8 days in Kauai Itinerary

8 days in Kauai Itinerary

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8 days in Kauai Itinerary

Start: Seattle
Fly:  8​h 30​min
1
Poipu
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Hanalei
— 6 nights
Fly:  8​h 45​min
End: Seattle

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. Start off your visit on the 21st (Wed): explore the striking landscape at Spouting Horn.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Poipu online trip planner .

Seattle to Poipu is an approximately 8.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of shuttle and flight; or do a combination of train and flight. You'll gain 2 hours traveling from Seattle to Poipu due to the time zone difference. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Seattle in August: high temperatures in Poipu hover around 86°F and lows are around 76°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Thu) early enough to go by car to Hanalei.

Things to do in Poipu

Outdoors Wildlife Tours

Side Trips

Scuba & Snorkeling, St. Raphael Church
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Poipu Beach Park ©
Poipu Beach Park
Spouting Horn ©
Spouting Horn
Scuba & Snorkeling

6
nights
Hanalei

Hanalei ©
Hanalei is a census-designated place (CDP) in Kauai County, Hawaii, United States. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Hanalei: Waimea Canyon State Park (in Waimea) and Photography Tours (in Kapaa). The adventure continues: see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour, trek along Kalalau Trail, admire the natural beauty at Na Aina Kai Botanical Gardens, and kick back and relax at Tunnels Beach.

To find reviews, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Hanalei online tour planner .

Drive from Poipu to Hanalei in 1.5 hours. In August, plan for daily highs up to 86°F, and evening lows to 76°F. You'll have a few hours on the 28th (Wed) to wrap things up before traveling home.

Things to do in Hanalei

Parks Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trips

Kauai, Na Aina Kai Botanical Gardens, Waimea Canyon State Park, Photography Tours, Na Pali Coast State Park
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Waimea Canyon State Park ©
Waimea Canyon State Park
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Hanalei Beach ©
Hanalei Beach

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