6 days in Kauai Itinerary

6 days in Kauai Itinerary

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6 days in Kauai Itinerary

Start: Rochester
Fly:  14​h 45​min
1
Poipu
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Hanalei
— 2 nights
Fly + bus:  16​h 15​min
End: Rochester

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 your second day here, take an unforgettable tour with a helicopter tour, then add some adventure to your tour with a kayaking and canoeing tour, then admire the sheer force of Opaekaa Falls, and finally contemplate the long history of Menehune Fishpond.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Poipu online trip itinerary builder .

Rochester to Poipu is an approximately 15-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of bus, shuttle, and flight. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time to Hawaii Standard Time, which is usually a -5 hour difference. Traveling from Rochester in July, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in Poipu, with lows of 74°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Hanalei.

Things to do in Poipu

Tours Outdoors Parks

Side Trips

Kauai, Helicopter Tours, Kayaking & Canoeing
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Helicopter Tours
Poipu Beach Park ©
Poipu Beach Park
Spouting Horn ©
Spouting Horn

2
nights
Hanalei

Hanalei ©
Hanalei is a census-designated place (CDP) in Kauai County, Hawaii, United States. Kick off your visit on the 26th (Fri): admire the majestic nature at Na Pali Coast State Park, explore the stunning scenery at Waimea Canyon State Park, and then take in the dramatic scenery at Hanakapiai Falls. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: tour the pleasant surroundings at Hanalei Beach, get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour, and then take a memorable drive along Hanalei Valley Lookout.

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Traveling by car from Poipu to Hanalei takes 1.5 hours. July in Hanalei sees daily highs of 84°F and lows of 74°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Hanalei

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

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

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