60 days in United States & Asia Itinerary

60 days in United States & Asia Itinerary

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Volcano, United States
— 3 nights
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Kailua-Kona, United States
— 2 nights
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Lahaina, United States
— 4 nights
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Koloa, United States
— 2 nights
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Honolulu, United States
— 6 nights
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Tokyo, Japan
— 6 nights
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Taipei, Taiwan
— 5 nights
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Singapore, Singapore
— 6 nights
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Bangkok, Thailand
— 6 nights
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Hong Kong, China
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Shanghai, China
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Seoul, South Korea
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Volcano, United States — 3 nights

Those who named Volcano opted for simplicity in choosing a title, taking the nearby fire-spewing Kilauea as a source of inspiration.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Volcano: Hilo (Liliuokalani Gardens & Akaka Falls State Park), Laupahoehoe Beach Park (in Laupahoehoe) and Hawaii Volcanoes National Park (Kalapana & Pu'u Loa Petroglyphs). And it doesn't end there: hike along Kilauea Iki Trailhead, explore the striking landscape at Thurston Lava Tube (Nahuku), look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas, and contemplate the geological forces at Kīlauea.

For other places to visit, ratings, maps, and tourist information, go to the Volcano online trip maker.

Newark to Volcano is an approximately 13-hour flight. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Hawaii-Aleutian Standard Time (HST), which is usually a -5 hour difference. When traveling from Newark in April, plan for a bit warmer days in Volcano, with highs around 81°F, while nights are much warmer with lows around 67°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Kailua-Kona.
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Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Trails
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Find places to stay Apr 1 — 4:

Kailua-Kona, United States — 2 nights

Heart of the Kona Coast

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.
On the 5th (Wed), experience rural life at Heavenly Hawaiian Kona Coffee Farm, explore the wealth of natural beauty at Pu'uhonua O Honaunau National Historical Park, then take a leisurely stroll along Kailua Pier, and finally discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: stroll through Puako Petroglyph Archaeological Preserve, then enjoy the sand and surf at Hapuna Beach State Recreation Area, and then stroll through Mauna Kea Beach.

For reviews, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Kailua-Kona online holiday planner.

You can drive from Volcano to Kailua-Kona in 2.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In April in Kailua-Kona, expect temperatures between 83°F during the day and 72°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Thu) to allow time to fly to Lahaina.
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Find places to stay Apr 4 — 6:

Lahaina, United States — 4 nights

Crown Jewel of Maui

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.
Venture out of the city with trips to Iao Valley (in Wailuku) and Haleakala Crater (in Haleakala National Park). Spend the 7th (Fri) exploring the striking scenery along Hana Highway - Road to Hana. And it doesn't end there: discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour, kick your exploration up a notch at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks, pause for some photo ops at Lahaina Jodo Mission, and view the masterpieces at Maui Hands.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, read our Lahaina trip planner.

Getting from Kailua-Kona to Lahaina by flight takes about 2.5 hours. In April, plan for daily highs up to 80°F, and evening lows to 69°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Mon) to allow time to fly to Koloa.
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Outdoors · Parks · Scenic Drive · Nature
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Find places to stay Apr 6 — 10:

Koloa, United States — 2 nights

Kōloa is an unincorporated census-designated place (CDP) in Kauai County, Hawaii, United States. Start off your visit on the 11th (Tue): tour the pleasant surroundings at Shipwreck Beach, walk around Poipu Beach Park, and then explore the stunning scenery at Waimea Canyon State Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 12th (Wed): take in the dramatic natural features at Spouting Horn, surround yourself with nature on Kauai Safaris, then whizz through the canopy at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks, and finally see the world from above with a helicopter tour.

For ratings, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Koloa journey planner.

Traveling by flight from Lahaina to Koloa takes 2.5 hours. In April, daily temperatures in Koloa can reach 80°F, while at night they dip to 70°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Wed) to allow enough time to fly to Honolulu.
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Find places to stay Apr 10 — 12:

Honolulu, United States — 6 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.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Honolulu: Kailua Beach Park (in Kailua), Pu’u O Mahuka Heiau State Monument (in Pupukea) and Haleiwa (Waimea Bay & Sunset Beach Park). And it doesn't end there: contemplate the long history of USS Arizona Memorial, take in the dramatic scenery at Manoa Falls, get engrossed in the history at Iolani Palace, and browse the different shops at Ala Moana Center.

To see reviews, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Honolulu online tour itinerary planner.

Traveling by flight from Koloa to Honolulu takes 2.5 hours. In April in Honolulu, expect temperatures between 83°F during the day and 71°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Tue) so you can fly to Tokyo.
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Find places to stay Apr 12 — 18:

Tokyo, Japan — 6 nights

Tokyo holds the status of most populous metropolitan area in the world--a fact you'll find tangible as you walk the bustling streets and explore its diverse neighborhoods and cultures.
Tokyo is known for sightseeing, historic sites, and parks. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: take in nature's colorful creations at Shinjuku Gyoen National Garden, visit Odaiba District, admire the landmark architecture of Tokyo Tower, and get curious at National Museum of Emerging Science and Innovation Miraikan.

For reviews, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Tokyo trip planner.

Fly from Honolulu to Tokyo in 10 hours. You'll lose 19 hours traveling from Honolulu to Tokyo due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Honolulu in April, plan for slightly colder days in Tokyo, with highs around 67°F, while nights are cooler with lows around 51°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Tue) early enough to catch the flight to Taipei.
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Taipei, Taiwan — 5 nights

City of Azaleas

Situated in a basin between two mountain ranges, Taipei appeals to tourists with its blend of Asian cultures, living side by side amidst Japanese-era mansions and Taoist temples.
Change things up with these side-trips from Taipei: Jinshan Shuiwei Fishing Port (in Jinshan), YehLiu Geopark (in Wanli) and Chiufen (Jiufen Old Street) (in Ruifang). There's much more to do: get engrossed in the history at National Palace Museum, take in the spiritual surroundings of Lungshan Temple, admire the landmark architecture of Taipei 101, and indulge in some personalized pampering at Jen SPA|Aromatherapy Massage Spa.

For traveler tips, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Taipei online trip maker.

You can fly from Tokyo to Taipei in 6 hours. The time zone difference moving from Japan Standard Time to Taipei Standard Time is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Tokyo in April, things will get somewhat warmer in Taipei: highs are around 79°F and lows about 66°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Sun) so you can fly to Singapore.
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Find places to stay Apr 25 — 30:

Singapore, Singapore — 6 nights

Lion City

A Singapore vacation reveals the many charms of a leading city-state and regional hub of culture, retail, and tourism.
Singapore is known for parks, sightseeing, and shopping. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: take in panoramic vistas at Singapore Flyer, browse the exhibits of Buddha Tooth Relic Temple and Museum, get in on the family fun at Universal Studios Singapore, and take a stroll through Chinatown.

To see ratings, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, use the Singapore trip maker app.

Traveling by flight from Taipei to Singapore takes 8 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Taipei in April, with highs in Singapore at 92°F and lows at 78°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sat) so you can catch the flight to Bangkok.
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Find places to stay Apr 30 — May 6:

Bangkok, Thailand — 6 nights

City of Angels

Enjoy cultural, historical, and culinary exploration during your holiday in Bangkok, the capital of Thailand and the most populous city in the country.
Venture out of the city with trips to Ayutthaya (Wat Suwan Dararam Ratchaworawihan, Wat Maha That, &more). Spend the 12th (Fri) in the animal kingdom at Safari World. There's still lots to do: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Wat Pho, get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at SEA LIFE Bangkok Ocean World, shop like a local with Chatuchak Weekend Market, and browse the different shops at Siam Paragon.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Bangkok road trip planning tool.

Fly from Singapore to Bangkok in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. The time zone difference when traveling from Singapore to Bangkok is minus 1 hour. Expect a daytime high around 96°F in May, and nighttime lows around 81°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Fri) so you can fly to Hong Kong.
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Find places to stay May 6 — 12:

Hong Kong, China — 6 nights

Pearl of the Orient

Witness the vibrant skyline of Hong Kong, an impressive urban territory on the southern coast of China.
Pack the 15th (Mon) with family-friendly diversions at Hong Kong Disneyland. Spend the 16th (Tue) exploring the fascinating underwater world at Ocean Park. And it doesn't end there: take in panoramic vistas at Victoria Peak (The Peak), stroll around Nan Lian Garden, indulge in some culinary diversions at a local gastronomic tour, and get curious at Hong Kong Science Museum.

To find more things to do, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Hong Kong online day trip planner.

Fly from Bangkok to Hong Kong in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train, car, and bus. Traveling from Bangkok to Hong Kong, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Bangkok in May, you will find days in Hong Kong are a bit cooler (87°F), and nights are about the same (78°F). Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Thu) to allow enough time to fly to Shanghai.
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Find places to stay May 12 — 18:

Shanghai, China — 6 nights

Pearl of the Orient

With a nickname like the "Pearl of the Orient," it's not surprising Shanghai offers some of the most rewarding attractions and activities in the Far East.
Shanghai is known for sightseeing, shopping, and nightlife. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: make a trip to The Bund (Wai Tan), admire the natural beauty at Yu Garden (Yuyuan), take some stellar pictures from Jin Mao Tower, and admire the striking features of Oriental Pearl Tower (Dongfang Mingzhu).

To find photos and tourist information, read our Shanghai planning tool.

Traveling by flight from Hong Kong to Shanghai takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Traveling from Hong Kong in May, expect Shanghai to be slightly colder, temps between 79°F and 64°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Wed) so you can catch the flight to Seoul.
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Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Shopping · Museums
Find places to stay May 18 — 24:

Seoul, South Korea — 6 nights

One of east Asia's major cultural and financial centers, Seoul boasts five World Heritage Sites and a huge selection of museums, temples, shrines, palaces, parks, gardens, and glass-and-steel skyscrapers.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Seoul: Gogang Prehistoric Relics Park (in Bucheon) and DMZ Haemaru Village (in Paju). There's still lots to do: admire the striking features of Changdeokgung Palace, walk around Namsan Park, wander the streets of Bukchon Hanok Village, and get engrossed in the history at National Museum of Korea.

To see maps, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, use the Seoul travel tool.

Getting from Shanghai to Seoul by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of train, ferry, and subway; or do a combination of car and ferry. Traveling from Shanghai to Seoul, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Shanghai in May, Seoul is little chillier at night with lows of 57°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Tue) early enough to catch the flight back home.
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Find places to stay May 24 — 30:

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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