13 days in Kauai Itinerary

13 days in Kauai Itinerary

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13 days in Kauai Itinerary

Start: Los Angeles
Fly:  7​h 30​min
1
Lihue
— 5 nights
Drive:  1​h
2
Waimea
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
3
Hanalei
— 4 nights
Fly:  9​h
End: Los Angeles

5
nights
Lihue

Lihue ©
Lihue or Līhue is an unincorporated census-designated place (CDP) and the county seat of Kauai County, Hawaii. Get outdoors at Baby Beach and Lawa'i Beach. You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Makawehi Bluff and Kalapaki Beach. There's much more to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at Brennecke's Beach, appreciate the extensive heritage of Old Koloa Town, hike along Kuilau Ridge Trail, and tee off at Puakea Golf Course.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Lihue trip maker site .

Los Angeles to Lihue is an approximately 7.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight. The time zone difference moving from Pacific Standard Time to Hawaii Standard Time is minus 2 hours. Expect a bit warmer evenings in Lihue when traveling from Los Angeles in June, with lows around 73°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Fri) early enough to drive to Waimea.

Things to do in Lihue

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Kapaa, Kauai, Koloa, Poipu, Tree Tunnel
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Makawehi Bluff ©
Makawehi Bluff
Baby Beach ©
Baby Beach
Kalapaki Beach ©
Kalapaki Beach

2
nights
Waimea

Waimea ©
On the 5th (Fri), explore the stunning scenery at Waimea Canyon State Park.

For more things to do, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Waimea trip itinerary builder tool .

Getting from Lihue to Waimea by car takes about an hour. In July, plan for daily highs up to 85°F, and evening lows to 73°F. On the 7th (Sun), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Hanalei.

Things to do in Waimea

Parks Trails Outdoors

Side Trips

Awa'awapuhi Trail Parking, Kalalau Lookout
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Waimea Canyon State Park ©
Waimea Canyon State Park
Awa'awapuhi Trail Parking ©
Awa'awapuhi Trail Parking
Kalalau Lookout ©
Kalalau Lookout

4
nights
Hanalei

Hanalei is a census-designated place (CDP) in Kauai County, Hawaii, United States. Get outdoors at Fishing Charters & Tours and Secret Beach. Visit Hanalei Beach and Puu Poa Beach for some beach relaxation. The adventure continues: see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour, immerse yourself in nature at Koke`e State Park, look for all kinds of wild species at Hanalei National Wildlife Refuge, and explore and take pictures at Hanalei Valley Lookout.

To see reviews, photos, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Hanalei online tour itinerary planner .

Getting from Waimea to Hanalei by car takes about 2 hours. July in Hanalei sees daily highs of 84°F and lows of 74°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Hanalei

Parks Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trips

Kauai, Koke`e State Park, Puu Poa Beach, Na Pali Coast State Park
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Fishing Charters & Tours
Secret Beach ©
Secret Beach
Koke`e State Park ©
Koke`e State Park

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