21 days in United States Itinerary

21 days in United States Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Los Angeles
— 2 nights
2
Haleiwa
— 3 nights
3
Honolulu
— 2 nights
4
Lihue
— 10 nights
5
San Diego
— 2 nights

2
nights
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.
On the 13th (Sun), pause for some serene contemplation at Cathedral of Our Lady of the Angels and then admire the striking features of Bradbury Building. On the 14th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: don't miss a visit to Hollywood Bowl Overlook, explore the different monuments and memorials at Hollywood Forever Cemetery, then browse the collection at Los Angeles Central Library, and finally stop by The Last Bookstore.

To find maps, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Los Angeles travel route planning app.

Philadelphia to Los Angeles is an approximately 8-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time to Pacific Standard Time is minus 3 hours. While traveling from Philadelphia, expect little chillier days and about the same nights in Los Angeles, ranging from highs of 79°F to lows of 62°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Tue) early enough to travel to Haleiwa.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Historic Sites · Shopping
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Cathedral of Our Lady of the Angels ©
Cathedral of Our Lady of the Angels
University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) ©
Pierce Brothers Westwood Village Memorial Park ©

3
nights
Haleiwa

Haleiwa ©
Haleiwa is a North Shore community and census-designated place (CDP) in the Waialua District of the island of Oahu, City and County of Honolulu. Start off your visit on the 16th (Wed): enjoy the sand and surf at Pupukea Beach Park, then appreciate the history behind Pu’u O Mahuka Heiau State Monument, then hike along Ehukai Pillbox Hike, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at Shark's Cove. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: kick back and relax at Aweoweo Beach Park, then enjoy the sand and surf at Keawaula (Yokohama Beach), then enjoy the sand and surf at Haleiwa Alii Beach Park, and finally look for gifts at Pakaloha Bikinis - Oahu.

To see reviews, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Haleiwa sightseeing site.

You can fly from Los Angeles to Haleiwa in 10 hours. Traveling from Los Angeles to Haleiwa, you'll gain 2 hours due to the time zone difference. Expect a daytime high around 80°F in June, and nighttime lows around 67°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Honolulu.

Things to do in Haleiwa

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches

Side Trips

Aweoweo Beach Park, Keawaula (Yokohama Beach), Pu’u O Mahuka Heiau State Monument
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Ehukai Pillbox Hike ©
Ehukai Pillbox Hike
Keawaula (Yokohama Beach) ©
Keawaula (Yokohama Beach)
Shark's Cove ©
Shark's Cove

2
nights
Honolulu

Honolulu ©
In many ways much more Asian than American, Honolulu is Hawaii's largest city and its center of government, transportation, commerce, and tourism.
Kids will appreciate attractions like Lanikai Pillboxes and Puu Ualakaa State Park. Explore hidden gems such as Waimanalo Beach and Queen Kapiolani Garden. Take a break from Honolulu with a short trip to Lanikai Beach in Kailua, about 34 minutes away. There's much more to do: hike along Koko Crater Railway Trail, get to know the fascinating history of Makapuu Lighthouse Trail, and see the interesting displays at Bishop Museum.

For where to stay, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, use the Honolulu travel tool.

Drive from Haleiwa to Honolulu in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Haleiwa in June, with highs in Honolulu at 86°F and lows at 74°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 20th (Sun) to allow time for travel to Lihue.

Things to do in Honolulu

Parks · Outdoors · Trails

Side Trips

Kailua, Waimanalo Beach
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Lanikai Pillboxes ©
Lanikai Pillboxes
Waimanalo Beach ©
Waimanalo Beach
Puu Ualakaa State Park ©
Puu Ualakaa State Park

10
nights
Lihue

Lihue ©
Lihue or Līhue is an unincorporated census-designated place (CDP) and the county seat of Kauai County, Hawaii. Explore hidden gems such as Kauai Path and Pali Ke Kua Beach (Hideaway s Beach). Bring the kids along to Kalalau Lookout and Baby Beach. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Lihue: Princeville Makai Golf Club (in Princeville), Polihale State Park (in Waimea) and Ke'e Beach (in Haena). There's much more to do: admire the sheer force of Hanakapiai Falls, tour the pleasant surroundings at Maha'ulepu Heritage Trail, hike along Awa'awapuhi Trail Parking, and explore and take pictures at Sleeping Giant Trail.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Lihue tour itinerary maker tool.

Traveling by flight from Honolulu to Lihue takes 2.5 hours. In June in Lihue, expect temperatures between 83°F during the day and 73°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Wed) early enough to travel to San Diego.

Things to do in Lihue

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches

Side Trips

Kauai, Poipu, Kapaa, Kilauea, Princeville
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Pali Ke Kua Beach (Hideaway s Beach) ©
Pali Ke Kua Beach (Hideaway s Beach)
Maha'ulepu Heritage Trail
Maha'ulepu Heritage Trail
Makawehi Bluff ©
Makawehi Bluff

2
nights
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.
Start off your visit on the 1st (Thu): kick back and relax at Swami's Beach, kick back and relax at Moonlight State Beach, and then get to know the fascinating history of Mission Beach Boardwalk. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 2nd (Fri): head outdoors with West Coast Multihulls, stroll through Harbor and Shelter Islands, then glide through the air with a parasailing or paragliding tour, and finally have some family-friendly fun at AxeVentures.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, read our San Diego driving holiday planning app.

Traveling by flight from Lihue to San Diego takes 8 hours. The time zone difference moving from Hawaii Standard Time to Pacific Standard Time is 2 hours. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Lihue in July: high temperatures in San Diego hover around 77°F and lows are around 68°F. You'll have a few hours on the 3rd (Sat) to wrap things up before traveling home.

Things to do in San Diego

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches

Side Trip

Encinitas
Highlights from your plan
Mission Beach Boardwalk ©
Mission Beach Boardwalk
Moonlight State Beach ©
Moonlight State Beach
Harbor and Shelter Islands ©
Harbor and Shelter Islands

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