9 days in Kauai Itinerary

9 days in Kauai Itinerary

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9 days in Kauai Itinerary

Start: Lihue
Drive:  3​h
1
Poipu
— 3 nights
Drive:  30​min
2
Eleele
— 2 nights
Drive:  15​min
3
Waimea
— 3 nights
Drive:  45​min
End: Lihue

3
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. Change things up with these side-trips from Poipu: Na Pali Coast State Park (in Wainiha), Lihue (Wailua Falls & Ninini Point Lighthouse) and Kayaking & Canoeing (in Kapaa). There's still lots to do: kick back and relax at Poipu Beach Park, explore the striking landscape at Spouting Horn, tour the pleasant surroundings at Shipwreck Beach, and admire the sheer force of Opaekaa Falls.

To find more things to do, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Poipu online road trip planner .

Lihue to Poipu is an approximately half hour car ride. In July, plan for daily highs up to 84°F, and evening lows to 74°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Wed) early enough to drive to Eleele.

Things to do in Poipu

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Lihue, Opaekaa Falls, Na Pali Coast State Park, Kayaking & Canoeing
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Poipu Beach Park ©
Poipu Beach Park
Spouting Horn ©
Spouting Horn
Kayaking & Canoeing

2
nights
Eleele

Eleele ©
Eleele is a census-designated place on the island of Kauai in Kauai County, Hawaii, United States, with the ZIP code of 96705. Catamaran Kahanu has been added to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 1st (Thu): get interesting insight from Catamaran Kahanu, then admire all the interesting features of Kauai Coffee Company, and then indulge your thirst for a good beer at Kauai Island Brewing Company. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: enjoy the sand and surf at Salt Pond Beach Park, explore the stunning scenery at Waimea Canyon State Park, and then stroll through Glass Beach.

To see more things to do, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Eleele trip itinerary site .

Eleele is very close to Poipu. In July, daytime highs in Eleele are 84°F, while nighttime lows are 74°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Waimea.

Things to do in Eleele

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Kauai Coffee Company, Waimea Canyon State Park, Salt Pond Beach Park
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Waimea Canyon State Park ©
Waimea Canyon State Park
Catamaran Kahanu ©
Catamaran Kahanu
Kauai Coffee Company ©
Kauai Coffee Company

3
nights
Waimea

Waimea ©
Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Sat): look for gifts at Aunty Liliko'i. Here are some ideas for day two: take some stellar pictures from Puu Hinahina Lookout, appreciate the extensive heritage of Kalalau Lookout, and then hike along Kalalau Trail.

For traveler tips, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Waimea online tour itinerary planner .

Waimea is just a short distance from Eleele. In August, daily temperatures in Waimea can reach 86°F, while at night they dip to 74°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 5th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive back home.

Things to do in Waimea

Outdoors Parks Trails

Side Trip

Kauai
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Kalalau Lookout ©
Kalalau Lookout
Aunty Liliko'i ©
Aunty Liliko'i
Puu Hinahina Lookout ©
Puu Hinahina Lookout

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