Maui Itineraries

Whether you’re staying in Maui for the weekend or for an extended vacation, find an itinerary of must see and must do attractions and activities to fit your schedule.

1 - 3 Days

Your time may be short but there’s never a rush on Maui. Head to West Maui and spend your day on Kaanapali Beach. Watch the sunset cliff diving ceremony before you head to Lahaina. Learn about this historic town while you shop, dine and take in some Maui nightlife.

If it’s whale-watching season (December- May) go out on an unforgettable whale-watching excursion. Then take a drive up the slopes of Upcountry Maui for incredible Maui views. Continue up the winding road up to Haleakala National Park. Watch the sunset from nearly 10,000 feet to cap off your short stay on the Magic Isle.

Haleakala National Park, a scenic national park on the island of Maui and home to Maui’s highest peak.
Central Maui's Iao Valley State Park features one of Maui’s most recognizable landmarks, the 1,200-foot Iao Needle.
Kaanapali Beach is the signature beach of West Maui.
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Lahaina is a historic whaling village and lively West Maui hot spot.
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Upcountry Maui is located on the fertile slopes of Haleakala and is home to ranches, botanical gardens and farms that grow Maui's freshest produce.
The waters off of Lahaina, West Maui and South Maui are your gateway to some of the best winter whale watching in the world.
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4 - 7 Days

With a longer stay, take some time to indulge in some of the fine amenities of Maui’s resorts. You’ll need the rest if you want to get up in time to see the spectacular sunrise at Haleakala. If you’ve always wanted to learn how to surf in Maui, take a lesson in West Maui or South Maui. You can also take a big daytrip to the eastern side of Maui. Explore historic Iao Valley in Central Maui and take photos with the iconic Iao Needle. Have lunch in charming Paia town then start your long journey on the scenic road to Hana. Spend some time in this historic town then venture further down the Hana highway to swim in the beautiful Pools of Oheo.

Witness Maui’s most spectacular sunrises and sunsets on Haleakala, the House of the Sun.
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Hana is a small, untouched town on Maui’s eastern coastline. To get here visitors must travel one of the world’s most scenic drives.
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Surfing lessons typically last 1-2 hours and are taught by experienced surfers in the Maui’s gentle surf breaks.
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Just four miles into your drive to Hana from Kahului, you'll discover the historic town of Paia on Maui's north coast.
The Pools of Oheo, located just past Hana, are beautiful pools fed by cascading waterfalls.
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You’ll find Maui’s finest resorts in west Maui and south Maui with one resort in remote east Maui.
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8+ Days

With a longer stay you can really explore Maui in depth as well as discover some off-the-beaten-path gems. Experience more than one of Maui’s world-renowned beaches. Makena Beach in South Maui is one of the island’s biggest beaches. For snorkelers and scuba divers, a day trip to the islet of Molokini is a must. For golfers, Maui’s championship golf courses offer unforgettable game play. And with more time, you can go where the locals go by visiting Maui’s small towns like historic Wailuku and the artistic hub of Makawao. Or take the time to savor the fresh flavors of Hawaii Regional Cuisine at fine restaurants in Wailea and Kapalua.

With 120 miles of coastline, Maui boasts over 30 miles of beautiful beaches, some of which have been voted the best in the world.
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A rural, artistic community on the slopes of Upcountry Maui, Makawao is home to the Paniolo, or Hawaiian cowboy.
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Makena Beach, also known as “Big Beach,” is one of the largest beaches in Maui.
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Choose from 14 courses on Maui, several of which are ranked at or near the top of the "world's best" lists.
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Molokini is a small island a few miles off of Maui’s southwestern coast that’s well suited for snorkelers and divers.
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Known for its five beautiful, crescent-shaped beaches and stellar golf courses, Wailea is a luxurious resort community in South Maui that spans 1,500 acres of land with staggering ocean views.
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Just 10 minutes west from the Kahului Airport is Wailuku, a commercial center and the county seat of Maui’s government.
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