12 days in Kauai Itinerary

12 days in Kauai Itinerary

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12 days in Kauai Itinerary

Start: Toronto
Fly:  14​h 45​min
1
Lihue
— 1 night
Drive:  30​min
2
Koloa
— 1 night
Drive:  15​min
3
Poipu
— Few hours
Drive:  15​min
4
Lawai
— 1 night
Drive:  15​min
5
Kalaheo
— 1 night
Drive:  30​min
6
Kekaha
— Few hours
Drive:  15​min
7
Waimea
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h
8
Kapaa
— Few hours
Drive:  15​min
9
Anahola
— 3 nights
Drive:  30​min
10
Kilauea
— 1 night
Drive:  15​min
11
Princeville
— 1 night
Drive:  15​min
12
Hanalei
— Few hours
Fly:  15​h 45​min
End: Toronto

1
night
Lihue

Lihue ©
Lihue or Līhue is an unincorporated census-designated place (CDP) and the county seat of Kauai County, Hawaii. On the 10th (Sun), steep yourself in history at Kilohana, kick back and relax at Kalapaki Beach, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church.

To find where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Lihue holiday maker website .

Toronto, Canada to Lihue is an approximately 15-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train, car, and flight. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time to Hawaii Standard Time, which is usually a -5 hour difference. Plan for much hotter temperatures traveling from Toronto in March, with highs in Lihue at 30°C and lows at 22°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Koloa.

Things to do in Lihue

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

1
night
Koloa

Kōloa is an unincorporated census-designated place (CDP) in Kauai County, Hawaii, United States. On the 11th (Mon), stroll through Lawa'i Beach, then discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour, then take in the exciting artwork at Art House Hawaii, and finally stop by Pohaku T's.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Koloa holiday builder site .

Koloa is very close to Lihue. In March, daytime highs in Koloa are 30°C, while nighttime lows are 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Tue) early enough to drive to Poipu.

Things to do in Koloa

Outdoors Wildlife Tours
Highlights from your plan
Scuba & Snorkeling
Art House Hawaii ©
Art House Hawaii
Pohaku T's ©
Pohaku T's

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. For maps, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Poipu trip itinerary planning app .

Poipu is just a short distance from Koloa. In March, daily temperatures in Poipu can reach 30°C, while at night they dip to 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 12th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Lawai.

Things to do in Poipu

Outdoors Beaches Parks

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.

For photos, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, use the Lawai online tour planner .

Lawai is just a stone's throw from Poipu. In March, daily temperatures in Lawai can reach 30°C, while at night they dip to 22°C. On the 13th (Wed), you're off toKalaheo.

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 more things to do, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Kalaheo online holiday maker .

Kalaheo is just a short distance from Lawai. In March, plan for daily highs up to 30°C, and evening lows to 22°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. For where to stay, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, read our Kekaha trip maker app .

Kekaha is very close to Kalaheo. Expect a daytime high around 30°C in March, and nighttime lows around 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 14th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Waimea.

Things to do in Kekaha

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

1
night
Waimea

Waimea ©
Start off your visit on the 14th (Thu): take in breathtaking views at Waimea Canyon State Park.

To see photos, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Waimea driving holiday planner .

Waimea is just a stone's throw from Kekaha. In March in Waimea, expect temperatures between 30°C during the day and 22°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 15th (Fri) to allow time for the car ride to Kapaa.

Things to do in Waimea

Nature Parks Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Waimea Canyon State Park ©
Waimea Canyon 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.
To find other places to visit, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Kapaa trip builder tool .

Traveling by car from Waimea to Kapaa takes an hour. In March, plan for daily highs up to 30°C, and evening lows to 22°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Fri) early enough to travel to Anahola.

Things to do in Kapaa

Shopping Museums Nature

Side Trip

Opaekaa Falls
Highlights from your plan
Opaekaa Falls ©
Opaekaa Falls

3
nights
Anahola

Anahola ©
Anahola is a census-designated place in Kauai County, Hawaii, United States. On the 16th (Sat), relax and rejuvenate at some of the top local wellness centers, then kick back and relax at Anahola Beach Park, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Donkey Beach. Keep things going the next day: pick up some local products at Anahola Hawaiian Land Farmer's Market and then enjoy the sand and surf at North Aliomanu Beach.

Plan my trip to Anahola with suggested itineraries provided by Inspirock.

Anahola is just a short distance from Kapaa. In March, daily temperatures in Anahola can reach 30°C, while at night they dip to 22°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Mon) early enough to travel to Kilauea.

Things to do in Anahola

Outdoors Beaches Parks

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, then kick back and relax at Kalihiwai Beach, then kick back and relax 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 next day: admire all the interesting features of Kauai Kunana Dairy Farm Tour and then enjoy the sea views from Kilauea Point National Wildlife Refuge.

To see maps, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Kilauea attractions planner .

Kilauea is very close to Anahola. In March, daily temperatures in Kilauea can reach 30°C, while at night they dip to 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive 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 ©
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. To see traveler tips, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Princeville trip builder .

Princeville is very close to Kilauea. In March, daytime highs in Princeville are 30°C, while nighttime lows are 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Wed) so you can drive to Hanalei.

Things to do in Princeville

Nature Parks
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. For maps, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Hanalei day trip planner.

Hanalei is just a short distance from Princeville. In March, daytime highs in Hanalei are 30°C, while nighttime lows are 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 20th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Hanalei

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

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