32 days in United States Itinerary

32 days in United States Itinerary

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32 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Melbourne
Fly:  18​h 45​min
1
San Francisco
— 1 night
Fly + shuttle:  7​h
2
Sedona
— 3 nights
+2
taxi + Fly + taxi:  7​h 45​min
3
Gatlinburg
— 3 nights
+2
taxi + Fly + bus:  5​h
4
New York City
— 4 nights
bus + Fly:  6​h
5
Key West
— 3 nights
Fly + Drive:  5​h 45​min
6
St. Augustine
— 1 night
Drive + Fly:  15​h
7
Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii
— 3 nights
Fly:  4​h
8
Lahaina, Maui
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h 15​min
9
Honolulu, Oahu
— 4 nights
Fly:  13​h 30​min
End: Melbourne

1
night
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Start off your visit on the 21st (Wed): explore the galleries of SS Jeremiah O'Brien, then go for a walk through Fisherman's Wharf, and then snap pictures at Golden Gate Bridge. Keep things going the next day: wander the streets of SoMa, then see the interesting displays at Musee Mecanique, and then step off the mainland to explore Alcatraz Island.

For other places to visit, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, read our San Francisco online trip itinerary maker .

Melbourne, Australia to San Francisco is an approximately 19-hour flight. You can also do a combination of shuttle and flight; or do a combination of train and flight. The time zone difference moving from Australian Eastern Standard Time (Victoria) to Pacific Standard Time is minus 18 hours. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Melbourne in August, with highs in San Francisco at 26°C and lows at 17°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Thu) so you can travel to Sedona.

Things to do in San Francisco

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

3
nights
Sedona

Sedona ©
Despite its relatively small size, Sedona overflows with tourist appeal.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Wupatki National Monument and Walnut Canyon National Monument. Step off the beaten path and head to Oak Creek Canyon and Cathedral Rock. Get out of town with these interesting Sedona side-trips: Lowell Observatory (in Flagstaff) and Bearizona Wildlife Park (in Williams). The adventure continues: explore the striking landscape at Bell Rock and take a memorable drive along Red Rock Scenic Byway (SR 179).

To see reviews, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Sedona trip planner .

Traveling by combination of flight and shuttle from San Francisco to Sedona takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train, flight, and shuttle; or drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from San Francisco to Sedona. Traveling from San Francisco in August, things will get somewhat warmer in Sedona: highs are around 37°C and lows about 22°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Mon) early enough to travel to Gatlinburg.

Things to do in Sedona

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Flagstaff, Bearizona Wildlife Park
Highlights from your plan
Oak Creek Canyon ©
Oak Creek Canyon
Wupatki National Monument ©
Wupatki National Monument
Cathedral Rock ©
Cathedral Rock

3
nights
Gatlinburg

Gatlinburg ©
Nestled in the lush, wooded forests of the Great Smoky Mountains National Park, Gatlinburg is Tennessee’s premier mountain resort destination.
Get in touch with nature at Roaring Fork and Clingmans Dome. Step off the beaten path and head to Wheels Through Time Transportation Museum and Zipline. Change things up with these side-trips from Gatlinburg: River Rafting & Tubing (in Bryson City) and Great Smoky Mountains National Park (Cades Cove & Roaring Fork Motor Nature Trail). Next up on the itinerary: take a memorable drive along Blue Ridge Parkway, brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Ole Smoky Tennessee Moonshine, experience the excitement of Smoky Mountain Alpine Coaster, and pause for some photo ops at Rockefeller Memorial.

To find reviews, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, read Gatlinburg road trip planning site .

Traveling by combination of taxi and flight from Sedona to Gatlinburg takes 8 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and taxi; or drive. Traveling from Sedona to Gatlinburg, you'll lose 2 hours due to the time zone difference. In August in Gatlinburg, expect temperatures between 36°C during the day and 23°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Fri) so you can travel to New York City.

Things to do in Gatlinburg

Outdoors Parks Scenic Drive

Side Trips

Great Smoky Mountains National Park, Blue Ridge Pkwy, Smoky Mountain Alpine Coaster, River Rafting & Tubing, Wheels Through Time Transportation Museum
Highlights from your plan
Cades Cove ©
Cades Cove
Roaring Fork ©
Roaring Fork
Roaring Fork Motor Nature Trail ©
Roaring Fork Motor Nature Trail

4
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.
Step off the beaten path and head to Speed Boats Tours and St. Patrick's Cathedral. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at The Metropolitan Museum of Art and Statue of Liberty National Monument. Next up on the itinerary: admire all the interesting features of Central Park, take an in-depth tour of Ellis Island, learn more about the world around you at American Museum of Natural History, and appreciate the history behind 9/11 Memorial.

For where to stay, maps, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our New York City trip itinerary website .

Getting from Gatlinburg to New York City by combination of taxi, flight, and bus takes about 5 hours. Other options: do a combination of taxi and flight; or drive. In August, daytime highs in New York City are 34°C, while nighttime lows are 25°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Tue) so you can travel to Key West.

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
Times Square ©
Times Square
9/11 Memorial ©
9/11 Memorial

3
nights
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.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Fort Zachary Taylor and Truman Little White House. Step off the beaten path and head to Stand-Up Paddleboarding and Dolphin & Whale Watching. Spend the 5th (Thu) exploring nature at Dry Tortugas National Park. Next up on the itinerary: cast your line with a fishing tour, discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour, and take a memorable drive along The Overseas Highway.

To see more things to do, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Key West online travel route builder .

Getting from New York City to Key West by combination of bus and flight takes about 6 hours. Other options: fly; or drive. In September, Key West is somewhat warmer than New York City - with highs of 36°C and lows of 31°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Sat) to allow time to travel to St. Augustine.

Things to do in Key West

Outdoors Tours Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Fishing Charters & Tours
Dry Tortugas National Park ©
Dry Tortugas National Park
Fort Zachary Taylor ©
Fort Zachary Taylor

1
night
St. Augustine

St. Augustine ©
SAINT AUGUSTINE | PONTE VEDRA on Florida's Historic Coast The Nation's oldest city (est. Start off your visit on the 8th (Sun): look for all kinds of wild species at St. Augustine Alligator Farm Zoological Park, then browse the exhibits of St. Augustine Lighthouse & Maritime Museum, Inc., and then stroll through St. Augustine Beach. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: examine the collection at St. Augustine Pirate & Treasure Museum, then see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour, then explore and take pictures at Flagler College, and finally sample the fine beverages at St. Augustine Distillery.

Plan my day in St. Augustine using traveler tips and tourist information provided by Inspirock.

You can do a combination of flight and car from Key West to St. Augustine in 6 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. Traveling from Key West in September, St. Augustine is little chillier at night with lows of 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Mon) so you can travel to Kailua-Kona.

Things to do in St. Augustine

Parks Wildlife Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
St. Augustine Beach ©
St. Augustine Beach
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.
Escape the urban bustle at Swim with Dolphins and Fishing Charters & Tours. Explore hidden gems such as Hapuna Beach State Recreation Area and Dolphin & Whale Watching. Change things up with these side-trips from Kailua-Kona: Rainbow Falls (in Hilo) and Pu'uhonua O Honaunau National Historical Park (in Honaunau). It doesn't end there: discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour and take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mauna Kea.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, read our Kailua-Kona travel planning app .

Do a combination of car and flight from St. Augustine to Kailua-Kona in 15 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 5 hours traveling from St. Augustine to Kailua-Kona. In September, daily temperatures in Kailua-Kona can reach 36°C, while at night they dip to 28°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Fri) so you can travel to Lahaina.

Things to do in Kailua-Kona

Outdoors Wildlife Tours

Side Trips

Swim with Dolphins, Pu'uhonua O Honaunau National Historical Park, Hapuna Beach State Recreation Area, Rainbow Falls
Highlights from your plan
Fishing Charters & Tours
Hapuna Beach State Recreation Area ©

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 outdoors at Stand-Up Paddleboarding and Zipline. Relax by the water at Wailea Beach and Napili Beach. When in Lahaina, make a side trip to see Scuba & Snorkeling in Kihei, approximately 38 minutes away. It doesn't end there: get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports and wander the streets of Lahaina Front Street.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Lahaina trip planner .

You can fly from Kailua-Kona to Lahaina in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi, flight, and bus; or do a combination of flight and bus. In September in Lahaina, expect temperatures between 35°C during the day and 27°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Mon) so you can travel to Honolulu.

Things to do in Lahaina

Outdoors Tours Wildlife

Side Trips

Scuba & Snorkeling, Wailea Beach
Highlights from your plan
Napili Beach ©
Napili Beach
Wailea Beach ©
Wailea Beach
Zipline

4
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.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Battleship Missouri Memorial and USS Bowfin Submarine Museum & Park. Visit Kailua Beach Park and Lanikai Beach for some beach relaxation. Change things up with these side-trips from Honolulu: Shark Diving (in Haleiwa), Byodo-In Temple (in Kaneohe) and Pu’u O Mahuka Heiau State Monument (in Pupukea). There's much more to do: look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas, examine the collection at Iolani Palace, and trek along Koko Crater Railway Trail.

To find more things to do, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Honolulu online visit planner .

Getting from Lahaina to Honolulu by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of ferry and flight; or do a combination of bus and flight. In September, daytime highs in Honolulu are 36°C, while nighttime lows are 28°C. On the 20th (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Honolulu

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Kailua, Pu’u O Mahuka Heiau State Monument, Byodo-In Temple, Shark Diving
Highlights from your plan
Shark Diving
Kailua Beach Park ©
Kailua Beach Park
Lanikai Beach ©
Lanikai Beach

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