13 days in Hawaii Itinerary

13 days in Hawaii Itinerary

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1
Honolulu, Oahu
— 5 nights
2
Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii
— 2 nights
3
Lahaina, Maui
— 3 nights
4
Lanai City, Lanai
— 1 night

5
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.
Step out of the city life by going to Waikiki Beach and Diamond Head State Monument. We've included these beaches for you: Kailua Beach Park and Sunset Beach Park. Step out of Honolulu with an excursion to Polynesian Cultural Center in Laie--about 1h 5 min away. There's still lots to do: browse the different shops at Ala Moana Center, steep yourself in history at Iolani Palace, contemplate the waterfront views at Hanauma Bay Nature Preserve, and get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Honolulu road trip planning website.

Newark to Honolulu is an approximately 11.5-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 5 hours traveling from Newark to Honolulu. While traveling from Newark, expect a bit warmer days and much hotter nights in Honolulu, ranging from highs of 87°F to lows of 74°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Thu) so you can travel to Kailua-Kona.

Things to do in Honolulu

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches

Side Trips

Sunset Beach Park, Polynesian Cultural Center, Kailua Beach Park
Highlights from your plan
Ala Moana Center ©
Ala Moana Center
Waikiki Beach ©
Waikiki Beach
Kailua Beach Park ©
Kailua Beach Park

2
nights
Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii

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.
Start off your visit on the 25th (Fri): get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour and then look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas. Keep things going the next day: tour the pleasant surroundings at Mauna Kea Beach and then kick back and relax at Hapuna Beach State Recreation Area.

To see photos, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, read Kailua-Kona trip planner.

Fly from Honolulu to Kailua-Kona in 4 hours. In October, daytime highs in Kailua-Kona are 86°F, while nighttime lows are 75°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sat) so you can travel to Lahaina.

Things to do in Kailua-Kona

Outdoors · Wildlife · Tours

Side Trips

Mauna Kea Beach, Hapuna Beach State Recreation Area
Highlights from your plan
Swim with Dolphins
Hapuna Beach State Recreation Area ©
Hapuna Beach State Recreation Area
Mauna Kea Beach ©
Mauna Kea Beach

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.
Escape the urban bustle at Ka'anapali Beach and Wailea Beach. You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Kapalua Beach and Kahekili Beach Park. There's still lots to do: kick back and relax at Napili Beach and take a memorable tour with Tours.

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You can fly from Kailua-Kona to Lahaina in 4.5 hours. In October in Lahaina, expect temperatures between 84°F during the day and 73°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Lanai City.

Things to do in Lahaina

Outdoors · Beaches · Parks

Side Trips

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

1
night
Lanai City, Lanai

Lanai City ©
Lanai City is a census-designated place (CDP) on the island of Lanai, in Maui County, Hawaii, United States. Kick off your visit on the 30th (Wed): identify plant and animal life at Lanai Cat Sanctuary, gain insight at Lanai Art Center, then look for gifts at The Local Gentry, and finally view the masterpieces at Mike Carroll Gallery.

For ratings, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Lanai City holiday planning site.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Lahaina to Lanai City. Expect slightly colder evenings in Lanai City when traveling from Lahaina in October, with lows around 68°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Lanai City

Shopping · Museums · Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Mike Carroll Gallery ©
Mike Carroll Gallery
Lanai Cat Sanctuary ©
Lanai Cat Sanctuary
The Local Gentry ©
The Local Gentry

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