38 days in United States Itinerary

38 days in United States Itinerary

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38 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Honolulu
Fly:  12​h 15​min
1
Santa Maria
— 2 nights
Drive:  9​h 15​min
2
Grand Canyon National Park
— 4 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
3
Page
— 1 night
Drive:  6​h
4
Orem
— 1 day
Drive + Fly:  5​h
5
Portland
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h
6
Cannon Beach
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 15​min
7
Seattle
— 3 nights
Fly:  6​h 30​min
8
Kansas City
— 1 night
Bus:  30​min
9
Overland Park
— 1 night
Fly:  6​h 15​min
10
Chicago
— 3 nights
Fly:  5​h 15​min
11
Houston
— 1 day
Bus:  3​h
12
San Antonio
— 3 nights
Fly:  5​h
13
San Diego
— 4 nights
Fly:  7​h 30​min
14
Honolulu
— 4 nights
End: Honolulu

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Santa Maria

Santa Maria ©
Santa Maria is a city near the Southern California coast in Santa Barbara County. Get out of town with these interesting Santa Maria side-trips: Speed Boats Tours (in Avila Beach), Santa Barbara (Old Mission Santa Barbara & Santa Barbara Museum of Art) and Rusack Vineyards (in Solvang). And it doesn't end there: immerse yourself in nature at Montana de Oro State Park, do a tasting at Rancho Sisquoc Winery, admire all the interesting features of Avila Valley Barn, and grab your bike and head to Bob Jones City to Sea Bike Trail.

To find photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Santa Maria trip planner.

Honolulu to Santa Maria is an approximately 12.5-hour flight. You'll lose 2 hours traveling from Honolulu to Santa Maria due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Honolulu in June, plan for little chillier days and much colder nights in Santa Maria: temperatures range from 73°F by day to 53°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Fri) so you can travel to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Santa Maria

Parks Wineries Outdoors

Side Trips

Santa Barbara, Avila Beach, Avila Valley Barn, Montana de Oro State Park, Rusack Vineyards
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Montana de Oro State Park ©
Montana de Oro State Park
Old Mission Santa Barbara ©
Old Mission Santa Barbara
Rusack Vineyards ©
Rusack Vineyards

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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.
On the 9th (Sun), hike the day away at Bright Angel Trail. There's still lots to do: take in breathtaking views at Grand Canyon South Rim, take some stellar pictures from Powell Point, make a trip to Grand Canyon Village, and hike along North Kaibab Trail.

To find reviews, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Grand Canyon National Park day trip planning website .

Traveling by car from Santa Maria to Grand Canyon National Park takes 10 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. The time zone difference moving from Pacific Standard Time to Mountain Standard Time is 1 hour. While traveling from Santa Maria, expect somewhat warmer days and a bit cooler nights in Grand Canyon National Park, ranging from highs of 85°F to lows of 42°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Page.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Parks Outdoors Trails
Highlights from your plan
Grand Canyon South Rim ©
Grand Canyon South Rim
Bright Angel Trail ©
Bright Angel Trail
Rim Trail ©
Rim Trail

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Page

Page ©
Originally little more than a simple camp constructed to house workers who built a nearby dam on the Colorado River, Page is now a popular stop for travelers preparing a trip to Arizona's canyon country.
Start off your visit on the 13th (Thu): explore the stunning scenery at Antelope Canyon, take in the dramatic natural features at Horseshoe Bend, then enjoy some diversion at Gunfighter Canyon, and finally see human ingenuity at work at Glen Canyon Dam Overlook.

To see traveler tips and tourist information, read our Page trip planner .

You can drive from Grand Canyon National Park to Page in 2.5 hours. While traveling from Grand Canyon National Park, expect somewhat warmer days and much warmer nights in Page, ranging from highs of 96°F to lows of 69°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Orem.

Things to do in Page

Parks Nature Fun & Games
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Horseshoe Bend ©
Horseshoe Bend
Antelope Canyon ©
Antelope Canyon
Glen Canyon Dam Overlook ©
Glen Canyon Dam Overlook

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Orem

Orem ©
Orem is a city in Utah County, Utah, United States, in the north-central part of the state. Kick off your visit on the 14th (Fri): take in the awesome beauty at Mt. Timpanogos Park, then explore the striking landscape at Rock Canyon, then engage your brain at BYU Earth Science Museum, and finally test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms.

For more things to do, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, read Orem online tour planner .

You can drive from Page to Orem in 5.5 hours. Another option is to fly. In June, Orem is little chillier than Page - with highs of 86°F and lows of 55°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Fri) so you can travel to Portland.

Things to do in Orem

Nature Parks Fun & Games

Side Trip

Provo
Highlights from your plan
Rock Canyon ©
Rock Canyon
Room Escape Games
BYU Earth Science Museum ©
BYU Earth Science Museum

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Portland

Portland ©
A big city with a small-town feel, Portland is home to the country's biggest rose test garden, perched on a hill overlooking downtown.
When in Portland, make a side trip to see Multnomah Falls in Bridal Veil, approximately 46 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: look for gifts at Powell's City of Books, trek along Forest Park, get outside with Portland Timbers, and take in nature's colorful creations at Lan Su Chinese Garden.

To find maps, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Portland trip builder tool .

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Orem to Portland. The time zone changes from Mountain Standard Time (MST) to Pacific Standard Time (PST), which is usually a -1 hour difference. When traveling from Orem in June, plan for little chillier days in Portland, with highs around 77°F, while nights are about the same with lows around 56°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Cannon Beach.

Things to do in Portland

Parks Outdoors Tours

Side Trip

Multnomah Falls
Highlights from your plan
Portland Japanese Garden ©
Portland Japanese Garden
Powell's City of Books ©
Powell's City of Books
International Rose Test Garden ©
International Rose Test Garden

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Cannon Beach

Cannon Beach ©
Cannon Beach is a city in Clatsop County, Oregon, United States. Start off your visit on the 18th (Tue): enjoy the sand and surf at Cannon Beach, immerse yourself in nature at Oswald West State Park, and then immerse yourself in nature at Oswald West State Park. On the next day, explore the striking landscape at Haystack Rock, immerse yourself in nature at Hug Point State Park, and then immerse yourself in nature at Ecola State Park.

To see maps, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Cannon Beach day trip planning app .

Traveling by car from Portland to Cannon Beach takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. When traveling from Portland in June, plan for a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Cannon Beach: temperatures range from 66°F by day to 52°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Wed) so you can drive to Seattle.

Things to do in Cannon Beach

Parks Nature Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Ecola State Park ©
Ecola State Park
Oswald West State Park ©
Oswald West State Park
Haystack Rock ©
Haystack Rock

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Seattle

Seattle ©
Nicknamed the "Emerald City" because of its abundant evergreen trees, Seattle is the cultural and business center of the Pacific Northwest, as well as a popular holiday destination.
Seattle is known for museums, parks, zoos & aquariums, nightlife, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: view the masterpieces at Chihuly Garden and Glass, shop like a local with Pioneer Square, make a trip to Space Needle, and explore and take pictures at Safeco Field.

To see reviews, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Seattle trip app .

Traveling by car from Cannon Beach to Seattle takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or take a bus. While traveling from Cannon Beach, expect a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Seattle, ranging from highs of 74°F to lows of 57°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sat) early enough to travel to Kansas City.

Things to do in Seattle

Shopping Museums Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Chihuly Garden and Glass ©
Chihuly Garden and Glass
Space Needle ©
Space Needle
Pike Place Market ©
Pike Place Market

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Kansas City

Kansas City ©
The largest municipality in Missouri, Kansas City has an impressive array of world-class museums, shopping areas, and great places to eat, all of which attract tourism to the area.
Start off your visit on the 23rd (Sun): test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms, get engrossed in the history at National WWI Museum and Memorial, then admire the masterpieces at The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art, and finally ponder the design of J.C. Nichols Memorial Fountain. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take an in-depth tour of Harry S. Truman Library and Museum, see the interesting displays at Bingham Waggoner Estate, then have some family-friendly fun at Blade & Timber, and finally take in nature's colorful creations at The Ewing and Muriel Kauffman Memorial Garden.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Kansas City itinerary planner.

Fly from Seattle to Kansas City in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference moving from Pacific Standard Time to Central Standard Time is 2 hours. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Seattle in June: high temperatures in Kansas City hover around 87°F and lows are around 69°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Overland Park.

Things to do in Kansas City

Museums Fun & Games Parks

Side Trip

Independence
Highlights from your plan
Bingham Waggoner Mansion & Estate ©
Bingham Waggoner Mansion & Estate
National WWI Museum and Memorial ©
National WWI Museum and Memorial
Room Escape Games

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Overland Park

Overland Park ©
Overland Park is the second most populous city in the U.S. On the 25th (Tue), tour the pleasant surroundings at Deanna Rose Children's Farmstead, then have some family-friendly fun at Blade & Timber, and then have some family-friendly fun at Bury the Hatchet.

For reviews, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Overland Park tour itinerary planner .

Overland Park is just a short distance from Kansas City. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Tue) early enough to travel to Chicago.

Things to do in Overland Park

Fun & Games Zoos & Aquariums Parks

Side Trip

Blade & Timber Axe Throwing
Highlights from your plan
Blade & Timber Axe Throwing ©
Blade & Timber Axe Throwing
Deanna Rose Children's Farmstead ©
Deanna Rose Children's Farmstead

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Chicago

Chicago ©
A huge and vibrant city, Chicago is home to top-notch theaters, shops, museums, galleries, and restaurants.
Chicago is known for museums, historic sites, nightlife, zoos & aquariums, and childrens museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the masterpieces at The Art Institute of Chicago, take a leisurely stroll along Navy Pier, get to know the fascinating history of Millennium Park, and enjoy breathtaking views from 360 Chicago Observation Deck.

To see more things to do, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Chicago attractions planner .

Traveling by combination of car and flight from Overland Park to Chicago takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. In June, plan for daily highs up to 81°F, and evening lows to 63°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Houston.

Things to do in Chicago

Museums Parks Childrens Museums
Highlights from your plan
BATL-The Backyard Axe Throwing League ©
The Art Institute of Chicago ©
The Art Institute of Chicago
Wrigley Field ©
Wrigley Field

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Houston

Houston ©
Although urban sprawl remains synonymous with Houston, most of the city's tourist attractions lie within the relatively small downtown area, surrounded by diverse neighborhoods housing the nation's biggest African-American, Asian-American, and Latino communities.
Kick off your visit on the 30th (Sun): pause for some serene contemplation at Annunciation Catholic Church, explore the different monuments and memorials at Glenwood Cemetery, then have some family-friendly fun at iFLY Indoor Skydiving - Houston (Memorial), and finally get your game on at The Escape Game Houston.

To see ratings, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, read Houston trip itinerary planning tool .

You can fly from Chicago to Houston in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of subway, bus, and flight; or drive. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Chicago in June: high temperatures in Houston hover around 92°F and lows are around 75°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Sun) early enough to catcht the bus to San Antonio.

Things to do in Houston

Fun & Games Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
The Escape Game Houston ©
The Escape Game Houston
Glenwood Cemetery ©
Glenwood Cemetery
Annunciation Catholic Church ©
Annunciation Catholic Church

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San Antonio

San Antonio ©
As the state’s second largest city, San Antonio embodies Texas’ rich cultural heritage while maintaining the Old West charm of an oil town.
San Antonio is known for shopping, historic sites, theme parks, nightlife, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: shop like a local with The San Antonio River Walk, contemplate the long history of The Alamo, take in the architecture and atmosphere at San Fernando De Bexar Cathedral, and Head underground at Natural Bridge Caverns.

For reviews, maps, photos, and more tourist information, use the San Antonio tour builder website .

Getting from Houston to San Antonio by bus takes about 3 hours. Other options: drive; or fly. In June, plan for daily highs up to 93°F, and evening lows to 74°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Wed) early enough to travel to San Diego.

Things to do in San Antonio

Parks Nature Theme Parks
Highlights from your plan
San Antonio Western Shooting ©
San Antonio Western Shooting
The San Antonio River Walk ©
The San Antonio River Walk
The Alamo ©
The Alamo

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San Diego

San Diego ©
Divided into neighborhoods with distinct characters and cultural heritages, San Diego sits just north of the Mexican border and offers visitors a blend of tourist attractions, including a lively nightlife, diverse cuisine, and a thriving musical scene.
When in San Diego, make a side trip to see Self Realization Fellowship Hermitage & Meditation Gardens in Encinitas, approximately 50 minutes away. There's still lots to do: stroll through San Diego Zoo, admire the majestic nature at Torrey Pines State Natural Reserve, appreciate the history behind Cabrillo National Monument, and take in nature's colorful creations at Botanical Building and Lily Pond.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, use the San Diego travel planner .

Getting from San Antonio to San Diego by flight takes about 5 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. The time zone difference moving from Central Standard Time (CST) to Pacific Standard Time (PST) is minus 2 hours. When traveling from San Antonio in July, plan for cooler days and slightly colder nights in San Diego: temperatures range from 77°F by day to 68°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Honolulu.

Things to do in San Diego

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Theme Parks

Side Trip

Self Realization Fellowship Hermitage & Meditation Gardens
Highlights from your plan
San Diego Zoo ©
San Diego Zoo
USS Midway Museum ©
USS Midway Museum
Balboa Park ©
Balboa Park

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Honolulu

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 out of town with these interesting Honolulu side-trips: Haleiwa (Sunset Beach Park & Waimea Bay) and Kailua Beach Park (in Kailua). And it doesn't end there: stroll the grounds of USS Arizona Memorial, explore the activities along Hanauma Bay Nature Preserve, kick back and relax at Waikiki Beach, and examine the collection at USS Bowfin Submarine Museum & Park.

To see where to stay, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Honolulu trip planner .

Fly from San Diego to Honolulu in 7.5 hours. The time zone difference when traveling from San Diego to Honolulu is minus 2 hours. Traveling from San Diego in July, things will get somewhat warmer in Honolulu: highs are around 88°F and lows about 75°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Honolulu

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Haleiwa, Kailua Beach Park
Highlights from your plan
USS Arizona Memorial ©
USS Arizona Memorial
Diamond Head State Monument ©
Diamond Head State Monument
Waikiki Beach ©
Waikiki Beach

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