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11 tips to get you started on your Maui vacation planning! Where to Stay, Where to Eat, Best Tours, and Things to Do. This is our ultimate guide to Maui for 2023.

After living on Maui for the past few years and now traveling back frequently, we have learned a few things for your Maui trip planning. Start with this Maui Travel Guide and then explore the rest of our Maui videos. Thanks for watching!

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The Ultimate Maui Travel Guide (2024 update)

The best Hawaii itineraries on the internet, probably in the world (not exaggerating):

Hawaii Where to Stay Directory

Maui Luau Reviews:

The 6 Best Luaus on Maui by Location (2024)

Maui Coupon Codes:

Hawaii Vacation Guide Coupon Codes: The Full List

Maui Whale Watching Guide:

The Ultimate Guide to Whale Watching on Maui: Best Tours and Tips

Our 7 Favorite Maui Whale Watching Tours (December – March):

The 7 Best Whale Watching Tours on Maui: get our exclusive discounts

Ultimate Maui Food Truck Guide:

5 Best Maui Food Truck Parks

Get Wet Store for snorkel gear:

11 Best Maui Snorkel Spots:

The 11 Best Snorkeling Spots on Maui (+7 crucial tips)

10% Haleakala and Road to Hana Tours:
Haleakala Sunrise Tour:
Road to Hana:

Complete Road to Hana Guide

Road to Hana Guide: stops, tours, map, and tips! (2024)

Hawaii Discount Car Rental: Great deals on car rentals and no pre-payment required:

Favorite Molokini Snorkel Tour:

Our Favorite Molokini Crater Snorkel Tour from Wailea (sunrise and mid-morning tours)

Maui Travel Guide 2023 Chapters
00:00 Intro
00:48 1. Where to Stay
02:20 2. Best Maui Beaches
04:13 3. Explore Maui’s Culture
05:36 4. Maui’s Whale Season
07:42 5. Eat Local
08:25 6. Best Snorkeling
10:29 7. Maui’s National Park
11:41 8. Best Waterfall Swim
12:36 9. Don’t Rush This
13:41 10. Farm Tours!
14:25 11. When to Book!

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