16 days in Hawaii Itinerary

16 days in Hawaii Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: New York City
Bus + Fly:  16 h
1
Lahaina, Maui
— 5 nights
Bus + Fly:  3 h 15 min
2
Lihue, Kauai
— 3 nights
Fly:  2 h 15 min
3
Honolulu, Oahu
— 7 nights
Fly + Bus:  13 h 45 min
End: New York City

5
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.
Get out of town with these interesting Lahaina side-trips: Wailea Beach (in Wailea), Ho'okipa Beach Park (in Paia) and Haleakala Crater (in Haleakala National Park). There's much more to do: explore and take pictures at Hana Highway - Road to Hana, appreciate the history behind Lahaina Jodo Mission, enjoy the sand and surf at Kalepolepo Beach Park, and stroll through Napili Beach.

To see where to stay, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Lahaina trip maker tool.

New York City to Lahaina is an approximately 16- hour combination of bus and flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of subway, train, and flight. Traveling from New York City to Lahaina, you'll gain 5 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from New York City in June, Lahaina is somewhat warmer at night with lows of 72°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Thu) early enough to travel to Lihue.

Things to do in Lahaina

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Wailuku, Maui, Wailea Beach, Ho'okipa Beach Park, Kalepolepo Beach Park
Find places to stay Jun 13 — 18:
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Haleakala Crater ©
Haleakala Crater
Hana Highway - Road to Hana ©
Hana Highway - Road to Hana
Scuba & Snorkeling

3
nights
Lihue, Kauai

Lihue ©
Lihue or Līhue is an unincorporated census-designated place (CDP) and the county seat of Kauai County, Hawaii. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Lihue: Hanalei Beach (in Hanalei), Waimea (Waimea Canyon State Park & Koke'e Mountains) and Na Pali Coast State Park (in Wainiha). There's still lots to do: see the world from above with a helicopter tour, paddle through the water with a kayaking and canoeing tour, admire the majestic nature at Wailua River State Park, and stroll through Kalapaki Beach.

For traveler tips, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Lihue trip planner.

Traveling by combination of bus and flight from Lahaina to Lihue takes 3.5 hours. In June, daily temperatures in Lihue can reach 83°F, while at night they dip to 73°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Sun) early enough to travel to Honolulu.

Things to do in Lihue

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Poipu, Waimea, Hanalei Beach, Wailua River State Park, Kayaking & Canoeing
Find places to stay Jun 18 — 21:
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Na Pali Coast State Park ©
Na Pali Coast State Park
Waimea Canyon State Park ©
Waimea Canyon State Park
Helicopter Tours

7
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.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Honolulu: Haleiwa (Sunset Beach Park, Waimea Bay, &more), Kailua Beach Park (in Kailua) and Pu’u O Mahuka Heiau State Monument (in Pupukea). There's lots more to do: take in the pleasant sights at Diamond Head State Monument, kick back and relax at Waikiki Beach, stroll the grounds of USS Arizona Memorial, and make a trip to Battleship Missouri Memorial.

For other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Honolulu travel planning tool.

You can fly from Lihue to Honolulu in 2.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 86°F in June, and nighttime lows around 74°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Honolulu

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Haleiwa, Oahu, Kailua Beach Park, Polynesian Cultural Center, Pu’u O Mahuka Heiau State Monument
Find places to stay Jun 21 — 28:
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Diamond Head State Monument ©
Diamond Head State Monument
USS Arizona Memorial ©
USS Arizona Memorial
Waikiki Beach ©
Waikiki Beach

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