60 days in United States Itinerary

60 days in United States Itinerary

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60 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Aalborg
Fly:  14​h 45​min
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Minneapolis
— 1 night
Fly:  3​h 30​min
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Chicago
— 1 night
Fly + bus:  4​h 45​min
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New York City
— 1 night
bus + Fly:  6​h
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Key West
— 2 nights
Fly:  2​h 30​min
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Miami
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h
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Orlando
— 4 nights
Fly:  16​h 30​min
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Hot Springs
— 4 nights
Fly:  4​h
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Dallas
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h 30​min
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Denver
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h
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Santa Fe
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h
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Grants
— 1 day
Drive + Fly:  5​h
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Phoenix
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 45​min
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Grand Canyon National Park
— 3 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
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Las Vegas
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
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San Diego
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
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Los Angeles
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h 45​min
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San Francisco
— 3 nights
Fly:  8​h 15​min
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Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii
— 4 nights
Fly:  3​h 45​min
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Lahaina, Maui
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h 15​min
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Honolulu, Oahu
— 4 nights
Fly + Drive:  9​h 15​min
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Anchorage
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  7​h
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Seattle
— 1 night
Fly:  5​h 15​min
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Minneapolis
— 2 nights
Fly:  14​h 45​min
End: Aalborg

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Minneapolis

Minneapolis ©
Located on both banks of the Mississippi River, Minneapolis salutes the state's love of the outdoors with numerous lakes, wetlands, creeks, and waterfalls--many connected to one another by a national scenic byway great for sightseeing.
Start off your visit on the 6th (Sat): grab your bike and head to Mill Ruins Park.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Minneapolis trip planner .

Aalborg, Denmark to Minneapolis is an approximately 15-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Central European Time (CET) to Central Standard Time (CST) is minus 7 hours. April in Minneapolis sees daily highs of 14°C and lows of 2°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Chicago.

Things to do in Minneapolis

Outdoors Parks Trails

Side Trips

Baker Park Reserve, Summit Avenue, Schram Vineyards Winery & Brewery
Highlights from your plan
Baker Park Reserve ©
Baker Park Reserve
Mill Ruins Park ©
Mill Ruins Park
Summit Avenue
Summit Avenue

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Chicago

Chicago ©
A huge and vibrant city, Chicago is home to top-notch theaters, shops, museums, galleries, and restaurants.
Start off your visit on the 8th (Mon): tour the pleasant surroundings at Lincoln Park Zoo, get to know the fascinating history of Millennium Park, and then admire the masterpieces at The Art Institute of Chicago.

Plan my trip to Chicago with suggested itineraries provided by Inspirock.

You can fly from Minneapolis to Chicago in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight, bus, and subway; or drive. In April in Chicago, expect temperatures between 17°C during the day and 5°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Tue) early enough to travel to New York City.

Things to do in Chicago

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Museums
Highlights from your plan
Lincoln Park Zoo ©
Lincoln Park Zoo
The Art Institute of Chicago ©
The Art Institute of Chicago
Millennium Park ©
Millennium Park

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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.
On the 9th (Tue), make a trip to Times Square, grab your bike and head to Bliss Price Arboretum and Wildlife Sanctuary, and then enjoy the sand and surf at 8th Ave Jetty. Keep things going the next day: take in the pleasant sights at Central Park and then stroll through Great Neck Steppingstone Park.

To find maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the New York City visit planner.

You can do a combination of flight and bus from Chicago to New York City in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Traveling from Chicago to New York City, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In April, daytime highs in New York City are 19°C, while nighttime lows are 8°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Wed) so you can travel to Key West.

Things to do in New York City

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Great Neck Steppingstone Park, 8th Ave Jetty, Bliss Price Arboretum and Wildlife Sanctuary
Highlights from your plan
Central Park ©
Central Park
Times Square ©
Times Square
Great Neck Steppingstone Park ©
Great Neck Steppingstone Park

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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.
Family-friendly places like Fishing Charters & Tours and Audubon House & Tropical Gardens will thrill your kids. Get some historical perspective at Fort Zachary Taylor and Key West Lighthouse and Keeper's Quarters Museum. The adventure continues: paddle through the water with a kayaking and canoeing tour, soothe aching muscles at some of the top local wellness centers, fly like a bird with a parasailing or paragliding tour, and explore the different monuments and memorials at Key West Cemetery.

To see ratings, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Key West travel planner .

You can do a combination of bus and flight from New York City to Key West in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Prepare for much hotter weather when traveling from New York City in April: high temperatures in Key West hover around 33°C and lows are around 27°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sat) so you can travel to Miami.

Things to do in Key West

Outdoors Tours Adventure
Highlights from your plan
Fort Zachary Taylor ©
Fort Zachary Taylor
Fishing Charters & Tours
Kayaking & Canoeing

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Miami

Miami ©
Florida’s mecca of fun in the sun, the lively tropical metropolis of Miami is one of the world’s top vacation spots.
Start off your visit on the 14th (Sun): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Saint Francis de Sales Catholic Church, take a stroll through Lincoln Road, then enjoy the sand and surf at South Beach, then get to know the fascinating history of Art Deco Historic District, and finally browse the different shops at Bayside Marketplace. Keep things going the next day: enjoy the sand and surf at Las Olas Beach and then enjoy the sand and surf at Fort Lauderdale Beach.

To see reviews, photos, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Miami visit planner .

Fly from Key West to Miami in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 34°C in April, and nighttime lows around 25°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Orlando.

Things to do in Miami

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Miami Beach, Fort Lauderdale
Highlights from your plan
Las Olas Beach ©
Las Olas Beach
Fort Lauderdale Beach ©
Fort Lauderdale Beach
Art Deco Historic District ©
Art Deco Historic District

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Orlando

Orlando ©
For most people, any mention of Orlando immediately conjures up images of sprawling theme parks filled with characters plucked right out of popular animated movies.
Attractions like Walt Disney World Resort and Beach at Daytona Beach make great kid-friendly stops. Visit Ponce de Leon Inlet Lighthouse & Museum and Cape Canavarel National Cemetery for their historical value. It doesn't end there: try out the rides at SeaWorld Orlando and get your game on at The Escape Game Orlando.

To see photos, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Orlando trip planner.

Traveling by car from Miami to Orlando takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Plan for a bit cooler nights when traveling from Miami in April since evenings lows in Orlando dip to 21°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Hot Springs.

Things to do in Orlando

Theme Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Ponce de Leon Inlet Lighthouse & Museum, Cape Canavarel National Cemetery, Beach at Daytona Beach
Highlights from your plan
Beach at Daytona Beach ©
Beach at Daytona Beach
The Escape Game Orlando ©
The Escape Game Orlando
Walt Disney World Resort ©
Walt Disney World Resort

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Hot Springs

Hot Springs ©
Set deep in the Ouachita Mountains, the city of Hot Springs almost completely surrounds the national park of the same name.
Get in touch with nature at Cedar Falls Trail and DeGray Lake Resort State Park. Discover out-of-the-way places like Mount Nebo State Park and Ouachita National Forest. There's much more to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at Grand Promenade, relax and rejuvenate at some of the top local wellness centers, stop by Bathhouse Soapery, and admire the majestic nature at Lake Catherine State Park.

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

Drive from Orlando to Hot Springs in 16.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi. Traveling from Orlando to Hot Springs, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Orlando in April; daily highs in Hot Springs reach 26°C and lows reach 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Tue) early enough to travel to Dallas.

Things to do in Hot Springs

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Cedar Falls Trail, Mount Nebo State Park, DeGray Lake Resort State Park
Highlights from your plan
Grand Promenade ©
Grand Promenade
DeGray Lake Resort State Park ©
DeGray Lake Resort State Park
Cedar Falls Trail ©
Cedar Falls Trail

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Dallas

Dallas ©
One of the country's most popular shopping destinations, Dallas and its sprawling suburbs include more shopping centers per capita than any other urban center in America.
Kids will enjoy Dinosaur Valley State Park and Fort Worth Botanic Garden. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Sugar Tree Golf Course and Big Rocks Park. Step out of Dallas to go to Fort Worth and see Fort Worth Stockyards National Historic District, which is approximately 48 minutes away. There's more to do: have some family-friendly fun at The Escape Game Dallas.

For maps, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Dallas trip itinerary maker .

Fly from Hot Springs to Dallas in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi and bus. In April, daily temperatures in Dallas can reach 29°C, while at night they dip to 16°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Thu) so you can travel to Denver.

Things to do in Dallas

Parks Historic Sites Outdoors

Side Trips

Glen Rose, Fort Worth, The Escape Game Dallas, Sugar Tree Golf Course
Highlights from your plan
The Escape Game Dallas ©
The Escape Game Dallas
Fort Worth Botanic Garden ©
Fort Worth Botanic Garden

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Denver

Denver ©
Aptly nicknamed the "Mile-High City," Denver sits at an altitude of 1,600 m (5,280 ft) above sea level, located right where the Great Plains give way to the Rocky Mountains.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Roxborough State Park and Wild Animal Sanctuary. Get outdoors at Cherry Creek State Park and Butterfly Pavilion and Insect Center. There's lots more to do: look and learn at Denver Museum of Nature & Science, contemplate the long history of Union Station, don't miss a visit to 16th Street Mall, and explore and take pictures at Dinosaur Ridge.

To see more things to do, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Denver online holiday planner .

Fly from Dallas to Denver in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Dallas to Denver. While traveling from Dallas, expect little chillier days and much colder nights in Denver, ranging from highs of 17°C to lows of 1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Santa Fe.

Things to do in Denver

Parks Wildlife Trails

Side Trips

Roxborough State Park, Dinosaur Ridge, Butterfly Pavilion and Insect Center, Cherry Creek State Park, The Wild Animal Sanctuary
Highlights from your plan
Cherry Creek State Park ©
Cherry Creek State Park
Denver Union Station ©
Denver Union Station
Denver Museum of Nature & Science ©
Denver Museum of Nature & Science

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 29th (Mon): steep yourself in history at Loretto Chapel, browse the exhibits of San Miguel Chapel, then make a trip to Canyon Road, and finally take in nature's colorful creations at Absolute Nirvana Spa & Gardens.

To see more things to do, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Santa Fe trip planner .

Traveling by flight from Denver to Santa Fe takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and shuttle; or drive. While traveling from Denver, expect a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Santa Fe, ranging from highs of 22°C to lows of 1°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Mon) early enough to travel to Grants.

Things to do in Santa Fe

Historic Sites Spas Parks
Highlights from your plan
Canyon Road ©
Canyon Road
Loretto Chapel ©
Loretto Chapel
San Miguel Chapel ©
San Miguel Chapel

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Grants

Grants ©
Grants is a city in Cibola County, New Mexico, United States. Kick off your visit on the 30th (Tue): discover the riches below the earth's surface at New Mexico Mining Museum, stroll through El Calderon Trail, and then look for all kinds of wild species at El Malpais National Conservation Area.

To see photos, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Grants online road trip planner .

Drive from Santa Fe to Grants in 2.5 hours. Traveling from Santa Fe in April, plan for little chillier nights in Grants, with lows around -1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Tue) early enough to travel to Phoenix.

Things to do in Grants

Parks Wildlife Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
El Malpais National Conservation Area ©
New Mexico Mining Museum ©
New Mexico Mining Museum

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Phoenix

Phoenix ©
Phoenix is the capital and most populous city of the U.S. Kick off your visit on the 1st (Wed): tee off at We-Ko-Pa Golf Club and then take a pleasant ride with a tour on horseback. Keep things going the next day: take in nature's colorful creations at Desert Botanical Garden and then admire the majestic nature at Lost Dutchman State Park.

To see maps, ratings, and tourist information, use the Phoenix online vacation builder .

Explore your travel options from Grants to Phoenix with the Route module. Prepare for warmer weather when traveling from Grants in April: high temperatures in Phoenix hover around 36°C and lows are around 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Phoenix

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

We-Ko-Pa Golf Club, Horseback Riding Tours, Lost Dutchman State Park
Highlights from your plan
Lost Dutchman State Park ©
Lost Dutchman State Park
We-Ko-Pa Golf Club ©
We-Ko-Pa Golf Club
Horseback Riding Tours

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Grand Canyon National Park

Grand Canyon National Park ©
The size, shape, and color of Grand Canyon National Park combine to leave an impression on visitors as deep as the canyon itself.
Take a break from the city and head to Rim Trail and South Kaibab Trail. On the 4th (Sat), hike the day away at Bright Angel Trail. Next up on the itinerary: take in breathtaking views at Grand Canyon South Rim and take some stellar pictures from Yaki Point.

To find reviews, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Grand Canyon National Park road trip planner.

Traveling by car from Phoenix to Grand Canyon National Park takes 4 hours. Expect much colder temperatures when traveling from Phoenix in May; daily highs in Grand Canyon National Park reach 23°C and lows reach 0°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Sun) early enough to travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Parks Outdoors Trails
Highlights from your plan
South Kaibab Trail ©
South Kaibab Trail
Rim Trail ©
Rim Trail
Bright Angel Trail ©
Bright Angel Trail

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Las Vegas

Las Vegas ©
Nicknamed the "Entertainment Capital of the World," Las Vegas sits in the middle of a desert in the southern section of Nevada.
Escape the urban bustle at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area and Willow Beach. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Battlefield Vegas and The LINQ Promenade. And it doesn't end there: shop like a local with The Strip, try to win big at Casino at the Venetian, and have some family-friendly fun at Dig This.

To find photos, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Las Vegas holiday website .

Do a combination of flight and car from Grand Canyon National Park to Las Vegas in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a shuttle. The time zone difference when traveling from Grand Canyon National Park to Las Vegas is minus 1 hour. When traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in May, plan for a bit warmer days in Las Vegas, with highs around 36°C, while nights are warmer with lows around 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Wed) to allow time to travel to San Diego.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Parks Fun & Games Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Willow Beach
Highlights from your plan
Battlefield Vegas ©
Battlefield Vegas
Willow Beach ©
Willow Beach

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San Diego

San Diego ©
Divided into neighborhoods with distinct characters and cultural heritages, San Diego sits just north of the Mexican border and offers visitors a blend of tourist attractions, including a lively nightlife, diverse cuisine, and a thriving musical scene.
Step off the beaten path and head to Point Loma and Fort Rosecrans Cemetery. You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like San Diego Zoo and La Jolla Cove. When in San Diego, make a side trip to see Oceanside Pier in Oceanside, approximately 1h 05 min away. There's much more to do: appreciate the history behind Mt. Soledad National Veterans Memorial, admire the natural beauty at Botanical Building and Lily Pond, visit a coastal fixture at Old Point Loma Lighthouse, and admire the striking features of Marston House Museum.

To see ratings, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the San Diego trip planning website .

Traveling by flight from Las Vegas to San Diego takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. When traveling from Las Vegas in May, plan for slightly colder days in San Diego, with highs around 25°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sat) so you can drive to Los Angeles.

Things to do in San Diego

Parks Historic Sites Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trip

Oceanside Pier
Highlights from your plan
Point Loma ©
Point Loma
La Jolla Cove ©
La Jolla Cove
Fort Rosecrans Cemetery ©
Fort Rosecrans Cemetery

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Los Angeles

Los Angeles ©
Surrounded by mountain ranges, forests, valleys, beaches, and deserts, the metropolitan area of Los Angeles is home to over 17 million people.
Attractions like Disneyland Park and Santa Monica Pier make great kid-friendly stops. Discover out-of-the-way places like Running Horse Ranch and Pacific Marine Mammal Center. Step out of Los Angeles to go to Laguna Beach and see Crystal Cove, which is approximately 1h 15 min away. The adventure continues: Head underground at Bronson Caves and appreciate the extensive heritage of Hollywood Walk of Fame.

To find photos, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Los Angeles trip builder app .

Traveling by car from San Diego to Los Angeles takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. In May, daily temperatures in Los Angeles can reach 28°C, while at night they dip to 17°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Tue) so you can travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Parks Theme Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

Laguna Beach, Disneyland Park, Santa Monica Pier, Running Horse Ranch
Highlights from your plan
Running Horse Ranch ©
Running Horse Ranch
Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
Santa Monica Pier ©
Santa Monica Pier

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San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Explore hidden gems such as Muir Woods National Monument and Drakes Beach. Your inner history buff will appreciate Alcatraz Island and Twin Peaks. Explore San Francisco's surroundings by going to Bodega Bay (Bodega Head & Pinnacle Gulch Coastal Access Trail). There's more to do: take in the views from Golden Gate Bridge and take in the waterfront at Fisherman's Wharf.

For traveler tips, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our San Francisco road trip planning website .

Traveling by flight from Los Angeles to San Francisco takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Traveling from Los Angeles in May, expect San Francisco to be slightly colder, temps between 24°C and 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Fri) early enough to travel to Kailua-Kona.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Bodega Bay, Muir Woods National Monument, Drakes Beach
Highlights from your plan
Muir Woods National Monument ©
Muir Woods National Monument
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge

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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 explore the less-touristy side of things at Hapuna Beach State Recreation Area and Akaka Falls State Park. Popular historic sites such as Waipi'o Valley and Kealakekua Bay are in your itinerary. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Kailua-Kona: Waipio Valley Lookout (in Honokaa) and Laupahoehoe Beach Park (in Laupahoehoe). And it doesn't end there: take a memorable tour with Tours, admire nature's wide array of creatures at Ocean Rider Seahorse Farm, get close to the beloved marine mammals with a swim-with-the-dolphins experience, and identify plant and animal life at Kanaloa Octopus Farm.

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

Getting from San Francisco to Kailua-Kona by flight takes about 8.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of flight and bus. The time zone difference when traveling from San Francisco to Kailua-Kona is minus 2 hours. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from San Francisco in May: high temperatures in Kailua-Kona hover around 33°C and lows are around 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Lahaina.

Things to do in Kailua-Kona

Parks Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trips

Laupahoehoe Beach Park, Hapuna Beach State Recreation Area, Waipiʻo Valley Lookout, Waipio Valley, Akaka Falls State Park
Highlights from your plan
Akaka Falls State Park ©
Akaka Falls State Park
Hapuna Beach State Recreation Area ©
Waipio Valley ©
Waipio Valley

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Lahaina, Maui

Lahaina ©
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.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Stand-Up Paddleboarding and Kamaole Beach Park I. Get outdoors at Dolphin & Whale Watching and Nakalele Blowhole. Venture out of the city with trips to Kayaking & Canoeing (in Wailea) and Ho'okipa Beach Park (in Paia). There's still lots to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Ka'anapali Beach.

Start your trip to Lahaina by creating a personalized itinerary on Inspirock.

Traveling by flight from Kailua-Kona to Lahaina takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of bus and flight. In May, plan for daily highs up to 32°C, and evening lows to 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Honolulu.

Things to do in Lahaina

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Ho'okipa Beach Park, Kayaking & Canoeing, Kamaole Beach Park I, Nakalele Blowhole
Highlights from your plan
Ho'okipa Beach Park ©
Ho'okipa Beach Park
Ka'anapali Beach ©
Ka'anapali Beach
Kamaole Beach Park I ©
Kamaole Beach Park I

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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.
We've included these beaches for you: Lanikai Beach and Waikiki Beach. Family-friendly places like Scuba & Snorkeling and Hanauma Bay Nature Preserve will thrill your kids. Step out of Honolulu with an excursion to Byodo-In Temple in Kaneohe--about 32 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: steep yourself in history at USS Arizona Memorial, explore the different monuments and memorials at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, appreciate the views at Nuuanu Pali Lookout, and surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour.

To see reviews, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Honolulu day trip planning app .

You can fly from Lahaina to Honolulu in 3.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of ferry and flight; or do a combination of bus and flight. In May in Honolulu, expect temperatures between 34°C during the day and 25°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Tue) early enough to travel to Anchorage.

Things to do in Honolulu

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Byodo-In Temple, Lanikai Beach, Scuba & Snorkeling, Nu’uanu Pali
Highlights from your plan
Lanikai Beach ©
Lanikai Beach
Scuba & Snorkeling
Nature & Wildlife Tours

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Anchorage

Anchorage ©
Home to nearly half of Alaska's population, the port city of Anchorage covers a staggering area of over 4,900 sq km (1,900 sq mi) surrounded by mountains.
Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: sample the tasty concoctions at Midnight Sun Brewing Co., appreciate the extensive heritage of Tony Knowles Coastal Trail, and then don't miss a visit to Fresh Spring Water at Mile 109.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Anchorage road trip planning app .

You can do a combination of flight and car from Honolulu to Anchorage in 9.5 hours. Traveling from Honolulu to Anchorage, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Honolulu in May, things will get cooler in Anchorage: highs are around 17°C and lows about 6°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Thu) so you can travel to Seattle.

Things to do in Anchorage

Historic Sites Parks Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Tony Knowles Coastal Trail ©
Tony Knowles Coastal Trail
Indian Valley Mine & Gifts ©
Indian Valley Mine & Gifts
Girdwood Brewing Company ©
Girdwood Brewing Company

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Seattle

Seattle ©
Nicknamed the "Emerald City" because of its abundant evergreen trees, Seattle is the cultural and business center of the Pacific Northwest, as well as a popular holiday destination.
On the 31st (Fri), don't miss a visit to Space Needle, shop like a local with Pike Place Market, then pause for some serene contemplation at Christ Our Hope Catholic Church, and finally kick back and relax at Alki Beach.

To find ratings, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Seattle day trip planner .

Getting from Anchorage to Seattle by combination of car and flight takes about 7 hours. Other options: do a combination of taxi, ferry, and bus. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Anchorage to Seattle due to the time zone difference. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Anchorage in May: high temperatures in Seattle hover around 23°C and lows are around 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Fri) to allow time to travel to Minneapolis.

Things to do in Seattle

Outdoors Beaches Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Alki Beach ©
Alki Beach
Pike Place Market ©
Pike Place Market
Space Needle ©
Space Needle

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Minneapolis

Minneapolis ©
Start off your visit on the 1st (Sat): admire the majestic nature at Willow River State Park, then explore the fascinating underground world of Crystal Cave, and then learn about winemaking at 65 Vines Winery. Keep things going the next day: test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms and then get in on the family fun at Nickelodeon Universe.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Minneapolis sightseeing planner.

Traveling by flight from Seattle to Minneapolis takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. You'll lose 2 hours traveling from Seattle to Minneapolis due to the time zone difference. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 3rd (Mon) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Minneapolis

Parks Nature Theme Parks

Side Trips

Crystal Cave, Room Escape Games, Nickelodeon Universe, Willow River State Park, French Regional Park
Highlights from your plan
Crystal Cave ©
Crystal Cave
Nickelodeon Universe ©
Nickelodeon Universe
Willow River State Park ©
Willow River State Park

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