9 days in Kauai Itinerary

9 days in Kauai Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Kauai journey planner

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Kapaa, Kauai
— 6 nights
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Kekaha, Kauai
— 2 nights
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Kapaa, Kauai

— 6 nights
Noted for its low-key beaches, Kapaa is a small town with a high concentration of tourist-oriented hotels, shops, bars, and restaurants.
Change things up with these side-trips from Kapaa: Hanalei (Hanalei Beach & Hanalei Valley Lookout), Na Pali Coast State Park (in Wainiha) and Poipu (Prince Kuhio Park, Spouting Horn, &more). There's still lots to do: experience rural life at Lydgate Farms Kauai Chocolate, discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour, take in nature's colorful creations at Na Aina Kai Botanical Gardens, and admire the sheer force of Wailua Falls.

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

Chicago to Kapaa is an approximately 13-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Chicago to Kapaa is minus 4 hours. Plan for warmer temperatures traveling from Chicago in November, with highs in Kapaa at 81°F and lows at 71°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Thu) so you can drive to Kekaha.

Things to do in Kapaa

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Wildlife

Side Trips

Kekaha, Kauai

— 2 nights
Kekaha is a census-designated place in Kauai County, Hawaii, United States. Start off your visit on the 26th (Fri): discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour and then walk around Kekaha Beach Park.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Kekaha trip itinerary builder.

You can drive from Kapaa to Kekaha in 1.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. November in Kekaha sees daily highs of 82°F and lows of 69°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Sat) so you can catch the flight back home.

Things to do in Kekaha

Wildlife · Tours · Outdoors · Parks