5 days in Hawaii Itinerary

5 days in Hawaii Itinerary

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5 days in Hawaii Itinerary

Start: Los Angeles
+2
Fly + taxi + bus:  9​h 15​min
1
Volcano, Island of Hawaii
— 1 night
+3
bus + taxi + Fly + taxi:  3​h
2
Wailea, Maui
— 3 nights
taxi + Fly:  8​h
End: Los Angeles

1
night
Volcano, Island of Hawaii

Volcano ©
Those who named Volcano opted for simplicity in choosing a title, taking the nearby fire-spewing Kilauea as a source of inspiration.
On the 6th (Mon), trek along Kilauea Iki Trailhead.

For where to stay, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Volcano online attractions planner .

Los Angeles to Volcano is an approximately 9.5-hour combination of flight and bus. You can also do a combination of flight and bus. Traveling from Los Angeles to Volcano, you'll gain 2 hours due to the time zone difference. In August in Volcano, expect temperatures between 83°F during the day and 70°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 7th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Wailea.

Things to do in Volcano

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trip

Hawaii Volcanoes National Park
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Kilauea Iki Trailhead ©
Kilauea Iki Trailhead
Jagger Museum ©
Jagger Museum
Thurston Lava Tube (Nahuku) ©
Thurston Lava Tube (Nahuku)

3
nights
Wailea, Maui

Wailea ©
Wailea is a census-designated place (CDP) in Maui County, Hawaii, United States. Kick off your visit on the 8th (Wed): kick back and relax at Kamaole Beach Park III and then enjoy the sand and surf at Kamaole Beach Park II. On the next day, whizz through the canopy at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks and then enjoy the sand and surf at Ulua Beach.

For ratings, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Wailea trip planner.

You can do a combination of bus, flight, and taxi from Volcano to Wailea in 3 hours. When traveling from Volcano in August, plan for somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Wailea: temperatures range from 89°F by day to 72°F at night. On the 10th (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Wailea

Outdoors Beaches Parks

Side Trips

Kihei, Zipline
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Kamaole Beach Park III ©
Kamaole Beach Park III
Ulua Beach ©
Ulua Beach
Stand-Up Paddleboarding

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