46 days in United States Itinerary

46 days in United States Itinerary

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Honolulu, Oahu
— 4 nights
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Waimea, Kauai
— 2 nights
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Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii
— 4 nights
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Hilo, Island of Hawaii
— 2 nights
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Lahaina, Maui
— 6 nights
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Sedona
— 4 nights
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Charleston
— 2 nights
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Savannah
— 2 nights
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St. Augustine
— 4 nights
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Sarasota
— 5 nights
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Marco Island
— 2 nights
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Key West
— 4 nights
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Marathon
— 3 nights
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Honolulu, Oahu

— 4 nights

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.
Visit Makapuu Lighthouse Trail and Battleship Missouri Memorial for their historical value. Escape the urban bustle at Swim with Dolphins and Koko Crater Railway Trail. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Honolulu: Kailua (Lanikai Beach & Kailua Beach Park). And it doesn't end there: take in the dramatic scenery at Manoa Falls, see the interesting displays at USS Bowfin Submarine Museum & Park, take an in-depth tour of Iolani Palace, and stroll through Kapiolani Regional Park.

To find more things to do, maps, photos, and more tourist information, read Honolulu trip planner.

Auckland, New Zealand to Honolulu is an approximately 12.5-hour flight. You'll gain 22 hours traveling from Auckland to Honolulu due to the time zone difference. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from Auckland in February: highs in Honolulu hover around 32°C, while lows dip to 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Waimea.

Things to do in Honolulu

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Waimea, Kauai

— 2 nights
Kick off your visit on the 18th (Fri): see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour and then admire the majestic nature at Polihale State Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 19th (Sat): trek along Kalalau Trail and then take some stellar pictures from Waimea Canyon State Park.

To see other places to visit, photos, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Waimea trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Honolulu to Waimea takes 4 hours. Expect a daytime high around 30°C in February, and nighttime lows around 22°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Sat) early enough to travel to Kailua-Kona.

Things to do in Waimea

Outdoors · Parks · Wildlife · Nature

Side Trips

Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii

— 4 nights

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.
Get some historical perspective at Pu'uhonua O Honaunau National Historical Park and Waipio Valley. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Saddle Road and Mauna Kea. Change things up with these side-trips from Kailua-Kona: Dolphin Quest (in Waikoloa), Hapuna Beach State Recreation Area (in Puako) and Papakōlea Green Sand Beach (in Naalehu). There's more to do: admire the verdant scenery at Pololu Valley Lookout.

To find where to stay, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Kailua-Kona day trip website.

Fly from Waimea to Kailua-Kona in 3.5 hours. In February, plan for daily highs up to 32°C, and evening lows to 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Wed) early enough to drive to Hilo.

Things to do in Kailua-Kona

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Beaches

Side Trips

Hilo, Island of Hawaii

— 2 nights

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 24th (Thu): immerse yourself in nature at Akaka Falls State Park, then look for all kinds of wild species at Hawaii Tropical Botanical Garden, then see the world from above with a helicopter tour, and finally admire the sheer force of Rainbow Falls. On the 25th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: trek along Kilauea Iki Trailhead, explore the striking landscape at Thurston Lava Tube (Nahuku), see the interesting displays at Jagger Museum, then take in the natural beauty of Steam Vents, and finally admire the natural beauty at Liliuokalani Gardens.

To find other places to visit, photos, maps, and other tourist information, read our Hilo travel itinerary planner.

You can drive from Kailua-Kona to Hilo in 2 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In February, daily temperatures in Hilo can reach 32°C, while at night they dip to 21°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Fri) early enough to travel to Lahaina.

Things to do in Hilo

Parks · Nature · Tours · Trails

Side Trips

Lahaina, Maui

— 6 nights

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.
Step out of the city life by going to Zipline and Ho'okipa Beach Park. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Napili Beach and River Rafting & Tubing. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Lahaina: Helicopter Tours (in Kahului), Ocean Vodka Organic Farm and Distillery (in Kula) and Haleakala Crater (in Haleakala National Park). And it doesn't end there: explore the activities along Lahaina Harbor, take in the waterfront activity at Maalaea Harbor, kick back and relax at Kapalua Beach, and walk around Lahaina Banyan Court.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Lahaina trip builder.

You can fly from Hilo to Lahaina in 4.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 30°C in February, and nighttime lows around 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Thu) so you can travel to Sedona.

Things to do in Lahaina

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Tours

Side Trips

Sedona

— 4 nights

Red Rock Country

Despite its relatively small size, Sedona overflows with tourist appeal.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Devil's Bridge Trail and Broken Arrow Trail. Visiting Oak Creek Canyon and Airport Mesa will get you outdoors. Change things up with a short trip to Holy Family Church in Jerome (about 40 minutes away). There's lots more to do: cruise along Red Rock Scenic Byway (SR 179), explore the striking landscape at Cathedral Rock, and indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas.

For ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Sedona vacation tool.

You can fly from Lahaina to Sedona in 12.5 hours. Traveling from Lahaina to Sedona, you'll lose 3 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Lahaina in March, expect nights in Sedona to be much colder, around 8°C, while days are a bit cooler, around 22°C. On the 7th (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Charleston.

Things to do in Sedona

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Trails

Side Trip

Charleston

— 2 nights
Many visitors describe their Charleston holiday as a warm embrace by an old, dear friend--who lived about 200 years ago.
Start off your visit on the 8th (Tue): steep yourself in history at Fort Sumter National Monument, explore the striking landscape at Angel Oak Tree, and then see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour. Keep things going the next day: explore the galleries of Nathaniel Russell House, learn more about the world around you at The Charleston Museum, then capture your vacation like a pro with an inspiring photography tour, and finally walk around Joe Riley Waterfront Park.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Charleston online travel route planner.

You can fly from Sedona to Charleston in 9.5 hours. Another option is to drive. The time zone changes from Mountain Standard Time to Eastern Standard Time, which is usually a 2 hour difference. In March, daytime highs in Charleston are 22°C, while nighttime lows are 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Wed) so you can drive to Savannah.

Things to do in Charleston

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Tours

Side Trip

Savannah

— 2 nights

The Hostess City of the South

Georgia's oldest city, Savannah displays its colonial history proudly on every corner.
Start off your visit on the 10th (Thu): appreciate the extensive heritage of Fort Pulaski National Monument, stroll the grounds of Bonaventure Cemetery, take in the spiritual surroundings of Mickve Israel Temple, take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral of St. John the Baptist, then explore the different monuments and memorials at Colonial Park Cemetery, and finally walk around Forsyth Park. Here are some ideas for day two: hike along Hilton Head Island Bike Trails, enjoy the sand and surf at Coligny Beach, and then indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas.

To find maps, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Savannah trip itinerary builder.

Getting from Charleston to Savannah by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. March in Savannah sees daily highs of 24°C and lows of 10°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Fri) early enough to go by car to St. Augustine.

Things to do in Savannah

Historic Sites · Parks · Outdoors · Trails

Side Trips

St. Augustine

— 4 nights
St. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Fort Clinch State Park and Fort Matanzas National Monument. Step out of the city life by going to St. Augustine Beach and St. Augustine Alligator Farm Zoological Park. Next up on the itinerary: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cathedral Basilica of St. Augustine, take an in-depth tour of St. Augustine Pirate & Treasure Museum, deepen your understanding at Flagler College, and don't miss a visit to St. George Street.

To find maps, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our St. Augustine online day trip planner.

Getting from Savannah to St. Augustine by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Savannah in March, St. Augustine is a bit warmer at night with lows of 14°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Tue) so you can go by car to Sarasota.

Things to do in St. Augustine

Parks · Historic Sites · Nature · Museums

Side Trip

Sarasota

— 5 nights
Sarasota is a city in Sarasota County on the southwestern coast of the U.S. state of Florida. Discover out-of-the-way places like Saint Pete Beach and Marie Selby Botanical Gardens. Escape the urban bustle at Fort De Soto Park and Treasure Island Beach. Venture out of the city with trips to Edison and Ford Winter Estates (in Fort Myers) and Sanibel Island (J.N. "Ding" Darling National Wildlife Refuge & Bowman's Beach). Next up on the itinerary: steep yourself in history at Ca d'Zan, tour the pleasant surroundings at Crescent Beach, walk around Siesta Beach, and gear up at Gear Rentals.

Planning Sarasota trip won't be overwhelming when you use Inspirock's itinerary maker.

Drive from St. Augustine to Sarasota in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. Traveling from St. Augustine in March, you will find days in Sarasota are somewhat warmer (29°C), and nights are about the same (16°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Sun) early enough to drive to Marco Island.

Things to do in Sarasota

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Marco Island

— 2 nights
Marco Island is a city in Collier County, Florida, United States, located on an island by the same name in the Gulf of Mexico off the coast of Southwest Florida. Start off your visit on the 21st (Mon): get all the equipment you need at Island Bike Shop- Marco Island, get some thrills on the water with a speed boat tour, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Hideaway Beach. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 22nd (Tue): identify plant and animal life at Otter Mound Preserve, enjoy the sand and surf at Tigertail Beach, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at San Marco Catholic Church, and finally stroll through South Marco Beach.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Marco Island trip maker website.

Drive from Sarasota to Marco Island in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi. In March, daytime highs in Marco Island are 31°C, while nighttime lows are 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Tue) to allow enough time to ride a ferry to Key West.

Things to do in Marco Island

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Trails

Side Trip

Key West

— 4 nights

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.
Step out of the city life by going to Dry Tortugas National Park and The Overseas Highway. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Key West Garden Club and Key West Cemetery. There's much more to do: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Saint Mary Star of the Sea, relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, get a new perspective on nature at Florida Keys Eco-Discovery Center, and get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports.

For other places to visit, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Key West travel route planner.

You can ride a ferry from Marco Island to Key West in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Traveling from Marco Island in March, expect somewhat warmer with lows of 24°C in Key West. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Marathon.

Things to do in Key West

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Historic Sites

Marathon

— 3 nights

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.
Get outdoors at Bahia Honda State Park and Sombrero Beach. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Dolphin Research Center and Florida Keys Wild Bird Rehabilitation Center. Venture out of the city with trips to Fishing Charters & Tours (in Islamorada) and John Pennekamp Coral Reef State Park (in Key Largo). There's more to do: take in the views from Seven Mile Bridge and look for all kinds of wild species at The Turtle Hospital.

To see other places to visit, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, use the Marathon trip itinerary builder.

Drive from Key West to Marathon in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 32°C in March, and nighttime lows around 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Tue) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Marathon

Parks · Wildlife · Outdoors · Beaches

Side Trips

United States travel guide

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Specialty Museums · Beaches · Historic Sites
More than the country of car-packed streets seen in TV shows and movies, the United States of America is a complex and diverse home to over 300 million people living in a wide range of landscapes and climates. From its big-city skyscrapers to its sprawling natural parks, the country's ''melting pot'' combines many ethnic groups that share a strong sense of national identity despite their cultural differences. A country of road trips and big blue skies, the United States harbors orderly cities filled with restaurants, parks, museums, and innumerable sightseeing opportunities, as well as pristine natural areas perfect for a holiday in the great outdoors. To see as much as you can of this diverse land quickly, drive over some of the more than 6 million km (4 million mi) of highways leading through deserts, mountain peaks, fertile fields, and giant urban centers.