13 days in Kauai Itinerary

13 days in Kauai Itinerary

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13 days in Kauai Itinerary

Start: Dallas
Fly:  12​h 30​min
1
Lihue
— 8 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Haena
— 1 day
Drive:  45​min
3
Princeville
— 3 nights
Fly:  13​h 15​min
End: Dallas

8
nights
Lihue

Lihue or LÄ«hue is an unincorporated census-designated place (CDP) and the county seat of Kauai County, Hawaii. Venture out of the city with trips to Scuba & Snorkeling (in Eleele), Swinging Bridge (in Hanapepe) and Kealia Farm Market (in Kealia). There's lots more to do: take an unforgettable tour with a helicopter tour, explore the striking landscape at Spouting Horn, steep yourself in history at Kilohana, and see the interesting displays at Grove Farm Sugar Plantation Museum.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, use the Lihue vacation planner.

Dallas to Lihue is an approximately 12.5-hour flight. The time zone changes from Central Standard Time (CST) to Hawaii Standard Time (HST), which is usually a -4 hour difference. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in Lihue when traveling from Dallas in October, with lows around 74°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Haena.

Things to do in Lihue

Outdoors Tours Parks

Side Trips

Poipu, Kapaa, Kauai, Wailua, Scuba & Snorkeling
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Helicopter Tours
Scuba & Snorkeling
Kayaking & Canoeing

1
day
Haena

Haena ©
Kick off your visit on the 7th (Thu): stroll through Tunnels Beach and then admire the majestic nature at Na Pali Coast State Park.

For ratings, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Haena tour planning site .

Drive from Lihue to Haena in 1.5 hours. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Thu) so you can go by car to Princeville.

Things to do in Haena

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Tunnels Beach, Na Pali Coast State Park
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Na Pali Coast State Park ©
Na Pali Coast State Park
Tunnels Beach ©
Tunnels Beach

3
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. You've now added Anini Beach to your itinerary. Take a break from Princeville with a short trip to Waimea Canyon State Park in Waimea, about 46 minutes away. There's much more to do: take a memorable drive along Hanalei Valley Lookout, stroll through Pali Ke Kua Beach (Hideaway s Beach), tee off at Princeville Golf Club - Prince Course, and try for a hole-in-one at Kauai Mini Golf & Botanical Gardens.

For ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Princeville road trip planning website .

You can drive from Haena to Princeville in an hour. In November, daytime highs in Princeville are 81°F, while nighttime lows are 71°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 10th (Sun) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Princeville

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Hanalei, Anini Beach, Kauai Mini Golf & Botanical Gardens, Waimea Canyon State Park
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Waimea Canyon State Park ©
Waimea Canyon State Park
Queen's Bath ©
Queen's Bath
Anini Beach ©
Anini Beach

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