28 days in Arizona, Hawaii & Los Angeles Itinerary

28 days in Arizona, Hawaii & Los Angeles Itinerary

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28 days in Arizona, Hawaii & Los Angeles Itinerary

Start: Tel Aviv
Fly + bus:  25​h
1
Grand Canyon National Park
— 5 nights
+2
bus + taxi + Fly:  13​h
2
Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii
— 2 nights
Fly + taxi:  3​h 15​min
3
Hanalei, Kauai
— 3 nights
taxi + Fly:  3​h
4
Honolulu, Oahu
— 4 nights
Fly:  3​h
5
Lahaina, Maui
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
6
Kipahulu, Maui
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  8​h 30​min
7
Los Angeles
— 4 nights
Fly:  18​h 30​min
End: Tel Aviv


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5
nights
Grand Canyon National Park

Grand Canyon National Park ©
The size, shape, and color of Grand Canyon National Park combine to leave an impression on visitors as deep as the canyon itself.
Visiting North Kaibab Trail and Grand Canyon South Rim will get you outdoors. On the 28th (Sat), hike the day away at Bright Angel Trail. Spend the 1st (Tue) exploring nature at Grand Canyon National Park. There's lots more to do: trek along Rim Trail, make a trip to Powell Point, take some stellar pictures from Yaki Point, and tour the pleasant surroundings at South Kaibab Trail.

To find ratings, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Grand Canyon National Park visit planner.

Tel Aviv, Israel to Grand Canyon National Park is an approximately 25-hour combination of flight and bus. You can also do a combination of flight, bus, and shuttle; or do a combination of flight and shuttle. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 9 hours traveling from Tel Aviv to Grand Canyon National Park. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from Tel Aviv in September: highs in Grand Canyon National Park hover around 28°C, while lows dip to 7°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Wed) early enough to travel to Kailua-Kona.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Parks Outdoors Trails
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Grand Canyon South Rim ©
Grand Canyon South Rim
Bright Angel Trail ©
Bright Angel Trail
Rim Trail ©
Rim Trail

2
nights
Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii

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.
Escape the urban bustle at Swim with Dolphins and Hapuna Beach State Recreation Area. Get a sense of the local culture at Pu'uhonua O Honaunau National Historical Park and Kealakekua Bay. Step out of Kailua-Kona with an excursion to Mauna Loa Scenic Drive in Hawaii Volcanoes National Park--about 1 hour away. It doesn't end there: take a memorable tour with Tours and kick back and relax at Kahaluu Beach.

To see reviews, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Kailua-Kona trip website .

Getting from Grand Canyon National Park to Kailua-Kona by combination of bus and flight takes about 13 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus, taxi, and flight. The time zone difference moving from Mountain Standard Time (MST) to Hawaii Standard Time (HST) is minus 3 hours. When traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in October, plan for a bit warmer days in Kailua-Kona, with highs around 35°C, while nights are warmer with lows around 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sat) so you can travel to Hanalei.

Things to do in Kailua-Kona

Outdoors Wildlife Parks

Side Trips

Pu'uhonua O Honaunau National Historical Park, Kealakekua Bay, Mauna Loa Scenic Drive, Hapuna Beach State Recreation Area, Kahaluu Beach
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Swim with Dolphins
Hapuna Beach State Recreation Area ©

3
nights
Hanalei, Kauai

Hanalei ©
Hanalei is a census-designated place (CDP) in Kauai County, Hawaii, United States. Relax by the water at Poipu Beach Park and Hanalei Beach. Step out of the city life by going to Na Pali Coast State Park and Kalalau Trail. Take a break from Hanalei with a short trip to Spouting Horn in Poipu, about 1h 20 min away. There's much more to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Tunnels Beach, admire all the interesting features of Hanalei Valley Lookout, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Hanalei Bay.

For photos, ratings, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Hanalei trip app .

You can do a combination of flight and taxi from Kailua-Kona to Hanalei in 3.5 hours. October in Hanalei sees daily highs of 34°C and lows of 27°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Tue) so you can travel to Honolulu.

Things to do in Hanalei

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Kauai, Poipu, Na Pali Coast State Park
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Na Pali Coast State Park ©
Na Pali Coast State Park
Poipu Beach Park ©
Poipu Beach Park
Hanalei Beach ©
Hanalei Beach

4
nights
Honolulu, Oahu

Honolulu ©
In many ways much more Asian than American, Honolulu is Hawaii's largest city and its center of government, transportation, commerce, and tourism.
USS Arizona Memorial and Pu’u O Mahuka Heiau State Monument are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Visit Waikiki Beach and Kailua Beach Park for some beach relaxation. Step out of Honolulu to go to Haleiwa and see Sunset Beach Park, which is approximately 1h 05 min away. There's still lots to do: trek along Diamond Head State Monument, see the interesting displays at USS Bowfin Submarine Museum & Park, discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Manoa Falls.

To see where to stay, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Honolulu trip planner .

You can do a combination of taxi and flight from Hanalei to Honolulu in 3 hours. In October, plan for daily highs up to 36°C, and evening lows to 27°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Lahaina.

Things to do in Honolulu

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Kailua Beach Park, Pu’u O Mahuka Heiau State Monument, Sunset Beach Park
Highlights from your plan
Diamond Head State Monument ©
Diamond Head State Monument
USS Arizona Memorial ©
USS Arizona Memorial
Waikiki Beach ©
Waikiki Beach

3
nights
Lahaina, Maui

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.
Your itinerary includes some good beach time at Ka'anapali Beach and Kapalua Beach. Get in touch with nature at Wailea Beach and Dolphin & Whale Watching. Go for a jaunt from Lahaina to Wailuku to see Iao Valley about 44 minutes away. There's still lots to do: kick back and relax at Napili Beach, look for gifts at Glass Mango Designs, and take an in-depth tour of Baldwin Home Museum.

For photos, reviews, maps, and tourist information, read our Lahaina trip itinerary tool .

Traveling by combination of flight and bus from Honolulu to Lahaina takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight, taxi, and ferry. In October, daytime highs in Lahaina are 34°C, while nighttime lows are 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Tue) early enough to travel to Kipahulu.

Things to do in Lahaina

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Kapalua Beach, Wailea Beach, Iao Valley
Highlights from your plan
Ka'anapali Beach ©
Ka'anapali Beach
Wailea Beach ©
Wailea Beach
Iao Valley ©
Iao Valley

2
nights
Kipahulu, Maui

Kipahulu ©
Kick off your visit on the 16th (Wed): kick back and relax at Hamoa Beach and then contemplate the geological forces at Haleakala Crater. Keep things going the next day: cruise along Hana Highway - Road to Hana.

To see reviews and more tourist information, refer to the Kipahulu trip itinerary maker site .

You can drive from Lahaina to Kipahulu in 3 hours. In October in Kipahulu, expect temperatures between 36°C during the day and 24°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Kipahulu

Outdoors Scenic Drive Parks

Side Trips

Maui, Haleakala Crater
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Hana Highway - Road to Hana ©
Hana Highway - Road to Hana
Haleakala Crater ©
Haleakala Crater
Hamoa Beach ©
Hamoa Beach

4
nights
Los Angeles

Los Angeles ©
Surrounded by mountain ranges, forests, valleys, beaches, and deserts, the metropolitan area of Los Angeles is home to over 17 million people.
You'll get in some beach time at Venice Beach and Boardwalk and Will Rogers State Beach. Get some cultural insight at The Getty Center and Santa Monica Pier. Change things up with these side-trips from Los Angeles: Anaheim (Disneyland Park & Disney California Adventure Park). Pack the 19th (Sat) with family-friendly diversions at Universal Studios Hollywood. The adventure continues: kick back and relax at Santa Monica State Beach, appreciate the extensive heritage of Venice Canals Walkway, and make a trip to Hollywood Walk of Fame.

To see where to stay, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Los Angeles journey planner.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Kipahulu to Los Angeles. Traveling from Kipahulu to Los Angeles, you'll lose 2 hours due to the time zone difference. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Kipahulu in October: high temperatures in Los Angeles hover around 32°C and lows are around 19°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Santa Monica, Anaheim
Highlights from your plan
Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
Disney California Adventure Park ©
Disney California Adventure Park
The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center

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