23 days in United States Itinerary

23 days in United States Itinerary

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Start: Tampa
Fly + Drive:  13 h 30 min
1
Lanai City
— 1 night
Travel:  2 h 45 min
2
Lahaina
— 3 nights
Fly:  3 h 15 min
3
Hilo
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 45 min
4
Kailua-Kona
— 3 nights
Fly:  2 h 30 min
5
Lihue
— 3 nights
Fly:  2 h 15 min
6
Honolulu
— 4 nights
Fly:  7 h 30 min
7
San Francisco
— 3 nights
Fly:  3 h 30 min
8
San Diego
— 3 nights
Fly:  6 h 30 min
End: Tampa

1
night
Lanai City

Lanai City ©
Lanai City is a census-designated place (CDP) on the island of Lanai, in Maui County, Hawaii, United States. To see reviews, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Lanai City online trip planner.

Tampa to Lanai City is an approximately 15.5-hour combination of flight and car. You'll gain 5 hours traveling from Tampa to Lanai City due to the time zone difference. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Tampa in May; daily highs in Lanai City reach 78°F and lows reach 65°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sat) early enough to travel to Lahaina.

Things to do in Lanai City

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trip

Hulopoe Beach
Highlights from your plan
Lanai Cat Sanctuary ©
Lanai Cat Sanctuary
Hulopoe Beach ©
Hulopoe Beach
Mike Carroll Gallery ©
Mike Carroll Gallery

3
nights
Lahaina

Lahaina ©
Once the booming capital of the Hawaiian Kingdom, the tropical paradise of Lahaina still remains one of Maui's top vacation attractions, providing both culture and recreation.
Get outdoors at Zipline and Wailea Beach. Step off the beaten path and head to Lahaina Front Street and Napili Beach. Change things up with these side-trips from Lahaina: Scuba & Snorkeling (in Kihei) and Ho'okipa Beach Park (in Paia). The adventure continues: enjoy the sand and surf at Kapalua Beach.

To find traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Lahaina day trip planning tool.

Explore your travel options from Lanai City to Lahaina with the Route module. May in Lahaina sees daily highs of 81°F and lows of 70°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 26th (Tue) to allow time for travel to Hilo.

Things to do in Lahaina

Outdoors Beaches Parks

Side Trips

Scuba & Snorkeling, Kapalua Beach, Ho'okipa Beach Park, Wailea Beach
Highlights from your plan
Napili Beach ©
Napili Beach
Ho'okipa Beach Park ©
Ho'okipa Beach Park
Wailea Beach ©
Wailea Beach

1
night
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.
On the 27th (Wed), take in nature's colorful creations at Hawaii Tropical Botanical Garden, admire the sheer force of Akaka Falls State Park, take in nature's colorful creations at Liliuokalani Gardens, thensee the world from above with a helicopter tour, and finally take in the dramatic scenery at Rainbow Falls.

To see ratings, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Hilo route website.

Getting from Lahaina to Hilo by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 82°F in May, and nighttime lows around 67°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Kailua-Kona.

Things to do in Hilo

Parks Tours Nature

Side Trip

Hawaii Tropical Botanical Garden
Highlights from your plan
Hawaii Tropical Botanical Garden ©
Hawaii Tropical Botanical Garden
Akaka Falls State Park ©
Akaka Falls State Park
Rainbow Falls ©
Rainbow Falls

3
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.
Visiting Mauna Kea and Scuba & Snorkeling will get you outdoors. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Hapuna Beach State Recreation Area and Greenwell Farms. Go for a jaunt from Kailua-Kona to Honaunau to see Pu'uhonua O Honaunau National Historical Park about 44 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: take a memorable tour with Tours.

To find maps, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, use the Kailua-Kona trip planner.

You can drive from Hilo to Kailua-Kona in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Hilo in May, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in Kailua-Kona, with lows of 73°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Lihue.

Things to do in Kailua-Kona

Outdoors Nature Parks

Side Trips

Greenwell Farms, Pu'uhonua O Honaunau National Historical Park, Hapuna Beach State Recreation Area
Highlights from your plan
Mauna Kea ©
Mauna Kea
Hapuna Beach State Recreation Area ©
Hapuna Beach State Recreation Area
Pu'uhonua O Honaunau National Historical Park ©

3
nights
Lihue

Lihue ©
Lihue or Līhue is an unincorporated census-designated place (CDP) and the county seat of Kauai County, Hawaii. We've included these beaches for you: Poipu Beach Park and Polihale State Park. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Wailua Falls and Na Pali Coast State Park. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Lihue: Hanalei (Hanalei Valley Lookout & Hanalei Beach). There's more to do: get interesting insight from Tours and enjoy the sand and surf at Shipwreck Beach.

For traveler tips, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Lihue trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Kailua-Kona to Lihue takes 2.5 hours. May in Lihue sees daily highs of 82°F and lows of 71°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Tue) early enough to travel to Honolulu.

Things to do in Lihue

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Hanalei, Poipu, Polihale State Park, Na Pali Coast State Park, Scuba & Snorkeling
Highlights from your plan
Wailua Falls ©
Wailua Falls
Na Pali Coast State Park ©
Na Pali Coast State Park
Poipu Beach Park ©
Poipu Beach Park

4
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'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Iolani Palace and Shark Diving. Visiting Lanikai Beach and Makapuu Lighthouse Trail will get you outdoors. Change things up with these side-trips from Honolulu: Byodo-In Temple (in Kaneohe), Swim with Dolphins (in Waianae) and Pu’u O Mahuka Heiau State Monument (in Pupukea). There's still lots to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at Koko Crater Railway Trail, admire all the interesting features of Diamond Head State Monument, stroll the grounds of National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, and immerse yourself in nature at Puu Ualakaa State Park.

For maps, photos, ratings, and tourist information, use the Honolulu route maker tool.

You can fly from Lihue to Honolulu in 2.5 hours. In June in Honolulu, expect temperatures between 86°F during the day and 74°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Honolulu

Outdoors Parks Trails

Side Trips

Halona Blowhole, Byodo-In Temple, Shark Diving, Lanikai Beach, Swim with Dolphins
Highlights from your plan
Iolani Palace ©
Iolani Palace
Swim with Dolphins
Shark Diving

3
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Escape the urban bustle at Alcatraz Island and Muir Woods National Monument. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Armstrong Redwood State Reserve and Grace Cathedral. Change things up with these side-trips from San Francisco: Zichichi Family Vineyard (in Healdsburg), Kenwood (B. Wise Vineyards & VJB Cellars) and Point Reyes Lighthouse (in Point Reyes National Seashore). There's lots more to do: take in the views from Golden Gate Bridge, get to know the fascinating history of Filbert Street Stairs, admire the majestic nature at Marin Headlands, and take some stellar pictures from Twin Peaks.

For reviews and other tourist information, refer to the San Francisco online route planner.

Fly from Honolulu to San Francisco in 8 hours. You'll lose 2 hours traveling from Honolulu to San Francisco due to the time zone difference. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Honolulu in June: high temperatures in San Francisco hover around 71°F and lows are around 55°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Wed) so you can travel to San Diego.

Things to do in San Francisco

Nature Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Kenwood, Zichichi Family Vineyard, Muir Woods National Monument, Point Reyes Lighthouse, Marin Headlands
Highlights from your plan
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Armstrong Redwood State Reserve ©
Armstrong Redwood State Reserve
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island

3
nights
San Diego

San Diego ©
Divided into neighborhoods with distinct characters and cultural heritages, San Diego sits just north of the Mexican border and offers visitors a blend of tourist attractions, including a lively nightlife, diverse cuisine, and a thriving musical scene.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Old Town San Diego State Historic Park and Coronado Beach. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Old Point Loma Lighthouse and Fort Rosecrans Cemetery. Change things up with a short trip to South Carlsbad State Beach in Carlsbad (about 36 minutes away). There's more to do: kick back and relax at La Jolla Shores Park and take in nature's colorful creations at Botanical Building and Lily Pond.

To find reviews, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, read our San Diego trip planner.

You can fly from San Francisco to San Diego in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Plan for somewhat warmer nights when traveling from San Francisco in June since evenings lows in San Diego dip to 64°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 13th (Sat) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in San Diego

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Coronado Beach, South Carlsbad State Beach
Highlights from your plan
Old Town San Diego State Historic Park ©
Old Town San Diego State Historic Park
La Jolla Shores Park ©
La Jolla Shores Park
Coronado Beach ©
Coronado Beach

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