7 days in Columbus, Lahaina & Haleakala National Park Itinerary

7 days in Columbus, Lahaina & Haleakala National Park Itinerary

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Columbus
— 1 day
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Lahaina
— 2 nights
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Haleakala National Park
— 3 nights
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Columbus

— 1 day

The Discovery City

More than just one of the nation's top business centers, Columbus is a mixture of many different parts of America, situated at the spot where the so-called "Bible Belt" meets the varied cultures of the Great Plains and Appalachia.
Start off your visit on the 4th (Mon): view the masterpieces at Franklin Park Conservatory and Botanical Gardens and then observe the fascinating underwater world at Columbus Zoo and Aquarium.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Columbus trip planner.

The Route module shows you travel options from your home to Columbus. Expect a daytime high around 83°F in July, and nighttime lows around 66°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Mon) so you can fly to Lahaina.

Things to do in Columbus

Parks · Shopping · Historic Sites · Zoos & Aquariums

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Lahaina

— 2 nights

Crown Jewel of 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.
On the 5th (Tue), admire nature's wide array of creatures at Maui Ocean Center, kick your exploration up a notch at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks, and then glide through the air with a parasailing or paragliding tour. Keep things going the next day: tour the pleasant surroundings at Ka'anapali Beach and then walk around Lahaina Banyan Court.

To find reviews, photos, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Lahaina trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Columbus to Lahaina takes 12 hours. The time zone difference when traveling from Columbus to Lahaina is minus 5 hours. Expect a bit warmer evenings in Lahaina when traveling from Columbus in July, with lows around 73°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Wed) so you can travel to Haleakala National Park.

Things to do in Lahaina

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Adventure

Side Trips

Haleakala National Park

— 3 nights

A Rare and Sacred Landscape

Haleakala National Park offers visitors the rare opportunity to walk down into the intact crater of a volcano.
Spend the 7th (Thu) exploring the striking scenery along Hana Highway - Road to Hana. Next up on the itinerary: get impressive views of Haleakala Crater, don't miss a visit to Charles Lindbergh's Grave, stroll through Sliding Sands Trail, and ride a horse along Pipiwai Trail.

To see more things to do, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Haleakala National Park road trip planning website.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Lahaina to Haleakala National Park. July in Haleakala National Park sees daily highs of 89°F and lows of 72°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sun) so you can fly back home.

Things to do in Haleakala National Park

Outdoors · Parks · Scenic Drive · Trails

Side Trips

Maui travel guide

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Scuba & Snorkeling · Beaches · Zipline
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.