4 days in Kauai Itinerary

4 days in Kauai Itinerary

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4 days in Kauai Itinerary

Start: San Francisco
Fly:  6​h 30​min
1
Poipu
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Kilauea
— 2 nights
Fly:  7​h 45​min
End: San Francisco

1
night
Poipu

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 9th (Sat), explore the striking landscape at Spouting Horn and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Poipu Beach Park. Here are some ideas for day two: steep yourself in history at Kilohana, see the world from above with a helicopter tour, and then get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour.

To see traveler tips, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Poipu trip planning tool .

San Francisco to Poipu is an approximately 8-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight. Traveling from San Francisco to Poipu, you'll gain 2 hours due to the time zone difference. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from San Francisco in March, with highs in Poipu at 78°F and lows at 66°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Kilauea.

Things to do in Poipu

Historic Sites Tours Parks

Side Trip

Lihue
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Poipu Beach Park ©
Poipu Beach Park
Spouting Horn ©
Spouting Horn
Helicopter Tours

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. On the 11th (Mon), tour the pleasant surroundings at Hanalei Beach, immerse yourself in nature at Na Pali Coast State Park, and then explore the stunning scenery at Waimea Canyon State Park.

To find maps, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Kilauea driving holiday planning app .

You can drive from Poipu to Kilauea in 1.5 hours. In March, daytime highs in Kilauea are 78°F, while nighttime lows are 66°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 12th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Kilauea

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trips

Hanalei Beach, Waimea Canyon State Park, Na Pali Coast State Park
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Na Pali Coast State Park ©
Na Pali Coast State Park
Waimea Canyon State Park ©
Waimea Canyon State Park
Hanalei Beach ©
Hanalei Beach

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