38 days in Hawaii & Texas Itinerary

38 days in Hawaii & Texas Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Haleiwa, Oahu
— 5 nights
2
Hanalei, Kauai
— 5 nights
3
Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii
— 6 nights
4
Kihei, Maui
— 6 nights
5
Hilo, Island of Hawaii
— 6 nights
6
South Padre Island
— 5 nights


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5
nights
Haleiwa, Oahu

Haleiwa ©
Haleiwa is a North Shore community and census-designated place (CDP) in the Waialua District of the island of Oahu, City and County of Honolulu. For shopping fun, head to Pakaloha Bikinis - Oahu or Wys Galleries. Get outdoors at Laniakea Beach and Sharks Cove. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Haleiwa: Kapolei (Ko'Olina Beach Park & Ko Olina Lagoons), Turtle Bay Beach (in Kahuku) and Swim with Dolphins (in Waianae). Next up on the itinerary: tour the pleasant surroundings at Sunset Beach Park, explore the activities along Waimea Bay, kick back and relax at Ehukai Beach Park, and cross one thing off your bucket list with a skydiving experience.

To find traveler tips, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Haleiwa route builder site.

Johannesburg, South Africa to Haleiwa is an approximately 28-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from South Africa Standard Time to Hawaii Standard Time is minus 12 hours. When traveling from Johannesburg in June, plan for somewhat warmer days in Haleiwa, with highs around °C, while nights are much hotter with lows around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Hanalei.

Things to do in Haleiwa

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Pupukea, Kapolei, Turtle Bay Beach, Keawaula (Yokohama Beach), Swim with Dolphins
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Laniakea Beach ©
Laniakea Beach
Skydiving
Ko Olina Lagoons ©
Ko Olina Lagoons

5
nights
Hanalei, Kauai

Hanalei ©
Hanalei is a census-designated place (CDP) in Kauai County, Hawaii, United States. Visiting Hanalei Beach and Ke'e Beach will get you outdoors. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Pali Ke Kua Beach (Hideaway s Beach) and Na Pali Coast State Park. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Hanalei: Queen's Bath (in Princeville), Pihea Trail (in Kekaha) and Waimea Canyon State Park (in Waimea). Next up on the itinerary: take in the dramatic scenery at Hanakapiai Falls, look for all kinds of wild species at Hanalei National Wildlife Refuge, kick back and relax at Tunnels Beach, and cruise along Hanalei Valley Lookout.

Start your trip to Hanalei by creating a personalized itinerary on Inspirock.

You can fly from Haleiwa to Hanalei in 4 hours. Traveling from Haleiwa in June, Hanalei is somewhat warmer at night with lows of °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Fri) so you can travel to Kailua-Kona.

Things to do in Hanalei

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Kauai, Princeville, Pihea Trail, Na Pali Coast State Park, Waimea Canyon State Park
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Ke'e Beach ©
Ke'e Beach
Na Pali Coast State Park ©
Na Pali Coast State Park
Hanalei Beach ©
Hanalei Beach

6
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.
Visiting Swim with Dolphins and Saddle Road will get you outdoors. You'll get in some beach time at Hapuna Beach State Recreation Area and Papakōlea Green Sand Beach. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Kailua-Kona: Punalu‘U Beach (in Pahala), Kealakekua Bay (in Captain Cook) and Pu'uhonua O Honaunau National Historical Park (in Honaunau). There's still lots to do: look for all kinds of wild species at Kanaloa Octopus Farm, enjoy the sand and surf at Kahaluu Beach, appreciate the views at Pololu Valley Lookout, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Manini'owali Beach (Kua Bay).

To find reviews, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Kailua-Kona road trip planning app.

Traveling by flight from Hanalei to Kailua-Kona takes 3.5 hours. July in Kailua-Kona sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Thu) early enough to travel to Kihei.

Things to do in Kailua-Kona

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Island of Hawaii, Papakōlea Green Sand Beach, Punalu‘U Beach, Kealakekua Bay, Kahaluu Beach
Highlights from your plan
Swim with Dolphins
Punalu‘U Beach ©
Punalu‘U Beach
Hapuna Beach State Recreation Area ©
Hapuna Beach State Recreation Area

6
nights
Kihei, Maui

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.
We've included these beaches for you: Napili Beach and Wailea Beach. Take a break from the city and head to Zipline and Kamaole Beach Park II. Get out of town with these interesting Kihei side-trips: Parasailing & Paragliding (in Ka'anapali), Lahaina (Kahekili Beach Park & Surf Ripper Shave Ice Co) and Ho'okipa Beach Park (in Paia). The adventure continues: enjoy the sand and surf at Makena Beach, stroll through Wailea Beach Path, and discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

For where to stay, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Kihei visit planner.

Getting from Kailua-Kona to Kihei by flight takes about 5.5 hours. In July, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Wed) early enough to travel to Hilo.

Things to do in Kihei

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Wailea, Lahaina, Wailuku, Parasailing & Paragliding, Kapalua Beach
Highlights from your plan
Zipline
Wailea Beach Path ©
Wailea Beach Path
Wailea Beach ©
Wailea Beach

6
nights
Hilo, Island of Hawaii

Hilo ©
One of the island of Hawaii's major towns, Hilo contains a mix of Asian and Polynesian cultures and is known for its proximity to a national park encompassing two active volcanoes.
You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Richardson Beach Park and Keaukaha Beach Park. Step off the beaten path and head to Kilauea Iki Trailhead and Liliuokalani Gardens. Get out of town with these interesting Hilo side-trips: Pahoa (Steam Vents & Kaimu Beach Park), Jagger Museum (in Volcano) and Hawaii Volcanoes National Park (Volcano Art Center Gallery, Thurston Lava Tube (Nahuku), &more). And it doesn't end there: take in the dramatic scenery at Rainbow Falls, take in the exciting artwork at One Gallery, stop by Hilo Coffee Mill, and immerse yourself in nature at Akaka Falls State Park.

To find other places to visit, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Hilo visit planner.

You can fly from Kihei to Hilo in 3 hours. In July, daytime highs in Hilo are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Tue) to allow time to travel to South Padre Island.

Things to do in Hilo

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Hawaii Volcanoes National Park, Pahoa, Uncle Robert's Awa Bar and Farmers Market, Jagger Museum, Hilo Coffee Mill
Highlights from your plan
Kilauea Iki Trailhead ©
Kilauea Iki Trailhead
Thurston Lava Tube (Nahuku) ©
Thurston Lava Tube (Nahuku)
Kīlauea ©
Kīlauea

5
nights
South Padre Island

A vibrant resort town, South Padre Island sits on a barrier island of the same name, located just off the Texas Gulf Coast.
Take a break from the city and head to Sea Turtle, Inc. and Horseback Riding Tours. Explore hidden gems such as South Padre Island Birding and Nature Center and Parasailing & Paragliding. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around South Padre Island: Brownsville (Gladys Porter Zoo, Palo Alto Battlefield National Historical Park, &more). The adventure continues: get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour, look for gifts at Paragraphs on Padre Boulevard, identify plant and animal life at Laguna Atascosa National Wildlife Refuge, and get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at South Padre Island Dolphin Research & Sea Life Nature Center.

For ratings, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our South Padre Island online sightseeing planner.

Fly from Hilo to South Padre Island in 15 hours. You'll lose 4 hours traveling from Hilo to South Padre Island due to the time zone difference. Expect a bit warmer evenings in South Padre Island when traveling from Hilo in July, with lows around °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in South Padre Island

Parks Wildlife Outdoors

Side Trips

Brownsville, Laguna Atascosa National Wildlife Refuge, South Padre Island Dolphin Research & Sea Life Nature Center
Highlights from your plan
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Sea Turtle, Inc. ©
Sea Turtle, Inc.
South Padre Island Birding and Nature Center ©

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