14 days in Kauai Itinerary

14 days in Kauai Itinerary

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14 days in Kauai Itinerary

Start: Philadelphia
Fly:  15​h 15​min
1
Hanalei
— 4 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Poipu
— 8 nights
Fly:  15​h
End: Philadelphia

4
nights
Hanalei

Hanalei ©
Hanalei is a census-designated place (CDP) in Kauai County, Hawaii, United States. Step out of the city life by going to Dolphin & Whale Watching and Tunnels Beach. Attractions like Hanalei Beach and Kilauea Point National Wildlife Refuge make great kid-friendly stops. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Hanalei: Kokee Natural History Museum (in Kekaha) and Waimea Canyon State Park (in Waimea). Next up on the itinerary: immerse yourself in nature at Na Pali Coast State Park, admire the sheer force of Hanakapiai Falls, pause for some serene contemplation at Christ Memorial Episcopal Church, and stop by Ching Young Village Shopping Center.

To find where to stay, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Hanalei day trip site .

Philadelphia to Hanalei is an approximately 15.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of train and flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 5 hours traveling from Philadelphia to Hanalei. Expect a daytime high around 84°F in July, and nighttime lows around 74°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Thu) so you can drive to Poipu.

Things to do in Hanalei

Parks Wildlife Outdoors

Side Trips

Kauai, Kilauea, Kokee Natural History Museum, Waimea Canyon State Park, Na Pali Coast State Park
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Waimea Canyon State Park ©
Waimea Canyon State Park
Na Pali Coast State Park ©
Na Pali Coast State Park
Hanalei Beach ©
Hanalei Beach

8
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. Attractions like Poipu Beach Park and Kauai Museum make great kid-friendly stops. Relax by the water at Spouting Horn and Kilohana. Venture out of the city with trips to Lihue (Wailua Falls & Ninini Point Lighthouse), Waimea (Russian Fort Elizabeth State Historical Park & Polihale State Park) and Kapaa (Kayaking & Canoeing, Sleeping Giant Trail, & more). Next up on the itinerary: see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour, get to know the fascinating history of Kalalau Lookout, explore the activities along Menehune Fishpond, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church.

Plan my day in Poipu using traveler tips and tourist information provided by Inspirock.

You can drive from Hanalei to Poipu in 1.5 hours. In July, daily temperatures in Poipu can reach 84°F, while at night they dip to 74°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Poipu

Parks Outdoors Historic Sites

Side Trips

Lihue, Kauai, Kapaa, Koloa, Waimea
Highlights from your plan
Poipu Beach Park ©
Poipu Beach Park
Kayaking & Canoeing
Spouting Horn ©
Spouting Horn

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