44 days in United States Itinerary

44 days in United States Itinerary

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Start: Sydney
Fly + Bus:  12 h 45 min
1
Kihei, Maui
— 3 nights
Fly + Drive:  11 h 45 min
2
Yellowstone National Park
— 4 nights
+2
Drive + Fly + Bus:  9 h
3
New York City
— 3 nights
+2
Bus + Fly + Taxi:  5 h
4
Gatlinburg
— 4 nights
Taxi + Fly:  5 h 45 min
5
Savannah
— 4 nights
Drive:  3 h 15 min
6
St. Augustine, Florida
— 3 nights
Drive + Fly:  5 h 45 min
7
Key West
— 5 nights
Fly:  7 h 45 min
8
Santa Fe
— 2 nights
Fly + Shuttle:  5 h 30 min
9
Sedona
— 4 nights
+2
Bus + Fly + Bus:  11 h 45 min
10
Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii
— 4 nights
Bus + Fly:  3 h 45 min
11
Honolulu, Oahu
— 4 nights
Fly:  13 h
End: Sydney

3
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.
You'll get in some beach time at Ho'okipa Beach Park and Napili Beach. Take a break from the city and head to Haleakala Crater and Scuba & Snorkeling. Get out of town with these interesting Kihei side-trips: Lahaina (Zipline, Lahaina Banyan Court, &more). It doesn't end there: see the world from above with a helicopter tour.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Kihei trip itinerary maker website.

Sydney, Australia to Kihei is an approximately 16- hour combination of flight and bus. You can also do a combination of flight, ferry, and bus; or do a combination of train, flight, and bus. You'll gain 20 hours traveling from Sydney to Kihei due to the time zone difference. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Sydney in May: high temperatures in Kihei hover around 35°C and lows are around 23°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 19th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Kihei

Outdoors Parks Tours

Side Trips

Lahaina, Ho'okipa Beach Park, Helicopter Tours, Haleakala Crater
Find places to stay May 15 — 19:
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Haleakala Crater ©
Haleakala Crater
Ho'okipa Beach Park ©
Ho'okipa Beach Park
Napili Beach ©
Napili Beach

4
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.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone and Grand Teton. Get outdoors at Old Faithful and Artist Point. Step out of Yellowstone National Park to go to West Yellowstone and see Grizzly and Wolf Discovery Center, which is approximately 1h 20 min away. There's still lots to do: look for all kinds of wild species at Mount Washburn, hike along Brink of the Lower Falls Trail, take in the dramatic natural features at Natural Bridge Trail, and witness a stunning natural landmark at Grand Prismatic Spring.

To see other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, use the Yellowstone National Park tour itinerary tool.

Do a combination of flight and car from Kihei to Yellowstone National Park in 12 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight, shuttle, and bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Kihei to Yellowstone National Park is 3 hours. In May, Yellowstone National Park is cooler than Kihei - with highs of 13°C and lows of -3°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Sun) early enough to travel to New York City.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Grand Teton, Grizzly and Wolf Discovery Center
Find places to stay May 20 — 24:
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Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone ©
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone
Lamar Valley ©
Lamar Valley
Grand Teton ©
Grand Teton

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.
9/11 Memorial and The Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Explore hidden gems such as New York Public Library and St. Paul's Chapel. There's much more to do: learn more about the world around you at American Museum of Natural History, take a stroll through Times Square, take in panoramic vistas at Empire State Building, and take in the pleasant sights at Central Park.

To find photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our New York City trip planning site.

Do a combination of car, flight, and bus from Yellowstone National Park to New York City in 9 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, shuttle, and flight; or drive. The time zone changes from Mountain Standard Time (MST) to Eastern Standard Time (EST), which is usually a 2 hour difference. While traveling from Yellowstone National Park, expect somewhat warmer days and much warmer nights in New York City, ranging from highs of 24°C to lows of 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Thu) so you can travel to Gatlinburg.

Things to do in New York City

Museums Parks Historic Sites
Find places to stay May 24 — 28:
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9/11 Memorial ©
9/11 Memorial
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
New York Public Library ©
New York Public Library

4
nights
Gatlinburg

Gatlinburg ©
Nestled in the lush, wooded forests of the Great Smoky Mountains National Park, Gatlinburg is Tennessee’s premier mountain resort destination.
Visiting Cades Cove and Blue Ridge Pkwy will get you outdoors. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Tennessee Homemade Wines and Bush's Beans Visitor Center. Venture out of the city with trips to River Rafting & Tubing (in Bryson City) and Clingmans Dome (in Great Smoky Mountains National Park). There's much more to do: brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Ole Smoky Tennessee Moonshine, get in on the family fun at Smoky Mountain Alpine Coaster, and kick your exploration up a notch at categoryPhrases.alias.some_of_the_top_local_zipline_courses_and_adventure_parks.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, use the Gatlinburg sightseeing planner.

Traveling by combination of bus, flight, and taxi from New York City to Gatlinburg takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and taxi; or drive. When traveling from New York City in May, plan for somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Gatlinburg: temperatures range from 30°C by day to 16°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 1st (Mon) so you can travel to Savannah.

Things to do in Gatlinburg

Outdoors Parks Adventure

Side Trips

Pigeon Forge, Great Smoky Mountains National Park, River Rafting & Tubing, Blue Ridge Pkwy, Bush's Beans Visitor Center
Find places to stay May 28 — Jun 1:
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Cades Cove ©
Cades Cove
Bush's Beans Visitor Center ©
Bush's Beans Visitor Center
Tennessee Homemade Wines ©
Tennessee Homemade Wines

4
nights
Savannah

Savannah ©
Georgia's oldest city, Savannah displays its colonial history proudly on every corner.
Popular historic sites such as Bonaventure Cemetery and Mickve Israel Temple are in your itinerary. Get a sense of the local culture at Fort Pulaski National Monument and Jekyll Island Historic District. Change things up with these side-trips from Savannah: Tybee Island Lighthouse Museum (in Tybee Island), Hilton Head (Dolphin & Whale Watching, Coligny Beach, &more) and Driftwood Beach (in Jekyll Island). The adventure continues: take an unorthodox tour of Olde Pink House, stroll around Forsyth Park, and explore the different monuments and memorials at Colonial Park Cemetery.

For ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Savannah trip app.

You can do a combination of taxi and flight from Gatlinburg to Savannah in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of car and bus. Traveling from Gatlinburg in June, expect a bit warmer with lows of 26°C in Savannah. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Fri) early enough to go by car to St. Augustine.

Things to do in Savannah

Outdoors Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Hilton Head, Tybee Island, Jekyll Island
Find places to stay Jun 1 — 5:
Highlights from your plan
Bonaventure Cemetery ©
Bonaventure Cemetery
Driftwood Beach ©
Driftwood Beach
Dolphin & Whale Watching

3
nights
St. Augustine, Florida

St. Augustine ©
St. We've included these beaches for you: St. Augustine Beach and Beach at Daytona Beach. Explore hidden gems such as St. Augustine Distillery and St. Augustine Alligator Farm Zoological Park. You'll find plenty of places to visit near St. Augustine: Fort Clinch State Park (in Fernandina Beach) and Ponce de Leon Inlet Lighthouse & Museum (in Ponce Inlet). It doesn't end there: take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral Basilica of St. Augustine and get engrossed in the history at St. Augustine Lighthouse & Maritime Museum, Inc..

To see other places to visit, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the St. Augustine trip itinerary planning tool.

You can drive from Savannah to St. Augustine in 3.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. In June, daytime highs in St. Augustine are 36°C, while nighttime lows are 26°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Mon) so you can travel to Key West.

Things to do in St. Augustine

Parks Historic Sites Outdoors

Side Trips

Beach at Daytona Beach, Fort Clinch State Park, Ponce de Leon Inlet Lighthouse & Museum
Find places to stay Jun 5 — 8:
Highlights from your plan
St. Augustine Beach ©
St. Augustine Beach
Ponce de Leon Inlet Lighthouse & Museum ©
Ponce de Leon Inlet Lighthouse & Museum

5
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.
Truman Little White House and Mel Fisher Maritime Heritage Museum will appeal to museum buffs. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Fort Zachary Taylor and Bahia Honda State Park. Explore Key West's surroundings by going to Dolphin Research Center (in Grassy Key) and Marathon (Sombrero Beach & The Turtle Hospital). There's much more to do: pause for some serene contemplation at Saint Mary Star of the Sea, explore and take pictures at The Overseas Highway, enjoy the sea views from Key West Lighthouse and Keeper's Quarters Museum, and see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

For photos, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Key West road trip planner.

Traveling by combination of car and flight from St. Augustine to Key West takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. Traveling from St. Augustine in June, Key West is a bit warmer at night with lows of 30°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Santa Fe.

Things to do in Key West

Outdoors Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

Marathon, Bahia Honda State Park
Find places to stay Jun 8 — 13:
Highlights from your plan
Truman Little White House ©
Truman Little White House
Fort Zachary Taylor ©
Fort Zachary Taylor
Dolphin Research Center ©
Dolphin Research Center

2
nights
Santa Fe

Santa Fe ©
Santa Fe continuously ranks among the world's top holiday destinations, attracting visitors with its unusual combination of scenic beauty, rich history, cultural diversity, and high concentration of performing arts venues, fine restaurants, and interesting attractions.
Kick off your visit on the 14th (Sun): take in the architecture and atmosphere at The Cathedral Basilica of St. Francis of Assisi, get to know the fascinating history of Canyon Road, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Loretto Chapel, then admire the masterpieces at Georgia O'Keeffe Museum, and finally contemplate the long history of Santa Fe Plaza. Keep things going the next day: examine the collection at Palace of the Governors, then explore the striking landscape at Kasha-Katuwe Tent Rocks National Monument, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Canyon Trail.

For where to stay, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Santa Fe journey planning tool.

You can fly from Key West to Santa Fe in 8 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and shuttle; or drive. Traveling from Key West to Santa Fe, you'll gain 2 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Key West in June, expect colder with lows of 15°C in Santa Fe. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Mon) early enough to travel to Sedona.

Things to do in Santa Fe

Historic Sites Parks Outdoors

Side Trip

Cochiti Pueblo
Find places to stay Jun 13 — 15:
Highlights from your plan
The Cathedral Basilica of St. Francis of Assisi ©
Canyon Road ©
Canyon Road
Loretto Chapel ©
Loretto Chapel

4
nights
Sedona

Sedona ©
Despite its relatively small size, Sedona overflows with tourist appeal.
Take a break from the city and head to Cathedral Rock and Devil's Bridge Trail. Discover out-of-the-way places like Bell Rock and Red Rock Scenic Byway (SR 179). Take a break from Sedona with a short trip to Painted Desert in Petrified Forest National Park, about 1h 10 min away. And it doesn't end there: hike along Airport Mesa, relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, and explore the stunning scenery at Oak Creek Canyon.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Sedona travel website.

Do a combination of flight and shuttle from Santa Fe to Sedona in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of shuttle, flight, and taxi; or drive. Traveling from Santa Fe in June, expect somewhat warmer with lows of 23°C in Sedona. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Fri) early enough to travel to Kailua-Kona.

Things to do in Sedona

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trip

Painted Desert
Find places to stay Jun 15 — 19:
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Painted Desert ©
Painted Desert
Cathedral Rock ©
Cathedral Rock
Oak Creek Canyon ©
Oak Creek Canyon

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nights
Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii

Kailua-Kona ©
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.
Relax by the water at Papakōlea Green Sand Beach and Hapuna Beach State Recreation Area. Step off the beaten path and head to Akaka Falls State Park and Punalu‘U Beach. Get out of town with these interesting Kailua-Kona side-trips: Pu'uhonua O Honaunau National Historical Park (in Honaunau) and Hilo (Rainbow Falls & Liliuokalani Gardens). There's much more to do: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mauna Kea, take a memorable tour with Tours, and see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour.

To find ratings, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Kailua-Kona tour builder app.

Do a combination of bus and flight from Sedona to Kailua-Kona in 12 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi, flight, and bus; or do a combination of bus and flight. The time zone changes from Mountain Standard Time to Hawaii Standard Time, which is usually a -3 hour difference. When traveling from Sedona in June, plan for a bit cooler days and somewhat warmer nights in Kailua-Kona: temperatures range from 34°C by day to 27°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Tue) so you can travel to Honolulu.

Things to do in Kailua-Kona

Outdoors Parks Nature

Side Trips

Hilo, Punalu‘U Beach, Pu'uhonua O Honaunau National Historical Park, Hapuna Beach State Recreation Area, Papakōlea Green Sand Beach
Find places to stay Jun 19 — 23:
Highlights from your plan
Akaka Falls State Park ©
Akaka Falls State Park
Punalu‘U Beach ©
Punalu‘U Beach
Hapuna Beach State Recreation Area ©
Hapuna Beach State Recreation Area

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nights
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.
Museum-lovers will get to explore Iolani Palace and USS Bowfin Submarine Museum & Park. Take a break from the city and head to Shark Diving and Pu’u O Mahuka Heiau State Monument. Venture out of the city with trips to Byodo-In Temple (in Kaneohe) and Kailua (Kailua Beach Park & Lanikai Beach). There's still lots to do: make a trip to Battleship Missouri Memorial, trek along Diamond Head State Monument, see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour, and stroll the grounds of National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific.

To find reviews, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, go to the Honolulu online trip itinerary builder.

Getting from Kailua-Kona to Honolulu by combination of bus and flight takes about 4 hours. Other options: fly. In June, daytime highs in Honolulu are 35°C, while nighttime lows are 27°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 27th (Sat) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Honolulu

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Kailua, Shark Diving, Byodo-In Temple, Pu’u O Mahuka Heiau State Monument
Find places to stay Jun 23 — 27:
Highlights from your plan
Battleship Missouri Memorial ©
Battleship Missouri Memorial
Shark Diving
Kailua Beach Park ©
Kailua Beach Park

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