54 days in South Pacific & United States Itinerary

54 days in South Pacific & United States Itinerary

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Nuku'alofa, Tonga
— 2 nights
Fly to Apia, Ferry to Pago Pago
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Pago Pago, American Samoa
— 1 night
Ferry
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Apia, Samoa
— 6 nights
Fly
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Honolulu, United States
— 8 nights
Fly
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Utqiagvik, United States
— 1 night
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Anchorage, United States
— 7 nights
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Hilo, United States
— 7 nights
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Alofi, Niue
— 3 nights
Fly
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Avarua, Cook Islands
— 7 nights
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Papeete, French Polynesia
— 6 nights

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Nuku'alofa, Tonga — 2 nights

The capital of Tonga and the seat of the island nation's royal family, Nuku'alofa was first seen by Western eyes in 1777, when legendary Captain James Cook arrived in the area.
Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Fri): see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Free Church of Tonga, and then make a trip to Royal Tombs.

To see other places to visit, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Nuku'alofa trip itinerary planner.

If you are flying in from The Netherlands, the closest major aiport is Fua'amotu International Airport. In June, daytime highs in Nuku'alofa are 29°C, while nighttime lows are 23°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Sat) to allow time to travel to Pago Pago.
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Pago Pago, American Samoa — 1 night

Head to Pago Pago, the territorial capital of American Samoa, for an authentic Pacific Islands holiday.
Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Sat): tour the pleasant surroundings at Fagatele Bay Trail, browse the exhibits of Fagatele Bay National Marine Sanctuary Office, trek along Cloud Rainforest to Reef Hike, take in the awesome beauty at Mount Alava, then stroll through Two Dollar Beach, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Ekalesia Faapotopotoga Kerisiano i Amerika Samoa. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 4th (Sun): stroll through Lower Sauma Ridge Hike, then stroll through Blunts Point Trail, and then take in the awesome beauty at Matafao Peak.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, go to the Pago Pago itinerary planner.

You can do a combination of flight and ferry from Nuku'alofa to Pago Pago in 16.5 hours. Another option is to do a combination of ferry and flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 23 hours traveling from Nuku'alofa to Pago Pago. Traveling from Nuku'alofa in June, expect Pago Pago to be a bit warmer, temps between 34°C and 27°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 4th (Sun) to allow time for the ferry ride to Apia.
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Apia, Samoa — 6 nights

The Samoan capital of Apia serves as the first port of call for most visitors, and it plays home to a number of historic sites, a laid-back seaside promenade, and a range of hotels and restaurants keeping tourists entertained.
Get some historical perspective at Immaculate Conception Cathedral and Baha'i House of Worship Samoa. Let the collections at Samoa Culture Centre and Robert Louis Stevenson Museum capture your imagination. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Apia: Pure Ocean Dive & Water sports (in Mulifanua), Lalomanu Beach (in Lalomanu) and Giant Clam Sanctuary (in Savaia). Next up on the itinerary: soothe aching muscles at Yoga Samoa, explore the fascinating underground world of Piula Cave Pool, kick back and relax at Tafa Tafa Beach, and admire the sheer force of Sopoaga Falls.

For maps, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Apia trip builder.

Traveling by ferry from Pago Pago to Apia takes 9 hours. The time zone difference when traveling from Pago Pago to Apia is 23 hours. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Mon) early enough to catch the flight to Honolulu.
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Honolulu, United States — 8 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.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like USS Arizona Memorial and Honolulu Museum of Art. Your inner history buff will appreciate Iolani Palace and National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific. Get out of town with these interesting Honolulu side-trips: Sea Life Park Hawaii (in Waimanalo), Haleiwa (Waimea Bay & Sunset Beach Park) and Malaekahana State Recreation Area (in Laie). There's still lots to do: identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas, enjoy the sand and surf at Waikiki Beach, admire the sheer force of Manoa Falls, and examine the collection at Bishop Museum.

For ratings, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Honolulu trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by flight from Apia to Honolulu takes 9.5 hours. Traveling from Apia to Honolulu, you'll gain 23 hours due to the time zone difference. In June, daily temperatures in Honolulu can reach 35°C, while at night they dip to 27°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Utqiagvik.
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Utqiagvik, United States — 1 night

On the 21st (Wed), stroll around Inupiat Heritage Center and then get to know the fascinating history of Tundra Tours Inc.

For ratings, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Utqiagvik trip planner.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Honolulu to Utqiagvik. The time zone difference when traveling from Honolulu to Utqiagvik is 1 hour. Plan for cooler temperatures traveling from Honolulu in June, with highs in Utqiagvik at 6°C and lows at 0°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Thu) early enough to travel to Anchorage.
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Anchorage, United States — 7 nights

The City of Lights and Flowers

Home to nearly half of Alaska's population, the port city of Anchorage covers a staggering area of over 4,900 sq km (1,900 sq mi) surrounded by mountains.
Alaska Native Heritage Center and Tony Knowles Coastal Trail will appeal to history buffs. Anchorage Museum at Rasmuson Center and Oscar Anderson House Museum are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Step out of Anchorage to go to Whittier and see Boat Tours & Water Sports, which is approximately 1h 25 min away. There's lots more to do: look for all kinds of wild species at Alaska Wildlife Conservation Center, capture your vacation like a pro with an inspiring photography tour, tour in style with a train tour, and hike along Kincaid Park.

To see more things to do, maps, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Anchorage trip itinerary builder tool.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Utqiagvik to Anchorage. Expect much hotter weather when traveling from Utqiagvik in June: highs in Anchorage hover around 22°C, while lows dip to 12°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Thu) early enough to catch the flight to Hilo.
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Hilo, United States — 7 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.
Kealakekua Bay and Volcano Art Center Gallery are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Puukohola National Historic Park and Puako Petroglyph Archaeological Preserve will appeal to history buffs. Explore Hilo's surroundings by going to Volcano Garden Arts (in Volcano), Hawaii Volcanoes National Park (Pu'u Loa Petroglyphs & Kilauea Iki Trailhead) and Kona Coffee Living History Farm (in Captain Cook). The adventure continues: discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour, take in the dramatic scenery at Akaka Falls State Park, see the world from above with a helicopter tour, and take in nature's colorful creations at Liliuokalani Gardens.

For where to stay, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, read Hilo holiday builder website.

You can fly from Anchorage to Hilo in 11.5 hours. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Anchorage to Hilo due to the time zone difference. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Anchorage in June: high temperatures in Hilo hover around 33°C and lows are around 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Alofi.
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Alofi, Niue — 3 nights

Alofi is the capital of the Pacific Ocean island nation of Niue, which is located within the Realm of New Zealand. Get a sense of the local culture at Taoga Niue Museum and Togo Chasm. And it doesn't end there: kick back and relax at Limu Pools, stroll through Matapa Chasm, see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour, and make a trip to Hikulagi Sculpture Park.

For maps, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Alofi holiday maker site.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Hilo to Alofi. The time zone difference moving from Hawaii-Aleutian Standard Time to Niue Time is minus 1 hour. While traveling from Hilo, expect slightly colder days and about the same nights in Alofi, ranging from highs of 29°C to lows of 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 10th (Mon) to allow time for the flight to Avarua.
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Avarua, Cook Islands — 7 nights

Museum-lovers will appreciate The Little Red Gallery and Cook Islands National Museum. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Cook Island Christian Church (CICC) and Wreck of the Matai. There's still lots to do: surround yourself with nature on Adventure Cook Islands, contemplate the long history of Cook Islands Cultural Village, stroll through Aroa Marine Reserve, and admire the masterpieces at Cook Islands Library & Museum.

For ratings, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Avarua road trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Alofi to Avarua takes 20 hours. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Alofi to Avarua due to the time zone difference. July in Avarua sees daily highs of 29°C and lows of 23°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Tue) early enough to fly to Papeete.
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Papeete, French Polynesia — 6 nights

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.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Museum of Tahiti and the Islands and Musee de la perle et Bijouterie. Visit James Norman Hall Home and Notre Dame Cathedral for their historical value. Change things up with a short trip to Tahiti Safari Expedition in Arue (about 36 minutes away). And it doesn't end there: see majestic marine mammals with Tahiti Lagoon Paradise, take in the dramatic scenery at Faarumai Waterfalls, explore the different monuments and memorials at Tomb of King Pomare V, and admire the striking features of Assemblee De La Polynesie Francaise.

To see reviews, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Papeete route app.

You can fly from Avarua to Papeete in 6 hours. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from Avarua in July: highs in Papeete hover around 34°C, while lows dip to 26°C. On the 24th (Mon), you'll have the morning to explore before heading 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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