30 days in United States Itinerary

30 days in United States Itinerary

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30 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Sydney
Fly:  14​h 45​min
1
Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h 45​min
2
Lahaina, Maui
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h 15​min
3
Honolulu, Oahu
— 5 nights
Fly + Bus:  13​h 45​min
4
New York City
— 3 nights
+2
Bus + Fly + Bus:  9​h
5
Hilton Head
— 3 nights
Drive:  5​h 30​min
6
Orlando, Florida
— 3 nights
Fly + Bus:  6​h 15​min
7
Marathon, Florida Keys
— 1 night
Bus + Fly:  6​h 15​min
8
Panama City Beach, Florida
— 2 nights
Fly:  22​h 45​min
End: Sydney

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.
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Scuba & Snorkeling and Akaka Falls State Park. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Dolphin & Whale Watching and Hapuna Beach State Recreation Area. Explore Kailua-Kona's surroundings by going to Swim with Dolphins (in Waikoloa) and Rainbow Falls (in Hilo). There's lots more to do: kick back and relax at Manini'owali Beach (Kua Bay), take in the exciting artwork at Kona Henna, stroll through Kahaluu Beach, and look for all kinds of wild species at Kanaloa Octopus Farm.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Kailua-Kona online trip itinerary builder .

Sydney, Australia to Kailua-Kona is an approximately 15-hour flight. The time zone changes from Australian Eastern Standard Time (New South Wales) (AEST) to Hawaii Standard Time (HST), which is usually a -20 hour difference. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Sydney in June: highs in Kailua-Kona hover around 34°C, while lows dip to 27°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Lahaina.

Things to do in Kailua-Kona

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Hilo, Hapuna Beach State Recreation Area, Kahaluu Beach
Highlights from your plan
Scuba & Snorkeling
Hapuna Beach State Recreation Area ©
Manini'owali Beach (Kua Bay) ©
Manini'owali Beach (Kua Bay)

3
nights
Lahaina, Maui

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.
Attractions like Dolphin & Whale Watching and Kahekili Beach Park make great kid-friendly stops. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Lahaina Banyan Court and Maui Ocean Center. When in Lahaina, make a side trip to see Scuba & Snorkeling in Kihei, approximately 40 minutes away. There's still lots to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Napili Beach, take a stroll through Lahaina Front Street, kick your exploration up a notch at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks, and stroll through Baby Beach.

For more things to do, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, use the Lahaina online trip itinerary maker .

You can fly from Kailua-Kona to Lahaina in 4 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of bus, taxi, and flight. June in Lahaina sees daily highs of 34°C and lows of 26°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Honolulu.

Things to do in Lahaina

Outdoors Parks Tours

Side Trips

Maui Ocean Center, Scuba & Snorkeling
Highlights from your plan
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Maui Ocean Center ©
Maui Ocean Center
Napili Beach ©
Napili Beach

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.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Polynesian Cultural Center and Iolani Palace. Bring the kids along to Swim with Dolphins and Diamond Head State Monument. Take a break from Honolulu with a short trip to Shark Diving in Haleiwa, about 1h 10 min away. And it doesn't end there: don't miss a visit to Battleship Missouri Memorial, explore the different monuments and memorials at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, examine the collection at USS Bowfin Submarine Museum & Park, and contemplate the waterfront views at Hanauma Bay Nature Preserve.

For reviews, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Honolulu travel route planner .

You can fly from Lahaina to Honolulu in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry, taxi, and flight; or do a combination of bus and flight. Expect a daytime high around 35°C in June, and nighttime lows around 27°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 12th (Sat) to allow time for travel to New York City.

Things to do in Honolulu

Outdoors Museums Wildlife

Side Trips

Polynesian Cultural Center, Shark Diving, Swim with Dolphins
Highlights from your plan
Swim with Dolphins
Polynesian Cultural Center ©
Polynesian Cultural Center
Battleship Missouri Memorial ©
Battleship Missouri Memorial

3
nights
New York City

New York City ©
Writer Pearl Buck once called New York City “a place apart,” and this giant urban center remains unlike any other in the world.
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Central Park and The Metropolitan Museum of Art. Next up on the itinerary: make a trip to Empire State Building, get great views at Top of the Rock, snap pictures at Brooklyn Bridge, and pause for some serene contemplation at St. Patrick's Cathedral.

To see where to stay, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the New York City online travel planner .

You can do a combination of flight and bus from Honolulu to New York City in 14 hours. Another option is to fly. You'll lose 5 hours traveling from Honolulu to New York City due to the time zone difference. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Honolulu in June, with highs in New York City at 31°C and lows at 21°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Hilton Head.

Things to do in New York City

Museums Parks Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Central Park ©
Central Park
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Statue of Liberty National Monument ©

3
nights
Hilton Head

A Hilton Head vacation may be heaven for a golfer, but the area also offers all kinds of other options for sports fans.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Dolphin & Whale Watching and Waterskiing & Jetskiing. Family-friendly places like Coligny Beach and Fishing Charters & Tours will thrill your kids. The adventure continues: race across the water with a speed boat tour, look for all kinds of wild species at Hilton Head Island Birding Trail, putt your heart out at Pirate's Island Adventure Golf, and hike along Hilton Head Island Bike Trails.

To find ratings, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Hilton Head trip itinerary app .

Traveling by combination of bus and flight from New York City to Hilton Head takes 9 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. Traveling from New York City in June, expect Hilton Head to be somewhat warmer, temps between 36°C and 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Orlando.

Things to do in Hilton Head

Outdoors Parks Tours
Highlights from your plan
Fishing Charters & Tours
Waterskiing & Jetskiing
Coligny Beach ©
Coligny Beach

3
nights
Orlando, Florida

Orlando ©
For most people, any mention of Orlando immediately conjures up images of sprawling theme parks filled with characters plucked right out of popular animated movies.
Kids will enjoy Walt Disney World Resort and World of Disney. Pack the 22nd (Tue) with family-friendly diversions at Universal's Islands of Adventure. Have a day of magic on the 24th (Thu) at Magic Kingdom Park. Next up on the itinerary: discover the magic at Disney's Typhoon Lagoon Water Park.

To see maps, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Orlando road trip tool .

Traveling by car from Hilton Head to Orlando takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and train; or take a bus. In June in Orlando, expect temperatures between 38°C during the day and 26°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Marathon.

Things to do in Orlando

Theme Parks Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Disney's Typhoon Lagoon Water Park ©
Disney's Typhoon Lagoon Water Park
Magic Kingdom Park ©
Magic Kingdom Park
Walt Disney World Resort ©
Walt Disney World Resort

1
night
Marathon, Florida Keys

Marathon ©
A tiny city just 16 km (10 mi) long, Marathon is spread across several islands in the middle of the Florida Keys.
Kick off your visit on the 25th (Fri): tour the pleasant surroundings at Bahia Honda State Park, then look for all kinds of wild species at The Turtle Hospital, and then kick back and relax at Sombrero Beach. Here are some ideas for day two: identify plant and animal life at Dolphin Research Center and then see what you can catch with a fishing tour.

To see where to stay, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Marathon trip planner .

Traveling by car from Orlando to Marathon takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. Plan for somewhat warmer nights when traveling from Orlando in June since evenings lows in Marathon dip to 30°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Panama City Beach.

Things to do in Marathon

Outdoors Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

Bahia Honda State Park, Fishing Charters & Tours
Highlights from your plan
Bahia Honda State Park ©
Bahia Honda State Park
Dolphin Research Center ©
Dolphin Research Center
Sombrero Beach ©
Sombrero Beach

2
nights
Panama City Beach, Florida

Boasting 43 km (27 mi) of white sandy beaches and plenty of sunshine, Panama City Beach is an ideal choice for a relaxing holiday.
Kick off your visit on the 27th (Sun): see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour and then fulfill a lifelong dream with a swim-with-the-dolphins experience. On the next day, meet the residents at Gulf World Marine Park, buy something for everyone on your list at Pier Park, and then cool off at Panama City Beach.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Panama City Beach online sightseeing planner .

Getting from Marathon to Panama City Beach by combination of bus, flight, and taxi takes about 6.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of shuttle, flight, and car; or drive. Plan for a bit cooler nights when traveling from Marathon in June since evenings lows in Panama City Beach dip to 26°C. On the 29th (Tue), you're off tohome.

Things to do in Panama City Beach

Outdoors Tours Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Swim with Dolphins
Panama City Beach ©
Panama City Beach
Gulf World Marine Park ©
Gulf World Marine Park

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