11 days in Kauai Itinerary

11 days in Kauai Itinerary

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11 days in Kauai Itinerary

Start: Newark
Fly + Drive:  16​h 15​min
1
Poipu
— 5 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Hanalei
— 3 nights
Drive + Fly:  16​h 45​min
End: Newark

5
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. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like St. Raphael Church and Kilohana. Appreciate the collections at Seductions of Kauai Gallery and Kauai Museum. Change things up with these side-trips from Poipu: Scuba & Snorkeling (in Kekaha) and Waimea (Canyon Trail & Polihale State Park). There's lots more to do: identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas, take in the exciting artwork at Art House Hawaii, enjoy the sand and surf at Poipu Beach Park, and take in the dramatic natural features at Makawehi Bluff.

To see more things to do, photos, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Poipu trip itinerary website .

Newark to Poipu is an approximately 16.5-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 5 hours traveling from Newark to Poipu. In July, daytime highs in Poipu are 84°F, while nighttime lows are 74°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Fri) so you can drive to Hanalei.

Things to do in Poipu

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Lihue, Hanapepe, Koloa, Waimea, Scuba & Snorkeling
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Polihale State Park ©
Polihale State Park
Makawehi Bluff ©
Makawehi Bluff
Shipwreck Beach ©
Shipwreck Beach

3
nights
Hanalei

Hanalei ©
Hanalei is a census-designated place (CDP) in Kauai County, Hawaii, United States. We've included these beaches for you: Hanalei Bay and Ke'e Beach. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Kilauea Point National Wildlife Refuge and 7 Artists Gallery. There's still lots to do: kick back and relax at Pali Ke Kua Beach (Hideaway s Beach), look for all kinds of wild species at Hanalei National Wildlife Refuge, take a memorable drive along Hanalei Valley Lookout, and get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour.

To see ratings, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Hanalei road trip app .

Drive from Poipu to Hanalei in 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 84°F in July, and nighttime lows around 74°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Hanalei

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Kauai, Ke'e Beach, Kilauea Point National Wildlife Refuge, Pali Ke Kua Beach (Hideaway s Beach)
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Kilauea Point National Wildlife Refuge ©
Ke'e Beach ©
Ke'e Beach
Pali Ke Kua Beach (Hideaway s Beach) ©

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