20 days in Los Angeles & Hawaii Itinerary

20 days in Los Angeles & Hawaii Itinerary

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20 days in Los Angeles & Hawaii Itinerary

Start: Atlanta
Fly:  6​h
1
Los Angeles
— 5 nights
Fly:  7​h 30​min
2
Kihei, Maui
— 3 nights
Bus + Fly:  4​h 45​min
3
Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii
— 3 nights
Fly:  2​h 45​min
4
Poipu, Kauai
— 3 nights
Fly:  2​h 30​min
5
Honolulu, Oahu
— 5 nights
Fly:  10​h 15​min
End: Atlanta

5
nights
Los Angeles

Los Angeles ©
Surrounded by mountain ranges, forests, valleys, beaches, and deserts, the metropolitan area of Los Angeles is home to over 17 million people.
You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Venice Beach and Boardwalk and Santa Monica State Beach. Kids will appreciate attractions like Disneyland Park and The Getty Center. Venture out of the city with trips to Anaheim (Downtown Disney, The Little Mermaid - Ariel's Undersea Adventure, & more). And it doesn't end there: find something for the whole family at Universal Studios Hollywood, see the interesting displays at Travel Town, get to know the fascinating history of Santa Monica Pier, and engage your brain at California Science Center.

Make your Los Angeles itinerary with Inspirock to find out what to see and where to go.

Atlanta to Los Angeles is an approximately 6-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or drive. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time to Pacific Standard Time, which is usually a -3 hour difference. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Atlanta in June: high temperatures in Los Angeles hover around 79°F and lows are around 62°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sat) so you can travel to Kihei.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks Museums Outdoors

Side Trips

Anaheim, Santa Monica
Highlights from your plan
Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
Disney California Adventure Park ©
Disney California Adventure Park
Universal Studios Hollywood ©
Universal Studios Hollywood

3
nights
Kihei, Maui

Kihei ©
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.
Attractions like Ka'anapali Beach and Ho'okipa Beach Park make great kid-friendly stops. You'll get in some beach time at Wailea Beach and Kalepolepo Beach Park. The adventure continues: get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Maui Ocean Center, take a memorable drive along Hana Highway - Road to Hana, pause for some serene contemplation at The Awakening Church, and see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour.

For photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Kihei tour itinerary planner.

You can fly from Los Angeles to Kihei in 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight. You'll gain 2 hours traveling from Los Angeles to Kihei due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Los Angeles in June, things will get a bit warmer in Kihei: highs are around 87°F and lows about 71°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Tue) so you can travel to Kailua-Kona.

Things to do in Kihei

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Ka'anapali Beach, Ho'okipa Beach Park, Maui Ocean Center, Wailea Beach, Hana Highway - Road to Hana
Highlights from your plan
Ka'anapali Beach ©
Ka'anapali Beach
Maui Ocean Center ©
Maui Ocean Center
Wailea Beach ©
Wailea Beach

3
nights
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.
Bring the kids along to Hapuna Beach State Recreation Area and Kahaluu Beach. When in Kailua-Kona, make a side trip to see Pu'uhonua O Honaunau National Historical Park in Honaunau, approximately 44 minutes away. The adventure continues: get close to the beloved marine mammals with a swim-with-the-dolphins experience, see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour, tour the pleasant surroundings at Mauna Kea Beach, and take a memorable tour with Tours.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Kailua-Kona trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

Getting from Kihei to Kailua-Kona by combination of bus and flight takes about 5 hours. Other options: do a combination of car and flight. In June, daily temperatures in Kailua-Kona can reach 85°F, while at night they dip to 74°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Fri) so you can travel to Poipu.

Things to do in Kailua-Kona

Outdoors Tours Wildlife

Side Trips

Hapuna Beach State Recreation Area, Pu'uhonua O Honaunau National Historical Park, Mauna Kea Beach, Kahaluu Beach
Highlights from your plan
Swim with Dolphins
Hapuna Beach State Recreation Area ©
Mauna Kea Beach ©
Mauna Kea Beach

3
nights
Poipu, Kauai

Poipū is a census-designated place in Kauai County on the southern side of the island of Kauai in the U.S. We've included these beaches for you: Poipu Beach Park and Tunnels Beach. Kids will enjoy Hanalei Beach and Spouting Horn. Venture out of the city with trips to Na Pali Coast State Park (in Wainiha) and Waimea Canyon State Park (in Waimea). The adventure continues: see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour and appreciate the extensive heritage of Kalalau Lookout.

To find reviews, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, read Poipu trip itinerary builder app .

Fly from Kailua-Kona to Poipu in 3 hours. June in Poipu sees daily highs of 83°F and lows of 73°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Mon) early enough to travel to Honolulu.

Things to do in Poipu

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Kauai, Waimea Canyon State Park, Scuba & Snorkeling, Hanalei Beach, Na Pali Coast State Park
Highlights from your plan
Scuba & Snorkeling
Poipu Beach Park ©
Poipu Beach Park
Na Pali Coast State Park ©
Na Pali Coast State Park

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.
Attractions like Waikiki Beach and Diamond Head State Monument make great kid-friendly stops. Visit Kailua Beach Park and Lanikai Beach for some beach relaxation. Venture out of the city with trips to Pu’u O Mahuka Heiau State Monument (in Pupukea) and Sunset Beach Park (in Haleiwa). And it doesn't end there: contemplate the waterfront views at Hanauma Bay Nature Preserve, admire the sheer force of Manoa Falls, take some stellar pictures from Puu Ualakaa State Park, and get engrossed in the history at USS Arizona Memorial.

To find maps, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Honolulu itinerary builder tool .

You can fly from Poipu to Honolulu in 2.5 hours. In June, daytime highs in Honolulu are 86°F, while nighttime lows are 74°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Honolulu

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Kailua, Pu’u O Mahuka Heiau State Monument, Sunset Beach Park
Highlights from your plan
USS Arizona Memorial ©
USS Arizona Memorial
Waikiki Beach ©
Waikiki Beach
Kailua Beach Park ©
Kailua Beach Park

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