11 days in Waimea & Kauai Itinerary

11 days in Waimea & Kauai Itinerary

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Waimea
— 2 nights
Drive
2
Hanalei, Kauai
— 5 nights
Drive
3
Koloa, Kauai
— 3 nights
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Waimea — 2 nights

Kids will appreciate attractions like Waimea Canyon State Park and Polihale State Park.

To find ratings, maps, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Waimea tour planner.

San Francisco to Waimea is an approximately 7-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 2 hours traveling from San Francisco to Waimea. Traveling from San Francisco in December, expect nights in Waimea to be much warmer, around 66°F, while days are somewhat warmer, around 79°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sun) so you can drive to Hanalei.
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Hanalei, Kauai — 5 nights

Hanalei is a census-designated place (CDP) in Kauai County, Hawaii, United States. Your day by day itinerary now includes Hanalei Bay as well as Wai`oli Hui`ia Church. Kids will appreciate attractions like Hanalei Beach and Tunnels Beach. The adventure continues: take in nature's colorful creations at Limahuli Garden and Preserve, admire all the interesting features of Hanalei Valley Lookout, immerse yourself in nature at Na Pali Coast State Park, and look for gifts at Ching Young Village Shopping Center.

To see maps, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Hanalei travel itinerary planner.

You can drive from Waimea to Hanalei in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 79°F in December, and nighttime lows around 67°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Koloa.
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Koloa, Kauai — 3 nights

Kōloa is an unincorporated census-designated place (CDP) in Kauai County, Hawaii, United States. On the 25th (Sat), discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour, stroll through Poipu Beach Park, explore the striking landscape at Spouting Horn, then walk around Prince Kuhio Park, and finally contemplate the waterfront views at Menehune Fishpond. On the 26th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: admire the sheer force of Wailua Falls, take an unforgettable tour with a helicopter tour, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Shipwreck Beach.

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You can drive from Hanalei to Koloa in 1.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In December, daytime highs in Koloa are 79°F, while nighttime lows are 67°F. You'll have a few hours on the 27th (Mon) to wrap things up before traveling home.
Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Tours
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