30 days in United States Itinerary

30 days in United States Itinerary

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Honolulu, Oahu
— 2 nights
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Koloa, Kauai
— 2 nights
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Lahaina, Maui
— 2 nights
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Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii
— 2 nights
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Yellowstone National Park
— 2 nights
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New York City
— 3 nights
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Key West
— 2 nights
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Santa Fe
— 3 nights
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Sedona
— 3 nights
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Grand Canyon National Park
— 2 nights
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Yosemite National Park
— 5 nights
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Honolulu, Oahu — 2 nights

In many ways much more Asian than American, Honolulu is Hawaii's largest city and its center of government, transportation, commerce, and tourism.
On the 29th (Sat), take an in-depth tour of Iolani Palace, then stroll the grounds of National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, then have unforgettable encounters with a shark diving experience, and finally pause for some photo ops at Pu’u O Mahuka Heiau State Monument. Here are some ideas for day two: see the interesting displays at USS Bowfin Submarine Museum & Park, steep yourself in history at Battleship Missouri Memorial, and then explore the different monuments and memorials at USS Arizona Memorial.

To see ratings, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, read Honolulu online sightseeing planner.

Brisbane, Australia to Honolulu is an approximately 12.5-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Brisbane to Honolulu is minus 20 hours. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Brisbane in October; daily highs in Honolulu reach 36°C and lows reach 27°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Sun) early enough to catch the flight to Koloa.
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Koloa, Kauai — 2 nights

Kōloa is an unincorporated census-designated place (CDP) in Kauai County, Hawaii, United States. Start off your visit on the 31st (Mon): paddle through the water with a kayaking and canoeing tour and then admire the sheer force of Wailua Falls. Keep things going the next day: kick back and relax at Poipu Beach Park and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Waimea Canyon State Park.

To find ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Koloa road trip planning site.

You can fly from Honolulu to Koloa in 2.5 hours. October in Koloa sees daily highs of 34°C and lows of 27°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Tue) so you can fly to Lahaina.
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Lahaina, Maui — 2 nights

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.
Start off your visit on the 2nd (Wed): take a stroll through Lahaina Front Street, then walk around Lahaina Banyan Court, and then have unforgettable encounters with a shark diving experience. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 3rd (Thu): whizz through the canopy at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks and then enjoy the sand and surf at Kapalua Beach.

For other places to visit, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Lahaina road trip app.

Traveling by flight from Koloa to Lahaina takes 2.5 hours. In November, plan for daily highs up to 32°C, and evening lows to 25°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Thu) so you can catch the flight to Kailua-Kona.
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Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii — 2 nights

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.
Start off your visit on the 4th (Fri): tour the pleasant surroundings at Hapuna Beach State Recreation Area and then admire all the interesting features of Saddle Road. Here are some ideas for day two: stroll through Pu'uhonua O Honaunau National Historical Park and then get outside with Outdoor Activities.

For ratings, reviews, maps, and tourist information, use the Kailua-Kona trip itinerary app.

Traveling by flight from Lahaina to Kailua-Kona takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. November in Kailua-Kona sees daily highs of 34°C and lows of 26°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Sat) early enough to catch the flight to Yellowstone National Park.
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Yellowstone National Park — 2 nights

An exceptionally diverse landscape and varied wildlife have made Yellowstone National Park one of America's most popular parks.
Take a break from the city and head to Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone and Morning Glory Pool. Step off the beaten path and head to Lamar Valley and Grand Loop Road. The adventure continues: witness a stunning natural landmark at Old Faithful.

For traveler tips, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Yellowstone National Park journey builder site.

You can fly from Kailua-Kona to Yellowstone National Park in 11 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. Traveling from Kailua-Kona to Yellowstone National Park, you'll lose 3 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Kailua-Kona in November, things will get much colder in Yellowstone National Park: highs are around 0°C and lows about -13°C. On the 8th (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can fly to New York City.
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New York City — 3 nights

Writer Pearl Buck once called New York City “a place apart,” and this giant urban center remains unlike any other in the world.
Get a sense of the local culture at The Metropolitan Museum of Art and 9/11 Memorial. There's lots more to do: go for a walk through Central Park, tour the pleasant surroundings at The High Line, don't miss a visit to Rockefeller Center, and admire the striking features of Empire State Building.

For photos, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, use the New York City online journey planner.

Traveling by flight from Yellowstone National Park to New York City takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Traveling from Yellowstone National Park to New York City, you'll lose 2 hours due to the time zone difference. Plan for much warmer temperatures traveling from Yellowstone National Park in November, with highs in New York City at 16°C and lows at 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Fri) to allow time to fly to Key West.
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Key West — 2 nights

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.
Start off your visit on the 12th (Sat): meet some fierce fish with Bone Island Divers & Sandbar Charters Key West, then get engrossed in the history at Truman Little White House, then enjoy the sand and surf at Fort Zachary Taylor, and finally explore the different monuments and memorials at Key West Cemetery. Keep things going the next day: visit a coastal fixture at Key West Lighthouse and Keeper's Quarters Museum, see the interesting displays at The Ernest Hemingway Home and Museum, and then admire all the interesting features of The Overseas Highway.

To find out how to plan a trip to Key West, use our trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by flight from New York City to Key West takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Plan for much warmer temperatures traveling from New York City in November, with highs in Key West at 32°C and lows at 26°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Sun) early enough to catch the flight to Santa Fe.
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Santa Fe — 3 nights

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.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Loretto Chapel and Santa Fe Plaza. Get some cultural insight at The Cathedral Basilica of St. Francis of Assisi and Canyon Road. When in Santa Fe, make a side trip to see Bandelier National Monument in Los Alamos, approximately Los Alamos away. There's still lots to do: admire the masterpieces at Georgia O'Keeffe Museum and pause for some photo ops at New Mexico History Museum.

To see traveler tips, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, use the Santa Fe trip planning tool.

You can fly from Key West to Santa Fe in 9.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Traveling from Key West to Santa Fe, you'll gain 2 hours due to the time zone difference. Prepare for cooler weather when traveling from Key West in November: high temperatures in Santa Fe hover around 14°C and lows are around -1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Wed) to allow time to fly to Sedona.
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Sedona — 3 nights

Despite its relatively small size, Sedona overflows with tourist appeal.
Get outdoors at Cathedral Rock and Bell Rock. Explore hidden gems such as Devil's Bridge Trail and Spas. Next up on the itinerary: hike along Airport Mesa, explore and take pictures at Red Rock Scenic Byway (SR 179), and explore the stunning scenery at Oak Creek Canyon.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Sedona online trip maker.

Traveling by flight from Santa Fe to Sedona takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Santa Fe in November, things will get a bit warmer in Sedona: highs are around 20°C and lows about 8°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Grand Canyon National Park.
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Grand Canyon National Park — 2 nights

The size, shape, and color of Grand Canyon National Park combine to leave an impression on visitors as deep as the canyon itself.
Start off your visit on the 20th (Sun): see the world from above with a helicopter tour, trek along South Kaibab Trail, and then take in breathtaking views at Grand Canyon South Rim. Here are some ideas for day two: look for all kinds of wild species at Grand Canyon Mule Tours by Xanterra.

For where to stay, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Grand Canyon National Park road trip app.

You can drive from Sedona to Grand Canyon National Park in 2.5 hours. Traveling from Sedona in November, expect nights in Grand Canyon National Park to be colder, around -6°C, while days are a bit cooler, around 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 21st (Mon) to allow time for travel to Yosemite National Park.
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Yosemite National Park — 5 nights

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.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Glacier Point and Mariposa Grove. Escape the urban bustle at Yosemite, Tunnel View and Tioga Pass. On the 22nd (Tue), spend a scenic day exploring the area around Half Dome. On the 23rd (Wed), hike the day away at Panorama Trail. There's still lots to do: take in the dramatic scenery at Yosemite Falls, explore the striking landscape of Pioneer Yosemite History Center, take in the dramatic natural features at North Dome, and take some stellar pictures from Valley View.

To find reviews, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Yosemite National Park journey planner.

Traveling by car from Grand Canyon National Park to Yosemite National Park takes 10.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and car. The time zone difference when traveling from Grand Canyon National Park to Yosemite National Park is minus 1 hour. November in Yosemite National Park sees daily highs of 14°C and lows of -8°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sat) so you can travel back home.
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United States travel guide

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More than the country of car-packed streets seen in TV shows and movies, the United States of America is a complex and diverse home to over 300 million people living in a wide range of landscapes and climates. From its big-city skyscrapers to its sprawling natural parks, the country's ''melting pot'' combines many ethnic groups that share a strong sense of national identity despite their cultural differences. A country of road trips and big blue skies, the United States harbors orderly cities filled with restaurants, parks, museums, and innumerable sightseeing opportunities, as well as pristine natural areas perfect for a holiday in the great outdoors. To see as much as you can of this diverse land quickly, drive over some of the more than 6 million km (4 million mi) of highways leading through deserts, mountain peaks, fertile fields, and giant urban centers.
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