12 days in Hawaii Itinerary

12 days in Hawaii Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Newark
Fly:  12 h 30 min
1
Hilo, Island of Hawaii
— 2 nights
Fly:  3 h 15 min
2
Lahaina, Maui
— 3 nights
Fly:  3 h 15 min
3
Honolulu, Oahu
— 6 nights
Fly:  11 h 15 min
End: Newark

2
nights
Hilo, Island of Hawaii

Hilo ©
One of the island of Hawaii's major towns, Hilo contains a mix of Asian and Polynesian cultures and is known for its proximity to a national park encompassing two active volcanoes.
Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: admire the natural beauty at Akatsuka Orchid Gardens, trek along Sulphur Banks, thenget impressive views of Kīlauea, and finally see the interesting displays at Jagger Museum.

For maps, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Hilo trip itinerary builder tool.

Newark to Hilo is an approximately 14-hour flight. Traveling from Newark to Hilo, you'll gain 5 hours due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Newark in April, plan for a bit warmer days and much warmer nights in Hilo: temperatures range from 81°F by day to 67°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Tue) early enough to travel to Lahaina.

Things to do in Hilo

Parks Museums Outdoors

Side Trips

Hawaii Volcanoes National Park, Volcano
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Kīlauea ©
Kīlauea
Jagger Museum ©
Jagger Museum
Sulphur Banks ©
Sulphur Banks

3
nights
Lahaina, Maui

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.
Step off the beaten path and head to Ho'okipa Beach Park and Shark Diving. Museum-lovers will appreciate Village Galleries in Lahaina and Maui On Metal. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Lahaina: Native Intelligence (in Wailuku), Ocean Vodka Organic Farm and Distillery (in Kula) and Kihei (Kamaole Beach Park II & Kamaole Beach Park III). The adventure continues: pause for some serene contemplation at Maria Lanakila Catholic Church, take an in-depth tour of Baldwin Home Museum, kick back and relax at HA Baldwin Beach Park, and stroll through Baby Beach.

To see reviews, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, use the Lahaina day trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Hilo to Lahaina takes 3.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 80°F in April, and nighttime lows around 69°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Honolulu.

Things to do in Lahaina

Outdoors Beaches Parks

Side Trips

Paia, Kihei, Native Intelligence, Ocean Vodka Organic Farm and Distillery
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Kamaole Beach Park II ©
Kamaole Beach Park II
Ho'okipa Beach Park ©
Ho'okipa Beach Park
Shark Diving

6
nights
Honolulu, Oahu

In many ways much more Asian than American, Honolulu is Hawaii's largest city and its center of government, transportation, commerce, and tourism.
Relax by the water at Lanikai Beach and Kapiolani Regional Park. Visit USS Arizona Memorial and National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific for their historical value. Change things up with these side-trips from Honolulu: Waimanalo Beach (in Waimanalo), Lanikai Pillboxes (in Kailua) and Haleiwa (Skydiving, Sunset Beach Park, &more). Next up on the itinerary: kick back and relax at Sharks Cove, examine the collection at USS Bowfin Submarine Museum & Park, admire the majestic nature at Puu Ualakaa State Park, and hike along Koko Crater Railway Trail.

For maps, photos, and more tourist information, read Honolulu trip itinerary builder app.

Getting from Lahaina to Honolulu by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 83°F in April, and nighttime lows around 71°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Honolulu

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Haleiwa, Kailua, Waimanalo Beach, Sharks Cove, Halona Blowhole
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Skydiving
Lanikai Beach ©
Lanikai Beach
USS Arizona Memorial ©
USS Arizona Memorial

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