17 days in Kauai Itinerary

17 days in Kauai Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Kauai planner

©
This plan was created by another user.  Make it your plan

Route & dates

17 days in Kauai Itinerary

Start: Salt Lake City
Fly:  10​h 45​min
1
Poipu
— 8 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Princeville
— 2 nights
Drive:  15​min
3
Hanalei
— 5 nights
Fly:  11​h
End: Salt Lake City

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. Get outdoors at Poipu Beach Park and Kayaking & Canoeing. You'll get in some beach time at Shipwreck Beach and Kalapaki Beach. Venture out of the city with trips to Polihale State Park (in Waimea), Kapaa (Coconut Marketplace, Sleeping Giant Trail, & more) and Lihue (Seductions of Kauai Gallery, Wailua Falls, & more). And it doesn't end there: get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour, get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, take in the dramatic natural features at Spouting Horn, and contemplate the long history of Kilohana.

For ratings, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Poipu online vacation builder .

Salt Lake City to Poipu is an approximately 11-hour flight. Traveling from Salt Lake City to Poipu, you'll gain 3 hours due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Salt Lake City in June, plan for a bit cooler days and a bit warmer nights in Poipu: temperatures range from 83°F by day to 73°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Thu) early enough to drive to Princeville.

Things to do in Poipu

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Lihue, Kapaa, Koloa, Kauai, Salt Pond Beach Park
Highlights from your plan
Poipu Beach Park ©
Poipu Beach Park
Scuba & Snorkeling
Kayaking & Canoeing

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 21st (Fri): identify plant and animal life at Kilauea Point National Wildlife Refuge, enjoy the sand and surf at Anini Beach, and then buy something for everyone on your list at Princeville Center. On the 22nd (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the striking landscape at Queen's Bath, then stop by Banana Joe's Fruitstand, and then trek along Kauai Path.

For where to stay, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Princeville online tour itinerary planner .

You can drive from Poipu to Princeville in 1.5 hours. In June in Princeville, expect temperatures between 83°F during the day and 73°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Hanalei.

Things to do in Princeville

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

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

5
nights
Hanalei

Hanalei ©
Hanalei is a census-designated place (CDP) in Kauai County, Hawaii, United States. Get a sense of the local culture at Kauai's Hindu Monastery and Wai`oli Hui`ia Church. Museum-lovers will get to explore 7 Artists Gallery and Kokee Natural History Museum. Get out of town with these interesting Hanalei side-trips: Waimea Canyon State Park (in Waimea) and Kapaa (Kadavul Hindu Temple & Vicky's Fabrics). There's much more to do: see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour, stroll through Ke'e Beach, enjoy the sand and surf at Hanalei Beach, and admire the majestic nature at Na Pali Coast State Park.

To see where to stay, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Hanalei trip planning website .

Hanalei is just a stone's throw from Princeville. In June in Hanalei, expect temperatures between 83°F during the day and 73°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Hanalei

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Kauai, Kapaa, Na Pali Coast State Park, Ke'e Beach, Waimea Canyon State Park
Highlights from your plan
Waimea Canyon State Park ©
Waimea Canyon State Park
Na Pali Coast State Park ©
Na Pali Coast State Park
Hanalei Beach ©
Hanalei Beach

Similar Plans

15 days in Kauai BY A USER FROM SAUDI ARABIA May, popular sights PREFERENCES: May ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 10 days in Kauai BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES December, teens, kids, popular sights PREFERENCES: December, teens, kids ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 3 days in Kauai BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES May, outdoors, romantic, fast-paced, hidden gems PREFERENCES: May, outdoors, romantic ATTRACTION STYLE: Hidden gems PACE: Fast-paced 32 days in Kauai BY A USER FROM SAUDI ARABIA July, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: July, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 4 days in Kauai BY A USER FROM UNITED ARAB EMIRATES January, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: January ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 6 days in Kauai BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES April, kids, popular sights PREFERENCES: April, kids ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 6 days in Kauai BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES July, kids, popular sights PREFERENCES: July, kids ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 9 days in Kauai BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES September, culture, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, shopping, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: September, culture, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, shopping ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 8 days in Kauai BY A USER FROM MEXICO July, popular sights PREFERENCES: July ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 6 days in Kauai BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES July, outdoors, beaches, shopping, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: July, outdoors, beaches, shopping ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 8 days in Kauai BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES September, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, wildlife, slow & easy, hidden gems PREFERENCES: September, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Hidden gems PACE: Slow & easy 12 days in Kauai BY A USER FROM AUSTRALIA January, popular sights PREFERENCES: January ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium
View more plans