2 days in Maui Itinerary
2 days in Maui Itinerary
Haleakala National Park
— 1 day
— 1 night
Fri, May 20 - Sat, May 21
Haleakala National Park — 1 day
Haleakala National Park offers visitors the rare opportunity to walk down into the intact crater of a volcano.Your day by day itinerary now includes Pipiwai Trail as well as Haleakala Crater. On the 20th (Fri), take in the dramatic natural features at Haleakala Crater, tour the pleasant surroundings at Pipiwai Trail, and then take a memorable drive along Hana Highway - Road to Hana.
To see where to stay, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, use the Haleakala National Park tour builder site.
Kahului to Haleakala National Park is an approximately 1-hour car ride. In May, plan for daily highs up to 86°F, and evening lows to 68°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Kihei.
Kihei — 1 night
Stretching over 9.7 km (6 mi) of pristine south Maui coastline, Kihei is the island's driest and sunniest region, making it a perfect location for water activities and beach leisure.On the 21st (Sat), examine the collection at Hale Ho'ike'ike at the Bailey House, then observe the fascinating underwater world at Maui Ocean Center, then experience rural life at Maui Tropical Plantation, and finally whizz through the canopy at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks.
For traveler tips, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Kihei trip planner.
Explore your travel options from Haleakala National Park to Kihei with the Route module. In May, daily temperatures in Kihei can reach 86°F, while at night they dip to 68°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sat) so you can go by car back home.
Maui travel guide
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.