12 days in Hawaii Itinerary

12 days in Hawaii Itinerary

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Lahaina, Maui
— 4 nights
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Volcano, Island of Hawaii
— 1 night
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Captain Cook, Island of Hawaii
— 2 nights
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Poipu, Kauai
— 4 nights

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Lahaina, Maui

Lahaina ©

Crown Jewel of Maui

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.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Nakalele Blowhole and Kapalua Beach. Visit Makena Beach and Kamaole Beach Park III for some beach relaxation. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Lahaina: Kamaole Beach Park II (in Kihei) and Wailea (Keawakapu Beach, Ulua Beach, &more). The adventure continues: contemplate the waterfront views at Lahaina Harbor, kick back and relax at Napili Beach, look for all kinds of wild species at Honolua Bay, and see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

To see traveler tips, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Lahaina online vacation maker.

Tampa to Lahaina is an approximately 14-hour flight. Traveling from Tampa to Lahaina, you'll gain 5 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Tampa in February, plan for a bit warmer nights in Lahaina, with lows around 67°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Volcano.

Things to do in Lahaina

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Tours

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Kapalua Beach
4.7
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Keawakapu Beach
4.8
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Wailea Beach Path
4.8

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Volcano, Island of Hawaii

Volcano ©
Those who named Volcano opted for simplicity in choosing a title, taking the nearby fire-spewing Kilauea as a source of inspiration.
Kick off your visit on the 6th (Sat): take in the exciting artwork at Volcano Art Center Gallery, then examine the collection at Jagger Museum, then stroll through Kilauea Iki Trailhead, and finally explore the striking landscape at Thurston Lava Tube (Nahuku).

To see where to stay, maps, ratings, and tourist information, read our Volcano road trip tool.

Traveling by flight from Lahaina to Volcano takes 5 hours. In February, daily temperatures in Volcano can reach 81°F, while at night they dip to 65°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sat) so you can go by car to Captain Cook.

Things to do in Volcano

Parks · Museums · Nature · Shopping

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Jagger Museum
4.7
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Hiking Trail
Kilauea Iki Trailhead
4.8

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Captain Cook, Island of Hawaii

Captain Cook ©
A small town with big ocean views, Captain Cook lies on top of an ancient fault line that was responsible for creating the nearby Kealakekua Bay thousands of years ago.
Kick off your visit on the 7th (Sun): get up close to creatures of the deep with My Kona Adventures, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Pu'uhonua O Honaunau National Historical Park, and then kick back and relax at Honaunau Bay. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: contemplate the waterfront views at Kealakekua Bay, then relax in the rural setting at Greenwell Farms, then look for gifts at Kona Joe Coffee, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at Kahaluu Beach.

To find maps, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Captain Cook vacation planner.

Drive from Volcano to Captain Cook in 2 hours. In February, daytime highs in Captain Cook are 81°F, while nighttime lows are 69°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Poipu.

Things to do in Captain Cook

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Wildlife

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Poipu, Kauai

Poipu
Poipū is a census-designated place in Kauai County on the southern side of the island of Kauai in the U.S. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Na Pali Coast State Park and Kalalau Trail. Step out of the city life by going to Maha'ulepu Heritage Trail and Wailua Falls. Go for a jaunt from Poipu to Kapaa to see Kauai Path about 38 minutes away. There's much more to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Shipwreck Beach, take a memorable tour with Koloa Zipline, contemplate the waterfront views at Menehune Fishpond, and take in the dramatic natural features at Spouting Horn.

Plan trip to Poipu with our itinerary maker to find out where to go and what to do.

You can fly from Captain Cook to Poipu in 5 hours. In February, daytime highs in Poipu are 78°F, while nighttime lows are 66°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Poipu

Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Wildlife

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Shipwreck Beach
4.4

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