18 days in United States Itinerary

18 days in United States Itinerary

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18 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Erfurt
Fly + Drive:  9 h 30 min
1
New York City
— 3 nights
Bus + Fly:  6 h
2
Key West
— 3 nights
Fly:  16 h 30 min
3
Poipu, Kauai
— 2 nights
Fly:  3 h 30 min
4
Kihei, Maui
— 3 nights
Fly:  2 h 30 min
5
Honolulu, Oahu
— 3 nights
Fly:  29 h
End: Erfurt

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.
New York City is known for museums, nightlife, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: go for a walk through Central Park, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Patrick's Cathedral, walk around The High Line, and explore the world behind art at The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

To find photos, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the New York City day trip tool.

Erfurt, Germany to New York City is an approximately 22- hour combination of flight and car. You'll gain 6 hours traveling from Erfurt to New York City due to the time zone difference. Expect a daytime high around 5°C in January, and nighttime lows around -5°C. On the 14th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Key West.

Things to do in New York City

Parks Museums Neighborhoods
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Central Park ©
Central Park
St. Patrick's Cathedral ©
St. Patrick's Cathedral
Times Square ©
Times Square

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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.
Start off your visit on the 15th (Sun): stroll through Fort Zachary Taylor, see the interesting displays at The Ernest Hemingway Home and Museum, then look for all kinds of wild species at Key West Butterfly & Nature Conservatory, and finally stop by Tucker's Provisions. Keep things going the next day: make a trip to Duval Street, contemplate the long history of Audubon House & Tropical Gardens, then walk around Mallory Square, and finally relax and rejuvenate at Lazy Dog Paddle Yoga.

To see more things to do, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Key West trip itinerary app.

You can do a combination of bus and flight from New York City to Key West in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Expect much hotter temperatures when traveling from New York City in January; daily highs in Key West reach 28°C and lows reach 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 17th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Poipu.

Things to do in Key West

Parks Historic Sites Museums
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Fort Zachary Taylor ©
Fort Zachary Taylor
Key West Garden Club ©
Key West Garden Club

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Poipu, Kauai

Poipu ©
Poipū is a census-designated place in Kauai County on the southern side of the island of Kauai in the U.S. Get some historical perspective at Kalalau Lookout and Lawai International Center. You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Poipu Beach Park and Shipwreck Beach. Go for a jaunt from Poipu to Waimea to see Waimea Canyon State Park about 56 minutes away. There's much more to do: explore the striking landscape at Makawehi Bluff, soothe aching muscles at Kauai Yoga with Antonia Joy, and see the world from above with a helicopter tour.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Poipu trip itinerary builder.

Getting from Key West to Poipu by flight takes about 17.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of shuttle and flight; or do a combination of ferry and flight. Traveling from Key West to Poipu, you'll gain 5 hours due to the time zone difference. In January, daytime highs in Poipu are 30°C, while nighttime lows are 21°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Fri) early enough to travel to Kihei.

Things to do in Poipu

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Waimea Canyon State Park, Lawai International Center, Kalalau Lookout, Helicopter Tours
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Waimea Canyon State Park ©
Waimea Canyon State Park
Poipu Beach Park ©
Poipu Beach Park
Shipwreck Beach ©
Shipwreck Beach

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nights
Kihei, Maui

Kihei ©
Stretching over 9.7 km (6 mi) of pristine south Maui coastline, Kihei is the island's driest and sunniest region, making it a perfect location for water activities and beach leisure.
Take a break from the city and head to Wailea Beach and Scuba & Snorkeling. You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Kamaole Beach Park I and Ka'anapali Beach. There's more to do: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Saint Theresa Roman Catholic Church.

To find reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Kihei visit planning tool.

Traveling by flight from Poipu to Kihei takes 3.5 hours. In January in Kihei, expect temperatures between 32°C during the day and 20°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Honolulu.

Things to do in Kihei

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Ka'anapali Beach, Wailea Beach
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Wailea Beach ©
Wailea Beach
Ka'anapali Beach ©
Ka'anapali Beach
Kamaole Beach Park I ©
Kamaole Beach Park I

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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.
Step off the beaten path and head to Kapiolani Regional Park and Manoa Falls. Take a break from the city and head to Waikiki Beach and Hanauma Bay Nature Preserve. Take a break from Honolulu with a short trip to Sunset Beach Park in Haleiwa, about 1h 05 min away. It doesn't end there: explore the different monuments and memorials at USS Arizona Memorial and go for a walk through Diamond Head State Monument.

For reviews, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Honolulu day trip website.

Traveling by flight from Kihei to Honolulu takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and flight; or do a combination of car and flight. In January, daytime highs in Honolulu are 32°C, while nighttime lows are 22°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Honolulu

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

Sunset Beach Park
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Hanauma Bay Nature Preserve ©
Hanauma Bay Nature Preserve
Waikiki Beach ©
Waikiki Beach
Kapiolani Regional Park ©
Kapiolani Regional Park

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