31 days in North America Itinerary

31 days in North America Itinerary

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Cabo San Lucas, Mexico
— 2 nights
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Sedona, United States
— 3 nights
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Zion National Park, United States
— 3 nights
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Hilo, United States
— 2 nights
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Lahaina, United States
— 4 nights
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Honolulu, United States
— 4 nights
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Yosemite National Park, United States
— 5 nights
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Hilton Head, United States
— 2 nights
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Pigeon Forge, United States
— 2 nights
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New York City, United States
— 3 nights

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Cabo San Lucas, Mexico

Cabo San Lucas ©
One of Mexico's premier vacation spots, Cabo San Lucas lures pleasure seekers with its trendy restaurant scene, raucous nightlife, and, of course, picture-perfect beaches.
Start off your visit on the 1st (Thu): see Off-Road Tours and then head outdoors with Outdoor Activities. Here are some ideas for day two: relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, take in the waterfront activity at Marina Cabo San Lucas, and then explore the striking landscape at El Arco de Cabo San Lucas.

For where to stay, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Cabo San Lucas trip itinerary planning app.

New York City, USA to Cabo San Lucas is an approximately 9.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference when traveling from New York City to Cabo San Lucas is minus 2 hours. In October, Cabo San Lucas is a bit warmer than New York City - with highs of 87°F and lows of 75°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 3rd (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Sedona.

Things to do in Cabo San Lucas

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Tours
Highlights from your plan
El Arco de Cabo San Lucas ©
El Arco de Cabo San Lucas
Off-Road Tours
Cabo Dolphins by Cabo Adventures ©
Cabo Dolphins by Cabo Adventures

3
nights
Sedona, United States

Sedona ©

Red Rock Country

Despite its relatively small size, Sedona overflows with tourist appeal.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Cathedral Rock and West Fork Oak Creek Trail. Family-friendly places like Red Rock Scenic Byway (SR 179) and Boynton Canyon Trail will thrill your kids. There's much more to do: hike along Airport Mesa, indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, stroll through Devil's Bridge Trail, and identify plant and animal life at Red Rock State Park.

To find other places to visit, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Sedona itinerary builder.

Traveling by flight from Cabo San Lucas to Sedona takes 8.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Cabo San Lucas in October, you will find days in Sedona are a bit cooler (77°F), and nights are cooler (55°F). Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Zion National Park.

Things to do in Sedona

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Trails
Highlights from your plan
Red Rock Scenic Byway (SR 179) ©
Red Rock Scenic Byway (SR 179)
Cathedral Rock ©
Cathedral Rock
Broken Arrow Trail ©
Broken Arrow Trail

3
nights
Zion National Park, United States

Zion National Park ©
Towering cliffs of red, white, and pink Navajo sandstone, stream-carved slot canyons, and big blue sky all characterize Zion National Park.
Kids will appreciate attractions like Zion National Park and Zion's Main Canyon. You'll discover tucked-away gems like The Narrows and Zion Shuttle. There's more to do: stroll through Angel's Landing and cruise along Zion Canyon Scenic Drive.

To find more things to do, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Zion National Park trip planner.

You can drive from Sedona to Zion National Park in 6.5 hours. Other options are to fly; or do a combination of bus and taxi. Expect a bit cooler evenings in Zion National Park when traveling from Sedona in October, with lows around 36°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 9th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Hilo.

Things to do in Zion National Park

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Trails
Highlights from your plan
Zion National Park ©
Zion National Park
The Narrows ©
The Narrows
Angel's Landing ©
Angel's Landing

2
nights
Hilo, United States

Hilo ©

America's Wettest City

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 10th (Sat), kick your exploration up a notch at Umauma Falls Zipline & Rappel Experience, then admire the sheer force of Akaka Falls State Park, and then admire the natural beauty at Hawaii Tropical Botanical Garden. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: admire the sheer force of Rainbow Falls, make a trip to Saddle Road, take an unforgettable tour with a helicopter tour, then admire the natural beauty at Liliuokalani Gardens, and finally hike along Kilauea Iki Trailhead.

To see photos, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, read Hilo trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Zion National Park to Hilo takes 12 hours. The time zone difference moving from Mountain Standard Time (MST) to Hawaii-Aleutian Standard Time (HST) is minus 3 hours. Traveling from Zion National Park in October, you will find days in Hilo are somewhat warmer (84°F), and nights are warmer (70°F). Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Sun) early enough to travel to Lahaina.

Things to do in Hilo

Outdoors · Parks · Tours · Nature

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Umauma Falls Zipline & Rappel Experience ©
Umauma Falls Zipline & Rappel Experience
Kilauea Iki Trailhead ©
Kilauea Iki Trailhead
Akaka Falls State Park ©
Akaka Falls State Park

4
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Lahaina, United States

Lahaina ©

Crown Jewel of Maui

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.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Haleakala Crater and Ho'okipa Beach Park. Attractions like Zipline and Kapalua Coastal Trail make great kid-friendly stops. Explore Lahaina's surroundings by going to Maui Pineapple Tours (in Makawao), Wailea Beach (in Wailea) and Helicopter Tours (in Kahului). There's still lots to do: fly like a bird with a parasailing or paragliding tour, walk around Lahaina Banyan Court, kick back and relax at Kapalua Beach, and wander the streets of Lahaina Front Street.

To find reviews, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Lahaina trip planner.

You can fly from Hilo to Lahaina in 3.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 84°F in October, and nighttime lows around 73°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Thu) so you can travel to Honolulu.

Things to do in Lahaina

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Tours

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Haleakala Crater ©
Haleakala Crater
Parasailing & Paragliding
Kamaole Beach Park II ©
Kamaole Beach Park II

4
nights
Honolulu, United States

Big Pineapple

In many ways much more Asian than American, Honolulu is Hawaii's largest city and its center of government, transportation, commerce, and tourism.
Bring the kids along to Swim with Dolphins and USS Arizona Memorial. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Koko Crater Railway Trail and Helicopter Tours. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Honolulu: Byodo-In Temple (in Kaneohe) and Polynesian Cultural Center (in Laie). The adventure continues: contemplate the long history of Battleship Missouri Memorial, stroll the grounds of National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, let your taste buds guide you at a local gastronomic tour, and take in the pleasant sights at Diamond Head State Monument.

For other places to visit, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Honolulu trip maker website.

Fly from Lahaina to Honolulu in 3.5 hours. In October, plan for daily highs up to 87°F, and evening lows to 74°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Mon) early enough to travel to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in Honolulu

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Swim with Dolphins
Koko Crater Railway Trail ©
Koko Crater Railway Trail
Polynesian Cultural Center ©
Polynesian Cultural Center

5
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Yosemite National Park ©
Massive granite mountains, towering waterfalls, groves of Giant Sequoia trees, and wilderness as far as the eye can see distinguish the landscape of Yosemite National Park.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Glacier Point and Mariposa Grove. You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Half Dome and Yosemite Falls. There's still lots to do: cruise along Tioga Pass, take in the dramatic natural features at El Capitan, take some stellar pictures from Yosemite, Tunnel View, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Yosemite Valley Loop Trail.

To see more things to do, maps, photos, and other tourist information, read Yosemite National Park online journey planner.

Do a combination of flight and bus from Honolulu to Yosemite National Park in 13.5 hours. Traveling from Honolulu to Yosemite National Park, you'll lose 2 hours due to the time zone difference. Prepare for much colder weather when traveling from Honolulu in October: high temperatures in Yosemite National Park hover around 66°F and lows are around 28°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Sat) early enough to travel to Hilton Head.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Trails
Highlights from your plan
Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
El Capitan ©
El Capitan
Tioga Pass ©
Tioga Pass

2
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Hilton Head, United States

Hilton Head ©
A Hilton Head vacation may be heaven for a golfer, but the area also offers all kinds of other options for sports fans.
On the 25th (Sun), relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Coligny Beach, and finally hike along Hilton Head Island Bike Trails. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 26th (Mon): take in the waterfront activity at Shelter Cove Harbour & Marina, take a memorable tour with ZipLine Hilton Head, and then see the interesting displays at Coastal Discovery Museum.

To see maps, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Hilton Head trip itinerary maker website.

You can do a combination of bus and flight from Yosemite National Park to Hilton Head in 14.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. The time zone difference moving from Pacific Standard Time (PST) to Eastern Standard Time (EST) is 3 hours. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Yosemite National Park in October: highs in Hilton Head hover around 78°F, while lows dip to 62°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Mon) early enough to travel to Pigeon Forge.

Things to do in Hilton Head

Outdoors · Parks · Wildlife · Tours
Highlights from your plan
ZipLine Hilton Head ©
ZipLine Hilton Head
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Hilton Head Island Bike Trails ©
Hilton Head Island Bike Trails

2
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Pigeon Forge, United States

Pigeon Forge ©

Center of Fun in the Smokies

A tiny town with big tourist appeal, Pigeon Forge bills itself as the "Center of Fun in the Smokies." Just a short drive from the national park protecting the diverse plant and animal life of the Great Smoky Mountains, the town features numerous places to visit, such as bars, restaurants, cafes, theaters, and shops.
On the 27th (Tue), look for all kinds of wild species at Roaring Fork, whizz through the canopy at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks, tour the pleasant surroundings at Roaring Fork Motor Nature Trail, then take in panoramic vistas at Gatlinburg SkyLift Park, and finally admire the natural beauty at Parrot Mountain & Gardens. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 28th (Wed): take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount LeConte, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Clingmans Dome, stroll around Metcalf Bottoms Picnic Area, then find something for the whole family at The Coaster at Goats on the Roof, then find something for the whole family at Smoky Mountain Alpine Coaster, and finally experience the excitement of Rocky Top Mountain Coaster.

For where to stay, ratings, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Pigeon Forge trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Hilton Head to Pigeon Forge takes 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and car. Traveling from Hilton Head in October, Pigeon Forge is slightly colder at night with lows of 51°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Wed) so you can travel to New York City.

Things to do in Pigeon Forge

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Theme Parks

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Roaring Fork ©
Roaring Fork
Clingmans Dome ©
Clingmans Dome
Roaring Fork Motor Nature Trail ©
Roaring Fork Motor Nature Trail

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New York City, United States

New York City ©

Big Apple

Writer Pearl Buck once called New York City “a place apart,” and this giant urban center remains unlike any other in the world.
Kids will appreciate attractions like Central Park and Statue of Liberty National Monument. You'll discover tucked-away gems like New York Public Library and St. Patrick's Cathedral. Next up on the itinerary: take in panoramic vistas at Empire State Building, go for a walk through The High Line, admire the striking features of Rockefeller Center, and make a trip to Times Square.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our New York City online trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Pigeon Forge to New York City takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi and bus. Traveling from Pigeon Forge in October, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in New York City, with lows of 57°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Sat) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in New York City

Highlights from your plan
Central Park ©
Central Park
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
New York Public Library ©
New York Public Library

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