50 days in United States Itinerary

50 days in United States Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Marathon
— 2 nights
2
Key West
— 4 nights
3
St. Augustine
— 4 nights
4
Sarasota
— 4 nights
5
New Orleans
— 3 nights
6
Grand Canyon National Park
— 4 nights
7
Sedona
— 4 nights
8
Lahaina, Maui
— 4 nights
9
Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii
— 3 nights
10
Poipu, Kauai
— 4 nights
11
Honolulu, Oahu
— 5 nights
12
New York City
— 3 nights
13
San Francisco
— 3 nights

2
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.
Start off your visit on the 2nd (Sun): identify plant and animal life at Dolphin Research Center, identify plant and animal life at Florida Keys Wild Bird Rehabilitation Center, and then see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour. Keep things going the next day: kick back and relax at Bahia Honda State Park, thensnap pictures at Seven Mile Bridge, and then look for all kinds of wild species at The Turtle Hospital.

To find photos, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Marathon itinerary builder site.

London, UK to Marathon is an approximately 13.5-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from London to Marathon is minus 5 hours. Traveling from London in April, things will get much warmer in Marathon: highs are around °C and lows about °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Key West.

Things to do in Marathon

Parks Wildlife Outdoors

Side Trips

Bahia Honda State Park, Florida Keys Wild Bird Rehabilitation Center, Scuba & Snorkeling
Highlights from your plan
Dolphin Research Center ©
Dolphin Research Center
Scuba & Snorkeling
The Turtle Hospital ©
The Turtle Hospital

4
nights
Key West

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.
Escape the urban bustle at Fort Zachary Taylor and The Overseas Highway. Get some historical perspective at Truman Little White House and Key West Lighthouse and Keeper's Quarters Museum. Spend the 5th (Wed) exploring nature at Dry Tortugas National Park. Spend the 6th (Thu) on the water with a fishing tour. Next up on the itinerary: learn about all things military at U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Ingham Maritime Museum, contemplate the long history of Audubon House & Tropical Gardens, identify plant and animal life at Key West Butterfly & Nature Conservatory, and examine the collection at Mel Fisher Maritime Heritage Museum.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Key West trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

You can drive from Marathon to Key West in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In April, daily temperatures in Key West can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Fri) early enough to travel to St. Augustine.

Things to do in Key West

Outdoors Parks Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Fort Zachary Taylor ©
Fort Zachary Taylor
Fishing Charters & Tours
Dry Tortugas National Park ©
Dry Tortugas National Park

4
nights
St. Augustine

St. Augustine ©
St. Visiting Beach at Daytona Beach and St. Augustine Alligator Farm Zoological Park will get you outdoors. Your itinerary includes some good beach time at St. Augustine Beach and Ormond Beach. When in St. Augustine, make a side trip to see Fort Clinch State Park in Fernandina Beach, approximately Fernandina Beach away. There's still lots to do: enjoy the sea views from St. Augustine Lighthouse & Maritime Museum, Inc., contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedral Basilica of St. Augustine, look for gifts at Whetstone Chocolates, and see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour.

To see maps, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the St. Augustine driving holiday planner.

Traveling by flight from Key West to St. Augustine takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Key West in April; daily highs in St. Augustine reach °C and lows reach °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Tue) so you can drive to Sarasota.

Things to do in St. Augustine

Parks Outdoors Historic Sites

Side Trips

Ormond Beach, Fort Clinch State Park, Beach at Daytona Beach
Highlights from your plan
St. Augustine Beach ©
St. Augustine Beach
Fort Clinch State Park ©
Fort Clinch State Park
Ormond Beach ©
Ormond Beach

4
nights
Sarasota

Sarasota ©
Sarasota is a city in Sarasota County on the southwestern coast of the U.S. Take a break from the city and head to Siesta Beach and Treasure Island Beach. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Marie Selby Botanical Gardens and Ca d'Zan. Explore Sarasota's surroundings by going to Saint Pete Beach (in St. Pete Beach), Murielle Winery (in Clearwater) and St. Petersburg (Duncan McClellan Gallery & The Dali Museum). And it doesn't end there: identify plant and animal life at Tampa Electric's Manatee Viewing Center, admire the masterpieces at The Ringling, and find your balance on the water with some of the best stand-up paddleboarding in the area.

To find photos, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Sarasota itinerary planning site.

Drive from St. Augustine to Sarasota in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. In April, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to New Orleans.

Things to do in Sarasota

Parks Outdoors Museums

Side Trips

St. Petersburg, Saint Pete Beach, Treasure Island Beach, Murielle Winery, Tampa Electric's Manatee Viewing Center
Highlights from your plan
Marie Selby Botanical Gardens ©
Marie Selby Botanical Gardens
Siesta Beach ©
Siesta Beach
Saint Pete Beach ©
Saint Pete Beach

3
nights
New Orleans

New Orleans ©
Known for its Creole cuisine, rich musical tradition, and nearby swamps and plantations, New Orleans is one of the nation's oldest cities.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like St. Louis Cathedral and Garden District. Get some historical perspective at Laura: Louisiana's Creole Heritage Site and Royal Street. Take a break from New Orleans with a short trip to Oak Alley Plantation in Vacherie, about 1h 5 min away. There's lots more to do: explore the world behind art at The Sydney and Walda Besthoff Sculpture Garden at NOMA, make a trip to Jackson Square, learn about all things military at The National WWII Museum, and stroll the grounds of Lafayette Cemetery No.1.

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You can fly from Sarasota to New Orleans in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Central Standard Time (CST), which is usually a -1 hour difference. When traveling from Sarasota in April, plan for little chillier days and a bit warmer nights in New Orleans: temperatures range from °C by day to °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 18th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in New Orleans

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Vacherie
Highlights from your plan
Garden District ©
Garden District
Laura: Louisiana's Creole Heritage Site ©
Laura: Louisiana's Creole Heritage Site
St. Louis Cathedral ©
St. Louis Cathedral

4
nights
Grand Canyon National Park

Grand Canyon National Park ©
The size, shape, and color of Grand Canyon National Park combine to leave an impression on visitors as deep as the canyon itself.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Bright Angel Trail and South Kaibab Trail. Get outdoors at Rim Trail and Nature & Wildlife Tours. Next up on the itinerary: get outside with Bar 10 Ranch Activities, take in the pleasant sights at The Trail of Time, get curious at Yavapai Geology Museum, and admire the landmark architecture of Grand Canyon Railway Depot.

To see traveler tips, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Grand Canyon National Park travel itinerary planner.

You can do a combination of flight and bus from New Orleans to Grand Canyon National Park in 11 hours. Another option is to drive. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from New Orleans to Grand Canyon National Park due to the time zone difference. Traveling from New Orleans in April, expect nights in Grand Canyon National Park to be cooler, around °C, while days are slightly colder, around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sat) so you can drive to Sedona.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Outdoors Parks Trails
Highlights from your plan
Rim Trail ©
Rim Trail
South Kaibab Trail ©
South Kaibab Trail
Bright Angel Trail ©
Bright Angel Trail

4
nights
Sedona

Sedona ©
Despite its relatively small size, Sedona overflows with tourist appeal.
Visiting Cathedral Rock and Bell Rock will get you outdoors. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Devil's Bridge Trail and Montezuma Castle National Monument. There's still lots to do: take in breathtaking views at Oak Creek Canyon, stroll through Boynton Canyon Trail, cruise along Red Rock Scenic Byway (SR 179), and indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas.

For traveler tips, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Sedona trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Grand Canyon National Park to Sedona in 2.5 hours. Traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in April, expect nights in Sedona to be warmer, around °C, while days are a bit warmer, around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Lahaina.

Things to do in Sedona

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trip

Montezuma Castle National Monument
Highlights from your plan
Cathedral Rock ©
Cathedral Rock
Broken Arrow Trail ©
Broken Arrow Trail
Oak Creek Canyon ©
Oak Creek Canyon

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.
Step out of the city life by going to Zipline and Wailea Beach. You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Ho'okipa Beach Park and Kapalua Beach. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Lahaina: Makena Beach (in Wailea) and Kamaole Beach Park III (in Kihei). Next up on the itinerary: relax and float downstream with a rafting and tubing tour, stroll around Lahaina Banyan Court, explore the activities along Lahaina Harbor, and get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Maui Ocean Center.

For photos, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Lahaina trip planner.

You can fly from Sedona to Lahaina in 11.5 hours. Traveling from Sedona to Lahaina, you'll gain 3 hours due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Sedona in April, plan for a bit warmer days and much hotter nights in Lahaina: temperatures range from °C by day to °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Kailua-Kona.

Things to do in Lahaina

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Wailea, Kamaole Beach Park III, Maui Ocean Center, Kapalua Beach, Ho'okipa Beach Park
Highlights from your plan
Makena Beach ©
Makena Beach
Ho'okipa Beach Park ©
Ho'okipa Beach Park
Wailea Beach ©
Wailea Beach

3
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.
Escape the urban bustle at Hapuna Beach State Recreation Area and Fishing Charters & Tours. Relax by the water at Manini'owali Beach (Kua Bay) and Kahaluu Beach. Go for a jaunt from Kailua-Kona to Honaunau to see Pu'uhonua O Honaunau National Historical Park about 44 minutes away. There's still lots to do: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mauna Kea, admire all the interesting features of Saddle Road, and experience rural life at Greenwell Farms.

For where to stay, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Kailua-Kona road trip website.

Getting from Lahaina to Kailua-Kona by flight takes about 4.5 hours. In April, daily temperatures in Kailua-Kona can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Poipu.

Things to do in Kailua-Kona

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Kahaluu Beach, Greenwell Farms, Pu'uhonua O Honaunau National Historical Park, Hapuna Beach State Recreation Area
Highlights from your plan
Manini'owali Beach (Kua Bay) ©
Manini'owali Beach (Kua Bay)
Hapuna Beach State Recreation Area ©
Hapuna Beach State Recreation Area
Pu'uhonua O Honaunau National Historical Park ©

4
nights
Poipu, Kauai

Poipū is a census-designated place in Kauai County on the southern side of the island of Kauai in the U.S. Visit Poipu Beach Park and Polihale State Park for some beach relaxation. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Waimea Canyon State Park and Scuba & Snorkeling. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Poipu: Wailua Falls (in Lihue) and Na Pali Coast State Park (in Wainiha). The adventure continues: stroll through Maha'ulepu Heritage Trail, kick back and relax at Shipwreck Beach, hike along Kalalau Trail, and kick your exploration up a notch at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, read our Poipu trip itinerary planning site.

Getting from Kailua-Kona to Poipu by flight takes about 3 hours. In May, daily temperatures in Poipu can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Honolulu.

Things to do in Poipu

Outdoors Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

Waimea, Wailua Falls, Scuba & Snorkeling, Kalalau Trail, Na Pali Coast State Park
Highlights from your plan
Scuba & Snorkeling
Na Pali Coast State Park ©
Na Pali Coast State Park
Waimea Canyon State Park ©
Waimea Canyon State Park

5
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.
Visit Makapuu Lighthouse Trail and National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific for their historical value. Escape the urban bustle at Shark Diving and Koko Crater Railway Trail. Get out of town with these interesting Honolulu side-trips: Lanikai Beach (in Kailua) and Waimea Valley (in Haleiwa). There's lots more to do: take a memorable tour with Tours, steep yourself in history at USS Arizona Memorial, kick back and relax at Kapiolani Regional Park, and explore the galleries of Iolani Palace.

To find more things to do, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Honolulu visit planner.

Fly from Poipu to Honolulu in 3 hours. In May, daytime highs in Honolulu are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. On the 12th (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to New York City.

Things to do in Honolulu

Outdoors Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Haleiwa, Lanikai Beach
Highlights from your plan
Shark Diving
Lanikai Beach ©
Lanikai Beach
Makapuu Lighthouse Trail ©
Makapuu Lighthouse Trail

3
nights
New York City

New York City ©
Writer Pearl Buck once called New York City “a place apart,” and this giant urban center remains unlike any other in the world.
Do some cultural sightseeing at St. Patrick's Cathedral and 9/11 Memorial. Do your shopping at SoHo and Fifth Avenue. There's still lots to do: make a trip to Empire State Building, examine the collection at The Morgan Library & Museum, hit the best photo ops around with an inspiring photography tour, and take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Paul's Chapel.

To see traveler tips and other tourist information, you can read our New York City day trip planning tool.

You can fly from Honolulu to New York City in 14 hours. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 5 hours traveling from Honolulu to New York City. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Honolulu in May: high temperatures in New York City hover around °C and lows are around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in New York City

Museums Neighborhoods Shopping

Side Trip

Dumbo
Highlights from your plan
9/11 Memorial ©
9/11 Memorial
St. Patrick's Cathedral ©
St. Patrick's Cathedral
Dumbo ©
Dumbo

3
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Start off your visit on the 17th (Wed): take in the views from Golden Gate Bridge, admire the majestic nature at Marin Headlands, and then explore the activities along San Francisco Bay. On your second day here, examine the collection at de Young Museum, sample some tasty brews at a beer tour and tasting, thenbuy something for everyone on your list at Ferry Building Marketplace, and finally stop by Chocolate Heaven.

To see ratings, maps, photos, and tourist information, read San Francisco trip planner.

You can fly from New York City to San Francisco in 9 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus, train, and subway. The time zone difference when traveling from New York City to San Francisco is minus 3 hours. In May in San Francisco, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 19th (Fri) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trip

Marin Headlands
Highlights from your plan
Marin Headlands ©
Marin Headlands
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge

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