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Napali Coast at sunset picture in Kauai
Po'ipu Beach picture in Kauai
Napali Coast picture in Kauai
Kalalau Trail picture in Kauai
Hanalei Bay picture in Kauai
Napali Coast from above picture in Kauai
Napali Coast from Koke'e State Park picture in Kauai
Waimea Canyon picture in Kauai
Inland of the Kalalau Trail picture in Kauai
Cautions at the Kalalau Trail picture in Kauai
Rivers on the Kalalau Trail picture in Kauai
Waimea Canyon picture in Kauai
Waimea Canyon details picture in Kauai
Terrain in Waimea Canyon picture in Kauai
Koke'e State Park picture in Kauai
Po'ipu Beach area picture in Kauai
Monk Seals at Po'ipu Beach picture in Kauai
Sunset at Po'ipu Beach picture in Kauai
Hanalei Bay beach picture in Kauai
Hanalei Bay pier picture in Kauai
Hanalei Bay picture in Kauai
Shaved ice picture in Kauai
Lunch plate picture in Kauai
Poke Bowl picture in Kauai
Polihale Beach picture in Kauai
Polihale State Park picture in Kauai
Polihale sunsets picture in Kauai
Polihale beach dunes picture in Kauai
Ke'e Beach  picture in Kauai
Ke'e Beach picture in Kauai
Ke'e Beach at Sunset picture in Kauai
Tunnels Beach picture in Kauai
Tunnels Beach picture in Kauai
Wailua River State Park picture in Kauai
Wailua River State Park picture in Kauai
Kayaking at Wailua River State Park picture in Kauai
Wailua Falls picture in Kauai
Opaekaa Falls picture in Kauai

The Napali Coast is undeniably one of Kauai's top sights. GlowingEarth Getty Images

Po'ipu Beach is one of the most popular beaches in Kauai.  EllenSmile Getty Images

The Napali Coast is easily Kauai's biggest attraction. To view the Napali Coast, you can hike the Kalalau Trail, take a boat tour, or if you can swing it, a helicopter tour.  MartinM303 Getty Images

The Kalalau Trail is one of the most popular ways of taking in the Napali Coast. But be forewarned: it is considered one of the most challenging hikes in the world.  maximkabb Getty Images

Hanalei Bay is one of the most popular shores in Kauai. Swimming isn't always advised, but travelers say a trip here is worth it for the incredible views alone.  M.M. Sweet Getty Images

If your budget allows, the best way to take in the Napali Coast is via a helicopter tour.  Royce Bair Getty Images

If you aren't up for hiking the strenuous Kalalau Trail, visit Koke'e State Park for incredible views of the Napali Coast MartinM303 Getty Images

Waimea Canyon features several scenic lookout points throughout the park.  maximkabb Getty Images

In addition to taking you along the coast, the Kalalau Trail walks visitors through miles of lush, tropical rainforest.  Onfokus Getty Images

Heed the posted safety signs along the Kalalau Trail. Several travelers have gotten injured or have had to be rescued due to the natural challenges along this strenuous trail.  maximkabb Getty Images

One of the most dangerous areas of the Kalalau Trail are the streams. That's because flash flooding is known to occur, turning a once calm, bubbling stream into a roaring river. If you see a stream start to rise or risen, do not cross it. Wait until it goes down.  maximkabb Getty Images

Waimea Canyon is aptly named the "Grand Canyon of the Pacific." LUCKOHNEN Getty Images

Look closely enough into Waimea Canyon and you'll find beautiful waterfalls hidden in between the cracks.  Don Smith Getty Images

Waimea Canyon is lauded for its stunning terrain.  maximkabb Getty Images

If you're visiting Waimea Canyon, make sure to pop on over to the neighboring Koke'e State Park. The state park offers numerous hiking trails as well as incredible views of the Napali Coast cliffs.  Anna Gett Photography Getty Images

Po'ipu Beach is favored by families for its clean shore and calm waters.  ejs9 Getty Images

If you end up going to Po'ipu Beach, there is a chance you may see rare Hawaiian monk seals lounging on the sand. If you do, do not get too close. There is a hefty fine if you are found disturbing the animal.  Tyler Hulett Getty Images

If you have time, stick around Po'ipu Beach in the evening to get an eyeful of the beach's incredible sunsets.  YinYang Getty Images

There are three beaches that make up Hanalei Bay: Waioli Beach Park, Hanalei Beach Park and Black Pot Beach. bradleyhebdon Getty Images

With lush peaks flanking the eastern end of Hanalei Bay, the beach offers a variety of beautiful photo ops for travelers.  M.M. Sweet Getty Images

At 3 miles long, Hanalei Bay offers plenty of space for travelers to enjoy.  SergiyN Getty Images

You can't leave Hawaii without trying some shaved ice, probably the most popular dessert in all of Hawaii. If there was an unofficial dessert of Hawaii, shaved ice would be it.  Onfokus Getty Images

This no-frills dish is probably the most traditional foodie experience you can have in Hawaii. The plate always includes macaroni salad, two scoops of rice and a helping or two of meat that can range from garlic shrimp to teriyaki beef.  YinYang Getty Images

Another must-try Hawaiian staple that has gained a lot of traction in the mainland is the poke bowl. Poke is marinated, cubed fish. The bowl usually consists of fish, as well as rice and other ingredients like green onions and avocado.  ahirao_photo Getty Images

Polihale State Park is one of the largest beaches in Hawaii, stretching for 17 miles. Toshi Sasaki Getty Images

Polihale State Park is located at the tail end of the Napali Coast, giving travelers a glance of the famous cliffs from the northern end of the beach.    wallix Getty Images

If you have time, visitors strongly suggest sticking around Polihale State Park during sunset.  Adam Hester Getty Images

Another standout attribute of Polihale State Park is its many sand dunes, some of which reach 100 feet in height.  jimkruger Getty Images

For stunning views of the Napali Coast, park yourself at Ke'e Beach, which is the last beach before the Napali Coast begins.    Michael Runkel Getty Images

From the Kalalau Trail, you can enjoy great aerial views of Ke'e Beach. M.M. Sweet Getty Images

Travelers strongly suggest making a trip to Ke'e Beach at sunset. Recent visitors said the sight of the setting sun hitting the Napali cliffs is one they will never forget.  Wildroze Getty Images

Tunnels Beach is favored by travelers for its scenic setting and snorkeling opportunities.   Kicka Witte Getty Images

The coral of Tunnels Beach can be seen before even entering the water. Should you decide to snorkel here, expect to encounter fish, sea turtles, and underwater caves and tunnels.  Kicka Witte Getty Images

Wailua River State Park is situated just miles from the ocean, making for some scenic vantage points throughout the park.   Graffizone Getty Images

Wailua River State Park is billed as the only navigable river in Hawaii. A popular means of exploring the river is via boat tour, which can be arranged on-site. Michael Runkel Getty Images

If you're not up for taking a boat tour of Wailua River State Park, consider renting a kayak or paddleboard.  Michael Runkel Getty Images

Wailua Falls is one of the top points of interest in Wailua River State Park. Valerie Loiseleux Getty Images

Along with Wailua Falls, Opaekaa Falls is another must-see at Wailua River State Park LUCKOHNEN Getty Images

Napali Coast at sunset picture in Kauai
Po'ipu Beach picture in Kauai
Napali Coast picture in Kauai
Kalalau Trail picture in Kauai
Hanalei Bay picture in Kauai
Napali Coast from above picture in Kauai
Napali Coast from Koke'e State Park picture in Kauai
Waimea Canyon picture in Kauai
Inland of the Kalalau Trail picture in Kauai
Cautions at the Kalalau Trail picture in Kauai
Rivers on the Kalalau Trail picture in Kauai
Waimea Canyon picture in Kauai
Waimea Canyon details picture in Kauai
Terrain in Waimea Canyon picture in Kauai
Koke'e State Park picture in Kauai
Po'ipu Beach area picture in Kauai
Monk Seals at Po'ipu Beach picture in Kauai
Sunset at Po'ipu Beach picture in Kauai
Hanalei Bay beach picture in Kauai
Hanalei Bay pier picture in Kauai
Hanalei Bay picture in Kauai
Shaved ice picture in Kauai
Lunch plate picture in Kauai
Poke Bowl picture in Kauai
Polihale Beach picture in Kauai
Polihale State Park picture in Kauai
Polihale sunsets picture in Kauai
Polihale beach dunes picture in Kauai
Ke'e Beach  picture in Kauai
Ke'e Beach picture in Kauai
Ke'e Beach at Sunset picture in Kauai
Tunnels Beach picture in Kauai
Tunnels Beach picture in Kauai
Wailua River State Park picture in Kauai
Wailua River State Park picture in Kauai
Kayaking at Wailua River State Park picture in Kauai
Wailua Falls picture in Kauai
Opaekaa Falls picture in Kauai

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