8 days in Seattle & Maui Itinerary

8 days in Seattle & Maui Itinerary

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— 2 nights
Haleakala National Park
— 2 nights
— 3 nights


Seattle — 2 nights

Nicknamed the "Emerald City" because of its abundant evergreen trees, Seattle is the cultural and business center of the Pacific Northwest, as well as a popular holiday destination.
Kids will enjoy Pike Place Market and Space Needle. And it doesn't end there: explore the world behind art at Chihuly Garden and Glass, take in the waterfront at Hiram M. Chittenden Locks, find something for the whole family at Seattle Great Wheel, and appreciate the history behind Fremont Troll.

To find where to stay, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, use the Seattle road trip planning app.

New York City to Seattle is an approximately 7.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 3 hours traveling from New York City to Seattle. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from New York City in March, with highs in Seattle at 56°F and lows at 42°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Mon) so you can catch the flight to Haleakala National Park.
Museums · Shopping · Parks · Neighborhoods
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Haleakala National Park — 2 nights

Haleakala National Park offers visitors the rare opportunity to walk down into the intact crater of a volcano.
On the 9th (Tue), take a memorable drive along Hana Highway - Road to Hana. Keep things going the next day: make a trip to Charles Lindbergh's Grave, ride a horse along Pipiwai Trail, then pause for some serene contemplation at Huialoha Church, and finally contemplate the geological forces at Haleakala Crater.

To find traveler tips, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, read Haleakala National Park trip itinerary builder site.

Fly from Seattle to Haleakala National Park in 8 hours. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 2 hours traveling from Seattle to Haleakala National Park. Traveling from Seattle in March, expect Haleakala National Park to be much hotter, temps between 82°F and 65°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Lahaina.
Outdoors · Scenic Drive · Parks · Nature
Side Trips
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Lahaina — 3 nights

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.
Kick off your visit on the 11th (Thu): admire the majestic nature at Iao Valley, admire nature's wide array of creatures at Maui Ocean Center, and then walk around Lahaina Banyan Court. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: whizz through the canopy at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks, then enjoy the sand and surf at Ka'anapali Beach, and then discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

To find ratings, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, read Lahaina trip itinerary builder app.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Haleakala National Park to Lahaina. In March in Lahaina, expect temperatures between 78°F during the day and 67°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Sat) to allow time to fly back home.
Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Zoos & Aquariums
Side Trip
Find places to stay Mar 10 — 13:

Maui travel guide

Scuba & Snorkeling · Beaches · Zipline
The Valley Isle
The second largest of the eight major Hawaiian Islands, Maui features a rugged landscape ranging from high mountain peaks to deep valleys. Half of Maui lies within 8 km (5 mi) of the coastline, and most tourists come for the sandy beaches, many of them backed by fashionable resorts offering every modern convenience. Diversity of tourist attractions is Maui's major allure, with each of the island's shores offering a different set of vacation ideas. You can swim with dolphins, snorkel with sea turtles, or hike over the otherworldly landscapes of the world's biggest dormant volcano. A foodie paradise, the island also features dozens of small farms and gourmet restaurants.