9 days in Kauai Itinerary

9 days in Kauai Itinerary

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9 days in Kauai Itinerary

Start: Los Angeles
Fly:  8​h 15​min
1
Princeville
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Poipu
— 5 nights
Fly:  8​h
End: Los Angeles

3
nights
Princeville

Princeville ©
Princeville is a 9,000acre, upscale, unincorporated, master-planned community of vacation homes and condos on the north shore of the island of Kauai in Kauai County, Hawaii. Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at Hanalei Farmer’s Market and 7 Artists Gallery. Get outdoors at Princeville Makai Golf Club and Hanalei Bay. Next up on the itinerary: take in the dramatic scenery at Hanakapiai Falls, take in nature's colorful creations at Princeville Botanical Gardens, explore and take pictures at Kilauea Point National Wildlife Refuge, and kick back and relax at Tunnels Beach.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Princeville holiday planning tool .

Los Angeles to Princeville is an approximately 8.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight. The time zone changes from Pacific Standard Time (PST) to Hawaii Standard Time (HST), which is usually a -2 hour difference. Traveling from Los Angeles in March, Princeville is somewhat warmer at night with lows of 66°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Poipu.

Things to do in Princeville

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Kauai, Hanalei, Kilauea Point National Wildlife Refuge, Ke'e Beach
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Pali Ke Kua Beach (Hideaway s Beach) ©
Ke'e Beach ©
Ke'e Beach
Hanakapiai Falls ©
Hanakapiai Falls

5
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. Do your shopping at Seductions of Kauai Gallery and Original Red Dirt Shirts. Appreciate the collections at Art House Hawaii and Tabora Gallery. Venture out of the city with trips to Scuba & Snorkeling (in Kekaha) and Polihale State Park (in Waimea). There's much more to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Poipu Beach Park, stroll through Kalapaki Beach, learn more about the world around you at Kauai Museum, and take in nature's colorful creations at Allerton Garden.

For reviews, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Poipu trip planner .

Drive from Princeville to Poipu in 1.5 hours. March in Poipu sees daily highs of 78°F and lows of 66°F at night. On the 9th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Poipu

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Lihue, Polihale State Park, Original Red Dirt Shirts, Salt Pond Beach Park, Scuba & Snorkeling
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Shipwreck Beach ©
Shipwreck Beach
Makawehi Bluff ©
Makawehi Bluff
Polihale State Park ©
Polihale State Park

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