33 days in United States Itinerary

33 days in United States Itinerary

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Start: Edinburgh, Scotland
Fly:  13 h 15 min
1
Savannah
— 3 nights
Drive:  3 h 15 min
2
St. Augustine, Florida
— 4 nights
Drive + Fly:  5 h 45 min
3
Key West
— 3 nights
Fly:  3 h 15 min
4
Fort Lauderdale, Florida
— 3 nights
Fly + Taxi:  4 h 15 min
5
Gatlinburg
— 3 nights
+3
Taxi + Fly + Foot + Bus:  6 h 30 min
6
Memphis
— 1 night
+3
Bus + Foot + Fly + Shuttle:  8 h 45 min
7
Sedona
— 4 nights
+2
Bus + Fly + Bus:  11 h 45 min
8
Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii
— 3 nights
Bus + Fly:  4 h
9
Lahaina, Maui
— 3 nights
Fly:  3 h 15 min
10
Honolulu, Oahu
— 4 nights
Fly:  23 h 15 min
End: Edinburgh, Scotland

3
nights
Savannah

Savannah ©
Georgia's oldest city, Savannah displays its colonial history proudly on every corner.
You'll explore and learn at Tybee Island Lighthouse Museum and Old Fort Jackson. Get some cultural insight at Fort Pulaski National Monument and Bonaventure Cemetery. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Savannah: Hilton Head (Spas, Coligny Beach, &more). There's much more to do: get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour, walk around Forsyth Park, contemplate the long history of Savannah Historic District, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral of St. John the Baptist.

Quickly create a custom-made itinerary for Savannah using our trip planner.

Edinburgh, UK to Savannah is an approximately 13.5- hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of flight and bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 5 hours traveling from Edinburgh to Savannah. Traveling from Edinburgh in May, expect Savannah to be much warmer, temps between 33°C and 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to St. Augustine.

Things to do in Savannah

Historic Sites Outdoors Parks

Side Trips

Hilton Head, Tybee Island
Highlights from your plan
Coligny Beach ©
Coligny Beach
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Tybee Island Lighthouse Museum
Tybee Island Lighthouse Museum

4
nights
St. Augustine, Florida

St. Augustine ©
St. Ponce de Leon Inlet Lighthouse & Museum and Lightner Museum will appeal to museum buffs. Your inner history buff will appreciate Fort Matanzas National Monument and St. Augustine Lighthouse & Maritime Museum, Inc.. Step out of St. Augustine with an excursion to Beach at Daytona Beach in Daytona Beach--about 1h 10 min away. There's much more to do: take an in-depth tour of St. Augustine Pirate & Treasure Museum, take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral Basilica of St. Augustine, make a trip to St. George Street, and deepen your understanding at Flagler College.

For photos, ratings, maps, and tourist information, refer to the St. Augustine trip maker site.

Drive from Savannah to St. Augustine in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. In May, daytime highs in St. Augustine are 33°C, while nighttime lows are 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Wed) so you can travel to Key West.

Things to do in St. Augustine

Parks Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

Beach at Daytona Beach, Ponce de Leon Inlet Lighthouse & Museum
Highlights from your plan
St. Augustine Alligator Farm Zoological Park ©
St. Augustine Alligator Farm Zoological Park
St. Augustine Beach ©
St. Augustine Beach
Ponce de Leon Inlet Lighthouse & Museum ©
Ponce de Leon Inlet Lighthouse & Museum

3
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.
Escape the urban bustle at Bahia Honda State Park and Boat Tours & Water Sports. Popular historic sites such as Key West Lighthouse and Keeper's Quarters Museum and Truman Little White House are in your itinerary. When in Key West, make a side trip to see The Turtle Hospital in Marathon, approximately Marathon away. Spend the 22nd (Fri) exploring nature at Dry Tortugas National Park. The adventure continues: contemplate the long history of Fort Zachary Taylor and identify plant and animal life at Key West Butterfly & Nature Conservatory.

To see photos, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Key West trip planner.

Getting from St. Augustine to Key West by combination of car and flight takes about 6 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. Plan for somewhat warmer nights when traveling from St. Augustine in May since evenings lows in Key West dip to 29°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sat) so you can travel to Fort Lauderdale.

Things to do in Key West

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

The Turtle Hospital, Bahia Honda State Park
Highlights from your plan
Bahia Honda State Park ©
Bahia Honda State Park
Key West Lighthouse and Keeper's Quarters Museum ©
Dry Tortugas National Park ©
Dry Tortugas National Park

3
nights
Fort Lauderdale, Florida

Fort Lauderdale ©
Known as the "Venice of America" because of its extensive network of navigable waterways, Fort Lauderdale welcomes over 10 million annual visitors, most of them attracted by the city's popular beaches and marinas.
Get some cultural insight at Wynwood Walls and Art Deco Historic District. Visit Hollywood Beach and Fort Lauderdale Beach for some beach relaxation. Step out of Fort Lauderdale with an excursion to Shark Valley Visitor Center in Everglades National Park--about 1h 15 min away. There's still lots to do: browse the different shops at Sawgrass Mills.

To see more things to do, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, use the Fort Lauderdale online travel route planner.

Fly from Key West to Fort Lauderdale in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. In May, daily temperatures in Fort Lauderdale can reach 35°C, while at night they dip to 27°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Tue) early enough to travel to Gatlinburg.

Things to do in Fort Lauderdale

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Shark Valley Visitor Center, Sawgrass Mills, Art Deco Historic District, Hollywood Beach, Wynwood Walls
Highlights from your plan
Shark Valley Visitor Center ©
Shark Valley Visitor Center
Hollywood Beach ©
Hollywood Beach
Sawgrass Mills ©
Sawgrass Mills

3
nights
Gatlinburg

Gatlinburg ©
Nestled in the lush, wooded forests of the Great Smoky Mountains National Park, Gatlinburg is Tennessee’s premier mountain resort destination.
Get outdoors at Tuckaleechee Caverns and Cades Cove. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Tennessee Homemade Wines and Titanic Museum Attraction. Step out of Gatlinburg with an excursion to River Rafting & Tubing in Hartford--about 42 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Ole Smoky Tennessee Moonshine, get in on the family fun at Smoky Mountain Alpine Coaster, take in the waterfront at The Island in Pigeon Forge, and test your team's savvy at The Escape Game Pigeon Forge.

For ratings, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Gatlinburg road trip planner.

Getting from Fort Lauderdale to Gatlinburg by combination of flight and taxi takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of train, flight, and taxi; or drive. Traveling from Fort Lauderdale in May, things will get a bit cooler in Gatlinburg: highs are around 30°C and lows about 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Memphis.

Things to do in Gatlinburg

Tours Outdoors Adventure

Side Trips

Pigeon Forge, Tuckaleechee Caverns, River Rafting & Tubing, Cades Cove
Highlights from your plan
Tennessee Homemade Wines ©
Tennessee Homemade Wines
Tuckaleechee Caverns ©
Tuckaleechee Caverns
Cades Cove ©
Cades Cove

1
night
Memphis

Memphis ©
The largest city on the Mississippi River, Memphis bills itself as both the "Birthplace of Rock" and "Home of the Blues." With such a rich musical heritage, it shouldn't come as a surprise that Elvis Presley chose to live in Memphis during his later years.
Start off your visit on the 30th (Sat): examine the collection at Stax Museum of American Soul Music, then examine the collection at National Civil Rights Museum - Lorraine Motel, and then steep yourself in history at Sun Studio.

To see maps, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Memphis visit planner.

You can do a combination of taxi, flight, and bus from Gatlinburg to Memphis in 6.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of car and bus. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time to Central Standard Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. May in Memphis sees daily highs of 31°C and lows of 19°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Sat) early enough to travel to Sedona.

Things to do in Memphis

Historic Sites Museums
Highlights from your plan
Stax Museum of American Soul Music ©
Stax Museum of American Soul Music
National Civil Rights Museum - Lorraine Motel ©
National Civil Rights Museum - Lorraine Motel
Sun Studio ©
Sun Studio

4
nights
Sedona

Sedona ©
Despite its relatively small size, Sedona overflows with tourist appeal.
Get outdoors at Devil's Bridge Trail and Airport Mesa. Your inner history buff will appreciate Montezuma Castle National Monument and Chapel of the Holy Cross. And it doesn't end there: take a memorable drive along Red Rock Scenic Byway (SR 179), take in the dramatic natural features at Cathedral Rock, explore the stunning scenery at Oak Creek Canyon, and indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas.

To find maps, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Sedona online tour itinerary planner.

You can do a combination of bus, flight, and shuttle from Memphis to Sedona in 9 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus, flight, and taxi; or drive. Traveling from Memphis to Sedona, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Expect a bit cooler evenings in Sedona when traveling from Memphis in May, with lows around 14°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Wed) early enough to travel to Kailua-Kona.

Things to do in Sedona

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trip

Montezuma Castle National Monument
Highlights from your plan
Oak Creek Canyon ©
Oak Creek Canyon
Montezuma Castle National Monument ©
Montezuma Castle National Monument
Devil's Bridge Trail ©
Devil's Bridge Trail

3
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 Punalu‘U Beach and Ka Lae. Get outdoors at Mauna Kea and Hawaii Tropical Botanical Garden. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Kailua-Kona: Pu'uhonua O Honaunau National Historical Park (in Honaunau), Hapuna Beach State Recreation Area (in Puako) and Akaka Falls State Park (in Hilo). There's still lots to do: get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports.

To find maps, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Kailua-Kona visit planner.

Getting from Sedona to Kailua-Kona by combination of bus and flight takes about 12 hours. Other options: do a combination of taxi, flight, and bus; or do a combination of bus and flight. You'll gain 3 hours traveling from Sedona to Kailua-Kona due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Sedona in June, plan for little chillier days in Kailua-Kona, with highs around 34°C, while nights are somewhat warmer with lows around 27°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Sat) early enough to travel to Lahaina.

Things to do in Kailua-Kona

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Pu'uhonua O Honaunau National Historical Park, Hawaii Tropical Botanical Garden, Punalu‘U Beach, Hapuna Beach State Recreation Area, Ka Lae
Highlights from your plan
Mauna Kea ©
Mauna Kea
Punalu‘U Beach ©
Punalu‘U Beach
Hapuna Beach State Recreation Area ©
Hapuna Beach State Recreation Area

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.
Step out of the city life by going to Wailea Beach and Zipline. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Napili Beach and Lahaina Front Street. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Lahaina: Scuba & Snorkeling (in Kihei) and Helicopter Tours (in Kahului). Next up on the itinerary: enjoy the sand and surf at Ka'anapali Beach and walk around Lahaina Banyan Court.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Lahaina trip planner.

You can do a combination of bus and flight from Kailua-Kona to Lahaina in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi, flight, and bus; or do a combination of bus and flight. In June in Lahaina, expect temperatures between 34°C during the day and 26°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Honolulu.

Things to do in Lahaina

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Scuba & Snorkeling, Wailea Beach, Helicopter Tours
Highlights from your plan
Wailea Beach ©
Wailea Beach
Napili Beach ©
Napili Beach
Scuba & Snorkeling

4
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 Makapuu Lighthouse Trail and USS Bowfin Submarine Museum & Park. National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific and Battleship Missouri Memorial will appeal to history buffs. Change things up with these side-trips from Honolulu: Byodo-In Temple (in Kaneohe), Shark Diving (in Haleiwa) and Kailua (Kailua Beach Park & Lanikai Beach). The adventure continues: steep yourself in history at Iolani Palace.

To find maps, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Honolulu travel route planning site.

You can fly from Lahaina to Honolulu in 3.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of ferry and flight; or do a combination of bus and flight. June in Honolulu sees daily highs of 35°C and lows of 27°C at night. You'll have a few hours on the 13th (Sat) to wrap things up before traveling home.

Things to do in Honolulu

Outdoors Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Kailua, Byodo-In Temple, Shark Diving
Highlights from your plan
Kailua Beach Park ©
Kailua Beach Park
Lanikai Beach ©
Lanikai Beach
Makapuu Lighthouse Trail ©
Makapuu Lighthouse Trail

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