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.
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.
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.