18 days in United States Itinerary

18 days in United States Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Wailuku
— 6 nights
2
Kailua-Kona
— 5 nights
3
Honolulu
— 5 nights
4
Oakland
— 1 night

6
nights
Wailuku

Wailuku ©
Wailuku is a census-designated place (CDP) in Maui County, Hawaii, United States. You've added Ke'anae Arboretum, Hamoa Beach, Wailua Falls, and other attractions to your itinerary. Escape the urban bustle at Iao Valley and Oneloa Bay. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Baby Beach, Sprecklesville Area and Waihee Ridge Trail. There's more to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at Honokeana Bay.

For maps, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Wailuku trip itinerary builder.

Hartford to Wailuku is an approximately 14-hour flight. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time to Hawaii Standard Time, which is usually a -5 hour difference. Expect a daytime high around 89°F in July, and nighttime lows around 72°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Mon) early enough to travel to Kailua-Kona.

Things to do in Wailuku

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches

Side Trips

Maui, Wailea, Lahaina, Pools at Ohe'o, Waihee Ridge Trail
Highlights from your plan
Makena Beach ©
Makena Beach
Ho'okipa Beach Park ©
Ho'okipa Beach Park
Pools at Ohe'o ©
Pools at Ohe'o

5
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 Onomea Bay, Holei Sea Arch, Kilauea Iki Trailhead, and other attractions you added. Discover out-of-the-way places like Kanaloa Octopus Farm and Kealakekua Bay. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at The Painted Church and Waipio Valley. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Kailua-Kona: Akaka Falls State Park (in Hilo), 49 Black Sand Beach (in Waikoloa) and Laupahoehoe Beach Park (in Laupahoehoe). There's lots more to do: shop like a local with Mountain Thunder Coffee Plantation, visit Kailua Pier, enjoy the sand and surf at White Sand Beach, and relax in the rural setting at Hula Daddy Kona Coffee.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Kailua-Kona itinerary builder tool.

Fly from Wailuku to Kailua-Kona in 4 hours. In July, daytime highs in Kailua-Kona are 86°F, while nighttime lows are 76°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sat) so you can travel to Honolulu.

Things to do in Kailua-Kona

Parks · Nature · Outdoors

Side Trips

Island of Hawaii, Hawaii Volcanoes National Park, Captain Cook, Punalu‘U Beach, Hapuna Beach State Recreation Area
Highlights from your plan
Punalu‘U Beach ©
Punalu‘U Beach
Hapuna Beach State Recreation Area ©
Hapuna Beach State Recreation Area

5
nights
Honolulu

Honolulu ©
In many ways much more Asian than American, Honolulu is Hawaii's largest city and its center of government, transportation, commerce, and tourism.
You've added Pearl Harbor Tours, Ko Olina Lagoons, Makapuu Lighthouse Trail, and other attractions to your itinerary. Get outdoors at Lanikai Beach and Koko Crater Railway Trail. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Laniakea Beach and Byodo-In Temple. Explore Honolulu's surroundings by going to Sunset Beach Park (in Haleiwa) and Waimanalo (Waimanalo Beach & Bellows Field Beach Park). There's more to do: take in the pleasant sights at Diamond Head State Monument and identify plant and animal life at Hanauma Bay Nature Preserve.

To find more things to do, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Honolulu trip maker site.

You can fly from Kailua-Kona to Honolulu in 4 hours. July in Honolulu sees daily highs of 88°F and lows of 75°F at night. On the 18th (Thu), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Oakland.

Things to do in Honolulu

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches

Side Trips

Oahu, Haleiwa, Pupukea, Kailua, Waimanalo
Highlights from your plan
Sunset Beach Park ©
Sunset Beach Park
Kailua Beach Park ©
Kailua Beach Park
Lanikai Beach ©
Lanikai Beach

1
night
Oakland

Oakland
To see more things to do, photos, and tourist information, read Oakland day trip planner.

Fly from Honolulu to Oakland in 7.5 hours. The time zone changes from Hawaii Standard Time (HST) to Pacific Standard Time (PST), which is usually a 2 hour difference. In July, Oakland is slightly colder than Honolulu - with highs of 73°F and lows of 58°F. You will have some time to spend on the 19th (Fri) before leaving for home.

Things to do in Oakland

Wineries · Parks · Tours