16 days in United States Itinerary

16 days in United States Itinerary

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Hilo, Island of Hawaii
— 2 nights
Fly
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Sedona
— 2 nights
Bus to PHX Airport/44th St Stn, Fly to Kihei
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Kihei, Maui
— 1 night
Fly to Flagstaff, Bus to Grand Canyon National Park
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Grand Canyon National Park
— 2 nights
Bus to Flagstaff Amtrak, Fly to Moab
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Moab
— 2 nights
Fly
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Key Largo
— 1 day
Drive
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Islamorada
— 1 night
Drive
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Marathon
— 1 night
Drive
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Key West
— 1 night
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Hilo, Island of Hawaii — 2 nights

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.
Start off your visit on the 4th (Wed): step off the mainland to explore Coconut Island, take in nature's colorful creations at Liliuokalani Gardens, enjoy the sand and surf at Carlsmith Beach Park, then kick back and relax at Richardson Beach Park, then explore the fascinating underground world of Kaumana Caves Park, and finally admire the sheer force of Rainbow Falls. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 5th (Thu): take a memorable drive along Chain of Craters Rd, get impressive views of Kīlauea, then hike along Sulphur Banks, and finally explore the fascinating underground world of Kazumura Cave Tours.

To see photos, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Hilo trip maker site.

Washington DC to Hilo is an approximately 15-hour flight. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Hawaii-Aleutian Standard Time (HST), which is usually a -5 hour difference. In March, Hilo is warmer than Washington DC - with highs of 80°F and lows of 66°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Thu) to allow time to fly to Sedona.
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Sedona — 2 nights

Red Rock Country

Despite its relatively small size, Sedona overflows with tourist appeal.
On the 6th (Fri), stroll through Fay Canyon Trail, hike along Bear Mountain Trail, then take in the dramatic natural features at Soldier Pass, then trek along Brin's Mesa Trail, and finally tour the pleasant surroundings at Little Horse Trail. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the striking landscape at Snoopy Rock, then tour the pleasant surroundings at V-Bar-V Heritage Site, then contemplate the long history of Jerome State Historic Park, and finally immerse yourself in nature at Dead Horse Ranch State Park.

To see where to stay, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Sedona tour itinerary tool.

You can fly from Hilo to Sedona in 14 hours. The time zone difference when traveling from Hilo to Sedona is 3 hours. When traveling from Hilo in March, plan for slightly colder days and colder nights in Sedona: temperatures range from 67°F by day to 45°F at night. You will have some time to spend on the 8th (Sun) before leaving for Kihei.
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Kihei, Maui — 1 night

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.
On the 9th (Mon), soothe aching muscles at some of the top local wellness centers, discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour, pause for some serene contemplation at Saint Theresa Roman Catholic Church, enjoy the sand and surf at Kamaole Beach Park III, then stroll through Kamaole Beach Park II, and finally kick back and relax at Wailea Beach Path.

For maps, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Kihei online travel planner.

Getting from Sedona to Kihei by combination of bus and flight takes about 13 hours. Traveling from Sedona to Kihei, you'll gain 3 hours due to the time zone difference. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Sedona in March; daily highs in Kihei reach 82°F and lows reach 65°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Mon) so you can travel to Grand Canyon National Park.
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Grand Canyon National Park — 2 nights

The size, shape, and color of Grand Canyon National Park combine to leave an impression on visitors as deep as the canyon itself.
Step out of the city life by going to Grand Canyon South Rim and Shoshone Point. Explore hidden gems such as South Kaibab Trail and Moran Point. The adventure continues: see the interesting displays at Yavapai Geology Museum, take some stellar pictures from Navajo Point, explore the stunning scenery at Inner Canyon, and go for a walk through Pipe Creek Vista.

For photos, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Grand Canyon National Park online travel planner.

You can do a combination of flight and bus from Kihei to Grand Canyon National Park in 15 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of flight, taxi, and bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Kihei to Grand Canyon National Park is 3 hours. Traveling from Kihei in March, things will get colder in Grand Canyon National Park: highs are around 57°F and lows about 23°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Thu) early enough to travel to Moab.
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Moab — 2 nights

Red Desert

The gateway to Utah's popular canyon country, Moab sits engulfed in the middle of desert wilderness.
Kick off your visit on the 13th (Fri): explore the landscape on two wheels at Slickrock Bike Trail, trek along Moab Brand Trails, explore the striking landscape at Corona Arch, then take in breathtaking views at Lions Park, and finally trek along Grandstaff Canyon Trail. On the 14th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the striking landscape at Turret Arch, trek along Tunnel Arch, take in the dramatic natural features at Landscape Arch, take in the dramatic natural features at Fiery Furnace, then explore the striking landscape at Delicate Arch, and finally take in the dramatic natural features at Double Arch.

To find more things to do, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Moab itinerary builder site.

Getting from Grand Canyon National Park to Moab by combination of bus and flight takes about 9 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus, flight, and car; or do a combination of bus and car. Plan for a bit warmer nights when traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in March since evenings lows in Moab dip to 32°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sat) so you can fly to Key Largo.
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Key Largo — 1 day

Diving Capital of the World

The northernmost island of the Florida Keys, Key Largo provides stunning scenery, a number of watersports opportunities, and plenty of areas to relax on vacation.
Kick off your visit on the 15th (Sun): explore the gorgeous colors at Grecian Rocks, zoom along the surf with a waterskiing or jet-skiing adventure, then identify plant and animal life at Florida Keys Wild Bird Rehabilitation Center, and finally hike along Florida Keys Overseas Heritage Trail.

To find ratings, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Key Largo trip itinerary builder app.

Traveling by flight from Moab to Key Largo takes 9.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight; or drive. The time zone changes from Mountain Standard Time to Eastern Standard Time, which is usually a 2 hour difference. Traveling from Moab in March, expect nights in Key Largo to be much hotter, around 63°F, while days are somewhat warmer, around 79°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Islamorada.
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Islamorada — 1 night

The Village of Islands

Islamorada, long recognized as one of the world's top spots for sport fishing, encompasses six islands in the Florida Keys.
Kick off your visit on the 16th (Mon): sample the tasty concoctions at Islamorada Brewery & Distillery - MM82, cast your line with a fishing tour, kick back and relax at Anne's Beach, then see what you can catch with A Lil' Tail Charters, and finally see what you can catch with Takedown Charters.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Islamorada travel itinerary planner.

Islamorada is very close to Key Largo. Traveling from Key Largo in March, Islamorada is somewhat warmer at night with lows of 69°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Marathon.
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Marathon — 1 night

Heart of the Florida Keys

A tiny city just 16 km (10 mi) long, Marathon is spread across several islands in the middle of the Florida Keys.
Start off your visit on the 17th (Tue): stroll through Sunset Park Beach, take a memorable tour with Tours, see the interesting displays at Crane Point Museum & Nature Center, then identify plant and animal life at The Turtle Hospital, and finally explore the gorgeous colors at Sombrero Reef.

For ratings, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Marathon attractions planner.

You can drive from Islamorada to Marathon in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In March, daily temperatures in Marathon can reach 81°F, while at night they dip to 69°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Key West.
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Key West — 1 night

Conch Republic

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.
On the 18th (Wed), go for a walk through Key West Garden Club, look for all kinds of wild species at Key West Butterfly & Nature Conservatory, examine the collection at The Ernest Hemingway Home and Museum, then learn about all things military at U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Ingham Maritime Museum, then identify plant and animal life at Vandenberg Wreck, and finally see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour.

Make your Key West itinerary with Inspirock to find out what to see and where to go.

Drive from Marathon to Key West in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In March, daytime highs in Key West are 79°F, while nighttime lows are 69°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Wed) early enough to fly back home.
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United States travel guide

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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.
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