43 days in United States & Caribbean Itinerary

43 days in United States & Caribbean Itinerary

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Start: Birmingham, United Kingdom
+4
Train + Subway + Train + Fly + Bus:  23 h
1
Lahaina, United States
— 6 nights
Foot + Fly:  3 h 15 min
2
Honolulu, United States
— 6 nights
Fly:  18 h 15 min
3
Nassau, Bahamas
— 3 nights
Fly:  3 h 15 min
4
Grand Bahama Island, Bahamas
— 1 night
Fly:  4 h 45 min
5
Havana, Cuba
— 4 nights
Drive:  2 h
6
Varadero, Cuba
— 2 nights
+2
Bus + Foot + Fly:  5 h
7
Montego Bay, Jamaica
— 4 nights
Fly:  6 h
8
Port-au-Prince, Haiti
— 1 day
Fly:  6 h
9
Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago
— 2 nights
Fly:  3 h
10
Soufriere, St. Lucia
— 4 nights
+3
Bus + Foot + Shuttle + Fly:  4 h
11
Bridgetown, Barbados
— 5 nights
Fly:  5 h 15 min
12
St. John's, Antigua and Barbuda
— 3 nights
Fly + Drive:  14 h 15 min
End: Birmingham, United Kingdom

6
nights
Lahaina, United States

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.
Relax by the water at Napili Beach and Wailea Beach. Shop till you drop at Surf Ripper Shave Ice Co and Lahaina Galleries. Venture out of the city with trips to Zipline (in Haiku), Wailea (Ulua Beach, Makena Beach, &more) and Kihei (Kalepolepo Beach Park, Kamaole Beach Park II, &more). And it doesn't end there: tour the pleasant surroundings at Kapalua Beach, look for all kinds of wild species at Honolua Bay, kick back and relax at Ho'okipa Beach Park, and walk around Lahaina Banyan Court.

To see where to stay, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Lahaina trip itinerary builder tool.

Birmingham, UK to Lahaina is an approximately 22.5- hour combination of train, flight, and bus. You can also do a combination of train, flight, and bus; or do a combination of flight and bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Birmingham to Lahaina is minus 10 hours. Traveling from Birmingham in July, things will get somewhat warmer in Lahaina: highs are around 35°C and lows about 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Honolulu.

Things to do in Lahaina

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Wailea, Kihei, Parasailing & Paragliding, Kapalua Beach, Zipline
Highlights from your plan
Parasailing & Paragliding
Wailea Beach Path ©
Wailea Beach Path
Ho'okipa Beach Park ©
Ho'okipa Beach Park

6
nights
Honolulu, United States

Honolulu ©
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 Swim with Dolphins. Relax by the water at Lanikai Beach and Ko Olina Lagoons. Explore Honolulu's surroundings by going to Haleiwa (Shark Diving & Waimea Valley), Byodo-In Temple (in Kaneohe) and Pupukea (Pu’u O Mahuka Heiau State Monument & Sharks Cove). There's still lots to do: hike along Koko Crater Railway Trail, tour the pleasant surroundings at Kailua Beach Park, contemplate the waterfront views at Hanauma Bay Nature Preserve, and see the interesting displays at USS Bowfin Submarine Museum & Park.

To see reviews, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Honolulu trip planning app.

Traveling by flight from Lahaina to Honolulu takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry, taxi, and flight; or do a combination of bus and flight. July in Honolulu sees daily highs of 36°C and lows of 28°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Fri) early enough to travel to Nassau.

Things to do in Honolulu

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Kailua, Haleiwa, Pupukea, Byodo-In Temple, Swim with Dolphins
Highlights from your plan
Lanikai Beach ©
Lanikai Beach
Swim with Dolphins
Kailua Beach Park ©
Kailua Beach Park

3
nights
Nassau, Bahamas

Nassau ©
On a trip to Nassau you can immerse yourself in a dynamic city atmosphere or spend your days lazing on the soft golden sands.
Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at Diamonds International and The National Art Gallery of The Bahamas. Visit Cable Beach and Cabbage Beach for some beach relaxation. And it doesn't end there: get some thrills on the water with a speed boat tour, indulge in some culinary diversions at a local gastronomic tour, buy something for everyone on your list at Marina Village, and tee off at Ocean Club Golf Course.

To see reviews, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Nassau online sightseeing planner.

You can fly from Honolulu to Nassau in 17 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight, taxi, and ferry. You'll lose 5 hours traveling from Honolulu to Nassau due to the time zone difference. In August in Nassau, expect temperatures between 38°C during the day and 30°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Tue) so you can travel to Grand Bahama Island.

Things to do in Nassau

Outdoors Tours Beaches

Side Trip

Paradise Island
Highlights from your plan
Cable Beach ©
Cable Beach
Speed Boats Tours
Diamonds International ©
Diamonds International

1
night
Grand Bahama Island, Bahamas

Grand Bahama Island ©
Despite its name, Grand Bahama Island isn't the biggest island in its archipelago.
On the 5th (Wed), browse the different shops at Port Lucaya Marketplace, then enjoy the sand and surf at Gold Rock Beach, and then view the masterpieces at Leo's Art Gallery.

To find more things to do, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Grand Bahama Island trip maker.

Traveling by flight from Nassau to Grand Bahama Island takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and taxi. August in Grand Bahama Island sees daily highs of 37°C and lows of 29°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Wed) early enough to travel to Havana.

Things to do in Grand Bahama Island

Shopping Beaches Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Gold Rock Beach ©
Gold Rock Beach
Port Lucaya Marketplace ©
Port Lucaya Marketplace
Leo's Art Gallery ©
Leo's Art Gallery

4
nights
Havana, Cuba

Havana ©
Cuba's capital and major commercial center, Havana manages to be very old and very modern at the same time.
Get in touch with nature at Playa Paraiso and Sirena Beach. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Sea Turtle Hatchery and El Morro. There's still lots to do: stop by Fusterlandia, get to know the fascinating history of Old Havana, steep yourself in history at Plaza de San Francisco, and make a trip to Malecón of Havana.

To find reviews, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Havana online trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by flight from Grand Bahama Island to Havana takes 4.5 hours. Expect little chillier evenings in Havana when traveling from Grand Bahama Island in August, with lows around 26°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Varadero.

Things to do in Havana

Parks Historic Sites Beaches

Side Trip

Cayo Largo
Highlights from your plan
Playa Paraiso ©
Playa Paraiso
Sirena Beach ©
Sirena Beach
Sea Turtle Hatchery ©
Sea Turtle Hatchery

2
nights
Varadero, Cuba

Varadero ©
One of the largest resort towns in the Caribbean, Varadero boasts a 20 km (12 mi) long stretch of sand, lined with hotels and all-inclusive resorts.
Kick off your visit on the 10th (Mon): Head underground at Cueva de Saturno, enjoy the sand and surf at Varadero Beach, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Cayos Blancos. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 11th (Tue): explore the ancient world of Cueva de Ambrosio, then stroll through Coral Beach - Playa Coral, and then walk around Josone Park.

For photos, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Varadero day trip planning site.

Getting from Havana to Varadero by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a shuttle; or do a combination of train and taxi. In August, plan for daily highs up to 38°C, and evening lows to 26°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Tue) so you can travel to Montego Bay.

Things to do in Varadero

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trip

Cayos Blancos
Highlights from your plan
Cueva de Saturno ©
Cueva de Saturno
Cayos Blancos ©
Cayos Blancos
Coral Beach - Playa Coral ©
Coral Beach - Playa Coral

4
nights
Montego Bay, Jamaica

The second largest city in Jamaica, Montego Bay boasts an international airport and a major cruise-line terminal, so it regularly receives a big influx of visitors to the island.
Escape the urban bustle at Nature & Wildlife Tours and YS Falls. Explore hidden gems such as Rose Hall Great House and Negril Cliffs. Step out of Montego Bay to go to Ocho Rios and see Dunn's River Falls and Park, which is approximately 1h 55 min away. There's still lots to do: get a taste of the local shopping with Cinnamon Hill Golf Course.

To see traveler tips, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Montego Bay trip itinerary maker site.

You can do a combination of bus and flight from Varadero to Montego Bay in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, train, and flight. In August, daytime highs in Montego Bay are 39°C, while nighttime lows are 29°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sat) so you can travel to Port-au-Prince.

Things to do in Montego Bay

Nature Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Dunn's River Falls and Park, Negril Cliffs, YS Falls
Highlights from your plan
Nature & Wildlife Tours
Negril Cliffs ©
Negril Cliffs
Dunn's River Falls and Park ©
Dunn's River Falls and Park

1
day
Port-au-Prince, Haiti

Port-au-Prince ©
Port-au-Prince, the capital of Haiti, gives most visitors their first taste of the country, along with all of its rugged and lively charm.
Kick off your visit on the 16th (Sun): explore the world behind art at El-Saieh Gallery, see the interesting displays at Musee du Pantheon National Haitien, and then browse the eclectic array of goods at Marche de Fer.

To find where to stay, ratings, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Port-au-Prince itinerary planner.

Getting from Montego Bay to Port-au-Prince by flight takes about 6 hours. August in Port-au-Prince sees daily highs of 40°C and lows of 32°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Port of Spain.

Things to do in Port-au-Prince

Shopping Museums
Highlights from your plan
Marche de Fer ©
Marche de Fer
Musee du Pantheon National Haitien ©
Musee du Pantheon National Haitien
El-Saieh Gallery ©
El-Saieh Gallery

2
nights
Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago

Port of Spain
Port of Spain, the country's capital, sits between the sea and a scenic green mountain range, and acts as a gateway for eclectic adventures on land and sea.
On the 17th (Mon), tour the pleasant surroundings at Asa Wright Nature Centre and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Yerette. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: enjoy the sand and surf at Las Cuevas Beach, tour the pleasant surroundings at Maracas Beach, and then look for gifts at Cocobel.

For other places to visit, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Port of Spain trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by flight from Port-au-Prince to Port of Spain takes 8 hours. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Port-au-Prince to Port of Spain due to the time zone difference. Plan for slightly colder nights when traveling from Port-au-Prince in August since evenings lows in Port of Spain dip to 28°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Tue) so you can travel to Soufriere.

Things to do in Port of Spain

Parks Wildlife Beaches

Side Trips

Trinidad, Yerette
Highlights from your plan
Maracas Beach
Maracas Beach
Las Cuevas Beach ©
Las Cuevas Beach
Asa Wright Nature Centre ©
Asa Wright Nature Centre

4
nights
Soufriere, St. Lucia

Home to some of Saint Lucia's landmark buildings and natural features, Soufriere provides travelers with an engaging and direct route into the center of island life.
Step off the beaten path and head to Tet Paul Nature Trail and Scuba & Snorkeling. Get in touch with nature at Gros Piton and Sulphur Springs. Explore Soufriere's surroundings by going to Anse Cochon Beach (in Anse La Raye), Choiseul Art Gallery (in Choiseul) and Duty Free Pointe Seraphine (in Castries). There's lots more to do: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Pigeon Island National Park, look for gifts at Ti Tak, and take in nature's colorful creations at Diamond Estate.

To find more things to do, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, read Soufriere trip tool.

Getting from Port of Spain to Soufriere by flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight, shuttle, and bus. In August in Soufriere, expect temperatures between 36°C during the day and 30°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sat) so you can travel to Bridgetown.

Things to do in Soufriere

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

St. Lucia, Anse Cochon Beach, Choiseul Art Gallery, Duty Free Pointe Seraphine
Highlights from your plan
Scuba & Snorkeling
Gros Piton ©
Gros Piton
Tet Paul Nature Trail ©
Tet Paul Nature Trail

5
nights
Bridgetown, Barbados

Bridgetown is the capital and largest city of Barbados. Step out of the city life by going to Carlisle Bay and Dover Beach. Discover out-of-the-way places like Scuba & Snorkeling and Rockley Beach. Step out of Bridgetown with an excursion to Bottom Bay in Saint Philip Parish--about 36 minutes away. The adventure continues: enjoy the sand and surf at Bathsheba Beach, admire the natural beauty at Hunte's Gardens, sample the fine beverages at Mount Gay Visitor Centre, and stroll through Accra Beach.

To find more things to do, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Bridgetown journey planner.

Getting from Soufriere to Bridgetown by combination of bus, shuttle, and flight takes about 4.5 hours. In August, plan for daily highs up to 35°C, and evening lows to 30°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Thu) so you can travel to St. John's.

Things to do in Bridgetown

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Saint Joseph Parish, Saint Philip Parish, Hastings, Christ Church Parish, Enterprise (Miami) Beach
Highlights from your plan
Scuba & Snorkeling
Carlisle Bay ©
Carlisle Bay
Bathsheba Beach ©
Bathsheba Beach

3
nights
St. John's, Antigua and Barbuda

St. John's ©
The capital and largest city of Antigua and Barbuda, St John's represents the commercial and touristic center of the twin-island country.
On the 28th (Fri), take in the dramatic natural features at Devil's Bridge and then explore the wealth of natural beauty at Nelson's Dockyard. On the 29th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take some stellar pictures from Shirley Heights, take in the exciting artwork at Fig Tree Studio Art Gallery, and then take a memorable tour with Tours.

Plan my St. John's trip by asking Inpirock to come up with tips and suggestions.

Traveling by flight from Bridgetown to St. John's takes 5.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 36°C in August, and nighttime lows around 30°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in St. John's

Nature Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

English Harbour, Scuba & Snorkeling, Devil's Bridge, Fig Tree Studio Art Gallery
Highlights from your plan
Nelson's Dockyard ©
Nelson's Dockyard
Shirley Heights ©
Shirley Heights
Devil's Bridge ©
Devil's Bridge

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