10 days in Kauai Itinerary

10 days in Kauai Itinerary

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10 days in Kauai Itinerary

Start: Moline
Fly + Drive:  15​h
1
Hanalei
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Poipu
— 6 nights
Drive + Fly:  14​h 30​min
End: Moline

3
nights
Hanalei

Hanalei ©
Hanalei is a census-designated place (CDP) in Kauai County, Hawaii, United States. Hanalei is known for wildlife, beaches, adventure, scenic drive, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: enjoy the sand and surf at Hanalei Beach, take in the dramatic scenery at Hanakapiai Falls, look for gifts at Ching Young Village Shopping Center, and immerse yourself in nature at Na Pali Coast State Park.

To see traveler tips, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Hanalei online visit planner .

Moline to Hanalei is an approximately 15-hour combination of flight and car. Traveling from Moline to Hanalei, you'll gain 4 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Moline in October, expect nights in Hanalei to be much hotter, around 74°F, while days are somewhat warmer, around 84°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Poipu.

Things to do in Hanalei

Parks Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trips

Kauai, Na Pali Coast State Park, Na Aina Kai Botanical Gardens
Highlights from your plan
Na Pali Coast State Park ©
Na Pali Coast State Park
Hanalei Beach ©
Hanalei Beach
Hanalei Valley Lookout ©
Hanalei Valley Lookout

6
nights
Poipu

Poipu ©
Poipū is a census-designated place in Kauai County on the southern side of the island of Kauai in the U.S. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Poipu: Lydgate State Park (in Wailua), Waimea Canyon State Park (in Waimea) and Kapaa (Photography Tours & Kayaking & Canoeing). There's much more to do: kick back and relax at Poipu Beach Park, explore the striking landscape at Spouting Horn, get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour, and admire the sheer force of Wailua Falls.

For other places to visit, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, use the Poipu online trip itinerary planner .

Traveling by car from Hanalei to Poipu takes 1.5 hours. In October, plan for daily highs up to 84°F, and evening lows to 74°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Sat) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Poipu

Parks Outdoors Tours

Side Trips

Kauai, Lihue, Kapaa, St. Raphael Church, Lydgate State Park
Highlights from your plan
Waimea Canyon State Park ©
Waimea Canyon State Park
Poipu Beach Park ©
Poipu Beach Park
Spouting Horn ©
Spouting Horn

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