Tips for Hawaii Island Hopping

What activities should be on the top of the list when planning for Hawaii island hopping? Many “must-do’s” of Hawaii may be accomplished on one island, but the only way to really discover everything Hawaii has to offer is to hop over to one of Hawaii’s neighbor islands. Here’s our tips for traveling inter-island on your Hawaii trip.
Hawaii Island Hopping (Photo by: Bytemarks on Flickr)

Hawaii Island Hopping (Photo by: Bytemarks on Flickr)

Oahu – The Gathering Place

Close your eyes and imagine Hawaii.  Chances are Diamond Head overlooking Waikiki beach is what you pictured.  While a stay in Waikiki may be a staple of Hawaii travel, Oahu has a rich history outside Waikiki just waiting to be explored. A great way to experience Oahu’s history is to take a tour of Pearl Harbor and the U.S.S Arizona Memorial.

Things to see on Oahu:

Hawaii Island Hopping Tours: Visiting the U.S.S Missouri

Hawaii Island Hopping Tours: Visiting the U.S.S Missouri

For many travelers a Hawaiian vacation starts on Oahu, but it shouldn’t end there. Hawaii island hopping is not only a fun activity, it is essential if you want the most complete Hawaii vacation experience. Here are a few travel tips when visiting one of Hawaii’s outer islands.
Ready to take an Oahu tour? Choose the island you’re staying on: MauiKauaiBig Island

Hawaii’s Big Island: “The Land of Fire and Ice”

The Big Island of Hawaii is the most diverse of all the islands.  It’s home to Kilauea, the most active volcano on the planet and the peaks of Mauna Kea offer a rare opportunity to have a snowball fight in the tropics. Taking a volcano tour of Volcanoes National Park is the best way to experience the Big Island.

Things to see on the Big Island of Hawaii

Aerial View of Kilauea Lava Flow

Aerial View of Kilauea Lava Flow

Ready to see the Big Island? Choose which island you’re staying on: OahuMaui - Kauai

Maui – The Valley Isle

One visit to Maui is all it takes to see why they say “Maui is the Best” or “No Ka Oi” in Hawaiian. Of all the activities to do on Maui, taking a trip on the Road to Hana is an absolute must-do on your island hopping trip.

Things to see on Maui

On the Road to Hana

On the Road to Hana

Majestic waterfalls and black sand beaches seem to pop up around every one of the 600+ curves, and the tiny town of Hana offers a unique and rustic experience.
Ready to experience Maui? Choose which island you’re staying on: Oahu

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