20 days in United States Itinerary

20 days in United States Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Honolulu
— 1 day
2
Santa Monica
— 4 nights
3
San Diego
— 5 nights
4
Manhattan Beach
— 1 night
5
Honolulu
— 6 nights

1
day
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.
Kick off your visit on the 1st (Sun): explore the different monuments and memorials at USS Arizona Memorial, admire all the interesting features of Diamond Head State Monument, and then contemplate the waterfront views at Hanauma Bay Nature Preserve.

To see ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Honolulu trip itinerary maker site.

Auckland, New Zealand to Honolulu is an approximately 12.5-hour flight. The time zone changes from New Zealand Standard Time (NZST) to Hawaii Standard Time (HST), which is usually a -22 hour difference. In November, Honolulu is a bit warmer than Auckland - with highs of °C and lows of °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Sun) early enough to travel to Santa Monica.

Things to do in Honolulu

Parks Historic Sites Museums
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USS Arizona Memorial ©
USS Arizona Memorial
Diamond Head State Monument ©
Diamond Head State Monument
Hanauma Bay Nature Preserve ©
Hanauma Bay Nature Preserve

4
nights
Santa Monica

Santa Monica ©
A famed resort town since the early 20th century, Santa Monica sits on the picturesque Santa Monica Bay, bordered on three sides by the city of Los Angeles.
Get out of town with these interesting Santa Monica side-trips: Santa Barbara (Douglas Family Preserve, State Street Underpass, &more) and Six Flags Magic Mountain (in Santa Clarita). Next up on the itinerary: make a trip to Santa Monica Pier, enjoy the sand and surf at Santa Monica State Beach, take in the pleasant sights at 26-Mile Bike Path, and stroll around Ocean View Park.

For reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Santa Monica online road trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Honolulu to Santa Monica takes 9 hours. The time zone difference when traveling from Honolulu to Santa Monica is 2 hours. Traveling from Honolulu in November, expect Santa Monica to be slightly colder, temps between °C and °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Fri) so you can drive to San Diego.

Things to do in Santa Monica

Parks Outdoors Theme Parks

Side Trips

Santa Barbara, The Getty Villa, Six Flags Magic Mountain
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Santa Monica State Beach ©
Santa Monica State Beach
Santa Monica Pier ©
Santa Monica Pier
Old Mission Santa Barbara ©
Old Mission Santa Barbara

5
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.
Get out of town with these interesting San Diego side-trips: Lions, Tigers & Bears (in Alpine) and Self Realization Fellowship Hermitage & Meditation Gardens (in Encinitas). Next up on the itinerary: get to know the resident critters at San Diego Zoo, let the kids burn off some steam at Balboa Park, take a tour of Maritime Museum of San Diego, and kick back and relax at Mission Beach Park.

For other places to visit, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the San Diego travel route builder.

Getting from Santa Monica to San Diego by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: fly; or do a combination of tram and train. Expect a daytime high around °C in November, and nighttime lows around °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Manhattan Beach.

Things to do in San Diego

Parks Outdoors Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

Lions, Tigers & Bears, Self Realization Fellowship Hermitage & Meditation Gardens
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Lions, Tigers & Bears ©
Lions, Tigers & Bears
San Diego Zoo ©
San Diego Zoo
SeaWorld San Diego ©
SeaWorld San Diego

1
night
Manhattan Beach

Manhattan Beach ©
Manhattan Beach is a city in southwestern Los Angeles County, California, United States, on the Pacific coast south of El Segundo, and north of Hermosa Beach. To see photos, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, read Manhattan Beach driving holiday tool.

Traveling by car from San Diego to Manhattan Beach takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. In November, daily temperatures in Manhattan Beach can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Thu) so you can travel to Honolulu.

Things to do in Manhattan Beach

Parks Beaches Outdoors
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Manhattan Beach ©
Manhattan Beach
Manhattan Beach Pier ©
Manhattan Beach Pier
Roundhouse Marine Studies Lab and Aquarium ©

6
nights
Honolulu

Change things up with these side-trips from Honolulu: Haleiwa (Sunset Beach Park & Waimea Bay), Swim with Dolphins (in Waianae) and Kailua (Kailua Beach Park & Lanikai Beach). See even more of Honolulu: enjoy the sand and surf at Waikiki Beach, don't miss a visit to Polynesian Cultural Center, admire the sheer force of Manoa Falls, and explore the galleries of Iolani Palace.

To find maps, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Honolulu road trip planner.

Getting from Manhattan Beach to Honolulu by flight takes about 8.5 hours. The time zone difference moving from Pacific Standard Time (PST) to Hawaii Standard Time (HST) is minus 2 hours. In November, Honolulu is somewhat warmer than Manhattan Beach - with highs of °C and lows of °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Honolulu

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Haleiwa, Oahu, Kailua, Pu’u O Mahuka Heiau State Monument, Dole Plantation
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Swim with Dolphins
Waikiki Beach ©
Waikiki Beach
Kailua Beach Park ©
Kailua Beach Park

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