12 days in Kauai Itinerary

12 days in Kauai Itinerary

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12 days in Kauai Itinerary

Start: Philadelphia
Fly:  15​h
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Poipu
— 10 nights
Fly:  15​h
End: Philadelphia

10
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. Kalalau Lookout and Art House Hawaii are good opportunities to explore the local culture. You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Poipu Beach Park and Shipwreck Beach. Explore Poipu's surroundings by going to Seductions of Kauai Gallery (in Lihue), Waimea (Polihale State Park, Aloha 'n Paradise Espresso Bar, & more) and Kapaa (Kayaking & Canoeing & Sleeping Giant Trail). There's lots more to do: explore the striking landscape at Spouting Horn, take in nature's colorful creations at Allerton Garden, stroll through Baby Beach, and enjoy the sand and surf at Kalapaki Beach.

To see reviews, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Poipu driving holiday planning tool .

Philadelphia to Poipu is an approximately 15-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of train and flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 5 hours traveling from Philadelphia to Poipu. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Philadelphia in September, with highs in Poipu at 86°F and lows at 76°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Poipu

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Lihue, Waimea, Kauai, Lawai, Koloa
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National Tropical Botanical Garden ©
National Tropical Botanical Garden
Makawehi Bluff ©
Makawehi Bluff
Polihale State Park ©
Polihale State Park

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