33 days in Kauai Itinerary

33 days in Kauai Itinerary

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33 days in Kauai Itinerary

Start: Calgary
Fly:  9​h 30​min
1
Poipu
— 5 nights
Drive:  45​min
2
Waimea
— 2 nights
Drive:  15​min
3
Kekaha
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
4
Kilauea
— 2 nights
Drive:  15​min
5
Hanalei
— 7 nights
Drive:  45​min
6
Anahola
— 2 nights
Drive:  15​min
7
Kapaa
— 2 nights
Drive:  30​min
8
Lihue
— 3 nights
Drive:  30​min
9
Koloa
— 2 nights
Drive:  15​min
10
Lawai
— 2 nights
Drive:  15​min
11
Kalaheo
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  12​h
End: Calgary

5
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 Poipu Beach Park and Salt Pond Beach Park for some beach relaxation. Get a sense of the local culture at Kilohana and Kauai Museum. Change things up with these side-trips from Poipu: Waimea (Waimea Canyon State Park, Aunty Liliko'i, & more). There's lots more to do: get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour, see the world from above with a helicopter tour, relax in the rural setting at Kauai Coffee Company, and see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

For maps, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Poipu tour itinerary builder website .

Calgary, Canada to Poipu is an approximately 9.5-hour combination of flight and taxi. You can also do a combination of bus, flight, and taxi. Traveling from Calgary to Poipu, you'll gain 3 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Calgary in January, things will get much hotter in Poipu: highs are around 30°C and lows about 21°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Wed) so you can drive to Hanalei.

Things to do in Poipu

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Lihue, Waimea, Original Red Dirt Shirts, Scuba & Snorkeling, Kauai Coffee Company
Highlights from your plan
Poipu Beach Park ©
Poipu Beach Park
Waimea Canyon State Park ©
Waimea Canyon State Park
Scuba & Snorkeling

2
nights
Waimea

Waimea ©
Kick off your visit on the 24th (Thu): take in the awesome beauty at Waipo’o Falls and then take in the awesome beauty at Koke'e Mountains. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 25th (Fri): kick back and relax at Glass Beach, make a trip to Amy Lauren's A Gallery, look for gifts at Talk Story Bookstore, then look for gifts at Aloha Spice Company, and finally take in the views from Swinging Bridge.

For reviews, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Waimea trip planning website .

Traveling by car from Poipu to Waimea takes an hour. In January, daytime highs in Waimea are 30°C, while nighttime lows are 21°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Kekaha.

Things to do in Waimea

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Hanapepe, Glass Beach
Highlights from your plan
Talk Story Bookstore ©
Talk Story Bookstore
Amy Lauren's A Gallery ©
Amy Lauren's A Gallery
Swinging Bridge ©
Swinging Bridge

2
nights
Kekaha

Kekaha is a census-designated place in Kauai County, Hawaii, United States. Start off your visit on the 26th (Sat): kick back and relax at Kekaha Beach Park and then take a memorable tour with Tours. On the 27th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: see the interesting displays at Kokee Natural History Museum, trek along Pihea Trail, and then immerse yourself in nature at Koke`e State Park.

To find ratings, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, read our Kekaha day trip planner.

Kekaha is just a stone's throw from Waimea. In January, plan for daily highs up to 30°C, and evening lows to 21°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Hanalei.

Things to do in Kekaha

Parks Outdoors Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Scuba & Snorkeling
Koke`e State Park ©
Koke`e State Park
Kokee Natural History Museum ©
Kokee Natural History Museum

2
nights
Kilauea

Kilauea ©
Kilauea is a small town on the northeastern shore of Kauai, one of the eight islands that make up the state of Hawaii. Kick off your visit on the 28th (Mon): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kauai's Hindu Monastery, tour the pleasant surroundings at Sleeping Giant Trail, and then kick back and relax at Kealia Beach. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports and then kick back and relax at Secret Beach.

Discover how to plan a Kilauea trip in just a few steps with Inspirock's itinerary builder.

Getting from Kekaha to Kilauea by car takes about 1.5 hours. In January, daytime highs in Kilauea are 30°C, while nighttime lows are 21°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Tue) so you can go by car to Hanalei.

Things to do in Kilauea

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Kapaa, Secret Beach, Kealia Beach
Highlights from your plan
Secret Beach ©
Secret Beach
Kayaking & Canoeing
Kauai's Hindu Monastery ©
Kauai's Hindu Monastery

7
nights
Hanalei

Hanalei ©
Hanalei is a census-designated place (CDP) in Kauai County, Hawaii, United States. Get in touch with nature at Na Pali Coast State Park and Kalalau Trail. You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Hanalei Beach and Ke'e Beach. There's much more to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Tunnels Beach, take in nature's colorful creations at Limahuli Garden and Preserve, tour the pleasant surroundings at Puu Poa Beach, and cruise along Hanalei Valley Lookout.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Hanalei itinerary app .

Hanalei is just a short distance from Kilauea. Expect a daytime high around 30°C in January, and nighttime lows around 21°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Hanalei

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Princeville, Kauai, Na Pali Coast State Park, Ke'e Beach
Highlights from your plan
Na Pali Coast State Park ©
Na Pali Coast State Park
Hanalei Beach ©
Hanalei Beach
Tunnels Beach ©
Tunnels Beach

2
nights
Anahola

Anahola ©
Anahola is a census-designated place in Kauai County, Hawaii, United States. Kick off your visit on the 6th (Wed): admire the sheer force of Wailua Falls, then steep yourself in history at Kamokila Hawaiian Vllage, and then hike along Kauai Path.

For other places to visit, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Anahola sightseeing app .

Anahola is just a stone's throw from Hanalei. February in Anahola sees daily highs of 30°C and lows of 22°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 7th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Anahola

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Wailua Falls, Kauai Path, Kamokila Hawaiian Vllage
Highlights from your plan
Wailua Falls ©
Wailua Falls
Anahola Beach Park ©
Anahola Beach Park
Kamokila Hawaiian Vllage ©
Kamokila Hawaiian Vllage

2
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 7th (Thu): tour the pleasant surroundings at Haena Beach Park. On the 8th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: admire the sheer force of Opaekaa Falls, stroll through Lydgate State Park, and then hit the best photo ops around with an inspiring photography tour.

To see ratings, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Kapaa trip planner .

Kapaa is just a short distance from Anahola. In February, daily temperatures in Kapaa can reach 30°C, while at night they dip to 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Kapaa

Tours Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

Kauai, Lydgate State Park
Highlights from your plan
Photography Tours
Opaekaa Falls ©
Opaekaa Falls
Fern Grotto ©
Fern Grotto

3
nights
Lihue

Lihue or Līhue is an unincorporated census-designated place (CDP) and the county seat of Kauai County, Hawaii. Start off your visit on the 10th (Sun): immerse yourself in nature at Wailua River State Park, enjoy the sea views from Ninini Point Lighthouse, and then play a few rounds at Ocean Course at Hokuala. Keep things going the next day: examine the collection at Grove Farm Sugar Plantation Museum, then sample the fine beverages at Koloa Rum Company, and then get interesting insight from Tours.

For ratings, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Lihue trip itinerary builder website .

Lihue is very close to Kapaa. Expect a daytime high around 30°C in February, and nighttime lows around 22°C. On the 12th (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Lihue

Outdoors Golf Wildlife

Side Trips

Menehune Fishpond, Wailua River State Park
Highlights from your plan
Fishing Charters & Tours
Wailua River State Park ©
Wailua River State Park
Grove Farm Sugar Plantation Museum ©
Grove Farm Sugar Plantation Museum

2
nights
Koloa

Koloa ©
Kōloa is an unincorporated census-designated place (CDP) in Kauai County, Hawaii, United States. On the 12th (Tue), kick back and relax at Lawa'i Beach. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 13th (Wed): tee off at Poipu Bay Resort Golf Course, then pause for some serene contemplation at St. Raphael Church, then examine the collection at Koloa History Center, and finally get to know the fascinating history of Old Koloa Town.

To see more things to do, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, read Koloa online tour planner .

Koloa is just a short distance from Lihue. In February, plan for daily highs up to 30°C, and evening lows to 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Koloa

Outdoors Golf Parks

Side Trip

Kalaheo
Highlights from your plan
Tree Tunnel ©
Tree Tunnel
St. Raphael Church ©
St. Raphael Church

2
nights
Lawai

Lawai ©
Lāwai is a census-designated place (CDP) in Kauai County in the U.S. On the 15th (Fri), indulge your thirst for a good beer at Kauai Island Brewing Company, then admire the sheer force of Manawaiopuna Falls (Jurassic Park Falls), then look for gifts at Hawaiian Trading Post, and finally contemplate the long history of Lawai International Center.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Lawai journey planning website .

Lawai is very close to Koloa. In February in Lawai, expect temperatures between 30°C during the day and 22°C at night. On the 16th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Lawai

Parks Shopping Nature

Side Trips

Hanapepe, Kauai Island Brewing Company, Lawai International Center
Highlights from your plan
Lawai International Center ©
Lawai International Center
Salty Wahine Gourmet Hawaiian Sea Salts ©

2
nights
Kalaheo

Kalaheo ©
Kalāheo is an unincorporated census-designated place in Kauai County, island of Kauai, Hawaii, United States. On the 16th (Sat), explore the striking landscape at Hanapepe Salt Ponds. Keep things going the next day: Head underground at Makauwahi Cave Reserve, see the interesting displays at Kokee Museum, and then kick back and relax at Na Pali Coast.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Kalaheo trip itinerary builder site .

Kalaheo is very close to Lawai. In February in Kalaheo, expect temperatures between 30°C during the day and 22°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Kalaheo

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Kauai, Hanapepe
Highlights from your plan
Makauwahi Cave Reserve ©
Makauwahi Cave Reserve
Banana Patch Studio ©
Banana Patch Studio
Kauai Kookie LLC ©
Kauai Kookie LLC

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