12 days in Kauai Itinerary

12 days in Kauai Itinerary

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12 days in Kauai Itinerary

Start: Minneapolis
Fly + Drive:  14 h 15 min
1
Wailua
— 4 nights
Drive:  1 h
2
Princeville
— 6 nights
Fly:  13 h 30 min
End: Minneapolis

4
nights
Wailua

Wailua ©
Wailua is a census-designated place in Kauai County, Hawaii, United States. Take a break from the city and head to Wailua Falls and Sleeping Giant Trail. Next up on the itinerary: capture your vacation like a pro with an inspiring photography tour, steep yourself in history at Kilohana, get a new perspective on nature at Kauai Museum, and stroll through Lydgate State Park.

To find more things to do, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Wailua trip itinerary planning app .

Minneapolis to Wailua is an approximately 14.5-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Central Standard Time (CST) to Hawaii Standard Time (HST) is minus 4 hours. Expect warmer temperatures when traveling from Minneapolis in February; daily highs in Wailua reach 78°F and lows reach 66°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 27th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Princeville.

Things to do in Wailua

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trips

Lihue, Kapaa
Highlights from your plan
Lydgate State Park ©
Lydgate State Park
Wailua Falls ©
Wailua Falls
Koloa Rum Company ©
Koloa Rum Company

6
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 Puu Poa Beach and Hanakoa Falls. And it doesn't end there: take in the dramatic natural features at Queen's Bath, tee off at Princeville Makai Golf Club, putt your heart out at Kauai Mini Golf & Botanical Gardens, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Anaina Hou Community Park.

For where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Princeville trip planner .

Getting from Wailua to Princeville by car takes about an hour. In February, daytime highs in Princeville are 78°F, while nighttime lows are 66°F. On the 5th (Tue), you're off tohome.

Things to do in Princeville

Parks Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trips

Kilauea, Hanalei
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Queen's Bath ©
Queen's Bath
Pali Ke Kua Beach (Hideaway s Beach) ©
Pali Ke Kua Beach (Hideaway s Beach)
Fishing Charters & Tours

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