17 days in Island of Hawaii Itinerary

17 days in Island of Hawaii Itinerary

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Waikoloa
— 4 nights
2
Hawaii Volcanoes National Park
— 5 nights
3
Hilo
— 7 nights

4
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Waikoloa

Waikoloa ©
Waikoloa Village is a census-designated place (CDP) in Hawaii County, Hawaii, United States. Get out of town with these interesting Waikoloa side-trips: Elements Jewelry & Fine Crafts (in Hawi) and Honokaa (Mauna Kea Tea & Waipiʻo Valley Lookout). And it doesn't end there: admire the majestic nature at Hapuna Beach State Recreation Area, enjoy the sand and surf at Mauna Kea Beach, admire the verdant scenery at Waipio Valley, and take an in-depth tour of Parker Ranch.

To find maps, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, read Waikoloa itinerary app.

Toronto, Canada to Waikoloa is an approximately 14.5-hour flight. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time to Hawaii Standard Time, which is usually a -5 hour difference. Expect much hotter temperatures when traveling from Toronto in February; daily highs in Waikoloa reach 32°C and lows reach 24°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Tue) so you can go by car to Hawaii Volcanoes National Park.

Things to do in Waikoloa

Parks · Outdoors · Nature

Side Trips

Island of Hawaii, Waimea, Kawaihae, Honokaa, Elements Jewelry & Fine Crafts
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Hapuna Beach State Recreation Area ©
Hapuna Beach State Recreation Area
Mauna Kea Beach ©
Mauna Kea Beach
Puukohola National Historic Park ©
Puukohola National Historic Park

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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.
Get out of town with these interesting Hawaii Volcanoes National Park side-trips: Naalehu (Ka Lae, Papakōlea Green Sand Beach, &more). There's lots more to do: take in the dramatic natural features at Thurston Lava Tube (Nahuku), trek along Sulphur Banks, cruise along Devastation Trail, and get impressive views of Kīlauea.

To see more things to do, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, read Hawaii Volcanoes National Park driving holiday tool.

You can drive from Waikoloa to Hawaii Volcanoes National Park in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi. February in Hawaii Volcanoes National Park sees daily highs of 32°C and lows of 21°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Hilo.

Things to do in Hawaii Volcanoes National Park

Parks · Outdoors · Trails

Side Trip

Naalehu
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Kilauea Iki Trailhead ©
Kilauea Iki Trailhead
Thurston Lava Tube (Nahuku) ©
Thurston Lava Tube (Nahuku)
Devastation Trail ©
Devastation Trail

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Hilo

Hilo ©
One of the island of Hawaii's major towns, Hilo contains a mix of Asian and Polynesian cultures and is known for its proximity to a national park encompassing two active volcanoes.
Change things up with these side-trips from Hilo: Laupahoehoe Beach Park (in Laupahoehoe), Kailua-Kona (Saddle Road, Holualoa Village, &more) and Volcano (Akatsuka Orchid Gardens & Jagger Museum). The adventure continues: immerse yourself in nature at Akaka Falls State Park, admire the sheer force of Rainbow Falls, take in nature's colorful creations at Liliuokalani Gardens, and see the interesting displays at Pacific Tsunami Museum.

To find photos, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Hilo road trip site.

Traveling by car from Hawaii Volcanoes National Park to Hilo takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus. Expect a daytime high around 32°C in February, and nighttime lows around 21°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Hilo

Parks · Outdoors · Nature

Side Trips

Kailua-Kona, Captain Cook, Volcano, Heavenly Hawaiian Kona Coffee Farm, Laupahoehoe Beach Park
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Akaka Falls State Park ©
Akaka Falls State Park
Scuba & Snorkeling
Helicopter Tours

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