36 days in United States Itinerary

36 days in United States Itinerary

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36 days in United States Itinerary

Start: London
Fly:  10​h 45​min
1
New York City
— 6 nights
Bus + Fly:  6​h 30​min
2
New Orleans
— 2 nights
Fly:  13​h
3
Hilo, Island of Hawaii
— 3 nights
Fly:  1​h 15​min
4
Kihei, Maui
— 4 nights
Fly + Taxi:  2​h
5
Princeville, Kauai
— 5 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
6
Poipu, Kauai
— 5 nights
Fly:  2​h 45​min
7
Honolulu, Oahu
— 4 nights
Fly:  7​h 30​min
8
San Francisco
— 5 nights
Fly:  14​h
End: London

6
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.
Kids will appreciate attractions like Central Park and New York Public Library. There's lots more to do: don't miss a visit to The Metropolitan Museum of Art, appreciate the history behind 9/11 Memorial, admire the striking features of Empire State Building, and take in the pleasant sights at The High Line.

To see ratings, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the New York City vacation trip planner.

London, UK to New York City is an approximately 11-hour combination of flight and bus. Traveling from London to New York City, you'll gain 5 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from London in July, things will get a bit warmer in New York City: highs are around 35°C and lows about 26°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Wed) so you can travel to New Orleans.

Things to do in New York City

Museums Parks Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Central Park ©
Central Park
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Statue of Liberty National Monument ©

2
nights
New Orleans

New Orleans ©
Known for its Creole cuisine, rich musical tradition, and nearby swamps and plantations, New Orleans is one of the nation's oldest cities.
Start off your visit on the 25th (Wed): appreciate the extensive heritage of Garden District.

For photos, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, read New Orleans itinerary builder.

Getting from New York City to New Orleans by flight takes about 6.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Central Standard Time (CST) is minus 1 hour. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in New Orleans when traveling from New York City in July, with lows around 31°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Hilo.

Things to do in New Orleans

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Garden District ©
Garden District
Jackson Square ©
Jackson Square
St. Louis Cathedral ©
St. Louis Cathedral

3
nights
Hilo, Island of Hawaii

Hilo ©
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.
Kick off your visit on the 27th (Fri): admire the natural beauty at Liliuokalani Gardens. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: whizz through the canopy at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks, appreciate the history behind Laupahoehoe Beach Park, and then take in the dramatic scenery at Akaka Falls State Park.

To find maps, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Hilo holiday planner.

Fly from New Orleans to Hilo in 13 hours. The time zone changes from Central Standard Time (CST) to Hawaii Standard Time (HST), which is usually a -4 hour difference. Traveling from New Orleans in July, expect little chillier with lows of 24°C in Hilo. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Mon) so you can travel to Kihei.

Things to do in Hilo

Parks Nature Beaches

Side Trips

Laupahoehoe Beach Park, Mauna Kea
Highlights from your plan
Akaka Falls State Park ©
Akaka Falls State Park
Mauna Kea ©
Mauna Kea
Liliuokalani Gardens ©
Liliuokalani Gardens

4
nights
Kihei, Maui

Stretching over 9.7 km (6 mi) of pristine south Maui coastline, Kihei is the island's driest and sunniest region, making it a perfect location for water activities and beach leisure.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Zipline and Napili Beach. Family-friendly places like Dolphin & Whale Watching and Maui Ocean Center will thrill your kids. Change things up with these side-trips from Kihei: Lahaina (Pakaloha Bikinis, Lahaina Banyan Court, & more) and Parasailing & Paragliding (in Ka'anapali). There's much more to do: discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour, experience rural life at Surfing Goat Dairy, enjoy the sand and surf at Wailea Beach, and stop by Sweet Paradise Chocolatier.

To see reviews, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Kihei travel itinerary creator.

Do a combination of taxi and flight from Hilo to Kihei in 1.5 hours. In July in Kihei, expect temperatures between 36°C during the day and 26°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Fri) early enough to travel to Princeville.

Things to do in Kihei

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Lahaina, Wailea, Parasailing & Paragliding, Maui Ocean Center, Surfing Goat Dairy
Highlights from your plan
Parasailing & Paragliding
Napili Beach ©
Napili Beach
Wailea Beach ©
Wailea Beach

5
nights
Princeville, Kauai

Princeville is a 9,000acre, upscale, unincorporated, master-planned community of vacation homes and condos on the north shore of the island of Kauai in Kauai County, Hawaii. Kids will appreciate attractions like Dolphin & Whale Watching and Na Pali Coast State Park. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Kayaking & Canoeing and Hanakapiai Falls. And it doesn't end there: hike along Kalalau Trail, get your game on at Kauai Mini Golf, take a memorable drive along Hanalei Valley Lookout, and pause for some serene contemplation at Waioli Huiia Church.

For traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Princeville online itinerary creator.

Getting from Kihei to Princeville by combination of taxi and flight takes about 2 hours. In August, plan for daily highs up to 34°C, and evening lows to 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Wed) early enough to drive to Poipu.

Things to do in Princeville

Parks Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trips

Hanalei, Kauai, Kayaking & Canoeing, Kauai Mini Golf & Botanical Gardens, Na Pali Coast State Park
Highlights from your plan
Kayaking & Canoeing
Na Pali Coast State Park ©
Na Pali Coast State Park
Hanalei Beach ©
Hanalei Beach

5
nights
Poipu, Kauai

Poipū is a census-designated place in Kauai County on the southern side of the island of Kauai in the U.S. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Dolphin & Whale Watching and Waimea Canyon State Park. Family-friendly places like Poipu Beach Park and Scuba & Snorkeling will thrill your kids. Step out of Poipu with an excursion to Aunty Lilikoi Passion Fruit Products in Waimea--about 52 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: explore the striking landscape at Spouting Horn, kick back and relax at Makawehi Bluff, experience rural life at Kauai Coffee Company, and stop by The Wine Shop.

To find traveler tips, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Poipu itinerary builder.

Traveling by car from Princeville to Poipu takes 1.5 hours. In August in Poipu, expect temperatures between 34°C during the day and 28°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Mon) early enough to travel to Honolulu.

Things to do in Poipu

Outdoors Parks Nature

Side Trips

Waimea, Koloa, Kauai Coffee Company
Highlights from your plan
Scuba & Snorkeling
Waimea Canyon State Park ©
Waimea Canyon State Park
Poipu Beach Park ©
Poipu Beach Park

4
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.
Kids will appreciate attractions like Battleship Missouri Memorial and Lanikai Beach. Step off the beaten path and head to Swim with Dolphins and Manoa Falls. And it doesn't end there: appreciate the history behind USS Arizona Memorial, examine the collection at USS Bowfin Submarine Museum & Park, take in the pleasant sights at Diamond Head State Monument, and stroll through Nuuanu Pali Lookout.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, read Honolulu itinerary builder.

Traveling by combination of taxi and flight from Poipu to Honolulu takes 3 hours. In August, plan for daily highs up to 36°C, and evening lows to 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Honolulu

Outdoors Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Byodo-In Temple, Swim with Dolphins, Nu’uanu Pali, Lanikai Beach
Highlights from your plan
Battleship Missouri Memorial ©
Battleship Missouri Memorial
Swim with Dolphins
Lanikai Beach ©
Lanikai Beach

5
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Explore hidden gems such as Muir Woods National Monument and San Francisco Bay. Kids will enjoy Exploratorium and Japanese Tea Garden. And it doesn't end there: head off the coast to Alcatraz Island, engage your brain at California Academy of Sciences, have fun at RocketBoat, and make a trip to Lombard Street.

To see reviews, photos, and other tourist information, read San Francisco trip itinerary builder.

Traveling by flight from Honolulu to San Francisco takes 7.5 hours. The time zone changes from Hawaii Standard Time (HST) to Pacific Standard Time (PST), which is usually a 2 hour difference. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Honolulu in August; daily highs in San Francisco reach 26°C and lows reach 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Nature Museums

Side Trip

Muir Woods National Monument
Highlights from your plan
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Muir Woods National Monument ©
Muir Woods National Monument
San Francisco Bay ©
San Francisco Bay

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