9 days in Kauai & Maui Itinerary

9 days in Kauai & Maui Itinerary

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Poipu
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Hanalei
— 3 nights
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Lahaina
— 3 nights

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Poipu

Poipu
Poipū is a census-designated place in Kauai County on the southern side of the island of Kauai in the U.S. You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Kalapaki Beach and Polihale State Park. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Boat Tours & Water Sports and Kauai ATV. There's more to do: hike along Maha'ulepu Heritage Trail and kick your exploration up a notch at Skyline Hawaii - Poipu Zipline Tours.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Poipu itinerary maker tool.

Dallas to Poipu is an approximately 13-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Central Standard Time (CST) to Hawaii Standard Time (HST) is minus 4 hours. When traveling from Dallas in July, plan for little chillier days in Poipu, with highs around 84°F, while nights are about the same with lows around 74°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Hanalei.

Things to do in Poipu

Outdoors · Tours · Parks

Side Trips

Polihale State Park, Kalapaki Beach, Boat Tours & Water Sports, Kauai ATV
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Maha'ulepu Heritage Trail
Maha'ulepu Heritage Trail
Polihale State Park ©
Polihale State Park
Boat Tours & Water Sports

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Hanalei

Hanalei ©
Hanalei is a census-designated place (CDP) in Kauai County, Hawaii, United States. Visit Hanalei Beach and Tunnels Beach for some beach relaxation. Get outdoors at Na Pali Coast State Park and Kilauea Point National Wildlife Refuge. There's much more to do: kick back and relax at Hanalei Bay, take a pleasant ride with Silver Falls Ranch, tour the pleasant surroundings at Ke'e Beach, and get great views at Hanalei Valley Lookout.

To find reviews, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Hanalei road trip planner.

Traveling by car from Poipu to Hanalei takes 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 84°F in July, and nighttime lows around 74°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Lahaina.

Things to do in Hanalei

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches

Side Trips

Kauai, Kilauea, Ke'e Beach, Pali Ke Kua Beach (Hideaway s Beach), Na Pali Coast State Park
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Pali Ke Kua Beach (Hideaway s Beach) ©
Pali Ke Kua Beach (Hideaway s Beach)
Na Pali Coast State Park ©
Na Pali Coast State Park
Ke'e Beach ©
Ke'e Beach

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Lahaina

Lahaina ©
Once the booming capital of the Hawaiian Kingdom, the tropical paradise of Lahaina still remains one of Maui's top vacation attractions, providing both culture and recreation.
Start off your visit on the 8th (Thu): stop by Tutu's Pantry, work some fitness into your day at Wailea Beach Path, then stroll through Kamaole Beach Park II, and finally stroll through Kamaole Beach Park III. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: whizz through the canopy at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks, then look for all kinds of wild species at Honolua Bay, then kick back and relax at D.T. Fleming Park, and finally fly like a bird with a parasailing or paragliding tour.

For photos, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Lahaina trip planner.

You can fly from Hanalei to Lahaina in 4.5 hours. In July, daytime highs in Lahaina are 86°F, while nighttime lows are 73°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Sat) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Lahaina

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches

Side Trips

Kihei, Honolua Bay, D.T. Fleming Park, Parasailing & Paragliding, Wailea Beach Path
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Wailea Beach Path ©
Wailea Beach Path
Kamaole Beach Park II ©
Kamaole Beach Park II
D.T. Fleming Park ©
D.T. Fleming Park

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