13 days in Kailua-Kona & Kauai Itinerary

13 days in Kailua-Kona & Kauai Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Kailua-Kona
— 5 nights
2
Poipu
— 6 nights

5
nights
Kailua-Kona

Thanks to its favorable location near a mountain range blocking the northeasterly trade winds, Kailua-Kona gets little rainfall, allowing adventure seekers and nature lovers a chance to enjoy over 300 days of sunshine each year.
Explore Kailua-Kona's surroundings by going to Pu'uhonua O Honaunau National Historical Park (in Honaunau), Hilo (Helicopter Tours & Akaka Falls State Park) and Hapuna Beach State Recreation Area (in Puako). Next up on the itinerary: get close to the beloved marine mammals with a swim-with-the-dolphins experience, look for gifts at 2nd Wave Beach and Boat, take in the awesome beauty at Mauna Kea, and take a memorable tour with Tours.

To find reviews, photos, maps, and tourist information, read Kailua-Kona trip itinerary planning app.

Seattle to Kailua-Kona is an approximately 10-hour flight. Traveling from Seattle to Kailua-Kona, you'll gain 2 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Seattle in May, expect nights in Kailua-Kona to be warmer, around °F, while days are a bit warmer, around °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Poipu.

Things to do in Kailua-Kona

Outdoors Nature Parks

Side Trips

Hilo, Kona Coffee Living History Farm, Pu'uhonua O Honaunau National Historical Park, Hapuna Beach State Recreation Area
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Swim with Dolphins
Mauna Kea ©
Mauna Kea
Akaka Falls State Park ©
Akaka Falls State Park

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. Explore Poipu's surroundings by going to Na Pali Coast State Park (in Wainiha), Hanalei (Hanalei Beach & Hanalei Valley Lookout) and Kapaa (Kayaking & Canoeing & Photography Tours). There's much more to do: kick back and relax at Poipu Beach Park, see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour, admire the sheer force of Wailua Falls, and take in nature's colorful creations at Allerton Garden.

For maps, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Poipu itinerary builder.

Traveling by flight from Kailua-Kona to Poipu takes 3 hours. In May, daytime highs in Poipu are °F, while nighttime lows are °F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Poipu

Parks Outdoors Tours

Side Trips

Kauai, Lihue, Hanalei, Kapaa, Na Aina Kai Botanical Gardens
Highlights from your plan
Helicopter Tours
Poipu Beach Park ©
Poipu Beach Park
Na Pali Coast State Park ©
Na Pali Coast State Park

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