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:  4 h
3
Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii
— 3 nights
Fly:  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
+2
Drive + Fly + Bus:  11 h
7
Key West
— 2 nights
Fly:  6 h
8
New York City
— 3 nights
Fly:  9 h
9
Yellowstone National Park
— 3 nights
Fly:  9 h 45 min
10
Yosemite National Park
— 3 nights
Fly:  22 h 45 min
End: Sydney

2
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.
Visiting Shark Diving and Manoa Falls will get you outdoors. Discover out-of-the-way places like Koko Crater Railway Trail and USS Bowfin Submarine Museum & Park. When in Honolulu, make a side trip to see Waimea Valley in Haleiwa, approximately Haleiwa away. There's lots more to do: brush up on your military savvy at US Army Museum of Hawaii, steep yourself in history at Iolani Palace, go for a walk through Diamond Head State Monument, and take a tour of Battleship Missouri Memorial.

To see photos, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Honolulu online trip itinerary maker.

Sydney, Australia to Honolulu is an approximately 13.5-hour flight. The time zone changes from Australian Eastern Standard Time to Hawaii Standard Time, which is usually a -20 hour difference. In October, Honolulu is somewhat warmer than Sydney - with highs of 36°C and lows of 27°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Sat) early enough to travel to Lahaina.

Things to do in Honolulu

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trip

Haleiwa
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Shark Diving
Koko Crater Railway Trail ©
Koko Crater Railway Trail
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, thenvisit Lahaina Front Street, thenkick your exploration up a notch at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks, and finally kick back and relax at Kapalua Beach.

For maps, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, read Lahaina day trip planner.

You can fly from Honolulu to Lahaina in 3.5 hours. 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

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

3
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 Fishing Charters & Tours and Saddle Road. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Pu'uhonua O Honaunau National Historical Park and Hapuna Beach State Recreation Area. There's much more to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at Manini'owali Beach (Kua Bay), experience rural life at Greenwell Farms, and take in the awesome beauty at Mauna Kea.

To see photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Kailua-Kona driving holiday tool.

Getting from Lahaina to Kailua-Kona by flight takes about 4.5 hours. In October, daily temperatures in Kailua-Kona can reach 35°C, while at night they dip to 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Thu) to allow time to travel to Sedona.

Things to do in Kailua-Kona

Outdoors Parks Nature

Side Trips

Greenwell Farms, Pu'uhonua O Honaunau National Historical Park, Hapuna Beach State Recreation Area
Find places to stay Oct 19 — 22:
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Fishing Charters & Tours
Pu'uhonua O Honaunau National Historical Park ©
Hapuna Beach State Recreation Area ©
Hapuna Beach State Recreation Area

2
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 Bell Rock and Airport Mesa. There's much more to do: take in breathtaking views at Oak Creek Canyon, take in the spiritual surroundings of Chapel of the Holy Cross, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Devil's Bridge Trail.

To see maps, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Sedona travel app.

You can fly from Kailua-Kona to Sedona in 12 hours. You'll lose 3 hours traveling from Kailua-Kona to Sedona due to the time zone difference. Expect little chillier weather when traveling from Kailua-Kona in October: highs in Sedona hover around 29°C, while lows dip to 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 Nature Outdoors
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Cathedral Rock ©
Cathedral Rock
Oak Creek Canyon ©
Oak Creek Canyon
Devil's Bridge Trail ©
Devil's Bridge Trail

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.
Get in touch with nature at Bright Angel Trail and Powell Point. Step off the beaten path and head to South Kaibab Trail and Yaki Point. And it doesn't end there: hike along Rim Trail, take in breathtaking views at Inner Canyon, get great views at Hopi Point, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Tonto Trail.

To see reviews, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Grand Canyon National Park trip planner.

Getting from Sedona to Grand Canyon National Park by car takes about 2.5 hours. Traveling from Sedona in October, expect nights in Grand Canyon National Park to be colder, around 0°C, while days are little chillier, around 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Moab.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Parks Trails Outdoors
Find places to stay Oct 25 — 29:
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Bright Angel Trail ©
Bright Angel Trail
South Kaibab Trail ©
South Kaibab Trail
Rim Trail ©
Rim Trail

2
nights
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 maps, traveler tips, reviews, 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
Find places to stay Oct 29 — 31:
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Dead Horse Point State Park ©
Dead Horse Point State Park
Arches National Park ©
Arches National Park
Double Arch ©
Double Arch

2
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.
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 find photos, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Key West trip maker.

Traveling by combination of car, flight, and bus from Moab to Key West takes 11.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of car and bus. 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
Find places to stay Nov 1 — 3:
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Dolphin Research Center ©
Dolphin Research Center
The Turtle Hospital ©
The Turtle Hospital
Fort Zachary Taylor ©
Fort Zachary Taylor

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.
The Metropolitan Museum of Art and The Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) 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, see the interesting displays at New York Public Library, and pause for some photo ops at 9/11 Memorial.

For ratings, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the New York City trip site.

You can fly from Key West to New York City in 6.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. 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
Find places to stay Nov 3 — 6:
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Central Park ©
Central Park
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
New York Public Library ©
New York Public Library

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.
Visiting Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone and Grand Prismatic Spring will get you outdoors. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Yellowstone National Park and Old Faithful. There's still lots to do: hike along Artist Point, head outdoors with Morning Glory Pool, stroll through Observation Point Trail, and witness a stunning natural landmark at Castle Geyser.

For photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Yellowstone National Park trip maker tool.

Fly from New York City to Yellowstone National Park in 9.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus, shuttle, and car. Traveling from New York City to Yellowstone National Park, you'll gain 2 hours due to the time zone difference. Prepare for colder weather when traveling from New York City in November: high temperatures in Yellowstone National Park hover around 0°C and lows are around -13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Mon) so you can travel to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors
Find places to stay Nov 6 — 9:
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Yellowstone National Park ©
Yellowstone National Park
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone ©
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone
Artist Point ©
Artist Point

3
nights
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 El Capitan. Step out of the city life by going to Yosemite, Tunnel View and Tioga Pass. The adventure continues: hike along Panorama Trail, make a trip to Yosemite Village, take in the dramatic scenery at Vernal Fall, and explore the striking landscape at Sentinel Dome.

To see maps, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Yosemite National Park road trip website.

You can fly from Yellowstone National Park to Yosemite National Park in 11.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi, bus, shuttle, and train; or do a combination of car, bus, and train. The time zone difference moving from Mountain Standard Time to Pacific Standard Time is minus 1 hour. While traveling from Yellowstone National Park, expect much warmer days and somewhat warmer nights in Yosemite National Park, ranging from highs of 14°C to lows of -8°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks Outdoors Trails
Find places to stay Nov 9 — 13:
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El Capitan ©
El Capitan
Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Tioga Pass ©
Tioga Pass

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