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.
On the 6th (Fri), take in the dramatic scenery at Rainbow Falls, explore the fascinating underground world of Kaumana Caves Park, tour the pleasant surroundings at Richardson Beach Park, kick back and relax at Carlsmith Beach Park, then admire the natural beauty at Liliuokalani Gardens, and finally head off the coast to Coconut Island. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: get impressive views of Kīlauea, then trek along Sulphur Banks, then trek along Kilauea Iki Trailhead, and finally explore the fascinating underground world of Kazumura Cave Tours.

To see more things to do, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Hilo trip builder site.

Washington DC to Hilo is an approximately 15-hour flight. You'll gain 5 hours traveling from Washington DC to Hilo due to the time zone difference. Expect warmer temperatures when traveling from Washington DC in March; daily highs in Hilo reach 80°F and lows reach 66°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sat) so you can catch the flight to Sedona.
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Sedona — 2 nights

Red Rock Country

Despite its relatively small size, Sedona overflows with tourist appeal.
Start off your visit on the 8th (Sun): explore the landscape on two wheels at Huckaby Trail, tour the pleasant surroundings at Little Horse Trail, then contemplate the long history of V-Bar-V Heritage Site, and finally explore the striking landscape at Cathedral Rock. On your second day here, trek along Brin's Mesa Trail, cruise along Schnebly Hill Vista Overlook, then take in the dramatic natural features at Soldier Pass, then hike along Bear Mountain Trail, and finally trek along Fay Canyon Trail.

For ratings, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Sedona trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Hilo to Sedona takes 14 hours. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 3 hours traveling from Hilo to Sedona. When traveling from Hilo in March, plan for little chillier days in Sedona, with highs around 67°F, while nights are colder with lows around 45°F. You will have some time to spend on the 10th (Tue) 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.
Start off your visit on the 11th (Wed): soothe aching muscles at some of the top local wellness centers, enjoy the sand and surf at Kamaole Beach Park I, tour the pleasant surroundings at Kamaole Beach Park II, then discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Saint Theresa Roman Catholic Church, and finally tour the pleasant surroundings at Kalepolepo Beach Park.

To see photos, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Kihei trip maker.

Do a combination of bus and flight from Sedona to Kihei in 13 hours. You'll gain 3 hours traveling from Sedona to Kihei due to the time zone difference. Expect a bit 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 11th (Wed) 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.
Take a break from the city and head to Grand Canyon South Rim and Moran Point. Step off the beaten path and head to Mohave Point and Kolb Studio. There's lots more to do: admire the striking features of Grand Canyon Railway Depot, take in breathtaking views at Inner Canyon, take some stellar pictures from Maricopa Point, and get a taste of the local shopping with Lookout Studio.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Grand Canyon National Park trip planner.

Getting from Kihei to Grand Canyon National Park by combination of flight and bus takes about 15 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of flight, taxi, and bus. The time zone difference moving from Hawaii-Aleutian Standard Time (HST) to Mountain Standard Time (MST) is 3 hours. In March, Grand Canyon National Park is much colder than Kihei - with highs of 57°F and lows of 23°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Sat) 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 15th (Sun): explore the striking landscape at Turret Arch, hike along Tunnel Arch, take in the dramatic natural features at Landscape Arch, then take in the dramatic natural features at Fiery Furnace, then take in the dramatic natural features at Delicate Arch, and finally explore the striking landscape at Double Arch. On the 16th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: tour the pleasant surroundings at Grandstaff Canyon Trail, don't miss a visit to The Overlook Gallery, tour the pleasant surroundings at Bike Fiend, stop by The T Shirt Shop, then take in the dramatic natural features at Corona Arch, and finally trek along Scott Matheson Wetlands Preserve.

To find reviews, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Moab holiday maker site.

Traveling by combination of bus and flight from Grand Canyon National Park to Moab takes 9 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, flight, and car; or do a combination of bus and car. Expect a bit warmer evenings in Moab when traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in March, with lows around 32°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Mon) to allow time to 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.
On the 17th (Tue), look for all kinds of wild species at Grecian Rocks, then add some adventure to your tour with a kayaking and canoeing tour, then identify plant and animal life at Florida Keys Wild Bird Rehabilitation Center, and finally trek along Florida Keys Overseas Heritage Trail.

To find traveler tips, photos, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Key Largo trip planner.

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 difference when traveling from Moab to Key Largo is 2 hours. Traveling from Moab in March, you will find days in Key Largo are somewhat warmer (79°F), and nights are warmer (63°F). Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Tue) so you can 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.
Start off your visit on the 18th (Wed): indulge your thirst for a good beer at Islamorada Brewery & Distillery - MM82, cast your line with a fishing tour, enjoy the sand and surf at Anne's Beach, then take a memorable tour with A Lil' Tail Charters, and finally cast your line with Takedown Charters.

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

Islamorada is just a stone's throw from Key Largo. Traveling from Key Largo in March, plan for somewhat warmer nights in Islamorada, with lows around 69°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Wed) early enough to go by car 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 19th (Thu): kick back and relax at Sunset Park Beach, take a memorable tour with Tours, examine the collection 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.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, go to the Marathon trip planner.

Getting from Islamorada to Marathon by car takes about an hour. Other options: take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 81°F in March, and nighttime lows around 69°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Thu) so you can drive 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.
Kick off your visit on the 20th (Fri): explore the gorgeous colors at Vandenberg Wreck, brush up on your military savvy at U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Ingham Maritime Museum, examine the collection at The Ernest Hemingway Home and Museum, then look for all kinds of wild species at Key West Butterfly & Nature Conservatory, then see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour, and finally go for a walk through Key West Garden Club.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Key West vacation builder site.

Traveling by car from Marathon to Key West takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. March in Key West sees daily highs of 79°F and lows of 69°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Fri) so you can catch the flight back home.
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United States travel guide

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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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