5 days in Maui Itinerary

5 days in Maui Itinerary

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5 days in Maui Itinerary

Start: San Diego
Fly + bus:  10​h 30​min
1
Lahaina
— 1 night
Drive:  45​min
2
Kihei
— 3 nights
taxi + Fly:  7​h 45​min
End: San Diego

1
night
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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Kaanapali Ocean Adventures, Honolulu Cookie Company Whaler's Village and Lahaina Harbor. Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Thu): look for gifts at Honolulu Cookie Company Whaler's Village, race across the water with Kaanapali Ocean Adventures, tour the pleasant surroundings at Ka'anapali Beach, then view the masterpieces at Lahaina Printsellers, and finally contemplate the waterfront views at Lahaina Harbor. Keep things going the next day: enjoy the sand and surf at Baby Beach, then get the adrenaline pumping with an extreme tour, and then take in the exciting artwork at Lahaina Galleries.

To find ratings, maps, photos, and other tourist information, read Lahaina trip itinerary planning tool .

San Diego to Lahaina is an approximately 10.5-hour combination of flight and bus. You can also do a combination of train, flight, and bus. The time zone difference when traveling from San Diego to Lahaina is minus 2 hours. Traveling from San Diego in November, expect Lahaina to be a bit warmer, temps between 81°F and 71°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Fri) so you can go by car to Kihei.

Things to do in Lahaina

Outdoors Parks Adventure
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Ka'anapali Beach ©
Ka'anapali Beach
Adrenaline & Extreme Tours
Lahaina Harbor ©
Lahaina Harbor

3
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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Honokalani Black Sand Beach as well as Aqua Adventures. Start off your visit on the 24th (Sat): stroll through Honokalani Black Sand Beach, get a new perspective on things with Aqua Adventures, enjoy the sand and surf at Kalepolepo Beach Park, take in the exciting artwork at Maui's World Gallery, then get impressive views of Haleakala Crater, and finally view the masterpieces at Maui Hands. On your second day here, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Kihei Baptist Chapel, kick back and relax at HA Baldwin Beach Park, and then relax and rejuvenate at some of the top local wellness centers.

To see more things to do, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Kihei tour builder tool .

You can drive from Lahaina to Kihei in an hour. Another option is to do a combination of bus and taxi. In November, daytime highs in Kihei are 84°F, while nighttime lows are 68°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 26th (Mon) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Kihei

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Makawao, Aqua Adventures, Honokalani Black Sand Beach, Haleakala Crater, HA Baldwin Beach Park
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Haleakala Crater ©
Haleakala Crater
Kamaole Beach Park I ©
Kamaole Beach Park I
HA Baldwin Beach Park ©
HA Baldwin Beach Park

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