31 days in United States Itinerary

31 days in United States Itinerary

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Hanalei, Kauai
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Honolulu, Oahu
— 2 nights
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Kihei, Maui
— 2 nights
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Hilo, Island of Hawaii
— 2 nights
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Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii
— 2 nights
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Glacier National Park
— 2 nights
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Salt Lake City
— 1 night
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Cody
— 2 nights
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Rapid City
— 1 night
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Nashville
— 1 day
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Memphis
— 1 night
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Dallas
— 1 night
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Grand Canyon National Park
— 2 nights
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Las Vegas
— 3 nights
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Los Angeles
— 4 nights

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Hanalei, Kauai

Hanalei ©
Hanalei is a census-designated place (CDP) in Kauai County, Hawaii, United States. Kick off your visit on the 1st (Thu): take a memorable drive along Hanalei Valley Lookout, then look for all kinds of wild species at Na Pali Coast State Park, and then take in breathtaking views at Waimea Canyon State Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 2nd (Fri): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Wai`oli Hui`ia Church and then enjoy the sand and surf at Hanalei Beach.

To see ratings, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Hanalei trip planner.

Brisbane, Australia to Hanalei is an approximately 16-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 20 hours traveling from Brisbane to Hanalei. Traveling from Brisbane in October, things will get a bit warmer in Hanalei: highs are around 34°C and lows about 27°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 2nd (Fri) to allow time for travel to Honolulu.

Things to do in Hanalei

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Wildlife

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Na Pali Coast State Park ©
Na Pali Coast State Park
Waimea Canyon State Park ©
Waimea Canyon State Park
Hanalei Beach ©
Hanalei Beach

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Honolulu, Oahu

Honolulu ©

Big Pineapple

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 3rd (Sat), explore the activities along Hanauma Bay Nature Preserve, hike along Diamond Head State Monument, and then explore the different monuments and memorials at USS Arizona Memorial. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: admire the sheer force of Manoa Falls and then kick back and relax at Waikiki Beach.

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Traveling by flight from Hanalei to Honolulu takes 3.5 hours. In October, plan for daily highs up to 36°C, and evening lows to 27°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Kihei.

Things to do in Honolulu

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Nature
Highlights from your plan
USS Arizona Memorial ©
USS Arizona Memorial
Waikiki Beach ©
Waikiki Beach
Diamond Head State Monument ©
Diamond Head State Monument

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Kihei, Maui

Kihei ©
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.
Start off your visit on the 5th (Mon): get interesting insight from Tours and then kick back and relax at Ka'anapali Beach. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: enjoy the sand and surf at Kalepolepo Beach Park and then stroll through Wailea Beach.

For where to stay, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Kihei driving holiday planner.

Traveling by flight from Honolulu to Kihei takes 3 hours. In October, plan for daily highs up to 36°C, and evening lows to 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Hilo.

Things to do in Kihei

Outdoors · Beaches · Parks · Adventure

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Ka'anapali Beach ©
Ka'anapali Beach
Wailea Beach ©
Wailea Beach
Zipline

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Hilo, Island of Hawaii

Hilo ©

America's Wettest City

One of the island of Hawaii's major towns, Hilo contains a mix of Asian and Polynesian cultures and is known for its proximity to a national park encompassing two active volcanoes.
Start off your visit on the 7th (Wed): get a taste of the local shopping with Volcano Art Center Gallery, trek along Kipuka Puaulu (Bird Park) Trail, then see the interesting displays at Jagger Museum, and finally hike along Sulphur Banks. On the 8th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in the dramatic scenery at Akaka Falls State Park, then take in nature's colorful creations at Liliuokalani Gardens, then take in the dramatic natural features at Thurston Lava Tube (Nahuku), and finally hike along Kilauea Iki Trailhead.

To find reviews, maps, photos, and other tourist information, read Hilo day trip planner.

Fly from Kihei to Hilo in 3 hours. In October, plan for daily highs up to 34°C, and evening lows to 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Thu) early enough to drive to Kailua-Kona.

Things to do in Hilo

Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Nature

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Kilauea Iki Trailhead ©
Kilauea Iki Trailhead
Akaka Falls State Park ©
Akaka Falls State Park
Kipuka Puaulu (Bird Park) Trail ©
Kipuka Puaulu (Bird Park) Trail

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Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii

Heart of the Kona Coast

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.
Kick off your visit on the 9th (Fri): explore the striking landscape of Pu'uhonua O Honaunau National Historical Park, then kick back and relax at Kahaluu Beach, and then fulfill a lifelong dream with a swim-with-the-dolphins experience. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 10th (Sat): enjoy the sand and surf at Mauna Kea Beach and then kick back and relax at Hapuna Beach State Recreation Area.

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You can drive from Hilo to Kailua-Kona in 2 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In October, daily temperatures in Kailua-Kona can reach 35°C, while at night they dip to 28°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Sat) early enough to travel to Glacier National Park.

Things to do in Kailua-Kona

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Nature

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Swim with Dolphins
Hapuna Beach State Recreation Area ©
Hapuna Beach State Recreation Area
Pu'uhonua O Honaunau National Historical Park ©

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Glacier National Park

Glacier National Park ©

Crown of the Continent

The glaciers from which Glacier National Park takes its name mostly dissipated eons ago, but they left behind a scoured landscape of high and steep mountain peaks, sparkling lakes, lush alpine meadows, and thick forests.
Take a break from the city and head to Grinnell Glacier and Going-to-the-Sun Road. There's much more to do: take in the dramatic scenery at Virginia Falls, explore the striking landscape of Waterton-Glacier International Peace Park, trek along Highline Trail, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Iceberg Lake Trail.

To find maps, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Glacier National Park road trip planning tool.

You can fly from Kailua-Kona to Glacier National Park in 12 hours. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 3 hours traveling from Kailua-Kona to Glacier National Park. Expect colder temperatures when traveling from Kailua-Kona in October; daily highs in Glacier National Park reach 15°C and lows reach 0°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Tue) early enough to travel to Salt Lake City.

Things to do in Glacier National Park

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Trails
Highlights from your plan
Grinnell Glacier ©
Grinnell Glacier
Waterton-Glacier International Peace Park ©
Waterton-Glacier International Peace Park
Iceberg Lake Trail ©
Iceberg Lake Trail

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Salt Lake City

Salt Lake City ©

Crossroads of the West

Utah's capital and most populous city, Salt Lake City boasts a small-town feel, big-city amenities, and plenty of nature on its doorstep.
On the 14th (Wed), tour the pleasant surroundings at Temple Square and then explore the stunning scenery at Big Cottonwood Canyon.

To find where to stay, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Salt Lake City trip planner.

You can fly from Glacier National Park to Salt Lake City in 5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of car and bus. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Glacier National Park in October, with highs in Salt Lake City at 23°C and lows at 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Wed) so you can travel to Cody.

Things to do in Salt Lake City

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Temple Square ©
Temple Square

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Cody

Cody ©

Preferred Gateway to Yellowstone

A genuine cowboy city, Cody is famous for its nightly rodeos and its proximity to the protected wilderness areas of the world's first national park, now designated as one of the country's World Heritage Sites.
On the 15th (Thu), get engrossed in the history at Heart Mountain Interpretive Center, then admire the masterpieces at Whitney Western Art Museum, then take a peaceful walk through Shoshone National Forest, and finally see the interesting displays at Cody Dug Up Gun Museum. On the next day, learn more about the world around you at Draper Natural History Museum, then take an in-depth tour of Plains Indian Museum, then see the interesting displays at Cody Firearms Museum, and finally get engrossed in the history at Buffalo Bill Center of the West.

For ratings, maps, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Cody journey website.

You can fly from Salt Lake City to Cody in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Salt Lake City in October; daily highs in Cody reach 16°C and lows reach 3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Fri) early enough to travel to Rapid City.

Things to do in Cody

Museums · Parks · Nature

Side Trip

Highlights from your plan
Heart Mountain Interpretive Center ©
Heart Mountain Interpretive Center
Buffalo Bill Center of the West ©
Buffalo Bill Center of the West
Draper Natural History Museum ©
Draper Natural History Museum

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Rapid City

Rapid City ©

Gateway to the Black Hills

South Dakota's second-largest city, Rapid City has for many years served as a gateway to the West.
Kick off your visit on the 17th (Sat): brush up on your military savvy at South Dakota Air and Space Museum, look for all kinds of wild species at Bear Country USA, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Chapel in the Hills.

To find reviews, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Rapid City journey builder tool.

Getting from Cody to Rapid City by flight takes about 6 hours. Other options: drive. Expect a daytime high around 19°C in October, and nighttime lows around 5°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Sat) early enough to travel to Nashville.

Things to do in Rapid City

Parks · Wildlife · Museums · Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Bear Country USA ©
Bear Country USA
South Dakota Air and Space Museum ©
South Dakota Air and Space Museum
Chapel in the Hills ©
Chapel in the Hills

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Nashville

Nashville ©

Music City U.S.A.

Known as the capital of country music, the thriving city of Nashville combines old-world southern charm with a progressive urban flair.
On the 18th (Sun), take an in-depth tour of The Johnny Cash Museum & Cafe, then see the interesting displays at Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum, then witness the site of a historic battle at Lotz House Museum, and finally test your problem-solving skills at The Escape Game Nashville (Berry Hill).

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Fly from Rapid City to Nashville in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Rapid City to Nashville, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Rapid City in October, things will get somewhat warmer in Nashville: highs are around 28°C and lows about 13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Memphis.

Things to do in Nashville

Side Trip

Highlights from your plan
Lotz House Museum ©
Lotz House Museum
Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum ©
Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum
The Johnny Cash Museum & Cafe ©
The Johnny Cash Museum & Cafe

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Memphis

Memphis ©

Birthplace of Rock 'n' Roll

The largest city on the Mississippi River, Memphis bills itself as both the "Birthplace of Rock" and "Home of the Blues." With such a rich musical heritage, it shouldn't come as a surprise that Elvis Presley chose to live in Memphis during his later years.
Start off your visit on the 19th (Mon): see the interesting displays at Graceland, steep yourself in history at Sun Studio, and then pause for some photo ops at National Civil Rights Museum - Lorraine Motel.

For reviews, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Memphis driving holiday planning app.

Traveling by car from Nashville to Memphis takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. October in Memphis sees daily highs of 29°C and lows of 15°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Mon) so you can travel to Dallas.

Things to do in Memphis

Highlights from your plan
National Civil Rights Museum - Lorraine Motel ©
Graceland
Graceland
Sun Studio ©
Sun Studio

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Dallas

Dallas ©

Big D

One of the country's most popular shopping destinations, Dallas and its sprawling suburbs include more shopping centers per capita than any other urban center in America.
On the 20th (Tue), contemplate the long history of Top O'Hill Terrace, admire the masterpieces at Dallas Museum of Art, and then see the interesting displays at The Sixth Floor Museum at Dealey Plaza.

For traveler tips, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Dallas trip itinerary planner.

You can fly from Memphis to Dallas in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Memphis in October, Dallas is somewhat warmer at night with lows of 19°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Tue) so you can travel to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Dallas

Side Trip

Highlights from your plan
Top O'Hill Terrace ©
Top O'Hill Terrace
The Sixth Floor Museum at Dealey Plaza ©
The Sixth Floor Museum at Dealey Plaza
Dallas Museum of Art ©
Dallas Museum of Art

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Grand Canyon National Park

Grand Canyon National Park ©
The size, shape, and color of Grand Canyon National Park combine to leave an impression on visitors as deep as the canyon itself.
Escape the urban bustle at Grand Canyon South Rim and Powell Point. On the 22nd (Thu), hike the day away at Bright Angel Trail. There's still lots to do: trek along Rim Trail, take in breathtaking views at Yavapai Point, tour the pleasant surroundings at South Kaibab Trail, and take some stellar pictures from Hopi Point.

For traveler tips, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Grand Canyon National Park trip planner.

Traveling by combination of flight and bus from Dallas to Grand Canyon National Park takes 9 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Traveling from Dallas to Grand Canyon National Park, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Dallas in October, plan for a bit cooler days and much colder nights in Grand Canyon National Park: temperatures range from 22°C by day to 0°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Fri) early enough to drive to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Nature
Highlights from your plan
Grand Canyon South Rim ©
Grand Canyon South Rim
Rim Trail ©
Rim Trail
Bright Angel Trail ©
Bright Angel Trail

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Las Vegas

Las Vegas ©

Sin City

Nicknamed the "Entertainment Capital of the World," Las Vegas sits in the middle of a desert in the southern section of Nevada.
Get a sense of the local culture at The Strip and The Neon Museum. The Mob Museum and Nostalgia Street Rods will appeal to museum buffs. There's still lots to do: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area, try your luck at Casino At The Venetian, ponder the design of Fountains of Bellagio, and stop by Barneys New York.

For traveler tips, photos, maps, and other tourist information, use the Las Vegas online visit planner.

Traveling by car from Grand Canyon National Park to Las Vegas takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or do a combination of bus and flight. The time zone difference moving from Mountain Standard Time (MST) to Pacific Standard Time (PST) is minus 1 hour. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in October: highs in Las Vegas hover around 32°C, while lows dip to 18°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Mon) early enough to travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Shopping · Neighborhoods · Historic Sites · Museums
Highlights from your plan
The Strip ©
The Strip
Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area ©
The Mob Museum ©
The Mob Museum

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Los Angeles

Los Angeles ©

City of Angels

Surrounded by mountain ranges, forests, valleys, beaches, and deserts, the metropolitan area of Los Angeles is home to over 17 million people.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like The Getty Center and Santa Monica Pier. Appreciate the collections at Griffith Observatory and La Brea Tar Pits and Museum. Step out of Los Angeles to go to Anaheim and see Disneyland Park, which is approximately 36 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: explore the world behind art at Los Angeles County Museum of Art, enjoy the sand and surf at Venice Beach and Boardwalk, appreciate the extensive heritage of Hollywood Walk of Fame, and wander the streets of El Pueblo de Los Angeles.

To find ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Los Angeles online travel planner.

You can fly from Las Vegas to Los Angeles in 4.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of bus and train. In October, daily temperatures in Los Angeles can reach 32°C, while at night they dip to 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 30th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Museums · Theme Parks · Childrens Museums · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center
Santa Monica Pier ©
Santa Monica Pier
Griffith Observatory ©
Griffith Observatory

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