8 days in Kauai Itinerary

8 days in Kauai Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Kauai vacation planner
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Koloa, Kauai
— 5 nights
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Hanalei, Kauai
— 2 nights
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Koloa, Kauai — 5 nights

Kōloa is an unincorporated census-designated place (CDP) in Kauai County, Hawaii, United States. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Koloa: Wailua River State Park (in Wailua) and Kapaa (Kauai Path, Sleeping Giant Trail, &more). There's much more to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Poipu Beach Park, tour the pleasant surroundings at Kalapaki Beach, take in the dramatic natural features at Spouting Horn, and take in the dramatic scenery at Wailua Falls.

For other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Koloa trip planner.

Los Angeles to Koloa is an approximately 8-hour flight. You can also fly. The time zone difference moving from Pacific Standard Time to Hawaii-Aleutian Standard Time is minus 2 hours. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Los Angeles in January: high temperatures in Koloa hover around 79°F and lows are around 65°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Hanalei.
Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Beaches
Side Trips

Hanalei, Kauai — 2 nights

Hanalei is a census-designated place (CDP) in Kauai County, Hawaii, United States. On the 21st (Fri), take some stellar pictures from Hanalei Valley Lookout, then immerse yourself in nature at Na Pali Coast State Park, and then stroll through Hanalei Beach.

For maps, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Hanalei online trip itinerary builder.

You can drive from Koloa to Hanalei in 1.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In January, daytime highs in Hanalei are 79°F, while nighttime lows are 65°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 22nd (Sat) to allow enough time to fly back home.
Parks · Wildlife · Outdoors · Beaches
Side Trips