31 days in United States Itinerary

31 days in United States Itinerary

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31 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Auckland
Fly:  12​h
1
Honolulu, Oahu
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h 15​min
2
Lahaina, Maui
— 3 nights
Fly:  4​h
3
Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii
— 4 nights
Fly:  9​h 15​min
4
Los Angeles
— 2 nights
Fly + Drive:  6​h
5
Yellowstone National Park
— 4 nights
+2
Drive + Fly + bus:  9​h
6
New York City
— 3 nights
+2
bus + Fly + taxi:  5​h
7
Gatlinburg
— 4 nights
taxi + Fly:  5​h 45​min
8
Savannah
— 4 nights
Fly:  22​h 30​min
End: Auckland

3
nights
Honolulu, Oahu

Honolulu ©
In many ways much more Asian than American, Honolulu is Hawaii's largest city and its center of government, transportation, commerce, and tourism.
USS Arizona Memorial and USS Bowfin Submarine Museum & Park will appeal to museum buffs. Bring the kids along to Battleship Missouri Memorial and Lanikai Beach. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Honolulu: Shark Diving (in Haleiwa), Byodo-In Temple (in Kaneohe) and Polynesian Cultural Center (in Laie). Next up on the itinerary: steep yourself in history at Iolani Palace and see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

To see ratings, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Honolulu attractions app .

Auckland, New Zealand to Honolulu is an approximately 12-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 22 hours traveling from Auckland to Honolulu. Plan for warmer temperatures traveling from Auckland in July, with highs in Honolulu at 36°C and lows at 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Mon) so you can travel to Lahaina.

Things to do in Honolulu

Historic Sites Outdoors Museums

Side Trips

Kailua, Polynesian Cultural Center, Byodo-In Temple, Shark Diving
Highlights from your plan
Iolani Palace ©
Iolani Palace
Shark Diving
Lanikai Beach ©
Lanikai Beach

3
nights
Lahaina, Maui

Lahaina ©
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.
Relax by the water at Napili Beach and Kapalua Beach. Step off the beaten path and head to Lahaina Front Street and Wailea Beach. When in Lahaina, make a side trip to see Helicopter Tours in Kahului, approximately 42 minutes away. There's still lots to do: kick your exploration up a notch at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks, make a trip to Lahaina Banyan Court, observe the fascinating underwater world at Maui Ocean Center, and get interesting insight from Tours.

Make your Lahaina itinerary with Inspirock to find out what to see and where to go.

Getting from Honolulu to Lahaina by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and ferry; or do a combination of flight and bus. August in Lahaina sees daily highs of 35°C and lows of 27°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Kailua-Kona.

Things to do in Lahaina

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Maui Ocean Center, Wailea Beach, Parasailing & Paragliding, Kapalua Beach, Helicopter Tours
Highlights from your plan
Kapalua Beach ©
Kapalua Beach
Wailea Beach ©
Wailea Beach
Napili Beach ©
Napili Beach

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.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Akaka Falls State Park and Fishing Charters & Tours. Visiting Papakōlea Green Sand Beach and Swim with Dolphins will get you outdoors. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Kailua-Kona: Hapuna Beach State Recreation Area (in Puako), Punalu‘U Beach (in Pahala) and Pu'uhonua O Honaunau National Historical Park (in Honaunau). The adventure continues: enjoy the sand and surf at Manini'owali Beach (Kua Bay) and take in the awesome beauty at Mauna Kea.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Kailua-Kona attractions tool .

You can fly from Lahaina to Kailua-Kona in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, flight, and taxi; or do a combination of bus and flight. In August, plan for daily highs up to 36°C, and evening lows to 29°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Mon) early enough to travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Kailua-Kona

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Akaka Falls State Park, Punalu‘U Beach, Hapuna Beach State Recreation Area, Papakōlea Green Sand Beach, Swim with Dolphins
Highlights from your plan
Akaka Falls State Park ©
Akaka Falls State Park
Punalu‘U Beach ©
Punalu‘U Beach
Hapuna Beach State Recreation Area ©

2
nights
Los Angeles

Los Angeles ©
Surrounded by mountain ranges, forests, valleys, beaches, and deserts, the metropolitan area of Los Angeles is home to over 17 million people.
Kids will enjoy The Getty Center and Santa Monica Bay. Popular historic sites such as Santa Monica Pier and Hollywood Walk of Fame are in your itinerary. Go for a jaunt from Los Angeles to Anaheim to see Disneyland Park about 36 minutes away. There's lots more to do: learn about all things military at Battleship USS Iowa Museum, see the interesting displays at Petersen Automotive Museum, look and learn at Griffith Observatory, and explore the world behind art at Diorama-museum of Bhagavad-gita.

To see more things to do, photos, maps, and tourist information, use the Los Angeles trip planner.

You can fly from Kailua-Kona to Los Angeles in 9.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of flight and train. The time zone difference when traveling from Kailua-Kona to Los Angeles is 2 hours. Plan for a bit cooler nights when traveling from Kailua-Kona in August since evenings lows in Los Angeles dip to 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Museums Theme Parks Nature

Side Trips

Santa Monica Pier, Disneyland Park
Highlights from your plan
The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center
Santa Monica Bay ©
Santa Monica Bay
Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park

4
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.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone and Old Faithful. Visiting Grand Prismatic Spring and Yellowstone National Park will get you outdoors. When in Yellowstone National Park, make a side trip to see Grizzly and Wolf Discovery Center in West Yellowstone, approximately 1h 20 min away. There's still lots to do: hike along Artist Point, explore the wealth of natural beauty at Lake Butte Overlook, explore the stunning scenery at S Rim Trail, and witness a stunning natural landmark at Castle Geyser.

To find ratings, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Yellowstone National Park online day trip planner .

Do a combination of flight and car from Los Angeles to Yellowstone National Park in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight, shuttle, and car; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Los Angeles to Yellowstone National Park is 1 hour. Traveling from Los Angeles in August, expect nights in Yellowstone National Park to be colder, around 3°C, while days are slightly colder, around 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Tue) to allow time to travel to New York City.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trip

Grizzly and Wolf Discovery Center
Highlights from your plan
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone ©
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone
Lamar Valley ©
Lamar Valley
Yellowstone National Park ©
Yellowstone National Park

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.
Discover out-of-the-way places like New York Public Library and St. Paul's Chapel. Appreciate the collections at 9/11 Memorial and Ellis Island. And it doesn't end there: make a trip to Central Park, browse the exhibits of The Metropolitan Museum of Art, take in panoramic vistas at Empire State Building, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Patrick's Cathedral.

For maps, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the New York City trip itinerary planning tool .

Traveling by combination of car, flight, and bus from Yellowstone National Park to New York City takes 9 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, shuttle, and flight; or drive. You'll lose 2 hours traveling from Yellowstone National Park to New York City due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Yellowstone National Park in August, plan for somewhat warmer days in New York City, with highs around 34°C, while nights are warmer with lows around 25°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sat) early enough to travel to Gatlinburg.

Things to do in New York City

Museums Parks Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
9/11 Memorial ©
9/11 Memorial
New York Public Library ©
New York Public Library

4
nights
Gatlinburg

Gatlinburg ©
Nestled in the lush, wooded forests of the Great Smoky Mountains National Park, Gatlinburg is Tennessee’s premier mountain resort destination.
Kids will appreciate attractions like River Rafting & Tubing and Parrot Mountain & Gardens. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Blue Ridge Pkwy and Clingmans Dome. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Gatlinburg: Cades Cove (in Great Smoky Mountains National Park) and Tuckaleechee Caverns (in Townsend). And it doesn't end there: catch some excitement at Smoky Mountain Alpine Coaster, try out the rides at Gatlinburg SkyLift Park, whizz through the canopy at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks, and brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Sugarlands Distilling Company.

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

You can do a combination of bus, flight, and taxi from New York City to Gatlinburg in 5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and taxi; or drive. In August, daytime highs in Gatlinburg are 36°C, while nighttime lows are 23°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Savannah.

Things to do in Gatlinburg

Outdoors Parks Scenic Drive

Side Trips

Pigeon Forge, Great Smoky Mountains National Park, Blue Ridge Pkwy, River Rafting & Tubing, Tuckaleechee Caverns
Highlights from your plan
Blue Ridge Pkwy ©
Blue Ridge Pkwy
River Rafting & Tubing
Cades Cove ©
Cades Cove

4
nights
Savannah

Savannah ©
Georgia's oldest city, Savannah displays its colonial history proudly on every corner.
Appreciate the collections at Tybee Island Lighthouse Museum and Owens-Thomas House & Slave Quarters. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Bonaventure Cemetery and Fort Pulaski National Monument. Change things up with these side-trips from Savannah: Hilton Head (Coligny Beach, Dolphin & Whale Watching, & more). There's more to do: walk around Forsyth Park.

To find ratings, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Savannah trip itinerary planning website .

Do a combination of taxi and flight from Gatlinburg to Savannah in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of car and bus. Traveling from Gatlinburg in August, expect somewhat warmer with lows of 27°C in Savannah. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Savannah

Outdoors Historic Sites Tours

Side Trips

Hilton Head, Tybee Island
Highlights from your plan
Bonaventure Cemetery ©
Bonaventure Cemetery
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Coligny Beach ©
Coligny Beach