The Top 3 Attractions at Pearl Harbor Hawaii (Part 2)
Welcome to part two of the top Oahu Pearl Harbor attractions guide! In the first segment three amazing Hawaiian attractions were covered: The Pearl Harbor Arizona Memorial, The USS Oklahoma Memorial, as well as the legendary Pearl Harbor Visitor Center. In this segment, three more fantastic tourist attractions hosted by Discover Hawaii Tours will be detailed. If visiting Pearl Harbor is on your to do list, then you won’t want to skip over these fabulous tourist locations! Let’s get started:
The USS Missouri- The USS Missouri, also known as “Mighty Mo” is one of the most well-known battleships in United States history. Constructed in 1944, this incredible warship fought in the World War II battles of Iwo Jima and Okinawa. It also served during The Korean War through the years of 1950 to 1953. It was decommissioned for a time, but was later reinstated from 1984 to 1992 to aid in attacks during Operation Desert Storm. Truly, few battleships hold the significance that this one does. Tourists paying a visit to this respectable memorial will stroll along its majestic deck, and even explore its ancient hulls.
The USS Bowfin- Also well known as the “Pearl Harbor Avenger”, this legendary American submarine played a pivotal role in World War II. During its nine war patrols, this incredible vessel sank 44 enemy ships, and struck fear into the hearts of her opponents. Guests paying a visit to this docked American submarine will be led along by an expert guide to walk across its glorious deck, and even dive into its intricate hulls. This is simply an experience you won’t want to miss out on!
The Pacific Aviation Museum- If the aviation of World War II strikes your interest, then look no further. The war scarred historic hangers of the Pacific Aviation Museum bring visitors along the adventure of a lifetime as they explore an incredible roster of decommissioned authentic wartime aircraft. The museum focusses specifically on the Pearl Harbor attacks, and provides a detail recounting of Oahu’s historical involvement in the war. This site is designed with all age groups in mind, and is sure to thrill.If you thought these were a lot to take in so far, then wait until you see what is in store for you in segment three of this incredible guide! Don’t forget to check out DiscoverHawaiiTours.com for more tours, tips, and Hawaiian information. Mahalo, and thanks for reading!
Written By: Leo Malagon