16 days in Maui Itinerary

16 days in Maui Itinerary

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Kahului
— 4 nights
Drive
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Kapalua
— 3 nights
Drive
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Lahaina
— 3 nights
Drive
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Hana
— 4 nights
Drive
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Makawao
— 1 night
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Kahului

— 4 nights
Kahului is a census-designated place (CDP) in Maui County, on the island of Maui, in the U.S. state of Hawaii. Kahului is known for shopping, adventure, and scenic drive. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: observe the fascinating underwater world at Maui Ocean Center, examine the collection at Hale Ho'ike'ike at the Bailey House, stop by Maui Specialty Chocolate, and discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

To find maps, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Kahului trip itinerary planning tool.

Denver to Kahului is an approximately 9.5-hour flight. You'll gain 3 hours traveling from Denver to Kahului due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Denver in May, you will find days in Kahului are a bit warmer (86°F), and nights are much hotter (68°F). Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Thu) so you can drive to Kapalua.

Things to do in Kahului

Parks · Outdoors · Tours · Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

Kapalua

— 3 nights
Kapalua is a census-designated place (CDP) in Maui County, Hawaii, United States. Change things up with a short trip to Karen Lei's Gallery in Kahakuloa (about 32 minutes away). There's much more to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at Kapalua Beach, take in the dramatic natural features at Dragon's Teeth, indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, and stroll around D.T. Fleming Park.

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You can drive from Kahului to Kapalua in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from Kahului in May: highs in Kapalua hover around 81°F, while lows dip to 70°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sun) to allow time to drive to Lahaina.

Things to do in Kapalua

Outdoors · Parks · Nature · Golf

Side Trips

Lahaina

— 3 nights

Crown Jewel of Maui

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.
Lahaina is known for wildlife, nightlife, and adventure. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: enjoy the sand and surf at Ka'anapali Beach, pause for some serene contemplation at Maria Lanakila Catholic Church, see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour, and take a stroll through Lahaina Front Street.

To see maps, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Lahaina holiday builder website.

Lahaina is just a stone's throw from Kapalua. Expect a daytime high around 81°F in May, and nighttime lows around 70°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Wed) to allow time to fly to Hana.

Things to do in Lahaina

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Tours

Hana

— 4 nights
Hana is one of the most isolated communities in Hawaii, with a permanent population of just over 1,000 people.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Hana: Haleakala Crater (in Haleakala National Park) and Charles Lindbergh's Grave (in Kipahulu). Spend the 26th (Wed) exploring the striking scenery along Hana Highway - Road to Hana. And it doesn't end there: kick back and relax at Wai'anapanapa State Park, tour the pleasant surroundings at Pipiwai Trail, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kahanu Garden, and admire the sheer force of Hanawi Falls.

To find traveler tips, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Hana online travel planner.

You can fly from Lahaina to Hana in 2 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of bus and car. May in Hana sees daily highs of 86°F and lows of 68°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Makawao.

Things to do in Hana

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Beaches

Side Trips

Makawao

— 1 night
Makawao is a census-designated place (CDP) in Maui County, Hawaii, United States. On the 30th (Sun), delve into the lush surroundings at Makawao Forest Reserve, then indulge in some personalized pampering at Ho'omana Spa Maui, then stroll the grounds of Maui Veterans Cemetery, and finally take in the exciting artwork at Makai Glass Maui.

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You can drive from Hana to Makawao in 2 hours. In May, daytime highs in Makawao are 86°F, while nighttime lows are 68°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 31st (Mon) early enough to catch the flight back home.

Things to do in Makawao

Nature · Spas · Parks · Museums

Maui travel guide

4.5
Scuba & Snorkeling · Beaches · Luaus
The Valley Isle
The second largest of the eight major Hawaiian Islands, Maui features a rugged landscape ranging from high mountain peaks to deep valleys. Half of Maui lies within 8 km (5 mi) of the coastline, and most tourists come for the sandy beaches, many of them backed by fashionable resorts offering every modern convenience. Diversity of tourist attractions is Maui's major allure, with each of the island's shores offering a different set of vacation ideas. You can swim with dolphins, snorkel with sea turtles, or hike over the otherworldly landscapes of the world's biggest dormant volcano. A foodie paradise, the island also features dozens of small farms and gourmet restaurants.