19 days in North America Itinerary

19 days in North America Itinerary

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Mexico City, Mexico
— 1 night
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Honolulu, United States
— 3 nights
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Koloa, United States
— 2 nights
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Hilo, United States
— 3 nights
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Islamorada, United States
— 1 night
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Key West, United States
— 2 nights
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Marco Island, United States
— 2 nights
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New York City, United States
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Mexico City, Mexico — 1 night

City of Palaces

Breathtakingly large, Mexico City provides a home for almost 9 million people living in nearly 1,700 distinct neighborhoods.
Start off your visit on the 28th (Wed): explore the world behind art at Palacio de Bellas Artes, delve into the distant past at Museo del Templo Mayor, and then get to know the fascinating history of Zocalo. On the next day, see the interesting displays at Museo Frida Kahlo and then get a new perspective on nature at Museo Nacional de Antropologia.

To find other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, read our Mexico City trip builder site.

Cartagena, Colombia to Mexico City is an approximately 7.5-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Cartagena to Mexico City. While traveling from Cartagena, expect slightly colder days and colder nights in Mexico City, ranging from highs of 26°C to lows of 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 29th (Thu) to allow enough time to fly to Honolulu.
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Honolulu, United States — 3 nights

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.
Get some cultural insight at Iolani Palace and USS Arizona Memorial. Step out of the city life by going to Shark Diving and Lanikai Beach. Step out of Honolulu with an excursion to Ko Olina Lagoons in Ko Olina--about 36 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: appreciate the extensive heritage of Makapuu Lighthouse Trail, stroll the grounds of National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, take a tour of Battleship Missouri Memorial, and see the interesting displays at USS Bowfin Submarine Museum & Park.

To see where to stay, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Honolulu online road trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Mexico City to Honolulu takes 12.5 hours. You'll gain 4 hours traveling from Mexico City to Honolulu due to the time zone difference. While traveling from Mexico City, expect somewhat warmer days and warmer nights in Honolulu, ranging from highs of 32°C to lows of 24°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Sun) early enough to catch the flight to Koloa.
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Koloa, United States — 2 nights

Kōloa is an unincorporated census-designated place (CDP) in Kauai County, Hawaii, United States. On the 2nd (Mon), admire the sheer force of Wailua Falls, trek along Kalalau Trail, and then get great views at Waimea Canyon State Park. Here are some ideas for day two: kick back and relax at Poipu Beach Park, then hike along Maha'ulepu Heritage Trail, and then paddle through the water with a kayaking and canoeing tour.

For photos, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Koloa itinerary builder app.

You can fly from Honolulu to Koloa in 2.5 hours. In January, daily temperatures in Koloa can reach 30°C, while at night they dip to 21°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Tue) to allow time to fly to Hilo.
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Hilo, United States — 3 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 4th (Wed), identify plant and animal life at Hawaii Tropical Bioreserve and Garden, admire the majestic nature at Akaka Falls State Park, admire the natural beauty at Liliuokalani Gardens, then cruise along Saddle Road, and finally take in the dramatic scenery at Rainbow Falls. On the next day, take in the dramatic natural features at Thurston Lava Tube (Nahuku), then trek along Kilauea Iki Trailhead, and then hike along Kipuka Puaulu (Bird Park) Trail.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Hilo day trip planning website.

Traveling by flight from Koloa to Hilo takes 4.5 hours. In January, daily temperatures in Hilo can reach 32°C, while at night they dip to 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Fri) to allow enough time to fly to Islamorada.
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Islamorada, United States — 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.
On the 7th (Sat), identify plant and animal life at Dolphin Research Center and then look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas.

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Getting from Hilo to Islamorada by flight takes about 13 hours. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 5 hours traveling from Hilo to Islamorada. In January, plan for daily highs up to 29°C, and evening lows to 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Sat) early enough to drive to Key West.
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Key West, United States — 2 nights

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 8th (Sun): stroll through Fort Zachary Taylor, steep yourself in history at Truman Little White House, examine the collection at The Ernest Hemingway Home and Museum, then get engrossed in the history at Key West Lighthouse and Keeper's Quarters Museum, and finally stroll the grounds of Key West Cemetery. Here are some ideas for day two: look for all kinds of wild species at Key West Butterfly & Nature Conservatory, explore and take pictures at The Overseas Highway, and then see what you can catch with a fishing tour.

To see ratings, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Key West online travel route planner.

Drive from Islamorada to Key West in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. January in Key West sees daily highs of 28°C and lows of 22°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Mon) so you can catch the ferry to Marco Island.
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Marco Island, United States — 2 nights

Marco Island is a city in Collier County, Florida, United States, located on an island by the same name in the Gulf of Mexico off the coast of Southwest Florida. Kick off your visit on the 10th (Tue): enjoy the sand and surf at South Marco Beach and then take a memorable tour with Tours.

For other places to visit, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, read our Marco Island trip maker website.

Traveling by ferry from Key West to Marco Island takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Expect a bit cooler evenings in Marco Island when traveling from Key West in January, with lows around 13°C. On the 11th (Wed), you'll travel to New York City.
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New York City, United States — 4 nights

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.
Explore hidden gems such as The Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) and St. Patrick's Cathedral. Museum-lovers will appreciate The Metropolitan Museum of Art and 9/11 Memorial. There's much more to do: see the interesting displays at New York Public Library, learn more about the world around you at American Museum of Natural History, snap pictures at Brooklyn Bridge, and take some stellar pictures from Top of the Rock.

For reviews, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our New York City trip planner.

Getting from Marco Island to New York City by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. In January, New York City is much colder than Marco Island - with highs of 5°C and lows of -5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sun) to allow enough time to fly back home.
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