9 days in United States Itinerary

9 days in United States Itinerary

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9 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Saint Louis
Fly:  6 h
1
San Francisco
— 2 nights
Fly:  7 h 30 min
2
Honolulu, Oahu
— 3 nights
Fly:  3 h 15 min
3
Lahaina, Maui
— 3 nights
Bus + Fly:  13 h
End: Saint Louis

2
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Visit Golden Gate Bridge and Grace Cathedral for their historical value. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Muir Woods National Monument and Twin Peaks. There's still lots to do: admire all the interesting features of Alcatraz Island, take a leisurely stroll along Fisherman's Wharf, browse the different shops at Ferry Building Marketplace, and contemplate the long history of SS Jeremiah O'Brien.

To see ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, read San Francisco route maker tool .

Saint Louis to San Francisco is an approximately 6-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or drive. You'll gain 2 hours traveling from Saint Louis to San Francisco due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Saint Louis in October, expect a bit warmer with lows of 56°F in San Francisco. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Honolulu.

Things to do in San Francisco

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trip

Muir Woods National Monument
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Muir Woods National Monument ©
Muir Woods National Monument
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge

3
nights
Honolulu, Oahu

In many ways much more Asian than American, Honolulu is Hawaii's largest city and its center of government, transportation, commerce, and tourism.
USS Arizona Memorial and Iolani Palace will appeal to history buffs. Explore hidden gems such as Shark Diving and Scuba & Snorkeling. Take a break from Honolulu with a short trip to Polynesian Cultural Center in Laie, about 1h 05 min away. There's still lots to do: examine the collection at USS Bowfin Submarine Museum & Park, stroll the grounds of National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, and steep yourself in history at Battleship Missouri Memorial.

To find where to stay, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Honolulu trip planner .

Getting from San Francisco to Honolulu by flight takes about 7.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of train and flight. Traveling from San Francisco to Honolulu, you'll gain 2 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from San Francisco in October, expect Honolulu to be somewhat warmer, temps between 87°F and 74°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Lahaina.

Things to do in Honolulu

Historic Sites Museums Outdoors

Side Trips

Polynesian Cultural Center, Shark Diving
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Shark Diving
USS Arizona Memorial ©
USS Arizona Memorial
Iolani Palace ©
Iolani Palace

3
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.
Kick off your visit on the 26th (Sat): look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas and then see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: kick back and relax at Napili Beach, kick your exploration up a notch at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks, and then take a stroll through Lahaina Front Street.

To find maps, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Lahaina trip website .

Traveling by flight from Honolulu to Lahaina takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and ferry; or do a combination of flight and bus. In October, daytime highs in Lahaina are 84°F, while nighttime lows are 73°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Lahaina

Outdoors Tours Wildlife

Side Trip

Scuba & Snorkeling
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Zipline
Napili Beach ©
Napili Beach
Lahaina Front Street ©
Lahaina Front Street

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