12 days in Kauai Itinerary

12 days in Kauai Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Lihue
— 1 night
2
Koloa
— 1 night
3
Poipu
— Few hours
4
Lawai
— 1 night
5
Kalaheo
— 1 night
6
Kekaha
— Few hours
7
Waimea
— 1 night
8
Kapaa
— Few hours
9
Anahola
— 3 nights
10
Kilauea
— 1 night
11
Princeville
— 1 night
12
Hanalei
— Few hours

1
night
Lihue

Lihue ©
Lihue or Līhue is an unincorporated census-designated place (CDP) and the county seat of Kauai County, Hawaii. Start off your visit on the 10th (Sun): contemplate the long history of Kilohana, thenenjoy the sand and surf at Kalapaki Beach, and then pause for some serene contemplation at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church.

To see other places to visit, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Lihue vacation maker website.

Toronto, Canada to Lihue is an approximately 14.5-hour flight. You'll gain 5 hours traveling from Toronto to Lihue due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Toronto in March, things will get much warmer in Lihue: highs are around °C and lows about °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Mon) so you can go by car to Koloa.

Things to do in Lihue

Historic Sites Outdoors Parks
Highlights from your plan
Kilohana ©
Kilohana
Kalapaki Beach ©
Kalapaki Beach
Immaculate Conception Catholic Church ©
Immaculate Conception Catholic Church

1
night
Koloa

Koloa ©
Kōloa is an unincorporated census-designated place (CDP) in Kauai County, Hawaii, United States. On the 11th (Mon), enjoy the sand and surf at Lawa'i Beach, thensee some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour, thenview the masterpieces at Art House Hawaii, and finally look for gifts at Pohaku T's.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, read our Koloa online trip itinerary builder.

Koloa is just a short distance from Lihue. March in Koloa sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Tue) so you can drive to Poipu.

Things to do in Koloa

Outdoors Tours Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Lawa'i Beach ©
Lawa'i Beach
Scuba & Snorkeling
Art House Hawaii ©
Art House Hawaii

few
hours
Poipu

Poipu ©
Poipū is a census-designated place in Kauai County on the southern side of the island of Kauai in the U.S. On the 12th (Tue), steep yourself in history at Old Kaloa Sugar Mill and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Poipu Beach Park.

For where to stay, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Poipu route website.

Poipu is just a short distance from Koloa. In March, daytime highs in Poipu are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 12th (Tue) to allow time for the car ride to Lawai.

Things to do in Poipu

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trip

Old Kaloa Sugar Mill
Highlights from your plan
Poipu Beach Park ©
Poipu Beach Park
Old Kaloa Sugar Mill ©
Old Kaloa Sugar Mill

1
night
Lawai

Lawai ©
Lāwai is a census-designated place (CDP) in Kauai County in the U.S. On the 12th (Tue), look for gifts at Hawaiian Trading Post.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Lawai trip planning tool.

Lawai is very close to Poipu. In March, daytime highs in Lawai are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. You will leave for Kalaheo on the 13th (Wed).

Things to do in Lawai

Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Hawaiian Trading Post ©
Hawaiian Trading Post

1
night
Kalaheo

Kalaheo ©
Kalāheo is an unincorporated census-designated place in Kauai County, island of Kauai, Hawaii, United States. Kick off your visit on the 13th (Wed): steep yourself in history at Lawai International Center.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, read Kalaheo holiday planning tool.

Kalaheo is just a stone's throw from Lawai. Expect a daytime high around °C in March, and nighttime lows around °C. You will have some time to spend on the 14th (Thu) before leaving for Kekaha.

Things to do in Kalaheo

Historic Sites

Side Trip

Swinging Bridge
Highlights from your plan
Lawai International Center ©
Lawai International Center
Swinging Bridge ©
Swinging Bridge

few
hours
Kekaha

Kekaha ©
Kekaha is a census-designated place in Kauai County, Hawaii, United States. Kick off your visit on the 14th (Thu): Head underground at Na Pali Makai.

To find maps, photos, and more tourist information, read Kekaha trip itinerary builder.

Kekaha is very close to Kalaheo. In March, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. On the 14th (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Waimea.

Things to do in Kekaha

Parks Nature
Highlights from your plan
Na Pali Makai ©
Na Pali Makai

1
night
Waimea

Waimea ©
On the 14th (Thu), get great views at Waimea Canyon State Park.

To plan Waimea vacation without wasting time, ask Inspirock to design an itinerary.

Waimea is just a short distance from Kekaha. In March, daytime highs in Waimea are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. On the 15th (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Kapaa.

Things to do in Waimea

Parks Nature Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Waimea Canyon State Park ©
Waimea Canyon State Park
Polihale State Park ©
Polihale State Park
Aunty Liliko'i ©
Aunty Liliko'i

few
hours
Kapaa

Kapaa ©
Noted for its low-key beaches, Kapaa is a small town with a high concentration of tourist-oriented hotels, shops, bars, and restaurants.
On the 15th (Fri), shop like a local with The Glass Shack and then take in the dramatic scenery at Opaekaa Falls.

To find ratings, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Kapaa trip planner.

Getting from Waimea to Kapaa by car takes about an hour. March in Kapaa sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Fri) early enough to drive to Anahola.

Things to do in Kapaa

Museums Shopping Parks

Side Trip

Opaekaa Falls
Highlights from your plan
The Glass Shack ©
The Glass Shack
Opaekaa Falls ©
Opaekaa Falls

3
nights
Anahola

Anahola ©
Anahola is a census-designated place in Kauai County, Hawaii, United States. Start off your visit on the 16th (Sat): kick back and relax at Anahola Beach Park and then kick back and relax at Donkey Beach. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 17th (Sun): pick up some local products at Anahola Hawaiian Land Farmer's Market and then tour the pleasant surroundings at North Aliomanu Beach.

To find photos, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Anahola visit planner.

Anahola is very close to Kapaa. In March in Anahola, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Mon) so you can go by car to Kilauea.

Things to do in Anahola

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trip

Donkey Beach
Highlights from your plan
Anahola Beach Park ©
Anahola Beach Park
Donkey Beach ©
Donkey Beach

1
night
Kilauea

Kilauea ©
Kilauea is a small town on the northeastern shore of Kauai, one of the eight islands that make up the state of Hawaii. Start off your visit on the 18th (Mon): look for gifts at Banana Joe's Fruitstand, kick back and relax at Kalihiwai Beach, thenenjoy the sand and surf at Anini Beach, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Christ Memorial Episcopal Church. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 19th (Tue): relax in the rural setting at Kauai Kunana Dairy Farm Tour and then look for all kinds of wild species at Kilauea Point National Wildlife Refuge.

To see reviews, photos, and more tourist information, read our Kilauea trip itinerary planner.

Kilauea is just a short distance from Anahola. In March, daily temperatures in Kilauea can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Princeville.

Things to do in Kilauea

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

Kauai
Highlights from your plan
Anini Beach ©
Anini Beach
Kilauea Point National Wildlife Refuge ©
Kilauea Point National Wildlife Refuge
Christ Memorial Episcopal Church ©
Christ Memorial Episcopal Church

1
night
Princeville

Princeville ©
Princeville is a 9,000acre, upscale, unincorporated, master-planned community of vacation homes and condos on the north shore of the island of Kauai in Kauai County, Hawaii. Kick off your visit on the 19th (Tue): explore the striking landscape at Queen's Bath.

To see where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Princeville trip builder.

Princeville is just a short distance from Kilauea. Expect a daytime high around °C in March, and nighttime lows around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Wed) early enough to drive to Hanalei.

Things to do in Princeville

Parks Nature
Highlights from your plan
Queen's Bath ©
Queen's Bath

few
hours
Hanalei

Hanalei ©
Hanalei is a census-designated place (CDP) in Kauai County, Hawaii, United States. Start off your visit on the 20th (Wed): stroll through Hanalei Beach.

To see ratings, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, read Hanalei planner.

Hanalei is just a stone's throw from Princeville. In March, daily temperatures in Hanalei can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. On the 20th (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Hanalei

Outdoors Parks Beaches
Highlights from your plan
Hanalei Beach ©
Hanalei Beach

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