15 days in Hawaii Itinerary

15 days in Hawaii Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Wailea, Maui
— 2 nights
2
Lahaina, Maui
— 3 nights
3
Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii
— 1 night
4
Hanalei, Kauai
— 2 nights
5
Honolulu, Oahu
— 6 nights

2
nights
Wailea, Maui

Wailea ©
Wailea is a census-designated place (CDP) in Maui County, Hawaii, United States. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Wailea: Haleakala National Park (Pipiwai Trail & Pools at Ohe'o). There's much more to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at Wailea Beach, kick back and relax at Big Beach, and get impressive views of Molokini Crater.

For photos, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Wailea trip itinerary planning website.

New York City to Wailea is an approximately 15.5-hour flight. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Hawaii Standard Time (HST), which is usually a -5 hour difference. Traveling from New York City in August, expect nights in Wailea to be about the same, around °F, while days are a bit warmer, around °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Lahaina.

Things to do in Wailea

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Haleakala National Park, Maui
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Wailea Beach ©
Wailea Beach
Maluaka Beach ©
Maluaka Beach
Makena Beach ©
Makena 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.
Go for a jaunt from Lahaina to Wailuku to see Wailuku Union Church about 34 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour, tour the pleasant surroundings at Napili Beach, take a memorable drive along Hana Highway - Road to Hana, and kick back and relax at Ka'anapali Beach.

For maps, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Lahaina online trip planner.

Traveling by car from Wailea to Lahaina takes an hour. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus. Expect a daytime high around °F in August, and nighttime lows around °F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sat) so you can travel to Kailua-Kona.

Things to do in Lahaina

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Wailuku Union Church, Hana Highway - Road to Hana
Highlights from your plan
Hana Highway - Road to Hana ©
Hana Highway - Road to Hana
Scuba & Snorkeling
Ka'anapali Beach ©
Ka'anapali Beach

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.
Kick off your visit on the 9th (Sun): stroll through Kahaluu Beach, get close to the beloved marine mammals with a swim-with-the-dolphins experience, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Manini'owali Beach (Kua Bay).

For more things to do, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Kailua-Kona online driving holiday planner.

Traveling by flight from Lahaina to Kailua-Kona takes 4.5 hours. In August, daily temperatures in Kailua-Kona can reach °F, while at night they dip to °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Hanalei.

Things to do in Kailua-Kona

Outdoors Beaches Wildlife

Side Trip

Kahaluu Beach
Highlights from your plan
Swim with Dolphins
Kahaluu Beach ©
Kahaluu Beach
Manini'owali Beach (Kua Bay) ©
Manini'owali Beach (Kua Bay)

2
nights
Hanalei, Kauai

Hanalei ©
Hanalei is a census-designated place (CDP) in Kauai County, Hawaii, United States. Start off your visit on the 10th (Mon): take in breathtaking views at Waimea Canyon State Park, thenenjoy the sand and surf at Tunnels Beach, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Na Pali Coast State Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 11th (Tue): see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour, thenenjoy the sand and surf at Hanalei Beach, and then cruise along Hanalei Valley Lookout.

For where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Hanalei trip itinerary maker app.

Fly from Kailua-Kona to Hanalei in 3.5 hours. In August, daily temperatures in Hanalei can reach °F, while at night they dip to °F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Tue) so you can travel to Honolulu.

Things to do in Hanalei

Outdoors Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

Na Pali Coast State Park, Tunnels Beach, Waimea Canyon 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

6
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.
Venture out of the city with trips to Pu’u O Mahuka Heiau State Monument (in Pupukea), Kailua Beach Park (in Kailua) and Haleiwa (Waimea Bay & Sunset Beach Park). And it doesn't end there: enjoy the sand and surf at Waikiki Beach, go for a walk through Diamond Head State Monument, explore the activities along Hanauma Bay Nature Preserve, and steep yourself in history at Iolani Palace.

To find ratings, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Honolulu online holiday planner.

Traveling by flight from Hanalei to Honolulu takes 3.5 hours. In August, daily temperatures in Honolulu can reach °F, while at night they dip to °F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Honolulu

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Haleiwa, Pu’u O Mahuka Heiau State Monument, Kailua Beach Park, Turtle Bay Beach
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Diamond Head State Monument ©
Diamond Head State Monument
Waikiki Beach ©
Waikiki Beach
USS Arizona Memorial ©
USS Arizona Memorial

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