26 days in Maui Itinerary

26 days in Maui Itinerary

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26 days in Maui Itinerary

Start: Syracuse
Fly + Bus:  14​h 45​min
1
Lahaina
— 12 nights
Drive:  45​min
2
Wailuku
— 2 nights
Drive:  30​min
3
Kula
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h
4
Hana
— 8 nights
+2
Taxi + Bus + Fly:  15​h 30​min
End: Syracuse

12
nights
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.
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, glide through the air with a parasailing or paragliding tour, whizz through the canopy at categoryPhrases.alias.some_of_the_top_local_zipline_courses_and_adventure_parks, and see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

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Syracuse to Lahaina is an approximately 15-hour combination of flight and bus. You can also fly; or do a combination of bus and flight. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time to Hawaii Standard Time, which is usually a -5 hour difference. While traveling from Syracuse, expect a bit warmer days and much warmer nights in Lahaina, ranging from highs of 86°F to lows of 74°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Wailuku.

Things to do in Lahaina

Outdoors Parks Tours

Side Trips

Kapalua, Maui, Parasailing & Paragliding
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Ka'anapali Beach ©
Ka'anapali Beach
Lahaina Banyan Court ©
Lahaina Banyan Court

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.

To see reviews 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

Tours Outdoors Parks
Highlights from your plan
Zipline
Maui Ocean Center ©
Maui Ocean Center
Iao Valley ©
Iao Valley

2
nights
Kula

Kula ©
Kula is a district of Maui, Hawaii, that stretches across the "up-country", the western-facing slopes of Haleakalā, from Makawao to Ulupalakua. Maui Stargazing has been added to your itinerary. On the 16th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: brush up on your knowledge of spirits 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.

To see traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Kula online day trip planner .

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 your sightseeing early on the 17th (Thu) so you can drive to Hana.

Things to do in Kula

Tours Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trip

Zipline
Highlights from your plan
Maui Stargazing ©
Maui Stargazing
Zipline
Surfing Goat Dairy ©
Surfing Goat Dairy

8
nights
Hana

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), Haleakala Crater (in Haleakala National Park) and Huialoha Church (in Kaupo). There's lots more to do: explore and take pictures at Hana Highway - Road to Hana, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kahanu Garden, shop like a local with Hana Coast Gallery, and ride a horse along Pipiwai Trail.

For where to stay, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Hana day trip planning site .

Getting from Kula to Hana by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and flight. In September, daytime highs in Hana are 90°F, while nighttime lows are 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

Side Trips

Maui, Haleakala National Park, Haiku, Charles Lindbergh's Grave, Huialoha Church
Highlights from your plan
Haleakala Crater ©
Haleakala Crater
Hana Highway - Road to Hana ©
Hana Highway - Road to Hana
Wai'anapanapa State Park ©
Wai'anapanapa State Park

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