4 days in Kauai Itinerary

4 days in Kauai Itinerary

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4 days in Kauai Itinerary

Start: San Francisco
Fly:  8​h
1
Hanalei
— Few hours
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Poipu
— 3 nights
Fly:  7​h 45​min
End: San Francisco

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Hanalei

Hanalei ©
Hanalei is a census-designated place (CDP) in Kauai County, Hawaii, United States. Waimea Canyon State Park has been added to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 8th (Wed): take in breathtaking views at Waimea Canyon State Park, then cruise along Hanalei Valley Lookout, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Pali Ke Kua Beach (Hideaway s Beach).

For other places to visit, maps, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Hanalei online tour itinerary planner .

San Francisco to Hanalei is an approximately 8-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from San Francisco to Hanalei is minus 2 hours. Traveling from San Francisco in May, things will get a bit warmer in Hanalei: highs are around 82°F and lows about 71°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Poipu.

Things to do in Hanalei

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Waimea Canyon State Park, Pali Ke Kua Beach (Hideaway s Beach)
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Waimea Canyon State Park ©
Waimea Canyon State Park
Pali Ke Kua Beach (Hideaway s Beach) ©
Hanalei Valley Lookout ©
Hanalei Valley Lookout

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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. Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Polihale State Park. On the 9th (Thu), stroll through Polihale State Park, take in nature's colorful creations at Allerton Garden, then take in the dramatic natural features at Spouting Horn, and finally get interesting insight from Tours. On the next day, enjoy the sand and surf at Salt Pond Beach Park, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Maha'ulepu Heritage Trail, and then kick back and relax at Shipwreck Beach.

For reviews, maps, and tourist information, go to the Poipu day trip planning website .

Drive from Hanalei to Poipu in 1.5 hours. In May, daily temperatures in Poipu can reach 82°F, while at night they dip to 71°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 11th (Sat) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Poipu

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Polihale State Park, Salt Pond Beach Park
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Polihale State Park ©
Polihale State Park
Shipwreck Beach ©
Shipwreck Beach
Poipu Beach Park ©
Poipu Beach Park

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