29 days in United States Itinerary

29 days in United States Itinerary

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29 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Melbourne
Fly:  13​h 30​min
1
Kihei, Maui
— 3 nights
Fly:  10​h 45​min
2
Page
— 3 nights
Fly + shuttle:  10​h 30​min
3
Marathon
— 2 nights
bus:  1​h 15​min
4
Key West
— 3 nights
Fly + Drive:  10​h 30​min
5
Yellowstone National Park
— 3 nights
Drive + Fly:  12​h 45​min
6
Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii
— 4 nights
Fly:  3​h 45​min
7
Honolulu, Oahu
— 5 nights
Fly:  13​h 30​min
End: Melbourne

3
nights
Kihei, Maui

Stretching over 9.7 km (6 mi) of pristine south Maui coastline, Kihei is the island's driest and sunniest region, making it a perfect location for water activities and beach leisure.
Get outdoors at Zipline and Stand-Up Paddleboarding. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Ho'okipa Beach Park and Napili Beach. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Kihei: Haleakala Crater (in Haleakala National Park) and Lahaina (Dolphin & Whale Watching, Lahaina Front Street, & more). There's more to do: get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports and relax in the rural setting at Maui Tropical Plantation.

To see ratings, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Kihei trip planner .

Melbourne, Australia to Kihei is an approximately 13.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of shuttle and flight; or do a combination of train and flight. The time zone difference moving from Australian Eastern Standard Time (Victoria) to Hawaii Standard Time is minus 20 hours. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in Kihei when traveling from Melbourne in December, with lows around 22°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sun) early enough to travel to Page.

Things to do in Kihei

Outdoors Tours Parks

Side Trips

Lahaina, Ho'okipa Beach Park, Maui Tropical Plantation, Haleakala Crater
Highlights from your plan
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Ho'okipa Beach Park ©
Ho'okipa Beach Park
Napili Beach ©
Napili Beach

3
nights
Page

Page ©
Originally little more than a simple camp constructed to house workers who built a nearby dam on the Colorado River, Page is now a popular stop for travelers preparing a trip to Arizona's canyon country.
Step out of the city life by going to Grand Canyon South Rim and Bright Angel Point. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Glen Canyon Dam Overlook and Photography Tours. Change things up with these side-trips from Page: Grand Canyon National Park (Navajo Bridge & Lipan Point) and Monument Valley Navajo Tribal Park (in Monument Valley). There's more to do: take in breathtaking views at Antelope Canyon.

For ratings, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Page planner .

Getting from Kihei to Page by flight takes about 11 hours. Other options: do a combination of car and flight; or do a combination of flight and shuttle. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 3 hours traveling from Kihei to Page. Traveling from Kihei in December, things will get much colder in Page: highs are around 9°C and lows about -1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Thu) early enough to travel to Marathon.

Things to do in Page

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Grand Canyon National Park, Monument Valley Navajo Tribal Park
Highlights from your plan
Bright Angel Point ©
Bright Angel Point
Grand Canyon South Rim ©
Grand Canyon South Rim
Lipan Point ©
Lipan Point

2
nights
Marathon

A tiny city just 16 km (10 mi) long, Marathon is spread across several islands in the middle of the Florida Keys.
Discover out-of-the-way places like The Turtle Hospital and Dolphin Research Center. Take a break from the city and head to Fishing Charters & Tours and Pigeon Key Foundation. There's much more to do: immerse yourself in nature at Bahia Honda State Park, enjoy the sand and surf at Sombrero Beach, and take in the views from Seven Mile Bridge.

For photos, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Marathon trip itinerary app .

Traveling by combination of flight and shuttle from Page to Marathon takes 10.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Page to Marathon is 2 hours. Prepare for warmer weather when traveling from Page in December: high temperatures in Marathon hover around 31°C and lows are around 25°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Sun) to allow time to take a bus to Key West.

Things to do in Marathon

Parks Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trips

Bahia Honda State Park, Fishing Charters & Tours
Highlights from your plan
Fishing Charters & Tours
The Turtle Hospital ©
The Turtle Hospital
Dolphin Research Center ©
Dolphin Research Center

3
nights
Key West

Located just 140 km (90 mi) from Cuba, Key West is an island only about 6.4 km (4 mi) long and 1.6 km (1 mi) wide.
Step out of the city life by going to Dolphin & Whale Watching and Fishing Charters & Tours. You'll explore and learn at U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Ingham Maritime Museum and Truman Little White House. Spend the 31st (Tue) exploring nature at Dry Tortugas National Park. There's still lots to do: admire the majestic nature at Fort Zachary Taylor and take a memorable drive along The Overseas Highway.

To see more things to do, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, read our Key West road trip planner.

Getting from Marathon to Key West by bus takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: drive. In December, daily temperatures in Key West can reach 30°C, while at night they dip to 25°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Wed) so you can travel to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Key West

Outdoors Parks Nature
Highlights from your plan
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Dry Tortugas National Park ©
Dry Tortugas National Park

3
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.
Step off the beaten path and head to Grand Teton and Grand Prismatic Spring. Escape the urban bustle at Lamar Valley and Grizzly and Wolf Discovery Center. Next up on the itinerary: explore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone, take in the natural beauty of Old Faithful, and take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Elephant Back Mountain.

To find more things to do, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, read our Yellowstone National Park trip itinerary maker app .

You can do a combination of flight and car from Key West to Yellowstone National Park in 10.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight, shuttle, and car; or drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 2 hours traveling from Key West to Yellowstone National Park. Traveling from Key West in January, expect Yellowstone National Park to be colder, temps between -5°C and -20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Sun) early enough to travel to Kailua-Kona.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Grand Teton, Grizzly and Wolf Discovery Center
Highlights from your plan
Lamar Valley ©
Lamar Valley
Grand Teton ©
Grand Teton
Grizzly and Wolf Discovery Center ©
Grizzly and Wolf Discovery Center

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.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Hapuna Beach State Recreation Area and Pu'uhonua O Honaunau National Historical Park. Escape the urban bustle at Fishing Charters & Tours and Scuba & Snorkeling. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Kailua-Kona: Hilo (Akaka Falls State Park & Rainbow Falls). The adventure continues: kick back and relax at Manini'owali Beach (Kua Bay), take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mauna Kea, relax in the rural setting at Greenwell Farms, and get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour.

To find more things to do, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Kailua-Kona online tour itinerary builder .

You can do a combination of car and flight from Yellowstone National Park to Kailua-Kona in 13 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car, flight, and bus; or do a combination of bus, shuttle, and flight. Traveling from Yellowstone National Park to Kailua-Kona, you'll gain 3 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Yellowstone National Park in January, things will get much warmer in Kailua-Kona: highs are around 31°C and lows about 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Fri) so you can travel to Honolulu.

Things to do in Kailua-Kona

Outdoors Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

Hilo, Greenwell Farms, Hapuna Beach State Recreation Area, Pu'uhonua O Honaunau National Historical Park
Highlights from your plan
Hapuna Beach State Recreation Area ©
Fishing Charters & Tours

5
nights
Honolulu, Oahu

In many ways much more Asian than American, Honolulu is Hawaii's largest city and its center of government, transportation, commerce, and tourism.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like USS Arizona Memorial and Makapuu Lighthouse Trail. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Koko Crater Railway Trail and Dolphin & Whale Watching. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Honolulu: Lanikai Beach (in Kailua), Pu’u O Mahuka Heiau State Monument (in Pupukea) and Shark Diving (in Haleiwa). Next up on the itinerary: trek along Diamond Head State Monument, look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas, contemplate the long history of Iolani Palace, and don't miss a visit to Battleship Missouri Memorial.

Discover how to plan a Honolulu trip in just a few steps with Inspirock's itinerary builder.

Getting from Kailua-Kona to Honolulu by flight takes about 4 hours. In January, daily temperatures in Honolulu can reach 32°C, while at night they dip to 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 15th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Honolulu

Outdoors Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Pu’u O Mahuka Heiau State Monument, Shark Diving, Lanikai Beach
Highlights from your plan
Shark Diving
Makapuu Lighthouse Trail ©
Makapuu Lighthouse Trail
Koko Crater Railway Trail ©
Koko Crater Railway Trail

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