15 days in Kauai Itinerary

15 days in Kauai Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Hanalei
— 6 nights
2
Poipu
— 8 nights

6
nights
Hanalei

Hanalei ©
Hanalei is a census-designated place (CDP) in Kauai County, Hawaii, United States. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Kilauea Point National Wildlife Refuge and Anini Beach. Take a break from the city and head to Ke'e Beach and Kuilau Ridge Trail. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Hanalei: Koke`e State Park (in Kekaha) and Spas (in Kapaa). And it doesn't end there: take in nature's colorful creations at Princeville Botanical Gardens, kick back and relax at Tunnels Beach, stroll through Hanalei Bay, and stop by Hanalei Pier.

For photos, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, use the Hanalei trip itinerary site.

Detroit to Hanalei is an approximately 14.5-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Detroit to Hanalei is minus 5 hours. Expect warmer temperatures when traveling from Detroit in January; daily highs in Hanalei reach 79°F and lows reach 65°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Poipu.

Things to do in Hanalei

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches

Side Trips

Kauai, Princeville, Kapaa, Kilauea, Koke`e State Park
Highlights from your plan
Hanakapiai Falls ©
Hanakapiai Falls
Ke'e Beach ©
Ke'e Beach
Pali Ke Kua Beach (Hideaway s Beach) ©
Pali Ke Kua Beach (Hideaway s 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. Visit Polihale State Park and Shipwreck Beach for some beach relaxation. Take a break from the city and head to Maha'ulepu Heritage Trail and Sleeping Giant Trail. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Poipu: Lydgate State Park (in Wailua), Kapaa (Kauai Path & Photography Tours) and Canyon Trail (in Waimea). And it doesn't end there: admire the natural beauty at National Tropical Botanical Garden, sample the fine beverages at Koloa Rum Company, kick back and relax at Kalapaki Beach, and get a new perspective on nature at Kauai Museum.

To find traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Poipu sightseeing planner.

You can drive from Hanalei to Poipu in 1.5 hours. In February, plan for daily highs up to 78°F, and evening lows to 66°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Poipu

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches

Side Trips

Lihue, Kapaa, Hanapepe, Koloa, Kauai
Highlights from your plan
Allerton Garden ©
Allerton Garden
Makawehi Bluff ©
Makawehi Bluff
Maha'ulepu Heritage Trail
Maha'ulepu Heritage Trail

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