8 days in Kauai Itinerary

8 days in Kauai Itinerary

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8 days in Kauai Itinerary

Start: New York City
Fly:  16​h
1
Eleele
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Hanalei
— 4 nights
Fly + foot:  15​h 45​min
End: New York City

1
night
Eleele

Eleele is a census-designated place on the island of Kauai in Kauai County, Hawaii, United States, with the ZIP code of 96705. Start off your visit on the 21st (Wed): explore the striking landscape at Spouting Horn, then enjoy the sand and surf at Poipu Beach Park, then stop by Aunty Liliko'i, and finally admire all the interesting features of Waimea Canyon State Park. Here are some ideas for day two: enjoy the sand and surf at Shipwreck Beach, then get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour, and then get some fabulous bargains at Original Red Dirt Shirts.

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New York City to Eleele is an approximately 16-hour combination of flight and taxi. You can also do a combination of bus, flight, and taxi; or do a combination of train, flight, and taxi. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 5 hours traveling from New York City to Eleele. Traveling from New York City in November, expect Eleele to be much warmer, temps between 81°F and 71°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Thu) early enough to drive to Hanalei.

Things to do in Eleele

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Poipu, Waimea
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Dolphin & Whale Watching
Waimea Canyon State Park ©
Waimea Canyon State Park
Poipu Beach Park ©
Poipu Beach Park

4
nights
Hanalei

Hanalei ©
Hanalei is a census-designated place (CDP) in Kauai County, Hawaii, United States. Head to Coconut Marketplace and Kong Lung Tradingfor plenty of shopping. Escape the urban bustle at Na Pali Coast State Park and Kalalau Trail. Change things up with a short trip to Kayaking & Canoeing in Kapaa (about 44 minutes away). And it doesn't end there: enjoy the sand and surf at Hanalei Beach, take in the dramatic scenery at Opaekaa Falls, take a memorable drive along Hanalei Valley Lookout, and stroll through Anini Beach.

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Drive from Eleele to Hanalei in 1.5 hours. November in Hanalei sees daily highs of 81°F and lows of 71°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Hanalei

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Kauai, Kapaa, Kong Lung Trading, Na Pali Coast State Park
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Hanalei Beach ©
Hanalei Beach
Na Pali Coast State Park ©
Na Pali Coast State Park
Kayaking & Canoeing

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