32 days in United States Itinerary

32 days in United States Itinerary

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32 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Sydney
Fly:  14​h 30​min
1
Lahaina, Maui
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h 45​min
2
Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii
— 4 nights
Fly:  8​h 15​min
3
San Francisco
— 1 night
Fly:  5​h 15​min
4
Page
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
5
Grand Canyon National Park
— 4 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
6
Sedona
— 3 nights
taxi + Fly:  10​h 45​min
7
Key West
— 2 nights
Fly + bus:  6​h
8
New York City
— 3 nights
bus + Fly:  13​h 45​min
9
Honolulu, Oahu
— 3 nights
Fly:  13​h
End: Sydney

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.
Get a sense of the local culture at Lahaina Front Street and Kai Pua Artist Studio. You'll get in some beach time at Kahekili Beach Park and Kalepolepo Beach Park. Get out of town with these interesting Lahaina side-trips: Scuba & Snorkeling (in Kihei), Wailea Beach (in Wailea) and Haleakala Crater (in Haleakala National Park). Next up on the itinerary: whizz through the canopy at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks, stop by Surf Ripper Shave Ice Co, don't miss a visit to Lahaina Banyan Court, and enjoy the sand and surf at Napili Beach.

To find maps, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Lahaina attractions planner.

Sydney, Australia to Lahaina is an approximately 14.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus. You'll gain 20 hours traveling from Sydney to Lahaina due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Sydney in October, expect Lahaina to be a bit warmer, temps between 34°C and 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Kailua-Kona.

Things to do in Lahaina

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Kihei, Wailea Beach, Haleakala Crater
Highlights from your plan
Haleakala Crater ©
Haleakala Crater
Wailea Beach ©
Wailea Beach
Scuba & Snorkeling

4
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 get in some beach time at Hapuna Beach State Recreation Area and Manini'owali Beach (Kua Bay). Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Dolphin & Whale Watching and Akaka Falls State Park. Explore Kailua-Kona's surroundings by going to Rainbow Falls (in Hilo) and Pu'uhonua O Honaunau National Historical Park (in Honaunau). And it doesn't end there: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mauna Kea, see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Kahaluu Beach.

For reviews and tourist information, read Kailua-Kona itinerary planner.

Fly from Lahaina to Kailua-Kona in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of bus and flight. In October, daily temperatures in Kailua-Kona can reach 35°C, while at night they dip to 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sun) so you can travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Kailua-Kona

Outdoors Parks Nature

Side Trips

Hilo, Pu'uhonua O Honaunau National Historical Park, Kahaluu Beach, Hapuna Beach State Recreation Area
Highlights from your plan
Scuba & Snorkeling
Hapuna Beach State Recreation Area ©
Manini'owali Beach (Kua Bay) ©
Manini'owali Beach (Kua Bay)

1
night
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
On the 12th (Mon), snap pictures at Golden Gate Bridge, then contemplate the long history of SS Jeremiah O'Brien, then take a leisurely stroll along Fisherman's Wharf, and finally head off the coast to Alcatraz Island. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 13th (Tue): admire all the interesting features of Twin Peaks, then wander the streets of SoMa, and then shop like a local with Ferry Building Marketplace.

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Traveling by flight from Kailua-Kona to San Francisco takes 8.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of bus and flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Kailua-Kona to San Francisco is 2 hours. Traveling from Kailua-Kona in October, things will get a bit cooler in San Francisco: highs are around 26°C and lows about 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Tue) so you can travel to Page.

Things to do in San Francisco

Neighborhoods Historic Sites Nature
Highlights from your plan
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Fisherman's Wharf ©
Fisherman's Wharf

2
nights
Page

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.
Explore hidden gems such as Antelope Canyon and Photography Tours. Take a break from the city and head to Glen Canyon National Recreation Area and Paria Canyon Wilderness Area. Next up on the itinerary: identify plant and animal life at The Chains.

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Getting from San Francisco to Page by flight takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of bus and shuttle. The time zone difference moving from Pacific Standard Time (PST) to Mountain Standard Time (MST) is 1 hour. Traveling from San Francisco in October, plan for little chillier nights in Page, with lows around 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Fri) early enough to drive to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Page

Nature Parks Wildlife

Side Trip

Paria Canyon Wilderness Area
Highlights from your plan
Antelope Canyon ©
Antelope Canyon
Photography Tours
Glen Canyon National Recreation Area ©

4
nights
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 Rim Trail and Grand Canyon South Rim. Explore hidden gems such as South Kaibab Trail and Mather Point. On the 18th (Sun), hike the day away at Bright Angel Trail. There's more to do: hike along North Kaibab Trail and take some stellar pictures from Powell Point.

To find reviews, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Grand Canyon National Park trip itinerary planning website .

You can drive from Page to Grand Canyon National Park in 2.5 hours. Traveling from Page in October, expect nights in Grand Canyon National Park to be cooler, around 0°C, while days are little chillier, around 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Sedona.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Parks Outdoors Trails
Highlights from your plan
Mather Point ©
Mather Point
South Kaibab Trail ©
South Kaibab Trail
Bright Angel Trail ©
Bright Angel Trail

3
nights
Sedona

Sedona ©
Despite its relatively small size, Sedona overflows with tourist appeal.
Explore hidden gems such as Cathedral Rock and Red Rock Scenic Byway (SR 179). Visiting Bell Rock and Oak Creek Canyon will get you outdoors. Step out of Sedona to go to Flagstaff and see Walnut Canyon National Monument, which is approximately 58 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: hike along Devil's Bridge Trail, look for gifts at Absolute Bikes, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Scheurman Mountain Trail.

To find reviews, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Sedona road trip planning app .

You can drive from Grand Canyon National Park to Sedona in 2.5 hours. When traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in October, plan for a bit warmer days and much warmer nights in Sedona: temperatures range from 29°C by day to 15°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Fri) to allow time to travel to Key West.

Things to do in Sedona

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Absolute Bikes, Walnut Canyon National Monument
Highlights from your plan
Cathedral Rock ©
Cathedral Rock
Walnut Canyon National Monument ©
Walnut Canyon National Monument
Oak Creek Canyon ©
Oak Creek Canyon

2
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.
Get a sense of the local culture at Fort Zachary Taylor and Truman Little White House. Step out of the city life by going to Fishing Charters & Tours and Dolphin & Whale Watching. Next up on the itinerary: take a memorable drive along The Overseas Highway, take a memorable tour with Tours, enjoy the sea views from Key West Lighthouse and Keeper's Quarters Museum, and zoom along the surf with a waterskiing or jet-skiing adventure.

Before you visit Key West, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

You can do a combination of taxi and flight from Sedona to Key West in 11 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of shuttle and flight; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Sedona to Key West is 2 hours. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from Sedona in October: highs in Key West hover around 35°C, while lows dip to 29°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Mon) so you can travel to New York City.

Things to do in Key West

Outdoors Tours Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Fort Zachary Taylor ©
Fort Zachary Taylor
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Stand-Up Paddleboarding

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.
Get a sense of the local culture at The Metropolitan Museum of Art and Times Square. There's lots more to do: take in the pleasant sights at Central Park, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Patrick's Cathedral, admire the masterpieces at The Museum of Modern Art (MoMA), and appreciate the history behind Statue of Liberty National Monument.

To find maps, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, read our New York City online itinerary planner .

Getting from Key West to New York City by combination of flight and bus takes about 6 hours. Other options: fly; or drive. When traveling from Key West in October, plan for a bit cooler days and colder nights in New York City: temperatures range from 24°C by day to 16°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Fri) so you can travel to Honolulu.

Things to do in New York City

Museums Parks Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Times Square ©
Times Square
9/11 Memorial ©
9/11 Memorial

3
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.
Visiting Swim with Dolphins and Koko Crater Railway Trail will get you outdoors. Discover out-of-the-way places like Kailua Beach Park and Polynesian Cultural Center. There's still lots to do: steep yourself in history at Battleship Missouri Memorial, see the interesting displays at USS Bowfin Submarine Museum & Park, and get engrossed in the history at Iolani Palace.

For reviews, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Honolulu visit planner.

You can do a combination of bus and flight from New York City to Honolulu in 14 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time to Hawaii Standard Time is minus 5 hours. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from New York City in October; daily highs in Honolulu reach 36°C and lows reach 27°C. On the 3rd (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Honolulu

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Polynesian Cultural Center, Kailua Beach Park, Swim with Dolphins
Highlights from your plan
Swim with Dolphins
Koko Crater Railway Trail ©
Koko Crater Railway Trail
Polynesian Cultural Center ©
Polynesian Cultural Center

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