12 days in Molokai & Maui Itinerary

12 days in Molokai & Maui Itinerary

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Molokai
— 2 nights
2
Lahaina
— 6 nights
3
Haleakala National Park
— 3 nights

2
nights
Molokai

Molokai ©
On the 25th (Fri), enjoy the sand and surf at Kakahaia Beach Park, then explore and take pictures at Halawa Valley, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Philomena Church. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 26th (Sat): relax in the rural setting at Purdy's Natural Macadamia Nuts, explore the striking landscape at Phallic Rock (Ka Ule o Nanahoa), and then kick back and relax at Kawakiu Beach.

Plan trip to Molokai with our itinerary maker to find out where to go and what to do.

New York City to Molokai is an approximately 15.5-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from New York City to Molokai is minus 5 hours. Expect much warmer temperatures when traveling from New York City in December; daily highs in Molokai reach 79°F and lows reach 67°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Sat) early enough to travel to Lahaina.

Things to do in Molokai

Parks · Outdoors · Nature
Highlights from your plan
Halawa Valley ©
Halawa Valley
Kawakiu Beach ©
Kawakiu Beach
Phallic Rock (Ka Ule o Nanahoa) ©
Phallic Rock (Ka Ule o Nanahoa)

6
nights
Lahaina

Lahaina ©
Once the booming capital of the Hawaiian Kingdom, the tropical paradise of Lahaina still remains one of Maui's top vacation attractions, providing both culture and recreation.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Maui Crafts Guild and Sacred Hearts Mission Church. Step off the beaten path and head to Ho'okipa Beach Park and Kapalua Coastal Trail. Venture out of the city with trips to Wailea (Ulua Beach, Wailea Beach Path, &more), Photography Tours (in Kahului) and Kihei (Kamaole Beach Park III & Kamaole Beach Park II). The adventure continues: get interesting insight from Tours, tour the pleasant surroundings at Baby Beach, enjoy the sand and surf at Kahekili Beach Park, and walk around Lahaina Banyan Court.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Lahaina travel planner.

Fly from Molokai to Lahaina in 3.5 hours. In December, daily temperatures in Lahaina can reach 78°F, while at night they dip to 68°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Fri) to allow enough time to take a bus to Haleakala National Park.

Things to do in Lahaina

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches

Side Trips

Wailea, Kapalua, Kihei, Paia, Photography Tours
Highlights from your plan
Baby Beach ©
Baby Beach
Keawakapu Beach ©
Keawakapu Beach
Wailea Beach Path ©
Wailea Beach Path

3
nights
Haleakala National Park

Haleakala National Park ©
Haleakala National Park offers visitors the rare opportunity to walk down into the intact crater of a volcano.
Start off your visit on the 2nd (Sat): take a memorable drive along Hana Highway - Road to Hana. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 3rd (Sun): make a trip to Charles Lindbergh's Grave, explore by horseback at Pipiwai Trail, then identify plant and animal life at Pools at Ohe'o, and finally take a peaceful walk through Bamboo Forest.

For ratings, maps, and other tourist information, read our Haleakala National Park online travel planner.

You can take a bus from Lahaina to Haleakala National Park in 2 hours. In January, plan for daily highs up to 81°F, and evening lows to 63°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Mon) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Haleakala National Park

Outdoors · Scenic Drive · Parks

Side Trips

Maui, Charles Lindbergh's Grave
Highlights from your plan
Pools at Ohe'o ©
Pools at Ohe'o
Hana Highway - Road to Hana ©
Hana Highway - Road to Hana
Charles Lindbergh's Grave ©
Charles Lindbergh's Grave

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