32 days in United States Itinerary

32 days in United States Itinerary

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Start: Sydney
Fly:  13 h 15 min
1
Honolulu, Oahu
— 2 nights
Fly:  3 h 15 min
2
Lahaina, Maui
— 2 nights
Fly + Bus:  4 h
3
Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii
— 3 nights
+2
Bus + Fly + Bus:  11 h 45 min
4
Sedona
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h 30 min
5
Grand Canyon National Park
— 4 nights
Drive:  5 h 30 min
6
Moab
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  11 h
7
Key West
— 2 nights
Fly + Bus:  6 h
8
New York City
— 3 nights
+2
Bus + Fly + Drive:  9 h
9
Yellowstone National Park
— 3 nights
+2
Drive + Fly + Bus:  9 h 45 min
10
Yosemite National Park
— 3 nights
Fly:  22 h 45 min
End: Sydney

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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.
Visiting Shark Diving and Diamond Head State Monument will get you outdoors. Discover out-of-the-way places like Koko Crater Railway Trail and Manoa Falls. When in Honolulu, make a side trip to see Waimea Valley in Haleiwa, approximately Haleiwa away. And it doesn't end there: examine the collection at USS Bowfin Submarine Museum & Park, steep yourself in history at Iolani Palace, brush up on your military savvy at US Army Museum of Hawaii, and step aboard Battleship Missouri Memorial.

To see photos, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Honolulu trip planner.

Sydney, Australia to Honolulu is an approximately 13.5- hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Australian Eastern Standard Time (AEST) to Hawaii Standard Time (HST) is minus 20 hours. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Sydney in October: high temperatures in Honolulu hover around 36°C and lows are around 27°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Lahaina.

Things to do in Honolulu

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trip

Haleiwa
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Koko Crater Railway Trail ©
Koko Crater Railway Trail
Shark Diving
Waimea Valley ©
Waimea Valley

2
nights
Lahaina, Maui

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.
Start off your visit on the 18th (Sun): see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour and then kick back and relax at Ka'anapali Beach. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 19th (Mon): stroll around Lahaina Banyan Court, then visit Lahaina Front Street, then kick your exploration up a notch at categoryPhrases.alias.some_of_the_top_local_zipline_courses_and_adventure_parks, and finally kick back and relax at Kapalua Beach.

To see other places to visit, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Lahaina day trip planner.

You can fly from Honolulu to Lahaina in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and ferry; or do a combination of flight and bus. Expect a daytime high around 34°C in October, and nighttime lows around 26°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Mon) early enough to travel to Kailua-Kona.

Things to do in Lahaina

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Kapalua Beach, Scuba & Snorkeling
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Zipline
Kapalua Beach ©
Kapalua Beach
Scuba & Snorkeling

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nights
Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii

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.
Get in touch with nature at Pu'uhonua O Honaunau National Historical Park and Hapuna Beach State Recreation Area. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Saddle Road and Mauna Kea. There's still lots to do: take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports, experience rural life at Greenwell Farms, and enjoy the sand and surf at Manini'owali Beach (Kua Bay).

To see more things to do, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Kailua-Kona itinerary builder app.

You can do a combination of flight and bus from Lahaina to Kailua-Kona in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, flight, and taxi; or do a combination of bus and flight. Expect a daytime high around 35°C in October, and nighttime lows around 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Thu) early enough to travel to Sedona.

Things to do in Kailua-Kona

Outdoors Parks Nature

Side Trips

Hapuna Beach State Recreation Area, Greenwell Farms, Pu'uhonua O Honaunau National Historical Park
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Fishing Charters & Tours
Pu'uhonua O Honaunau National Historical Park ©
Hapuna Beach State Recreation Area ©
Hapuna Beach State Recreation Area

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nights
Sedona

Sedona ©
Despite its relatively small size, Sedona overflows with tourist appeal.
Step out of the city life by going to Cathedral Rock and Red Rock Scenic Byway (SR 179). You'll discover tucked-away gems like Devil's Bridge Trail and Oak Creek Canyon. There's lots more to do: trek along Airport Mesa, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Chapel of the Holy Cross, and explore the striking landscape at Bell Rock.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Sedona itinerary planning app.

Traveling by combination of bus and flight from Kailua-Kona to Sedona takes 12 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, flight, and taxi; or do a combination of flight and bus. The time zone difference moving from Hawaii Standard Time to Mountain Standard Time is 3 hours. While traveling from Kailua-Kona, expect little chillier days and colder nights in Sedona, ranging from highs of 29°C to lows of 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Sedona

Parks Outdoors Nature
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Cathedral Rock ©
Cathedral Rock
Oak Creek Canyon ©
Oak Creek Canyon
Devil's Bridge Trail ©
Devil's Bridge Trail

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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.
Get in touch with nature at Bright Angel Trail and South Kaibab Trail. Step off the beaten path and head to Rim Trail and Tonto Trail. And it doesn't end there: take in breathtaking views at Grand Canyon South Rim, get great views at Hopi Point, and appreciate the history behind Powell Point.

To find reviews, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Grand Canyon National Park route planning tool.

You can drive from Sedona to Grand Canyon National Park in 2.5 hours. Expect little chillier weather when traveling from Sedona in October: highs in Grand Canyon National Park hover around 22°C, while lows dip to 0°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Thu) so you can go by car to Moab.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Parks Outdoors Trails
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Bright Angel Trail ©
Bright Angel Trail
South Kaibab Trail ©
South Kaibab Trail
Rim Trail ©
Rim Trail

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Moab

Moab ©
The gateway to Utah's popular canyon country, Moab sits engulfed in the middle of desert wilderness.
On the 30th (Fri), explore the striking landscape at Double Arch and then take in the awesome beauty at Arches National Park. Keep things going the next day: immerse yourself in nature at Dead Horse Point State Park and then see Off-Road Tours.

To see reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Moab online trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Grand Canyon National Park to Moab takes 5.5 hours. Expect a bit warmer evenings in Moab when traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in October, with lows around 6°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Sat) so you can travel to Key West.

Things to do in Moab

Outdoors Nature Parks

Side Trip

Double Arch
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Dead Horse Point State Park ©
Dead Horse Point State Park
Arches National Park ©
Arches National Park
Double Arch ©
Double Arch

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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.
Explore hidden gems such as The Turtle Hospital and Key West Lighthouse and Keeper's Quarters Museum. Truman Little White House and The Ernest Hemingway Home and Museum will appeal to museum buffs. Change things up with a short trip to Dolphin Research Center in Grassy Key (about 1h 20 min away). The adventure continues: stroll through Fort Zachary Taylor, discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour, and identify plant and animal life at Key West Butterfly & Nature Conservatory.

To see other places to visit, reviews, photos, and tourist information, go to the Key West trip maker.

Traveling by combination of car and flight from Moab to Key West takes 11 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Moab to Key West is 2 hours. Expect much warmer temperatures when traveling from Moab in November; daily highs in Key West reach 32°C and lows reach 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to New York City.

Things to do in Key West

Wildlife Parks Outdoors

Side Trip

Marathon
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Dolphin Research Center ©
Dolphin Research Center
The Turtle Hospital ©
The Turtle Hospital
Fort Zachary Taylor ©
Fort Zachary Taylor

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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.
The Metropolitan Museum of Art and New York Public Library will appeal to museum buffs. There's much more to do: go for a walk through Central Park, take in the views from Brooklyn Bridge, admire the masterpieces at The Museum of Modern Art (MoMA), and pause for some photo ops at 9/11 Memorial.

To find ratings, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the New York City trip site.

You can do a combination of flight and bus from Key West to New York City in 6 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight, train, and subway; or drive. Plan for colder temperatures traveling from Key West in November, with highs in New York City at 16°C and lows at 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in New York City

Museums Parks Historic Sites
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The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
New York Public Library ©
New York Public Library
The Museum of Modern Art (MoMA)
The Museum of Modern Art (MoMA)

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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.
Visiting Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone and Old Faithful will get you outdoors. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Yellowstone National Park and Grand Prismatic Spring. Next up on the itinerary: trek along Artist Point, stroll through Observation Point Trail, head outdoors with Morning Glory Pool, and witness a stunning natural landmark at Blue Star Spring.

For photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Yellowstone National Park day trip planning tool.

Traveling by combination of bus, flight, and car from New York City to Yellowstone National Park takes 9 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, flight, and shuttle; or drive. You'll gain 2 hours traveling from New York City to Yellowstone National Park due to the time zone difference. Plan for colder temperatures traveling from New York City in November, with highs in Yellowstone National Park at 0°C and lows at -13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors
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Yellowstone National Park ©
Yellowstone National Park
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone ©
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone
Artist Point ©
Artist Point

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Yosemite National Park

Yosemite National Park ©
Massive granite mountains, towering waterfalls, groves of Giant Sequoia trees, and wilderness as far as the eye can see distinguish the landscape of Yosemite National Park.
Step off the beaten path and head to Glacier Point and Yosemite, Tunnel View. Step out of the city life by going to Vernal Fall and Tioga Pass. Next up on the itinerary: explore the striking landscape at El Capitan, trek along Panorama Trail, tour the pleasant surroundings at Nevada Falls Loop, and don't miss a visit to Olmsted Point.

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Traveling by combination of car, flight, and bus from Yellowstone National Park to Yosemite National Park takes 10 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight; or do a combination of taxi, bus, shuttle, and train. The time zone difference when traveling from Yellowstone National Park to Yosemite National Park is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Yellowstone National Park in November, you will find days in Yosemite National Park are warmer (14°C), and nights are a bit warmer (-8°C). Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks Outdoors Trails
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El Capitan ©
El Capitan
Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Tioga Pass ©
Tioga Pass

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