5 days in Island of Hawaii Itinerary

5 days in Island of Hawaii Itinerary

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5 days in Island of Hawaii Itinerary

Start: Dallas
Fly:  10​h 15​min
1
Kailua-Kona
— 1 night
Drive:  15​min
2
Holualoa
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 45​min
3
Hilo
— 2 nights
Fly:  12​h 30​min
End: Dallas

1
night
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.
To find maps, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Kailua-Kona trip planner .

Dallas to Kailua-Kona is an approximately 10.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of car and flight; or do a combination of train, taxi, and flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 4 hours traveling from Dallas to Kailua-Kona. Traveling from Dallas in September, you will find days in Kailua-Kona are slightly colder (87°F), and nights are about the same (76°F). Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Holualoa.

Things to do in Kailua-Kona

Wildlife Tours Outdoors

Side Trip

Captain Cook
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Kealakekua Bay ©
Kealakekua Bay
Swim with Dolphins
Kona Coffee Living History Farm ©
Kona Coffee Living History Farm

1
night
Holualoa

Holualoa ©
Holualoa is a census-designated place (CDP) in Hawai‘i County, Hawai‘i, United States. On the 14th (Sat), see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour, then kick back and relax at Kahaluu Beach, and then join in the after-dark buzz at Mauka Meadows.

To see more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, read Holualoa holiday website .

Holualoa is just a stone's throw from Kailua-Kona. In September, plan for daily highs up to 87°F, and evening lows to 76°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Hilo.

Things to do in Holualoa

Outdoors Parks Wildlife

Side Trip

Keauhou
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Kahaluu Beach ©
Kahaluu Beach

2
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.
Kick off your visit on the 15th (Sun): take in nature's colorful creations at Liliuokalani Gardens, tour the pleasant surroundings at Carlsmith Beach Park, enjoy the sand and surf at Richardson Beach Park, then take in the dramatic scenery at Rainbow Falls, and finally admire the majestic nature at Akaka Falls State Park.

For traveler tips, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Hilo holiday planner.

Traveling by car from Holualoa to Hilo takes 2 hours. Traveling from Holualoa in September, expect little chillier with lows of 71°F in Hilo. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Hilo

Parks Beaches Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Richardson Beach Park ©
Richardson Beach Park
Liliuokalani Gardens ©
Liliuokalani Gardens
Rainbow Falls ©
Rainbow Falls

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