7 days in Kauai Itinerary

7 days in Kauai Itinerary

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7 days in Kauai Itinerary

Start: San Jose
Fly:  6​h
1
Poipu
— 4 nights
Drive:  30​min
2
Eleele
— 2 nights
Fly:  6​h
End: San Jose

4
nights
Poipu

Poipu ©
Poipū is a census-designated place in Kauai County on the southern side of the island of Kauai in the U.S. Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Lawa'i Beach as well as National Tropical Botanical Garden. Step out of the city life by going to Maha'ulepu Heritage Trail and Spouting Horn. There's more to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Poipu Beach Park.

To find where to stay, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Poipu trip maker .

San Jose to Poipu is an approximately 6-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight. The time zone difference when traveling from San Jose to Poipu is minus 2 hours. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from San Jose in August: high temperatures in Poipu hover around 86°F and lows are around 76°F. You will have some time to spend on the 13th (Tue) before leaving for home.

Things to do in Poipu

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

Lawa'i Beach
Highlights from your plan
Poipu Beach Park ©
Poipu Beach Park
National Tropical Botanical Garden ©
National Tropical Botanical Garden
Spouting Horn ©
Spouting Horn

2
nights
Eleele

Eleele ©
Eleele is a census-designated place on the island of Kauai in Kauai County, Hawaii, United States, with the ZIP code of 96705. You've now added Glass Beach to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 13th (Tue): take in the views from Swinging Bridge, then see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Glass Beach. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 14th (Wed): take in the spiritual surroundings of Kauai Soto Zen Temple Zenshuji, tour the pleasant surroundings at Salt Pond Beach Park, stroll the grounds of Kauai Veteran's Cemetery, then get some fabulous bargains at Original Red Dirt Shirts, and finally sample the tasty concoctions at Kauai Island Brewing Company.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Eleele day trip website .

Eleele is just a short distance from Poipu. In August, daytime highs in Eleele are 86°F, while nighttime lows are 76°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 15th (Thu) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Eleele

Outdoors Beaches Parks

Side Trips

Hanapepe, Kauai Coffee Company
Highlights from your plan
Kauai Veteran's Cemetery ©
Kauai Veteran's Cemetery
Kauai Coffee Company ©
Kauai Coffee Company
Talk Story Bookstore ©
Talk Story Bookstore

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