20 days in Kauai Itinerary

20 days in Kauai Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Lihue
— 4 nights
2
Poipu
— 2 nights
3
Waimea
— 3 nights
4
Kapaa
— 3 nights
5
Princeville
— 3 nights
6
Haena
— 3 nights

4
nights
Lihue

Lihue or Līhue is an unincorporated census-designated place (CDP) and the county seat of Kauai County, Hawaii. Lihue is known for adventure, nightlife, and nature. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: see the world from above with a helicopter tour, sample the fine beverages at Koloa Rum Company, get a new perspective on nature at Kauai Museum, and immerse yourself in nature at Wailua River State Park.

To find maps, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Lihue day trip planning site.

Toronto, Canada to Lihue is an approximately 14.5-hour flight. You'll gain 5 hours traveling from Toronto to Lihue due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Toronto in July, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in Lihue, with lows of °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 31st (Fri) early enough to go by car to Poipu.

Things to do in Lihue

Parks Historic Sites Nature

Side Trips

Wailua River State Park, Menehune Fishpond
Highlights from your plan
Helicopter Tours
Kilohana ©
Kilohana
Kalapaki Beach ©
Kalapaki Beach

2
nights
Poipu

Poipū is a census-designated place in Kauai County on the southern side of the island of Kauai in the U.S. On the 31st (Fri), kick back and relax at Poipu Beach Park, take a memorable tour with Tours, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Shipwreck Beach. On the next day, see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour, thentake in the dramatic natural features at Spouting Horn, thentake in nature's colorful creations at Allerton Garden, and finally steep yourself in history at Prince Kuhio Park.

To find where to stay, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Poipu trip itinerary planning site.

Poipu is very close to Lihue. In July in Poipu, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Sun) early enough to go by car to Waimea.

Things to do in Poipu

Outdoors Parks Tours

Side Trip

Scuba & Snorkeling
Highlights from your plan
Zipline
Poipu Beach Park ©
Poipu Beach Park
Spouting Horn ©
Spouting Horn

3
nights
Waimea

Waimea ©
Waimea is known for nature, beaches, and trails. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the stunning scenery at Waimea Canyon State Park, enjoy the sand and surf at Polihale State Park, stroll through Salt Pond Beach Park, and hike along Canyon Trail.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, use the Waimea online travel planner.

Getting from Poipu to Waimea by car takes about an hour. August in Waimea sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Wed) so you can go by car to Kapaa.

Things to do in Waimea

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Hanapepe, Eleele, Kauai Coffee Company
Highlights from your plan
Waimea Canyon State Park ©
Waimea Canyon State Park
Scuba & Snorkeling
Kauai Coffee Company ©
Kauai Coffee Company

3
nights
Kapaa

Noted for its low-key beaches, Kapaa is a small town with a high concentration of tourist-oriented hotels, shops, bars, and restaurants.
Kick off your visit on the 6th (Thu): Head underground at Wet and Dry Caves, Kauai, paddle through the water with a kayaking and canoeing tour, and then capture your vacation like a pro with an inspiring photography tour. On the 7th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in the dramatic scenery at Opaekaa Falls, walk around Lydgate State Park, thenadmire all the interesting features of Sleeping Giant Trail, and finally pick up some local products at Coconut Marketplace.

To find more things to do, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Kapaa vacation planner.

You can drive from Waimea to Kapaa in an hour. August in Kapaa sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. On the 8th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Princeville.

Things to do in Kapaa

Tours Outdoors Parks

Side Trips

Kauai, Lydgate State Park
Highlights from your plan
Photography Tours
Kayaking & Canoeing
Lydgate State Park ©
Lydgate State Park

3
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. Princeville is known for nature, parks, and golf. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: tour the pleasant surroundings at Hanalei Beach, tee off at Princeville Golf Club - Prince Course, admire the natural beauty at Princeville Botanical Gardens, and look for all kinds of wild species at Kilauea Point National Wildlife Refuge.

For traveler tips, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Princeville online trip itinerary maker.

Drive from Kapaa to Princeville in an hour. In August in Princeville, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Tue) early enough to drive to Haena.

Things to do in Princeville

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

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

3
nights
Haena

Haena ©
Start off your visit on the 12th (Wed): identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas and then immerse yourself in nature at Na Pali Coast State Park. On the next day, enjoy the sand and surf at Tunnels Beach and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Kalalau Trail.

To find photos, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Haena day trip app.

Traveling by car from Princeville to Haena takes an hour. On the 14th (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Haena

Outdoors Wildlife Parks

Side Trips

Hanalei, Kauai, Na Pali Coast State Park
Highlights from your plan
Na Pali Coast State Park ©
Na Pali Coast State Park
Scuba & Snorkeling
Tunnels Beach ©
Tunnels Beach

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