30 days in United States Itinerary

30 days in United States Itinerary

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30 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Melbourne
Fly:  13​h
1
Lihue, Kauai
— 2 nights
Fly:  2​h 15​min
2
Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii
— 3 nights
+2
Fly + bus + shuttle:  11​h 30​min
3
Page
— 2 nights
Fly + Drive:  13​h 30​min
4
St. Augustine
— 2 nights
+2
Drive + Fly + shuttle:  6​h 15​min
5
Marathon
— 2 nights
bus:  1​h 15​min
6
Key West
— 3 nights
ferry:  3​h
7
Naples
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
8
Sanibel Island
— 3 nights
Fly:  11​h 30​min
9
Kihei, Maui
— 4 nights
Fly:  13​h 30​min
End: Melbourne

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nights
Lihue, Kauai

Lihue ©
Lihue or Līhue is an unincorporated census-designated place (CDP) and the county seat of Kauai County, Hawaii. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Na Pali Coast State Park and Huleia National Wildlife Refuge. Venture out of the city with trips to Hanalei National Wildlife Refuge (in Hanalei) and Waimea Canyon State Park (in Waimea). There's lots more to do: see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour, take in the exciting artwork at Art House Hawaii, take an unforgettable tour with a helicopter tour, and add some adventure to your tour with a kayaking and canoeing tour.

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Melbourne, Australia to Lihue is an approximately 13-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight. You'll gain 20 hours traveling from Melbourne to Lihue due to the time zone difference. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in Lihue when traveling from Melbourne in December, with lows around 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Kailua-Kona.

Things to do in Lihue

Wildlife Tours Parks

Side Trips

Kayaking & Canoeing, Na Pali Coast State Park, Art House Hawaii, Dolphin & Whale Watching, Waimea Canyon State Park
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Na Pali Coast State Park ©
Na Pali Coast State Park
Hanalei National Wildlife Refuge ©
Hanalei National Wildlife Refuge
Dolphin & Whale Watching

3
nights
Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii

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.
Step off the beaten path and head to Kona Cloud Forest - Guided Walking Tours and Pae'a. The adventure continues: identify plant and animal life at Living Ocean Adventures, see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour, admire the majestic nature at Pu'u Wa'awa'a Forest Reserve, and stop by The Cindy Coats Gallery.

To find where to stay, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Kailua-Kona trip tool .

Traveling by flight from Lihue to Kailua-Kona takes 2.5 hours. In December, daytime highs in Kailua-Kona are 32°C, while nighttime lows are 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Mon) so you can travel to Page.

Things to do in Kailua-Kona

Wildlife Parks Outdoors

Side Trip

Pae'a
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Kanaloa Octopus Farm ©
Kanaloa Octopus Farm
Dolphin & Whale Watching

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nights
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.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Paria Canyon Wilderness Area and The Chains. Spend the 19th (Wed) behind the viewfinder with an inspiring photography tour. And it doesn't end there: choose your vessel at All In Boat Rentals, take in breathtaking views at Antelope Canyon, and take in the dramatic natural features at Horseshoe Bend.

To see maps, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Page holiday maker site .

Fly from Kailua-Kona to Page in 11.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and shuttle. The time zone difference moving from Hawaii Standard Time to Mountain Standard Time is 3 hours. Prepare for colder weather when traveling from Kailua-Kona in December: high temperatures in Page hover around 9°C and lows are around -1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Thu) early enough to travel to St. Augustine.

Things to do in Page

Outdoors Tours Nature

Side Trip

Big Water
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Photography Tours
The Chains ©
The Chains
Navajo Village Heritage Center ©
Navajo Village Heritage Center

2
nights
St. Augustine

St. Augustine ©
SAINT AUGUSTINE | PONTE VEDRA on Florida's Historic Coast The Nation's oldest city (est. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to St. Augustine Alligator Farm Zoological Park and Flagler College. Explore St. Augustine's surroundings by going to Rice Creek Conservation Area (in Palatka), Graham Swamp Preserve (in Palm Coast) and Single Vision Inc. (in Melrose). And it doesn't end there: get engrossed in the history at St. Augustine Lighthouse & Maritime Museum, don't miss a visit to St. George Street, appreciate the history behind Castillo de San Marcos, and brush up on your knowledge of spirits at St. Augustine Distillery.

To see maps, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the St. Augustine trip planner .

You can do a combination of flight and bus from Page to St. Augustine in 13.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. The time zone changes from Mountain Standard Time to Eastern Standard Time, which is usually a 2 hour difference. Expect warmer temperatures when traveling from Page in December; daily highs in St. Augustine reach 24°C and lows reach 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sun) so you can travel to Marathon.

Things to do in St. Augustine

Parks Wildlife Museums

Side Trips

Rice Creek Conservation Area, Single Vision Inc., Graham Swamp Preserve
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Rice Creek Conservation Area ©
Rice Creek Conservation Area
Flagler College ©
Flagler College

2
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Marathon

Marathon ©
A tiny city just 16 km (10 mi) long, Marathon is spread across several islands in the middle of the Florida Keys.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Dolphin Research Center and Seven Mile Bridge. Step out of Marathon with an excursion to Fishing Charters & Tours in Islamorada--about 38 minutes away. There's lots more to do: identify plant and animal life at Marathon Garden Club, get answers to all your questions at Pigeon Key Foundation, stop by Bayshore Clothing, and head outdoors with Gemini Dream Charters.

To see more things to do and more tourist information, read Marathon trip builder .

Traveling by combination of car, flight, and shuttle from St. Augustine to Marathon takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus, flight, and shuttle. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from St. Augustine in December; daily highs in Marathon reach 31°C and lows reach 25°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Wed) to allow time to take a bus to Key West.

Things to do in Marathon

Wildlife Parks Outdoors

Side Trip

Fishing Charters & Tours
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The Turtle Hospital ©
The Turtle Hospital
Crane Point Museum & Nature Center ©
Dolphin Research Center ©
Dolphin Research Center

3
nights
Key West

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 off the beaten path and head to Dolphin & Whale Watching and KEPart Studio-Gallery. Next up on the itinerary: test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms, look for gifts at Pearl Key West, identify plant and animal life at Key West Butterfly & Nature Conservatory, and contemplate the long history of Truman Little White House.

For ratings, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Key West trip planning app .

You can take a bus from Marathon to Key West in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Expect a daytime high around 30°C in December, and nighttime lows around 25°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sat) so you can travel to Naples.

Things to do in Key West

Outdoors Wildlife Tours
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The Overseas Highway ©
The Overseas Highway
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Fishing Charters & Tours

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nights
Naples

Naples ©
Naples is a city in Collier County, Florida, United States. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Speed Boats Tours and TEN THOUSAND ISLANDS NWR. Explore Naples' surroundings by going to Waterskiing & Jetskiing (in Marco Island), Ten Thousand Islands National Wildlife Refuge (in Immokalee) and Ochopee (Big Cypress National Preserve & Kirby Storter Roadside Park). It doesn't end there: look for all kinds of wild species at Audubon Corkscrew Swamp Sanctuary and take in the waterfront at Naples Pier.

To see where to stay, reviews, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Naples trip itinerary maker tool .

You can do a combination of ferry and taxi from Key West to Naples in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a bit cooler evenings in Naples when traveling from Key West in December, with lows around 20°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Tue) early enough to go by car to Sanibel Island.

Things to do in Naples

Wildlife Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Ochopee, Ten Thousand Islands National Wildlife Refuge, Waterskiing & Jetskiing, Speed Boats Tours
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Kirby Storter Roadside Park ©
Kirby Storter Roadside Park
Big Cypress National Preserve ©
Big Cypress National Preserve
Bird Rookery Swamp ©
Bird Rookery Swamp

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nights
Sanibel Island

Sanibel Island ©
Take a trip to Sanibel Island if you like pretty sunsets and luxurious resorts.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Bowman's Beach and J.N. "Ding" Darling National Wildlife Refuge. There's lots more to do: look for all kinds of wild species at Pond Apple Park, deepen your understanding at Clinic for the Rehabilitation of Wildlife (CROW), let little ones run wild at Sanibel Community Playground, and get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour.

For ratings, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Sanibel Island trip planning website .

Traveling by car from Naples to Sanibel Island takes 1.5 hours. In January, daytime highs in Sanibel Island are 28°C, while nighttime lows are 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Fri) so you can travel to Kihei.

Things to do in Sanibel Island

Parks Wildlife Outdoors
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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.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Stand-Up Paddleboarding and Kai Pua Artist Studio. Explore Kihei's surroundings by going to Lahaina (Lahaina Banyan Court, Lahaina Galleries, & more), Haleakala Crater (in Haleakala National Park) and Kalaloa Point (in Hana). The adventure continues: look for all kinds of wild species at Waikamoi Preserve, get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour, and kick back and relax at Kalepolepo Beach Park.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Kihei sightseeing planner .

Do a combination of taxi and flight from Sanibel Island to Kihei in 11.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi, bus, and flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 5 hours traveling from Sanibel Island to Kihei. Traveling from Sanibel Island in January, things will get somewhat warmer in Kihei: highs are around 32°C and lows about 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 9th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Kihei

Parks Wildlife Outdoors

Side Trips

Lahaina, Waikamoi Preserve, Kalaloa Point, Haleakala Crater
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