12 days in Maui & Kauai Itinerary

12 days in Maui & Kauai Itinerary

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Wailea
— 2 nights
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Kapalua
— 1 night
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Poipu
— 3 nights
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Hanalei
— 5 nights

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Wailea

Wailea ©
Wailea is a census-designated place (CDP) in Maui County, Hawaii, United States. Get outdoors at Makena Beach and Wailea Beach Path. We've included these beaches for you: Ulua Beach and Keawakapu Beach. There's more to do: kick back and relax at Polo Beach and tour the pleasant surroundings at Little Beach.

To see other places to visit, photos, reviews, and tourist information, read our Wailea trip planning app.

New York City to Wailea is an approximately 15.5-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 5 hours traveling from New York City to Wailea. Traveling from New York City in June, things will get a bit warmer in Wailea: highs are around 87°F and lows about 71°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Kapalua.

Things to do in Wailea

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches
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Polo Beach ©
Polo Beach
Keawakapu Beach ©
Keawakapu Beach
Wailea Beach Path ©
Wailea Beach Path

1
night
Kapalua

Kapalua ©
Kapalua is a census-designated place (CDP) in Maui County, Hawaii, United States. On the 10th (Thu), take in the architecture and atmosphere at Sacred Hearts Mission Church, enjoy the sand and surf at D.T. Fleming Park, then look for all kinds of wild species at Honolua Bay, and finally tour the pleasant surroundings at Kapalua Beach.

To find maps, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, use the Kapalua journey builder.

Drive from Wailea to Kapalua in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In June in Kapalua, expect temperatures between 84°F during the day and 72°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Poipu.

Things to do in Kapalua

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches

Side Trip

Honolua Bay
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D.T. Fleming Park ©
D.T. Fleming Park
Kapalua Beach ©
Kapalua Beach
Sacred Hearts Mission Church ©
Sacred Hearts Mission Church

3
nights
Poipu

Poipu ©
Poipū is a census-designated place in Kauai County on the southern side of the island of Kauai in the U.S. Your itinerary includes some good beach time at Polihale State Park and Shipwreck Beach. Step out of the city life by going to Kauai Path and Maha'ulepu Heritage Trail. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Poipu: Boat Tours & Water Sports (in Kekaha) and Sleeping Giant Trail (in Kapaa). There's lots more to do: cross one thing off your bucket list with Skydive Kauai, trot along with CJM Country Stables, enjoy the sand and surf at Kalapaki Beach, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Salt Pond Beach Park.

To find ratings, maps, photos, and more tourist information, read our Poipu travel planner.

Getting from Kapalua to Poipu by flight takes about 4 hours. June in Poipu sees daily highs of 83°F and lows of 73°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sun) so you can go by car to Hanalei.

Things to do in Poipu

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches

Side Trips

Lihue, Hanapepe, Kapaa, CJM Country Stables, Polihale State Park
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Skydive Kauai ©
Skydive Kauai
Maha'ulepu Heritage Trail
Maha'ulepu Heritage Trail
Polihale State Park ©
Polihale State Park

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nights
Hanalei

Hanalei ©
Hanalei is a census-designated place (CDP) in Kauai County, Hawaii, United States. Get outdoors at Ke'e Beach and Pali Ke Kua Beach (Hideaway s Beach). You'll discover tucked-away gems like Anini Beach and Hanalei Valley Lookout. Take a break from Hanalei with a short trip to Waimea Canyon State Park in Waimea, about 42 minutes away. There's still lots to do: admire the sheer force of Hanakapiai Falls, take in nature's colorful creations at Limahuli Garden and Preserve, hike along Kalalau Trail, and identify plant and animal life at Kilauea Point National Wildlife Refuge.

For where to stay, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Hanalei day trip app.

You can drive from Poipu to Hanalei in 1.5 hours. June in Hanalei sees daily highs of 83°F and lows of 73°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Hanalei

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches

Side Trips

Kauai, Waimea Canyon State Park, Pali Ke Kua Beach (Hideaway s Beach), Ke'e Beach, Kilauea Point National Wildlife Refuge
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Hanakapiai Falls ©
Hanakapiai Falls
Ke'e Beach ©
Ke'e Beach
Pali Ke Kua Beach (Hideaway s Beach) ©
Pali Ke Kua Beach (Hideaway s Beach)

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