11 days in Kauai Itinerary

11 days in Kauai Itinerary

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11 days in Kauai Itinerary

Start: Honolulu, Oahu
Fly:  2​h 30​min
1
Kapaa
— 6 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Hanapepe
— 4 nights
Drive + Fly:  3​h 30​min
End: Honolulu, Oahu

6
nights
Kapaa

Noted for its low-key beaches, Kapaa is a small town with a high concentration of tourist-oriented hotels, shops, bars, and restaurants.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Kilauea Point National Wildlife Refuge and Seductions of Kauai Gallery. Head to Coconut Marketplace and Vicky's Fabricsfor plenty of shopping. Explore Kapaa's surroundings by going to Hanalei (7 Artists Gallery & Hanalei Farmer’s Market). Next up on the itinerary: get a new perspective on nature at Kauai Museum, contemplate the long history of Kilohana, enjoy the sand and surf at Ke'e Beach, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Kalapaki Beach.

To see more things to do, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Kapaa online trip itinerary maker .

Honolulu to Kapaa is an approximately 2.5-hour combination of flight and taxi. In April, daytime highs in Kapaa are 80°F, while nighttime lows are 70°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Hanapepe.

Things to do in Kapaa

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Lihue, Kauai, Hanalei, Ke'e Beach, Kilauea Point National Wildlife Refuge
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Helicopter Tours
Kalalau Lookout ©
Kalalau Lookout
Ke'e Beach ©
Ke'e Beach

4
nights
Hanapepe

Hanapepe ©
Hanapepe is a census-designated place in Kauai County, Hawaii, United States. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Art House Hawaii and Polihale State Park. Head to Aloha 'n Paradise Espresso Bar and Talk Story Bookstorefor some retail therapy. The adventure continues: stroll through Shipwreck Beach, stop by Pohaku T's, browse the fresh offerings at Kauai Culinary Market, and hunt for treasures at Koloa Monday Farmers Market.

To find maps and other tourist information, use the Hanapepe trip site .

Traveling by car from Kapaa to Hanapepe takes an hour. In April, plan for daily highs up to 80°F, and evening lows to 70°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Hanapepe

Shopping Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Koloa, Poipu, Waimea, Hawaiian Trading Post
Highlights from your plan
Art House Hawaii ©
Art House Hawaii
Shipwreck Beach ©
Shipwreck Beach
Polihale State Park ©
Polihale State Park

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