11 days in Hawaii Itinerary

11 days in Hawaii Itinerary

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11 days in Hawaii Itinerary

Start: Detroit
Fly:  11​h 45​min
1
Kihei, Maui
— 3 nights
Fly:  2​h 30​min
2
Honolulu, Oahu
— 5 nights
Fly:  3​h 45​min
3
Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii
— 2 nights
Fly:  13​h 15​min
End: Detroit

3
nights
Kihei, Maui

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.
We've included these beaches for you: Ka'anapali Beach and Kalepolepo Beach Park. Get outdoors at Scuba & Snorkeling and Haleakala Crater. There's lots more to do: take a memorable drive along Hana Highway - Road to Hana, kick back and relax at Makena Beach, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Ho'okipa Beach Park.

To see more things to do, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Kihei tour planner.

Detroit to Kihei is an approximately 12-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Detroit to Kihei is minus 5 hours. Expect warmer temperatures when traveling from Detroit in February; daily highs in Kihei reach 81°F and lows reach 65°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sat) so you can travel to Honolulu.

Things to do in Kihei

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Lahaina, Ho'okipa Beach Park, Hana Highway - Road to Hana, Makena Beach, Haleakala Crater
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Haleakala Crater ©
Haleakala Crater
Ka'anapali Beach ©
Ka'anapali Beach

5
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.
Relax by the water at Waikiki Beach and Sunset Beach Park. Let the collections at USS Arizona Memorial and Bishop Museum capture your imagination. Take a break from Honolulu with a short trip to Kailua Beach Park in Kailua, about 32 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: go for a walk through Diamond Head State Monument, look for all kinds of wild species at Pele's Chair, see the interesting displays at USS Bowfin Submarine Museum & Park, and admire the sheer force of Manoa Falls.

To see other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Honolulu online holiday planner .

You can fly from Kihei to Honolulu in 2.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of taxi and flight; or do a combination of car and flight. In February, daily temperatures in Honolulu can reach 81°F, while at night they dip to 69°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Thu) early enough to travel to Kailua-Kona.

Things to do in Honolulu

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Pele's Chair, Kailua Beach Park, Sunset Beach Park
Highlights from your plan
USS Arizona Memorial ©
USS Arizona Memorial
Waikiki Beach ©
Waikiki Beach
Diamond Head State Monument ©
Diamond Head State Monument

2
nights
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 21st (Fri), see what you can catch with a fishing tour, then get interesting insight from Tours, and then kick back and relax at Kahaluu Beach.

To see reviews, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Kailua-Kona itinerary maker website .

You can fly from Honolulu to Kailua-Kona in 4 hours. In February, daytime highs in Kailua-Kona are 81°F, while nighttime lows are 69°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Kailua-Kona

Outdoors Tours Wildlife

Side Trip

Kahaluu Beach
Highlights from your plan
Swim with Dolphins
Kahaluu Beach ©
Kahaluu Beach
Fishing Charters & Tours

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