11 days in Hawaii, Houston & Anaheim Itinerary

11 days in Hawaii, Houston & Anaheim Itinerary

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11 days in Hawaii, Houston & Anaheim Itinerary

Start: Melbourne
Fly:  13​h 30​min
1
Honolulu, Oahu
— 2 nights
Fly:  10​h 15​min
2
Houston
— 1 day
Fly:  5​h 45​min
3
Anaheim
— 3 nights
Fly:  9​h
4
Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii
— 1 day
Fly:  2​h 15​min
5
Kihei, Maui
— 2 nights
Fly:  13​h 30​min
End: Melbourne

2
nights
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.
Attractions like Waikiki Beach and Hanauma Bay Nature Preserve make great kid-friendly stops. Step out of Honolulu with an excursion to Kailua Beach Park in Kailua--about 32 minutes away. There's much more to do: stroll the grounds of USS Arizona Memorial, hike along Manoa Falls, examine the collection at USS Bowfin Submarine Museum & Park, and explore and take pictures at Diamond Head State Monument.

For traveler tips, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Honolulu tour itinerary planner .

Melbourne, Australia to Honolulu is an approximately 13.5-hour flight. Traveling from Melbourne to Honolulu, you'll gain 20 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Melbourne in September, things will get warmer in Honolulu: highs are around 36°C and lows about 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Fri) so you can travel to Houston.

Things to do in Honolulu

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

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

1
day
Houston

Houston ©
Although urban sprawl remains synonymous with Houston, most of the city's tourist attractions lie within the relatively small downtown area, surrounded by diverse neighborhoods housing the nation's biggest African-American, Asian-American, and Latino communities.
On the 21st (Sat), take in the architecture and atmosphere at Annunciation Catholic Church, then engage your brain at The Houston Museum of Natural Science, and then get your game on at The Escape Game Houston.

For photos, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, read Houston online vacation maker .

You can fly from Honolulu to Houston in 10.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and car; or do a combination of flight and bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Honolulu to Houston is 4 hours. Expect a daytime high around 38°C in September, and nighttime lows around 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Sat) early enough to travel to Anaheim.

Things to do in Houston

Museums Childrens Museums Fun & Games
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The Houston Museum of Natural Science ©

3
nights
Anaheim

Anaheim ©
Anaheim's major attractions are its world-famous Disney entertainment complex, sports teams, and convention center.
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Disneyland Park and Downtown Disney. Have a day of magic on the 23rd (Mon) at Disney California Adventure Park. It doesn't end there: catch some excitement at World of Color - Celebrate and admire the striking features of The Packing House.

To see reviews, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, use the Anaheim trip maker .

Getting from Houston to Anaheim by flight takes about 6 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 2 hours traveling from Houston to Anaheim. Expect slightly colder evenings in Anaheim when traveling from Houston in September, with lows around 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Tue) early enough to travel to Kailua-Kona.

Things to do in Anaheim

Theme Parks Fun & Games Shopping
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Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
Disney California Adventure Park ©
Disney California Adventure Park
Downtown Disney ©
Downtown Disney

1
day
Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii

Thanks to its favorable location near a mountain range blocking the northeasterly trade winds, Kailua-Kona gets little rainfall, allowing adventure seekers and nature lovers a chance to enjoy over 300 days of sunshine each year.
On the 25th (Wed), get interesting insight from Tours and then see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

To find ratings, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Kailua-Kona road trip planning site .

You can fly from Anaheim to Kailua-Kona in 9 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of bus and flight. The time zone difference moving from Pacific Standard Time to Hawaii Standard Time is minus 2 hours. Traveling from Anaheim in September, Kailua-Kona is a bit warmer at night with lows of 28°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Wed) so you can travel to Kihei.

Things to do in Kailua-Kona

Tours Outdoors Wildlife
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Swim with Dolphins
Dolphin & Whale Watching

2
nights
Kihei, Maui

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.
Kick off your visit on the 26th (Thu): tour the pleasant surroundings at Ka'anapali Beach, then get engrossed in the history at Baldwin Home Museum, and then make a trip to Lahaina Banyan Court. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: kick back and relax at Kalepolepo Beach Park and then admire nature's wide array of creatures at Maui Ocean Center.

For more things to do, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Kihei tour planner.

Fly from Kailua-Kona to Kihei in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and taxi; or do a combination of bus and flight. September in Kihei sees daily highs of 38°C and lows of 26°C at night. On the 27th (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Kihei

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Lahaina, Maui Ocean Center
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Maui Ocean Center ©
Maui Ocean Center
Ka'anapali Beach ©
Ka'anapali Beach
Lahaina Banyan Court ©
Lahaina Banyan Court

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