16 days in Kauai Itinerary

16 days in Kauai Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Poipu
— 6 nights
2
Koloa
— 3 nights
3
Hanalei
— 3 nights
4
Princeville
— 2 nights

6
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 day by day itinerary now includes Kauai Culinary Market as well as Poipu Shopping Village. Get some cultural insight at Kauai Veteran's Cemetery and Prince Kuhio Park. Explore hidden gems such as Maha'ulepu Heritage Trail and Makawehi Bluff. Step out of Poipu with an excursion to Faye Family Museum in Waimea--about 34 minutes away. There's lots more to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at Shipwreck Beach, enjoy the sand and surf at Baby Beach, sample the fine beverages at Koloa Rum Company, and explore the striking landscape at Spouting Horn.

To find more things to do, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, use the Poipu road trip website.

Minneapolis to Poipu is an approximately 13.5-hour flight. Traveling from Minneapolis to Poipu, you'll gain 4 hours due to the time zone difference. Expect a bit warmer evenings in Poipu when traveling from Minneapolis in July, with lows around 74°F. You'll have a few hours on the 8th (Mon) to wrap things up before traveling to Koloa.

Things to do in Poipu

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches

Side Trips

Kauai, Eleele, Hanapepe, Faye Family Museum, Makauwahi Cave Reserve
Highlights from your plan
Makawehi Bluff ©
Makawehi Bluff
Maha'ulepu Heritage Trail
Maha'ulepu Heritage Trail
Shipwreck Beach ©
Shipwreck Beach

3
nights
Koloa

Koloa ©
Kōloa is an unincorporated census-designated place (CDP) in Kauai County, Hawaii, United States. Do some cultural sightseeing at Old Koloa Town and Kauai's Hindu Monastery. Step off the beaten path and head to Lawa'i Beach and Tree Tunnel. Next up on the itinerary: visit a coastal fixture at Ninini Point Lighthouse Cache Site, enjoy the sand and surf at Kukui'ula Harbor Beach, look for gifts at The Shops at Kukuiula, and see the interesting displays at Koloa History Center.

For ratings, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Koloa trip planner.

Koloa is very close to Poipu. In July, daily temperatures in Koloa can reach 84°F, while at night they dip to 74°F. On the 11th (Thu), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Hanalei.

Things to do in Koloa

Outdoors · Beaches · Parks

Side Trips

Kauai's Hindu Monastery, Tree Tunnel, Ninini Point Lighthouse Cache Site
Highlights from your plan
Lawa'i Beach ©
Lawa'i Beach
Old Koloa Town ©
Old Koloa Town
Ninini Point Lighthouse Cache Site ©
Ninini Point Lighthouse Cache Site

3
nights
Hanalei

Hanalei ©
Hanalei is a census-designated place (CDP) in Kauai County, Hawaii, United States. Step off the beaten path and head to Kuilau Ridge Trail and Hanakapi`ai Trail. Get in touch with nature at Waimea Canyon State Park and Hanalei Valley Lookout. Take a break from Hanalei with a short trip to Puuo Kila in Waimea, about 40 minutes away. There's lots more to do: trek along Ho'opi'i Falls, stop by Hanalei Farmer’s Market, and pause for some serene contemplation at Christ Memorial Episcopal Church.

To find reviews, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Hanalei trip builder site.

You can drive from Koloa to Hanalei in 1.5 hours. In July, plan for daily highs up to 84°F, and evening lows to 74°F. On the 14th (Sun), you'll travel to Princeville.

Things to do in Hanalei

Parks · Outdoors · Trails

Side Trips

Kauai, Waimea, Kuilau Ridge Trail
Highlights from your plan
Waimea Canyon State Park ©
Waimea Canyon State Park
Hanalei Valley Lookout ©
Hanalei Valley Lookout
Hanakapi`ai Trail ©
Hanakapi`ai Trail

2
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. Start off your visit on the 14th (Sun): take in the dramatic natural features at Queen's Bath and then stroll through Puu Poa Beach. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: enjoy the sand and surf at Larsen's Beach, relax in the rural setting at Hawaiian Organic Noni Farm, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Christ Memorial Episcopal Church, and finally stroll through Kalihiwai Beach.

For maps, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Princeville online day trip planner.

Princeville is very close to Hanalei. In July in Princeville, expect temperatures between 84°F during the day and 74°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Tue) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Princeville

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches

Side Trips

Kilauea, Kauai
Highlights from your plan
Queen's Bath ©
Queen's Bath
Anini Beach ©
Anini Beach
Kilauea Point National Wildlife Refuge ©
Kilauea Point National Wildlife Refuge

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