22 days in Hawaii Itinerary

22 days in Hawaii Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Miami, Florida
Fly:  15 h 45 min
1
Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii
— 4 nights
Fly + Bus:  2 h 15 min
2
Kihei, Maui
— 5 nights
+2
Bus + Fly + Taxi:  2 h
3
Hanalei, Kauai
— 4 nights
Taxi + Fly:  3 h
4
Honolulu, Oahu
— 6 nights
Fly:  13 h 15 min
End: Miami, Florida

4
nights
Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii

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.
Step out of the city life by going to Swim with Dolphins and Pu'uhonua O Honaunau National Historical Park. Discover out-of-the-way places like Punalu‘U Beach and Pololu Valley Lookout. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Kailua-Kona: Kealakekua Bay (in Captain Cook), Hapuna Beach State Recreation Area (in Puako) and Papakōlea Green Sand Beach (in Naalehu). The adventure continues: identify plant and animal life at Kanaloa Octopus Farm, see what you can catch with a fishing tour, see the interesting displays at Jagger Museum, and hike along Kilauea Iki Trailhead.

For reviews, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Kailua-Kona attractions planner.

Miami to Kailua-Kona is an approximately 15.5- hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of flight and bus. Traveling from Miami to Kailua-Kona, you'll gain 5 hours due to the time zone difference. In February, plan for daily highs up to 81°F, and evening lows to 69°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Thu) so you can travel to Kihei.

Things to do in Kailua-Kona

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Hawaii Volcanoes National Park, Kealakekua Bay, Hapuna Beach State Recreation Area, Punalu‘U Beach, Jagger Museum
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Pu'uhonua O Honaunau National Historical Park ©
Kilauea Iki Trailhead ©
Kilauea Iki Trailhead
Punalu‘U Beach ©
Punalu‘U Beach

5
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.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Napili Beach and Wailea Beach. Take a break from the city and head to Ho'okipa Beach Park and Kamaole Beach Park III. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Kihei: Haleakala Crater (in Haleakala National Park), Kapalua Beach (in Kapalua) and Lahaina (River Rafting & Tubing, Kahekili Beach Park, &more). And it doesn't end there: kick back and relax at Wailea Beach Path, tour the pleasant surroundings at Kalepolepo Beach Park, stop by Sweet Paradise Chocolatier, and enjoy the sea views from McGregor Point Light.

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Getting from Kailua-Kona to Kihei by combination of flight and bus takes about 5 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of flight and car. Expect a daytime high around 81°F in February, and nighttime lows around 65°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Tue) so you can travel to Hanalei.

Things to do in Kihei

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Lahaina, Wailea, Haleakala Crater, Ho'okipa Beach Park, Kapalua Beach
Highlights from your plan
Wailea Beach ©
Wailea Beach
Wailea Beach Path ©
Wailea Beach Path
Ho'okipa Beach Park ©
Ho'okipa Beach Park

4
nights
Hanalei, Kauai

Hanalei ©
Hanalei is a census-designated place (CDP) in Kauai County, Hawaii, United States. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Na Pali Coast State Park and Hanalei Beach. Step out of the city life by going to Kalalau Trail and Hanakapiai Falls. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Hanalei: Waimea Canyon State Park (in Waimea) and Queen's Bath (in Princeville). Next up on the itinerary: identify plant and animal life at Kilauea Point National Wildlife Refuge, enjoy the sand and surf at Tunnels Beach, take a memorable drive along Hanalei Valley Lookout, and stroll through Anini Beach.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Hanalei trip itinerary planning app.

You can do a combination of bus, flight, and taxi from Kihei to Hanalei in 4 hours. February in Hanalei sees daily highs of 78°F and lows of 66°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Honolulu.

Things to do in Hanalei

Parks Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trips

Kauai, Waimea Canyon State Park, Na Pali Coast State Park, Kilauea Point National Wildlife Refuge, Queen's Bath
Highlights from your plan
Na Pali Coast State Park ©
Na Pali Coast State Park
Hanakapiai Falls ©
Hanakapiai Falls
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.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Lanikai Beach and Kapiolani Regional Park. Step out of the city life by going to Diamond Head State Monument and Kailua Beach Park. Venture out of the city with trips to Ko Olina Lagoons (in Kapolei), Kayaking & Canoeing (in Kailua) and Scuba & Snorkeling (in Haleiwa). There's still lots to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at Koko Crater Railway Trail, appreciate the history behind Queen Liliuokalani Statue, explore the gorgeous colors at Pele's Chair, and enjoy the sand and surf at Waikiki Beach.

For maps, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Honolulu journey planner.

You can do a combination of taxi and flight from Hanalei to Honolulu in 3 hours. In February, daily temperatures in Honolulu can reach 81°F, while at night they dip to 69°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Honolulu

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Kailua, Ko Olina Lagoons, Pele's Chair, Scuba & Snorkeling
Highlights from your plan
Kapiolani Regional Park ©
Kapiolani Regional Park
Kailua Beach Park ©
Kailua Beach Park
Lanikai Beach ©
Lanikai Beach

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