59 days in United States Itinerary

59 days in United States Itinerary

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New York City
— 5 nights
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St. Augustine
— 4 nights
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Sarasota
— 3 nights
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Marathon
— 3 nights
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Key West
— 6 nights
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New Orleans
— 4 nights
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Las Vegas
— 2 nights
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Sedona
— 5 nights
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Lahaina, Maui
— 5 nights
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Hilo, Island of Hawaii
— 4 nights
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Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii
— 6 nights
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Poipu, Kauai
— 6 nights
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Honolulu, Oahu
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New York City

— 5 nights

Big Apple

Writer Pearl Buck once called New York City “a place apart,” and this giant urban center remains unlike any other in the world.
Get some historical perspective at St. Patrick's Cathedral and 9/11 Memorial. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at The Metropolitan Museum of Art and Times Square. There's still lots to do: explore the world behind art at The Museum of Modern Art (MoMA), take in panoramic vistas at Empire State Building, get a new perspective on nature at American Museum of Natural History, and admire the landmark architecture of Rockefeller Center.

For reviews, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, read New York City day trip website.

Dublin, Ireland to New York City is an approximately 11-hour flight. You'll gain 5 hours traveling from Dublin to New York City due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Dublin in January, things will get a bit cooler in New York City: highs are around 5°C and lows about -5°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sun) so you can travel to St. Augustine.

Things to do in New York City

Museums · Parks · Historic Sites · Childrens Museums

St. Augustine

— 4 nights
St. St. Augustine Lighthouse & Maritime Museum, Inc. and Stetson Mansion will appeal to history buffs. Step out of the city life by going to Beach at Daytona Beach and St. Augustine Beach. Change things up with these side-trips from St. Augustine: Ponce de Leon Inlet Lighthouse & Museum (in Ponce Inlet) and Ormond Beach (in Ormond Beach). Next up on the itinerary: brush up on your knowledge of spirits at St. Augustine Distillery, examine the collection at Lightner Museum, take an in-depth tour of St. Augustine Pirate & Treasure Museum, and make a trip to St. George Street.

For reviews, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our St. Augustine online trip maker.

Traveling by flight from New York City to St. Augustine takes 8.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive; or take a bus. In January, St. Augustine is warmer than New York City - with highs of 21°C and lows of 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Thu) early enough to drive to Sarasota.

Things to do in St. Augustine

Historic Sites · Parks · Outdoors · Beaches

Side Trips

Sarasota

— 3 nights
Sarasota is a city in Sarasota County on the southwestern coast of the U.S. Museum-lovers will get to explore The Dali Museum and The Ringling. Take a break from the city and head to Siesta Beach and Treasure Island Beach. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Sarasota: Imagine Museum (in St. Petersburg) and Tampa Electric's Manatee Viewing Center (in Apollo Beach). The adventure continues: tour the pleasant surroundings at Marie Selby Botanical Gardens, sample the fine beverages at Siesta Key Rum, and kick back and relax at Crescent Beach.

For where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, read Sarasota road trip site.

Getting from St. Augustine to Sarasota by car takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: fly; or take a bus. Traveling from St. Augustine in January, expect nights in Sarasota to be about the same, around 13°C, while days are somewhat warmer, around 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Marathon.

Things to do in Sarasota

Parks · Museums · Outdoors · Beaches

Side Trips

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.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Crane Point Museum & Nature Center and Old Road Gallery. You'll discover tucked-away gems like The Turtle Hospital and John Pennekamp Coral Reef State Park. When in Marathon, make a side trip to see Florida Keys Wild Bird Rehabilitation Center in Tavernier, approximately Tavernier away. There's still lots to do: look for all kinds of wild species at Dolphin Research Center, kick back and relax at Sombrero Beach, see what you can catch with a fishing tour, and stroll through Bahia Honda State Park.

For maps, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Marathon trip planner.

You can drive from Sarasota to Marathon in 6 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of bus and shuttle. Expect a bit warmer evenings in Marathon when traveling from Sarasota in January, with lows around 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Wed) early enough to drive to Key West.

Things to do in Marathon

Parks · Wildlife · Outdoors · Beaches

Side Trips

Key West

— 6 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.
Appreciate the collections at Truman Little White House and U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Ingham Maritime Museum. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Fort Zachary Taylor and Fishing Charters & Tours. Spend the 29th (Fri) exploring nature at Dry Tortugas National Park. There's lots more to do: cruise along The Overseas Highway, take in the exciting artwork at Alan S. Maltz Gallery, enjoy the sea views from Key West Lighthouse and Keeper's Quarters Museum, and see the interesting displays at The Ernest Hemingway Home and Museum.

To see traveler tips, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Key West online travel route builder.

Drive from Marathon to Key West in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In January, daily temperatures in Key West can reach 28°C, while at night they dip to 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Tue) early enough to travel to New Orleans.

Things to do in Key West

Parks · Historic Sites · Museums · Outdoors

New Orleans

— 4 nights

The Big Easy

Known for its Creole cuisine, rich musical tradition, and nearby swamps and plantations, New Orleans is one of the nation's oldest cities.
Appreciate the collections at Laura: Louisiana's Creole Heritage Site and The Sydney and Walda Besthoff Sculpture Garden at NOMA. Discover out-of-the-way places like Garden District and Audubon Butterfly Garden and Insectarium. When in New Orleans, make a side trip to see Oak Alley Plantation in Vacherie, approximately Vacherie away. Next up on the itinerary: wander the streets of Royal Street, admire the striking features of St. Louis Cathedral, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Old Ursuline Convent Museum, and make a trip to French Quarter.

To see maps, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the New Orleans route builder site.

Traveling by flight from Key West to New Orleans takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Central Standard Time (CST) is minus 1 hour. When traveling from Key West in February, plan for cooler days in New Orleans, with highs around 15°C, while nights are slightly colder with lows around 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in New Orleans

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods · Shopping

Side Trip

Las Vegas

— 2 nights

Sin City

Nicknamed the "Entertainment Capital of the World," Las Vegas sits in the middle of a desert in the southern section of Nevada.
Kick off your visit on the 7th (Sun): enjoy some diversion at Strip Gun Club, look for all kinds of wild species at Henderson Bird Viewing Preserve, then make a trip to Wayne Newton's Casa de Shenandoah, and finally take a stroll through The LINQ Promenade. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 8th (Mon): admire the local landmark of Fountains of Bellagio, then get engrossed in the history at Titanic, and then take a stroll through The Strip.

To find out how to plan a trip to Las Vegas, use our trip itinerary maker.

You can fly from New Orleans to Las Vegas in 6 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Traveling from New Orleans to Las Vegas, you'll gain 2 hours due to the time zone difference. When traveling from New Orleans in February, plan for somewhat warmer days in Las Vegas, with highs around 21°C, while nights are little chillier with lows around 8°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Mon) so you can go by car to Sedona.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Neighborhoods · Historic Sites · Shopping · Museums

Side Trip

Sedona

— 5 nights

Red Rock Country

Despite its relatively small size, Sedona overflows with tourist appeal.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Tuzigoot National Monument and Palatki Ruins. Visit Jerome State Historic Park and Douglas Mansion for their historical value. Venture out of the city with trips to Clarkdale (Arizona Copper Art Museum & Clarkdale National Historic District & Townsite) and Jerome Historical Society Mine Museum (in Jerome). There's much more to do: explore the striking landscape at Soldier Pass, view the masterpieces at Navarro Gallery & Sculpture Garden, hike along Bear Mountain Trail, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Fay Canyon Trail.

To find ratings, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, go to the Sedona online itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Las Vegas to Sedona takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of shuttle and bus. The time zone changes from Pacific Standard Time to Mountain Standard Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. Traveling from Las Vegas in February, expect nights in Sedona to be about the same, around 5°C, while days are little chillier, around 18°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 13th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Lahaina.

Things to do in Sedona

Parks · Outdoors · Historic Sites · Trails

Side Trips

Lahaina, Maui

— 5 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.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Old Lahaina Courthouse and Maui Hands. Hale Pa'i Printing Museum and Whale Center of the Pacific will appeal to museum buffs. Get out of town with these interesting Lahaina side-trips: Story of Hawaii Museum (in Kahului) and Kihei (Kamaole Beach Park II, Kamaole Beach Park III, &more). There's still lots to do: kick back and relax at Kapalua Beach, tour the pleasant surroundings at Baby Beach, explore the activities along Lahaina Harbor, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Maria Lanakila Catholic Church.

To see ratings, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Lahaina route planner.

You can fly from Sedona to Lahaina in 12.5 hours. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 3 hours traveling from Sedona to Lahaina. When traveling from Sedona in February, plan for somewhat warmer days in Lahaina, with highs around 30°C, while nights are much warmer with lows around 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Thu) so you can travel to Hilo.

Things to do in Lahaina

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Museums

Side Trips

Hilo, Island of Hawaii

— 4 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.
Get a sense of the local culture at Kalapana and Pu'u Loa Petroglyphs. Let the collections at Volcano Art Center Gallery and Pacific Tsunami Museum capture your imagination. Explore Hilo's surroundings by going to Epic Lava Tours (in Volcano), Kehena Black Sand Beach (in Pahoa) and Hawaii Volcanoes National Park (Sulphur Banks, Kīlauea, &more). Next up on the itinerary: kick back and relax at Carlsmith Beach Park, stroll through Richardson Beach Park, explore the fascinating underground world of Kazumura Cave Tours, and examine the collection at Lyman Museum.

To see reviews, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Hilo online trip planner.

Getting from Lahaina to Hilo by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: fly. In February in Hilo, expect temperatures between 32°C during the day and 21°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Mon) so you can drive to Kailua-Kona.

Things to do in Hilo

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Beaches

Side Trips

Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii

— 6 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.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Hapuna Beach State Recreation Area and Makalawena/Pu'u Ali'i. Get in touch with nature at Pu'uhonua O Honaunau National Historical Park and Swim with Dolphins. Venture out of the city with trips to Kawaihae (Puukohola Heiau & Puukohola National Historic Park), Paleaku Gardens Peace Sanctuary (in Captain Cook) and Waialea Beach (in Waimea). There's lots more to do: take an in-depth tour of Kona Coffee Living History Farm, see the interesting displays at Kona Historical Society, get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour, and get a taste of the local shopping with Kona Joe Coffee.

For maps, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Kailua-Kona trip maker site.

Drive from Hilo to Kailua-Kona in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. February in Kailua-Kona sees daily highs of 32°C and lows of 24°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Sun) early enough to travel to Poipu.

Things to do in Kailua-Kona

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Nature

Side Trips

Poipu, Kauai

— 6 nights
Poipū is a census-designated place in Kauai County on the southern side of the island of Kauai in the U.S. Step out of the city life by going to Poipu Beach Park and Polihale State Park. Discover out-of-the-way places like Maha'ulepu Heritage Trail and Lydgate Farms Kauai Chocolate. Change things up with these side-trips from Poipu: Kapaa (Sleeping Giant Trail, Spas, &more) and Canyon Trail (in Waimea). The adventure continues: kick back and relax at Shipwreck Beach, visit a coastal fixture at Ninini Point Lighthouse Cache Site, admire the natural beauty at National Tropical Botanical Garden, and stroll through Lawa'i Beach.

To see ratings, photos, maps, and tourist information, go to the Poipu sightseeing planner.

Getting from Kailua-Kona to Poipu by flight takes about 3 hours. In February, daytime highs in Poipu are 30°C, while nighttime lows are 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sat) so you can travel to Honolulu.

Things to do in Poipu

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Trails

Side Trips

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.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Lanikai Beach and Kapiolani Regional Park. Step out of the city life by going to Koko Crater Railway Trail and Nature & Wildlife Tours. Venture out of the city with trips to Bellows Field Beach Park (in Waimanalo), Byodo-In Temple (in Kaneohe) and Lanikai Pillboxes (in Kailua). There's lots more to do: see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour, stroll the grounds of National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, step off the mainland to explore Magic Island, and appreciate the views at Nu’uanu Pali.

To find maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Honolulu itinerary builder tool.

Traveling by flight from Poipu to Honolulu takes 3 hours. March in Honolulu sees daily highs of 32°C and lows of 23°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Honolulu

Outdoors · Parks · Trails · 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.