4 days in Kauai Itinerary

4 days in Kauai Itinerary

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4 days in Kauai Itinerary

Start: San Francisco
Fly:  7​h 30​min
1
Lihue
— Few hours
Drive:  30​min
2
Kalaheo
— 3 nights
Fly:  8​h
End: San Francisco

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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 1st (Wed): take in the dramatic scenery at Opaekaa Falls and then paddle through the water with a kayaking and canoeing tour.

For ratings, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Lihue holiday maker site .

San Francisco to Lihue is an approximately 7.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight. The time zone difference when traveling from San Francisco to Lihue is minus 2 hours. Traveling from San Francisco in May, expect Lihue to be somewhat warmer, temps between 82°F and 71°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Wed) so you can drive to Kalaheo.

Things to do in Lihue

Adventure Outdoors Tours

Side Trips

Opaekaa Falls, Kayaking & Canoeing
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Kayaking & Canoeing
Opaekaa Falls ©
Opaekaa Falls

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nights
Kalaheo

Kalaheo ©
Kalāheo is an unincorporated census-designated place in Kauai County, island of Kauai, Hawaii, United States. Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Thu): admire all the interesting features of Kauai Coffee Company, kick back and relax at Poipu Beach Park, then explore the striking landscape at Spouting Horn, and finally Head underground at Makauwahi Cave Reserve. Here are some ideas for day two: get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour, snap pictures at Swinging Bridge, and then explore the stunning scenery at Waimea Canyon State Park.

For where to stay, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Kalaheo travel route planner.

Kalaheo is just a short distance from Lihue. In May, plan for daily highs up to 82°F, and evening lows to 71°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 4th (Sat) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Kalaheo

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Poipu, Hanapepe, Dolphin & Whale Watching, Waimea Canyon State Park
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Waimea Canyon State Park ©
Waimea Canyon State Park
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Poipu Beach Park ©
Poipu Beach Park

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