14 days in United States Itinerary

14 days in United States Itinerary

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Honolulu, Oahu
— 3 nights
Hilo, Island of Hawaii
— 3 nights
Everglades National Park
— 2 nights
New York City
— 4 nights


Honolulu, Oahu — 3 nights

In many ways much more Asian than American, Honolulu is Hawaii's largest city and its center of government, transportation, commerce, and tourism.
Get outdoors at Waikiki Beach and Ehukai Beach Park. You'll get in some beach time at Kailua Beach Park and Sunset Beach Park. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Honolulu: Turtle Bay Beach (in Kahuku) and Pupukea (Pu’u O Mahuka Heiau State Monument & Banzai Pipeline). There's still lots to do: kick back and relax at Kualoa Regional Park.

To find traveler tips and more tourist information, use the Honolulu trip planner.

Mumbai, India to Honolulu is an approximately 25-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from India Standard Time (IST) to Hawaii-Aleutian Standard Time (HST) is minus 15.5 hours. While traveling from Mumbai, expect a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Honolulu, ranging from highs of 32°C to lows of 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Tue) to allow enough time to fly to Hilo.
Beaches · Parks · Outdoors · Wildlife
Side Trips

Hilo, Island of Hawaii — 3 nights

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.
Kick off your visit on the 14th (Wed): take in the dramatic scenery at Rainbow Falls, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Kipuka Puaulu (Bird Park) Trail, and then get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. Here are some ideas for day two: take in nature's colorful creations at Liliuokalani Gardens, take a memorable drive along Devastation Trail, then hike along Kilauea Iki Trailhead, and finally stroll through Sulphur Banks.

To see more things to do, photos, reviews, and tourist information, read our Hilo driving holiday planning tool.

Getting from Honolulu to Hilo by flight takes about 2.5 hours. In December, daily temperatures in Hilo can reach 31°C, while at night they dip to 21°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Fri) early enough to fly to Everglades National Park.
Outdoors · Parks · Trails · Wildlife
Side Trip

Everglades National Park — 2 nights

A vast expanse of pristine wetlands, Everglades National Park holds the distinction of being the largest tropical wilderness in the U.S. Overflow from Lake Okeechobee into the Florida Bay formed these wetlands, which are home to manatees, American crocodiles, Florida panthers, and an array of wading birds, land birds, and birds of prey.
On the 17th (Sat), explore the activities along Slough Slog and then identify plant and animal life at Shark Valley Visitor Center. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: identify plant and animal life at Mahogany Hammock, then contemplate the long history of Nike Missile Site HM-69, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Anhinga Trail, and finally trek along Gumbo Limbo Trail.

To see ratings, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, use the Everglades National Park trip site.

Traveling by flight from Hilo to Everglades National Park takes 13 hours. Traveling from Hilo to Everglades National Park, you'll lose 5 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Hilo in December, plan for a bit warmer nights in Everglades National Park, with lows around 25°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sun) to allow enough time to fly to New York City.
Parks · Trails · Wildlife · Outdoors

New York City — 4 nights

Writer Pearl Buck once called New York City “a place apart,” and this giant urban center remains unlike any other in the world.
New York City is known for sightseeing, museums, and nightlife. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: take in panoramic vistas at Empire State Building, get great views at Top of the Rock, don't miss a visit to Grand Central Terminal, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Patrick's Cathedral.

To see where to stay, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, refer to the New York City trip planner.

You can fly from Everglades National Park to New York City in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Plan for much colder temperatures traveling from Everglades National Park in December, with highs in New York City at 10°C and lows at 2°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Thu) to allow enough time to fly back home.
Parks · Museums · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods

United States travel guide

Specialty Museums · Historic Sites · Nightlife
More than the country of car-packed streets seen in TV shows and movies, the United States of America is a complex and diverse home to over 300 million people living in a wide range of landscapes and climates. From its big-city skyscrapers to its sprawling natural parks, the country's ''melting pot'' combines many ethnic groups that share a strong sense of national identity despite their cultural differences. A country of road trips and big blue skies, the United States harbors orderly cities filled with restaurants, parks, museums, and innumerable sightseeing opportunities, as well as pristine natural areas perfect for a holiday in the great outdoors. To see as much as you can of this diverse land quickly, drive over some of the more than 6 million km (4 million mi) of highways leading through deserts, mountain peaks, fertile fields, and giant urban centers.