6 days in Island of Hawaii Itinerary

6 days in Island of Hawaii Itinerary

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6 days in Island of Hawaii Itinerary

Start: Los Angeles
Fly + bus:  9​h 30​min
1
Kealakekua
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
2
Hawaii Volcanoes National Park
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 15​min
3
Hilo
— 2 nights
Fly:  7​h 45​min
End: Los Angeles


2
nights
Kealakekua

Kealakekua is a census-designated place (CDP) in Hawaii County, Hawaii, United States. Start off your visit on the 2nd (Tue): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Pu'uhonua O Honaunau National Historical Park. On the 3rd (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports and then get interesting insight from Tours.

For maps, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, read Kealakekua trip itinerary site .

Los Angeles to Kealakekua is an approximately 9.5-hour combination of flight and bus. Traveling from Los Angeles to Kealakekua, you'll gain 2 hours due to the time zone difference. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in Kealakekua when traveling from Los Angeles in October, with lows around 75°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Hawaii Volcanoes National Park.

Things to do in Kealakekua

Outdoors Wildlife Tours

Side Trips

Kailua-Kona, Pu'uhonua O Honaunau National Historical Park
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Mauna Kea ©
Mauna Kea
Dolphin & Whale Watching

1
night
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.
Start off your visit on the 5th (Fri): contemplate the geological forces at Kīlauea, explore the striking landscape at Thurston Lava Tube (Nahuku), and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Kilauea Iki Trailhead.

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You can drive from Kealakekua to Hawaii Volcanoes National Park in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect slightly colder evenings in Hawaii Volcanoes National Park when traveling from Kealakekua in October, with lows around 70°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Hilo.

Things to do in Hawaii Volcanoes National Park

Parks Nature Trails
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Kilauea Iki Trailhead ©
Kilauea Iki Trailhead
Thurston Lava Tube (Nahuku) ©
Thurston Lava Tube (Nahuku)
Kīlauea ©
Kīlauea

2
nights
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.
Start off your visit on the 6th (Sat): take in the dramatic scenery at Rainbow Falls, admire the sheer force of Akaka Falls State Park, pick up some local products at Hilo Farmers Market, then take in nature's colorful creations at Liliuokalani Gardens, and finally take an unforgettable tour with a helicopter tour.

To see photos, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, read Hilo tour builder app .

Traveling by car from Hawaii Volcanoes National Park to Hilo takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus. In October, plan for daily highs up to 84°F, and evening lows to 70°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 7th (Sun) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Hilo

Parks Tours Shopping

Side Trip

Hawaii Tropical Botanical Garden
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Akaka Falls State Park ©
Akaka Falls State Park
Helicopter Tours
Rainbow Falls ©
Rainbow Falls

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