13 days in Hawaii Itinerary

13 days in Hawaii Itinerary

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13 days in Hawaii Itinerary

Start: Buffalo
Fly:  13​h 15​min
1
Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii
— 1 night
Fly + taxi:  3​h 15​min
2
Hanalei, Kauai
— 2 nights
taxi + Fly:  3​h
3
Honolulu, Oahu
— 3 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
4
Maalaea, Maui
— 2 nights
Drive:  30​min
5
Lahaina, Maui
— 3 nights
bus + Fly:  14​h
End: Buffalo

1
night
Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii

Kailua-Kona ©
Thanks to its favorable location near a mountain range blocking the northeasterly trade winds, Kailua-Kona gets little rainfall, allowing adventure seekers and nature lovers a chance to enjoy over 300 days of sunshine each year.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Kiwailuka Big Island Hawaii as well as Coral Reef Snorkel Adventures. Start off your visit on the 7th (Fri): get up close to creatures of the deep with Coral Reef Snorkel Adventures.

To find photos, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Kailua-Kona trip builder site .

Buffalo to Kailua-Kona is an approximately 13.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Buffalo to Kailua-Kona is minus 5 hours. Traveling from Buffalo in June, expect Kailua-Kona to be a bit warmer, temps between 85°F and 74°F. On the 8th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Hanalei.

Things to do in Kailua-Kona

Wildlife Tours Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Coral Reef Snorkel Adventures ©
Coral Reef Snorkel Adventures
Kiwailuka Big Island Hawaii ©
Kiwailuka Big Island Hawaii

2
nights
Hanalei, Kauai

Hanalei ©
Hanalei is a census-designated place (CDP) in Kauai County, Hawaii, United States. Start off your visit on the 9th (Sun): tour the pleasant surroundings at Hanalei Beach and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Wai`oli Hui`ia Church. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the exciting artwork at 7 Artists Gallery, immerse yourself in nature at Na Pali Coast State Park, and then explore the stunning scenery at Waimea Canyon State Park.

To see where to stay, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Hanalei route builder site .

Getting from Kailua-Kona to Hanalei by combination of flight and taxi takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and flight. In June in Hanalei, expect temperatures between 83°F during the day and 73°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Honolulu.

Things to do in Hanalei

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Waimea Canyon State Park, Na Pali Coast State Park
Highlights from your plan
Na Pali Coast State Park ©
Na Pali Coast State Park
Waimea Canyon State Park ©
Waimea Canyon State Park
Hanalei Beach ©
Hanalei Beach

3
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.
Get a sense of the local culture at USS Arizona Memorial and USS Bowfin Submarine Museum & Park. Your itinerary includes some good beach time at Waikiki Beach and Kailua Beach Park. There's lots more to do: contemplate the waterfront views at Hanauma Bay Nature Preserve, steep yourself in history at Battleship Missouri Memorial, and take in the pleasant sights at Diamond Head State Monument.

Discover how to plan a Honolulu trip in just a few steps with Inspirock's itinerary builder.

Traveling by combination of taxi and flight from Hanalei to Honolulu takes 3 hours. Expect a daytime high around 86°F in June, and nighttime lows around 74°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Lahaina.

Things to do in Honolulu

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

Kailua Beach Park
Highlights from your plan
USS Arizona Memorial ©
USS Arizona Memorial
Waikiki Beach ©
Waikiki Beach
Hanauma Bay Nature Preserve ©
Hanauma Bay Nature Preserve

2
nights
Maalaea, Maui

Maalaea ©
Māalaea is a census-designated place (CDP) in Maui County, Hawaii, United States. Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Alii Nui Sailing Charters. On the 14th (Fri), visit a coastal fixture at McGregor Point Light, then go for a stroll along the water at Maalaea Harbor, and then get interesting insight from Alii Nui Sailing Charters. On the next day, go for a stroll along the water at Maalaea, enjoy the sand and surf at Maalaea Beach, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Haycraft Park.

For ratings, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Maalaea attractions planner.

Getting from Honolulu to Maalaea by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of flight and car. June in Maalaea sees daily highs of 87°F and lows of 71°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Lahaina.

Things to do in Maalaea

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trip

Maui
Highlights from your plan
Maalaea Beach ©
Maalaea Beach
Alii Nui Sailing Charters ©
Alii Nui Sailing Charters
Maalaea Harbor ©
Maalaea Harbor

3
nights
Lahaina, Maui

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 itinerary includes some good beach time at Ka'anapali Beach and Wailea Beach. There's lots more to do: take a memorable tour with Tours, don't miss a visit to Lahaina Banyan Court, kick back and relax at Kapalua Beach, and stroll through Napili Beach.

To find other places to visit and tourist information, read Lahaina road trip planning website .

Traveling by flight from Honolulu to Lahaina takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and ferry; or do a combination of flight and bus. Expect a daytime high around 84°F in June, and nighttime lows around 72°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Lahaina

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Kapalua Beach, Maui Ocean Center, Wailea Beach
Highlights from your plan
Ka'anapali Beach ©
Ka'anapali Beach
Wailea Beach ©
Wailea Beach
Kapalua Beach ©
Kapalua Beach

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