9 days in Kauai Itinerary

9 days in Kauai Itinerary

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Route & dates

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Poipu
— 3 nights
2
Eleele
— 2 nights
3
Waimea
— 3 nights

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. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Poipu: Kayaking & Canoeing (in Kapaa), Na Pali Coast State Park (in Wainiha) and Wailua Falls (in Lihue). There's lots more to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Poipu Beach Park, explore the striking landscape at Spouting Horn, admire the sheer force of Opaekaa Falls, and visit a coastal fixture at Ninini Point Lighthouse Cache Site.

To see more things to do, maps, photos, and tourist information, use the Poipu trip itinerary maker.

Lihue to Poipu is an approximately half hour car ride. In July, daily temperatures in Poipu can reach 84°F, while at night they dip to 74°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 31st (Wed) early enough to go by car to Eleele.

Things to do in Poipu

Parks · Outdoors · Nature

Side Trips

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

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. You've now added Catamaran Kahanu to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 1st (Thu): discover the deep blue sea with Catamaran Kahanu, experience rural life at Kauai Coffee Company, and then indulge your thirst for a good beer at Kauai Island Brewing Company. On the next day, tour the pleasant surroundings at Salt Pond Beach Park, then explore the stunning scenery at Waimea Canyon State Park, and then kick back and relax at Glass Beach.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, use the Eleele trip planning site.

Eleele is just a short distance from Poipu. Expect a daytime high around 84°F in July, and nighttime lows around 74°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Fri) to allow time to drive to Waimea.

Things to do in Eleele

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches

Side Trips

Waimea Canyon State Park, Kauai Coffee Company, 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 ©
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, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Kalalau Lookout, and then trek along Kalalau Trail.

To find where to stay, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Waimea road trip planner.

Waimea is just a short distance from Eleele. August in Waimea sees daily highs of 86°F and lows of 74°F at night. 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 · Wildlife

Side Trip

Kauai
Highlights from your plan
Polihale State Park ©
Polihale State Park
Kalalau Lookout ©
Kalalau Lookout
Puu Hinahina Lookout ©
Puu Hinahina Lookout

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