13 days in Maui & Kauai Itinerary

13 days in Maui & Kauai Itinerary

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13 days in Maui & Kauai Itinerary

Start: Pittsburgh
Fly:  14​h 45​min
1
Wailea
— 5 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Kapalua
— 1 night
taxi + Fly:  2​h 15​min
3
Poipu
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
4
Wainiha
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  14​h
End: Pittsburgh


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5
nights
Wailea

Wailea ©
Wailea is a census-designated place (CDP) in Maui County, Hawaii, United States. Explore hidden gems such as Polo Beach and Maluaka Beach. Relax by the water at Big Beach and Keawakapu Beach. Get out of town with these interesting Wailea side-trips: Haleakala National Park (Pools at Ohe'o & Pipiwai Trail). There's lots more to do: kick back and relax at Ulua Beach, identify plant and animal life at Ahihi-Kinau Natural Area Reserve, relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, and tee off at Wailea Blue Golf Course.

To see traveler tips, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Wailea trip itinerary builder site .

Pittsburgh to Wailea is an approximately 15-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and car. Traveling from Pittsburgh to Wailea, you'll gain 5 hours due to the time zone difference. Expect much hotter temperatures when traveling from Pittsburgh in April; daily highs in Wailea reach 85°F and lows reach 68°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Fri) so you can go by car to Kapalua.

Things to do in Wailea

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Haleakala National Park, Maui
Highlights from your plan
Maluaka Beach ©
Maluaka 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 11th (Sat), explore the striking landscape at Nakalele Blowhole, then enjoy the sand and surf at D.T. Fleming Beach Park, and then kick back and relax at Kapalua Beach.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Kapalua online route planner .

You can drive from Wailea to Kapalua in 1.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. Traveling from Wailea in April, expect nights in Kapalua to be about the same, around 69°F, while days are a bit cooler, around 80°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Poipu.

Things to do in Kapalua

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trip

Nakalele Blowhole
Highlights from your plan
Kapalua Beach ©
Kapalua Beach
D.T. Fleming Park ©
D.T. Fleming Park

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. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Polihale State Park and Kalapaki Beach. Your itinerary includes some good beach time at Shipwreck Beach and Hanalei Beach. Step out of Poipu to go to Lihue and see Ninini Point Lighthouse, which is approximately 30 minutes away. There's still lots to do: hike along Maha'ulepu Heritage Trail, stroll through Anini Beach, take in the views from Swinging Bridge, and admire the natural beauty at Allerton Garden.

For ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Poipu trip builder .

Do a combination of taxi and flight from Kapalua to Poipu in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. In April, daily temperatures in Poipu can reach 80°F, while at night they dip to 70°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Tue) early enough to travel to Wainiha.

Things to do in Poipu

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Lihue, Hanalei Beach, Polihale State Park, Anini Beach, Swinging Bridge
Highlights from your plan
Polihale State Park ©
Polihale State Park
Hanalei Beach ©
Hanalei Beach
Shipwreck Beach ©
Shipwreck Beach

2
nights
Wainiha

Wainiha ©
On the 15th (Wed), see the interesting displays at Kokee Natural History Museum, then trek along Kalalau Trail, and then kick back and relax at Ke'e Beach. On your second day here, enjoy the sand and surf at Hanalei Bay, then enjoy the sand and surf at Tunnels Beach, and then make a trip to Kalalau Lookout.

To see reviews, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Wainiha online route planner .

The Route module can help you plan travel from Poipu to Wainiha. In April, daily temperatures in Wainiha can reach 80°F, while at night they dip to 70°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Wainiha

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Kauai, Kokee Natural History Museum, Ke'e Beach
Highlights from your plan
Ke'e Beach ©
Ke'e Beach
Kalalau Lookout ©
Kalalau Lookout
Hanalei Bay ©
Hanalei Bay

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