10 days in Maui Itinerary

10 days in Maui Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Maui trip planner
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Paia
— 2 nights
Drive
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Hana
— 1 night
Drive
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Wailea
— 1 night
Drive
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Ka'anapali
— 3 nights
Drive
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Kapalua
— 1 night
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Paia — 2 nights

Pāia is a census-designated place in Maui County, Hawaii, on the northern coast of the island of Maui. On the 7th (Fri), explore the world behind art at Hui No‘eau Visual Arts Center, kick back and relax at Ho'okipa Beach Park, relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, then view the masterpieces at Maui Crafts Guild, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Mantokuji Temple Mission of Paia, and finally make a trip to Maui Dharma Center. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: steep yourself in history at Haiku Mill, whizz through the canopy at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks, and then take in the exciting artwork at Makai Glass Maui.

To see other places to visit, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Paia travel planner.

Denver to Paia is an approximately 9-hour flight. You'll gain 3 hours traveling from Denver to Paia due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Denver in August, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in Paia, with lows of 73°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Hana.
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Hana — 1 night

Hana is one of the most isolated communities in Hawaii, with a permanent population of just over 1,000 people.
Find out how to plan Hana trip without stress by asking Inspirock to help create an itinerary.

Drive from Paia to Hana in 2 hours. In August, daily temperatures in Hana can reach 90°F, while at night they dip to 73°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sun) so you can go by car to Wailea.
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Wailea — 1 night

Wailea is a census-designated place (CDP) in Maui County, Hawaii, United States. For other places to visit, photos, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Wailea day trip app.

Traveling by car from Hana to Wailea takes 2.5 hours. In August, daily temperatures in Wailea can reach 90°F, while at night they dip to 73°F. You'll set off for Ka'anapali on the 10th (Mon).
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Ka'anapali — 3 nights

Perched at the western tip of Maui, the tourist hub of Ka'anapali offers a range of resorts and activities revolving around the beach.
Kids will appreciate attractions like Parasailing & Paragliding and The Spa at Black Rock. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Maui Hands and Kaanapali Coffee Farms.

For ratings, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Ka'anapali driving holiday tool.

Traveling by car from Wailea to Ka'anapali takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In August in Ka'anapali, expect temperatures between 86°F during the day and 74°F at night. On the 13th (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Kapalua.
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Kapalua — 1 night

Kapalua is a census-designated place (CDP) in Maui County, Hawaii, United States. On the 13th (Thu), take in the architecture and atmosphere at Sacred Hearts Mission Church, look for all kinds of wild species at Honolua Bay, then enjoy the sand and surf at Honokeana Bay, and finally stroll through Kapalua Beach.

To see ratings, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Kapalua day trip site.

Kapalua is just a stone's throw from Ka'anapali. Expect a daytime high around 86°F in August, and nighttime lows around 74°F. On the 14th (Fri), you'll travel back home.
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Maui travel guide

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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.
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