8 days in Fort Walton Beach & Hawaii Itinerary

8 days in Fort Walton Beach & Hawaii Itinerary

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Fort Walton Beach
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Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii
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Volcano, Island of Hawaii
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Honolulu, Oahu
— 2 nights
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Lahaina, Maui
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Fort Walton Beach

Fort Walton Beach ©
Fort Walton Beach is a city in southern Okaloosa County, Florida, United States. Kick off your visit on the 12th (Sat): view the masterpieces at The Studio Gallery, then enjoy the sand and surf at Santa Rosa Beach, and then deepen your understanding at Kitchenique. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: identify plant and animal life at AJ's Water Adventures and then test your problem-solving skills at Escape Zone 60.

To see other places to visit, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Fort Walton Beach online trip itinerary maker.

Valparaiso to Fort Walton Beach is an approximately half hour car ride. In December, plan for daily highs up to 66°F, and evening lows to 48°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Kailua-Kona.

Things to do in Fort Walton Beach

Outdoors · Wildlife · Tours · Parks

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Escape Zone 60 ©
Escape Zone 60
Santa Rosa Beach
Santa Rosa Beach
AJ's Water Adventures ©
AJ's Water Adventures

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Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii

Kailua-Kona ©

Heart of the Kona Coast

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.
Kick off your visit on the 14th (Mon): relax in the rural setting at Heavenly Hawaiian Kona Coffee Farm, enjoy the sand and surf at Kahaluu Beach, then see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Mokuaikaua Church.

For more things to do, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Kailua-Kona online trip maker.

Getting from Fort Walton Beach to Kailua-Kona by flight takes about 12.5 hours. Traveling from Fort Walton Beach to Kailua-Kona, you'll gain 4 hours due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Fort Walton Beach in December, plan for a bit warmer days and much hotter nights in Kailua-Kona: temperatures range from 82°F by day to 70°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Mon) early enough to drive to Volcano.

Things to do in Kailua-Kona

Outdoors · Wildlife · Tours · Parks

Side Trips

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Heavenly Hawaiian Kona Coffee Farm ©
Heavenly Hawaiian Kona Coffee Farm
Swim with Dolphins
Kahaluu Beach ©
Kahaluu Beach

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Volcano, Island of Hawaii

Volcano ©
Those who named Volcano opted for simplicity in choosing a title, taking the nearby fire-spewing Kilauea as a source of inspiration.
On the 15th (Tue), cruise along Devastation Trail, hike along Kilauea Iki Trailhead, tour the pleasant surroundings at Kipuka Puaulu (Bird Park) Trail, then get impressive views of KÄ«lauea, and finally examine the collection at Jagger Museum.

To find maps, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Volcano trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Kailua-Kona to Volcano takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Kailua-Kona in December, Volcano is slightly colder at night with lows of 65°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Honolulu.

Things to do in Volcano

Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Nature

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Kilauea Iki Trailhead ©
Kilauea Iki Trailhead
Devastation Trail ©
Devastation Trail
Kipuka Puaulu (Bird Park) Trail ©
Kipuka Puaulu (Bird Park) Trail

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Honolulu, Oahu

Honolulu ©

Big Pineapple

In many ways much more Asian than American, Honolulu is Hawaii's largest city and its center of government, transportation, commerce, and tourism.
Kick off your visit on the 16th (Wed): steep yourself in history at USS Arizona Memorial, then go for a walk through Diamond Head State Monument, and then contemplate the waterfront views at Hanauma Bay Nature Preserve. Keep things going the next day: contemplate the long history of Iolani Palace and then stroll through Waikiki Beach.

To find maps, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Honolulu day trip planner.

You can fly from Volcano to Honolulu in 4.5 hours. In December, daily temperatures in Honolulu can reach 82°F, while at night they dip to 69°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Lahaina.

Things to do in Honolulu

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USS Arizona Memorial ©
USS Arizona Memorial
Diamond Head State Monument ©
Diamond Head State Monument
Waikiki Beach ©
Waikiki Beach

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Lahaina, Maui

Lahaina ©

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 18th (Fri), look for gifts at Grins 2 Go Maui, test your problem-solving skills at Maui Escape Rooms, get interesting insight from Tours, then see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour, and finally walk around Lahaina Banyan Court.

For traveler tips, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Lahaina tour site.

Traveling by flight from Honolulu to Lahaina takes 3.5 hours. In December, daily temperatures in Lahaina can reach 78°F, while at night they dip to 68°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Lahaina

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Maui Escape Rooms ©
Maui Escape Rooms
Scuba & Snorkeling
Lahaina Banyan Court ©
Lahaina Banyan Court

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