35 days in United States Itinerary

35 days in United States Itinerary

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Honolulu, Oahu
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Lahaina, Maui
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Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii
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San Francisco
— 4 nights
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Washington DC
— 3 nights
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New York City
— 4 nights
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Charleston
— 2 nights
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Murrells Inlet
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Orlando
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New Orleans
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Los Angeles
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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.
Kick off your visit on the 20th (Sun): take a tour of Battleship Missouri Memorial, stroll the grounds of USS Arizona Memorial, and then take in the pleasant sights at Diamond Head State Monument. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: kick back and relax at Waikiki Beach and then contemplate the waterfront views at Hanauma Bay Nature Preserve.

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Wellington, New Zealand to Honolulu is an approximately 14.5-hour flight. You'll gain 22 hours traveling from Wellington to Honolulu due to the time zone difference. Plan for much hotter temperatures traveling from Wellington in October, with highs in Honolulu at 36°C and lows at 27°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Mon) to allow time to travel to Lahaina.

Things to do in Honolulu

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Historic Sites

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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.
Start off your visit on the 22nd (Tue): get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour and then kick back and relax at Ka'anapali Beach. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 23rd (Wed): explore the world behind art at Hui No‘eau Visual Arts Center, then discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour, and then take a stroll through Lahaina Front Street.

For traveler tips, photos, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Lahaina day trip planning tool.

Getting from Honolulu to Lahaina by flight takes about 3.5 hours. In October, daily temperatures in Lahaina can reach 34°C, while at night they dip to 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Wed) to allow time to travel to Kailua-Kona.

Things to do in Lahaina

Outdoors · Tours · Wildlife · Beaches

Side Trips

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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.
On the 24th (Thu), get engrossed in the history at Kona Coffee Living History Farm, then explore the wealth of natural beauty at Pu'uhonua O Honaunau National Historical Park, then examine the collection at Kona Historical Society, and finally get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 25th (Fri): get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports and then fulfill a lifelong dream with a swim-with-the-dolphins experience.

To find reviews, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Kailua-Kona itinerary planner.

You can fly from Lahaina to Kailua-Kona in 4.5 hours. In October, daily temperatures in Kailua-Kona can reach 35°C, while at night they dip to 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Fri) early enough to travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Kailua-Kona

Outdoors · Tours · Wildlife · Parks

Side Trips

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San Francisco

City by the Bay

San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Visit Alcatraz Island and Filbert Street Stairs for their historical value. Let the collections at Exploratorium and Asian Art Museum capture your imagination. Venture out of the city with trips to Dolphin & Whale Watching (in Moss Landing) and Bodega Dunes (in Bodega). The adventure continues: don't miss a visit to Golden Gate Bridge, buy something for everyone on your list at Ferry Building Marketplace, step aboard SS Jeremiah O'Brien, and take in the waterfront at Fisherman's Wharf.

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Getting from Kailua-Kona to San Francisco by flight takes about 8.5 hours. The time zone difference moving from Hawaii-Aleutian Standard Time to Pacific Standard Time is 2 hours. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Kailua-Kona in October: high temperatures in San Francisco hover around 26°C and lows are around 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Wed) so you can travel to Washington DC.

Things to do in San Francisco

Outdoors · Parks · Museums · Beaches

Side Trips

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Washington DC

The capital of the United States, the District of Columbia contains the lion's share of the country's most treasured monuments, memorials, and public museums.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Antietam National Battlefield and Gettysburg National Military Park. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like National Air and Space Museum and Washington National Cathedral. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Washington DC: Dragon Distillery, LLC (in Frederick) and Horseshoe Casino (in Baltimore). There's lots more to do: explore the world behind art at National Gallery of Art, pause for some photo ops at Vietnam Veterans Memorial, learn more about the world around you at Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History, and take an in-depth tour of United States Holocaust Memorial Museum.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, read our Washington DC sightseeing planner.

Getting from San Francisco to Washington DC by flight takes about 7.5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of subway and train. The time zone difference moving from Pacific Standard Time to Eastern Standard Time is 3 hours. Expect a daytime high around 25°C in October, and nighttime lows around 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Sun) to allow time to take a train to New York City.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Nature

Side Trips

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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.
Your inner history buff will appreciate 9/11 Memorial and Tiles For America. Take a break from the city and head to Edwin B. Forsythe National Wildlife Refuge and Hamilton Grange National Memorial. There's lots more to do: admire the masterpieces at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Patrick's Cathedral, go for a walk through Central Park, and race across the water with a speed boat tour.

To see where to stay, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our New York City vacation maker website.

Getting from Washington DC to New York City by train takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: fly; or drive. In November in New York City, expect temperatures between 16°C during the day and 7°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Thu) early enough to travel to Charleston.

Things to do in New York City

Parks · Museums · Historic Sites · Shopping

Side Trip

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Charleston

Many visitors describe their Charleston holiday as a warm embrace by an old, dear friend--who lived about 200 years ago.
On the 8th (Fri), identify plant and animal life at The Center for Birds of Prey, then steep yourself in history at Fort Sumter National Monument, and then browse the eclectic array of goods at Charleston City Market. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take a memorable tour with Tours, then admire the masterpieces at Principle Gallery Charleston, then go for a charming ride with a horse-drawn carriage tour, and finally shop like a local with One Of A Kind.

To find where to stay, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Charleston tour planner.

Traveling by flight from New York City to Charleston takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from New York City in November, you will find days in Charleston are somewhat warmer (23°C), and nights are about the same (11°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Murrells Inlet.

Things to do in Charleston

Wildlife · Outdoors · Tours · Museums

Side Trip

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Murrells Inlet

Murrells Inlet is an unincorporated area and census-designated place straddling the line between Horry and Georgetown Counties in South Carolina, United States. On the 10th (Sun), explore the world behind art at Brookgreen Gardens, kick back and relax at Litchfield Beach, and then stop by Harrelson's Seafood Market.

To find more things to do, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Murrells Inlet trip maker.

Traveling by car from Charleston to Murrells Inlet takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi. In November, daily temperatures in Murrells Inlet can reach 22°C, while at night they dip to 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Orlando.

Things to do in Murrells Inlet

Parks · Museums · Outdoors · Beaches

Side Trip

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Orlando

Theme Park Capital of the World

For most people, any mention of Orlando immediately conjures up images of sprawling theme parks filled with characters plucked right out of popular animated movies.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Charles Hosmer Morse Museum of American Art and The Artistic Hand Gallery & Studio. And it doesn't end there: laugh and play at Discovery Cove, discover the magic at Walt Disney World Resort, pause for some serene contemplation at St James Roman Catholic Cathedral, and get in on the family fun at Disney's Animal Kingdom.

For maps, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Orlando trip site.

Traveling by flight from Murrells Inlet to Orlando takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of car and train. Traveling from Murrells Inlet in November, expect Orlando to be somewhat warmer, temps between 30°C and 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Wed) to allow time to travel to New Orleans.

Things to do in Orlando

Theme Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Parks

Side Trips

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New Orleans

The Big Easy

Known for its Creole cuisine, rich musical tradition, and nearby swamps and plantations, New Orleans is one of the nation's oldest cities.
Head to Royal Street and Faulkner House Booksfor plenty of shopping. Get some historical perspective at Garden District and Jackson Square. Change things up with a short trip to Nature & Wildlife Tours in Slidell (about 48 minutes away). There's lots more to do: brush up on your military savvy at The National WWII Museum, witness the site of a historic battle at Chalmette National Historical Park, explore the wealth of natural beauty at Jean Lafitte National Historical Park and Preserve, and stroll the grounds of Lafayette Cemetery No.1.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your New Orleans trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

Fly from Orlando to New Orleans in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Orlando to New Orleans due to the time zone difference. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from Orlando in November: highs in New Orleans hover around 19°C, while lows dip to 19°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Sat) early enough to travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in New Orleans

Historic Sites · Wildlife · Parks · Nature

Side Trip

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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.
Escape the urban bustle at Santa Monica Mountains and Venice Beach and Boardwalk. Museum-lovers will get to explore The Getty Center and Griffith Observatory. Change things up with these side-trips from Los Angeles: Dolphin & Whale Watching (in Newport Beach), Virga Gallery (in Laguna Beach) and Oak Canyon Nature Center (in Anaheim). There's lots more to do: take a stroll through Montana Avenue, take in the exciting artwork at Annenberg Space for Photography, get a taste of the local shopping with Abbot Kinney Boulevard, and buy something for everyone on your list at Two Rodeo Drive.

To see reviews, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Los Angeles trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by flight from New Orleans to Los Angeles takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone changes from Central Standard Time (CST) to Pacific Standard Time (PST), which is usually a -2 hour difference. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from New Orleans in November: highs in Los Angeles hover around 28°C, while lows dip to 15°C. You'll have a few hours on the 21st (Thu) to wrap things up before traveling home.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Shopping · Museums · Wildlife · Parks

Side Trips

United States travel guide

4.5
Specialty Museums · Beaches · Historic Sites
More than the country of car-packed streets seen in TV shows and movies, the United States of America is a complex and diverse home to over 300 million people living in a wide range of landscapes and climates. From its big-city skyscrapers to its sprawling natural parks, the country's ''melting pot'' combines many ethnic groups that share a strong sense of national identity despite their cultural differences. A country of road trips and big blue skies, the United States harbors orderly cities filled with restaurants, parks, museums, and innumerable sightseeing opportunities, as well as pristine natural areas perfect for a holiday in the great outdoors. To see as much as you can of this diverse land quickly, drive over some of the more than 6 million km (4 million mi) of highways leading through deserts, mountain peaks, fertile fields, and giant urban centers.

South Carolina travel guide

4.3
Historic Sites · Dolphin & Whale Watching · Gardens
The Palmetto State
Composed of five distinct geographic regions with boundaries roughly parallel to the Atlantic coastline, South Carolina embraces rich history, scenic beauty, and outstanding cuisine. Originally established as a slave society dependent on the cultivation of rice and indigo, the state now boasts a diverse economy that includes massive production of textile goods, chemical products, machinery, and automobiles. Widely regarded as the beginning of the Deep South, the state remains a deeply conservative part of the country, fervently clinging to its religious and cultural traditions. South Carolinians are kind and open hosts to those who vacation here, eager to share the wealth of their cultural heritage with curious visitors. With many remarkable places to visit like Charleston and Hilton Head, your itinerary here is sure to be diverse and full of scenic attractions.