5 days in Maui Itinerary

5 days in Maui Itinerary

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5 days in Maui Itinerary

Start: San Francisco
Fly:  8​h
1
Kapalua
— 3 nights
taxi + Fly:  1​h 45​min
2
Haleakala National Park
— 1 night
Fly:  7​h 45​min
End: San Francisco

3
nights
Kapalua

Kapalua ©
Kapalua is a census-designated place (CDP) in Maui County, Hawaii, United States. You'll get in some beach time at Ka'anapali Beach and Kapalua Beach. Visiting Ho'okipa Beach Park and Honolua Bay will get you outdoors. Venture out of the city with trips to Wailea (Keawakapu Beach & Wailea Beach Path). There's lots more to do: trek along Kapalua Coastal Trail, get engrossed in the history at Baldwin Home Museum, kick back and relax at Baby Beach, and make a trip to Lahaina Banyan Court.

To see where to stay, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Kapalua trip planner .

San Francisco to Kapalua is an approximately 8-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight. The time zone difference when traveling from San Francisco to Kapalua is minus 2 hours. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from San Francisco in October; daily highs in Kapalua reach 84°F and lows reach 73°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sat) so you can travel to Haleakala National Park.

Things to do in Kapalua

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Lahaina, Wailea, Ho'okipa Beach Park, Honolua Bay
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Ho'okipa Beach Park ©
Ho'okipa Beach Park
Keawakapu Beach ©
Keawakapu Beach
Wailea Beach Path ©
Wailea Beach Path

1
night
Haleakala National Park

Haleakala National Park
Haleakala National Park offers visitors the rare opportunity to walk down into the intact crater of a volcano.
Start off your visit on the 27th (Sun): stroll through Pipiwai Trail.

To see photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Haleakala National Park visit website .

You can do a combination of taxi and flight from Kapalua to Haleakala National Park in 2 hours. Another option is to take a bus. October in Haleakala National Park sees daily highs of 88°F and lows of 70°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 27th (Sun) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Haleakala National Park

Outdoors Parks Trails

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