22 days in United States Itinerary

22 days in United States Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Honolulu
— 8 nights
2
Hilo
— 6 nights
3
Kailua-Kona
— 3 nights
4
Poipu
— 2 nights
5
Kilauea
— 2 nights

8
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.
Venture out of the city with trips to Kailua (Kailua Beach Park & Lanikai Beach), Pu’u O Mahuka Heiau State Monument (in Pupukea) and Haleiwa (Sunset Beach Park & Waimea Bay). The adventure continues: take in the pleasant sights at Diamond Head State Monument, explore the different monuments and memorials at USS Arizona Memorial, enjoy the sand and surf at Waikiki Beach, and steep yourself in history at Iolani Palace.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Honolulu online vacation planner.

If you are flying in from Belgium, the closest major aiports are Daniel K Inouye International Airport and Kahului Airport. In July, daytime highs in Honolulu are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Sat) early enough to travel to Hilo.

Things to do in Honolulu

Parks Outdoors Museums

Side Trips

Kailua, Haleiwa, Kualoa Regional Park, Polynesian Cultural Center, Windward Mall
Highlights from your plan
Diamond Head State Monument ©
Diamond Head State Monument
Waikiki Beach ©
Waikiki Beach
USS Arizona Memorial ©
USS Arizona Memorial

6
nights
Hilo

Hilo ©
One of the island of Hawaii's major towns, Hilo contains a mix of Asian and Polynesian cultures and is known for its proximity to a national park encompassing two active volcanoes.
Venture out of the city with trips to Volcano (Akatsuka Orchid Gardens & Jagger Museum), Hawaiian Vanilla Company (in Paauilo) and Hawaii Volcanoes National Park (Kilauea Iki Trailhead, Thurston Lava Tube (Nahuku), &more). Next up on the itinerary: immerse yourself in nature at Akaka Falls State Park, take in the dramatic scenery at Rainbow Falls, kick back and relax at Laupahoehoe Beach Park, and browse the fresh offerings at Hilo Farmers Market.

Plan trip to Hilo with our itinerary maker to find out where to go and what to do.

Getting from Honolulu to Hilo by flight takes about 3 hours. July in Hilo sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Fri) early enough to drive to Kailua-Kona.

Things to do in Hilo

Parks Nature Museums

Side Trips

Hawaii Volcanoes National Park, Volcano, Honokaa, Laupahoehoe Beach Park, Hawaii Tropical Botanical Garden
Highlights from your plan
Akaka Falls State Park ©
Akaka Falls State Park
Devastation Trail ©
Devastation Trail
Volcano Art Center Gallery ©
Volcano Art Center Gallery

3
nights
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.
Start off your visit on the 31st (Sat): stroll through Manini'owali Beach (Kua Bay), thensteep yourself in history at Puako Petroglyph Archaeological Preserve, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Hapuna Beach State Recreation Area. Here are some ideas for day two: experience rural life at Greenwell Farms, thenexplore the wealth of natural beauty at Pu'uhonua O Honaunau National Historical Park, thenlook for gifts at The Original Donkey Ball Store, and finally fulfill a lifelong dream with a swim-with-the-dolphins experience.

To find ratings, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Kailua-Kona route builder app.

Getting from Hilo to Kailua-Kona by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a bus. July in Kailua-Kona sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 2nd (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Poipu.

Things to do in Kailua-Kona

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Kealakekua, Pu'uhonua O Honaunau National Historical Park, Hapuna Beach State Recreation Area, Puako Petroglyph Archaeological Preserve, Hula Daddy Kona Coffee
Highlights from your plan
Swim with Dolphins
Hapuna Beach State Recreation Area ©
Hapuna Beach State Recreation Area
Pu'uhonua O Honaunau National Historical Park ©

2
nights
Poipu

Poipu ©
Poipū is a census-designated place in Kauai County on the southern side of the island of Kauai in the U.S. On the 2nd (Mon), contemplate the long history of Prince Kuhio Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 3rd (Tue): admire the natural beauty at National Tropical Botanical Garden, take in the dramatic natural features at Spouting Horn, thenenjoy the sand and surf at Poipu Beach Park, and finally whizz through the canopy at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks.

For ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Poipu online trip itinerary builder.

You can fly from Kailua-Kona to Poipu in 3 hours. In August in Poipu, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Kilauea.

Things to do in Poipu

Outdoors Parks Tours

Side Trips

Waimea, Scuba & Snorkeling
Highlights from your plan
Poipu Beach Park ©
Poipu Beach Park
Waimea Canyon State Park ©
Waimea Canyon State Park
Zipline

2
nights
Kilauea

Kilauea ©
Kilauea is a small town on the northeastern shore of Kauai, one of the eight islands that make up the state of Hawaii. Start off your visit on the 5th (Thu): look for all kinds of wild species at Kilauea Point National Wildlife Refuge, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Christ Memorial Episcopal Church, thentake in nature's colorful creations at Na Aina Kai Botanical Gardens, and finally get your game on at Kauai Mini Golf & Botanical Gardens. Keep things going the next day: kick back and relax at Hanalei Beach and then admire the majestic nature at Na Pali Coast State Park.

For traveler tips, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Kilauea attractions planner.

Traveling by car from Poipu to Kilauea takes 1.5 hours. In August, daytime highs in Kilauea are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Kilauea

Parks Wildlife Outdoors

Side Trips

Hanalei Beach, Na Pali Coast State Park, Christ Memorial Episcopal Church
Highlights from your plan
Na Pali Coast State Park ©
Na Pali Coast State Park
Hanalei Beach ©
Hanalei Beach
Kilauea Point National Wildlife Refuge ©
Kilauea Point National Wildlife Refuge

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