20 days in Continental USA Itinerary

20 days in Continental USA Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Continental USA trip maker

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New Orleans
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Key West
— 2 nights
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Charleston
— 2 nights
Fly to La Guardia Airport, Drive to Ossining
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Ossining
— 1 day
Drive to La Guardia Airport, Fly to Page Municipal Airport
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Page
— 2 nights
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Hilo, Island of Hawaii
— 1 night
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Lahaina, Maui
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New Orleans

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.
Kick off your visit on the 12th (Sun): take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Louis Cathedral and then get to know the fascinating history of Garden District.

To see ratings, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the New Orleans trip itinerary planning site.

Auckland, New Zealand to New Orleans is an approximately 20.5-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 18 hours traveling from Auckland to New Orleans. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Auckland in May; daily highs in New Orleans reach 24°C and lows reach 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Sun) early enough to travel to Key West.

Things to do in New Orleans

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods

Key West

— 2 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.
Discover out-of-the-way places like U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Ingham Maritime Museum and Key West Lighthouse and Keeper's Quarters Museum. Spend the 13th (Mon) exploring nature at Dry Tortugas National Park. There's lots more to do: take a memorable drive along The Overseas Highway, cast your line with a fishing tour, kick back and relax at Fort Zachary Taylor, and browse the exhibits of Truman Little White House.

For more things to do, reviews, maps, and tourist information, use the Key West road trip planning website.

Traveling by flight from New Orleans to Key West takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference moving from Central Standard Time (CST) to Eastern Standard Time (EST) is 1 hour. Traveling from New Orleans in May, expect Key West to be somewhat warmer, temps between 34°C and 29°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Charleston.

Things to do in Key West

Outdoors · Nature · Parks · Tours

Charleston

— 2 nights
Many visitors describe their Charleston holiday as a warm embrace by an old, dear friend--who lived about 200 years ago.
Step off the beaten path and head to Walking tours and Angel Oak Tree. The adventure continues: get interesting insight from Tours, stroll around Joe Riley Waterfront Park, steep yourself in history at Fort Sumter National Monument, and take in the views from Arthur Ravenel Jr. Bridge.

To see photos, maps, and other tourist information, read our Charleston trip itinerary planner.

You can fly from Key West to Charleston in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus, train, and car. Plan for little chillier nights when traveling from Key West in May since evenings lows in Charleston dip to 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sat) so you can travel to Ossining.

Things to do in Charleston

Parks · Historic Sites · Tours · Museums

Side Trip

Ossining

— 1 day
To find ratings, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Ossining day trip planner.

Explore your travel options from Charleston to Ossining with the Route module. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Charleston in May; daily highs in Ossining reach 24°C and lows reach 12°C. On the 19th (Sun), you'll travel to Page.

Things to do in Ossining

Parks · Historic Sites · Nature · Wildlife

Page

— 2 nights

Center of Canyon Country

Originally little more than a simple camp constructed to house workers who built a nearby dam on the Colorado River, Page is now a popular stop for travelers preparing a trip to Arizona's canyon country.
Explore hidden gems such as Glen Canyon Dam Overlook and Marble Canyon. Step out of Page with an excursion to Cathedral Wash Trail in Marble Canyon--about 44 minutes away. There's still lots to do: get interesting insight from Tours, have fun at Gunfighter Canyon, explore the stunning scenery at Antelope Canyon, and stroll through Horseshoe Bend.

To find maps, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Page road trip planning tool.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Ossining to Page. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Mountain Standard Time (MST), which is usually a -2 hour difference. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Ossining in May: highs in Page hover around 30°C, while lows dip to 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Wed) to allow time to travel to Hilo.

Things to do in Page

Parks · Outdoors · Tours · Nature

Side Trip

Hilo, Island of Hawaii

— 1 night

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.
On the 23rd (Thu), stroll through Kilauea Iki Trailhead, then see the interesting displays at Jagger Museum, then take in the dramatic scenery at Akaka Falls State Park, and finally stroll around Laupahoehoe Beach Park. On the 24th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in the dramatic scenery at Rainbow Falls, admire the natural beauty at Hawaii Tropical Botanical Garden, then look for gifts at Honomu Goat Dairy, and finally take an unforgettable tour with a helicopter tour.

To see more things to do, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Hilo road trip website.

You can fly from Page to Hilo in 15.5 hours. The time zone difference moving from Mountain Standard Time (MST) to Hawaii-Aleutian Standard Time (HST) is minus 3 hours. Plan for a bit warmer nights when traveling from Page in May since evenings lows in Hilo dip to 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Fri) so you can travel to Lahaina.

Things to do in Hilo

Parks · Tours · Outdoors · 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.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Kahekili Beach Park and Dolphin & Whale Watching. Venture out of the city with trips to Helicopter Tours (in Kahului), Kihei (Kalepolepo Beach Park & Scuba & Snorkeling) and Haleakala Crater (in Haleakala National Park). There's lots more to do: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Maria Lanakila Catholic Church, view the masterpieces at Reeflections Fine Art Gallery, meet the residents at Maui Ocean Center, and get a taste of the local shopping with Kai Pua Artist Studio.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Lahaina trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Hilo to Lahaina takes 4.5 hours. In May in Lahaina, expect temperatures between 32°C during the day and 24°C at night. You'll have a few hours on the 30th (Thu) to wrap things up before traveling home.

Things to do in Lahaina

Outdoors · Tours · Parks · Wildlife

Side Trips