31 days in Los Angeles & Hawaii Itinerary

31 days in Los Angeles & Hawaii Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: San Juan, Puerto Rico
Fly:  11 h 45 min
1
Los Angeles
— 3 nights
Fly:  7 h 30 min
2
Honolulu, Oahu
— 6 nights
Fly:  2 h 15 min
3
Lihue, Kauai
— 5 nights
Fly:  1 h 15 min
4
Kihei, Maui
— 5 nights
Fly:  3 h
5
Hilo, Island of Hawaii
— 4 nights
Drive:  1 h 45 min
6
Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii
— 6 nights
Fly:  18 h
End: San Juan, Puerto Rico

3
nights
Los Angeles

Los Angeles ©
Surrounded by mountain ranges, forests, valleys, beaches, and deserts, the metropolitan area of Los Angeles is home to over 17 million people.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Los Angeles: Anaheim (Disneyland Park & Disney California Adventure Park). Next up on the itinerary: partake in some friendly competition at Fantastic Race, kick back and relax at Venice Beach and Boardwalk, get curious at California Science Center, and learn more about the world around you at La Brea Tar Pits and Museum.

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San Juan, Puerto Rico to Los Angeles is an approximately 12-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Atlantic Standard Time to Pacific Standard Time is minus 4 hours. Traveling from San Juan in August, things will get slightly colder in Los Angeles: highs are around 34°C and lows about 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Tue) so you can travel to Honolulu.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks Museums Childrens Museums

Side Trips

Anaheim, Santa Monica Pier
Highlights from your plan
Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
Fantastic Race ©
Fantastic Race
Griffith Observatory ©
Griffith Observatory

6
nights
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.
Venture out of the city with trips to Pu’u O Mahuka Heiau State Monument (in Pupukea), Kailua Beach Park (in Kailua) and Haleiwa (Pupukea Beach Park, Sunset Beach Park, &more). The adventure continues: go for a walk through Diamond Head State Monument, kick back and relax at Waikiki Beach, take in the dramatic scenery at Manoa Falls, and look for all kinds of wild species at Hanauma Bay Nature Preserve.

To see reviews, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Honolulu road trip planning tool.

Getting from Los Angeles to Honolulu by flight takes about 8 hours. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 2 hours traveling from Los Angeles to Honolulu. Expect a bit warmer evenings in Honolulu when traveling from Los Angeles in August, with lows around 28°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Mon) early enough to travel to Lihue.

Things to do in Honolulu

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Haleiwa, Pu’u O Mahuka Heiau State Monument, Kailua Beach Park
Highlights from your plan
Diamond Head State Monument ©
Diamond Head State Monument
Waikiki Beach ©
Waikiki Beach
USS Arizona Memorial ©
USS Arizona Memorial

5
nights
Lihue, Kauai

Lihue ©
Lihue or Līhue is an unincorporated census-designated place (CDP) and the county seat of Kauai County, Hawaii. Explore Lihue's surroundings by going to Hanalei Beach (in Hanalei), Waimea (Waimea Canyon State Park & Puu Hinahina Lookout) and Na Pali Coast State Park (in Wainiha). There's lots more to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Poipu Beach Park, tour the pleasant surroundings at Kalapaki Beach, contemplate the long history of Kilohana, and get a new perspective on nature at Kauai Museum.

To see ratings, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Lihue itinerary planner.

Traveling by flight from Honolulu to Lihue takes 2.5 hours. August in Lihue sees daily highs of 35°C and lows of 28°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Kihei.

Things to do in Lihue

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Kauai, Waimea, Poipu, Hanalei Beach, Kayaking & Canoeing
Highlights from your plan
Na Pali Coast State Park ©
Na Pali Coast State Park
Waimea Canyon State Park ©
Waimea Canyon State Park
Poipu Beach Park ©
Poipu Beach Park

5
nights
Kihei, Maui

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.
Change things up with these side-trips from Kihei: Lahaina (Maui On Metal, Lahaina Banyan Court, &more). The adventure continues: take a memorable drive along Hana Highway - Road to Hana, kick back and relax at Ulua Beach, see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour, and pause for some serene contemplation at Saint Theresa Roman Catholic Church.

To find maps, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Kihei holiday maker app.

Traveling by flight from Lihue to Kihei takes 3 hours. In August in Kihei, expect temperatures between 38°C during the day and 26°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Thu) so you can travel to Hilo.

Things to do in Kihei

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Lahaina, Wailea, Maui Ocean Center, Hana Highway - Road to Hana
Highlights from your plan
Scuba & Snorkeling
Hana Highway - Road to Hana ©
Hana Highway - Road to Hana
Maui Ocean Center ©
Maui Ocean Center

4
nights
Hilo, Island of Hawaii

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.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Hilo: Hawaii Volcanoes National Park (Devastation Trail, Pu'u Loa Petroglyphs, &more) and Jagger Museum (in Volcano). There's much more to do: take in the dramatic scenery at Akaka Falls State Park, browse the fresh offerings at Hilo Farmers Market, learn more about the world around you at Mokupapapa Discovery Center, and take in nature's colorful creations at Liliuokalani Gardens.

To see photos, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Hilo travel itinerary planner.

Traveling by flight from Kihei to Hilo takes 3 hours. When traveling from Kihei in August, plan for little chillier days and about the same nights in Hilo: temperatures range from 34°C by day to 25°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Kailua-Kona.

Things to do in Hilo

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trips

Hawaii Volcanoes National Park, Jagger Museum
Highlights from your plan
Akaka Falls State Park ©
Akaka Falls State Park
Kilauea Iki Trailhead ©
Kilauea Iki Trailhead
Rainbow Falls ©
Rainbow Falls

6
nights
Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii

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.
Change things up with these side-trips from Kailua-Kona: Pu'uhonua O Honaunau National Historical Park (in Honaunau), Anaehoomalu (in Waikoloa) and Hapuna Beach State Recreation Area (in Puako). The adventure continues: appreciate the views at Pololu Valley Lookout, kick back and relax at Mauna Kea Beach, relax in the rural setting at Heavenly Hawaiian Kona Coffee Farm, and take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mauna Kea.

To find reviews, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Kailua-Kona trip planner.

Getting from Hilo to Kailua-Kona by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a bus. Traveling from Hilo in August, expect a bit warmer with lows of 29°C in Kailua-Kona. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Sun) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Kailua-Kona

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Island of Hawaii, Pu'uhonua O Honaunau National Historical Park, Queen's Bath, Anaehoomalu, Puukohola National Historic Park
Highlights from your plan
Kula Kai Caverns ©
Kula Kai Caverns
Hapuna Beach State Recreation Area ©
Hapuna Beach State Recreation Area
Papakōlea Green Sand Beach ©
Papakōlea Green Sand Beach

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