8 days in Maui Itinerary

8 days in Maui Itinerary

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8 days in Maui Itinerary

Start: Philadelphia
Fly + Drive:  15​h 30​min
1
Hana
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
2
Lahaina
— 4 nights
Fly:  17​h
End: Philadelphia

2
nights
Hana

Hana ©
Hana is one of the most isolated communities in Hawaii, with a permanent population of just over 1,000 people.
Kick off your visit on the 17th (Wed): stroll through Pipiwai Trail, stroll the grounds of Charles Lindbergh's Grave, and then explore the striking landscape at Haleakala Crater. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore and take pictures at Hana Highway - Road to Hana.

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Philadelphia to Hana is an approximately 15.5-hour combination of flight and car. You can also do a combination of flight and taxi; or do a combination of train, flight, and car. The time zone difference when traveling from Philadelphia to Hana is minus 5 hours. When traveling from Philadelphia in April, plan for somewhat warmer days and much hotter nights in Hana: temperatures range from 85°F by day to 68°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Lahaina.

Things to do in Hana

Outdoors Scenic Drive Parks

Side Trips

Haleakala National Park, Charles Lindbergh's Grave, Hana Highway - Road to Hana
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Haleakala Crater ©
Haleakala Crater
Pipiwai Trail ©
Pipiwai Trail
Charles Lindbergh's Grave ©
Charles Lindbergh's Grave

4
nights
Lahaina

Lahaina ©
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.
Change things up with these side-trips from Lahaina: Stand-Up Paddleboarding (in Kihei), Wailea Beach (in Wailea) and Iao Valley (in Wailuku). There's much more to do: kick back and relax at Ka'anapali Beach, stroll through Napili Beach, pause for some serene contemplation at Lahaina United Methodist Church, and make a trip to Lahaina Banyan Court.

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Traveling by car from Hana to Lahaina takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and bus; or do a combination of taxi and bus. Traveling from Hana in April, expect nights in Lahaina to be about the same, around 69°F, while days are slightly colder, around 80°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Mon) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Lahaina

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Wailuku, Dolphin & Whale Watching, Stand-Up Paddleboarding, Wailea Beach
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Ka'anapali Beach ©
Ka'anapali Beach
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Maui Ocean Center ©
Maui Ocean Center

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