28 days in Los Angeles, Maui & Kauai Itinerary

28 days in Los Angeles, Maui & Kauai Itinerary

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Los Angeles
— 1 night
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Kihei
— 7 nights
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Lihue
— 8 nights
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Los Angeles
— 1 night
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Kekaha
— 3 nights
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Princeville
— 3 nights
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Kapaa
— 3 nights

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Los Angeles

Los Angeles ©

City of Angels

Surrounded by mountain ranges, forests, valleys, beaches, and deserts, the metropolitan area of Los Angeles is home to over 17 million people.
Kick off your visit on the 14th (Mon): enjoy the sand and surf at Venice Beach and Boardwalk and then take in the waterfront at Santa Monica Pier.

To see where to stay, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Los Angeles itinerary builder site.

Detroit to Los Angeles is an approximately 7.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Pacific Standard Time (PST) is minus 3 hours. In September, Los Angeles is somewhat warmer than Detroit - with highs of 85°F and lows of 66°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Tue) so you can travel to Kihei.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Beaches · Outdoors · Parks · Historic Sites

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Venice Beach and Boardwalk ©
Venice Beach and Boardwalk
Santa Monica Pier ©
Santa Monica Pier

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Kihei

Kihei ©
Stretching over 9.7 km (6 mi) of pristine south Maui coastline, Kihei is the island's driest and sunniest region, making it a perfect location for water activities and beach leisure.
Explore Kihei's surroundings by going to Lahaina (Napili Beach, Lahaina Banyan Court, &more), Ho'okipa Beach Park (in Paia) and Haleakala Crater (in Haleakala National Park). The adventure continues: discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour, relax in the rural setting at Maui Tropical Plantation, enjoy the sand and surf at Kapalua Beach, and stroll through Wailea Beach.

To see maps, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Kihei holiday builder.

You can fly from Los Angeles to Kihei in 9.5 hours. The time zone changes from Pacific Standard Time to Hawaii-Aleutian Standard Time, which is usually a -2 hour difference. Traveling from Los Angeles in September, expect a bit warmer with lows of 72°F in Kihei. On the 22nd (Tue), you'll travel to Lihue.

Things to do in Kihei

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Nature

Side Trips

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Haleakala Crater ©
Haleakala Crater
Ka'anapali Beach ©
Ka'anapali Beach
Scuba & Snorkeling

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Lihue

Lihue ©
Lihue or LÄ«hue is an unincorporated census-designated place (CDP) and the county seat of Kauai County, Hawaii. Your day by day itinerary now includes Just Live! Zipline Tours as well as Smith Family Garden Luau. Take a break from Lihue with a short trip to Allerton Garden in Poipu, about 30 minutes away. The adventure continues: enjoy the sand and surf at Poipu Beach Park, see the interesting displays at Grove Farm Sugar Plantation Museum, tee off at Puakea Golf Course, and admire the sheer force of Wailua Falls.

For reviews, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Lihue route planner.

You can fly from Kihei to Lihue in 3 hours. In September, daily temperatures in Lihue can reach 86°F, while at night they dip to 76°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 30th (Wed) to allow time for travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Lihue

Outdoors · Parks · Golf · Beaches

Side Trips

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Poipu Beach Park ©
Poipu Beach Park
Grove Farm Sugar Plantation Museum ©
Grove Farm Sugar Plantation Museum
Spouting Horn ©
Spouting Horn

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Los Angeles

Los Angeles

City of Angels

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, read Los Angeles trip itinerary planner.

You can fly from Lihue to Los Angeles in 8 hours. The time zone difference moving from Hawaii-Aleutian Standard Time (HST) to Pacific Standard Time (PST) is 2 hours. Traveling from Lihue in September, plan for slightly colder nights in Los Angeles, with lows around 66°F. You will leave for Kekaha on the 1st (Thu).

Things to do in Los Angeles

Parks · Outdoors · Tours · Nightlife

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Kekaha

Kekaha is a census-designated place in Kauai County, Hawaii, United States. You've now added Na Pali Experience to your itinerary. On the 2nd (Fri), walk around Kekaha Beach Park and then take a memorable tour with Tours. Keep things going the next day: trek along Awa'awapuhi Trail Parking, see the interesting displays at Kokee Natural History Museum, and then admire the majestic nature at Koke`e State Park.

To find ratings, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, use the Kekaha itinerary planner.

Getting from Los Angeles to Kekaha by flight takes about 9 hours. The time zone difference moving from Pacific Standard Time to Hawaii-Aleutian Standard Time is minus 2 hours. Traveling from Los Angeles in October, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in Kekaha, with lows of 72°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 4th (Sun) to allow time for the car ride to Princeville.

Things to do in Kekaha

Outdoors · Tours · Parks · Wildlife
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Na Pali Experience ©
Na Pali Experience
Koke`e State Park ©
Koke`e State Park

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Princeville

Princeville ©
Princeville is a 9,000acre, upscale, unincorporated, master-planned community of vacation homes and condos on the north shore of the island of Kauai in Kauai County, Hawaii. Princeville Ranch has been added to your itinerary. There's much more to do: admire the natural beauty at Princeville Botanical Gardens, enjoy the sand and surf at Pali Ke Kua Beach (Hideaway s Beach), take in the architecture and atmosphere at Christ Memorial Episcopal Church, and tee off at Princeville Golf Club - Prince Course.

For where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, read our Princeville trip itinerary app.

Traveling by car from Kekaha to Princeville takes 1.5 hours. October in Princeville sees daily highs of 84°F and lows of 74°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 7th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Kapaa.

Things to do in Princeville

Outdoors · Parks · Wildlife · Tours

Side Trips

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Princeville Ranch ©
Princeville Ranch
Princeville Botanical Gardens ©
Princeville Botanical Gardens
Princeville Center ©
Princeville Center

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Kapaa

Noted for its low-key beaches, Kapaa is a small town with a high concentration of tourist-oriented hotels, shops, bars, and restaurants.
Kick off your visit on the 8th (Thu): capture your vacation like a pro with an inspiring photography tour and then admire the sheer force of Opaekaa Falls. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: paddle through the water with a kayaking and canoeing tour, stroll around Lydgate State Park, and then get great views at Sleeping Giant Trail.

For ratings, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Kapaa travel route builder.

You can drive from Princeville to Kapaa in an hour. October in Kapaa sees daily highs of 84°F and lows of 74°F at night. On the 10th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Kapaa

Outdoors · Parks · Tours · Trails

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Photography Tours
Kayaking & Canoeing
Lydgate State Park ©
Lydgate State Park

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