9 days in Kauai Itinerary

9 days in Kauai Itinerary

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9 days in Kauai Itinerary

Start: Chicago
Fly:  13​h 30​min
1
Poipu
— 4 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Wainiha
— 3 nights
Drive + Fly:  14​h 30​min
End: Chicago

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. Get out of town with these interesting Poipu side-trips: Waimea Canyon State Park (in Waimea), Kapaa (Kayaking & Canoeing & Photography Tours) and Wailua Falls (in Lihue). The adventure continues: enjoy the sand and surf at Poipu Beach Park, relax in the rural setting at Kauai Coffee Company, explore the activities along Menehune Fishpond, and see the world from above with a helicopter tour.

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Chicago to Poipu is an approximately 13.5-hour combination of flight and taxi. The time zone difference when traveling from Chicago to Poipu is minus 4 hours. Expect much hotter temperatures when traveling from Chicago in December; daily highs in Poipu reach 79°F and lows reach 67°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Wainiha.

Things to do in Poipu

Parks Tours Outdoors

Side Trips

Kapaa, Lihue, Menehune Fishpond, Waimea Canyon State Park, Kauai Coffee Company
Highlights from your plan
Poipu Beach Park ©
Poipu Beach Park
Waimea Canyon State Park ©
Waimea Canyon State Park
Spouting Horn ©
Spouting Horn

3
nights
Wainiha

Wainiha ©
Wainiha is known for nature. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: look for all kinds of wild species at Na Pali Coast State Park, get to know the fascinating history of Kalalau Lookout, tour the pleasant surroundings at Anini Beach, and hike along Kalalau Trail.

To find more things to do, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Wainiha day trip website .

The Route module can help you plan travel from Poipu to Wainiha. In December, daily temperatures in Wainiha can reach 79°F, while at night they dip to 67°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Fri) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Wainiha

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Kauai, Hanalei
Highlights from your plan
Na Pali Coast State Park ©
Na Pali Coast State Park
Hanalei Beach ©
Hanalei Beach
Anini Beach ©
Anini Beach

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