28 days in Hawaii Itinerary

28 days in Hawaii Itinerary

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Route & dates

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

4
nights
Lihue, Kauai

Lihue or Līhue is an unincorporated census-designated place (CDP) and the county seat of Kauai County, Hawaii. Family-friendly places like Waimea Canyon State Park and Poipu Beach Park will thrill your kids. Venture out of the city with trips to Boat Tours & Water Sports (in Kekaha) and Hanalei Beach (in Hanalei). There's still lots to do: kick your exploration up a notch at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks, immerse yourself in nature at Wailua River State Park, enjoy the sand and surf at Lumahai Beach, and take an unforgettable tour with a helicopter tour.

To find where to stay, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Lihue online tour itinerary builder.

Portland to Lihue is an approximately 8.5-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 2 hours traveling from Portland to Lihue. In June, Lihue is a bit warmer than Portland - with highs of °F and lows of °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Honolulu.

Things to do in Lihue

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Kauai, Poipu, Boat Tours & Water Sports, Photography Tours, Wailua River State Park
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Photography Tours
Poipu Beach Park ©
Poipu Beach Park
Hanalei Beach ©
Hanalei Beach

9
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.
Bring the kids along to Waikiki Beach and Diamond Head State Monument. Change things up with these side-trips from Honolulu: Laie (Polynesian Cultural Center & Malaekahana State Recreation Area), Haleiwa (Wys Galleries, Pupukea Beach Park, &more) and Kailua (Lanikai Beach & Kailua Beach Park). And it doesn't end there: get engrossed in the history at USS Arizona Memorial, steep yourself in history at Battleship Missouri Memorial, take in the dramatic scenery at Manoa Falls, and contemplate the waterfront views at Hanauma Bay Nature Preserve.

To see other places to visit and other tourist information, go to the Honolulu trip maker app.

Traveling by flight from Lihue to Honolulu takes 2.5 hours. In June in Honolulu, expect temperatures between °F during the day and °F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Hilo.

Things to do in Honolulu

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Haleiwa, Oahu, Laie, Kailua, Pu’u O Mahuka Heiau State Monument
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Diamond Head State Monument ©
Diamond Head State Monument
Waikiki Beach ©
Waikiki Beach
USS Arizona Memorial ©
USS Arizona Memorial

5
nights
Hilo, Island of Hawaii

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.
Family-friendly places like Swim with Dolphins and Liliuokalani Gardens will thrill your kids. Explore Hilo's surroundings by going to Waipiʻo Valley Lookout (in Honokaa), Kailua-Kona (2nd Wave Beach and Boat & Mokuaikaua Church) and Laupahoehoe Beach Park (in Laupahoehoe). There's still lots to do: take in the dramatic scenery at Akaka Falls State Park, trek along Kilauea Iki Trailhead, enjoy the sand and surf at Hapuna Beach State Recreation Area, and engage your brain at Imiloa Astronomy Center.

To see other places to visit, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Hilo trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Honolulu to Hilo takes 3 hours. In July in Hilo, expect temperatures between °F during the day and °F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Sun) early enough to travel to Lahaina.

Things to do in Hilo

Outdoors Parks Nature

Side Trips

Kailua-Kona, Hawaii Volcanoes National Park, Puukohola National Historic Park, Waipiʻo Valley Lookout, Hapuna Beach State Recreation Area
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Swim with Dolphins
Hapuna Beach State Recreation Area ©
Hapuna Beach State Recreation Area
Akaka Falls State Park ©
Akaka Falls State Park

9
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.
Family-friendly places like Maui Ocean Center and Napili Beach will thrill your kids. Explore Lahaina's surroundings by going to Wailuku (Iao Valley & Maui Tropical Plantation), Kalepolepo Beach Park (in Kihei) and Wailea (Wailea Beach, Keawakapu Beach, &more). Spend the 15th (Wed) exploring the striking scenery along Hana Highway - Road to Hana. There's much more to do: discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour, whizz through the canopy at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks, head outdoors with The Ocean Project On Maui, and kick back and relax at Ka'anapali Beach.

To see ratings, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Lahaina road trip planning site.

You can fly from Hilo to Lahaina in 3.5 hours. In July in Lahaina, expect temperatures between °F during the day and °F at night. You'll have a few hours on the 21st (Tue) to wrap things up before traveling home.

Things to do in Lahaina

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Wailea, Wailuku, Maui, Kapalua, Haleakala Crater
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Maui Ocean Center ©
Maui Ocean Center
Ka'anapali Beach ©
Ka'anapali Beach
Wailea Beach ©
Wailea Beach

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