15 days in Maui Itinerary

15 days in Maui Itinerary

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15 days in Maui Itinerary

Start: Phoenix
flight + Rental Car:  9​h
1
Wailuku
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 45​min
2
Hana
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
3
Wailea
— 1 day
Drive:  45​min
4
Lahaina
— 9 nights
Drive:  30​min
5
Kapalua
— 2 nights
car + Flight:  1​h
End: Phoenix

1
night
Wailuku

Wailuku ©
Wailuku is a census-designated place (CDP) in Maui County, Hawaii, United States. Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Maui Ocean Center. On the 16th (Wed), meet the residents at Maui Ocean Center, admire the majestic nature at Iao Valley State Monument, then discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour, and finally experience rural life at Maui Tropical Plantation. On the 17th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: tour the pleasant surroundings at Kamaole Beach Park III, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Saint Theresa Roman Catholic Church, and then relax in the rural setting at Surfing Goat Dairy.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Wailuku trip planning website .

Phoenix to Wailuku is an approximately 9-hour combination of flight and bus. You can also do a combination of flight and taxi. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 3 hours traveling from Phoenix to Wailuku. When traveling from Phoenix in May, plan for a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Wailuku: temperatures range from 85°F by day to 67°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Thu) so you can go by car to Kapalua.
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Maui Tropical Plantation ©
Maui Tropical Plantation

1
night
Hana

Hana ©
Hana is one of the most isolated communities in Hawaii, with a permanent population of just over 1,000 people.
Wai'anapanapa State Park has been added to your itinerary. On the 16th (Wed), view the masterpieces at Hana Coast Gallery and then immerse yourself in nature at Wai'anapanapa State Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: look for all kinds of wild species at Pools at Ohe'o and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Kahanu Garden.

Plan trip to Hana with our itinerary maker to find out where to go and what to do.

Phoenix to Hana is an approximately 8.5-hour combination of flight and car. You can also do a combination of flight and taxi. Traveling from Phoenix to Hana, you'll gain 3 hours due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Phoenix in May, plan for little chillier days in Hana, with highs around 79°F, while nights are a bit warmer with lows around 77°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Fri) early enough to travel to Wailea.

Things to do in Hana

Outdoors Nature Beaches
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Hana Coast Gallery ©
Hana Coast Gallery

1
day
Wailea

Wailea is a census-designated place (CDP) in Maui County, Hawaii, United States. Start off your visit on the 18th (Fri): glide peacefully along the water with some of the best stand-up paddleboarding in the area, then kick back and relax at Makena Beach, and then stroll through Wailea Beach.

To see photos, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Wailea trip itinerary maker app .

You can do a combination of taxi and flight from Hana to Wailea in an hour. Another option is to drive. When traveling from Hana in May, plan for somewhat warmer days in Wailea, with highs around 85°F, while nights are little chillier with lows around 68°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Fri) so you can go by car to Lahaina.

Things to do in Wailea

Outdoors Beaches Parks

Side Trip

Stand-Up Paddleboarding
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Stand-Up Paddleboarding
Wailea Beach ©
Wailea Beach
Makena Beach ©
Makena Beach

9
nights
Lahaina

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.
Maria Lanakila Catholic Church and Lahaina Front Street are good opportunities to explore the local culture. We've included these beaches for you: Ka'anapali Beach and Black Rock. Explore Lahaina's surroundings by going to Haiku (Leilani Farm Sanctuary & Ahimsa Sanctuary Farm). Spend the 21st (Mon) exploring the striking scenery along Hana Highway - Road to Hana. The adventure continues: see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour, steep yourself in history at Lahaina Jodo Mission, take a memorable tour with Tours, and enjoy the sand and surf at Napili Beach.

To see maps, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, read Lahaina sightseeing planner .

Traveling by car from Wailea to Lahaina takes an hour. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus. Expect a daytime high around 81°F in May, and nighttime lows around 70°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Mon) so you can drive to Kapalua.

Things to do in Lahaina

Outdoors Parks Tours

Side Trips

Maui, Haiku, Parasailing & Paragliding
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Lahaina Front Street ©
Lahaina Front Street
Ka'anapali Beach ©
Ka'anapali Beach
Dolphin & Whale Watching

2
nights
Kapalua

Kapalua ©
Kapalua is a census-designated place (CDP) in Maui County, Hawaii, United States. Start off your visit on the 29th (Tue): kick back and relax at Kapalua Beach and then kick back and relax at D.T. Fleming Beach Park. Here are some ideas for day two: take in the dramatic natural features at Nakalele Blowhole and then look for all kinds of wild species at Honolua Bay.

Plan my day in Kapalua using traveler tips and tourist information provided by Inspirock.

Kapalua is just a stone's throw from Lahaina. In May, daily temperatures in Kapalua can reach 82°F, while at night they dip to 70°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Kapalua

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

Maui
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Kapalua Beach ©
Kapalua Beach
D.T. Fleming Beach Park ©
D.T. Fleming Beach Park
Honolua Bay ©
Honolua Bay

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