What to See and What to Skip in Kauai

Kauai is an Hawaiian island in the North Pacific Ocean.

ByGabe Saglie
September 24, 2016, 12:43 PM
PHOTO: Wailua Falls in Kauai, Hawaii is pictured in this undated stock photo.
Wailua Falls in Kauai, Hawaii is pictured in this undated stock photo.
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— -- Kauai gets fewer visitors than some of its more famous neighbors, half as many as Maui’s 2.4 million annual tourists and one-fifth the annual arrivals in Oahu.

But that is part of the appeal of the oldest island in the Hawaiian chain. It is also a natural wonder with secluded beaches, verdant valleys, rolling rivers, jagged mountains and lush forests.

Fans of outdoor adventure already know about the magic that defines Kauai. Here are a few ideas for first-timers:

Don’t Procrastinate

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