15 days in Kauai Itinerary

15 days in Kauai Itinerary

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15 days in Kauai Itinerary

Start: Vancouver
Fly:  7​h
1
Princeville
— 6 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Poipu
— 8 nights
Fly:  6​h 45​min
End: Vancouver

6
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. Get outdoors at Hanalei Bay and Hanalei Valley Lookout. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Pali Ke Kua Beach (Hideaway s Beach) and Hanakapiai Falls. Venture out of the city with trips to Koke`e State Park (in Kekaha), Waimea Canyon State Park (in Waimea) and Kapaa (Kauai Path & Spas). And it doesn't end there: kick back and relax at Ke'e Beach, look for all kinds of wild species at Na Pali Coast State Park, admire the natural beauty at Limahuli Garden and Preserve, and pause for some serene contemplation at Wai`oli Hui`ia Church.

To find where to stay, ratings, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Princeville trip itinerary app .

Vancouver, Canada to Princeville is an approximately 7-hour flight. You can also do a combination of shuttle and flight. The time zone changes from Pacific Standard Time (PST) to Hawaii Standard Time (HST), which is usually a -2 hour difference. Traveling from Vancouver in September, expect nights in Princeville to be warmer, around 28°C, while days are a bit warmer, around 35°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Poipu.

Things to do in Princeville

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Hanalei, Kauai, Kapaa, Na Pali Coast State Park, Kilauea Point National Wildlife Refuge
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Hanalei Bay ©
Hanalei Bay
Ke'e Beach ©
Ke'e Beach
Waimea Canyon State Park ©
Waimea Canyon State Park

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. Your itinerary includes some good beach time at Kalapaki Beach and Makawehi Bluff. Step out of the city life by going to Sleeping Giant Trail and Maha'ulepu Heritage Trail. Explore Poipu's surroundings by going to Ninini Point Lighthouse (in Lihue), Waimea (Polihale State Park & Canyon Trail) and Kapaa (Food Tours, Kayaking & Canoeing, & more). The adventure continues: enjoy the sand and surf at Shipwreck Beach, stroll through Salt Pond Beach Park, get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour, and take in nature's colorful creations at Allerton Garden.

To find traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Poipu road trip site .

Drive from Princeville to Poipu in 1.5 hours. September in Poipu sees daily highs of 35°C and lows of 28°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 16th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Poipu

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Kapaa, Lihue, Waimea, Hanapepe, Kauai
Highlights from your plan
Allerton Garden ©
Allerton Garden
Makawehi Bluff ©
Makawehi Bluff
Polihale State Park ©
Polihale State Park

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