10 Must Do in Hawaii

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10 Must Do in Hawaii | Most tourists and visitors have just a couple of days when they holiday in Hawaii. It will actually take months if each of those Hawaiian Islands is to be toured at leisure. It is indeed useful to know how to get the most out of your trip and the best out of the vacation. Whether one is a first-time visitor or here for another tour, there are endless attractions and activities to explore. One can snorkel, enjoy surfing and snorkeling or even be golfing. Just start planning and make the bookings early. Browse the leading holiday homes in Hawaii that make for a comfortable and affordable stay.




1. Get to see the Kauai Landscapes

It would be a mistake to ignore the views of Kauai and its jaw-dropping scenery. One can explore the area by land, sea or via the sky, and try to enjoy the views from every angle. One can sail along the coast, look at the stunning waterfalls and marvel at the natural majesty around. Go for the catamaran snorkeling excursions and Zodiac tours or hike along the legendary coast trip.



2. Explore the Haleakala National Park

Located in the Iao Valley, the 4,000-acre National Park boasts of a verdant landscape and some striking rock features. Iao Needle, created because of erosion, is now dressed in the island's tropical foliage and rises about1,200 feet into the air. There are numerous hiking trails and excellent views of the Iao Needle within the park. Iao Needle Lookout Trail and Ethnobotanical Loop are the most popular hiking trails and path. The park also carries a legendary history.


3. Take the Road to Hana

If you want to take in all the excellent views of Maui's beautiful coastline, then all you need to do is take the road trip to Hana. The scenic highway along the beautiful coastline will take you through the lush rainforest and past many cascading waterfalls. The most popular route is from Kahului to Hana that covers about 55 miles. The trip may take the whole day because of the numerous stops you would be making because of the incredible scenery and stunning views at every turn, forcing you to stop for notable photo opportunities along the way. 



4. Surfing at Hookipa Beach

It is hard for the surfers and windsurfers/ kite surfers to stay away from the wintertime waves at Hookipa Beach. One should certainly stop at the Mile 9 along the Road to Hana near Paia in Upcountry Maui, even if one is not inclined towards water sports. There are plenty of photo opportunities and picturesque spots that are certainly worth stopping for. You might also spot sunbathing sea turtles in the afternoon. You can look for picnic benches and enjoy a snack.


5. Helicopter tours for bird's perspective

Travelers love to experience Maui from the air, and it is an incredible sight. Most operators offer helicopter tours of Hana and Haleakala, West Maui, and Molokai. The flights are usually hour long and cover the whole island. No matter what trip or tour you pick, you are sure to get rewarded with stunning vistas of craters, cliffs, waterfalls, and valleys.

6. Snorkeling on the Pacific Ocean floor

It is indeed an unforgettable experience snorkeling on Maui's western shores and exploring underwater creatures. You will enjoy looking at the bevy of colorful fish, intricate coral formations and sea turtles around the island's reefs. Maui is the most popular Hawaiian Island for snorkeling adventures along with sightseeing, golf and whale watching tours. Book a snorkel tour for yourself and enjoy the beauty of an array of Hawaiian marine life.



7. Golfing at Maui's golf courses

Golfers on a trip to Hawaii would be pleased to put their clubs to good use as there are plenty of places and highly acclaimed golf courses that are fancied by the pro. Some of the more popular courses are the Bay and Plantation courses at Kapalua and Gold, Emerald and Old Blue courses at Wailea. Enjoy the fantastic views of coastline or volcanic formations as you enjoy golf amidst spectacular setting and excellent amenities.




8. Dancing and music with Lahaina Luau

Lahaina Luau is indeed of the most popular things to do and a fun way to get to know the Hawaiian culture. It is simply worth to see the award-winning dancing and music. It is impossible to not to admire the performer's fire dancing skills, as one dines on Hawaiian specialties such as fresh mahi-mahi and kalua pua'a. Performances are held every night, and there is a great rush for the tickets.



9. Spend some time at Maui Ocean Center


Get to know the underwater ecosystems at the vast Maui Ocean Center. There are a number of ways to get up close and personal via touch pools and a tunnel under the Open Ocean exhibit that showcases more than 2,000 fish. At Maui Ocean Center, one gets to see everything from sea turtles to stingrays to sharks. Many travelers are impressed with the Open Ocean tunnel and the -depth education about the underwater animals.




10. Take the Big Island Volcano Tour


Book a personal guided tour of the three main areas of the Big Island of Hawai'i. This is your chance to get an up-close look at the great volcanoes at the Big Island, including the world-famous Kilauea, which happens to be the most active volcano on earth. You are in for a day full of unforgettable excitement where you are at the sun-drenched beaches of Kona and Kohala or in the rain forests of Hilo.



There is so many exciting place to discover in Hawaii right? Hopefully when you plan to visit to Hawaii you will list down some of this exciting place in your list okay? I hope I will be visiting Hawaii soon too.






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