38 days in United States Itinerary

38 days in United States Itinerary

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Start: Stockholm
Fly + Drive:  27 h
1
Princeville
— 5 nights
Drive:  45 min
2
Kapaa
— 4 nights
Fly:  2 h 30 min
3
Honolulu
— 4 nights
Fly:  3 h 15 min
4
Lahaina
— 3 nights
Drive:  45 min
5
Kihei
— 4 nights
Fly:  3 h 15 min
6
Waikoloa
— 3 nights
Drive:  45 min
7
Kailua-Kona
— 4 nights
Drive:  1 h 45 min
8
Hilo
— 3 nights
Drive:  45 min
9
Volcano
— 4 nights
Drive + Fly:  27 h
End: Stockholm

5
nights
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. Kokee Natural History Museum and Michal - Art Studio & Boutique of Hanalei will appeal to museum buffs. We've included these beaches for you: Hanalei Beach and Anini Beach. Explore Princeville's surroundings by going to Na Pali Coast State Park (in Wainiha), Ke'e Beach (in Haena) and Koke'e Mountains (in Waimea). There's much more to do: kick back and relax at Hanalei Bay, pause for some serene contemplation at Wai`oli Hui`ia Church, stop by Hanalei Pier, and identify plant and animal life at Kilauea Point National Wildlife Refuge.

To find maps, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Princeville trip planner.

Stockholm, Sweden to Princeville is an approximately 29-hour combination of flight and car. The time zone difference moving from Central European Standard Time to Hawaii Standard Time is minus 11 hours. When traveling from Stockholm in June, plan for somewhat warmer days in Princeville, with highs around 33°C, while nights are much hotter with lows around 26°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Kapaa.

Things to do in Princeville

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Hanalei, Kauai, Na Pali Coast State Park, Kilauea Point National Wildlife Refuge, Kokee Natural History Museum
Highlights from your plan
Hanalei Beach ©
Hanalei Beach
Na Pali Coast State Park ©
Na Pali Coast State Park
Ke'e Beach ©
Ke'e Beach

4
nights
Kapaa

Kapaa ©
Noted for its low-key beaches, Kapaa is a small town with a high concentration of tourist-oriented hotels, shops, bars, and restaurants.
Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at Aloha Spice Company and Tabora Gallery. Your itinerary includes some good beach time at Kalapaki Beach and Polihale State Park. Explore Kapaa's surroundings by going to Scuba & Snorkeling (in Koloa) and Poipu (Shipwreck Beach & Maha'ulepu Heritage Trail). The adventure continues: trek along Kauai Path, admire the sheer force of Wailua Falls, relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, and see the world from above with a helicopter tour.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, read our Kapaa trip site.

Traveling by car from Princeville to Kapaa takes an hour. In June, daytime highs in Kapaa are 33°C, while nighttime lows are 26°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Thu) early enough to travel to Honolulu.

Things to do in Kapaa

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Lihue, Poipu, Aloha Spice Company, Opaekaa Falls, Scuba & Snorkeling
Highlights from your plan
Wailua Falls ©
Wailua Falls
Scuba & Snorkeling
Maha'ulepu Heritage Trail
Maha'ulepu Heritage Trail

4
nights
Honolulu

Honolulu ©
In many ways much more Asian than American, Honolulu is Hawaii's largest city and its center of government, transportation, commerce, and tourism.
Get some historical perspective at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific and Byodo-In Temple. Get outdoors at Diamond Head State Monument and Koko Crater Railway Trail. Change things up with these side-trips from Honolulu: Waimea Valley (in Haleiwa), Island Treasures (in Kailua) and Pupukea (Sharks Cove & Pu’u O Mahuka Heiau State Monument). The adventure continues: see the interesting displays at USS Bowfin Submarine Museum & Park, take in the dramatic scenery at Manoa Falls, fly like a bird with a parasailing or paragliding tour, and admire the verdant scenery at Nu’uanu Pali.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Honolulu trip planning tool.

You can fly from Kapaa to Honolulu in 3 hours. In June in Honolulu, expect temperatures between 35°C during the day and 27°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Mon) early enough to travel to Lahaina.

Things to do in Honolulu

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Oahu, Pupukea, Waimea Valley, Island Treasures, Byodo-In Temple
Highlights from your plan
Koko Crater Railway Trail ©
Koko Crater Railway Trail
USS Bowfin Submarine Museum & Park ©
USS Bowfin Submarine Museum & Park
Bishop Museum ©
Bishop Museum

3
nights
Lahaina

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.
You'll explore and learn at Kush Fine Art Gallery and Lahaina Galleries. We've included these beaches for you: Kapalua Beach and Baby Beach. The adventure continues: trek along Kapalua Coastal Trail, take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports, get a taste of the local shopping with Lahaina Printsellers, and look for all kinds of wild species at Honolua Bay.

For photos, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Lahaina road trip planning website.

Traveling by flight from Honolulu to Lahaina takes 3.5 hours. In June, daily temperatures in Lahaina can reach 34°C, while at night they dip to 26°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Thu) so you can go by car to Kihei.

Things to do in Lahaina

Parks Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trips

Kapalua Beach, Honolua Bay
Highlights from your plan
Kapalua Beach ©
Kapalua Beach
Kapalua Coastal Trail ©
Kapalua Coastal Trail
Scuba & Snorkeling

4
nights
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.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Wailea Beach and Wailea Beach Path. Step out of the city life by going to Kamaole Beach Park III and Makena Beach. Next up on the itinerary: tour the pleasant surroundings at Little Beach, enjoy the sand and surf at Kamaole Beach Park II, relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, and indulge your thirst for a good beer at Maui Brewing Company.

To see maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Kihei holiday planner.

Drive from Lahaina to Kihei in an hour. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi. Expect a daytime high around 36°C in June, and nighttime lows around 25°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Mon) to allow time to travel to Waikoloa.

Things to do in Kihei

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trip

Wailea
Highlights from your plan
Wailea Beach ©
Wailea Beach
Keawakapu Beach ©
Keawakapu Beach
Wailea Beach Path ©
Wailea Beach Path

3
nights
Waikoloa

Waikoloa ©
Waikoloa Village is a census-designated place (CDP) in Hawaii County, Hawaii, United States. We've included these beaches for you: Hapuna Beach State Recreation Area and Waialea Beach. Get some cultural insight at Waipio Valley and Anna Ranch Heritage Center. Step out of Waikoloa with an excursion to Waipiʻo Valley Lookout in Honokaa--about 56 minutes away. The adventure continues: discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour, tour the pleasant surroundings at Pololu Valley Lookout, and kick back and relax at 49 Black Sand Beach.

Plan trip to Waikoloa with our itinerary maker to find out where to go and what to do.

You can fly from Kihei to Waikoloa in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In June, daily temperatures in Waikoloa can reach 34°C, while at night they dip to 27°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Thu) so you can drive to Kailua-Kona.

Things to do in Waikoloa

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Waimea, Island of Hawaii, Hapuna Beach State Recreation Area, Waipiʻo Valley Lookout
Highlights from your plan
Hapuna Beach State Recreation Area ©
Hapuna Beach State Recreation Area
Waipio Valley ©
Waipio Valley
Scuba & Snorkeling

4
nights
Kailua-Kona

Kailua-Kona ©
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.
Get a sense of the local culture at Pu'uhonua O Honaunau National Historical Park and Hulihe'e Palace. You'll get in some beach time at Manini'owali Beach (Kua Bay) and Honaunau Bay. Take a break from Kailua-Kona with a short trip to Kealakekua Bay in Captain Cook, about 32 minutes away. There's much more to do: identify plant and animal life at Kanaloa Octopus Farm, get engrossed in the history at Kona Coffee Living History Farm, get a taste of the local shopping with Mountain Thunder Coffee Plantation, and get close to the beloved marine mammals with a swim-with-the-dolphins experience.

To see ratings, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Kailua-Kona trip maker.

Traveling by car from Waikoloa to Kailua-Kona takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In June, plan for daily highs up to 34°C, and evening lows to 27°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Mon) so you can go by car to Hilo.

Things to do in Kailua-Kona

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Captain Cook, Honaunau, H.N. Greenwell Store Museum
Highlights from your plan
Kealakekua Bay ©
Kealakekua Bay
Pu'uhonua O Honaunau National Historical Park ©
Honaunau Bay ©
Honaunau Bay

3
nights
Hilo

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.
Appreciate the collections at Pacific Tsunami Museum and Banyan Gallery. Head to Extreme Exposure Fine Art Gallery and Basically Booksfor some retail therapy. Step out of Hilo with an excursion to Hawaiian Vanilla Company in Paauilo--about 52 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: admire the natural beauty at Hawaii Tropical Botanical Garden, kick back and relax at Reeds Bay Beach Park, stroll through Richardson Beach Park, and explore the different monuments and memorials at Alae Cemetery.

For traveler tips, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Hilo itinerary planning site.

You can drive from Kailua-Kona to Hilo in 2 hours. Another option is to take a bus. Expect little chillier evenings in Hilo when traveling from Kailua-Kona in June, with lows around 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Volcano.

Things to do in Hilo

Parks Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trips

Hawaiian Vanilla Company, Hawaii Tropical Botanical Garden
Highlights from your plan
Hawaii Tropical Botanical Garden ©
Hawaii Tropical Botanical Garden
Richardson Beach Park ©
Richardson Beach Park
Nature & Wildlife Tours

4
nights
Volcano

Volcano ©
Those who named Volcano opted for simplicity in choosing a title, taking the nearby fire-spewing Kilauea as a source of inspiration.
For shopping fun, head to Hilo Coffee Mill or Volcano Art Center Gallery. You'll get in some beach time at Papakōlea Green Sand Beach and Punalu‘U Beach. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Volcano: Ka Lae Light (in Naalehu) and Hawaii Volcanoes National Park (Pu'u Loa Petroglyphs & Holei Sea Arch). And it doesn't end there: stroll through Kilauea Iki Trailhead, take in nature's colorful creations at Akatsuka Orchid Gardens, see the interesting displays at Jagger Museum, and witness a stunning natural landmark at Steam Vents.

To find more things to do, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Volcano trip planner.

You can drive from Hilo to Volcano in an hour. Another option is to take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 34°C in July, and nighttime lows around 25°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Volcano

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trips

Hawaii Volcanoes National Park, Naalehu, Hilo Coffee Mill, Steam Vents, Punalu‘U Beach
Highlights from your plan
Punalu‘U Beach ©
Punalu‘U Beach
Kilauea Iki Trailhead ©
Kilauea Iki Trailhead
Papakōlea Green Sand Beach ©
Papakōlea Green Sand Beach