8 days in Kailua-Kona Itinerary

8 days in Kailua-Kona Itinerary

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8 days in Kailua-Kona Itinerary

Start: Dallas
Fly:  10​h 15​min
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Kailua-Kona
— 6 nights
Fly:  10​h 15​min
End: Dallas

6
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.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Kailua-Kona: Hawaii Tropical Botanical Garden (in Papaikou), Hilo (Liliuokalani Gardens, Rainbow Falls, & more) and Hapuna Beach State Recreation Area (in Puako). Next up on the itinerary: identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas, stroll through PapakĊlea Green Sand Beach, admire the verdant scenery at Pololu Valley Lookout, and take in the awesome beauty at Mauna Kea.

To see maps, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Kailua-Kona tour planner.

Dallas to Kailua-Kona is an approximately 10.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of car and flight; or do a combination of train, taxi, and flight. The time zone changes from Central Standard Time (CST) to Hawaii Standard Time (HST), which is usually a -4 hour difference. Traveling from Dallas in October, Kailua-Kona is a bit warmer at night with lows of 75°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Kailua-Kona

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Hilo, Island of Hawaii, Pu'uhonua O Honaunau National Historical Park, Puukohola National Historic Park, Kona Coffee Living History Farm
Highlights from your plan
Swim with Dolphins
Mauna Kea ©
Mauna Kea
Akaka Falls State Park ©
Akaka Falls State Park

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