One of the main reasons I decided to start this blog is because I LOVE creating travel itineraries for my trips. And when I'm planning my vacations I find myself spending hours on Pinterest reading about how other people were spending their time in the places I was going and what things I simply had to see. But honestly, I found a lot of general guides highlighting cool places and very few that broke down how travelers spent their time each day.
Now don't get me wrong, this isn't a minute-by-minute list of where you need to be (it's still a vacation after all) but more of a list of the things I want to make sure we see and when it makes sense to see them which is mainly determined by location. If you've never been to Hawaii, all of the islands are pretty much divided into sections (north, south, east, and west) and it can take an hour or more to get to the other side. So instead of wasting a bunch of time driving, I typically plan our days based on which section we will be in and go from there. This strategy has helped us to see and experience SO much of the islands (other than just the beautiful beaches) in a relatively short amount of time. This was also our second time visiting Maui and we wanted to experience some different things than our last trip. Read more about that here.
I plan to write more detailed posts on each of our days and break down my complete reviews of our excursions and activities but I hope this will give you an idea of what activities you may want to add to your trip and how to plan your time on the islands.
Day 1: Travel/Lahaina
Day 2: Pool Day/Whale Watching
Day 3: Golf/Kehei
Day 4: Snorkeling/Lahaina
Day 5: Exploring Upcountry -Read my full upcountry guide here
Day 6: Paia/Travel
My favorite part about Hawaii is the fact that you could go multiple times and have a completely different vacation each visit. Even after our second time I've already started a list of things I still want to see and experience. Are you planning a trip to Hawaii? Did you find this post to be helpful?
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