11 days in Kauai Itinerary

11 days in Kauai Itinerary

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11 days in Kauai Itinerary

Start: Boston
Fly:  15​h
1
Poipu
— 6 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Hanalei
— 4 nights
Fly:  15​h 30​min
End: Boston

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. Get out of town with these interesting Poipu side-trips: Kapaa (Kayaking & Canoeing, Kauai Path, & more), Wailua Falls (in Lihue) and Waimea (Aunty Liliko'i & Waimea Canyon State Park). The adventure continues: kick back and relax at Poipu Beach Park, take in nature's colorful creations at Allerton Garden, walk around Lydgate State Park, and stroll through Shipwreck Beach.

To find traveler tips, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Poipu trip maker tool .

Boston to Poipu is an approximately 15-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of train and flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Boston to Poipu is minus 5 hours. Plan for much warmer temperatures traveling from Boston in April, with highs in Poipu at 80°F and lows at 70°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Hanalei.

Things to do in Poipu

Outdoors Parks Tours

Side Trips

Lihue, Kauai, Kapaa, Waimea, Kauai Veteran's Cemetery
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Poipu Beach Park ©
Poipu Beach Park
Waimea Canyon State Park ©
Waimea Canyon State Park
Spouting Horn ©
Spouting Horn

4
nights
Hanalei

Hanalei ©
Hanalei is a census-designated place (CDP) in Kauai County, Hawaii, United States. Hanalei is known for beaches, parks, outdoors, shopping, and spas. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: tour the pleasant surroundings at Hanalei Beach, immerse yourself in nature at Na Pali Coast State Park, take in nature's colorful creations at Na Aina Kai Botanical Gardens, and take a memorable drive along Hanalei Valley Lookout.

For reviews, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Hanalei driving holiday planner.

Traveling by car from Poipu to Hanalei takes 1.5 hours. In April in Hanalei, expect temperatures between 80°F during the day and 70°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Hanalei

Parks Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trips

Kauai, Na Pali Coast State Park, Na Aina Kai Botanical Gardens
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Na Pali Coast State Park ©
Na Pali Coast State Park
Hanalei Beach ©
Hanalei Beach
Scuba & Snorkeling

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