11 days in Maui & Honolulu Itinerary

11 days in Maui & Honolulu Itinerary

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11 days in Maui & Honolulu Itinerary

Start: Midland
Fly:  14​h 15​min
1
Kahului
— 2 nights
Bus:  30​min
2
Kihei
— 4 nights
Fly:  2​h 30​min
3
Honolulu
— 3 nights
Fly:  14​h 30​min
End: Midland


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2
nights
Kahului

Kahului ©
Kahului is a census-designated place (CDP) in Maui County, on the island of Maui, in the U.S. On the 15th (Sun), don't miss a visit to Paia Peace Stupa and then take in the awesome beauty at Haleakala Crater. On the next day, admire the majestic nature at Iao Valley, then stop by Maui Specialty Chocolate, then experience rural life at Surfing Goat Dairy, and finally see the world from above with a helicopter tour.

To find reviews, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Kahului sightseeing planner.

Midland to Kahului is an approximately 14.5-hour flight. Traveling from Midland to Kahului, you'll gain 5 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Midland in September, you will find days in Kahului are a bit warmer (90°F), and nights are much warmer (72°F). Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 17th (Tue) to allow time for the bus ride to Kihei.

Things to do in Kahului

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Paia Peace Stupa, Haleakala Crater, Napili Beach, Iao Valley, Surfing Goat Dairy
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Haleakala Crater ©
Haleakala Crater
Iao Valley ©
Iao Valley
Napili Beach ©
Napili Beach

4
nights
Kihei

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.
Venture out of the city with trips to Lahaina (Zipline, Ka'anapali Beach, & more). There's much more to do: observe the fascinating underwater world at Maui Ocean Center, stroll through Kamaole Beach Park III, see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour, and kick back and relax at Wailea Beach.

To find maps, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Kihei online trip builder .

Kihei is just a stone's throw from Kahului. September in Kihei sees daily highs of 90°F and lows of 72°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Sat) to allow time to travel to Honolulu.

Things to do in Kihei

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Lahaina, Wailuku, Wailea Beach
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Ka'anapali Beach ©
Ka'anapali Beach
Maui Ocean Center ©
Maui Ocean Center
Wailea Beach ©
Wailea Beach

3
nights
Honolulu

Honolulu ©
In many ways much more Asian than American, Honolulu is Hawaii's largest city and its center of government, transportation, commerce, and tourism.
Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Sun): make a trip to Battleship Missouri Memorial and then kick back and relax at Waikiki Beach. Keep things going the next day: explore the different monuments and memorials at USS Arizona Memorial, then go for a walk through Diamond Head State Monument, and then explore the activities along Hanauma Bay Nature Preserve.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Honolulu trip planner.

You can fly from Kihei to Honolulu in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and flight; or do a combination of car and flight. September in Honolulu sees daily highs of 88°F and lows of 76°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 24th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Honolulu

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

Waimea Bay
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USS Arizona Memorial ©
USS Arizona Memorial
Waikiki Beach ©
Waikiki Beach
Diamond Head State Monument ©
Diamond Head State Monument

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