6 days in Island of Hawaii Itinerary

6 days in Island of Hawaii Itinerary

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Kealakekua
— 2 nights
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Hawaii Volcanoes National Park
— 1 night
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Hilo
— 2 nights

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Kealakekua

Kealakekua is a census-designated place (CDP) in Hawaii County, Hawaii, United States. On the 2nd (Tue), tour the pleasant surroundings at Pu'uhonua O Honaunau National Historical Park. Here are some ideas for day two: get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour and then see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

To find traveler tips, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Kealakekua itinerary builder.

Los Angeles to Kealakekua is an approximately 10-hour flight. You'll gain 2 hours traveling from Los Angeles to Kealakekua due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Los Angeles in October, expect a bit warmer with lows of 75°F in Kealakekua. 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 · Tours · Wildlife · Nature

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Scuba & Snorkeling
Saddle Road
Saddle Road

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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, then explore the striking landscape at Thurston Lava Tube (Nahuku), and then stroll through Kilauea Iki Trailhead.

For reviews, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Hawaii Volcanoes National Park day trip website.

Traveling by car from Kealakekua to Hawaii Volcanoes National Park takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi. Traveling from Kealakekua in October, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be slightly colder in Hawaii Volcanoes National Park, with lows of 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 · Outdoors
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Kilauea Iki Trailhead ©
Kilauea Iki Trailhead
Kīlauea ©
Kīlauea
Thurston Lava Tube (Nahuku) ©
Thurston Lava Tube (Nahuku)

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Hilo

Hilo ©

America's Wettest City

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.
Kick off your visit on the 6th (Sat): take in the dramatic scenery at Rainbow Falls, take in the dramatic scenery at Akaka Falls State Park, browse the fresh offerings at Hilo Farmers Market, then admire the natural beauty at Liliuokalani Gardens, and finally take an unforgettable tour with a helicopter tour.

For where to stay, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Hilo trip itinerary planning tool.

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. On the 7th (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Hilo

Parks · Tours · Wildlife · Nature

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Akaka Falls State Park ©
Akaka Falls State Park
Helicopter Tours
Rainbow Falls ©
Rainbow Falls

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