12 days in Kauai Itinerary

12 days in Kauai Itinerary

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12 days in Kauai Itinerary

Start: Kansas City
Fly:  13​h 30​min
1
Princeville
— 4 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Poipu
— 6 nights
Fly:  13​h 15​min
End: Kansas City

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. Explore hidden gems such as Pali Ke Kua Beach (Hideaway s Beach) and Koke`e State Park. Get in touch with nature at Princeville Makai Golf Club and Hanalei National Wildlife Refuge. Get out of town with these interesting Princeville side-trips: Waimea (Puuo Kila & Koke'e Mountains). Next up on the itinerary: kick back and relax at Puu Poa Beach, tee off at Princeville Golf Club - Prince Course, and pause for some serene contemplation at Wai`oli Hui`ia Church.

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

Kansas City to Princeville is an approximately 13.5-hour flight. The time zone changes from Central Standard Time to Hawaii Standard Time, which is usually a -4 hour difference. Traveling from Kansas City in December, things will get much hotter in Princeville: highs are around 79°F and lows about 67°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Poipu.

Things to do in Princeville

Outdoors Parks Golf

Side Trips

Hanalei, Waimea, Koke`e State Park
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Pali Ke Kua Beach (Hideaway s Beach) ©
Koke`e State Park ©
Koke`e State Park
Puu Poa Beach ©
Puu Poa Beach

6
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. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Maha'ulepu Heritage Trail and Baby Beach. Take a break from the city and head to Shipwreck Beach and Canyon Trail. Take a break from Poipu with a short trip to Polihale State Park in Waimea, about 32 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: take in the dramatic natural features at Makawehi Bluff, relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, enjoy the sand and surf at Gillin's Beach, and take in nature's colorful creations at Allerton Garden.

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Traveling by car from Princeville to Poipu takes 1.5 hours. In December in Poipu, expect temperatures between 79°F during the day and 67°F at night. You will have some time to spend on the 30th (Mon) before leaving for home.

Things to do in Poipu

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Waimea, Lihue, Lawa'i Beach, Salt Pond Beach Park, Brennecke's Beach
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Shipwreck Beach ©
Shipwreck Beach
Makawehi Bluff ©
Makawehi Bluff
Polihale State Park ©
Polihale State Park

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