15 days in United States Itinerary

15 days in United States Itinerary

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15 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Christchurch
Fly:  23 h 45 min
1
Lahaina, Maui
— 3 nights
Bus + Fly:  3 h 45 min
2
Hilo, Island of Hawaii
— 2 nights
Fly + Shuttle:  15 h 30 min
3
Marathon, Florida Keys
— 1 night
Bus:  1 h 15 min
4
Key West
— 3 nights
Fly:  5 h 15 min
5
Savannah
— 2 nights
Fly:  33 h
End: Christchurch

3
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.
We've included these beaches for you: Kapalua Beach and Wailea Beach Path. Get in touch with nature at Wailea Beach and Napili Beach. When in Lahaina, make a side trip to see Scuba & Snorkeling in Kihei, approximately 40 minutes away. There's much more to do: stroll through Ka'anapali Beach, see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour, take a stroll through Lahaina Front Street, and make a trip to Lahaina Banyan Court.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Lahaina travel planner.

Christchurch, New Zealand to Lahaina is an approximately 24-hour flight. Traveling from Christchurch to Lahaina, you'll gain 22 hours due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Christchurch in April, plan for a bit warmer days and much hotter nights in Lahaina: temperatures range from 31°C by day to 24°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Hilo.

Things to do in Lahaina

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Wailea, Scuba & Snorkeling, Kapalua Beach
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Napili Beach ©
Napili Beach
Wailea Beach Path ©
Wailea Beach Path
Wailea Beach ©
Wailea Beach

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 18th (Tue): take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mauna Kea Summit. Keep things going the next day: immerse yourself in nature at Akaka Falls State Park, then examine the collection at Jagger Museum, then contemplate the geological forces at Mt. Kilauea, and finally tour the pleasant surroundings at Kilauea Iki Trail.

For where to stay, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Hilo trip builder.

Getting from Lahaina to Hilo by combination of bus and flight takes about 4 hours. In April in Hilo, expect temperatures between 30°C during the day and 22°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Marathon.

Things to do in Hilo

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Hawaii Volcanoes National Park, Mauna Kea, Jagger Museum
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Kilauea Iki Trailhead ©
Kilauea Iki Trailhead
Kīlauea ©
Kīlauea
Jagger Museum ©
Jagger Museum

1
night
Marathon, Florida Keys

Marathon ©
A tiny city just 16 km (10 mi) long, Marathon is spread across several islands in the middle of the Florida Keys.
Kick off your visit on the 21st (Fri): look for all kinds of wild species at Crane Point Museum & Nature Center, enjoy the sand and surf at Sombrero Beach, then identify plant and animal life at The Turtle Hospital, and finally tour the pleasant surroundings at Bahia Honda State Park.

For photos, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Marathon trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Hilo to Marathon takes 15.5 hours. The time zone difference moving from Hawaii Standard Time (HST) to Eastern Standard Time (EST) is 5 hours. Traveling from Hilo in April, expect Marathon to be somewhat warmer, temps between 35°C and 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sat) to allow time to drive to Key West.

Things to do in Marathon

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

Bahia Honda State Park
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Bahia Honda State Park ©
Bahia Honda State Park
Crane Point Museum & Nature Center ©
Crane Point Museum & Nature Center
Sombrero Beach ©
Sombrero Beach

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.
Get some cultural insight at Fort Zachary Taylor and Alan S Maltz Gallery. Get in touch with nature at Key West Butterfly & Nature Conservatory and Kayaking & Canoeing. Spend the 23rd (Sun) on the water with a fishing tour. Next up on the itinerary: take an in-depth tour of Truman Little White House, make a trip to Duval Street, take a leisurely stroll along Sunset Pier, and cruise along The Overseas Highway.

For reviews, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Key West itinerary planner.

Drive from Marathon to Key West in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In April, plan for daily highs up to 33°C, and evening lows to 27°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 25th (Tue) to allow time for travel to Savannah.

Things to do in Key West

Outdoors Tours Wildlife
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Kayaking & Canoeing
Sunset Pier ©
Sunset Pier
Key West Butterfly & Nature Conservatory ©

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Savannah

Savannah ©
Georgia's oldest city, Savannah displays its colonial history proudly on every corner.
Kick off your visit on the 26th (Wed): kick back and relax at Coligny Beach, then admire the striking features of Historic Savannah Theatre, and then take a stroll through Savannah Historic District. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at The Cathedral of Saint John the Baptist, then explore the different monuments and memorials at Bonaventure Cemetery, then see the interesting displays at Tybee Island Lighthouse Museum, and finally kick back and relax at Tybee Island Beach.

To see ratings, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Savannah itinerary maker.

Traveling by flight from Key West to Savannah takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Key West in April: high temperatures in Savannah hover around 30°C and lows are around 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Savannah

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Tybee Island, Coligny Beach
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Coligny Beach ©
Coligny Beach
Tybee Island Lighthouse Museum
Tybee Island Lighthouse Museum
Tybee Island Beach ©
Tybee Island Beach

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