10 days in Kauai Itinerary

10 days in Kauai Itinerary

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10 days in Kauai Itinerary

Start: Houston
Fly:  13​h 45​min
1
Poipu
— 4 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Wainiha
— 4 nights
Drive + Fly:  15​h 30​min
End: Houston

4
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. Relax by the water at Poipu Beach Park and Shipwreck Beach. Escape the urban bustle at Waimea Canyon State Park and Dolphin & Whale Watching. Change things up with these side-trips from Poipu: Aunty Liliko'i (in Waimea) and Kapaa (Coconut Marketplace & Kayaking & Canoeing). Next up on the itinerary: get a new perspective on nature at Kauai Museum, take in the dramatic scenery at Opaekaa Falls, explore the striking landscape at Spouting Horn, and take in the views from Swinging Bridge.

To see traveler tips, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Poipu road trip app .

Houston to Poipu is an approximately 14-hour combination of flight and taxi. The time zone changes from Central Standard Time to Hawaii Standard Time, which is usually a -4 hour difference. Traveling from Houston in October, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in Poipu, with lows of 74°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Fri) so you can travel to Wainiha.

Things to do in Poipu

Parks Outdoors Tours

Side Trips

Lihue, Waimea, Kapaa, Opaekaa Falls, Swinging Bridge
Highlights from your plan
Poipu Beach Park ©
Poipu Beach Park
Waimea Canyon State Park ©
Waimea Canyon State Park
Kayaking & Canoeing

4
nights
Wainiha

Wainiha ©
Relax by the water at Hanalei Beach and Tunnels Beach. Kilauea Point National Wildlife Refuge and Waioli Mission House are good opportunities to explore the local culture.

To see ratings, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Wainiha trip planner .

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Poipu to Wainiha. In October, plan for daily highs up to 84°F, and evening lows to 74°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Tue) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Wainiha

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Kauai, Kilauea, Hanalei Beach
Highlights from your plan
Na Pali Coast State Park ©
Na Pali Coast State Park
Hanalei Beach ©
Hanalei Beach
Tunnels Beach ©
Tunnels Beach

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