15 days in Hawaii Itinerary

15 days in Hawaii Itinerary

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1
Lahaina, Maui
— 3 nights
2
Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii
— 2 nights
3
Hilo, Island of Hawaii
— 2 nights
4
Honolulu, Oahu
— 6 nights

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.
Trilogy Excursions has been added to your itinerary. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Lahaina: Haleakala Crater (in Haleakala National Park) and Kalepolepo Beach Park (in Kihei). Next up on the itinerary: kick back and relax at Ka'anapali Beach, experience rural life at Maui Nui Farm, wander the streets of Lahaina Front Street, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Napili Beach.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Lahaina trip itinerary builder tool.

San Salvador, El Salvador to Lahaina is an approximately 18-hour combination of flight and car. The time zone difference when traveling from San Salvador to Lahaina is minus 4 hours. When traveling from San Salvador in December, plan for slightly colder days in Lahaina, with highs around °C, while nights are about the same with lows around °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Thu) early enough to travel to Kailua-Kona.

Things to do in Lahaina

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Haleakala Crater, Kalepolepo Beach Park, Maui Nui Farm
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Ka'anapali Beach ©
Ka'anapali Beach
Haleakala Crater ©
Haleakala Crater
Trilogy Excursions ©
Trilogy Excursions

2
nights
Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii

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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Big Island Divers. Kick off your visit on the 24th (Thu): get close to the beloved marine mammals with Big Island Divers. Keep things going the next day: kick back and relax at Kahaluu Beach and then explore the striking landscape of Pu'uhonua O Honaunau National Historical Park.

To see photos, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, read Kailua-Kona journey builder app.

Getting from Lahaina to Kailua-Kona by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around °C in December, and nighttime lows around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Hilo.

Things to do in Kailua-Kona

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Pu'uhonua O Honaunau National Historical Park, Kahaluu Beach, Puukohola National Historic Park, Hapuna Beach State Recreation Area
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Hapuna Beach State Recreation Area ©
Hapuna Beach State Recreation Area
Big Island Divers ©
Big Island Divers
Pu'uhonua O Honaunau National Historical Park ©

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.
On the 27th (Sun), see the interesting displays at Jagger Museum, thentour the pleasant surroundings at Kipuka Puaulu (Bird Park) Trail, thentrek along Kilauea Iki Trailhead, and finally hike along Sulphur Banks. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in nature's colorful creations at Hawaii Tropical Botanical Garden, admire the sheer force of Akaka Falls State Park, thenstop by Basically Books, thenadmire the natural beauty at Liliuokalani Gardens, and finally take in the dramatic scenery at Rainbow Falls.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Hilo vacation planner.

Traveling by car from Kailua-Kona to Hilo takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Kailua-Kona in December, Hilo is slightly colder at night with lows of °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Mon) so you can travel to Honolulu.

Things to do in Hilo

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trips

Hawaii Volcanoes National Park, Jagger Museum, Hawaii Tropical Botanical Garden
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Kilauea Iki Trailhead ©
Kilauea Iki Trailhead
Akaka Falls State Park ©
Akaka Falls State Park
Kipuka Puaulu (Bird Park) Trail ©
Kipuka Puaulu (Bird Park) Trail

6
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.
Venture out of the city with trips to Malaekahana State Recreation Area (in Laie), Kailua Beach Park (in Kailua) and Haleiwa (Sunset Beach Park & Waimea Bay). Next up on the itinerary: stroll the grounds of USS Arizona Memorial, look for all kinds of wild species at Hanauma Bay Nature Preserve, contemplate the long history of Iolani Palace, and make a trip to Battleship Missouri Memorial.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Honolulu trip builder tool.

You can fly from Hilo to Honolulu in 3 hours. In December, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Sun) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Honolulu

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Haleiwa, Malaekahana State Recreation Area, Halona Blowhole, Kailua Beach Park
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USS Arizona Memorial ©
USS Arizona Memorial
Waikiki Beach ©
Waikiki Beach
Diamond Head State Monument ©
Diamond Head State Monument

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