6 days in Kauai Itinerary

6 days in Kauai Itinerary

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Kapaa
— 3 nights
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Kekaha
— 2 nights
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Kapaa — 3 nights

Noted for its low-key beaches, Kapaa is a small town with a high concentration of tourist-oriented hotels, shops, bars, and restaurants.
Get in touch with nature at Zipline and Spouting Horn. Shop till you drop at Kauai Culinary Market and Aunty Liliko'i. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Kapaa: Poipu Beach Park (in Poipu), Waimea Canyon State Park (in Waimea) and Na Pali Coast State Park (in Wainiha). The adventure continues: kick back and relax at Tunnels Beach, admire the sheer force of Hanakapiai Falls, tour the pleasant surroundings at Hanalei Beach, and see the world from above with a helicopter tour.

For photos, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Kapaa trip itinerary builder site.

Sacramento to Kapaa is an approximately 9-hour flight. The time zone changes from Pacific Standard Time (PST) to Hawaii-Aleutian Standard Time (HST), which is usually a -2 hour difference. Traveling from Sacramento in July, expect nights in Kapaa to be a bit warmer, around 74°F, while days are a bit cooler, around 84°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Kekaha.
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Side Trips

Kekaha — 2 nights

Kekaha is a census-designated place in Kauai County, Hawaii, United States. On the 30th (Sat), hike along Kalalau Trail and then take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports.

For maps, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Kekaha trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Kapaa to Kekaha in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In July in Kekaha, expect temperatures between 85°F during the day and 73°F at night. You'll set off for home on the 31st (Sun).
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Kauai travel guide

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Scuba & Snorkeling · Zipline · Beaches
The Garden Isle
The northernmost of Hawaii's major islands, Kauai earned the nickname "Garden Island" because of its abundance of lush greenery and tropical plants, watered frequently with plentiful rainfall. Kauai's landscape continues to suffer from powerful erosion, resulting in natural attractions that include plunging canyons, tall mountain peaks, and the longest sandy coastline of all the Hawaiian islands. Offering a mild tropical climate and pristine wilderness areas largely unspoiled by mass tourism, Kauai is a great vacation destination for visitors eager to escape Hawaii's more crowded tourist resorts. For a genuine Kauai experience, join the locals for one of their famous traditional meat and vegetable feasts, prepared in underground pits lined with hot rocks.
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