60 days in United States Itinerary

60 days in United States Itinerary

Created using Inspirock United States tour itinerary builder

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Fly to Flagstaff, Bus to Maswik Lodge
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Grand Canyon National Park
— 6 nights
Drive
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Sedona
— 6 nights
Fly
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Paso Robles
— 5 nights
Train to Santa Clara Transit Center, Fly to Lihue
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Poipu, Kauai
— 6 nights
Drive
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Hanalei, Kauai
— 6 nights
Fly
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Wailea, Maui
— 7 nights
Bus to Kahului, Fly to Kona
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Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii
— 5 nights
Drive
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Hilo, Island of Hawaii
— 6 nights
Fly
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Honolulu, Oahu
— 5 nights
Fly
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Key West
— 5 nights
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Grand Canyon National Park

— 6 nights
The size, shape, and color of Grand Canyon National Park combine to leave an impression on visitors as deep as the canyon itself.
Get outdoors at Rim Trail and South Kaibab Trail. Step off the beaten path and head to Bright Angel Trail and Lipan Point. Change things up with these side-trips from Grand Canyon National Park: Page (Horseshoe Bend, Antelope Canyon, &more). And it doesn't end there: explore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon South Rim, trek along North Kaibab Trail, and get great views at Pima Point.

For ratings, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Grand Canyon National Park trip itinerary planner.

London, UK to Grand Canyon National Park is an approximately 19-hour combination of flight and bus. You can also do a combination of flight, taxi, and bus. The time zone changes from Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) to Mountain Standard Time (MST), which is usually a -7 hour difference. Traveling from London in December, expect nights in Grand Canyon National Park to be much colder, around -11°C, while days are slightly colder, around 8°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Tue) so you can travel to Sedona.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Nature

Side Trip

Sedona

— 6 nights

Red Rock Country

Despite its relatively small size, Sedona overflows with tourist appeal.
Popular historic sites such as Montezuma Castle National Monument and Chapel of the Holy Cross are in your itinerary. Get in touch with nature at Devil's Bridge Trail and Airport Mesa. Change things up with these side-trips from Sedona: Walnut Canyon National Monument (in Flagstaff) and V-Bar-V Heritage Site (in Rimrock). There's much more to do: cruise along Red Rock Scenic Byway (SR 179), take in breathtaking views at Oak Creek Canyon, learn about winemaking at Burning Tree Cellars Tasting Room, and take in the dramatic natural features at Cathedral Rock.

To find photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Sedona sightseeing planning website.

Traveling by car from Grand Canyon National Park to Sedona takes 2.5 hours. When traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in December, plan for somewhat warmer days in Sedona, with highs around 14°C, while nights are much warmer with lows around 3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Mon) early enough to travel to Paso Robles.

Things to do in Sedona

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Trails

Side Trips

Paso Robles

— 5 nights

Paso

A town of hot springs and wine, Paso Robles (or "Pass of the Oaks") feels like a desert paradise to those who travel here.
Relax by the water at Moonstone Beach and Pfeiffer State Beach. Step off the beaten path and head to Friends of the Elephant Seal Visitor Center and Gift Shop and Proulx Wines. Get out of town with these interesting Paso Robles side-trips: San Simeon (William Randolph Hearst Memorial Beach, Hearst Castle, &more) and Julia Pfeiffer Burns State Park (in Big Sur). Next up on the itinerary: do a tasting at J Dusi Winery.

To find ratings, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Paso Robles trip itinerary tool.

Traveling by flight from Sedona to Paso Robles takes 9 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. The time zone difference moving from Mountain Standard Time (MST) to Pacific Standard Time (PST) is minus 1 hour. When traveling from Sedona in December, plan for somewhat warmer days in Paso Robles, with highs around 20°C, while nights are slightly colder with lows around 0°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sat) so you can travel to Poipu.

Things to do in Paso Robles

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors · Wildlife

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. Relax by the water at Polihale State Park and Na Pali Coast. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Scuba & Snorkeling and Makawehi Bluff. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Poipu: Kekaha Beach Park (in Kekaha), Waimea Canyon State Park (in Waimea) and Wailua Falls (in Lihue). The adventure continues: enjoy the sand and surf at Shipwreck Beach, walk around Poipu Beach Park, stroll through Baby Beach, and see the world from above with a helicopter tour.

To find reviews, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Poipu day trip tool.

Do a combination of train and flight from Paso Robles to Poipu in 12.5 hours. The time zone changes from Pacific Standard Time to Hawaii-Aleutian Standard Time, which is usually a -2 hour difference. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Paso Robles in January: highs in Poipu hover around 30°C, while lows dip to 21°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Hanalei.

Things to do in Poipu

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Nature

Side Trips

Hanalei, Kauai

— 6 nights
Hanalei is a census-designated place (CDP) in Kauai County, Hawaii, United States. Relax by the water at Hanalei Beach and Kalihiwai Beach. Visiting Kalalau Trail and Anini Beach will get you outdoors. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Hanalei: Kealia Beach (in Kealia) and Kapaa (Kauai's Hindu Monastery & Kayaking & Canoeing). There's still lots to do: immerse yourself in nature at Na Pali Coast State Park, kick back and relax at Puu Poa Beach, and stroll through Lumahai Beach.

To see reviews, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Hanalei online tour planner.

Drive from Poipu to Hanalei in 1.5 hours. In January, daily temperatures in Hanalei can reach 30°C, while at night they dip to 21°C. On the 17th (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Wailea.

Things to do in Hanalei

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Wildlife

Side Trips

Wailea, Maui

— 7 nights
Wailea is a census-designated place (CDP) in Maui County, Hawaii, United States. Get outdoors at Napili Beach and Wailea Beach. We've included these beaches for you: Ho'okipa Beach Park and Mokapu Beach Park. Venture out of the city with trips to Lahaina (Ka'anapali Beach, Lahaina Banyan Court, &more) and Haleakala Crater (in Haleakala National Park). There's still lots to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at Keawakapu Beach, see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour, work some fitness into your day at Wailea Beach Path, and see the world from above with a helicopter tour.

To see other places to visit, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Wailea road trip planner.

Fly from Hanalei to Wailea in 4.5 hours. In January in Wailea, expect temperatures between 32°C during the day and 20°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Thu) so you can travel to Kailua-Kona.

Things to do in Wailea

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Tours

Side Trips

Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii

— 5 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.
Take a break from the city and head to Hapuna Beach State Recreation Area and Mauna Kea. Get some cultural insight at Pu'uhonua O Honaunau National Historical Park and Puukohola National Historic Park. Explore Kailua-Kona's surroundings by going to Honaunau (Manini Kapahukapu Beach & Honaunau Bay). There's lots more to do: stroll through Manini'owali Beach (Kua Bay), look for all kinds of wild species at Living Ocean Adventures, discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour, and get engrossed in the history at Kona Coffee Living History Farm.

For where to stay, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Kailua-Kona travel planner.

Traveling by combination of bus and flight from Wailea to Kailua-Kona takes 6 hours. January in Kailua-Kona sees daily highs of 31°C and lows of 22°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Hilo.

Things to do in Kailua-Kona

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Nature

Side Trips

Hilo, Island of Hawaii

— 6 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.
You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Punalu‘U Beach and Richardson Beach Park. Step out of the city life by going to Hawaii Tropical Botanical Garden and Kalapana. Change things up with these side-trips from Hilo: Hawaii Volcanoes National Park (Kilauea Iki Trailhead & Pu'u Huluhulu trail), Jagger Museum (in Volcano) and Laupahoehoe Beach Park (in Laupahoehoe). There's lots more to do: take in the dramatic scenery at Rainbow Falls, admire the majestic nature at Akaka Falls State Park, kick back and relax at Onomea Bay, and take an unforgettable tour with a helicopter tour.

To find photos, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Hilo journey builder tool.

Drive from Kailua-Kona to Hilo in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 32°C in January, and nighttime lows around 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Honolulu.

Things to do in Hilo

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Nature

Side Trips

Honolulu, Oahu

— 5 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.
Get outdoors at Waikiki Beach and Sunset Beach Park. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at USS Arizona Memorial and Iolani Palace. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Honolulu: Banzai Pipeline (in Pupukea) and Kailua (Kailua Beach Park & Lanikai Beach). There's more to do: identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas and steep yourself in history at Battleship Missouri Memorial.

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Getting from Hilo to Honolulu by flight takes about 3.5 hours. In February, daily temperatures in Honolulu can reach 32°C, while at night they dip to 24°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sat) so you can travel to Key West.

Things to do in Honolulu

Outdoors · Beaches · Parks · Wildlife

Side Trips

Key West

— 5 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 Stand-Up Paddleboarding and Key West Butterfly & Nature Conservatory. Explore hidden gems such as Saint Mary Star of the Sea and Audubon House & Tropical Gardens. Go for a jaunt from Key West to Big Pine Key to see National Key Deer Refuge about 44 minutes away. Spend the 11th (Mon) exploring nature at Dry Tortugas National Park. There's much more to do: pause for some serene contemplation at St. Paul's Episcopal Church, kick back and relax at Fort Zachary Taylor, see what you can catch with a fishing tour, and cruise along The Overseas Highway.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Key West trip planner.

You can fly from Honolulu to Key West in 16 hours. You'll lose 5 hours traveling from Honolulu to Key West due to the time zone difference. February in Key West sees daily highs of 30°C and lows of 23°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Key West

Parks · Outdoors · Wildlife · Tours

Side Trip

United States travel guide

4.5
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.