Hawaii Travel Guide

Learn insider vacation travel tips, facts, and history about popular attractions in our free Hawaii Travel Guide. Learn about popular places to see on your Hawaii vacation, including Hawaii’s beaches, landmarks, retail shops and more.

Tour Stops


Ali’i Kula Lavender Farm
Ali'i Kula Lavender Farm is located on the slopes of Mt. Haleakala. Discover many varieties of lavender and enriching benefits and uses at AKL Farm on Maui.

Ali’iolani Hale
Ali'iolani Hale, the Hawaii State Supreme Court, is located in downtown Honolulu, and has been featured weekly in Hawaii 5-0.

Aloha Stadium Swap Meet
Shop for Hawaiian gifts and souvenirs at Hawaii's Aloha Stadium Swap Meet, where you'll find great prices on a near limitless selection of Hawaiian goods and more!

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Parks


Ahalanui Park
Ahalanui Park is a public park that contains a naturally heated swimming pool. Fed at one end by a volcanic hot spring and the other by the ocean, the pool water is heated to a comfortable 90 degrees fahrenheit. This is one of the Big Island's hidden gems that is worth a checking out.

Ala Moana Beach Park
Calm, clear waters await at Ala Moana Beach Park, one of Honolulus most prized beaches and the place to go when you need a break from the tropical city life.

Coconut Island
Coconut Island is Hilo Town's favorite recreation area in Hilo Bay. The island is connected to the Big Island by a walking bridge and is also a public park.

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Landmarks


Ali’iolani Hale
Ali'iolani Hale, the Hawaii State Supreme Court, is located in downtown Honolulu, and has been featured weekly in Hawaii 5-0.

Barack Obama Landmarks
The 44th President of the United States, Barack Obama was born and raised on the island of Oahu. President Barack Obama Landmarks include his childhood home, Punahou School, and the site of his first job at Baskin-Robbins.

Byodo-In Temple
One of Oahu's best kept secrets is the serene Byodo-In Temple. A must see Hawaii attraction, the temple has been used in LOST, Hawaii 5-0, Magnum PI, and many other notable films.

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Beaches


Ala Moana Beach Park
Calm, clear waters await at Ala Moana Beach Park, one of Honolulus most prized beaches and the place to go when you need a break from the tropical city life.

Banzai Pipeline
Surfers come each year to the North Shore of Oahu for the best waves at Banzai Pipeline. Of all Hawaii attractions, Pipeline may be the most impressive.

Bellows Beach Park
Bellows Beach Park is a relaxing beach perfect for enjoying the beautiful Hawaiian weather. The soft sand and calm waves make this beach ideal for sunbathing or letting your children swim. Popular with bodyboarders and surfers.

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Natural Wonders


Acid War Zone Trail
The Acid War Zone Trail got the name because of its appearence, it looks as if it was the site of an acid war. Its a short hike, and the experience is well worth it.

Banyan Drive
Historic Banyan Drive on the Big Island is located in Hilo Town, Hawaii. The street is lined with banyan trees planted by celebrities, including Babe Ruth and Franklin Roosevelt.

Chinaman’s Hat
Offshore island Chinaman's Hat off the Windward Coast of Oahu, near Kualoa Ranch is a legendary island also known as Mokoli'i Island.

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Museums


Bailey House Museum
The Bailey House Museum holds a wealth of Maui and Hawaiian Historical information.

Baldwin House Museum
The Baldwin House Museum is filled with historical artifacts, and original furniture from when the house was built in 1834.

Bishop Museum
Bishop Museum in Downtown Honolulu is Hawaiis largest museum. It is also home to the most extensive collection of Polynesian cultural artifacts in the world.

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Waterfalls


Akaka Falls
The spectacular Akaka Falls outside Hilo Town is short hike up to see this spectacular 422 foot waterfall.

Likeke Falls
Likeke Falls is located on a hiking trail which serves as a gateway to authentic, real Hawaii. This hidden Oahu waterfall is an easy hike through the rainforest of the Ko'olau Mountains.

Manoa Falls
Tucked into the leeward slopes of the Koolau Mountains is the majestic Manoa Falls.

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Pearl Harbor


Ford Island
Ford Island of Pearl Harbor is home to many museums and memorials honoring World War II, including the USS Missouri and the Pacific Aviation Museum.

Pacific Aviation Museum
One of many museums located near the Pearl Harbor Visitor Center, the Pacific Aviation Museum stands to honor World War II, along with the USS Arizona Memorial, located in Honolulu, Oahu.

Pearl Harbor Visitor Center
Standing in honor of World War II, the Pearl Harbor Visitor Center is filled with many memorials and museums honoring the tragic attacks.

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