14 days in Hawaii Itinerary

14 days in Hawaii Itinerary

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14 days in Hawaii Itinerary

Zurich
Fly:  25​h
Lahaina, Maui
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
Kipahulu, Maui
— 3 nights
Drive + Fly:  3​h 45​min
Honolulu, Oahu
— 6 nights
Fly:  23​h 45​min
Zurich

2
days
Lahaina, Maui

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.
Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Sat): enjoy the sand and surf at Ka'anapali Beach, then pause for some serene contemplation at Maria Lanakila Catholic Church, and then make a trip to Lahaina Banyan Court. Here are some ideas for day two: admire nature's wide array of creatures at Maui Ocean Center, then enjoy the sand and surf at Ho'okipa Beach Park, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Wailea Beach.

For where to stay, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Lahaina trip planning app .

Zurich, Switzerland to Lahaina is an approximately 25-hour flight. The time zone changes from Central European Time (CET) to Hawaii Standard Time (HST), which is usually a -11 hour difference. Expect warmer temperatures when traveling from Zurich in December; daily highs in Lahaina reach 30°C and lows reach 24°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Mon) early enough to travel to Kipahulu.

Things to do in Lahaina

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Wailea Beach, Maui Ocean Center, Ho'okipa Beach Park
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Ka'anapali Beach ©
Ka'anapali Beach
Lahaina Banyan Court ©
Lahaina Banyan Court
Maui Ocean Center
Maui Ocean Center

3
days
Kipahulu, Maui

Kipahulu ©
Kīpahulu is an unincorporated community in the Hāna district of Maui, Hawaii. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Kipahulu: Wai'anapanapa State Park (in Hana) and Haleakala Crater (in Haleakala National Park). Spend the 25th (Mon) exploring the striking scenery along Hana Highway - Road to Hana. The adventure continues: ride a horse along Pipiwai Trail, explore the different monuments and memorials at Charles Lindbergh's Grave, and take in the exciting artwork at Laura Mango Art Gallery.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Kipahulu trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

You can drive from Lahaina to Kipahulu in 2.5 hours. December in Kipahulu sees daily highs of 29°C and lows of 27°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Thu) so you can travel to Honolulu.

Things to do in Kipahulu

Outdoors Parks Nature

Side Trips

Haleakala National Park, Hana, Hana Highway - Road to Hana
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Pipiwai Trail ©
Pipiwai Trail
Haleakala Crater ©
Haleakala Crater
Charles Lindbergh's Grave ©
Charles Lindbergh's Grave

6
days
Honolulu, Oahu

Honolulu ©
In many ways much more Asian than American, Honolulu is Hawaii's largest city and its center of government, transportation, commerce, and tourism.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Honolulu: Kailua Beach Park (in Kailua) and Haleiwa (Waimea Bay & Sunset Beach Park). Next up on the itinerary: appreciate the history behind USS Arizona Memorial, immerse yourself in nature at Hanauma Bay Nature Preserve, kick back and relax at Waikiki Beach, and look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas.

To see traveler tips, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Honolulu online road trip planner .

Do a combination of car and flight from Kipahulu to Honolulu in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and flight. Traveling from Kipahulu in December, plan for little chillier nights in Honolulu, with lows around 24°C. On the 3rd (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Honolulu

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Haleiwa, Oahu, Kailua Beach Park
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Waikiki Beach ©
Waikiki Beach
USS Arizona Memorial ©
USS Arizona Memorial
Diamond Head State Monument ©
Diamond Head State Monument

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