10 days in San Diego, Honolulu & Lahaina Itinerary

10 days in San Diego, Honolulu & Lahaina Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
San Diego
— 3 nights
2
Honolulu, Oahu
— 1 night
3
Lahaina, Maui
— 3 nights

3
nights
San Diego

San Diego ©
Divided into neighborhoods with distinct characters and cultural heritages, San Diego sits just north of the Mexican border and offers visitors a blend of tourist attractions, including a lively nightlife, diverse cuisine, and a thriving musical scene.
San Diego is known for zoos & aquariums, museums, and beaches. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: get to know the resident critters at San Diego Zoo, enjoy some diversion at Balboa Park, find something for the whole family at SeaWorld San Diego, and appreciate the history behind Cabrillo National Monument.

For other places to visit, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the San Diego trip planner.

The Route module shows you travel options from your home to San Diego. In October in San Diego, expect temperatures between 78°F during the day and 64°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Sun) early enough to travel to Honolulu.

Things to do in San Diego

Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Theme Parks
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San Diego Zoo ©
San Diego Zoo
SeaWorld San Diego ©
SeaWorld San Diego
Balboa Park ©
Balboa Park

1
night
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.
Start off your visit on the 2nd (Mon): explore the different monuments and memorials at USS Arizona Memorial, go for a walk through Diamond Head State Monument, and then explore the activities along Hanauma Bay Nature Preserve. On your second day here, contemplate the long history of Iolani Palace, stroll through Waikiki Beach, and then appreciate the history behind Queen Liliuokalani Statue.

To see reviews, photos, maps, and other tourist information, read Honolulu driving holiday site.

Getting from San Diego to Honolulu by flight takes about 8 hours. The time zone difference moving from Pacific Standard Time (PST) to Hawaii Standard Time (HST) is minus 2 hours. In November, Honolulu is a bit warmer than San Diego - with highs of 84°F and lows of 72°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Tue) so you can travel to Lahaina.

Things to do in Honolulu

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches
Highlights from your plan
USS Arizona Memorial ©
USS Arizona Memorial
Waikiki Beach ©
Waikiki Beach
Diamond Head State Monument ©
Diamond Head State Monument

3
nights
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.
On the 4th (Wed), discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour, tour the pleasant surroundings at Ka'anapali Beach, and then admire nature's extreme beauty at Surf Ripper Shave Ice Co. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: kick back and relax at Ho'okipa Beach Park and then take a memorable drive along Hana Highway - Road to Hana.

To see photos, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Lahaina trip planner.

Fly from Honolulu to Lahaina in 3.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 81°F in November, and nighttime lows around 71°F. On the 6th (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Lahaina

Outdoors · Parks · Scenic Drive

Side Trips

Hana Highway - Road to Hana, Ho'okipa Beach Park
Highlights from your plan
Ka'anapali Beach ©
Ka'anapali Beach
Scuba & Snorkeling
Hana Highway - Road to Hana ©
Hana Highway - Road to Hana

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