43 days in United States Itinerary

43 days in United States Itinerary

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Honolulu, Oahu
— 4 nights
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Lahaina, Maui
— 4 nights
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Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii
— 5 nights
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Hilo, Island of Hawaii
— 2 nights
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Page
— 2 nights
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Flagstaff
— 5 nights
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Key West
— 3 nights
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Marathon
— 4 nights
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Savannah
— 2 nights
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Badlands National Park
— 1 night
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Yellowstone National Park
— 3 nights

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Honolulu, Oahu

Honolulu ©

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.
You'll get in some beach time at Lanikai Beach and Kailua Beach Park. Get in touch with nature at Koko Crater Railway Trail and Pele's Chair. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Honolulu: Sunset Beach Park (in Haleiwa) and Polynesian Cultural Center (in Laie). The adventure continues: stroll the grounds of USS Arizona Memorial, contemplate the long history of Iolani Palace, step aboard Battleship Missouri Memorial, and examine the collection at USS Bowfin Submarine Museum & Park.

To find more things to do, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Honolulu trip maker.

Sydney, Australia to Honolulu is an approximately 13.5-hour flight. Traveling from Sydney to Honolulu, you'll gain 20 hours due to the time zone difference. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Sydney in April: high temperatures in Honolulu hover around 33°C and lows are around 25°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Wed) early enough to travel to Lahaina.

Things to do in Honolulu

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USS Arizona Memorial ©
USS Arizona Memorial
Kailua Beach Park ©
Kailua Beach Park
Lanikai Beach ©
Lanikai Beach

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Lahaina, Maui

Lahaina ©

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.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Napili Beach and Keawakapu Beach. Step out of the city life by going to Wailea Beach and Zipline. Explore Lahaina's surroundings by going to Kihei (Kamaole Beach Park III & Scuba & Snorkeling). The adventure continues: identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas, take a stroll through Lahaina Front Street, and stroll around Lahaina Banyan Court.

For where to stay, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, read Lahaina trip builder website.

You can fly from Honolulu to Lahaina in 3.5 hours. In April, plan for daily highs up to 31°C, and evening lows to 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 24th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Kailua-Kona.

Things to do in Lahaina

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Tours

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Keawakapu Beach ©
Keawakapu Beach
Wailea Beach ©
Wailea Beach
Napili Beach ©
Napili Beach

5
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Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii

Kailua-Kona ©

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.
Step out of the city life by going to Mauna Kea and Papakōlea Green Sand Beach. You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Punalu‘U Beach and Hapuna Beach State Recreation Area. Change things up with these side-trips from Kailua-Kona: Pu'uhonua O Honaunau National Historical Park (in Honaunau) and Puukohola National Historic Park (in Kawaihae). Next up on the itinerary: cast your line with a fishing tour, look for all kinds of wild species at Kanaloa Octopus Farm, discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour, and take a memorable drive along Saddle Road.

To see more things to do, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Kailua-Kona trip planner.

Fly from Lahaina to Kailua-Kona in 4.5 hours. In April, daily temperatures in Kailua-Kona can reach 33°C, while at night they dip to 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Fri) early enough to drive to Hilo.

Things to do in Kailua-Kona

Outdoors · Parks · Nature · Wildlife

Side Trips

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Mauna Kea ©
Mauna Kea
Punalu‘U Beach ©
Punalu‘U Beach
Hapuna Beach State Recreation Area ©
Hapuna Beach State Recreation Area

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Hilo, Island of Hawaii

Hilo ©

America's Wettest City

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.
Start off your visit on the 30th (Sat): see the interesting displays at Jagger Museum, hike along Kilauea Iki Trailhead, then admire the sheer force of Rainbow Falls, then immerse yourself in nature at Akaka Falls State Park, and finally stroll around Laupahoehoe Beach Park.

To see photos, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Hilo planner.

You can drive from Kailua-Kona to Hilo in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Kailua-Kona in April, plan for slightly colder nights in Hilo, with lows around 22°C. On the 1st (Sun), you'll travel to Page.

Things to do in Hilo

Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Nature

Side Trips

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Jagger Museum ©
Jagger Museum
Kilauea Iki Trailhead ©
Kilauea Iki Trailhead
Rainbow Falls ©
Rainbow Falls

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Page

Center of Canyon Country

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.
Take a break from the city and head to The Chains and Antelope Canyon. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Paria Canyon Wilderness Area and Rainbow Bridge Trail. Next up on the itinerary: hit the best photo ops around with an inspiring photography tour.

Make your Page itinerary with Inspirock to find out what to see and where to go.

You can fly from Hilo to Page in 12 hours. The time zone difference when traveling from Hilo to Page is 3 hours. Plan for slightly colder nights when traveling from Hilo in May since evenings lows in Page dip to 15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Flagstaff.

Things to do in Page

Outdoors · Tours · Parks · Nature

Side Trips

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Photography Tours
The Chains ©
The Chains
Paria Canyon Wilderness Area
Paria Canyon Wilderness Area

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Flagstaff

Flagstaff ©

City of Seven Wonders

Sitting at an elevation of 2,135 m (7,000 ft) and just a short trip from the Grand Canyon and other natural wonders, the city of Flagstaff attracts outdoor enthusiasts from around the world.
Get outdoors at Bearizona Wildlife Park and Painted Desert. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Devil's Bridge Trail and Red Rock Scenic Byway (SR 179). You'll find plenty of places to visit near Flagstaff: Sedona (Slide Rock State Park, Bell Rock, &more). Spend the 9th (Mon) exploring nature at Wupatki National Monument. It doesn't end there: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Walnut Canyon National Monument.

For more things to do, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, use the Flagstaff day trip site.

Getting from Page to Flagstaff by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a shuttle; or do a combination of taxi and bus. When traveling from Page in May, plan for little chillier days in Flagstaff, with highs around 21°C, while nights are much colder with lows around 1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Mon) early enough to travel to Key West.

Things to do in Flagstaff

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Walnut Canyon National Monument ©
Walnut Canyon National Monument
Wupatki National Monument ©
Wupatki National Monument
Oak Creek Canyon ©
Oak Creek Canyon

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Key West

Conch Republic

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.
Visiting Dolphin & Whale Watching and Scuba & Snorkeling will get you outdoors. Get some historical perspective at Truman Little White House and Fort Zachary Taylor. Spend the 11th (Wed) exploring nature at Dry Tortugas National Park. Next up on the itinerary: get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, cruise along The Overseas Highway, learn about all things military at U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Ingham Maritime Museum, and look for all kinds of wild species at Key West Butterfly & Nature Conservatory.

To find ratings, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Key West trip planner.

You can fly from Flagstaff to Key West in 10.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and shuttle. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 2 hours traveling from Flagstaff to Key West. Traveling from Flagstaff in May, you will find days in Key West are a bit warmer (34°C), and nights are warmer (29°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Fri) so you can drive to Marathon.

Things to do in Key West

Outdoors · Tours · Wildlife · Parks
Highlights from your plan
Stand-Up Paddleboarding
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Waterskiing & Jetskiing

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Marathon

Marathon ©

Heart of the Florida Keys

A tiny city just 16 km (10 mi) long, Marathon is spread across several islands in the middle of the Florida Keys.
Your itinerary includes some good beach time at Bahia Honda State Park and Sombrero Beach. Step off the beaten path and head to Dolphin Research Center and Sunset Park Beach. Change things up with these side-trips from Marathon: Islamorada (Fishing Charters & Tours & Scuba & Snorkeling). The adventure continues: see the interesting displays at Crane Point Museum & Nature Center, see the vivid underwater world at Sombrero Reef, and look for all kinds of wild species at The Turtle Hospital.

To see traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Marathon online route builder.

You can drive from Key West to Marathon in 1.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In May, daytime highs in Marathon are 36°C, while nighttime lows are 29°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Tue) so you can travel to Savannah.

Things to do in Marathon

Wildlife · Outdoors · Parks · Tours

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Bahia Honda State Park ©
Bahia Honda State Park
Dolphin Research Center ©
Dolphin Research Center
Crane Point Museum & Nature Center ©
Crane Point Museum & Nature Center

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Savannah

Savannah ©

The Hostess City of the South

Georgia's oldest city, Savannah displays its colonial history proudly on every corner.
Get a sense of the local culture at Fort Pulaski National Monument and Colonial Park Cemetery. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Coligny Beach and Hilton Head Island Bike Trails. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Savannah: Tybee Island Lighthouse Museum (in Tybee Island) and Hilton Head (Waterskiing & Jetskiing & Speed Boats Tours). There's lots more to do: get interesting insight from Tours, explore the different monuments and memorials at Bonaventure Cemetery, and walk around Forsyth Park.

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Getting from Marathon to Savannah by combination of shuttle and flight takes about 7 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Marathon in May, things will get slightly colder in Savannah: highs are around 33°C and lows about 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Fri) so you can travel to Badlands National Park.

Things to do in Savannah

Outdoors · Historic Sites · Tours · Parks

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Fort Pulaski National Monument ©
Fort Pulaski National Monument
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Coligny Beach ©
Coligny Beach

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Badlands National Park

Badlands National Park
Although Badlands National Park's name might not be the most inviting, its landscape of pinnacles, eroded buttes, spires, and an expansive, pristine mixed-grass prairie remain enticing.
On the 21st (Sat), take in the dramatic natural features at Homestead Overlook, take in the dramatic natural features at Burns Basin Overlook, take in the dramatic natural features at Bigfoot Pass Overlook, take in the dramatic natural features at White River Valley Overlook, then explore the striking landscape of Panorama Point Overlook, and finally trek along Castle Trail. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 22nd (Sun): explore the striking landscape at Conata Basin Overlook, trek along Saddle Pass Trail, and then trek along Cliff Shelf Nature Trailhead.

To see where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Badlands National Park travel planner.

Getting from Savannah to Badlands National Park by flight takes about 9.5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of bus and taxi. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time to Mountain Standard Time, which is usually a -2 hour difference. When traveling from Savannah in May, plan for little chillier days and colder nights in Badlands National Park: temperatures range from 24°C by day to 6°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sun) to allow time to travel to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Badlands National Park

Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Nature
Highlights from your plan
Panorama Point Overlook
Panorama Point Overlook
Cliff Shelf Nature Trailhead ©
Cliff Shelf Nature Trailhead
Burns Basin Overlook ©
Burns Basin Overlook

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Yellowstone National Park

Yellowstone National Park ©

World's Largest Collection of Geysers

An exceptionally diverse landscape and varied wildlife have made Yellowstone National Park one of America's most popular parks.
Take a break from the city and head to Lamar Valley and Elephant Back Mountain. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Grizzly and Wolf Discovery Center and Beryl Spring. There's lots more to do: take in the dramatic natural features at Natural Bridge Trail, contemplate the geological forces at Monument Geyser Basin, explore the wealth of natural beauty at Aurum Geyser, and witness a stunning natural landmark at Old Faithful.

For where to stay, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, read our Yellowstone National Park trip website.

Getting from Badlands National Park to Yellowstone National Park by flight takes about 8.5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of taxi, bus, shuttle, and car. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Badlands National Park in May; daily highs in Yellowstone National Park reach 13°C and lows reach -3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks · Nature · Wildlife · Outdoors

Side Trip

Highlights from your plan
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone ©
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone
Lamar Valley ©
Lamar Valley
Grizzly and Wolf Discovery Center ©
Grizzly and Wolf Discovery Center

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