26 days in Maui Itinerary

26 days in Maui Itinerary

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Lahaina
— 12 nights
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Wailuku
— 2 nights
Drive
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Kula
— 2 nights
Drive
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Hana
— 8 nights
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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.
Lahaina is known for wildlife, nightlife, and adventure. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: enjoy the sand and surf at Ka'anapali Beach, relax in the rural setting at Punakea Palms, tour the pleasant surroundings at Kapalua Beach, and stroll around Lahaina Banyan Court.

For photos, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Lahaina online travel planner.

Syracuse to Lahaina is an approximately 15-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time to Hawaii-Aleutian Standard Time is minus 5 hours. Traveling from Syracuse in September, you will find days in Lahaina are somewhat warmer (86°F), and nights are much hotter (74°F). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Sun) early enough to drive to Wailuku.

Things to do in Lahaina

Outdoors · Parks · Tours · Beaches

Side Trips

2
nights
Wailuku

Wailuku is a census-designated place (CDP) in Maui County, Hawaii, United States. Zipline has been added to your itinerary. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: admire nature's wide array of creatures at Maui Ocean Center, get interesting insight from Tours, and then experience rural life at Maui Tropical Plantation.

For where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Wailuku road trip planning app.

Getting from Lahaina to Wailuku by car takes about an hour. Other options: take a bus. In September, daytime highs in Wailuku are 90°F, while nighttime lows are 72°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Tue) so you can drive to Kula.

Things to do in Wailuku

Outdoors · Tours · Parks · Wildlife

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Kula

Kula is a district of Maui, Hawaii, that stretches across the "up-country", the western-facing slopes of Haleakalā, from Makawao to Ulupalakua. You've now added Maui Stargazing to your itinerary. On your second day here, sample the fine beverages at Ocean Vodka Organic Farm and Distillery, relax in the rural setting at Surfing Goat Dairy, and then get a dose of the wild on Maui Stargazing.

For reviews, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Kula tour itinerary site.

Kula is very close to Wailuku. In September, daily temperatures in Kula can reach 90°F, while at night they dip to 72°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Thu) so you can go by car to Hana.

Things to do in Kula

Outdoors · Tours · Wildlife · Adventure

Side Trip

8
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Hana

Hana is one of the most isolated communities in Hawaii, with a permanent population of just over 1,000 people.
Explore Hana's surroundings by going to Charles Lindbergh's Grave (in Kipahulu), Huialoha Church (in Kaupo) and Haleakala Crater (in Haleakala National Park). And it doesn't end there: explore and take pictures at Hana Highway - Road to Hana, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kahanu Garden, tour the pleasant surroundings at Red Sand Beach - Kaihalulu Beach, and kick back and relax at Hamoa Beach.

For photos, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, use the Hana road trip planning app.

Traveling by car from Kula to Hana takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. Expect a daytime high around 90°F in September, and nighttime lows around 72°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Fri) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Hana

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Beaches

Side Trips

Maui travel guide

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Scuba & Snorkeling · Beaches · Luaus
The Valley Isle
The second largest of the eight major Hawaiian Islands, Maui features a rugged landscape ranging from high mountain peaks to deep valleys. Half of Maui lies within 8 km (5 mi) of the coastline, and most tourists come for the sandy beaches, many of them backed by fashionable resorts offering every modern convenience. Diversity of tourist attractions is Maui's major allure, with each of the island's shores offering a different set of vacation ideas. You can swim with dolphins, snorkel with sea turtles, or hike over the otherworldly landscapes of the world's biggest dormant volcano. A foodie paradise, the island also features dozens of small farms and gourmet restaurants.