Thursday, April 4, 2013

USA 2013 - The Itinerary

Day 1 Mon 20th May 2013 - Sydney to Honolulu HI
(Hawaiian Airlines flight)
Day 2 Tue  21st May 2013 - Honolulu HI
(shopping & dancing)
Day 3 Wed 22nd May 2013 - Honolulu HI
(Kalaupapa & Molokai Island Tour)
Day 4 Thu 23rd May 2013 - Honolulu HI
(Small Group Oahu TV - Movie Location in Hummer Tour)
Day 5 Fri  24th May 2013 - Honolulu HI to Phoenix AZ
(Hawaiian Airlines flight)
Day 6 Sat  25th May 2013 - Phoenix AZ
(Phoenix Valley Half Day Tour)
Day 7 Sun 26th May 2013 - Phoenix AZ
 (Apache Trail Adventure Tour)
Day 8 Mon 27th May 2013 - Phoenix AZ to Albuquerque NM
(Mogollan Rim, Petrified Forest National Park)
Day 9 Tue 28th May 2013 - Alburquerque NM to Santa Fe NM
(Taos, Astronomy Night Adventure)
Day 10 Wed 29th May 2013 - Santa Fe NM to Colorado Springs CO
(Las Vegas NM, Rockies)
Day 11 Thu 30th May 2013 - Colorado Springs CO to Cheyenne WY
(passing through Denver)
Day 12 Fri 31st May 2013 - Cheyenne WY to Rapid City SD
(Scotts Bluff, Chimney Rock, Hot Springs The Needles Eye Drive)
Day 13 Sat 1st June 2013 - Rapid City SD
(Deadwood, Crazy Horse Memorial)
Day 14 Sun 2nd June 2013 - Rapid City SD to Badlands National Park SD
(Wall Dug, Wounded knee Museum, Minuteman Missile Historical Site)
Day 15 Mon 3rd June 2013 - Badlands National Park SD to Bismarck ND
(Pierre SD)
Day 16 Tue 4th June 2013 - Bismarck ND to Fargo ND
(Lake Superior view)
Day 17 Wed 5th June 2013 - Fargo ND to Superior WI
(Duluth MN)
Day 18 Thu 6th June 2013 - Wisconsin WI to Marquette MI
Great Lakes view)
Day 19 Fri 7th June 2013 - Marquette MI to Mackinaw City MI
(Mackinac Bridge)
Day 20 Sat 8th June 2013 - Mackinaw City MI to Mackinac Island MI
 (Grand Hotel Luncheon)
Day 21 Sun 9th June 2013 - Mackinac Island MI to Mackinaw City MI
(Mackinac Island Carriage Tour)
Day 22 Mon 10th June 2013 - Mackinaw City MI to Holland MI
(Cadillac MI, Grand Rapids MI)
Day 23 Tue 11th June 2013 - Holland MI to Chicago IL
 (Lake Michigan views, Hancock Building visit)
Day 24 Wed 12th June 2013 - Chicago IL
(Willis Tower visit, shopping in Chicago)
Day 25 Thu 13th June 2013 - Chicago IL
(Chicago Half Day Tour, Chicago Sunset Dinner Cruise)
Day 26 Fri 14th June 2013 - Chicago Il to Winterset IA
(Des Moines IA, Bridges of Madison County and John Wayne's Birthplace)
Day 27 Sat 15th June 2013 - Winterset IA to Kansas City KS
 (dancing in Kansas City)
Day 28 Sun 16th June 2013 - Kansas City KS
 (shopping, National WWI Museum, Fountain Walking Tour)
Day 29 Mon 17th June 2013 - Kansas City KS to St Louis MO
(Missouri River view)
Day 30 Tue 18th June 2013 - St Louis MO
(St Louis Architecture Tour by SUV)
Day 31 Wed 19th June 2013 - St Louis MO
(Self Tour of St Louis and shopping)
Day 32 Thu 20th June 2012 - St Louis MO to Louisville KY
 (Ohio River view)
Day 33 Fri 21st June 2013 - Louisville KY to Cincinnati OH
(Y'all Water Tower)
Day 34 Sat 22nd June 2013 - Cincinnati OH
(Segway Riverside Ride, Evening Carriage Tour)
Day 35 Sun 23rd June 2013 - Cincinnati OH to Dayton OH
(National Museum of the USAF)
Day 36 Mon 24th June 2013 - Dayton OH to Huntington WV
(Mothman at Point Pleasant)
Day 37 Tue 25th June 2013 - Huntington WV to Knoxville TN
(Lexington KY)
Day 38 Wed 26th June 2013 - Knoxville TN to Nashville TN
(Showboat Dinner Cruise)
Day 39 Thu 27th June 2013 - Nashville TN
(Discover Nashville Tour)
Day 40 Fri 28th June 2013 - Nashville TN
(Downtown Nashville Walking Tour & Ole Opry Night Show)
Day 41 Sat 29th June 2013 Nashville TN to Birminghma AL
(City Tour)
Day 42 Sun 30th June 2013 Birmingham AL to Mobile AL
(Pensacola, Gulf Mexico views)
Day 43 Mon 1st July 2013 Mobile AL to New Orleans LA
 (Stennis Space centre, Mississippi River views)
Day 44 Tue 2nd July 2013 New Orleans LA
(New Orleans City Tour and Showboat)
Day 45 Wed 3rd July 2013 New Orleans LA
(Grand Tour of Cajun Country)
Day 46 Thu 4th July 2013 New Orleans LA
(Anne's Birthday and Independence Day - special dinner in New Orleans)
Day 47 Fri 5th July 2013 New Orleans LA to Vicksburg MS
(Vicksburg National Military Park)
Day 48 Sat 6th July 2013 Vicksburg MS to Little Rock AR
(McCain Mall. City Tour)
Day 49 Sun 7th July 2013 Little Rock AR to Oklahoma City OK
(City Tour, Oklahoma City National Memorial)
Day 50 Mon 8th July 2013 Oklahoma City OK to Dallas TX
(Denton Courthouse, ballroom dancing)
Day 51 Tue 9th July 2012 Dallas TX
(Dallas Highlights, Southfork Ranch visit & Sixth Floor Museum)
Day 52 Wed 10th July 2013 Dallas TX
(shopping, ballroom dancing)
Day 53 Thu 11th July 2013 Dallas TX to Abilene TX
(Abilene town tour)
Day 54 Fri 12th July 2013 Abilene TX to El Paso TX
 (American Airpower Heritage Museum at Midland, Odessa Meteor Crater, Mexican Border)
Day 55 Sat 13th July 2013 El Paso TX to Phoenix AZ
(Tucson, Old Tucson Studios)
Day 56 Sun 14th July 2013 Phoenix AZ
(return vehicle to Alamo)
Day 57 Mon 15th July 2013 Phoenix AZ
(Sedona Day Tour)
Day 58 Tue 16th July 2013 Phoenix AZ to Honolulu HI
(Hawaiian Airlines flight)
Day 59 Wed 17th July 2013 Honolulu HI
(shopping, ballroom dancing)
Day 60 Thu 18th July 2013 Honolulu HI
(USS Missouri, Arizona Memorial, Pearl Harbour, Oahu Sunset Dinner Cruise)
Day 61 Fri 19th July 2013 Honolulu HI
(Valley of Rainbow Walking Tour)
Day 62 Sat 20th July 2013 Honolulu HI to Sydney
 (Hawaiian Airlines flight)
Day 63 Sun 21st July 2013 Sydney
(arrive Sydney 1920 hrs)

***   Days highlighted in "blue" are our road trip days.

Monday, April 1, 2013

Pre-Holiday Information 1 - 2nd April 2013

Neil at the top of a Natural Bridge, Canyonlands National Park, Utah taken during our 2012 USA holiday.

The is our first post to prepare for our 2013 re-visit to the USA. Our next post will list our itinerary for any followers who may want to know when and where we will be for our holiday.