33 days in United States Itinerary

33 days in United States Itinerary

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Honolulu, Oahu
— 3 nights
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Lahaina, Maui
— 1 night
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Hilo, Island of Hawaii
— 2 nights
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Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii
— 3 nights
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Yosemite National Park
— 5 nights
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Yellowstone National Park
— 2 nights
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New York City
— 4 nights
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Savannah
— 2 nights
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Key West
— 2 nights
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Santa Fe
— 2 nights
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Grand Canyon National Park
— 3 nights
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Sedona
— 3 nights

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Honolulu, Oahu

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.
USS Arizona Memorial and Battleship Missouri Memorial are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Museum-lovers will appreciate USS Bowfin Submarine Museum & Park and Iolani Palace. Step out of Honolulu with an excursion to Polynesian Cultural Center in Laie--about 1h 5 min away. There's lots more to do: take a memorable tour with Tours, contemplate the waterfront views at Hanauma Bay Nature Preserve, trek along Makapuu Lighthouse Trail, and take in the pleasant sights at Diamond Head State Monument.

To see photos, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Honolulu online tour itinerary planner.

San Diego to Honolulu is an approximately 8-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from San Diego to Honolulu is minus 2 hours. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from San Diego in October: high temperatures in Honolulu hover around 87°F and lows are around 74°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Mon) early enough to travel to Lahaina.

Things to do in Honolulu

Historic Sites · Outdoors · Parks · Trails

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Scuba & Snorkeling
Makapuu Lighthouse Trail ©
Makapuu Lighthouse Trail
Iolani Palace ©
Iolani Palace

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Lahaina, Maui

Crown Jewel of 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.
On the 13th (Tue), kick your exploration up a notch at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks, glide through the air with a parasailing or paragliding tour, and then stroll around Lahaina Banyan Court.

To see more things to do, photos, maps, and other tourist information, read our Lahaina vacation planner.

Getting from Honolulu to Lahaina by flight takes about 3.5 hours. In October, daytime highs in Lahaina are 84°F, while nighttime lows are 73°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Tue) early enough to travel to Hilo.

Things to do in Lahaina

Outdoors · Adventure · Tours · Parks

Side Trip

Highlights from your plan
Parasailing & Paragliding
Lahaina Banyan Court ©
Lahaina Banyan Court

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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.
On the 14th (Wed), take in nature's colorful creations at Hawaii Tropical Botanical Garden, admire the sheer force of Akaka Falls State Park, and then whizz through the canopy at Umauma Falls Zipline & Rappel Experience. Keep things going the next day: admire the sheer force of Rainbow Falls, take in nature's colorful creations at Liliuokalani Gardens, then see the world from above with a helicopter tour, then stroll through Kilauea Iki Trailhead, and finally see the interesting displays at Jagger Museum.

For ratings, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, read our Hilo online route builder.

You can fly from Lahaina to Hilo in 3.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 84°F in October, and nighttime lows around 70°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Thu) early enough to drive to Kailua-Kona.

Things to do in Hilo

Parks · Tours · Outdoors · Nature

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Hawaii Tropical Botanical Garden ©
Hawaii Tropical Botanical Garden
Kilauea Iki Trailhead ©
Kilauea Iki Trailhead
Umauma Falls Zipline & Rappel Experience ©
Umauma Falls Zipline & Rappel Experience

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Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii

Kailua-Kona ©

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.
On the 16th (Fri), explore the wealth of natural beauty at Pu'uhonua O Honaunau National Historical Park, cast your line with a fishing tour, and then whizz through the canopy at Hawaii Forest and Trail. Here are some ideas for day two: take in the dramatic natural features at Queen's Bath and then stroll through Hapuna Beach State Recreation Area.

To see photos, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Kailua-Kona trip itinerary planning app.

You can drive from Hilo to Kailua-Kona in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In October, daily temperatures in Kailua-Kona can reach 86°F, while at night they dip to 75°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sun) so you can travel to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in Kailua-Kona

Outdoors · Nature · Parks · Beaches

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Pu'uhonua O Honaunau National Historical Park ©
Hawaii Forest and Trail ©
Hawaii Forest and Trail
Fishing Charters & Tours

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Yosemite National Park

Yosemite National Park ©
Massive granite mountains, towering waterfalls, groves of Giant Sequoia trees, and wilderness as far as the eye can see distinguish the landscape of Yosemite National Park.
Step off the beaten path and head to Glacier Point and Half Dome. Get outdoors at Yosemite, Tunnel View and Tioga Pass. The adventure continues: take in the dramatic scenery at Yosemite Falls, tour the pleasant surroundings at Yosemite Valley Loop Trail, make a trip to Olmsted Point, and take in the dramatic natural features at El Capitan.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Yosemite National Park online day trip planner.

Traveling by combination of flight and bus from Kailua-Kona to Yosemite National Park takes 13.5 hours. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 2 hours traveling from Kailua-Kona to Yosemite National Park. Plan for much colder temperatures traveling from Kailua-Kona in October, with highs in Yosemite National Park at 66°F and lows at 28°F. On the 23rd (Fri), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Trails
Highlights from your plan
Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
El Capitan ©
El Capitan
Half Dome ©
Half Dome

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Yellowstone National Park

Yellowstone National Park ©

World's Largest Collection of Geysers

An exceptionally diverse landscape and varied wildlife have made Yellowstone National Park one of America's most popular parks.
Start off your visit on the 24th (Sat): take in the natural beauty of Old Faithful, take in the natural beauty of Grand Prismatic Spring, and then explore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone.

To see maps, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Yellowstone National Park trip itinerary planner.

You can do a combination of bus and flight from Yosemite National Park to Yellowstone National Park in 11.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus, train, shuttle, and taxi; or do a combination of bus, train, and car. The time zone difference moving from Pacific Standard Time (PST) to Mountain Standard Time (MST) is 1 hour. Expect little chillier weather when traveling from Yosemite National Park in October: highs in Yellowstone National Park hover around 47°F, while lows dip to 25°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 25th (Sun) to allow time for travel to New York City.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Nature · Parks · Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone ©
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone
Old Faithful ©
Old Faithful
Grand Prismatic Spring ©
Grand Prismatic Spring

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New York City

New York City ©

Big Apple

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 discover tucked-away gems like New York Public Library and St. Patrick's Cathedral. Museum-lovers will get to explore The Metropolitan Museum of Art and American Museum of Natural History. The adventure continues: appreciate the history behind 9/11 Memorial, wander the streets of Times Square, admire the landmark architecture of Rockefeller Center, and enjoy breathtaking views from Empire State Building.

To find ratings, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the New York City tour website.

Traveling by flight from Yellowstone National Park to New York City takes 9.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of car, bus, and shuttle. The time zone changes from Mountain Standard Time (MST) to Eastern Standard Time (EST), which is usually a 2 hour difference. Prepare for much hotter weather when traveling from Yellowstone National Park in October: high temperatures in New York City hover around 70°F and lows are around 57°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Savannah.

Things to do in New York City

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

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Savannah

Savannah

The Hostess City of the South

Georgia's oldest city, Savannah displays its colonial history proudly on every corner.
Start off your visit on the 30th (Fri): see the interesting displays at Tybee Island Lighthouse Museum, then see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour, then explore the different monuments and memorials at Bonaventure Cemetery, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedral of St. John the Baptist. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 31st (Sat): see the top attractions with Hilton Head Heli Tours, trek along Hilton Head Island Bike Trails, and then kick back and relax at Coligny Beach.

To find where to stay and other tourist information, you can read our Savannah trip tool.

Traveling by flight from New York City to Savannah takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Traveling from New York City in October, expect nights in Savannah to be about the same, around 60°F, while days are a bit warmer, around 79°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Sat) to allow time to travel to Key West.

Things to do in Savannah

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Tybee Island Lighthouse Museum
Tybee Island Lighthouse Museum
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Cathedral of St. John the Baptist ©
Cathedral of St. John the Baptist

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Key West

Conch Republic

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.
Kick off your visit on the 1st (Sun): kick back and relax at Fort Zachary Taylor, learn about all things military at U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Ingham Maritime Museum, then don't miss a visit to Truman Little White House, then take in the exciting artwork at 7 Artists & Friends Gallery, and finally admire all the interesting features of The Overseas Highway. On the 2nd (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: cast your line with a fishing tour.

For maps, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Key West itinerary planner.

Traveling by flight from Savannah to Key West takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Savannah in October, with highs in Key West at 86°F and lows at 77°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Mon) early enough to travel to Santa Fe.

Things to do in Key West

Highlights from your plan
Fishing Charters & Tours
Fort Zachary Taylor ©
Fort Zachary Taylor
Truman Little White House ©
Truman Little White House

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Santa Fe

Santa Fe ©

City Different

Santa Fe continuously ranks among the world's top holiday destinations, attracting visitors with its unusual combination of scenic beauty, rich history, cultural diversity, and high concentration of performing arts venues, fine restaurants, and interesting attractions.
Start off your visit on the 3rd (Tue): view the masterpieces at Nedra Matteucci Galleries, then don't miss a visit to Santa Fe Plaza, then explore the world behind art at Georgia O'Keeffe Museum, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Loretto Chapel. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: pause for some serene contemplation at The Cathedral Basilica of St. Francis of Assisi, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Canyon Road, and then examine the collection at Museum of International Folk Art.

To find more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, use the Santa Fe vacation planner.

Traveling by flight from Key West to Santa Fe takes 10 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Traveling from Key West to Santa Fe, you'll gain 2 hours due to the time zone difference. In November, Santa Fe is colder than Key West - with highs of 54°F and lows of 29°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Santa Fe

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods · Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Santa Fe Plaza ©
Santa Fe Plaza
Canyon Road ©
Canyon Road

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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.
Get in touch with nature at South Kaibab Trail and Buck Wild Grand Canyon Hummer Tours. Step off the beaten path and head to Mather Point and Hopi Point. Next up on the itinerary: hike along Rim Trail, get great views at Pipe Creek Vista, contemplate the long history of Hermit's Rest, and explore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon South Rim.

To find maps, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Grand Canyon National Park journey planning website.

Traveling by car from Santa Fe to Grand Canyon National Park takes 7.5 hours. Expect a bit cooler evenings in Grand Canyon National Park when traveling from Santa Fe in November, with lows around 22°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Sat) early enough to travel to Sedona.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Outdoors · Parks · Trails · Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Rim Trail ©
Rim Trail
South Kaibab Trail ©
South Kaibab Trail
Mather Point ©
Mather Point

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Sedona

Sedona ©

Red Rock Country

Despite its relatively small size, Sedona overflows with tourist appeal.
Step out of the city life by going to Cathedral Rock and Oak Creek Canyon. Step off the beaten path and head to Bell Rock and Montezuma Castle National Monument. Next up on the itinerary: stroll through Broken Arrow Trail, indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, trek along Airport Mesa, and admire all the interesting features of Red Rock Scenic Byway (SR 179).

For other places to visit, photos, maps, and tourist information, read our Sedona trip planner.

Traveling by bus from Grand Canyon National Park to Sedona takes 4.5 hours. While traveling from Grand Canyon National Park, expect somewhat warmer days and much hotter nights in Sedona, ranging from highs of 64°F to lows of 45°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Sedona

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Trails

Side Trip

Highlights from your plan
Cathedral Rock ©
Cathedral Rock
Broken Arrow Trail ©
Broken Arrow Trail
Oak Creek Canyon ©
Oak Creek Canyon

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