4 days in Kauai Itinerary

4 days in Kauai Itinerary

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4 days in Kauai Itinerary

Start: Honolulu, Oahu
Fly + taxi:  3​h
1
Hanalei
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
2
Waimea
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h
End: Honolulu, Oahu

1
night
Hanalei

Hanalei ©
Hanalei is a census-designated place (CDP) in Kauai County, Hawaii, United States. On the 9th (Tue), take in nature's colorful creations at Limahuli Garden and Preserve and then admire the majestic nature at Na Pali Coast State Park. Keep things going the next day: kick back and relax at Hanalei Beach and then take a memorable tour with Tours.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Hanalei vacation site .

Honolulu to Hanalei is an approximately 3-hour combination of flight and taxi. October in Hanalei sees daily highs of 84°F and lows of 74°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Wed) so you can drive to Waimea.

Things to do in Hanalei

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Na Pali Coast State Park, Kayaking & Canoeing
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Na Pali Coast State Park ©
Na Pali Coast State Park
Hanalei Beach ©
Hanalei Beach
Kayaking & Canoeing

2
nights
Waimea

Waimea ©
Kick off your visit on the 11th (Thu): see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour, look for gifts at Aunty Liliko'i, and then take in breathtaking views at Waimea Canyon State Park. On the next day, see the world from above with a helicopter tour, then take in the dramatic natural features at Spouting Horn, and then kick back and relax at Poipu Beach Park.

To find out how to plan a trip to Waimea, use our trip itinerary maker.

Getting from Hanalei to Waimea by car takes about 1.5 hours. In October in Waimea, expect temperatures between 85°F during the day and 72°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Fri) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Waimea

Parks Nature Tours

Side Trips

Poipu, Helicopter Tours
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Waimea Canyon State Park ©
Waimea Canyon State Park
Helicopter Tours
Poipu Beach Park ©
Poipu Beach Park

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