13 days in United States Itinerary

13 days in United States Itinerary

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13 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Newark
Fly + Drive:  14​h
1
Kailua-Kona
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h
2
Hana
— 1 night
Drive:  30​min
3
Lahaina
— 3 nights
plane:  1​h
4
Poipu
— 4 nights
Fly:  13​h
End: Newark

3
nights
Kailua-Kona

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 FBI Surf School. Get outdoors at Hapuna Beach State Recreation Area and Pololu Valley Lookout.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Kailua-Kona trip itinerary planner .

Newark to Kailua-Kona is an approximately 15.5-hour combination of flight and car. The time zone difference when traveling from Newark to Kailua-Kona is minus 5 hours. Traveling from Newark in August, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in Kailua-Kona, with lows of 77°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Thu) early enough to travel to Hana.

Things to do in Kailua-Kona

Outdoors Nature Tours

Side Trips

Hapuna Beach State Recreation Area, FBI Surf School, Pololu Valley Lookout
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Hapuna Beach State Recreation Area ©
Hapuna Beach State Recreation Area
Pololu Valley Lookout ©
Pololu Valley Lookout
FBI Surf School ©
FBI Surf School

1
night
Hana

Hana
Hana is one of the most isolated communities in Hawaii, with a permanent population of just over 1,000 people.
To find where to stay, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Hana trip planner.

You can do a combination of flight and car from Kailua-Kona to Hana in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, flight, and car; or fly. In August, daily temperatures in Hana can reach 90°F, while at night they dip to 73°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Lahaina.

Things to do in Hana

Outdoors Parks Tours

3
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.
You've now added Waihee Ridge Trail to your itinerary.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Lahaina day trip planning site .

Traveling by combination of car and bus from Hana to Lahaina takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of flight and bus. Expect a daytime high around 86°F in August, and nighttime lows around 74°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 19th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Poipu.

Things to do in Lahaina

Outdoors Parks Trails

Side Trip

Waihee Ridge Trail
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Waihee Ridge Trail ©
Waihee Ridge Trail

4
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. To see other places to visit, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Poipu trip planner.

Do a combination of bus and flight from Lahaina to Poipu in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. August in Poipu sees daily highs of 86°F and lows of 76°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Poipu

Outdoors Tours Parks

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