17 days in Hawaii Itinerary

17 days in Hawaii Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Hawaii trip itinerary maker

Plan created by another user.Make it yours

Route & dates

Start: Regina
Fly:  12 h
1
Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 45 min
2
Hilo, Island of Hawaii
— 2 nights
Fly:  2 h 30 min
3
Honolulu, Oahu
— 6 nights
Fly:  3 h 15 min
4
Lahaina, Maui
— 6 nights
Fly:  13 h
End: Regina

2
nights
Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii

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.
Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 12th (Sun): look for gifts at The Original Donkey Ball Store, thenexplore the wealth of natural beauty at Pu'uhonua O Honaunau National Historical Park, thenenjoy the sand and surf at Kahaluu Beach, and finally fulfill a lifelong dream with a swim-with-the-dolphins experience.

For reviews, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Kailua-Kona travel planning app.

Regina, Canada to Kailua-Kona is an approximately 12-hour flight. You'll gain 4 hours traveling from Regina to Kailua-Kona due to the time zone difference. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Regina in July: highs in Kailua-Kona hover around 35°C, while lows dip to 28°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Hilo.

Things to do in Kailua-Kona

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Hapuna Beach State Recreation Area, Puako Petroglyph Archaeological Preserve, Pu'uhonua O Honaunau National Historical Park, Kahaluu Beach, Puukohola National Historic Park
Find places to stay Jul 11 — 13:
Highlights from your plan
Swim with Dolphins
Hapuna Beach State Recreation Area ©
Hapuna Beach State Recreation Area
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 14th (Tue), take a memorable drive along Devastation Trail, thentrek along Kilauea Iki Trailhead, thenview the masterpieces at Volcano Art Center Gallery, and finally see the interesting displays at Jagger Museum. Here are some ideas for day two: shop like a local with Hilo Farmers Market, take in nature's colorful creations at Liliuokalani Gardens, thenlook for gifts at Big Island Candies, and finally admire the majestic nature at Akaka Falls State Park.

For reviews, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Hilo road trip website.

Traveling by car from Kailua-Kona to Hilo takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Kailua-Kona in July, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be slightly colder in Hilo, with lows of 25°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Wed) so you can travel to Honolulu.

Things to do in Hilo

Parks Shopping Nature

Side Trips

Hawaii Volcanoes National Park, Jagger Museum, Big Island Candies
Find places to stay Jul 13 — 15:
Highlights from your plan
Volcano Art Center Gallery ©
Volcano Art Center Gallery
Kilauea Iki Trailhead ©
Kilauea Iki Trailhead
Akaka Falls State Park ©
Akaka Falls State Park

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.
Escape the urban bustle at Diamond Head State Monument and Kailua Beach Park. Visit Waikiki Beach and Lanikai Beach for some beach relaxation. Explore Honolulu's surroundings by going to Ko Hana Distillers (in Waipahu), Swim with Dolphins (in Waianae) and Haleiwa (Waimea Bay & Sunset Beach Park). There's still lots to do: buy something for everyone on your list at Ala Moana Center, stroll the grounds of USS Arizona Memorial, see the interesting displays at USS Bowfin Submarine Museum & Park, and pause for some photo ops at Queen Liliuokalani Statue.

To see photos, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Honolulu trip itinerary builder tool.

Fly from Hilo to Honolulu in 3 hours. In July, daytime highs in Honolulu are 36°C, while nighttime lows are 28°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Tue) early enough to travel to Lahaina.

Things to do in Honolulu

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Kailua, Haleiwa, Ko Hana Distillers, Swim with Dolphins
Find places to stay Jul 15 — 21:
Highlights from your plan
Ala Moana Center ©
Ala Moana Center
Waikiki Beach ©
Waikiki Beach
Diamond Head State Monument ©
Diamond Head State Monument

6
nights
Lahaina, 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.
Shop till you drop at Sand People and Village Galleries in Lahaina. Escape the urban bustle at Scuba & Snorkeling and Wailea Beach. Change things up with these side-trips from Lahaina: Haleakala Crater (in Haleakala National Park), Laura Mango Art Gallery (in Hana) and Kalepolepo Beach Park (in Kihei). There's much more to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at Ka'anapali Beach, enjoy the sand and surf at D.T. Fleming Park, take a memorable tour with Tours, and stroll around Lahaina Banyan Court.

To find traveler tips, photos, ratings, and tourist information, use the Lahaina online holiday planner.

Traveling by flight from Honolulu to Lahaina takes 3.5 hours. In July, plan for daily highs up to 35°C, and evening lows to 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Mon) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Lahaina

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Wailuku, Kapalua, Haleakala Crater, Laura Mango Art Gallery, Ho'okipa Beach Park
Find places to stay Jul 21 — 27:
Highlights from your plan
Scuba & Snorkeling
Haleakala Crater ©
Haleakala Crater
Ka'anapali Beach ©
Ka'anapali Beach

Similar Plans

18 days in Hawaii BY A USER FROM UNITED KINGDOM April, kids, popular sights Preferences: April, kids Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium 18 days in Hawaii BY A USER FROM INDIA March, popular sights Preferences: March Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium 18 days in Hawaii BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES June, teens, kids, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, wildlife, fast-paced, popular & hidden gems Preferences: June, teens, kids, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, wildlife Attraction style: Popular & hidden gems Pace: Fast-paced 22 days in Hawaii BY A USER FROM PHILIPPINES June, teens, kids, slow & easy, popular & hidden gems Preferences: June, teens, kids Attraction style: Popular & hidden gems Pace: Slow & easy 15 days in Hawaii BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES February, outdoors, historic sites, wildlife, slow & easy, popular & hidden gems Preferences: February, outdoors, historic sites, wildlife Attraction style: Popular & hidden gems Pace: Slow & easy 15 days in Hawaii BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES June, kids, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, wildlife, popular & hidden gems Preferences: June, kids, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, wildlife Attraction style: Popular & hidden gems Pace: Medium 19 days in Peru, Hawaii & Las Vegas BY A USER FROM UNITED KINGDOM June, popular sights Preferences: June Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium 20 days in United States, Sydney & Canada BY A USER FROM AUSTRALIA December, popular sights Preferences: December Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium 60 days in Hawaii BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES June, popular & hidden gems Preferences: June Attraction style: Popular & hidden gems Pace: Medium 15 days in Hawaii BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES March, popular & hidden gems Preferences: March Attraction style: Popular & hidden gems Pace: Medium 20 days in United States BY A USER FROM AUSTRALIA June, teens, kids, popular sights Preferences: June, teens, kids Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium 10 days in Hawaii BY A USER FROM AUSTRALIA August, culture, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, wildlife, slow & easy, popular & hidden gems Preferences: August, culture, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, wildlife Attraction style: Popular & hidden gems Pace: Slow & easy
See more plans