13 days in Hawaii Itinerary

13 days in Hawaii Itinerary

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Start: Tampa, Florida
Fly + Bus:  14 h
1
Lahaina, Maui
— 2 nights
Bus:  1 h 30 min
2
Haleakala National Park, Maui
— 2 nights
+2
Bus + Fly + Taxi:  3 h 30 min
3
Hawaii Volcanoes National Park, Island of Hawaii
— 2 nights
Drive:  30 min
4
Volcano, Island of Hawaii
— 2 nights
+2
Bus + Taxi + Fly:  4 h 15 min
5
Honolulu, Oahu
— 4 nights
Fly:  14 h
End: Tampa, Florida

2
nights
Lahaina, Maui

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.
Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 20th (Tue): get outside with The Ocean Project On Maui, then take an in-depth tour of Baldwin Home Museum, then pause for some serene contemplation at Maria Lanakila Catholic Church, and finally discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

For traveler tips, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, read Lahaina trip itinerary app.

Tampa to Lahaina is an approximately 14- hour combination of flight and bus. You can also do a combination of train, flight, and bus; or do a combination of bus and flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 5 hours traveling from Tampa to Lahaina. In October, daily temperatures in Lahaina can reach 84°F, while at night they dip to 73°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Wed) to allow time to take a bus to Haleakala National Park.

Things to do in Lahaina

Outdoors Parks Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Scuba & Snorkeling
Old Lahaina Courthouse ©
Old Lahaina Courthouse
Lahaina Harbor ©
Lahaina Harbor

2
nights
Haleakala National Park, Maui

Haleakala National Park ©
Haleakala National Park offers visitors the rare opportunity to walk down into the intact crater of a volcano.
Your list of things to see and do now includes Sliding Sands Trail, Haleakala Sunrise Tours, Waimoku Falls, and other attractions. Start off your visit on the 22nd (Thu): take in the dramatic scenery at Waimoku Falls, surround yourself with nature on Haleakala Sunrise Tours, stroll through Sliding Sands Trail, contemplate the geological forces at Haleakala Crater, then cruise along Haleakala Highway (Crater Road), and finally stroll through Ke‘anae Point. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Huialoha Church, tour the pleasant surroundings at Pipiwai Trail, then look for all kinds of wild species at Pools at Ohe'o, and finally take a peaceful walk through Bamboo Forest.

To see maps, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Haleakala National Park journey planner.

You can take a bus from Lahaina to Haleakala National Park in 1.5 hours. October in Haleakala National Park sees daily highs of 88°F and lows of 70°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Fri) early enough to travel to Hawaii Volcanoes National Park.

Things to do in Haleakala National Park

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Maui, Huialoha Church
Highlights from your plan
Pools at Ohe'o ©
Pools at Ohe'o
Haleakala Crater ©
Haleakala Crater
Huialoha Church ©
Huialoha Church

2
nights
Hawaii Volcanoes National Park, Island of Hawaii

Hawaii Volcanoes National Park ©
Volcanoes have played an important role in shaping the Earth, and Hawaii Volcanoes National Park shows visitors the process in action.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Thurston Lava Tube (Nahuku), Keanakakoi Crater Overlook and Kīlauea. Start off your visit on the 24th (Sat): contemplate the geological forces at Kīlauea, then head outdoors with Keanakakoi Crater Overlook, then stroll through Kipuka Puaulu (Bird Park) Trail, and finally explore the striking landscape at Holei Sea Arch. On your second day here, hike along Sulphur Banks, then take a memorable drive along Devastation Trail, then explore the striking landscape at Thurston Lava Tube (Nahuku), and finally tour the pleasant surroundings at Kilauea Iki Trailhead.

To see reviews, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Hawaii Volcanoes National Park trip itinerary maker site.

Traveling by combination of bus, flight, and taxi from Haleakala National Park to Hawaii Volcanoes National Park takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, flight, and car; or do a combination of bus and taxi. In October, plan for daily highs up to 84°F, and evening lows to 70°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Volcano.

Things to do in Hawaii Volcanoes National Park

Parks Outdoors Trails
Highlights from your plan
Kilauea Iki Trailhead ©
Kilauea Iki Trailhead
Thurston Lava Tube (Nahuku) ©
Thurston Lava Tube (Nahuku)
Holei Sea Arch ©
Holei Sea Arch

2
nights
Volcano, Island of Hawaii

Volcano ©
Those who named Volcano opted for simplicity in choosing a title, taking the nearby fire-spewing Kilauea as a source of inspiration.
Epic Lava Tours has been added to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 26th (Mon): take in the exciting artwork at 2400 Fahrenheit Art Glass, take in nature's colorful creations at Akatsuka Orchid Gardens, take in nature's colorful creations at Volcano Garden Arts, then take a memorable tour with Epic Lava Tours, and finally examine the collection at Jagger Museum. On the next day, admire the sheer force of Rainbow Falls, see the interesting displays at Pacific Tsunami Museum, then admire the natural beauty at Liliuokalani Gardens, and finally stroll through Richardson Beach Park.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Volcano itinerary planner.

Volcano is just a stone's throw from Hawaii Volcanoes National Park. Expect a daytime high around 84°F in October, and nighttime lows around 70°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Tue) so you can travel to Honolulu.

Things to do in Volcano

Museums Parks Outdoors

Side Trip

Hilo
Highlights from your plan
Richardson Beach Park ©
Richardson Beach Park
Jagger Museum ©
Jagger Museum
Rainbow Falls ©
Rainbow Falls

4
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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Experience Nutridge, Battleship Missouri Memorial, Scuba & Snorkeling, and other attractions you added. We've included these beaches for you: Lanikai Beach and Waimanalo Beach. Escape the urban bustle at Koko Crater Railway Trail and Lanikai Pillboxes. There's still lots to do: steep yourself in history at USS Arizona Memorial, go for a walk through Diamond Head State Monument, examine the collection at Pearl Harbor Aviation Museum, and get great views at Puu Ualakaa State Park.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Honolulu trip planner.

You can do a combination of bus and flight from Volcano to Honolulu in 4.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 87°F in October, and nighttime lows around 74°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Sat) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Honolulu

Outdoors Parks Trails

Side Trips

Kailua, Waimanalo Beach
Highlights from your plan
Koko Crater Railway Trail ©
Koko Crater Railway Trail
Lanikai Beach ©
Lanikai Beach
USS Arizona Memorial ©
USS Arizona Memorial

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