5 days in Maui Itinerary

5 days in Maui Itinerary

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Fly
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Kahului
— 1 day
Drive
2
Paia
Fly
3
Haleakala National Park
Drive
4
Lahaina
— 1 night
Drive
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Kihei
Drive
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Wailea
Drive
7
Makena
Drive
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Lahaina
Taxi
9
Ka'anapali
Drive
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Kapalua
— 1 night
Drive
11
Kahakuloa
— 1 night
Drive
12
Kahului
Taxi
13
Wailuku
— 1 night
Taxi
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Kahului
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Kahului — 1 day

Kahului is a census-designated place (CDP) in Maui County, on the island of Maui, in the U.S. state of Hawaii. Kick off your visit on the 14th (Tue): enjoy the sand and surf at Baby Beach, Sprecklesville Area.

To find other places to visit, reviews, maps, and tourist information, go to the Kahului holiday planner.

Honolulu to Kahului is an approximately 2.5-hour flight. In December, daytime highs in Kahului are 82°F, while nighttime lows are 66°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Tue) early enough to drive to Paia.
Outdoors · Beaches · Parks
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Paia

Pāia is a census-designated place in Maui County, Hawaii, on the northern coast of the island of Maui. For where to stay, maps, and tourist information, go to the Paia online itinerary maker.

Paia is very close to Kahului. December in Paia sees daily highs of 82°F and lows of 66°F at night. On the 14th (Tue), you're off to Haleakala National Park.
Outdoors · Tours · Parks · Wildlife

Haleakala National Park

Haleakala National Park offers visitors the rare opportunity to walk down into the intact crater of a volcano.
For reviews, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Haleakala National Park trip itinerary builder app.

You can fly from Paia to Haleakala National Park in 2.5 hours. In December in Haleakala National Park, expect temperatures between 82°F during the day and 66°F at night. You will leave for Lahaina on the 14th (Tue).
Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Scenic Drive

Lahaina — 1 night

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.
For ratings, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Lahaina trip planner.

Explore your travel options from Haleakala National Park to Lahaina with the Route module. In December in Lahaina, expect temperatures between 78°F during the day and 68°F at night. You'll have a few hours on the 15th (Wed) to wrap things up before traveling to Kihei.
Outdoors · Tours · Wildlife · Adventure

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.
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You can drive from Lahaina to Kihei in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. December in Kihei sees daily highs of 82°F and lows of 66°F at night. On the 15th (Wed), you're off to Wailea.
Outdoors · Tours · Wildlife · Parks

Wailea

Wailea is a census-designated place (CDP) in Maui County, Hawaii, United States. To find reviews, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Wailea online driving holiday planner.

Wailea is very close to Kihei. December in Wailea sees daily highs of 82°F and lows of 66°F at night. You'll set off for Makena on the 15th (Wed).
Outdoors · Parks · Tours · Beaches

Makena

On the 15th (Wed), discover the deep blue sea with HangLoose Maui Ocean Adventures.

For traveler tips, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Makena trip itinerary maker.

Makena is just a stone's throw from Wailea. In December in Makena, expect temperatures between 82°F during the day and 66°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 15th (Wed) to allow time for travel to Lahaina.
Wildlife · Adventure · Tours · Outdoors

Lahaina

Kick off your visit on the 15th (Wed): tour the pleasant surroundings at Baby Beach.

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Getting from Makena to Lahaina by car takes about an hour. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Wed) early enough to drive to Ka'anapali.
Outdoors · Beaches · Parks

Ka'anapali

Perched at the western tip of Maui, the tourist hub of Ka'anapali offers a range of resorts and activities revolving around the beach.
For other places to visit, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Ka'anapali day trip app.

Ka'anapali is just a stone's throw from Lahaina. In December, plan for daily highs up to 78°F, and evening lows to 68°F. You'll set off for Kapalua on the 15th (Wed).
Outdoors · Tours · Parks · Wildlife

Kapalua — 1 night

Kapalua is a census-designated place (CDP) in Maui County, Hawaii, United States. To find ratings, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Kapalua trip itinerary app.

Kapalua is very close to Ka'anapali. In December, daily temperatures in Kapalua can reach 78°F, while at night they dip to 68°F. On the 16th (Thu), you're off to Kahakuloa.
Outdoors · Tours · Parks · Wildlife

Kahakuloa — 1 night

Start off your visit on the 16th (Thu): explore the striking landscape at Nakalele Blowhole, head outdoors with Olivine Pools, then view the masterpieces at Karen Lei's Gallery, and finally take a memorable drive along Highway Route 340.

For reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Kahakuloa tour planner.

Drive from Kapalua to Kahakuloa in an hour. In December, daily temperatures in Kahakuloa can reach 78°F, while at night they dip to 68°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Fri) early enough to travel to Kahului.
Outdoors · Scenic Drive · Parks · Nature
Side Trip

Kahului

Start off your visit on the 17th (Fri): take an in-depth tour of Story of Hawaii Museum and then sample the fine beverages at Ocean Vodka Organic Farm and Distillery.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Kahului trip website.

You can drive from Kahakuloa to Kahului in an hour. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 17th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Wailuku.
Breweries & Distilleries · Museums
Side Trip

Wailuku — 1 night

Wailuku is a census-designated place (CDP) in Maui County, Hawaii, United States. Start off your visit on the 17th (Fri): kick back and relax at Waihee Beach Park.

To find more things to do, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Wailuku tour itinerary planning tool.

Wailuku is just a stone's throw from Kahului. In December, daily temperatures in Wailuku can reach 82°F, while at night they dip to 66°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sat) so you can go by car to Kahului.
Outdoors · Beaches · Parks
Side Trip

Kahului

Kick off your visit on the 18th (Sat): play a few rounds at The Dunes at Maui Lani Golf Course.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Kahului day trip planning tool.

Kahului is just a stone's throw from Wailuku. You'll have a few hours on the 18th (Sat) to wrap things up before traveling home.
Outdoors · Golf
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The Valley Isle
The second largest of the eight major Hawaiian Islands, Maui features a rugged landscape ranging from high mountain peaks to deep valleys. Half of Maui lies within 8 km (5 mi) of the coastline, and most tourists come for the sandy beaches, many of them backed by fashionable resorts offering every modern convenience. Diversity of tourist attractions is Maui's major allure, with each of the island's shores offering a different set of vacation ideas. You can swim with dolphins, snorkel with sea turtles, or hike over the otherworldly landscapes of the world's biggest dormant volcano. A foodie paradise, the island also features dozens of small farms and gourmet restaurants.