37 days in United States Itinerary

37 days in United States Itinerary

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37 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Adelaide
Fly:  15​h 45​min
1
Honolulu, Oahu
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 15​min
2
Lahaina, Maui
— 3 nights
bus + Fly:  3​h 15​min
3
Hilo, Island of Hawaii
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
4
Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii
— 3 nights
Fly:  8​h 30​min
5
San Francisco
— 1 night
Fly:  4​h
6
Las Vegas
— 2 nights
Fly + Drive:  8​h
7
Yellowstone National Park
— 2 nights
+2
Drive + Fly + bus:  9​h
8
New York City
— 2 nights
Fly:  5​h 45​min
9
Hollywood
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
10
Key Largo
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
11
Marathon
— 3 nights
bus:  1​h 15​min
12
Key West
— 6 nights
Fly:  30​h
End: Adelaide

2
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.
Get in touch with nature at Scuba & Snorkeling and Lanikai Beach. Get a sense of the local culture at Battleship Missouri Memorial and USS Bowfin Submarine Museum & Park. Explore Honolulu's surroundings by going to Kailua Beach Park (in Kailua) and Polynesian Cultural Center (in Laie). The adventure continues: see the vivid underwater world at Pele's Chair.

To find more things to do, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Honolulu trip planning site .

Adelaide, Australia to Honolulu is an approximately 16-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Adelaide to Honolulu is minus 19 hours. Traveling from Adelaide in December, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in Honolulu, with lows of 24°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Thu) early enough to travel to Lahaina.

Things to do in Honolulu

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Kailua, Pele's Chair, Polynesian Cultural Center
Highlights from your plan
Kailua Beach Park ©
Kailua Beach Park
Lanikai Beach ©
Lanikai Beach
Polynesian Cultural Center ©
Polynesian Cultural Center

3
nights
Lahaina, 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.
Get in touch with nature at Scuba & Snorkeling and Stand-Up Paddleboarding. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Lahaina Front Street and Village Galleries in Lahaina. Next up on the itinerary: get interesting insight from Tours, stroll through Baby Beach, whizz through the canopy at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks, and don't miss a visit to Lahaina Banyan Court.

For maps, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Lahaina online trip planner .

You can fly from Honolulu to Lahaina in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and ferry; or do a combination of flight and bus. In December in Lahaina, expect temperatures between 30°C during the day and 23°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sun) so you can travel to Hilo.

Things to do in Lahaina

Outdoors Tours Wildlife

Side Trip

Scuba & Snorkeling
Highlights from your plan
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Zipline
Napili Beach ©
Napili Beach

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.
Explore hidden gems such as Akaka Falls State Park and Kilauea Iki Trailhead. Take a break from the city and head to Kulanaokuaiki Campground and Thurston Lava Tube (Nahuku). Venture out of the city with trips to Jagger Museum (in Volcano) and Hawaii Volcanoes National Park (Keanakakoi Crater Overlook & Sulphur Banks). Next up on the itinerary: take in the dramatic scenery at Rainbow Falls.

To see maps, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, read Hilo trip builder app .

Traveling by combination of bus and flight from Lahaina to Hilo takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of bus and flight. In December in Hilo, expect temperatures between 31°C during the day and 21°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Wed) to allow time to drive to Kailua-Kona.

Things to do in Hilo

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trips

Hawaii Volcanoes National Park, Jagger Museum
Highlights from your plan
Thurston Lava Tube (Nahuku) ©
Thurston Lava Tube (Nahuku)
Kilauea Iki Trailhead ©
Kilauea Iki Trailhead
Kulanaokuaiki Campground ©
Kulanaokuaiki Campground

3
nights
Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii

Kailua-Kona ©
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.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Hapuna Beach State Recreation Area and Pu'uhonua O Honaunau National Historical Park. Get in touch with nature at Dolphin & Whale Watching and Scuba & Snorkeling. Next up on the itinerary: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mauna Kea, look for gifts at Captain Cook Trading Co., and identify plant and animal life at Kanaloa Octopus Farm.

To find where to stay, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, read Kailua-Kona driving holiday planner.

You can drive from Hilo to Kailua-Kona in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In December, daily temperatures in Kailua-Kona can reach 32°C, while at night they dip to 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Sat) early enough to travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Kailua-Kona

Outdoors Parks Nature

Side Trips

Pu'uhonua O Honaunau National Historical Park, Hapuna Beach State Recreation Area, Captain Cook Trading Co.
Highlights from your plan
Hapuna Beach State Recreation Area ©
Mauna Kea ©
Mauna Kea

1
night
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
On the 27th (Sun), head off the coast to Alcatraz Island, take in the waterfront at Fisherman's Wharf, and then make a trip to Golden Gate Bridge. Keep things going the next day: browse the different shops at Ferry Building Marketplace, then wander the streets of Union Square, and then stroll around Golden Gate Park.

For where to stay, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the San Francisco trip builder website .

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. Traveling from Kailua-Kona to San Francisco, you'll lose 2 hours due to the time zone difference. Expect colder temperatures when traveling from Kailua-Kona in December; daily highs in San Francisco reach 17°C and lows reach 8°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Mon) so you can travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in San Francisco

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

2
nights
Las Vegas

Las Vegas ©
Nicknamed the "Entertainment Capital of the World," Las Vegas sits in the middle of a desert in the southern section of Nevada.
Kick off your visit on the 29th (Tue): see the interesting displays at The Mob Museum and then explore the stunning scenery at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area. On the next day, get engrossed in the history at Titanic, appreciate the extensive heritage of The Strip, and then ponder the design of Fountains of Bellagio.

For maps, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Las Vegas online vacation planner .

Getting from San Francisco to Las Vegas by flight takes about 4 hours. Other options: do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Expect little chillier evenings in Las Vegas when traveling from San Francisco in December, with lows around 4°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Wed) early enough to travel to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Fountains of Bellagio ©
Fountains of Bellagio
The Strip ©
The Strip

2
nights
Yellowstone National Park

Yellowstone National Park ©
An exceptionally diverse landscape and varied wildlife have made Yellowstone National Park one of America's most popular parks.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone and Grizzly and Wolf Discovery Center. Get outdoors at Grand Teton and Old Faithful. Take a break from Yellowstone National Park with a short trip to Nature & Wildlife Tours in West Yellowstone, about 58 minutes away.

For ratings, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Yellowstone National Park journey maker tool .

Traveling by combination of flight and car from Las Vegas to Yellowstone National Park takes 8 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight, shuttle, and bus; or drive. The time zone changes from Pacific Standard Time to Mountain Standard Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. Expect colder temperatures when traveling from Las Vegas in December; daily highs in Yellowstone National Park reach -5°C and lows reach -19°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Sat) early enough to travel to New York City.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trips

West Yellowstone, Grand Teton
Highlights from your plan
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone ©
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone
Grand Teton ©
Grand Teton
Old Faithful ©
Old Faithful

2
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.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like The Metropolitan Museum of Art and 9/11 Memorial. There's still lots to do: go for a walk through Central Park, learn more about the world around you at American Museum of Natural History, take a stroll through Times Square, and take in panoramic vistas at Empire State Building.

For reviews, ratings, and tourist information, go to the New York City route planner.

Traveling by combination of car, flight, and bus from Yellowstone National Park to New York City takes 9 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, shuttle, and flight; or drive. You'll lose 2 hours traveling from Yellowstone National Park to New York City due to the time zone difference. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from Yellowstone National Park in January: highs in New York City hover around 5°C, while lows dip to -5°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Tue) so you can travel to Hollywood.

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
9/11 Memorial ©
9/11 Memorial
American Museum of Natural History ©

1
night
Hollywood

Hollywood ©
The city of Hollywood is a classic Florida beach town and popular vacation spot, attracting visitors with its picturesque beaches, lively nightlife, and laid-back vibe.
Start off your visit on the 6th (Wed): browse the different shops at Sawgrass Mills and then stroll through Fort Lauderdale Beach. On your second day here, kick back and relax at Hollywood Beach and then explore the world behind art at Wynwood Walls.

To find out how to plan a trip to Hollywood, use our trip itinerary maker.

Fly from New York City to Hollywood in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. Expect much hotter temperatures when traveling from New York City in January; daily highs in Hollywood reach 28°C and lows reach 19°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Thu) so you can go by car to Key Largo.

Things to do in Hollywood

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Fort Lauderdale Beach, Sawgrass Mills, Wynwood Walls
Highlights from your plan
Sawgrass Mills ©
Sawgrass Mills
Fort Lauderdale Beach ©
Fort Lauderdale Beach
Hollywood Beach ©
Hollywood Beach

2
nights
Key Largo

Key Largo ©
The northernmost island of the Florida Keys, Key Largo provides stunning scenery, a number of watersports opportunities, and plenty of areas to relax on vacation.
On the 8th (Fri), explore the gorgeous colors at Key Largo Dry Rocks and then discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour. Keep things going the next day: look for all kinds of wild species at Florida Keys Wild Bird Rehabilitation Center, take an in-depth tour of History of Diving Museum, and then cast your line with a fishing tour.

For maps, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Key Largo day trip site .

Traveling by car from Hollywood to Key Largo takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. In January in Key Largo, expect temperatures between 28°C during the day and 19°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sat) so you can go by car to Marathon.

Things to do in Key Largo

Wildlife Outdoors Tours

Side Trip

Islamorada
Highlights from your plan
Fishing Charters & Tours
Key Largo Dry Rocks ©
Key Largo Dry Rocks

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nights
Marathon

Marathon ©
A tiny city just 16 km (10 mi) long, Marathon is spread across several islands in the middle of the Florida Keys.
Get in touch with nature at Fishing Charters & Tours and Marathon Garden Club. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Dolphin Research Center and Bahia Honda State Park. There's still lots to do: look for all kinds of wild species at The Turtle Hospital, take in the views from Seven Mile Bridge, head outdoors with Gemini Dream Charters, and enjoy the sand and surf at Sombrero Beach.

Planning Marathon trip won't be overwheling when you use's Insprock itinerary maker.

Getting from Key Largo to Marathon by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. In January, daytime highs in Marathon are 29°C, while nighttime lows are 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Tue) to allow enough time to take a bus to Key West.

Things to do in Marathon

Parks Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trip

Bahia Honda State Park
Highlights from your plan
The Turtle Hospital ©
The Turtle Hospital
Dolphin Research Center ©
Dolphin Research Center
Fishing Charters & Tours

6
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.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Fishing Charters & Tours and Dry Tortugas National Park. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Fort Zachary Taylor and KEPart Studio-Gallery. There's lots more to do: contemplate the long history of Truman Little White House, see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour, get interesting insight from Tours, and glide peacefully along the water with some of the best stand-up paddleboarding in the area.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Key West travel planning website .

Traveling by bus from Marathon to Key West takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. January in Key West sees daily highs of 28°C and lows of 22°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Key West

Outdoors Tours Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Fishing Charters & Tours
Dry Tortugas National Park ©
Dry Tortugas National Park
Dolphin & Whale Watching

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