20 days in Pensacola & American Samoa Itinerary

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Pensacola, United States
— 14 nights
Drive to Destin-Fort Walton Beach Airport, Fly to Pago Pago
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Pago Pago, American Samoa
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Pensacola, United States — 14 nights

Western Gate to the Sunshine State

Surrounded on three sides by water, Pensacola offers access to white-sand beaches and emerald-green ocean unspoiled by large resorts.
Kids will enjoy Room Escape Games and National Naval Aviation Museum. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Pensacola: Mobile (Bragg-Mitchell Mansion, USS ALABAMA Battleship Memorial Park, &more), Fort Pickens Area (in Pensacola Beach) and Santa Rosa Beach (Modus Photography & Santa Rosa Beach). There's lots more to do: get close to the beloved marine mammals with AJ's Water Adventures, take in the waterfront at Okaloosa Island Pier, tour the pleasant surroundings at Gulf State Park Fishing Pier, and get to know the resident critters at Alabama Gulf Coast Zoo.

For maps, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Pensacola travel route planner.

Valparaiso to Pensacola is an approximately 1.5-hour car ride. Expect a daytime high around 67°F in December, and nighttime lows around 50°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Mon) so you can travel to Pago Pago.
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Pago Pago, American Samoa — 3 nights

Head to Pago Pago, the territorial capital of American Samoa, for an authentic Pacific Islands holiday.
Attractions like National Park of American Samoa and Jean P. Haydon Museum make great kid-friendly stops. There's much more to do: take in the awesome beauty at Mount Alava, tour the pleasant surroundings at Blunts Point Trail, trek along Cloud Rainforest to Reef Hike, and explore the galleries of Fagatele Bay National Marine Sanctuary Office.

For maps, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Pago Pago trip itinerary planning site.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Pensacola to Pago Pago. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 4 hours traveling from Pensacola to Pago Pago. While traveling from Pensacola, expect a bit warmer days and much hotter nights in Pago Pago, ranging from highs of 80°F to lows of 67°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Fri) so you can travel back home.
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American Samoa travel guide

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Visit American Samoa, a land made up of five volcanic islands and two coral atolls, for a holiday as adventurous or relaxing as you want to make it. The untouched landscape supports an abundance of protected wildlife, and many tourism businesses are locally owned, operated, and sustainable. The islands' numerous cultural heritage highlights give visitors a sense of the spirituality and calm that native inhabitants have maintained for millennia. Traversable by land and sea, this unincorporated territory of the United States offers many new perspectives on a fascinating culture and environment.
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