15 days in Hawaii Itinerary

15 days in Hawaii Itinerary

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1
Honolulu, Oahu
— 8 nights
2
Hilo, Island of Hawaii
— 3 nights
3
Lihue, Kauai
— 2 nights

8
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.
Museum-lovers will appreciate USS Arizona Memorial and Wys Galleries. Do some cultural sightseeing at USS Bowfin Submarine Museum & Park and Pu’u O Mahuka Heiau State Monument. Change things up with these side-trips from Honolulu: Ko Olina Lagoons (in Kapolei), Turtle Bay Beach (in Kahuku) and Haleiwa (Laniakea Beach, Haleiwa Town Center, &more). Next up on the itinerary: enjoy the sand and surf at Sharks Cove, hit the best photo ops around with an inspiring photography tour, stroll through Lanikai Beach, and surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour.

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Miami to Honolulu is an approximately 13.5-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Miami to Honolulu is minus 5 hours. In July in Honolulu, expect temperatures between °F during the day and °F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Hilo.

Things to do in Honolulu

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Haleiwa, Kailua, Pupukea, Ko Olina Lagoons, Turtle Bay Beach
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Laniakea Beach ©
Laniakea Beach
Lanikai Beach ©
Lanikai Beach
USS Arizona Memorial ©
USS Arizona Memorial

3
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 outdoors at Rainbow Falls and Akaka Falls State Park. Let the collections at Pacific Tsunami Museum and Lyman Museum capture your imagination. Take a break from Hilo with a short trip to Laupahoehoe Beach Park in Laupahoehoe, about 36 minutes away. There's lots more to do: head off the coast to Coconut Island, tour the pleasant surroundings at Reeds Bay Beach Park, kick back and relax at Carlsmith Beach Park, and take in nature's colorful creations at Liliuokalani Gardens.

For reviews, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, read our Hilo trip planner.

Fly from Honolulu to Hilo in 3 hours. Expect a daytime high around °F in July, and nighttime lows around °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Lihue.

Things to do in Hilo

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trip

Laupahoehoe Beach Park
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Rainbow Falls ©
Rainbow Falls
Pacific Tsunami Museum ©
Pacific Tsunami Museum
Liliuokalani Gardens ©
Liliuokalani Gardens

2
nights
Lihue, Kauai

Lihue ©
Lihue or Līhue is an unincorporated census-designated place (CDP) and the county seat of Kauai County, Hawaii. Kick off your visit on the 29th (Wed): stop by Kauai Nut Roasters, kick back and relax at Kalapaki Beach, thenvisit a coastal fixture at Ninini Point Lighthouse Cache Site, thentake in the exciting artwork at Tabora Gallery, and finally see the world from above with a helicopter tour. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 30th (Thu): kick back and relax at Lawa'i Beach, kick back and relax at Shipwreck Beach, and then stroll through Maha'ulepu Heritage Trail.

For maps, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Lihue holiday planning site.

Traveling by flight from Hilo to Lihue takes 4 hours. In July in Lihue, expect temperatures between °F during the day and °F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Lihue

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Poipu, Kauai Nut Roasters, Lawa'i Beach
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Kalapaki Beach ©
Kalapaki Beach
Maha'ulepu Heritage Trail
Maha'ulepu Heritage Trail
Shipwreck Beach ©
Shipwreck Beach

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