10 days in Honolulu, Hawaii Volcanoes National Park & Kailua-Kona Itinerary

10 days in Honolulu, Hawaii Volcanoes National Park & Kailua-Kona Itinerary

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Honolulu
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Hawaii Volcanoes National Park
— 2 nights
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Kailua-Kona
— 5 nights

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Honolulu

Honolulu ©
In many ways much more Asian than American, Honolulu is Hawaii's largest city and its center of government, transportation, commerce, and tourism.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Kapena Falls, Manoa Falls and Waimea Bay. On the 23rd (Mon), admire the sheer force of Manoa Falls. On the next day, admire the sheer force of Kapena Falls, take in the pleasant sights at Diamond Head State Monument, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Waikiki Beach.

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The Route module shows you all the different ways you can get to Honolulu. In December in Honolulu, expect temperatures between 82°F during the day and 69°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Hawaii Volcanoes National Park.

Things to do in Honolulu

Parks · Nature · Outdoors

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Waimea Bay
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Diamond Head State Monument ©
Diamond Head State Monument
Waikiki Beach ©
Waikiki Beach
Manoa Falls ©
Manoa Falls

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Hawaii Volcanoes National Park

Hawaii Volcanoes National Park ©
Volcanoes have played an important role in shaping the Earth, and Hawaii Volcanoes National Park shows visitors the process in action.
On the 26th (Thu), take in the natural beauty of Steam Vents, get impressive views of Kīlauea, hike along Kilauea Iki Trailhead, then cruise along Devastation Trail, and finally take in the dramatic natural features at Holei Sea Arch. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 27th (Fri): stroll through Richardson Beach Park.

For ratings, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Hawaii Volcanoes National Park vacation planning tool.

Travel from Honolulu to Hawaii Volcanoes National Park in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of car and flight. In December, daily temperatures in Hawaii Volcanoes National Park can reach 80°F, while at night they dip to 65°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Kailua-Kona.

Things to do in Hawaii Volcanoes National Park

Parks · Outdoors · Nature

Side Trips

Steam Vents, Richardson Beach Park
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Kīlauea ©
Kīlauea
Kilauea Iki Trailhead ©
Kilauea Iki Trailhead
Holei Sea Arch ©
Holei Sea Arch

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Kailua-Kona

Kailua-Kona ©
Thanks to its favorable location near a mountain range blocking the northeasterly trade winds, Kailua-Kona gets little rainfall, allowing adventure seekers and nature lovers a chance to enjoy over 300 days of sunshine each year.
Captain Zodiac Raft Expeditions has been added to your itinerary. Discover out-of-the-way places like Kaloko-Honokohau National Historical Park and Kayaking & Canoeing. You'll get in some beach time at White Sand Beach and Waialea Beach. There's much more to do: contemplate the waterfront views at Kahaluu Bay, identify plant and animal life at Kanaloa Octopus Farm, kick back and relax at Kahaluu Beach, and get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, use the Kailua-Kona trip maker site.

Drive from Hawaii Volcanoes National Park to Kailua-Kona in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus. In December, plan for daily highs up to 82°F, and evening lows to 70°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Kailua-Kona

Parks · Outdoors · Nature

Side Trips

Island of Hawaii, Keauhou, Waialea Beach
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Kaloko-Honokohau National Historical Park ©
Captain Zodiac Raft Expeditions ©
Captain Zodiac Raft Expeditions
Kayaking & Canoeing

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