Getting to Kauai
Lihue Airport (LIH) on Kauai is the island’s main airport. There are several other airports that only service smaller, private planes. Many airlines now offer direct service to Kauai. There is also the option of flying into Honolulu International Airport (HNL) first and then heading to Kauai.
Staying on Kauai
There are various accommodations to meet your individual needs. Kauai is known for its charming B&Bs and guest cottages. Budget and luxury hotels are available, as well as everything in between. You can also rent a condo, which is a great set-up for on-the-go families.
Anytime of year is a good time to visit Kauai. The average temperature here is between 75˚-85˚ F. Summer, between April and November, is warmer and drier while winter, between December and March, is a bit cooler. Trade winds keep things comfortable year-round.
Traveling on Kauai
If you’re planning to explore the island, it’s best to rent a car. This will allow you the flexibility to tour Waimea one morning and spend the evening in Hanalei. Shuttles and tours are also available, though stops will be limited.
Some of the lush interior of the island is only accessible by air, so you may find yourself sightseeing by helicopter. Don’t miss the chance to travel by foot on Kauai’s magnificent hiking trails or vast, trackless beaches.