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3-Week Honeymoon Itinerary Help!

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Hello everyone! I wanted to ask some seasoned travelers about some input regarding a proposed honeymoon itinerary. My husband and I are going on a (VERY much needed) 3-week honeymoon in July. We are planning on going to San Francisco, Hawaii (Oahu and Maui), and San Diego/ Southern California. I just wasn't sure if what I'm proposing would work well, give us enough in each place without feeling overly rushed etc. Some logistics to note before I present the itinerary:

1. We want to stop in San Diego last because it puts us there when there is a Mets game there (yes despite their past few seasons, we are fans through thick and thin lol)
2. There is an absolute minimum of a week in Maui because my aunt gave us their timeshare there as a wedding gift.
3. We will rent cars in San Francisco/Napa, Maui, and So Cal- just not Oahu.
4. I also included things we would want to maybe see or do (most of it isn't set in stone- we like to see key things but also like to see where the day takes us sometimes).

Ok here it goes:

July 3-8- San Francisco and Napa Valley (not sure if we should spend 2 days in Napa and 3 days in San Fran or if we should just make Napa Valley a chauffeured day trip); We will also be arriving in San Francisco at 11am on the 3rd (so we have a full afternoon and evening to do things)

Things we want to do:
Alcatraz
Fisherman wharf, Pier 39
Baseball Stadium Tour
Science museum
Trolley Ride (even if it’s just for ten minutes up a hill)
Bike ride over the golden gate bridge; maybe do a picnic lunch either at Lands End or Golden Gate national park
Sunrise/sunset at twin peaks
See a performance at SF Jazz (night time)
3 or 4 wineries (in one day)
A day spent checking out the main towns and villages around Napa like Napa, Yountsville, Callistoga

July 8-10 Oahu (leave San Francisco at 9:30 am; arrive in Honolulu at 11am)

Things we want to do:
First Day (the 8th)- just go to a cool restaurant by Waikiki, people watch/hang on the beach and get ourselves adjusted to time difference
Second Day (the 9th) Pearl Harbor Memorial/ USS Arizona in the morning; Waikiki beach in the afternoon; then go out for some good nightlife

July 10- 19 Maui (will Island hop to Maui probably late morning/early afternoon)

July 10-12; stay in Wailea either at Andaz or Fairmont Kei Lani (we just want to splurge a little- go to a spa, lounge at the pool, have a private dinner on our lanai kind of thing)

July 12-19-timeshare at Kaanapali Beach Club
Things we want to do in Maui:
Old Lahaina Luau
Road to Hana
Sunrise at Haleakala
Snorkel a couple of times
Iao Valley State Park and/or Haleakala State Park
A day or afternoon (or 2) in Lahaina
Helicopter ride
Red Sand Beach
Slack Key Concert
More beach and ocean and pool and sun :)

July 19th-25th San Diego/ Southern Cal (having some trouble on figuring out where to stay- found a place in La Jolla that I really liked, but wasn’t sure if it would be too out of the way for everything else we want to do)

July 19th- depart Maui to San Diego- day is basically shot due to travel and time change (may check out of Maui on the night of the 18th so that we can actually have the 19th to be in San Diego; am leaving San Diego to JFK in Late afternoon/evening of 25th)

Things we want to do in San Diego (19/20-25th)
Baseball stadium tour and Baseball game
San diego zoo
Gaslamp district
Coronado
La Jolla Cove, main stretch in La Jolla for shopping
Pacific Beach and/or Mission Beach Boardwalk
Kayaking (they have tours that actually bring you in the caves, etc)
Birch Aquarium (maybe)
Midway/embarcardero (maybe)

*Whew!* Okay that’s it. Anything that I either should skip or maybe include instead? Are we spending the appropriate time in each place? As I said, any input is greatly appreciated. Thanks! :)

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