38 days in United States Itinerary

38 days in United States Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
San Diego
— 2 nights
2
Honolulu, Oahu
— 4 nights
3
Lahaina, Maui
— 4 nights
4
Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii
— 4 nights
5
Sedona
— 3 nights
6
Memphis
— 1 day
7
Gatlinburg
— 2 nights
8
Fort Lauderdale
— 3 nights
9
Key West
— 4 nights
10
St. Augustine
— 4 nights
11
Savannah
— 4 nights

2
nights
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.
Kick off your visit on the 26th (Mon): take a leisurely stroll along Oceanside Pier, enjoy the sand and surf at South Carlsbad State Beach, and then enjoy the sand and surf at La Jolla Shores Park. On the 27th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: make a trip to Mt. Soledad National Veterans Memorial and then kick back and relax at La Jolla Cove.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, use the San Diego holiday builder site.

Bristol, UK to San Diego is an approximately 15.5-hour combination of train and flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 8 hours traveling from Bristol to San Diego. In July, daily temperatures in San Diego can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Tue) so you can travel to Honolulu.

Things to do in San Diego

Outdoors Beaches Parks

Side Trips

South Carlsbad State Beach, Oceanside Pier
Highlights from your plan
South Carlsbad State Beach ©
South Carlsbad State Beach
La Jolla Shores Park ©
La Jolla Shores Park
Mt. Soledad National Veterans Memorial ©
Mt. Soledad National Veterans Memorial

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.
You'll explore and learn at US Army Museum of Hawaii and Iolani Palace. Your itinerary includes some good beach time at Ala Moana Beach Park and Kailua Beach Park. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Honolulu: Lanikai Beach (in Kailua), Byodo-In Temple (in Kaneohe) and Haleiwa (Waimea Valley, Shark Diving, &more). The adventure continues: hike along Koko Crater Railway Trail, examine the collection at USS Bowfin Submarine Museum & Park, steep yourself in history at Battleship Missouri Memorial, and explore the different monuments and memorials at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific.

For photos, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Honolulu trip itinerary maker website.

Traveling by flight from San Diego to Honolulu takes 8 hours. Traveling from San Diego to Honolulu, you'll gain 2 hours due to the time zone difference. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from San Diego in July, with highs in Honolulu at °C and lows at °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Sat) early enough to travel to Lahaina.

Things to do in Honolulu

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Haleiwa, Kailua, Byodo-In Temple
Highlights from your plan
US Army Museum of Hawaii ©
US Army Museum of Hawaii
Ala Moana Beach Park ©
Ala Moana Beach Park
Byodo-In Temple ©
Byodo-In Temple

4
nights
Lahaina, Maui

Lahaina ©
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.
You'll get in some beach time at Ho'okipa Beach Park and Wailea Beach. Visiting Scuba & Snorkeling and Ka'anapali Beach will get you outdoors. Venture out of the city with trips to Haleakala Crater (in Haleakala National Park) and Ocean Vodka Organic Farm and Distillery (in Kula). There's still lots to do: take a stroll through Lahaina Front Street, walk around Lahaina Banyan Court, get interesting insight from Tours, and stroll through Napili Beach.

To see photos, ratings, and tourist information, read Lahaina online visit planner.

Fly from Honolulu to Lahaina in 3.5 hours. In July, daytime highs in Lahaina are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Kailua-Kona.

Things to do in Lahaina

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Haleakala Crater, Scuba & Snorkeling, Ho'okipa Beach Park, Ocean Vodka Organic Farm and Distillery, Wailea Beach
Highlights from your plan
Ho'okipa Beach Park ©
Ho'okipa Beach Park
Wailea Beach ©
Wailea Beach
Ocean Vodka Organic Farm and Distillery ©
Ocean Vodka Organic Farm and Distillery

4
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.
Relax by the water at Papakōlea Green Sand Beach and Hapuna Beach State Recreation Area. Escape the urban bustle at Hawaii Tropical Botanical Garden and Akaka Falls State Park. Change things up with these side-trips from Kailua-Kona: Pu'uhonua O Honaunau National Historical Park (in Honaunau) and Punalu‘U Beach (in Pahala). The adventure continues: take a memorable tour with Tours and take in the awesome beauty at Mauna Kea.

To find where to stay, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Kailua-Kona journey site.

Traveling by flight from Lahaina to Kailua-Kona takes 4.5 hours. In August, daily temperatures in Kailua-Kona can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sun) so you can travel to Sedona.

Things to do in Kailua-Kona

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Pu'uhonua O Honaunau National Historical Park, Papakōlea Green Sand Beach, Hapuna Beach State Recreation Area, Hawaii Tropical Botanical Garden, Akaka Falls State Park
Highlights from your plan
Hawaii Tropical Botanical Garden ©
Hawaii Tropical Botanical Garden
Punalu‘U Beach ©
Punalu‘U Beach
Pu'uhonua O Honaunau National Historical Park ©

3
nights
Sedona

Sedona ©
Despite its relatively small size, Sedona overflows with tourist appeal.
Step off the beaten path and head to Red Rock State Park and Broken Arrow Trail. Your inner history buff will appreciate Montezuma Castle National Monument and Chapel of the Holy Cross. And it doesn't end there: explore the stunning scenery at Oak Creek Canyon, take a memorable drive along Red Rock Scenic Byway (SR 179), tour the pleasant surroundings at Airport Mesa, and relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas.

For where to stay, reviews, maps, and tourist information, read our Sedona tour website.

You can fly from Kailua-Kona to Sedona in 12 hours. The time zone difference when traveling from Kailua-Kona to Sedona is 3 hours. Expect little chillier evenings in Sedona when traveling from Kailua-Kona in August, with lows around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Thu) early enough to travel to Memphis.

Things to do in Sedona

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trip

Montezuma Castle National Monument
Highlights from your plan
Cathedral Rock ©
Cathedral Rock
Broken Arrow Trail ©
Broken Arrow Trail
Red Rock State Park ©
Red Rock State Park

1
day
Memphis

Memphis ©
The largest city on the Mississippi River, Memphis bills itself as both the "Birthplace of Rock" and "Home of the Blues." With such a rich musical heritage, it shouldn't come as a surprise that Elvis Presley chose to live in Memphis during his later years.
Kick off your visit on the 13th (Fri): steep yourself in history at The Peabody Ducks, pause for some photo ops at National Civil Rights Museum - Lorraine Motel, and then steep yourself in history at Sun Studio.

To see where to stay, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, use the Memphis day trip planning website.

You can fly from Sedona to Memphis in 9 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Sedona to Memphis, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Sedona in August, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in Memphis, with lows of °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Fri) so you can go by car to Gatlinburg.

Things to do in Memphis

Historic Sites Museums
Highlights from your plan
Sun Studio ©
Sun Studio
National Civil Rights Museum - Lorraine Motel ©

2
nights
Gatlinburg

Nestled in the lush, wooded forests of the Great Smoky Mountains National Park, Gatlinburg is Tennessee’s premier mountain resort destination.
Get some cultural insight at Tennessee Homemade Wines and Titanic Museum Attraction. Visiting River Rafting & Tubing and Zipline will get you outdoors. Go for a jaunt from Gatlinburg to Great Smoky Mountains National Park to see Cades Cove about 1h 15 min away. There's still lots to do: sample the fine beverages at Ole Smoky Tennessee Moonshine, take in the waterfront at The Island in Pigeon Forge, find something for the whole family at Smoky Mountain Alpine Coaster, and get your game on at The Escape Game Pigeon Forge.

To see reviews, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Gatlinburg online driving holiday planner.

Traveling by car from Memphis to Gatlinburg takes 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of bus, subway, and car. The time zone changes from Central Standard Time to Eastern Standard Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. Traveling from Memphis in August, plan for a bit cooler nights in Gatlinburg, with lows around °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Mon) so you can travel to Fort Lauderdale.

Things to do in Gatlinburg

Outdoors Adventure Tours

Side Trips

Pigeon Forge, Cades Cove, River Rafting & Tubing
Highlights from your plan
River Rafting & Tubing
Cades Cove ©
Cades Cove
Tennessee Homemade Wines ©
Tennessee Homemade Wines

3
nights
Fort Lauderdale

Fort Lauderdale ©
Known as the "Venice of America" because of its extensive network of navigable waterways, Fort Lauderdale welcomes over 10 million annual visitors, most of them attracted by the city's popular beaches and marinas.
You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Hollywood Beach and Fort Lauderdale Beach. Get some cultural insight at Wynwood Walls and Vizcaya Museum and Gardens. Explore Fort Lauderdale's surroundings by going to Art Deco Historic District (in Miami Beach) and Shark Valley Visitor Center (in Everglades National Park).

To find maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Fort Lauderdale trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Gatlinburg to Fort Lauderdale takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of car, bus, and train. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in Fort Lauderdale when traveling from Gatlinburg in August, with lows around °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Thu) early enough to travel to Key West.

Things to do in Fort Lauderdale

Outdoors Parks Museums

Side Trips

Miami, Hollywood Beach, Art Deco Historic District, Shark Valley Visitor Center
Highlights from your plan
Fort Lauderdale Beach ©
Fort Lauderdale Beach
Shark Valley Visitor Center ©
Shark Valley Visitor Center
Hollywood Beach ©
Hollywood Beach

4
nights
Key West

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.
Museum-lovers will appreciate Key West Lighthouse and Keeper's Quarters Museum and Truman Little White House. You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Fort Zachary Taylor and Bahia Honda State Park. Explore Key West's surroundings by going to Dolphin Research Center (in Grassy Key) and The Turtle Hospital (in Marathon). Spend the 21st (Sat) exploring nature at Dry Tortugas National Park. There's much more to do: get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, look for all kinds of wild species at Key West Butterfly & Nature Conservatory, and explore and take pictures at The Overseas Highway.

To see traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Key West day trip planning app.

Getting from Fort Lauderdale to Key West by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around °C in August, and nighttime lows around °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Mon) early enough to travel to St. Augustine.

Things to do in Key West

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Marathon, Bahia Honda State Park
Highlights from your plan
Fort Zachary Taylor ©
Fort Zachary Taylor
Dolphin Research Center ©
Dolphin Research Center

4
nights
St. Augustine

St. Augustine ©
St. Museum-lovers will get to explore St. Augustine Pirate & Treasure Museum and Lightner Museum. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Old Jail and St. Augustine Lighthouse & Maritime Museum, Inc.. You'll find plenty of places to visit near St. Augustine: Ponce de Leon Inlet Lighthouse & Museum (in Ponce Inlet), Ormond Beach (in Ormond Beach) and Beach at Daytona Beach (in Daytona Beach). There's much more to do: identify plant and animal life at St. Augustine Wild Reserve, enjoy the sand and surf at St. Augustine Beach, gain insight at Flagler College, and sample the fine beverages at St. Augustine Distillery.

To see reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our St. Augustine online trip itinerary builder.

Traveling by flight from Key West to St. Augustine takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Key West in August, St. Augustine is a bit cooler at night with lows of °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Savannah.

Things to do in St. Augustine

Parks Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

Stetson Mansion, Ponce de Leon Inlet Lighthouse & Museum, Ormond Beach, Beach at Daytona Beach
Highlights from your plan
Old Jail ©
Old Jail
Ormond Beach ©
Ormond Beach
St. Augustine Wild Reserve ©
St. Augustine Wild Reserve

4
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Savannah

Savannah ©
Georgia's oldest city, Savannah displays its colonial history proudly on every corner.
Museum-lovers will get to explore Owens-Thomas House & Slave Quarters and Tybee Island Lighthouse Museum. Step off the beaten path and head to Colonial Park Cemetery and Old Fort Jackson. Take a break from Savannah with a short trip to Coligny Beach in Hilton Head, about 58 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour, appreciate the extensive heritage of Fort Pulaski National Monument, contemplate the long history of Olde Pink House, and stroll the grounds of Bonaventure Cemetery.

For where to stay, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Savannah day trip planning tool.

You can drive from St. Augustine to Savannah in 3.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. Expect a daytime high around °C in August, and nighttime lows around °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 31st (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Savannah

Historic Sites Museums Outdoors

Side Trips

Tybee Island, Coligny Beach
Highlights from your plan
Owens-Thomas House & Slave Quarters ©
Owens-Thomas House & Slave Quarters
Colonial Park Cemetery ©
Colonial Park Cemetery
Old Fort Jackson ©
Old Fort Jackson

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