24 days in Hawaii, San Francisco & Yosemite National Park Itinerary

24 days in Hawaii, San Francisco & Yosemite National Park Itinerary

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Honolulu, Oahu
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Honolulu, Oahu
— 5 nights
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Hana
— 2 nights
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Lahaina
— 5 nights
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San Francisco
— 1 night
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Yosemite National Park
— 3 nights
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San Francisco
— 4 nights

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Honolulu, Oahu

Big Pineapple

In many ways much more Asian than American, Honolulu is Hawaii's largest city and its center of government, transportation, commerce, and tourism.
To find maps, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Honolulu attractions planner.

Zurich, Switzerland to Honolulu is an approximately 28-hour flight. You can also fly. You'll gain 11 hours traveling from Zurich to Honolulu due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Zurich in May, plan for a bit warmer days and much warmer nights in Honolulu: temperatures range from 34°C by day to 25°C at night. On the 10th (Sun), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Honolulu.

Things to do in Honolulu

Outdoors · Tours · Wildlife · Parks

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Geologic Formation
Halona Blowhole
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Honolulu, Oahu

Big Pineapple

Explore hidden gems such as Photography Tours and Makapuu Lighthouse Trail. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like USS Arizona Memorial and Byodo-In Temple. Get out of town with these interesting Honolulu side-trips: Lanikai Pillboxes (in Kailua) and Haleiwa (Skydiving & Wys Galleries). See some other sides of Honolulu: look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas, take some stellar pictures from Puu Ualakaa State Park, take in the dramatic scenery at Manoa Falls, and find your balance on the water with some of the best stand-up paddleboarding in the area.

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

You'll have a few hours on the 15th (Fri) to wrap things up before traveling to Hana.

Things to do in Honolulu

Outdoors · Tours · Parks · Trails

Side Trips

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Must see
Photography Tours
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Shark Diving
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Skydiving
Skydiving
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Hana

Hana ©
Hana is one of the most isolated communities in Hawaii, with a permanent population of just over 1,000 people.
Kick off your visit on the 15th (Fri): identify plant and animal life at Ke'anae Arboretum. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 16th (Sat): contemplate the geological forces at Haleakala Crater and then stroll through Ke‘anae Point.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, read our Hana road trip tool.

Traveling by flight from Honolulu to Hana takes 4 hours. In May, plan for daily highs up to 35°C, and evening lows to 23°C. You'll have a few hours on the 17th (Sun) to wrap things up before traveling to Lahaina.

Things to do in Hana

Parks · Nature · Wildlife

Side Trips

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Wildlife Area
Ke'anae Arboretum
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Geologic Formation
Ke‘anae Point
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Lahaina

Lahaina ©

Crown Jewel of Maui

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.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Kapalua Coastal Trail and Honolua Bay. Get some cultural insight at Maria Lanakila Catholic Church and Hale Pa'i Printing Museum. Next up on the itinerary: add some adventure to your tour with a kayaking and canoeing tour, stroll through Ka'anapali Beach, enjoy the sand and surf at Baby Beach, and contemplate the long history of Old Lahaina Courthouse.

Discover how to plan a Lahaina trip in just a few steps with Inspirock's itinerary builder.

Drive from Hana to Lahaina in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and bus; or fly. While traveling from Hana, expect slightly colder days and about the same nights in Lahaina, ranging from highs of 32°C to lows of 24°C. You'll have a few hours on the 22nd (Fri) to wrap things up before traveling to San Francisco.

Things to do in Lahaina

Outdoors · Parks · Tours · Adventure

Side Trips

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Parasailing / Paragliding
Parasailing & Paragliding
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Kayaking / Canoeing
Kayaking & Canoeing
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San Francisco

San Francisco

City by the Bay

San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
To see ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the San Francisco trip planner.

Getting from Lahaina to San Francisco by flight takes about 10 hours. You'll lose 2 hours traveling from Lahaina to San Francisco due to the time zone difference. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Lahaina in May, with highs in San Francisco at 24°C and lows at 13°C. You will have some time to spend on the 23rd (Sat) before leaving for Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in San Francisco

Wineries · Parks · Tours · Outdoors

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Yosemite National Park

Yosemite National Park ©
Massive granite mountains, towering waterfalls, groves of Giant Sequoia trees, and wilderness as far as the eye can see distinguish the landscape of Yosemite National Park.
Explore hidden gems such as Glacier Point and Vernal Fall. Escape the urban bustle at Yosemite, Tunnel View and Lower Yosemite Fall Trail. Next up on the itinerary: stroll through Mariposa Grove, pause for some serene contemplation at Yosemite Valley Chapel, look for all kinds of wild species at Nature Center at Happy Isles, and hike along Four Mile Trail.

To find more things to do, maps, reviews, and tourist information, read our Yosemite National Park road trip planner.

Traveling by car from San Francisco to Yosemite National Park takes 4 hours. Traveling from San Francisco in May, expect little chillier with lows of 1°C in Yosemite National Park. You will have some time to spend on the 26th (Tue) before leaving for San Francisco.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks · Trails · Outdoors · Nature
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Must see
Glacier Point
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Mariposa Grove
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San Francisco

San Francisco ©

City by the Bay

Explore hidden gems such as Armstrong Redwood State Reserve and Marin Headlands. Do some cultural sightseeing at Golden Gate Bridge and Walt Disney Family Museum. You'll find plenty of places to visit near San Francisco: Patrick Amiot (in Sebastopol) and California State Railroad Museum (in Sacramento). See some other sides of San Francisco: trek along Lands End, examine the collection at de Young Museum, stroll around Presidio of San Francisco, and explore the activities along San Francisco Bay.

For traveler tips, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, read San Francisco travel itinerary planner.

Drive from Yosemite National Park to San Francisco in 4 hours. Traveling from Yosemite National Park in May, expect a bit warmer with lows of 13°C in San Francisco. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 30th (Sat) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks · Nature · Museums · Wildlife

Side Trips

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State Park
Marin Headlands
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