6 days in Hawaii Itinerary

6 days in Hawaii Itinerary

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6 days in Hawaii Itinerary

Start: Washington DC
+2
train + bus + Fly:  14​h 45​min
1
Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii
— 1 day
Fly + bus:  3​h 30​min
2
Lahaina, Maui
— 1 night
bus + Fly:  3​h
3
Honolulu, Oahu
— 2 nights
+2
Fly + bus + subway:  13​h
End: Washington DC

1
day
Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii

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.
Start off your visit on the 23rd (Sun): get close to the beloved marine mammals with a swim-with-the-dolphins experience, kick back and relax at Kahaluu Beach, and then buy something for everyone on your list at Kona Inn Shopping Village.

To find maps, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, use the Kailua-Kona trip planner .

Washington DC to Kailua-Kona is an approximately 15-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of subway, bus, and flight. Traveling from Washington DC to Kailua-Kona, you'll gain 5 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Washington DC in December, expect Kailua-Kona to be much warmer, temps between 82°F and 70°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sun) early enough to travel to Lahaina.

Things to do in Kailua-Kona

#Outdoors, #Adventure, #Water Activities

Side Trip

Kahaluu Beach
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Swim with Dolphins
Kona Inn Shopping Village ©
Kona Inn Shopping Village

1
night
Lahaina, Maui

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.
Kick off your visit on the 24th (Mon): see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour, admire nature's wide array of creatures at Maui Ocean Center, and then make a trip to Lahaina Banyan Court.

To see traveler tips, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Lahaina trip itinerary website .

Getting from Kailua-Kona to Lahaina by combination of flight and bus takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus, taxi, and flight. December in Lahaina sees daily highs of 78°F and lows of 68°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Honolulu.

Things to do in Lahaina

#Adventure, #Outdoors, #Wildlife

Side Trips

Dolphin & Whale Watching, Maui Ocean Center
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Dolphin & Whale Watching
Lahaina Banyan Court ©
Lahaina Banyan Court
Maui Ocean Center ©
Maui Ocean Center

2
nights
Honolulu, Oahu

Honolulu ©
In many ways much more Asian than American, Honolulu is Hawaii's largest city and its center of government, transportation, commerce, and tourism.
On the 25th (Tue), identify plant and animal life at Hanauma Bay Nature Preserve, tour the pleasant surroundings at Diamond Head State Monument, and then explore the different monuments and memorials at USS Arizona Memorial. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: stroll the grounds of National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific and then enjoy the sand and surf at Waikiki Beach.

For ratings, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Honolulu trip planner .

Traveling by combination of bus and flight from Lahaina to Honolulu takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry, taxi, and flight. In December in Honolulu, expect temperatures between 82°F during the day and 69°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Wed) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Honolulu

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Beaches
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Waikiki Beach ©
Waikiki Beach
USS Arizona Memorial ©
USS Arizona Memorial
Diamond Head State Monument ©
Diamond Head State Monument

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