13 days in United States Itinerary

13 days in United States Itinerary

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13 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Washington DC
Fly + Drive:  18​h
1
Wailua, Kauai
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h
2
Princeville, Kauai
— 1 night
Drive:  30​min
3
Wainiha, Kauai
— 4 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
4
Waimea, Kauai
— 1 night
Drive:  45​min
5
Lihue, Kauai
— 1 night
+2
Fly + bus + train:  15​h
End: Washington DC


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2
nights
Wailua, Kauai

Wailua ©
Wailua is a census-designated place in Kauai County, Hawaii, United States. Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Nani Moon Mead LLC, Kamokila Hawaiian Vllage, Ho'olalaea Waterfall, and other attractions you added. Kick off your visit on the 17th (Thu): take in the spiritual surroundings of Kauai's Hindu Monastery, don't miss a visit to Kamokila Hawaiian Vllage, learn about winemaking at Nani Moon Mead LLC, admire the sheer force of Ho'olalaea Waterfall, then take a memorable tour with Tours, and finally kick back and relax at Anahola Beach Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 18th (Fri): stroll through Kealia Beach, trek along Ke Ala Hele Makalae East Shore Beach Path, and then Head underground at Fern Grotto.

For more things to do, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Wailua day trip tool .

Washington DC to Wailua is an approximately 18-hour flight. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Hawaii Standard Time (HST), which is usually a -5 hour difference. Traveling from Washington DC in January, expect Wailua to be much hotter, temps between 78°F and 66°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Sat) early enough to travel to Princeville.

Things to do in Wailua

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Kapaa, Kauai, Kealia Beach, Anahola Beach Park
Highlights from your plan
Anahola Beach Park ©
Anahola Beach Park
Kayaking & Canoeing
Opaekaa Falls ©
Opaekaa Falls

1
night
Princeville, Kauai

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. Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Stand-Up Paddleboarding, Kilauea Point National Wildlife Refuge and Princeville Ranch. Kick off your visit on the 19th (Sat): enjoy the sea views from Kilauea Point National Wildlife Refuge, find your balance on the water with some of the best stand-up paddleboarding in the area, see Princeville Ranch, enjoy the sand and surf at Puu Poa Beach, then admire all the interesting features of Hanalei Valley Lookout, and finally tee off at Princeville Golf Club - Prince Course. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 20th (Sun): look for gifts at Banana Joe's Fruitstand, then relax in the rural setting at Hawaiian Organic Noni Farm, and then head outdoors with Wai Koa Loop.

To see reviews, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Princeville trip planner.

Drive from Wailua to Princeville in an hour. Expect a daytime high around 79°F in January, and nighttime lows around 65°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sun) so you can travel to Wainiha.

Things to do in Princeville

Outdoors Wildlife Parks

Side Trips

Kilauea, Hanalei Valley Lookout
Highlights from your plan
Puu Poa Beach ©
Puu Poa Beach
Princeville Ranch ©
Princeville Ranch

4
nights
Wainiha, Kauai

Wainiha ©
You've now added Kalalau Trail to your itinerary. Get outdoors at Na Pali Coast State Park and Awaawapuhi Trail. Discover out-of-the-way places like Limahuli Garden and Preserve and Hanalei Farmer’s Market.

To find maps, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Wainiha trip builder website .

Wainiha is just a short distance from Princeville. In January, daytime highs in Wainiha are 79°F, while nighttime lows are 65°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 24th (Thu) to allow time for travel to Waimea.

Things to do in Wainiha

Parks Wildlife Outdoors

Side Trips

Hanalei, Kekaha, Kalalau Trail
Highlights from your plan
Na Pali Coast State Park ©
Na Pali Coast State Park
Awa'awapuhi Trail Parking ©
Awa'awapuhi Trail Parking
Kokee Natural History Museum ©
Kokee Natural History Museum

1
night
Waimea, Kauai

Waimea ©
You've added Canyon Trail, Na Pali Experience, Kauai Coffee Company, and other attractions to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 25th (Fri): experience rural life at Kauai Coffee Company, tour the pleasant surroundings at Canyon Trail, get a new perspective on things with Na Pali Experience, see some colorful creatures with Blue Ocean Adventure Tours, then admire the sheer force of Na Pali Makai, and finally tour the pleasant surroundings at Kekaha Beach Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 26th (Sat): explore the stunning scenery at Waimea Canyon State Park, take in the exciting artwork at Aloha 'n Paradise Espresso Bar, and then immerse yourself in nature at Koke`e State Park.

To see maps, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, read Waimea day trip planning site .

Traveling by car from Wainiha to Waimea takes 2 hours. Expect a daytime high around 79°F in January, and nighttime lows around 66°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sat) so you can go by car to Lihue.

Things to do in Waimea

Outdoors Parks Tours

Side Trips

Kekaha, Kauai Coffee Company
Highlights from your plan
Waimea Canyon State Park ©
Waimea Canyon State Park
Koke`e State Park ©
Koke`e State Park
Blue Ocean Adventure Tours ©
Blue Ocean Adventure Tours

1
night
Lihue, Kauai

Lihue ©
Lihue or Līhue is an unincorporated census-designated place (CDP) and the county seat of Kauai County, Hawaii. Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Shipwreck Beach as well as Maha'ulepu Heritage Trail. On the 26th (Sat), enjoy the sand and surf at Shipwreck Beach, see the world from above with a helicopter tour, and then trek along Maha'ulepu Heritage Trail.

To see where to stay, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Lihue tour builder site .

Drive from Waimea to Lihue in an hour. In January, plan for daily highs up to 79°F, and evening lows to 65°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Sun) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Lihue

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

Poipu
Highlights from your plan
Makawehi Bluff ©
Makawehi Bluff
Shipwreck Beach ©
Shipwreck Beach
Poipu Beach Park ©
Poipu Beach Park

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