11 days in Dayton, Colorado & Hawaii Itinerary

11 days in Dayton, Colorado & Hawaii Itinerary

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Dayton
— 1 day
2
Colorado Springs
— 1 night
3
Waimea, Kauai
— 1 night
4
Honolulu, Oahu
— 2 nights
5
Lahaina, Maui
— 2 nights
6
Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii
— 1 night
7
Aspen
— 2 nights

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Dayton

Dayton ©
Home of airplane pioneers the Wright brothers, Dayton prides itself on its inventors, including Charles F.
On the 13th (Sun), examine the collection at National Museum of the US Air Force, thenstroll the grounds of The Calvary Cemetery, thenexplore the different monuments and memorials at Dayton National Cemetery, and finally head outdoors with Dayton Dragons Baseball.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Dayton trip planning app.

The Route module shows you all the different ways you can get to Dayton. In September, plan for daily highs up to °F, and evening lows to °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Colorado Springs.

Things to do in Dayton

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National Museum of the US Air Force ©
National Museum of the US Air Force
The Calvary Cemetery ©
The Calvary Cemetery
Dayton National Cemetery ©
Dayton National Cemetery

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Colorado Springs

Colorado Springs ©
Stunning Garden of the Gods Park scenery, blue skies and the glory of Pikes Peak-America’s Mountain have attracted visitors to Colorado Springs for more than a century.
On the 14th (Mon), get your game on at Battlefield Colorado, thenwalk around Garden of the Gods, and then find something for the whole family at North Pole Colorado Santa’s Workshop.

For traveler tips, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, use the Colorado Springs online trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by flight from Dayton to Colorado Springs takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. The time zone difference when traveling from Dayton to Colorado Springs is minus 2 hours. Traveling from Dayton in September, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit cooler in Colorado Springs, with lows of °F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Mon) so you can travel to Waimea.

Things to do in Colorado Springs

Parks Fun & Games Theme Parks

Side Trip

North Pole Colorado Santa’s Workshop
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Garden of the Gods ©
Garden of the Gods
Battlefield Colorado ©
Battlefield Colorado
North Pole Colorado Santa’s Workshop ©
North Pole Colorado Santa’s Workshop

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Waimea, Kauai

On the 15th (Tue), take a memorable tour with Tours, take in the dramatic scenery at Na Pali Makai, and then explore the stunning scenery at Waimea Canyon State Park.

For ratings, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Waimea online journey planner.

Fly from Colorado Springs to Waimea in 11.5 hours. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 3 hours traveling from Colorado Springs to Waimea. Traveling from Colorado Springs in September, you will find days in Waimea are somewhat warmer (°F), and nights are much warmer (°F). Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Honolulu.

Things to do in Waimea

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trip

Kekaha
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Boat Tours & Water Sports
Waimea Canyon State Park ©
Waimea Canyon State Park
Na Pali Makai ©
Na Pali Makai

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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.
On the 16th (Wed), contemplate the long history of Iolani Palace, thengo for a walk through Diamond Head State Monument, thenstroll the grounds of USS Arizona Memorial, and finally pause for some photo ops at King Kamehameha Statue. On the 17th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: stroll through Waikiki Beach and then identify plant and animal life at Hanauma Bay Nature Preserve.

Start your trip to Honolulu by creating a personalized itinerary on Inspirock.

Traveling by flight from Waimea to Honolulu takes 3 hours. In September, daily temperatures in Honolulu can reach °F, while at night they dip to °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Lahaina.

Things to do in Honolulu

Parks Outdoors Beaches
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USS Arizona Memorial ©
USS Arizona Memorial
Diamond Head State Monument ©
Diamond Head State Monument
Waikiki Beach ©
Waikiki Beach

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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.
Start off your visit on the 18th (Fri): get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Maui Ocean Center, thenget engrossed in the history at Baldwin Home Museum, thenstroll around Lahaina Banyan Court, and finally get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports. Here are some ideas for day two: tour the pleasant surroundings at Napili Beach and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Ka'anapali Beach.

To see maps, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, read Lahaina road trip planner.

Fly from Honolulu to Lahaina in 3.5 hours. In September, plan for daily highs up to °F, and evening lows to °F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sat) so you can travel to Kailua-Kona.

Things to do in Lahaina

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

Maui Ocean Center
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Maui Ocean Center ©
Maui Ocean Center
Scuba & Snorkeling
Ka'anapali Beach ©
Ka'anapali Beach

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Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii

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.
Kick off your visit on the 20th (Sun): take in the exciting artwork at Lava Light Galleries, thentake in the spiritual surroundings of Mokuaikaua Church, thenget close to the beloved marine mammals with a swim-with-the-dolphins experience, and finally kick back and relax at Kahaluu Beach.

To find photos, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Kailua-Kona trip builder site.

You can fly from Lahaina to Kailua-Kona in 4.5 hours. In September in Kailua-Kona, expect temperatures between °F during the day and °F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Sun) early enough to travel to Aspen.

Things to do in Kailua-Kona

Outdoors Tours Wildlife

Side Trip

Kahaluu Beach
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Swim with Dolphins
Kahaluu Beach ©
Kahaluu Beach
Mokuaikaua Church ©
Mokuaikaua Church

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Aspen

Aspen ©
Known as a ski resort town, Aspen's history goes back to its roots as a silver-mining village tucked away in an isolated valley of the Rocky Mountains.
Aspen is known for nature, scenic drive, and adventure. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Maroon Bells, tour the pleasant surroundings at Maroon Lake Scenic Trail, cruise along Independence Pass, and stroll around The John Denver Sanctuary.

To see reviews, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Aspen trip planner.

You can fly from Kailua-Kona to Aspen in 11 hours. The time zone difference when traveling from Kailua-Kona to Aspen is 3 hours. When traveling from Kailua-Kona in September, plan for a bit cooler days in Aspen, with highs around °F, while nights are colder with lows around °F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 23rd (Wed) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Aspen

Parks Nature Outdoors
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Maroon Bells ©
Maroon Bells
Independence Pass ©
Independence Pass
Maroon Lake Scenic Trail ©
Maroon Lake Scenic Trail

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