53 days in United States Itinerary

53 days in United States Itinerary

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53 days in United States Itinerary

Lisbon
Fly:  15​h 45​min
St. Augustine
— 5 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
Savannah
— 3 nights
Fly:  13​h 30​min
Honolulu, Oahu
— 5 nights
Fly + taxi:  2​h 45​min
Poipu, Kauai
— 5 nights
taxi + Fly + taxi:  1​h 45​min
Kihei, Maui
— 5 nights
taxi + Fly:  1​h 15​min
Hilo, Island of Hawaii
— 6 nights
Drive:  2​h
Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii
— 5 nights
Fly + bus:  11​h 15​min
Sedona
— 4 nights
bus + Fly + taxi:  9​h 30​min
Sanibel Island
— 5 nights
taxi + Fly:  2​h 45​min
Key West
— 5 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
Marathon
— 3 nights
shuttle + Fly:  13​h
Lisbon

4
days
St. Augustine

St. Augustine ©
St. Take a break from the city and head to Ponce de Leon Inlet Lighthouse & Museum and St. Augustine Beach. Visit Stetson Mansion and Castillo de San Marcos for their historical value. Take a break from St. Augustine with a short trip to Beach at Daytona Beach in Daytona Beach, about 1h 20 min away. There's lots more to do: visit a coastal fixture at St. Augustine Lighthouse & Maritime Museum, sample the fine beverages at St. Augustine Distillery, don't miss a visit to St. George Street, and explore and take pictures at Flagler College.

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Lisbon, Portugal to St. Augustine is an approximately 16-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 5 hours traveling from Lisbon to St. Augustine. January in St. Augustine sees daily highs of 20°C and lows of 9°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Fri) so you can drive to Savannah.

Things to do in St. Augustine

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Ponce de Leon Inlet Lighthouse & Museum, Stetson Mansion, Beach at Daytona Beach
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Beach at Daytona Beach ©
Beach at Daytona Beach
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Stetson Mansion

3
days
Savannah

Savannah ©
Savannah is the oldest city in the U.S.
Take a break from the city and head to The Center for Wildlife Education at Georgia Southern University and Tybee Island Beach. Discover out-of-the-way places like Fort Pulaski National Monument and Guido Gardens. There's much more to do: take a stroll through Savannah Historic District, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at The Cathedral of St. John the Baptist, make a trip to River street Savannah, and explore the different monuments and memorials at Bonaventure Cemetery.

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You can drive from St. Augustine to Savannah in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from St. Augustine in January, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be little chillier in Savannah, with lows of 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Mon) early enough to travel to Honolulu.

Things to do in Savannah

Parks Historic Sites Outdoors

Side Trips

Tybee Island, The Center for Wildlife Education at Georgia Southern University, Guido Gardens
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Guido Gardens ©
Guido Gardens
Fort Pulaski National Monument ©
Fort Pulaski National Monument
Tybee Island Beach ©
Tybee Island Beach

5
days
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.
Your itinerary includes some good beach time at Kailua Beach Park and Kokololio Beach Park. Do some cultural sightseeing at Makapuu Lighthouse Trail and National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific. Explore Honolulu's surroundings by going to Lanikai Beach (in Kailua) and Banzai Pipeline (in Pupukea). There's much more to do: kick back and relax at Hanauma Bay Nature Preserve, browse the exhibits of Iolani Palace, discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour, and don't miss a visit to Battleship Missouri Memorial.

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Traveling by flight from Savannah to Honolulu takes 13.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of bus and flight. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Hawaii Standard Time (HST), which is usually a -5 hour difference. When traveling from Savannah in January, plan for a bit warmer days and much hotter nights in Honolulu: temperatures range from 31°C by day to 22°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Poipu.

Things to do in Honolulu

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Kailua, Kokololio Beach Park, Banzai Pipeline
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Banzai Pipeline ©
Banzai Pipeline
Kailua Beach Park ©
Kailua Beach Park
Lanikai Beach ©
Lanikai Beach

5
days
Poipu, Kauai

Poipū is a census-designated place in Kauai County on the southern side of the island of Kauai in the U.S. Get in touch with nature at Kauai Coffee Company and Poipu Beach Park. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Kauai's Hindu Monastery - Saiva Siddhanta Church Headquarters and Waioli Huiia Church. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Poipu: Na Pali Coast State Park (in Wainiha), Waimea Canyon State Park (in Waimea) and Kayaking & Canoeing (in Kapaa). Spend the 22nd (Mon) observing fascinating marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour. The adventure continues: stroll through Makawehi Bluff, take in the dramatic natural features at Spouting Horn, see the world from above with a helicopter tour, and explore and take pictures at Hanalei Valley Lookout.

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Traveling by combination of flight and taxi from Honolulu to Poipu takes 3 hours. Expect a daytime high around 30°C in January, and nighttime lows around 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Kihei.

Things to do in Poipu

Outdoors Tours Parks

Side Trips

Hanalei, Kapaa, Na Pali Coast State Park, Waimea Canyon State Park, Kauai Coffee Company
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Dolphin & Whale Watching
Kauai Coffee Company
Kauai Coffee Company
Makawehi Bluff ©
Makawehi Bluff

5
days
Kihei, Maui

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.
Get in touch with nature at Keawakapu Beach and Ho'okipa Beach Park. Visit Ulua Beach and Ka'anapali Beach for some beach relaxation. Change things up with these side-trips from Kihei: Haleakala Crater (in Haleakala National Park) and Lahaina (Dolphin & Whale Watching, Lahaina Front Street, & more). There's still lots to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Wailea Beach, discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour, and see the world from above with a helicopter tour.

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Do a combination of taxi and flight from Poipu to Kihei in 2 hours. In January in Kihei, expect temperatures between 32°C during the day and 20°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Tue) early enough to travel to Hilo.

Things to do in Kihei

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Lahaina, Wailea, Helicopter Tours, Haleakala Crater, Ho'okipa Beach Park
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Dolphin & Whale Watching
Wailea Beach ©
Wailea Beach
Napili Beach ©
Napili Beach

5
days
Hilo, Island of Hawaii

Hilo ©
One of the island of Hawaii's major towns, Hilo contains a mix of Asian and Polynesian cultures and is known for its proximity to a national park encompassing two active volcanoes.
Visiting Zipline and Kīlauea will get you outdoors. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Jagger Museum and Volcano Winery. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Hilo: Laupahoehoe Beach Park (in Laupahoehoe) and Hawaii Volcanoes National Park (Kilauea Iki Trailhead, Pu'u Huluhulu trail, & more). There's lots more to do: admire the natural beauty at Hawaii Tropical Botanical Garden, see the world from above with a helicopter tour, contemplate the waterfront views at Onomea Bay, and admire the sheer force of Akaka Falls State Park.

To find other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, read Hilo trip planner .

You can do a combination of taxi and flight from Kihei to Hilo in 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 30°C in January, and nighttime lows around 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Kailua-Kona.

Things to do in Hilo

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Hawaii Volcanoes National Park, Volcano, Hawaii Tropical Botanical Garden, Zipline, Laupahoehoe Beach Park
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Akaka Falls State Park ©
Akaka Falls State Park
Zipline
Jagger Museum ©
Jagger Museum

5
days
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.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Pu'uhonua O Honaunau National Historical Park and Hapuna Beach State Recreation Area. You'll get in some beach time at Honaunau Bay and Kahaluu Beach. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Kailua-Kona: Stand-Up Paddleboarding (in Puako) and The Painted Church (in Honaunau). And it doesn't end there: relax in the rural setting at Hula Daddy Kona Coffee, get engrossed in the history at Kona Coffee Living History Farm, identify plant and animal life at Living Ocean Adventures, and get close to the beloved marine mammals with a swim-with-the-dolphins experience.

For photos, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Kailua-Kona itinerary planner.

You can drive from Hilo to Kailua-Kona in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In February in Kailua-Kona, expect temperatures between 32°C during the day and 24°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sat) so you can travel to Sedona.

Things to do in Kailua-Kona

Outdoors Parks Nature

Side Trips

Honaunau, Puako, Kahaluu Beach, Hula Daddy Kona Coffee, Kona Coffee Living History Farm
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Swim with Dolphins
Hapuna Beach State Recreation Area ©
Hula Daddy Kona Coffee ©
Hula Daddy Kona Coffee

3
days
Sedona

Sedona ©
Despite its relatively small size, Sedona overflows with tourist appeal.
Montezuma Castle National Monument and Chapel of the Holy Cross will appeal to history buffs. Step out of the city life by going to V-Bar-V Heritage Site and Cathedral Rock. And it doesn't end there: explore the stunning scenery at Oak Creek Canyon, cruise along Red Rock Scenic Byway (SR 179), and take in the dramatic natural features at Bell Rock.

To find where to stay, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Sedona trip itinerary planner.

Getting from Kailua-Kona to Sedona by combination of flight and bus takes about 11.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and taxi; or do a combination of bus, flight, and taxi. The time zone changes from Hawaii Standard Time (HST) to Mountain Standard Time (MST), which is usually a 3 hour difference. Plan for much colder temperatures traveling from Kailua-Kona in February, with highs in Sedona at 19°C and lows at 5°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Wed) so you can travel to Sanibel Island.

Things to do in Sedona

Parks Nature Scenic Drive

Side Trips

V-Bar-V Heritage Site, Montezuma Castle National Monument
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Cathedral Rock ©
Cathedral Rock
Montezuma Castle National Monument ©
Montezuma Castle National Monument
V-Bar-V Heritage Site ©
V-Bar-V Heritage Site

5
days
Sanibel Island

Sanibel Island ©
You'll get in some beach time at Captiva Beach and Blind Pass Beach Park. Explore hidden gems such as Barefoot Beach Preserve and Bowman's Beach. Get out of town with these interesting Sanibel Island side-trips: Fort Myers Beach (Fort Myers Beach & Lovers Key State Park).

To see more things to do, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Sanibel Island holiday planning website .

Traveling by combination of bus, flight, and taxi from Sedona to Sanibel Island takes 9.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, flight, and taxi; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Sedona to Sanibel Island is 2 hours. In February, Sanibel Island is a bit warmer than Sedona - with highs of 30°C and lows of 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Key West.

Things to do in Sanibel Island

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Fort Myers Beach, Captiva Beach, Barefoot Beach Preserve
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Bowman's Beach ©
Bowman's Beach
Captiva Beach ©
Captiva Beach
Barefoot Beach Preserve ©
Barefoot Beach Preserve

5
days
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.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like The Basilica School of Saint Mary Star of the Sea and Audubon House & Tropical Gardens. Visit Key West Garden Club and Fort Zachary Taylor for their historical value. Spend the 21st (Wed) exploring nature at Dry Tortugas National Park. The adventure continues: glide peacefully along the water with some of the best stand-up paddleboarding in the area, get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, get engrossed in the history at Truman Little White House, and get interesting insight from Tours.

To see other places to visit, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, read Key West online attractions planner .

Do a combination of taxi and flight from Sanibel Island to Key West in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and ferry; or drive. Traveling from Sanibel Island in February, expect somewhat warmer with lows of 23°C in Key West. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Marathon.

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Fort Zachary Taylor ©
Fort Zachary Taylor
Stand-Up Paddleboarding

3
days
Marathon

Marathon
A tiny city just 16 km (10 mi) long, Marathon is spread across several islands in the middle of the Florida Keys.
Relax by the water at Sunset Park Beach and Sombrero Beach. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Dolphin Research Center and National Key Deer Refuge. Change things up with a short trip to Robbie's of Islamorada in Islamorada (about 44 minutes away). There's more to do: look for all kinds of wild species at Crane Point Museum & Nature Center and immerse yourself in nature at Bahia Honda State Park.

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Traveling by car from Key West to Marathon takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. February in Marathon sees daily highs of 30°C and lows of 22°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Marathon

Parks Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trips

Big Pine Key, Robbie's of Islamorada, Sunset Park Beach
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The Turtle Hospital
The Turtle Hospital
Dolphin Research Center ©
Dolphin Research Center
Crane Point Museum & Nature Center ©

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