11 days in Oahu Itinerary

11 days in Oahu Itinerary

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11 days in Oahu Itinerary

Start: Detroit
Fly + Drive:  13​h 30​min
1
Makaha
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Kailua
— 6 nights
Fly:  15​h 30​min
End: Detroit

3
nights
Makaha

Mākaha is a census-designated place in Honolulu County, Hawaii, United States. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Sharks Cove and Waimea Valley. You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Sunset Beach Park and Laniakea Beach. Venture out of the city with trips to Haleiwa (Stand-Up Paddleboarding, Wys Galleries, & more). It doesn't end there: explore the striking landscape at Ka'ena Point State Park.

For ratings, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Makaha trip maker tool .

Detroit to Makaha is an approximately 13.5-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time to Hawaii Standard Time is minus 5 hours. Traveling from Detroit in June, Makaha is a bit warmer at night with lows of 67°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Tue) so you can travel to Kailua.

Things to do in Makaha

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Haleiwa, Ka'ena Point State Park, Sharks Cove
Highlights from your plan
Stand-Up Paddleboarding
Sunset Beach Park ©
Sunset Beach Park
Waimea Valley ©
Waimea Valley

6
nights
Kailua

Kailua ©
Kailua is a census-designated place (CDP) in Honolulu County, Hawaii, United States. Visit Makapuu Lighthouse Trail and National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific for their historical value. Escape the urban bustle at Ko Olina Lagoons and Kailua Beach Park. Explore Kailua's surroundings by going to Honolulu (Diamond Head State Monument, Waikiki Beach, & more). The adventure continues: enjoy the sand and surf at Lanikai Beach, explore the ancient world of The Kaniakapupu Ruins, stroll through Makapu'u Point, and explore the striking landscape at Halona Blowhole.

For traveler tips, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Kailua attractions planner.

You can drive from Makaha to Kailua in 1.5 hours. Traveling from Makaha in June, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in Kailua, with lows of 74°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Kailua

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Honolulu, Oahu, Ko Olina Lagoons
Highlights from your plan
Diamond Head State Monument ©
Diamond Head State Monument
Lanikai Beach ©
Lanikai Beach
Koko Crater Railway Trail ©
Koko Crater Railway Trail

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