44 days in United States Itinerary

44 days in United States Itinerary

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44 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Hobart
Fly:  18​h
1
Lahaina, Maui
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h
2
Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii
— 4 nights
Fly + bus:  11​h 45​min
3
Sedona
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
4
Page
— 3 nights
Fly + shuttle:  6​h
5
Santa Fe
— 1 night
Fly:  7​h 45​min
6
Key West
— 3 nights
Fly + taxi:  6​h 15​min
7
Gatlinburg
— 3 nights
+2
taxi + Fly + bus:  5​h
8
New York City
— 4 nights
+2
bus + Fly + Drive:  9​h
9
Yellowstone National Park
— 3 nights
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  9​h 45​min
10
Yosemite National Park
— 3 nights
Drive + Fly:  12​h
11
Honolulu, Oahu
— 5 nights
Fly:  15​h 30​min
End: Hobart

2
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.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Parasailing & Paragliding and Lahaina Front Street. Take a break from the city and head to Wailea Beach and Napili Beach. When in Lahaina, make a side trip to see Scuba & Snorkeling in Kihei, approximately 38 minutes away. There's much more to do: get interesting insight from Tours, don't miss a visit to Lahaina Banyan Court, and whizz through the canopy at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks.

For reviews, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Lahaina online journey builder .

Hobart, Australia to Lahaina is an approximately 18-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of flight and ferry. Traveling from Hobart to Lahaina, you'll gain 20 hours due to the time zone difference. Plan for warmer temperatures traveling from Hobart in September, with highs in Lahaina at 35°C and lows at 27°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Kailua-Kona.

Things to do in Lahaina

Outdoors Tours Wildlife

Side Trips

Parasailing & Paragliding, Wailea Beach, Scuba & Snorkeling
Highlights from your plan
Scuba & Snorkeling
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Wailea Beach ©
Wailea Beach

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.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Manini'owali Beach (Kua Bay) and Punalu‘U Beach. Visiting Pu'uhonua O Honaunau National Historical Park and Mauna Kea will get you outdoors. Change things up with these side-trips from Kailua-Kona: Rainbow Falls (in Hilo), Hapuna Beach State Recreation Area (in Puako) and Jagger Museum (in Volcano). There's more to do: get interesting insight from Tours and see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

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Fly from Lahaina to Kailua-Kona in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, flight, and taxi; or do a combination of bus and flight. In September, daytime highs in Kailua-Kona are 36°C, while nighttime lows are 28°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Sun) early enough to travel to Sedona.

Things to do in Kailua-Kona

Outdoors Parks Nature

Side Trips

Hapuna Beach State Recreation Area, Punalu‘U Beach, Jagger Museum, Rainbow Falls, Pu'uhonua O Honaunau National Historical Park
Highlights from your plan
Scuba & Snorkeling
Punalu‘U Beach ©
Punalu‘U Beach

3
nights
Sedona

Sedona ©
Despite its relatively small size, Sedona overflows with tourist appeal.
Step out of the city life by going to Wupatki National Monument and Airport Mesa. Explore hidden gems such as Walnut Canyon National Monument and Bell Rock. Take a break from Sedona with a short trip to Bearizona Wildlife Park in Williams, about 1h 05 min away. And it doesn't end there: take in breathtaking views at Oak Creek Canyon, admire all the interesting features of Red Rock Scenic Byway (SR 179), and explore the striking landscape at Cathedral Rock.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Sedona trip itinerary builder tool .

You can do a combination of flight and bus from Kailua-Kona to Sedona in 12 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and taxi; or do a combination of bus and flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Kailua-Kona to Sedona is 3 hours. Traveling from Kailua-Kona in September, plan for a bit cooler nights in Sedona, with lows around 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Thu) to allow time to drive to Page.

Things to do in Sedona

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Flagstaff, Bearizona Wildlife Park
Highlights from your plan
Oak Creek Canyon ©
Oak Creek Canyon
Wupatki National Monument ©
Wupatki National Monument
Walnut Canyon National Monument ©
Walnut Canyon National Monument

3
nights
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.
Get outdoors at Cape Royal and Photography Tours. Explore hidden gems such as River Rafting & Tubing and Antelope Canyon. Go for a jaunt from Page to Grand Canyon National Park to see Navajo Bridge about 42 minutes away. The adventure continues: get interesting insight from Tours and admire the engineering at Glen Canyon Dam Overlook.

For ratings, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Page day trip planning tool .

You can drive from Sedona to Page in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and shuttle; or do a combination of bus and flight. In October, daily temperatures in Page can reach 26°C, while at night they dip to 12°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Sun) early enough to travel to Santa Fe.

Things to do in Page

Outdoors Tours Adventure

Side Trip

Grand Canyon National Park
Highlights from your plan
Photography Tours
Antelope Canyon ©
Antelope Canyon
River Rafting & Tubing

1
night
Santa Fe

Santa Fe ©
Santa Fe continuously ranks among the world's top holiday destinations, attracting visitors with its unusual combination of scenic beauty, rich history, cultural diversity, and high concentration of performing arts venues, fine restaurants, and interesting attractions.
On the 7th (Mon), take in the architecture and atmosphere at The Cathedral Basilica of St. Francis of Assisi, appreciate the extensive heritage of Canyon Road, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Loretto Chapel, then admire the masterpieces at Georgia O'Keeffe Museum, and finally don't miss a visit to Santa Fe Plaza. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: see the interesting displays at New Mexico History Museum, then examine the collection at Museum of International Folk Art, and then take in the natural beauty of ten thousand waves.

To find ratings, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Santa Fe tour itinerary builder app .

Traveling by combination of flight and shuttle from Page to Santa Fe takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. Traveling from Page in October, Santa Fe is slightly colder at night with lows of 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Tue) early enough to travel to Key West.

Things to do in Santa Fe

Historic Sites Nature Parks
Highlights from your plan
Canyon Road ©
Canyon Road
New Mexico History Museum ©
New Mexico History Museum

3
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.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Truman Little White House and Fort Zachary Taylor. You'll explore and learn at U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Ingham Maritime Museum and The Ernest Hemingway Home and Museum. Spend the 10th (Thu) exploring nature at Dry Tortugas National Park. There's much more to do: identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas, enjoy the sea views from Key West Lighthouse and Keeper's Quarters Museum, take in the pleasant sights at Key West Garden Club, and cruise along The Overseas Highway.

To find maps, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Key West trip site .

Getting from Santa Fe to Key West by flight takes about 8 hours. Other options: do a combination of shuttle and flight; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Santa Fe to Key West is 2 hours. When traveling from Santa Fe in October, plan for a bit warmer days in Key West, with highs around 35°C, while nights are warmer with lows around 29°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Sat) early enough to travel to Gatlinburg.

Things to do in Key West

Outdoors Tours Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Truman Little White House ©
Truman Little White House
Dry Tortugas National Park ©
Dry Tortugas National Park
Fort Zachary Taylor ©
Fort Zachary Taylor

3
nights
Gatlinburg

Gatlinburg ©
Nestled in the lush, wooded forests of the Great Smoky Mountains National Park, Gatlinburg is Tennessee’s premier mountain resort destination.
Escape the urban bustle at Roaring Fork Motor Nature Trail and Cades Cove. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Wheels Through Time Transportation Museum and Little Greenbrier School. Explore Gatlinburg's surroundings by going to River Rafting & Tubing (in Bryson City) and Clingmans Dome (in Great Smoky Mountains National Park). There's still lots to do: take a memorable tour with Tours, do a tasting at Tennessee Homemade Wines, brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Sugarlands Distilling Company, and find something for the whole family at Gatlinburg SkyLift Park.

To see ratings, maps, photos, and more tourist information, use the Gatlinburg attractions planner .

Traveling by combination of flight and taxi from Key West to Gatlinburg takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and car; or drive. Traveling from Key West in October, you will find days in Gatlinburg are a bit cooler (27°C), and nights are much colder (12°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Wed) to allow time to travel to New York City.

Things to do in Gatlinburg

Outdoors Parks Scenic Drive

Side Trips

Great Smoky Mountains National Park, River Rafting & Tubing, Wheels Through Time Transportation Museum, Blue Ridge Parkway
Highlights from your plan
Roaring Fork Motor Nature Trail ©
Roaring Fork Motor Nature Trail
Cades Cove ©
Cades Cove

4
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.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to New York Public Library and St. Patrick's Cathedral. You'll explore and learn at The Metropolitan Museum of Art and 9/11 Memorial. There's much more to do: go for a walk through Central Park, take in panoramic vistas at Empire State Building, take in the spiritual surroundings of Our Lady of Pompeii, and explore the world behind art at The Museum of Modern Art (MoMA).

For ratings, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, you can read our New York City day trip site .

Traveling by combination of taxi, flight, and bus from Gatlinburg to New York City takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and flight; or drive. Traveling from Gatlinburg in October, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in New York City, with lows of 16°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Sun) early enough to travel to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in New York City

Museums Historic Sites Parks
Highlights from your plan
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
9/11 Memorial ©
9/11 Memorial
New York Public Library ©
New York Public Library

3
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.
Step out of the city life by going to Artist Point and Yellowstone National Park. Explore hidden gems such as Upper Geyser Basin and Lamar Valley. There's much more to do: take in breathtaking views at Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone, explore the striking landscape at Lower Geyser Basin, explore the wealth of natural beauty at Lake Butte Overlook, and trek along Natural Bridge Trail.

Discover how to plan a Yellowstone National Park trip in just a few steps with Inspirock's itinerary builder.

Traveling by combination of bus, flight, and car from New York City to Yellowstone National Park takes 9 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, flight, and shuttle; or drive. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time to Mountain Standard Time, which is usually a -2 hour difference. Plan for much colder temperatures traveling from New York City in October, with highs in Yellowstone National Park at 9°C and lows at -4°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Old Faithful ©
Old Faithful
Lamar Valley ©
Lamar Valley
Yellowstone National Park ©
Yellowstone National Park

3
nights
Yosemite National Park

Yosemite National Park ©
Massive granite mountains, towering waterfalls, groves of Giant Sequoia trees, and wilderness as far as the eye can see distinguish the landscape of Yosemite National Park.
Step out of the city life by going to Taft Point and Tunnel View. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Sentinel Dome and Elizabeth Lake, Yosemite National Park. And it doesn't end there: admire the sheer force of Yosemite Falls, explore the striking landscape at Glacier Point, explore the activities along Tenaya Lake, and take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Cathedral Beach Picnic Area.

For other places to visit, maps, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Yosemite National Park trip itinerary maker website .

Traveling by combination of car and flight from Yellowstone National Park to Yosemite National Park takes 10 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car, flight, and bus. Traveling from Yellowstone National Park to Yosemite National Park, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Yellowstone National Park in October, plan for a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Yosemite National Park: temperatures range from 22°C by day to -2°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Honolulu.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Yosemite Falls ©
Yosemite Falls
Tunnel View ©
Tunnel View

5
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.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Dolphin & Whale Watching and Kailua Beach Park. Your inner history buff will appreciate Battleship Missouri Memorial and USS Arizona Memorial. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Honolulu: Pu’u O Mahuka Heiau State Monument (in Pupukea), Byodo-In Temple (in Kaneohe) and Lanikai Beach (in Kailua). The adventure continues: see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour, have unforgettable encounters with a shark diving experience, kick back and relax at Waikiki Beach, and contemplate the long history of Iolani Palace.

For reviews, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Honolulu road trip site .

Traveling by combination of car and flight from Yosemite National Park to Honolulu takes 12 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight. The time zone changes from Pacific Standard Time (PST) to Hawaii Standard Time (HST), which is usually a -2 hour difference. In October, Honolulu is warmer than Yosemite National Park - with highs of 36°C and lows of 27°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Honolulu

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Kailua, Byodo-In Temple, Shark Diving, Dolphin & Whale Watching, Pu’u O Mahuka Heiau State Monument
Highlights from your plan
Lanikai Beach ©
Lanikai Beach
Shark Diving
Scuba & Snorkeling

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