Honolulu - Big Island (226 miles)
In the morning, we will be fly from Honolulu to Big Island, where we will visit Volcanoes National Park, the Jagger Museum, the Hawaii Volcano Observatory, the Thurston Lava Tube, Steam Bluffs, Crater Drive, the Fern Tree Jungle, Rainbow Falls, an orchid nursery, and a macadamia nut factory. Afterwards, we will check into our hotel on Big Island.
Big Island, HI
The "Big Island," Hawaii Island, is the largest and perhaps most recognizable of the islands in the Hawaiian archipelago. The island is home to seven protected areas, including four national parks. The island is made up of five volcanoes.
Hilo is the largest city, census-designated place (CDP), and settlement in Hawaii County, Hawaii, which encompasses the Island of Hawai'i. Hilo is the county seat of the County of Hawai'i and is located in the District of South Hilo.
This impressive waterfall near downtown Hilo, Hawaii is eighty feet tall and almost a hundred feet in diameter. Its ease of access and lack of admission fee make it a popular sight to see for visitors to Hilo.
Volcanoes National Park
Volcanoes National Park showcases Hawaii's interesting geological history. Near the town of Hilo, Mt. Kilauea, and the Thurston Lava Tube, the park boasts an incredible, dynamic landscape that is often reshaped by local volcanic activity.
Macadamia Nut Farm
The macadamia nut, although native to Australia, thrives on Hawaii. Many farms and factories offer tours of their facilities that take visitors throw the cultivation process and offer tasty Hawaiian treats.
Deluxe Hotel: Naniloa Volcanoes Resort/Hilo Hawaiian Resort
Big Island - Maui - Honolulu (201 miles)
Early in the morning, we will fly to Maui, where we will visit Iao Needle and Valley, Lahina Town, the Maui Tropical Plantation, Kaanapali Beach, and Wailuku Town. In the afternoon, we will fly back to Honolulu.
Maui is the second-largest of the Hawaiian Islands and has been called the "Best Island in the World." Popular spots on the island include Hāna Highway, Haleakalā National Park, and Wailea-Makena. More than two million people visit annually.
The Iao Valley on the western side of Maui is a National Natural Landmark. It is also park of a state park which is made up of the valley's dense rainforest. It is an important cultural locations to Hawaiians.
Maui Tropical Plantation
This functioning plantation on Maui is more than just that; it is also a great place to stop and eat, with a highly regarded restaurant onsite. There is a tourist train you can take to see the plantation in full.