8 days in Maui Itinerary
Fly to Kahului Airport, Drive to Kihei
— 5 nights
Haleakala National Park
— 1 night
Drive to Kahului Airport, Fly to Belleville
Wed, Oct 26 - Wed, Nov 2
Kihei — 5 nights
Stretching over 9.7 km (6 mi) of pristine south Maui coastline, Kihei is the island's driest and sunniest region, making it a perfect location for water activities and beach leisure.Your itinerary includes some good beach time at Kapalua Beach and Makena Beach. Museum-lovers will appreciate Baldwin Home Museum and Maui's World Gallery. Explore Kihei's surroundings by going to Lahaina (Old Lahaina Courthouse, Maui On Metal, &more). And it doesn't end there: stroll through Maluaka Beach, enjoy the sand and surf at Kamaole Beach Park III, look for all kinds of wild species at Honolua Bay, and discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour.
For maps, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Kihei trip planning app.
Belleville to Kihei is an approximately 18.5-hour combination of flight and car. You'll gain 4 hours traveling from Belleville to Kihei due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Belleville in October, you will find days in Kihei are a bit warmer (88°F), and nights are much warmer (70°F). Finish up your sightseeing early on the 31st (Mon) so you can travel to Haleakala National Park.
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Haleakala National Park — 1 night
Haleakala National Park offers visitors the rare opportunity to walk down into the intact crater of a volcano.On the 1st (Tue), identify plant and animal life at Pools at Ohe'o, explore by horseback at Pipiwai Trail, and then delve into the lush surroundings at Bamboo Forest.
For where to stay, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Haleakala National Park itinerary planning app.
Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Kihei to Haleakala National Park. In October, plan for daily highs up to 88°F, and evening lows to 70°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 1st (Tue) so you can travel back home.
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Maui travel guide
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.