9 days in Maui Itinerary

9 days in Maui Itinerary

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Lahaina
— 5 nights
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Haleakala National Park
— 3 nights
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Lahaina

— 5 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.
Get in touch with nature at Scuba & Snorkeling and Wailea Beach. Your itinerary includes some good beach time at Ka'anapali Beach and Makena Beach. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Lahaina: Kihei (Kamaole Beach Park I, Kamaole Beach Park III, &more), Iao Valley (in Wailuku) and Wailea (Wailea Beach Path, Ulua Beach, &more). Next up on the itinerary: kick your exploration up a notch at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks, enjoy the sand and surf at Napili Beach, head outdoors with The Ocean Project On Maui, and wander the streets of Lahaina Front Street.

To find other places to visit and tourist information, read Lahaina trip builder website.

Minneapolis to Lahaina is an approximately 11-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 4 hours traveling from Minneapolis to Lahaina. In March, Lahaina is warmer than Minneapolis - with highs of 78°F and lows of 67°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Fri) early enough to travel to Haleakala National Park.

Things to do in Lahaina

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Nature

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.
Start off your visit on the 27th (Sat): make a trip to Charles Lindbergh's Grave, stroll through Pipiwai Trail, look for all kinds of wild species at Pools at Ohe'o, then cruise along Haleakala Highway (Crater Road), and finally contemplate the geological forces at Haleakala Crater. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take a memorable drive along Hana Highway - Road to Hana.

To find traveler tips, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Haleakala National Park driving holiday planner.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Lahaina to Haleakala National Park. In March, daytime highs in Haleakala National Park are 82°F, while nighttime lows are 65°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Mon) to allow enough time to fly back home.

Things to do in Haleakala National Park

Outdoors · Scenic Drive · Parks · Nature

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.