15 days in Hawaii Itinerary

15 days in Hawaii Itinerary

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15 days in Hawaii Itinerary

Start: Montreal
Fly:  13​h 45​min
1
Hanalei, Kauai
— 2 nights
taxi + Fly:  3​h
2
Honolulu, Oahu
— 5 nights
Fly:  3​h 15​min
3
Lahaina, Maui
— 4 nights
bus + Fly:  5​h
4
Volcano, Island of Hawaii
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
5
Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii
— 1 night
Fly:  15​h
End: Montreal

2
nights
Hanalei, Kauai

Hanalei ©
Hanalei is a census-designated place (CDP) in Kauai County, Hawaii, United States. On the 13th (Sat), admire all the interesting features of Hanalei Valley Lookout. Keep things going the next day: look for all kinds of wild species at Hanalei National Wildlife Refuge, admire the majestic nature at Na Pali Coast State Park, and then hike along Kalalau Trail.

To see where to stay, maps, reviews, and tourist information, use the Hanalei road trip app .

Montreal, Canada to Hanalei is an approximately 14-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of bus and flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 5 hours traveling from Montreal to Hanalei. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Montreal in July, with highs in Hanalei at 34°C and lows at 27°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Honolulu.

Things to do in Hanalei

Parks Wildlife Outdoors

Side Trips

Kalalau Trail, Na Pali Coast State Park
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Na Pali Coast State Park ©
Na Pali Coast State Park
Hanalei Beach ©
Hanalei Beach
Hanalei Valley Lookout ©
Hanalei Valley Lookout

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.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Koko Crater Railway Trail and National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Honolulu: Kailua (Lanikai Beach & Kailua Beach Park) and Byodo-In Temple (in Kaneohe). There's much more to do: kick back and relax at Waikiki Beach, get great views at Nuuanu Pali Lookout, see the interesting displays at USS Bowfin Submarine Museum & Park, and explore the different monuments and memorials at USS Arizona Memorial.

To find maps, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Honolulu trip planner .

Traveling by combination of taxi and flight from Hanalei to Honolulu takes 3 hours. Expect a daytime high around 36°C in July, and nighttime lows around 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Sat) early enough to travel to Lahaina.

Things to do in Honolulu

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Kailua, Byodo-In Temple, Nu’uanu Pali
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USS Arizona Memorial ©
USS Arizona Memorial
Diamond Head State Monument ©
Diamond Head State Monument
Waikiki Beach ©
Waikiki Beach

4
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.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Napili Beach and Wailea Beach. Explore Lahaina's surroundings by going to Zipline (in Wailuku) and Kihei (Stand-Up Paddleboarding & Maui Brewing Company). There's much more to do: get interesting insight from Tours, kick back and relax at Kahekili Beach Park, stroll through Ka'anapali Beach, and meet the residents at Maui Ocean Center.

For more things to do, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, read Lahaina trip maker site .

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. July in Lahaina sees daily highs of 35°C and lows of 26°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Volcano.

Things to do in Lahaina

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Wailuku, Wailea Beach, Parasailing & Paragliding, Maui Brewing Company
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Napili Beach ©
Napili Beach
Parasailing & Paragliding
Zipline

1
night
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.
Start off your visit on the 25th (Thu): get impressive views of Kīlauea, examine the collection at Jagger Museum, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Kilauea Iki Trailhead, and finally explore the striking landscape at Thurston Lava Tube (Nahuku).

To find other places to visit, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Volcano tour itinerary maker website .

Traveling by combination of bus and flight from Lahaina to Volcano takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. In July, plan for daily highs up to 34°C, and evening lows to 25°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Kailua-Kona.

Things to do in Volcano

Parks Nature Trails

Side Trip

Hawaii Volcanoes National Park
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Kilauea Iki Trailhead ©
Kilauea Iki Trailhead
Kīlauea ©
Kīlauea
Thurston Lava Tube (Nahuku) ©
Thurston Lava Tube (Nahuku)

1
night
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.
On the 26th (Fri), fulfill a lifelong dream with a swim-with-the-dolphins experience, then cast your line with a fishing tour, and then admire all the interesting features of Hula Daddy Kona Coffee.

To see more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Kailua-Kona trip builder tool .

Getting from Volcano to Kailua-Kona by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. In July, daily temperatures in Kailua-Kona can reach 35°C, while at night they dip to 28°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Kailua-Kona

Wildlife Outdoors Tours

Side Trip

Hula Daddy Kona Coffee
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Fishing Charters & Tours
Swim with Dolphins
Hula Daddy Kona Coffee ©
Hula Daddy Kona Coffee

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