29 days in United States Itinerary

29 days in United States Itinerary

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29 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Adelaide
Fly + Drive:  26​h
1
Yosemite National Park
— 5 nights
Drive + Fly:  7​h 45​min
2
Santa Fe
— 1 night
Fly + Drive:  6​h 15​min
3
Yellowstone National Park
— 5 nights
Drive + Fly:  12​h 45​min
4
Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii
— 4 nights
Fly:  4​h
5
Lahaina, Maui
— 4 nights
Fly:  3​h 15​min
6
Honolulu, Oahu
— 6 nights
Fly:  15​h 45​min
End: Adelaide

5
nights
Yosemite National Park

Yosemite National Park ©
Massive granite mountains, towering waterfalls, groves of Giant Sequoia trees, and wilderness as far as the eye can see distinguish the landscape of Yosemite National Park.
Get outdoors at Nevada Falls Loop and Sentinel Dome. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Olmsted Point and El Capitan. There's much more to do: hike along Mariposa Grove of Giant Sequoias, tour the pleasant surroundings at Panorama Trail, take in the dramatic natural features at Taft Point, and take in the dramatic scenery at Vernal Fall.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Yosemite National Park trip itinerary maker .

Adelaide, Australia to Yosemite National Park is an approximately 26-hour combination of flight and car. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of flight, bus, and taxi. The time zone difference moving from Australian Central Standard Time (South Australia) (ACST) to Pacific Standard Time (PST) is minus 17 hours. Traveling from Adelaide in September, you will find days in Yosemite National Park are a bit warmer (27°C), and nights are slightly colder (3°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Wed) so you can travel to Santa Fe.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks Outdoors Trails
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El Capitan ©
El Capitan
Yosemite Falls ©
Yosemite Falls
Yosemite, Tunnel View ©
Yosemite, Tunnel View

1
night
Santa Fe

Santa Fe ©
Santa Fe continuously ranks among the world's top holiday destinations, attracting visitors with its unusual combination of scenic beauty, rich history, cultural diversity, and high concentration of performing arts venues, fine restaurants, and interesting attractions.
On the 26th (Thu), examine the collection at New Mexico History Museum, then admire the masterpieces at Georgia O'Keeffe Museum, then contemplate the long history of Santa Fe Plaza, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at The Cathedral Basilica of St. Francis of Assisi. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: steep yourself in history at Loretto Chapel, then get to know the fascinating history of Canyon Road, and then see the interesting displays at Museum of International Folk Art.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Santa Fe day trip planning app .

Do a combination of car and flight from Yosemite National Park to Santa Fe in 8 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car, flight, and shuttle; or drive. The time zone changes from Pacific Standard Time to Mountain Standard Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. Traveling from Yosemite National Park in September, things will get somewhat warmer in Santa Fe: highs are around 31°C and lows about 13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Fri) early enough to travel to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Santa Fe

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods
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New Mexico History Museum ©
New Mexico History Museum
Canyon Road ©
Canyon Road

5
nights
Yellowstone National Park

Yellowstone National Park ©
An exceptionally diverse landscape and varied wildlife have made Yellowstone National Park one of America's most popular parks.
Visiting Grand Loop Road and Yellowstone National Park will get you outdoors. Discover out-of-the-way places like Artist Point and Lamar Valley. Go for a jaunt from Yellowstone National Park to West Yellowstone to see Grizzly and Wolf Discovery Center about 54 minutes away. The adventure continues: identify plant and animal life at Hayden Valley, explore the striking landscape at Natural Bridge Trail, take in the natural beauty of Upper Geyser Basin, and take a peaceful walk through Petrified Tree.

To see traveler tips, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Yellowstone National Park sightseeing planner.

Do a combination of flight and car from Santa Fe to Yellowstone National Park in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of shuttle, flight, and car; or drive. Traveling from Santa Fe in September, expect nights in Yellowstone National Park to be a bit cooler, around 0°C, while days are colder, around 18°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Kailua-Kona.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trip

Grizzly and Wolf Discovery Center
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Artist Point ©
Artist Point
Lamar Valley ©
Lamar Valley
Yellowstone National Park ©
Yellowstone National Park

4
nights
Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii

Kailua-Kona ©
Thanks to its favorable location near a mountain range blocking the northeasterly trade winds, Kailua-Kona gets little rainfall, allowing adventure seekers and nature lovers a chance to enjoy over 300 days of sunshine each year.
Attractions like Pu'uhonua O Honaunau National Historical Park and Papakōlea Green Sand Beach make great kid-friendly stops. Visit Punalu‘U Beach and Hapuna Beach State Recreation Area for some beach relaxation. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Kailua-Kona: Hilo (Akaka Falls State Park & Rainbow Falls). Next up on the itinerary: get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour, and take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mauna Kea.

To find more things to do, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Kailua-Kona trip itinerary planner.

Getting from Yellowstone National Park to Kailua-Kona by combination of car and flight takes about 13 hours. Other options: do a combination of car, flight, and bus; or do a combination of bus, shuttle, and flight. The time zone changes from Mountain Standard Time to Hawaii Standard Time, which is usually a -3 hour difference. Traveling from Yellowstone National Park in October, things will get warmer in Kailua-Kona: highs are around 35°C and lows about 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Mon) early enough to travel to Lahaina.

Things to do in Kailua-Kona

Outdoors Parks Nature

Side Trips

Hilo, Hapuna Beach State Recreation Area, Punalu‘U Beach, Pu'uhonua O Honaunau National Historical Park, Papakōlea Green Sand Beach
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Punalu‘U Beach ©
Punalu‘U Beach
Hapuna Beach State Recreation Area ©

4
nights
Lahaina, Maui

Lahaina ©
Once the booming capital of the Hawaiian Kingdom, the tropical paradise of Lahaina still remains one of Maui's top vacation attractions, providing both culture and recreation.
You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Kapalua Beach and Ho'okipa Beach Park. Step off the beaten path and head to Wailea Beach and Napili Beach. Change things up with these side-trips from Lahaina: Haleakala Crater (in Haleakala National Park) and Scuba & Snorkeling (in Kihei). There's lots more to do: whizz through the canopy at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks, don't miss a visit to Lahaina Banyan Court, take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports, and wander the streets of Lahaina Front Street.

To see reviews, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, read our Lahaina journey planner .

Getting from Kailua-Kona to Lahaina by flight takes about 4 hours. Other options: do a combination of taxi, flight, and bus; or do a combination of flight and bus. In October, daytime highs in Lahaina are 34°C, while nighttime lows are 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Fri) so you can travel to Honolulu.

Things to do in Lahaina

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Ho'okipa Beach Park, Scuba & Snorkeling, Wailea Beach, Haleakala Crater, Kapalua Beach
Highlights from your plan
Ho'okipa Beach Park ©
Ho'okipa Beach Park
Wailea Beach ©
Wailea Beach
Kapalua Beach ©
Kapalua Beach

6
nights
Honolulu, Oahu

Honolulu ©
In many ways much more Asian than American, Honolulu is Hawaii's largest city and its center of government, transportation, commerce, and tourism.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Makapuu Lighthouse Trail and Battleship Missouri Memorial. Take a break from the city and head to Kailua Beach Park and Koko Crater Railway Trail. Venture out of the city with trips to Lanikai Beach (in Kailua), Haleiwa (Waimea Valley & Shark Diving) and Byodo-In Temple (in Kaneohe). There's lots more to do: explore the galleries of USS Arizona Memorial, contemplate the long history of Iolani Palace, take a memorable tour with Tours, and pause for some photo ops at Pu’u O Mahuka Heiau State Monument.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, read Honolulu trip itinerary tool .

Traveling by flight from Lahaina to Honolulu takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and flight; or do a combination of bus and flight. In October in Honolulu, expect temperatures between 36°C during the day and 27°C at night. You will leave for home on the 17th (Thu).

Things to do in Honolulu

Outdoors Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Haleiwa, Kailua, Byodo-In Temple, Pu’u O Mahuka Heiau State Monument
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USS Arizona Memorial ©
USS Arizona Memorial
Kailua Beach Park ©
Kailua Beach Park
Shark Diving

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