60 days in United States & South Pacific Itinerary

60 days in United States & South Pacific Itinerary

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60 days in United States & South Pacific Itinerary

Start: Kuwait City, Kuwait
Fly:  22​h 15​min
1
Honolulu, United States
— 5 nights
Fly:  3​h 45​min
2
Kailua-Kona, United States
— 5 nights
Fly:  4​h
3
Lahaina, United States
— 7 nights
Drive + Fly:  15​h 45​min
4
Vaitape, French Polynesia
— 6 nights
ferry + Fly:  2​h 45​min
5
Papeete, French Polynesia
— 1 night
Fly:  6​h 45​min
6
Auckland, New Zealand
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
7
Rotorua, New Zealand
— 6 nights
Fly:  5​h 30​min
8
Queenstown, New Zealand
— 6 nights
Fly:  6​h
9
Melbourne, Australia
— 7 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
10
Sydney, Australia
— 7 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
11
Gold Coast, Australia
— 1 night
Fly:  5​h 15​min
12
Cairns, Australia
— 4 nights
Fly:  21​h 15​min
End: Kuwait City, Kuwait

5
nights
Honolulu, United States

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 itinerary includes some good beach time at Waikiki Beach and Sunset Beach Park. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Honolulu: Turtle Bay Beach (in Kahuku), Lanikai Beach (in Kailua) and Pupukea (Pu’u O Mahuka Heiau State Monument & Ehukai Beach Park). There's much more to do: explore the galleries of USS Arizona Memorial, stroll around Kualoa Regional Park, take in the pleasant sights at Diamond Head State Monument, and contemplate the waterfront views at Hanauma Bay Nature Preserve.

To find more things to do, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Honolulu tour planner .

Kuwait City, Kuwait to Honolulu is an approximately 22.5-hour flight. The time zone changes from Arabia Standard Time to Hawaii Standard Time, which is usually a -13 hour difference. While traveling from Kuwait City, expect much colder days and a bit cooler nights in Honolulu, ranging from highs of 35°C to lows of 27°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sat) so you can travel to Kailua-Kona.

Things to do in Honolulu

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Pupukea, Kualoa Regional Park, Sunset Beach Park, Turtle Bay Beach, Lanikai Beach
Find places to stay Jun 1 — 6:
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USS Arizona Memorial ©
USS Arizona Memorial
Waikiki Beach ©
Waikiki Beach
Sunset Beach Park ©
Sunset Beach Park

5
nights
Kailua-Kona, United States

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 Hapuna Beach State Recreation Area and Papakōlea Green Sand Beach. Get out of town with these interesting Kailua-Kona side-trips: Pu'uhonua O Honaunau National Historical Park (in Honaunau), Waipiʻo Valley Lookout (in Honokaa) and Laupahoehoe Beach Park (in Laupahoehoe). There's much more to do: get close to the beloved marine mammals with a swim-with-the-dolphins experience, stroll through Kahaluu Beach, take in the dramatic scenery at Akaka Falls State Park, and enjoy the sand and surf at Mauna Kea Beach.

Plan my trip to Kailua-Kona with suggested itineraries provided by Inspirock.

You can fly from Honolulu to Kailua-Kona in 4 hours. In June, daytime highs in Kailua-Kona are 34°C, while nighttime lows are 27°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Thu) so you can travel to Lahaina.

Things to do in Kailua-Kona

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Hawaii Tropical Botanical Garden, Mauna Kea Beach, Kahaluu Beach, Laupahoehoe Beach Park, Akaka Falls State Park
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Hapuna Beach State Recreation Area ©
Papakōlea Green Sand Beach ©
Papakōlea Green Sand Beach
Mauna Kea Beach ©
Mauna Kea Beach

7
nights
Lahaina, United States

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.
We've included these beaches for you: Ka'anapali Beach and Wailea Beach. Venture out of the city with trips to Ho'okipa Beach Park (in Paia), Haleakala Crater (in Haleakala National Park) and Wailea (Maluaka Beach & Makena Beach). Spend the 15th (Mon) exploring the striking scenery along Hana Highway - Road to Hana. There's still lots to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Kapalua Beach, stroll through Napili Beach, immerse yourself in nature at Iao Valley, and walk around D.T. Fleming Park.

To see more things to do and tourist information, use the Lahaina visit planner .

You can fly from Kailua-Kona to Lahaina in 4 hours. Other options are to do a combination of taxi, flight, and bus; or do a combination of flight and bus. In June in Lahaina, expect temperatures between 34°C during the day and 26°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Thu) so you can travel to Vaitape.

Things to do in Lahaina

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Wailea, Kapalua, Wailuku, Hana Highway - Road to Hana, Haleakala Crater
Find places to stay Jun 11 — 18:
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Ka'anapali Beach ©
Ka'anapali Beach
Wailea Beach ©
Wailea Beach
Haleakala Crater ©
Haleakala Crater

6
nights
Vaitape, French Polynesia

Vaitape ©
Perched at the foot of Bora Bora's emerald peak, by the side of the deep blue central lagoon, Vaitape is breathtakingly beautiful.
Vaitape is known for wildlife, shopping, zoos & aquariums, adventure, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: kick back and relax at Matira Beach, have unforgettable encounters with a shark diving experience, pause for some serene contemplation at Paroisse Saint Pierre-Celestin Church, and contemplate the geological forces at Mount Otemanu.

For reviews, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Vaitape vacation builder app .

The Route module can help you plan travel from Lahaina to Vaitape. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Thu) so you can travel to Papeete.

Things to do in Vaitape

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trip

Bora Bora
Find places to stay Jun 19 — 25:
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Matira Beach ©
Matira Beach
Mount Otemanu ©
Mount Otemanu
Deep Sea Pearls ©
Deep Sea Pearls

1
night
Papeete, French Polynesia

Papeete ©
The capital of French Polynesia, Pape'ete amounts to little more than a medium-sized town by Western standards, but it is still a thriving hub of culture and commerce.
On the 26th (Fri), take an in-depth tour of Museum of Tahiti and the Islands, contemplate the long history of James Norman Hall Home, and then take in the dramatic natural features at Point Venus.

Take the guesswork out of planning a Papeete vacation by using our trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by combination of ferry and flight from Vaitape to Papeete takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and flight. Expect a daytime high around 34°C in June, and nighttime lows around 26°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Fri) early enough to travel to Auckland.

Things to do in Papeete

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trips

Tahiti, Museum of Tahiti and the Islands
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James Norman Hall Home ©
James Norman Hall Home
Museum of Tahiti and the Islands ©
Museum of Tahiti and the Islands
Point Venus ©
Point Venus

2
nights
Auckland, New Zealand

The largest and most populous city in New Zealand, Auckland combines a rich history and thriving contemporary culture in an abundance of museums, art galleries, and performance venues.
Kick off your visit on the 28th (Sun): examine the collection at Auckland War Memorial Museum and then don't miss a visit to Sky Tower. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 29th (Mon): enjoy a live performance at SEA LIFE Kelly Tarlton's Aquarium and then indulge your taste buds at Food & Drink.

To see other places to visit, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Auckland road trip planning app .

Fly from Papeete to Auckland in 7 hours. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 22 hours traveling from Papeete to Auckland. Expect cooler weather when traveling from Papeete in June: highs in Auckland hover around 15°C, while lows dip to 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Rotorua.

Things to do in Auckland

Tours Museums Parks
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Wine Tours & Tastings
SEA LIFE Kelly Tarlton's Aquarium ©
SEA LIFE Kelly Tarlton's Aquarium
SkyTower ©
SkyTower

6
nights
Rotorua, New Zealand

Rotorua ©
Surrounded by lakes and featuring impressive areas of geothermal landscape, the city of Rotorua offers an otherwordly landscape and a welcoming, peaceful environment, with the culture of the native Maori people very much in the foreground.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Rotorua: Waitomo Glowworm Caves (in Waitomo Caves) and Taupo (Huka Falls Walkway, Kinloch Beach, & more). The adventure continues: contemplate the geological forces at Whakaari White Island Volcano, identify plant and animal life at Redwoods Treewalk, do a tasting at Volcanic Hills Winery, and take in the natural beauty of Wai-O-Tapu Thermal Wonderland.

To find ratings, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Rotorua attractions planner .

Traveling by car from Auckland to Rotorua takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. Traveling from Auckland in June, expect slightly colder with lows of 9°C in Rotorua. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Sun) early enough to travel to Queenstown.

Things to do in Rotorua

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Taupo, Whakaari White Island Volcano, Waitomo Glowworm Caves
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Whakaari White Island Volcano ©
Whakaari White Island Volcano
Kinloch Beach ©
Kinloch Beach
Volcanic Hills Winery ©
Volcanic Hills Winery

6
nights
Queenstown, New Zealand

Queenstown ©
Sheltered in an inlet of Lake Wakatipu, the resort town of Queenstown enjoys a strong reputation for its adventuring and skiing opportunities.
Explore Queenstown's surroundings by going to Te Anau (Milford Sound, Fiordland Vintage Machinery Museum, & more) and Mount Aspiring National Park (in Wanaka). The adventure continues: learn about winemaking at Peregrine Wines, contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Gunn, get your game on at Skyline Queenstown, and trek along Lake Marian Track.

To see reviews, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Queenstown online journey planner .

Fly from Rotorua to Queenstown in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of car and ferry. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sat) so you can travel to Melbourne.

Things to do in Queenstown

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Te Anau, Fiordland National Park, Mount Aspiring National Park
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Milford Sound ©
Milford Sound
Peregrine Wines ©
Peregrine Wines
Spas

7
nights
Melbourne, Australia

The state of Victoria crown jewel, Melbourne boasts shaded streets, leafy residential neighborhoods, vibrant street life, and a picturesque city center.
Melbourne is known for museums, shopping, parks, nightlife, and zoos & aquariums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in nature's colorful creations at Royal Botanic Gardens, wander the streets of Melbourne Central, brush up on your military savvy at Shrine of Remembrance, and see the interesting displays at Melbourne Museum.

For photos, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Melbourne holiday planner.

You can fly from Queenstown to Melbourne in 6 hours. The time zone difference moving from New Zealand Standard Time to Australian Eastern Standard Time (Victoria) is minus 2 hours. Expect a daytime high around 15°C in July, and nighttime lows around 6°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sat) so you can travel to Sydney.

Things to do in Melbourne

Parks Tours Museums

Side Trip

St. Kilda Beach
Find places to stay Jul 11 — 18:
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Balloon Rides
St. Kilda Beach ©
St. Kilda Beach
Melbourne Central ©
Melbourne Central

7
nights
Sydney, Australia

Sydney ©
Lent iconic status as a result of its famous bridge and opera house, Sydney has a down-to-earth charm that enhances its spectacular setting and functional efficiency.
Visit Bondi Beach and Shelly Beach for some beach relaxation. Explore Sydney's surroundings by going to Norman Lindsay Gallery & Museum (in Faulconbridge), The Grape Escape (in Mittagong) and Bilpin Cider Company (in Bilpin). There's much more to do: see a show at Sydney Opera House, wander the streets of The Rocks, admire the natural beauty at Royal Botanic Garden Sydney, and see the interesting displays at Australian National Maritime Museum.

To find other places to visit, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Sydney trip planning app .

Traveling by flight from Melbourne to Sydney takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of shuttle and flight; or drive. When traveling from Melbourne in July, plan for somewhat warmer days in Sydney, with highs around 21°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Gold Coast.

Things to do in Sydney

Parks Outdoors Neighborhoods

Side Trips

The Grape Escape, Bilpin Cider Company, Wentworth Falls, Shelly Beach, Everglades Historic House and Gardens
Find places to stay Jul 18 — 25:
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Bilpin Cider Company ©
Bilpin Cider Company
Bondi Beach ©
Bondi Beach
The Rocks ©
The Rocks

1
night
Gold Coast, Australia

Gold Coast ©
A city of towering skyscrapers, sandy beaches, and tree-lined streets, Gold Coast has an unpretentious air complemented by a citywide focus on sports and the arts.
Start off your visit on the 26th (Sun): tour the pleasant surroundings at Coolangatta Beach and then kick back and relax at Burleigh Heads Beach.

Plan trip to Gold Coast with our itinerary maker to find out where to go and what to do.

You can fly from Sydney to Gold Coast in 3.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and train; or drive. In July, plan for daily highs up to 24°C, and evening lows to 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Sun) early enough to travel to Cairns.

Things to do in Gold Coast

Parks Outdoors Beaches
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Burleigh Heads Beach ©
Burleigh Heads Beach
Coolangatta Beach ©
Coolangatta Beach

4
nights
Cairns, Australia

A neat, cosmopolitan city of shaded plazas and laid-back neighborhoods, Cairns serves as a popular base for exploration of the surrounding region and the Great Barrier Reef, as well as a center for watersport activities like surfing or waterskiing.
Relax by the water at Trinity Beach and Palm Cove Beach. Explore Cairns' surroundings by going to Shannonvale Tropical Fruit Winery (in Mossman) and Safaris (in Port Douglas). And it doesn't end there: see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour, indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, and indulge your thirst for a good beer at Blue Sky Brewery.

To find where to stay, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Cairns journey builder site .

You can fly from Gold Coast to Cairns in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Gold Coast in July; daily highs in Cairns reach 30°C and lows reach 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Cairns

Outdoors Wildlife Tours

Side Trips

Trinity Beach, Shannonvale Tropical Fruit Winery, Palm Cove Beach, Safaris
Find places to stay Jul 26 — 30:
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Trinity Beach ©
Trinity Beach
Palm Cove Beach ©
Palm Cove Beach

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