16 days in Hawaii Itinerary

16 days in Hawaii Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Lihue, Kauai
— 4 nights
2
Honolulu, Oahu
— 5 nights
3
Lahaina, Maui
— 3 nights
4
Hilo, Island of Hawaii
— 2 nights

4
nights
Lihue, Kauai

Lihue or Līhue is an unincorporated census-designated place (CDP) and the county seat of Kauai County, Hawaii. Visit Shipwreck Beach and Lawa'i Beach for some beach relaxation. Step off the beaten path and head to Scuba & Snorkeling and Sleeping Giant Trail. And it doesn't end there: hike along Kauai Path, tour the pleasant surroundings at Maha'ulepu Heritage Trail, take in the dramatic natural features at Makawehi Bluff, and get engrossed in the history at Kauai Museum.

To find where to stay, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Lihue sightseeing planner.

Seattle to Lihue is an approximately 8.5-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Pacific Standard Time to Hawaii Standard Time is minus 2 hours. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Seattle in June: high temperatures in Lihue hover around °F and lows are around °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Sat) early enough to travel to Honolulu.

Things to do in Lihue

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Poipu, Koloa, Kapaa, Wet and Dry Caves, Kauai
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Maha'ulepu Heritage Trail
Maha'ulepu Heritage Trail
Wailua Falls ©
Wailua Falls

5
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.
Take a break from the city and head to Diamond Head State Monument and Koko Crater Railway Trail. Discover out-of-the-way places like Lanikai Beach and Sharks Cove. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Honolulu: Waimanalo Beach (in Waimanalo), Lanikai Pillboxes (in Kailua) and Haleiwa (Waimea Valley & Waimea Bay). There's still lots to do: kick back and relax at Waikiki Beach, stroll the grounds of National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, explore and take pictures at Makapuu Lighthouse Trail, and take in the dramatic natural features at Halona Blowhole.

To see photos, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Honolulu trip itinerary maker app.

Getting from Lihue to Honolulu by flight takes about 2.5 hours. In June in Honolulu, expect temperatures between °F during the day and °F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Thu) early enough to travel to Lahaina.

Things to do in Honolulu

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Kailua, Haleiwa, Waimanalo Beach, Halona Blowhole, Sharks Cove
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Waimanalo Beach ©
Waimanalo Beach
Koko Crater Railway Trail ©
Koko Crater Railway Trail
Lanikai Beach ©
Lanikai Beach

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.
Visit Napili Beach and Baby Beach for some beach relaxation. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Kapalua Beach and Honolua Bay. There's lots more to do: trek along Kapalua Coastal Trail, shop like a local with Surf Ripper Shave Ice Co, walk around Lahaina Banyan Court, and see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Lahaina online trip builder.

Traveling by flight from Honolulu to Lahaina takes 3.5 hours. In June, daily temperatures in Lahaina can reach °F, while at night they dip to °F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Sun) early enough to travel to Hilo.

Things to do in Lahaina

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Honolua Bay, Kapalua Beach
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Napili Beach ©
Napili Beach
Kapalua Coastal Trail ©
Kapalua Coastal Trail
Kapalua Beach ©
Kapalua Beach

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.
Kick off your visit on the 29th (Mon): head off the coast to Coconut Island, thentake in nature's colorful creations at Liliuokalani Gardens, thentour the pleasant surroundings at Richardson Beach Park, and finally explore the fascinating underground world of Kaumana Caves Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 30th (Tue): kick back and relax at Carlsmith Beach Park, thenadmire the sheer force of Rainbow Falls, thenimmerse yourself in nature at Wailuku River State Park, and finally admire the sheer force of Akaka Falls State Park.

For ratings, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Hilo trip planning app.

Traveling by flight from Lahaina to Hilo takes 3.5 hours. In June, daily temperatures in Hilo can reach °F, while at night they dip to °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Hilo

Parks Nature Outdoors
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Richardson Beach Park ©
Richardson Beach Park
Rainbow Falls ©
Rainbow Falls
Liliuokalani Gardens ©
Liliuokalani Gardens

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