10 days in Maui Itinerary

10 days in Maui Itinerary

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10 days in Maui Itinerary

Start: Los Angeles
Fly + Drive:  9​h 15​min
1
Hana
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
2
Kihei
— 7 nights
Fly:  7​h 30​min
End: Los Angeles

2
nights
Hana

Hana ©
Hana is one of the most isolated communities in Hawaii, with a permanent population of just over 1,000 people.
Kick off your visit on the 4th (Wed): take in the spiritual surroundings of Kahanu Garden and then explore and take pictures at Hana Highway - Road to Hana. On the 5th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: admire the sheer force of Wailua Falls, then explore by horseback at Pipiwai Trail, then view the masterpieces at Laura Mango Art Gallery, and finally get impressive views of Haleakala Crater.

To see maps, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Hana trip itinerary planning site .

Los Angeles to Hana is an approximately 9.5-hour combination of flight and car. You can also fly; or do a combination of train, flight, and car. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 2 hours traveling from Los Angeles to Hana. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Los Angeles in December; daily highs in Hana reach 82°F and lows reach 66°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Kihei.

Things to do in Hana

Parks Outdoors Scenic Drive

Side Trips

Haleakala National Park, Hana Highway - Road to Hana
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Haleakala Crater ©
Haleakala Crater
Hana Highway - Road to Hana ©
Hana Highway - Road to Hana
Kahanu Garden ©
Kahanu Garden

7
nights
Kihei

Stretching over 9.7 km (6 mi) of pristine south Maui coastline, Kihei is the island's driest and sunniest region, making it a perfect location for water activities and beach leisure.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Kihei: Kapalua Beach (in Kapalua) and Lahaina (Lahaina Jodo Mission, Lahaina Banyan Court, & more). There's much more to do: see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour, immerse yourself in nature at Iao Valley, observe the fascinating underwater world at Maui Ocean Center, and see the interesting displays at Hale Ho'ike'ike at the Bailey House.

To see reviews, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Kihei online sightseeing planner .

Drive from Hana to Kihei in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus. In December in Kihei, expect temperatures between 82°F during the day and 66°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 12th (Thu) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Kihei

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Lahaina, Wailuku, Kula, Wailea, Helicopter Tours
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Ka'anapali Beach ©
Ka'anapali Beach
Lahaina Banyan Court ©
Lahaina Banyan Court

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