10 days in Maui Itinerary

10 days in Maui Itinerary

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Haleakala National Park
— 1 night
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Kihei
— 8 nights
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Haleakala National Park

— 1 night

A Rare and Sacred Landscape

Haleakala National Park offers visitors the rare opportunity to walk down into the intact crater of a volcano.
On the 22nd (Wed), don't miss a visit to Charles Lindbergh's Grave, tour the pleasant surroundings at Pipiwai Trail, then look for all kinds of wild species at Pools at Ohe'o, and finally delve into the lush surroundings at Bamboo Forest.

For other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Haleakala National Park trip planner.

Austin to Haleakala National Park is an approximately 12-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Austin to Haleakala National Park is minus 4 hours. Traveling from Austin in December, you will find days in Haleakala National Park are somewhat warmer (82°F), and nights are much warmer (66°F). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Wed) early enough to travel to Kihei.

Things to do in Haleakala National Park

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Trails

Side Trips

Kihei

— 8 nights
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.
Appreciate the collections at Baldwin Home Museum and Maui On Metal. Step off the beaten path and head to Ho'okipa Beach Park and Maui Brewing Company. Get out of town with these interesting Kihei side-trips: Lahaina (Kahekili Beach Park, Whalers Village Museum, &more), Zipline (in Kula) and Kapalua Beach (in Kapalua). And it doesn't end there: stroll through Maluaka Beach, stroll around Kamaole Beach Park I, explore the striking landscape at Nakalele Blowhole, and enjoy the sand and surf at Makena Beach.

For maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Kihei road trip planning website.

Explore your travel options from Haleakala National Park to Kihei with the Route module. December in Kihei sees daily highs of 82°F and lows of 66°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Thu) to allow time to fly back home.

Things to do in Kihei

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Tours

Side Trips

Maui travel guide

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Scuba & Snorkeling · Beaches · Luaus
The Valley Isle
The second largest of the eight major Hawaiian Islands, Maui features a rugged landscape ranging from high mountain peaks to deep valleys. Half of Maui lies within 8 km (5 mi) of the coastline, and most tourists come for the sandy beaches, many of them backed by fashionable resorts offering every modern convenience. Diversity of tourist attractions is Maui's major allure, with each of the island's shores offering a different set of vacation ideas. You can swim with dolphins, snorkel with sea turtles, or hike over the otherworldly landscapes of the world's biggest dormant volcano. A foodie paradise, the island also features dozens of small farms and gourmet restaurants.