32 days in United States Itinerary

32 days in United States Itinerary

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1
Lahaina, Maui
— 3 nights
2
Honolulu, Oahu
— 3 nights
3
Seattle
— 1 night
4
New York City
— 4 nights
5
Miami Beach
— 3 nights
6
Las Vegas
— 3 nights
7
Grand Canyon National Park
— 5 nights
8
San Francisco
— 6 nights

3
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Lahaina, Maui

Lahaina ©
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.
Visit Wailea Beach and Kapalua Beach for some beach relaxation. Step out of the city life by going to Haleakala Crater and Hana Highway - Road to Hana. And it doesn't end there: take a memorable tour with Tours, kick back and relax at Ka'anapali Beach, and walk around Lahaina Banyan Court.

To find other places to visit, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Lahaina trip tool.

Auckland, New Zealand to Lahaina is an approximately 16-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Auckland to Lahaina is minus 22 hours. While traveling from Auckland, expect somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Lahaina, ranging from highs of °C to lows of °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Mon) early enough to travel to Honolulu.

Things to do in Lahaina

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Kapalua Beach, Wailea Beach, Hana Highway - Road to Hana, Haleakala Crater
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Wailea Beach ©
Wailea Beach
Haleakala Crater ©
Haleakala Crater
Scuba & Snorkeling

3
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.
Visit Kailua Beach Park and Sunset Beach Park for some beach relaxation. Museum-lovers will get to explore USS Arizona Memorial and USS Bowfin Submarine Museum & Park. Take a break from Honolulu with a short trip to Pu’u O Mahuka Heiau State Monument in Pupukea, about 56 minutes away. The adventure continues: tour the pleasant surroundings at Waikiki Beach and look for all kinds of wild species at Hanauma Bay Nature Preserve.

For other places to visit, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Honolulu trip builder website.

Traveling by flight from Lahaina to Honolulu takes 3.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around °C in December, and nighttime lows around °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Thu) early enough to travel to Seattle.

Things to do in Honolulu

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Sunset Beach Park, Pu’u O Mahuka Heiau State Monument, Kailua Beach Park
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Kailua Beach Park ©
Kailua Beach Park
USS Arizona Memorial ©
USS Arizona Memorial
Waikiki Beach ©
Waikiki Beach

1
night
Seattle

Seattle ©
Nicknamed the "Emerald City" because of its abundant evergreen trees, Seattle is the cultural and business center of the Pacific Northwest, as well as a popular holiday destination.
Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Fri): enjoy the sand and surf at Alki Beach, get a taste of the local shopping with Chihuly Garden and Glass, thentake in the exciting artwork at Glasshouse Studio, and finally wander the streets of Bellevue Square. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 4th (Sat): examine the collection at The Museum of Flight, explore the world behind art at Seattle Art Museum, and then wander the streets of Pike Place Market.

For other places to visit, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Seattle vacation maker website.

You can fly from Honolulu to Seattle in 8 hours. You'll lose 2 hours traveling from Honolulu to Seattle due to the time zone difference. Expect cooler temperatures when traveling from Honolulu in January; daily highs in Seattle reach °C and lows reach °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sat) so you can travel to New York City.

Things to do in Seattle

Museums Shopping Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Bellevue Square
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Chihuly Garden and Glass ©
Chihuly Garden and Glass
Pike Place Market ©
Pike Place Market
The Museum of Flight ©
The Museum of Flight

4
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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.
9/11 Memorial and St. Paul's Chapel will appeal to history buffs. Head to Fifth Avenue and Yunhong Chopsticksfor some retail therapy. There's lots more to do: make a trip to The Metropolitan Museum of Art, contemplate the long history of Ellis Island, appreciate the history behind Statue of Liberty National Monument, and get a new perspective on nature at American Museum of Natural History.

For other places to visit, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our New York City trip planning tool.

You can fly from Seattle to New York City in 9 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference moving from Pacific Standard Time (PST) to Eastern Standard Time (EST) is 3 hours. Traveling from Seattle in January, expect New York City to be slightly colder, temps between °C and °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Thu) so you can travel to Miami Beach.

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
9/11 Memorial ©
9/11 Memorial
Times Square ©
Times Square

3
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Miami Beach

Miami Beach ©
Separated by water from the neighboring city of Miami, Miami Beach sits on a barrier island between Biscayne Bay and the Atlantic Ocean.
Get some historical perspective at Lincoln Road and Art Deco Historic District. Step out of the city life by going to Shark Valley Visitor Center and Anhinga Trail. Change things up with these side-trips from Miami Beach: Florida Keys Visitor Center (in Key Largo), Florida Keys Wild Bird Rehabilitation Center (in Tavernier) and Everglades National Park (Pineland Trail & Nine Mile Pond Canoe Trail). There's more to do: kick back and relax at South Beach and examine the collection at Lock & Load Museum.

To see ratings, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Miami Beach online driving holiday planner.

You can fly from New York City to Miami Beach in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from New York City in January, expect Miami Beach to be much warmer, temps between °C and °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sun) so you can travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Miami Beach

Parks Wildlife Outdoors

Side Trips

Everglades National Park, Key Largo, Lock & Load Museum
Find places to stay Jan 9 — 12:
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Shark Valley Visitor Center ©
Shark Valley Visitor Center
Florida Keys Wild Bird Rehabilitation Center ©
Anhinga Trail ©
Anhinga Trail

3
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Las Vegas

Las Vegas ©
Nicknamed the "Entertainment Capital of the World," Las Vegas sits in the middle of a desert in the southern section of Nevada.
You'll explore and learn at The Mob Museum and The Neon Museum. Get in touch with nature at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area and Valley of Fire State Park. There's much more to do: shop like a local with The Strip, try your luck at Casino At The Venetian, and admire the local landmark of Fountains of Bellagio.

To see where to stay, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Las Vegas online journey builder.

Fly from Miami Beach to Las Vegas in 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Miami Beach to Las Vegas is minus 3 hours. Traveling from Miami Beach in January, expect nights in Las Vegas to be much colder, around °C, while days are a bit cooler, around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Wed) early enough to drive to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Parks Nature Shopping

Side Trip

Valley of Fire State Park
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The Strip ©
The Strip
Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area ©
Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area
The Mob Museum ©
The Mob Museum

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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.
Escape the urban bustle at Grand Canyon Village and South Kaibab Trail. There's much more to do: explore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon South Rim, get great views at Lipan Point, get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour, and trek along Bright Angel Trail.

To see where to stay, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, use the Grand Canyon National Park trip planner.

Drive from Las Vegas to Grand Canyon National Park in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or do a combination of flight and bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Las Vegas to Grand Canyon National Park. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from Las Vegas in January: highs in Grand Canyon National Park hover around °C, while lows dip to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Mon) so you can travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Outdoors Parks Trails
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Grand Canyon South Rim ©
Grand Canyon South Rim
Rim Trail ©
Rim Trail
Bright Angel Trail ©
Bright Angel Trail

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San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Head to Union Square and City Lights Booksellersfor some retail therapy. Visit Alcatraz Island and Filbert Street Stairs for their historical value. Change things up with these side-trips from San Francisco: Pride Mountain Vineyards (in St. Helena), B Cellars Vineyards and Winery (in Oakville) and Sapphire Hill Winery (in Healdsburg). There's lots more to do: contemplate the long history of Golden Gate Bridge, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Grace Cathedral, explore the galleries of SS Jeremiah O'Brien, and wander the streets of The Castro.

For where to stay, reviews, maps, and tourist information, go to the San Francisco route planning website.

You can do a combination of bus and flight from Grand Canyon National Park to San Francisco in 8.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of shuttle, bus, and subway. The time zone changes from Mountain Standard Time to Pacific Standard Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. When traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in January, plan for somewhat warmer days and warmer nights in San Francisco: temperatures range from °C by day to °C at night. You will leave for home on the 26th (Sun).

Things to do in San Francisco

Neighborhoods Historic Sites Shopping

Side Trips

Pride Mountain Vineyards, B Cellars Vineyards and Winery, Sapphire Hill Winery
Find places to stay Jan 20 — 26:
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Pride Mountain Vineyards ©
Pride Mountain Vineyards
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge

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