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Kauai
Relaxing and pristine Kauai (the Garden Island) is the least commercially developed of the Hawaiian islands. Waterfalls, scenic drives and more than 60 beaches dot the landscape. Some beaches have great snorkeling, others offer child-friendly tidal pools and some are perfect for all kinds of water sports. Dry-land activities include hiking the Kalalau Trail on the Na Pali coastline, taking a day trip to Waimea Canyon and experiencing life on a sugar plantation at Grove Farm Homestead Museum.

All things to do » Things to do

Nearby recommended attractions:

Waimea Canyon
Waimea Canyon(Waimea)
"The Grand Canyon of the Pacific," Waimea Canyon is 10 miles long and 3,600 feet deep.
Attraction type: Canyons; State Parks; Lookouts
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Na Pali Coast State Park
Na Pali Coast State Park(Wainiha)
A scenic area offering beautiful beaches and dramatic cliffs.
Attraction type: Nature & Wildlife Areas; State Parks
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Kalalau Trail
Kalalau Trail
Kauai's hiking trail along the Na Pali coast.
Attraction type: Nature & Wildlife Areas; Hiking Trails
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Waimea Canyon State Park
Waimea Canyon State Park(Waimea)
Attraction type: Canyons; Parks; State Parks
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Kauai Path
Kauai Path(Kapaa)
Attraction type: Hiking Trails
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All places to eat » Places to eat

Nearby recommended restaurants:

Porky's Kauai
Porky's Kauai
Ranked #1 of 18 Restaurants in Waimea
Price: $5 - $9
Cuisines: American, Fast Food, Barbecue, Hawaiian
Good for: Dining on a budget, Local cuisine, Kids, Families with children
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Accepts American Express, Accepts Discover, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Street Parking, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Pink's Creamery
Pink's Creamery
Ranked #1 of 47 Restaurants in Hanalei
Price: $4 - $10
Cuisines: American, Hawaiian
Good for: Dining on a budget, Local cuisine, Kids, Families with children
Dining options: Lunch, Accepts American Express, Accepts Discover, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Off-Street Parking, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Seating, Street Parking, Takeout, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Hee Fat General Store
Hee Fat General Store
Ranked #1 of 124 Restaurants in Kapaa
Cuisines: Hawaiian
Good for: Dining on a budget, Local cuisine, Kids, Families with children
Dining options: Drinks, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
JO2 Natural Cuisine
JO2 Natural Cuisine
Ranked #2 of 124 Restaurants in Kapaa
Price: $6 - $35
Cuisines: Seafood, Asian, Hawaiian
Good for: Romantic, Special occasions, Local cuisine
Dining options: Dinner, Accepts American Express, Accepts Discover, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Off-Street Parking, Full Bar, Parking Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Wine and Beer
Makai Sushi
Makai Sushi
Ranked #1 of 42 Restaurants in Koloa
Cuisines: Japanese, Fast Food, Sushi, Asian, Hawaiian
Good for: Dining on a budget, Local cuisine, Kids, Families with children
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Parking Available, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible

All accommodations » Where to stay - Budget

Nearby recommended accommodations:

Poipu Plantation Resort
Poipu Plantation Resort
$124 - $220
Ranked #9 of 30 Specialty Lodging in Poipu
Prince Kuhio Condos
Prince Kuhio Condos
$75 - $150
Ranked #15 of 30 Specialty Lodging in Poipu
Kauai Cove Cottages
Kauai Cove Cottages
$95
Ranked #17 of 30 Specialty Lodging in Poipu
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All accommodations » Where to stay - Midrange

Nearby recommended accommodations:

Fern Grotto Inn
3.0 of 5
Fern Grotto Inn
$241 - $449
Ranked #1 of 15 Specialty Lodging in Kapaa
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Garden Island Inn
2.5 of 5
Garden Island Inn
$153 - $208
Ranked #1 of 11 Hotels in Lihue
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Marjorie's Kauai Inn
Marjorie's Kauai Inn
$263 - $325
Ranked #1 of 3 Lawai B&B and Inns
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All accommodations » Where to stay - Luxury

Nearby recommended accommodations:

Grand Hyatt Kauai Resort & Spa
4.5 of 5
Grand Hyatt Kauai Resort & Spa
$522 - $816
Ranked #1 of 6 Hotels in Poipu
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Koa Kea Hotel & Resort
4.5 of 5
Koa Kea Hotel & Resort
$455 - $588
Ranked #2 of 6 Hotels in Poipu
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Koloa Landing Resort
4.0 of 5
Koloa Landing Resort
$321 - $627
Ranked #4 of 6 Hotels in Poipu
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Note: This information was accurate when it was published, but can change without notice. Please be sure to confirm all rates and details directly with the companies in question before planning your trip.