12 days in Kauai Itinerary

12 days in Kauai Itinerary

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12 days in Kauai Itinerary

Start: Lansing
Fly:  14​h 15​min
1
Poipu
— 6 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Princeville
— 4 nights
Fly:  16​h 45​min
End: Lansing

6
nights
Poipu

Poipū is a census-designated place in Kauai County on the southern side of the island of Kauai in the U.S. You've added Kipu Ranch Adventures, Scuba & Snorkeling, Poipu Shopping Village, and other attractions to your itinerary. Shop till you drop at Hawaiian Trading Post and Aunty Liliko'i. Visiting Maha'ulepu Heritage Trail and Waimea Canyon State Park will get you outdoors. Get out of town with these interesting Poipu side-trips: Lihue (The Koa Store, Scuba & Snorkeling, & more). There's more to do: look for gifts at Island Soap and Candle Works.

To see where to stay, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Poipu trip itinerary planning app .

Lansing to Poipu is an approximately 14.5-hour combination of flight and taxi. You can also do a combination of bus, flight, and taxi; or do a combination of train, flight, and taxi. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 5 hours traveling from Lansing to Poipu. Plan for warmer temperatures traveling from Lansing in February, with highs in Poipu at 77°F and lows at 66°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sun) so you can drive to Princeville.

Things to do in Poipu

Outdoors Tours Wildlife

Side Trips

Lihue, Koloa, Waimea, Hawaiian Trading Post
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Helicopter Tours
Kauai ATV ©
Kauai ATV
Waimea Canyon State Park ©
Waimea Canyon State Park

4
nights
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. Escape the urban bustle at Hanalei Beach and Puu Poa Beach. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Hanalei Farmer’s Market and Koke'e Mountains. Explore Princeville's surroundings by going to Awaawapuhi Trail (in Kekaha) and Anahola Beach Park (in Anahola).

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Drive from Poipu to Princeville in 1.5 hours. In February in Princeville, expect temperatures between 78°F during the day and 66°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Princeville

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Hanalei, Koke'e Mountains, Anahola Beach Park, Awa'awapuhi Trail Parking
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Hanalei Beach ©
Hanalei Beach
Awa'awapuhi Trail Parking ©
Awa'awapuhi Trail Parking
Puu Poa Beach ©
Puu Poa Beach

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