6 days in Island of Hawaii Itinerary

6 days in Island of Hawaii Itinerary

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6 days in Island of Hawaii Itinerary

Start: Tulsa
Fly:  11​h 30​min
1
Kailua-Kona
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h
2
Hilo
— 2 nights
Fly:  10​h 30​min
End: Tulsa


2
nights
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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Regal Cinemas Makalapua 10, Don's Mai Tai Bar and Huggo's on the Rocks. Start off your visit on the 6th (Thu): relax in the rural setting at Kona Joe Coffee and then join in the after-dark buzz at Huggo's on the Rocks. Here are some ideas for day two: stroll through Kahaluu Beach, then see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour, and then join in the after-dark buzz at Don's Mai Tai Bar.

For traveler tips, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, read our Kailua-Kona driving holiday planner .

Tulsa to Kailua-Kona is an approximately 11.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of car and flight; or do a combination of bus and flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Tulsa to Kailua-Kona is minus 4 hours. In June, daily temperatures in Kailua-Kona can reach 85°F, while at night they dip to 74°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Hilo.

Things to do in Kailua-Kona

Outdoors Nightlife Beaches

Side Trips

Kahaluu Beach, Kona Joe Coffee, Hapuna Beach State Recreation Area
Highlights from your plan
Scuba & Snorkeling
Hapuna Beach State Recreation Area ©
Kona Joe Coffee ©
Kona Joe Coffee

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 9th (Sun): browse the fresh offerings at Hilo Farmers Market, then see the world from above with a helicopter tour, and then take in the dramatic scenery at Akaka Falls State Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 10th (Mon): stop by Big Island Candies, take in the dramatic natural features at Thurston Lava Tube (Nahuku), then hike along Kilauea Iki Trailhead, and finally shop like a local with Extreme Exposure Fine Art Gallery.

To see where to stay, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Hilo trip itinerary maker tool .

Drive from Kailua-Kona to Hilo in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Plan for little chillier nights when traveling from Kailua-Kona in June since evenings lows in Hilo dip to 69°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Hilo

Parks Shopping Nature

Side Trips

Hawaii Volcanoes National Park, Big Island Candies
Highlights from your plan
Akaka Falls State Park ©
Akaka Falls State Park
Kilauea Iki Trailhead ©
Kilauea Iki Trailhead
Thurston Lava Tube (Nahuku) ©
Thurston Lava Tube (Nahuku)

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