43 days in United States Itinerary

43 days in United States Itinerary

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1
Honolulu, Oahu
— 4 nights
2
Lahaina, Maui
— 4 nights
3
Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii
— 5 nights
4
Hilo, Island of Hawaii
— 2 nights
5
Page
— 2 nights
6
Flagstaff
— 5 nights
7
Key West
— 3 nights
8
Marathon
— 4 nights
9
Savannah
— 2 nights
10
Badlands National Park
— 1 night
11
Yellowstone National Park
— 3 nights

4
nights
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.
You'll get in some beach time at Lanikai Beach and Kailua Beach Park. Get in touch with nature at Koko Crater Railway Trail and Makapuu Lighthouse Trail. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Honolulu: Sunset Beach Park (in Haleiwa) and Polynesian Cultural Center (in Laie). The adventure continues: stroll the grounds of USS Arizona Memorial, explore the gorgeous colors at Pele's Chair, contemplate the long history of Iolani Palace, and take a memorable tour with Tours.

To find where to stay and tourist information, refer to the Honolulu trip planning app.

Sydney, Australia to Honolulu is an approximately 13.5-hour flight. You'll gain 20 hours traveling from Sydney to Honolulu due to the time zone difference. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Sydney in April; daily highs in Honolulu reach °C and lows reach °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Wed) early enough to travel to Lahaina.

Things to do in Honolulu

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Kailua, Sunset Beach Park, Pele's Chair, Polynesian Cultural Center
Highlights from your plan
USS Arizona Memorial ©
USS Arizona Memorial
Kailua Beach Park ©
Kailua Beach Park
Lanikai Beach ©
Lanikai Beach

4
nights
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.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Napili Beach and Wailea Beach. Step out of the city life by going to Kamaole Beach Park III and Zipline. Explore Lahaina's surroundings by going to Keawakapu Beach (in Wailea) and Scuba & Snorkeling (in Kihei). The adventure continues: identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas, take a stroll through Lahaina Front Street, and stroll around Lahaina Banyan Court.

For where to stay, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, read Lahaina trip builder website.

You can fly from Honolulu to Lahaina in 3.5 hours. In April, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 24th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Kailua-Kona.

Things to do in Lahaina

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Wailea, Kihei
Highlights from your plan
Keawakapu Beach ©
Keawakapu Beach
Wailea Beach ©
Wailea Beach
Napili Beach ©
Napili Beach

5
nights
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.
Step out of the city life by going to Mauna Kea and Papakōlea Green Sand Beach. You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Punalu‘U Beach and Hapuna Beach State Recreation Area. Change things up with these side-trips from Kailua-Kona: Pu'uhonua O Honaunau National Historical Park (in Honaunau) and Puukohola National Historic Park (in Kawaihae). Next up on the itinerary: cast your line with a fishing tour, look for all kinds of wild species at Kanaloa Octopus Farm, discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour, and take a memorable drive along Saddle Road.

To see more things to do, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Kailua-Kona trip planner.

Fly from Lahaina to Kailua-Kona in 4.5 hours. In April, daily temperatures in Kailua-Kona can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Fri) early enough to drive to Hilo.

Things to do in Kailua-Kona

Outdoors Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

Hapuna Beach State Recreation Area, Pu'uhonua O Honaunau National Historical Park, Punalu‘U Beach, Papakōlea Green Sand Beach, Puukohola National Historic Park
Highlights from your plan
Mauna Kea ©
Mauna Kea
Punalu‘U Beach ©
Punalu‘U Beach
Hapuna Beach State Recreation Area ©
Hapuna Beach State Recreation Area

2
nights
Hilo, Island of Hawaii

Hilo ©
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.
Start off your visit on the 30th (Sat): see the interesting displays at Jagger Museum, hike along Kilauea Iki Trailhead, thenadmire the sheer force of Rainbow Falls, thenimmerse yourself in nature at Akaka Falls State Park, and finally stroll around Laupahoehoe Beach Park.

To see photos, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Hilo planner.

You can drive from Kailua-Kona to Hilo in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Kailua-Kona in April, plan for slightly colder nights in Hilo, with lows around °C. On the 1st (Sun), you'll travel to Page.

Things to do in Hilo

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trips

Jagger Museum, Laupahoehoe Beach Park, Kilauea Iki Trailhead
Highlights from your plan
Jagger Museum ©
Jagger Museum
Kilauea Iki Trailhead ©
Kilauea Iki Trailhead
Rainbow Falls ©
Rainbow Falls

2
nights
Page

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.
Take a break from the city and head to The Chains and Antelope Canyon. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Paria Canyon Wilderness Area and Rainbow Bridge Trail. Next up on the itinerary: hit the best photo ops around with an inspiring photography tour.

Make your Page itinerary with Inspirock to find out what to see and where to go.

You can fly from Hilo to Page in 12 hours. The time zone difference when traveling from Hilo to Page is 3 hours. Plan for slightly colder nights when traveling from Hilo in May since evenings lows in Page dip to °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Flagstaff.

Things to do in Page

Outdoors Tours Parks

Side Trips

Paria Canyon Wilderness Area, Rainbow Bridge Trail
Highlights from your plan
Photography Tours
The Chains ©
The Chains
Paria Canyon Wilderness Area
Paria Canyon Wilderness Area

5
nights
Flagstaff

Flagstaff ©
Sitting at an elevation of 2,135 m (7,000 ft) and just a short trip from the Grand Canyon and other natural wonders, the city of Flagstaff attracts outdoor enthusiasts from around the world.
Get outdoors at Bearizona Wildlife Park and Oak Creek Canyon. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Devil's Bridge Trail and Walnut Canyon National Monument. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Flagstaff: Sedona (Slide Rock State Park, Bell Rock, &more). Spend the 9th (Mon) exploring nature at Wupatki National Monument. There's more to do: admire nature's extreme beauty at Painted Desert.

For more things to do, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, read Flagstaff road trip planning app.

Traveling by car from Page to Flagstaff takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or do a combination of taxi and bus. While traveling from Page, expect little chillier days and much colder nights in Flagstaff, ranging from highs of °C to lows of °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Key West.

Things to do in Flagstaff

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Sedona, Painted Desert, Bearizona Wildlife Park
Highlights from your plan
Walnut Canyon National Monument ©
Walnut Canyon National Monument
Wupatki National Monument ©
Wupatki National Monument
Oak Creek Canyon ©
Oak Creek Canyon

3
nights
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.
Visiting Dolphin & Whale Watching and Waterskiing & Jetskiing will get you outdoors. Get some historical perspective at Fort Zachary Taylor and Truman Little White House. Spend the 11th (Wed) exploring nature at Dry Tortugas National Park. Next up on the itinerary: get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, cruise along The Overseas Highway, see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour, and learn about all things military at U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Ingham Maritime Museum.

To see reviews, ratings, maps, and tourist information, read our Key West trip planner.

You can fly from Flagstaff to Key West in 10.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Flagstaff to Key West, you'll lose 2 hours due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Flagstaff in May, plan for somewhat warmer days in Key West, with highs around °C, while nights are much warmer with lows around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Fri) early enough to drive to Marathon.

Things to do in Key West

Outdoors Tours Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Stand-Up Paddleboarding
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Waterskiing & Jetskiing

4
nights
Marathon

Marathon ©
A tiny city just 16 km (10 mi) long, Marathon is spread across several islands in the middle of the Florida Keys.
Your itinerary includes some good beach time at Bahia Honda State Park and Sombrero Beach. Step off the beaten path and head to Fishing Charters & Tours and Crane Point Museum & Nature Center. Go for a jaunt from Marathon to Islamorada to see Scuba & Snorkeling about 38 minutes away. There's lots more to do: look for all kinds of wild species at Dolphin Research Center, see the vivid underwater world at Sombrero Reef, and stroll through Sunset Park Beach.

To find where to stay, photos, maps, and tourist information, read our Marathon journey planner.

Traveling by car from Key West to Marathon takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. May in Marathon sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Tue) early enough to travel to Savannah.

Things to do in Marathon

Wildlife Outdoors Parks

Side Trips

Islamorada, Bahia Honda State Park, Sunset Park Beach
Highlights from your plan
Bahia Honda State Park ©
Bahia Honda State Park
Fishing Charters & Tours
Dolphin Research Center ©
Dolphin Research Center

2
nights
Savannah

Savannah ©
Georgia's oldest city, Savannah displays its colonial history proudly on every corner.
Get a sense of the local culture at Fort Pulaski National Monument and Colonial Park Cemetery. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Coligny Beach and Dolphin & Whale Watching. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Savannah: Tybee Island Lighthouse Museum (in Tybee Island) and Hilton Head (Hilton Head Island Bike Trails, Waterskiing & Jetskiing, &more). The adventure continues: stroll the grounds of Bonaventure Cemetery and stroll around Forsyth Park.

To find maps, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Savannah online trip builder.

You can fly from Marathon to Savannah in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Marathon in May; daily highs in Savannah reach °C and lows reach °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Fri) early enough to travel to Badlands National Park.

Things to do in Savannah

Outdoors Tours Historic Sites

Side Trips

Hilton Head, Tybee Island
Highlights from your plan
Fort Pulaski National Monument ©
Fort Pulaski National Monument
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Coligny Beach ©
Coligny Beach

1
night
Badlands National Park

Badlands National Park
Although Badlands National Park's name might not be the most inviting, its landscape of pinnacles, eroded buttes, spires, and an expansive, pristine mixed-grass prairie remain enticing.
On the 21st (Sat), take in the dramatic natural features at Homestead Overlook, take in the dramatic natural features at Burns Basin Overlook, take in the dramatic natural features at Bigfoot Pass Overlook, take in the dramatic natural features at White River Valley Overlook, thenexplore the striking landscape of Panorama Point Overlook, and finally trek along Castle Trail. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 22nd (Sun): explore the striking landscape at Conata Basin Overlook, trek along Saddle Pass Trail, and then trek along Cliff Shelf Nature Trailhead.

To see where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Badlands National Park travel planner.

Getting from Savannah to Badlands National Park by flight takes about 9.5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of bus and taxi. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time to Mountain Standard Time, which is usually a -2 hour difference. When traveling from Savannah in May, plan for little chillier days and colder nights in Badlands National Park: temperatures range from °C by day to °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sun) to allow time to travel to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Badlands National Park

Parks Trails Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Panorama Point Overlook
Panorama Point Overlook
Cliff Shelf Nature Trailhead ©
Cliff Shelf Nature Trailhead
Burns Basin Overlook ©
Burns Basin Overlook

3
nights
Yellowstone National Park

Yellowstone National Park ©
An exceptionally diverse landscape and varied wildlife have made Yellowstone National Park one of America's most popular parks.
Take a break from the city and head to Lamar Valley and Grizzly and Wolf Discovery Center. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Elephant Back Mountain and Monument Geyser Basin. There's lots more to do: explore the striking landscape at Natural Bridge Trail, take in the natural beauty of Aurum Geyser, look for all kinds of wild species at Beryl Spring, and take in breathtaking views at Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone.

To find reviews, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Yellowstone National Park trip itinerary builder tool.

Traveling by flight from Badlands National Park to Yellowstone National Park takes 8.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi, bus, shuttle, and car. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Badlands National Park in May; daily highs in Yellowstone National Park reach °C and lows reach °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trip

Grizzly and Wolf Discovery Center
Highlights from your plan
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone ©
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone
Lamar Valley ©
Lamar Valley
Grizzly and Wolf Discovery Center ©
Grizzly and Wolf Discovery Center

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