Maui is known as the “valley isle”, and most of its population nestles in the low-lying isthmus between the lushwestern mountains and the dustier slopes of Haleakal to the east




1. Front Street Lahaina

The well-preserved buildings along this street take you back tothe early 1800s, when missionaries arrived to save the souls of bawdy sailors and bring Christianity to islanders.

2. Iao Valley & Kepaniwai Park Gardens

Up in the verdant Iao Valley the Kepaniwai Park Gardens celebrate the diverse cultures that make up modern Maui through a range of national gardens and structures

3. Wailuku & Kahului

The Maui's population lives and works in these twin towns. There are also fantastic sights in the area, such as missionary churches, ancient sites, and lush, tropical plantations.

4. Bailey House Museum

A fascinating place, focusing on 19th-century missionary life, and the earlier Hawaiian culture, which missionaries attempted to dispel

5. Makena

Once the remotest spot on Maui’s southern coast, Makena has become increasingly popular with divers in recent years.

6. ‘Ulupalakua Ranch

On the southern slopes of Haleakala, this ranch is the locale of the Tedeschi Vine yards. The winery experimented with pineapples wine, Maui Blanc, before the introduction of vines

7. Haleakala National Park

This national park's incredibly diversified topography, which ranges from rain forest to desert, culminates in the gigantic crater of Haleakala 

8. The Road to Hana

A 56-mile long, winding coastal road with breathtaking ocean views on the left and sparkling waterfalls surrounded by lush, shaded forests on the right.

9. Kapahulu and Kaupo

This area on Maui's stunning east coast offers fantastic treks along forest paths to spectacular waterfalls and rejuvenating mountain pools.

10. Kalaupapa National Park, Moloka‘i

Kalaupapa is an isolated peninsula, flat as a golf green and separated from the rest of the island by sheer cliffs. Formerly, it was used as a leper colony.