20 days in United States Itinerary

20 days in United States Itinerary

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20 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Minneapolis
Fly:  9​h 30​min
1
Honolulu, Oahu
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 15​min
2
Lahaina, Maui
— 3 nights
bus + Fly:  3​h 15​min
3
Hilo, Island of Hawaii
— 1 night
Fly:  13​h
4
New Orleans
— 1 night
Fly:  6​h 30​min
5
Key West
— 2 nights
bus:  1​h 15​min
6
Marathon
— 3 nights
+2
shuttle + Fly + Drive:  6​h 15​min
7
St. Augustine
— 1 night
8
Savannah
— 3 nights
Fly:  5​h 15​min
End: Minneapolis

2
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.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like USS Arizona Memorial and Iolani Palace. Get some historical perspective at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific and Battleship Missouri Memorial. Get out of town with these interesting Honolulu side-trips: Polynesian Cultural Center (in Laie) and Swim with Dolphins (in Waianae).

For more things to do, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Honolulu online tour itinerary maker .

Minneapolis to Honolulu is an approximately 9.5-hour flight. The time zone changes from Central Standard Time to Hawaii Standard Time, which is usually a -4 hour difference. In April, Honolulu is much warmer than Minneapolis - with highs of 83°F and lows of 71°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Lahaina.

Things to do in Honolulu

Historic Sites Museums Shopping

Side Trips

Polynesian Cultural Center, Swim with Dolphins
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USS Arizona Memorial ©
USS Arizona Memorial
Swim with Dolphins

3
nights
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 Kahekili Beach Park and Kalepolepo Beach Park for some beach relaxation. Get in touch with nature at Stand-Up Paddleboarding and Zipline. Change things up with a short trip to Scuba & Snorkeling in Kihei (about 40 minutes away). Next up on the itinerary: kick back and relax at Napili Beach, get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour, and take a stroll through Lahaina Front Street.

To see maps, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Lahaina trip app .

Traveling by flight from Honolulu to Lahaina takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and ferry; or do a combination of flight and bus. In April, plan for daily highs up to 80°F, and evening lows to 69°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sat) so you can travel to Hilo.

Things to do in Lahaina

Outdoors Tours Wildlife

Side Trip

Kihei
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Napili Beach ©
Napili Beach
Zipline
Dolphin & Whale Watching

1
night
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.
On the 7th (Sun), kick back and relax at Carlsmith Beach Park, then take an unforgettable tour with a helicopter tour, then take in the dramatic scenery at Rainbow Falls, and finally admire the sheer force of Akaka Falls State Park.

For other places to visit, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Hilo driving holiday planning site .

You can do a combination of bus and flight from Lahaina to Hilo in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of bus and flight. In April, daytime highs in Hilo are 81°F, while nighttime lows are 67°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sun) so you can travel to New Orleans.

Things to do in Hilo

Parks Tours Nature
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Rainbow Falls ©
Rainbow Falls
Helicopter Tours

1
night
New Orleans

New Orleans ©
Known for its Creole cuisine, rich musical tradition, and nearby swamps and plantations, New Orleans is one of the nation's oldest cities.
On the 8th (Mon), take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Louis Cathedral, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Jackson Square, and then appreciate the extensive heritage of Garden District. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 9th (Tue): steep yourself in history at Laura Plantation: Louisiana's Creole Heritage Site, then brush up on your military savvy at The National WWII Museum, and then wander the streets of Royal Street.

For where to stay, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the New Orleans road trip site .

You can fly from Hilo to New Orleans in 13 hours. Another option is to do a combination of bus and flight. The time zone changes from Hawaii Standard Time (HST) to Central Standard Time (CST), which is usually a 4 hour difference. While traveling from Hilo, expect slightly colder days and about the same nights in New Orleans, ranging from highs of 71°F to lows of 71°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Key West.

Things to do in New Orleans

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Laura Plantation: Louisiana's Creole Heritage Site
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The National WWII Museum
The National WWII Museum
Garden District ©
Garden District

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.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Key West Cemetery and Truman Little White House. Escape the urban bustle at Scuba & Snorkeling and Dry Tortugas National Park. There's still lots to do: get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, admire all the interesting features of Fort Zachary Taylor, and cruise along The Overseas Highway.

To find ratings, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Key West visit planner .

Traveling by flight from New Orleans to Key West takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and shuttle; or drive. Traveling from New Orleans to Key West, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from New Orleans in April, expect nights in Key West to be about the same, around 74°F, while days are a bit warmer, around 83°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Fri) to allow time to take a bus to Marathon.

Things to do in Key West

Outdoors Nature Parks
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Dry Tortugas National Park ©
Dry Tortugas National Park
Waterskiing & Jetskiing
Scuba & Snorkeling

3
nights
Marathon

Marathon ©
A tiny city just 16 km (10 mi) long, Marathon is spread across several islands in the middle of the Florida Keys.
Step out of the city life by going to Scuba & Snorkeling and Dolphin Research Center. You'll get in some beach time at Sombrero Beach and Bahia Honda State Park. Step out of Marathon with an excursion to Fishing Charters & Tours in Islamorada--about 38 minutes away. It doesn't end there: identify plant and animal life at The Turtle Hospital and enjoy the sand and surf at Sunset Park Beach.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Marathon online trip builder .

You can take a bus from Key West to Marathon in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In April in Marathon, expect temperatures between 86°F during the day and 75°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Mon) early enough to travel to St. Augustine.

Things to do in Marathon

Outdoors Wildlife Parks

Side Trips

Islamorada, Bahia Honda State Park, Sunset Park Beach
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The Turtle Hospital ©
The Turtle Hospital
Fishing Charters & Tours
Dolphin Research Center ©
Dolphin Research Center

1
night
St. Augustine

St. Augustine ©
SAINT AUGUSTINE | PONTE VEDRA on Florida's Historic Coast The Nation's oldest city (est. Start off your visit on the 16th (Tue): look for all kinds of wild species at St. Augustine Alligator Farm Zoological Park, explore the galleries of St. Augustine Lighthouse & Maritime Museum, Inc., and then kick back and relax at St. Augustine Beach. Keep things going the next day: tour the pleasant surroundings at Crescent Beach Public Beach, stroll through Frank Butler County Park West, and then sample the fine beverages at St. Augustine Distillery.

To find reviews, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, use the St. Augustine route maker tool .

You can do a combination of shuttle, flight, and car from Marathon to St. Augustine in 6.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of shuttle, flight, and bus. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Marathon in April: high temperatures in St. Augustine hover around 78°F and lows are around 62°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Savannah.

Things to do in St. Augustine

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

Crescent Beach Public Beach
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St. Augustine Beach ©
St. Augustine Beach

3
nights
Savannah

Savannah ©
Georgia's oldest city, Savannah displays its colonial history proudly on every corner.
Get in touch with nature at Hilton Head Island Bike Trails and Coligny Beach. Get a sense of the local culture at Tybee Island Lighthouse Museum and Fort Pulaski National Monument. Get out of town with these interesting Savannah side-trips: Hilton Head (Dolphin & Whale Watching & Speed Boats Tours). And it doesn't end there: steep yourself in history at Olde Pink House, admire the landmark architecture of Historic Savannah Theatre, stroll through Forsyth Park, and stroll the grounds of Bonaventure Cemetery.

For more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, read Savannah attractions planning website .

Drive from St. Augustine to Savannah in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Traveling from St. Augustine in April, Savannah is a bit cooler at night with lows of 57°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Sat) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Savannah

Outdoors Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Hilton Head, Tybee Island
Find places to stay Apr 17 — 20:
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Fort Pulaski National Monument ©
Fort Pulaski National Monument
Coligny Beach ©
Coligny Beach
Hilton Head Island Bike Trails ©
Hilton Head Island Bike Trails

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