8 days in Hawaii & Austin Itinerary

8 days in Hawaii & Austin Itinerary

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8 days in Hawaii & Austin Itinerary

Start: Austin
Fly:  12​h 15​min
1
Honolulu, Oahu
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 45​min
2
Kula, Maui
— 2 nights
Fly + taxi:  3​h 15​min
3
Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii
— 1 night
Fly:  11​h 30​min
4
Austin
— 1 night
End: Austin

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.
Start off your visit on the 16th (Sat): explore the different monuments and memorials at USS Arizona Memorial, then take in the pleasant sights at Diamond Head State Monument, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Hanauma Bay Nature Preserve. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 17th (Sun): explore the different monuments and memorials at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific and then kick back and relax at Waikiki Beach.

To see other places to visit, reviews, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Honolulu trip itinerary app .

Austin to Honolulu is an approximately 12.5-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 Austin to Honolulu is minus 4 hours. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Austin in November: high temperatures in Honolulu hover around 84°F and lows are around 72°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Sun) early enough to travel to Kula.

Things to do in Honolulu

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

2
nights
Kula, Maui

Kula ©
Kula is a district of Maui, Hawaii, that stretches across the "up-country", the western-facing slopes of Haleakalā, from Makawao to Ulupalakua. On the 18th (Mon), make a trip to Lahaina Banyan Court, look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas, and then admire the majestic nature at Iao Valley. On the next day, get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Maui Ocean Center and then get impressive views of Haleakala Crater.

To find other places to visit, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, read Kula online trip maker .

Getting from Honolulu to Kula by flight takes about 4 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and taxi. Expect a daytime high around 84°F in November, and nighttime lows around 68°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Kailua-Kona.

Things to do in Kula

Parks Nature Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

Wailuku, Lahaina, Haleakala Crater
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Haleakala Crater ©
Haleakala Crater
Scuba & Snorkeling
Maui Ocean Center ©
Maui Ocean Center

1
night
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.
On the 20th (Wed), stroll through Kahaluu Beach, relax in the rural setting at The Vanillerie, then fulfill a lifelong dream with a swim-with-the-dolphins experience, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Mokuaikaua Church.

For other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Kailua-Kona day trip website .

Do a combination of flight and taxi from Kula to Kailua-Kona in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of taxi and flight. In November in Kailua-Kona, expect temperatures between 84°F during the day and 73°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Wed) so you can travel to Austin.

Things to do in Kailua-Kona

Outdoors Wildlife Tours

Side Trip

Kahaluu Beach
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Swim with Dolphins
The Vanillerie ©
The Vanillerie
Kahaluu Beach ©
Kahaluu Beach

1
night
Austin

Austin ©
Despite its laid-back college vibe, Austin is an influential center for politics, technology, film, and music.
Start off your visit on the 21st (Thu): admire the landmark architecture of Texas State Capitol and then have some family-friendly fun at The Escape Game Austin. Keep things going the next day: take an in-depth tour of Bullock Texas State History Museum, take in the natural beauty of Barton Springs Pool, and then hike along Lady Bird Lake Hike-and-Bike Trail.

Before you visit Austin, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

You can fly from Kailua-Kona to Austin in 11.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of flight and car. Traveling from Kailua-Kona to Austin, you'll lose 4 hours due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Kailua-Kona in November, plan for little chillier days and colder nights in Austin: temperatures range from 71°F by day to 52°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Austin

Parks Historic Sites Museums
Highlights from your plan
The Escape Game Austin ©
The Escape Game Austin
Texas State Capitol ©
Texas State Capitol
Lady Bird Lake Hike-and-Bike Trail ©

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