Immerse yourself in the natural splendor of Hawai’i as you explore four islands, venturing to emerald jungles and volcanic peaks and experiencing the islands’ history and cultural heritage firsthand. 

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Discovering Hawai’i: A Tailor-Made Journey to Four Islands

A Self Drive Journey

13 days from $5,400

Immerse yourself in the natural splendor of Hawai’i as you explore four islands, venturing to emerald jungles and volcanic peaks and experiencing the islands’ history and cultural heritage firsthand. 

Request a Tailor-Made Itinerary

or call 855-215-8690

* Click on hotel name to visit hotel web-site.

Alohilani Resort Waikiki Beach

Honolulu, Waikiki, Hawaii, United States

An oasis of tranquility just steps from the beach in the heart of Waikiki, the Alohilani Resort offers spacious rooms with balconies, an award-winning design, and two restaurants conceived by acclaimed Iron Chef Masaharu Morimoto. Features include an open-air lobby, a 280,000 gallon Oceanarium, a saltwater infinity pool, and a destination pool deck with private cabanas. Situated on land once occupied by Queen Lili’uokalani the hotel is named after one of her beachside cottages, meaning “heavenly brightness” or “royal light,” and is committed to reforestation and returning indigenous trees to the Hawaiian Islands.

Number of nights: 3

Kauai Beach Resort

Kauai, Hawaii, United States

On the eastern coast of Kauai, this upscale 25-acre beachfront resort features 4 restaurants and bars, 4 swimming pools, a waterslide, and 2 hot tubs are on site. Each room at Kauai Beach Resort has a balcony and other modern conveniences including a compact refrigerator, coffee maker, cable TV, and iPod docking station are also provided. 

Number of nights: 2

Waikoloa Beach Marriott Resort & Spa

Waikoloa Beach, Hawaii, United States

The Waikoloa Beach Marriott Resort & Spa is a beachfront haven set on Anaeho'omalu Bay on the west coast of Hawaii’s Big Island. With two championship golf courses, three sparkling pools, a waterslide, and white-sand beaches, the resort provides plenty of places to enjoy the outdoors. Other amenities include two restaurants, luau-style evenings twice a week, and a fitness center and spa. Rooms are spacious and well-appointed and offer balconies with seating areas and lovely views.

Number of nights: 3

Royal Lahaina Hotel

Maui, Hawaii, United States

Set amid palm trees on the golden sands of Ka'anapali Beach, the Royal Lahaina Resort has a distinctly Hawaiian feel. Whether you stay in the beachfront Lahaina Kai Tower or opt for a beach cottage, suites are appointed with teak furniture and locally inspired art and textiles, as well as modern amenities. The main restaurant offers nightly entertainment and gourmet cuisine, a beach bar serves up tropical drinks and light fare at poolside, and an al fresco ice cream shop provides tasty snacks all day.  The resort features three swimming pools and a spa offering an array of treatments.

Number of nights: 3

Tailor-Made Benefits

When you travel on a tailor-made journey, you will receive a Friends of the Smithsonian Archivist Circle membership. Benefits include:

  • Recognition in the Friends of the Smithsonian Honor Roll displayed electronically on the National Mall in the Membership Reception Center
  • Invitation to a special welcome tour for new members at a Smithsonian venue
  • A Smithsonian Institution annual engagement calendar with full color images of exceptional art and artifacts
  • A complimentary Smithsonian museum guidebook
  • Subscription to the award-winning magazine Smithsonian
  • 20% discount at Smithsonian Museum Stores, 10% discount at selected dining facilities, at, and Folkways Recordings
  • Special member rate for tickets to the Smithsonian's IMAX® theaters and Einstein Planetarium
  • Admission to Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum in New York City
  • Weekday access to the Friends of the Smithsonian Reception Center

If you are already a member of the Archivist Circle or above, you will receive The Smithsonian's History of America in 101 Objects by Richard Kurin.

Travel Insurance

For the convenience of our travelers, Travel Guard provides an on-tour Insurance Plan. On-tour emergency evacuation insurance (up to $100,000), medical expense coverage (up to $25,000), dental expense coverage (up to $500), travel medical assistance and worldwide travel assistance (U.S. Residents only). It also includes up to $25,000 medical and up to $500 dental expense coverage, and 24-hour worldwide travel and medical assistance. Please click here to view complete coverage details.

Please visit or call Travel Guard at 1-800-208-6142 to learn about additional (optional) coverage.