Hawaii is the destination that attracts millions of people worldwide every year. From the exotic palm fringed beaches to the majestic volcanoes, the name Hawaii itself summons up miraculous images of sun soaked volcanoes and sultry beaches.
Hawaii is one destination that attracts millions of people worldwide every year. From the exotic palm fringed beaches to the majestic volcanoes, the name Hawaii itself summons up miraculous images of sun soaked volcanoes and sultry beaches. It is one of the best honeymoon destinations as well as a wonderful family vacation spot.
It indeed is a leisure destination that brings a taste of native culture which sets it apart from the other tourist spots. Its balmy climate, warm breezes, sandy beaches and picturesquely scenic beauty makes Hawaii a paradise for people seeking vacations and it is immensely popular with honeymooners, surfers and sun worshipers in general.
Hawaii comprises of eight main islands; Hawaii, Kahoolawe, Maui, Lanai, Molokai, Oahu, Kauai, and Niihau – Hawaii’s most famous beach, Waikiki, is located on Oahu’s south shore. Part of the attractions of this island is the sun, sand and the surf. Apart from that, one major attraction of the island is the culture of its first people. Upon setting foot on the Hawaiian island, one is greeted with flower lei and a bright smiling Aloha.
Apart from these, what Hawaii has to offer in terms of its ancient tradition are Beach luaus, outrigger canoe races and hula dances. No trip to Hawaii would be complete without indulging in their traditional Hawaiian luaus which are family feasts offered by numerous hotels and resorts across the island. Some remarkable tourist spots that Hawaii endorses are the Haleakala National Park on Maui, the USS Arizona Memorial at Pearl Harbor and Iolani Palace, the former residence of the island’s last monarchs.
If you are in Oahu on a family trip with your kids, tourist locations not to be missed out on are the Waikiki Aquarium and the Honolulu zoo. Sea Life Park is also a not-to-be-missed location where, in addition to seeing spectacular displays of sharks and reef fish, kids get an opportunity to swim with the dolphins. Similarly, Dole Plantation is a half hour drive from Waikiki where kids can learn about pineapple growing and can also take a stroll through the Pineapple Garden Maze.
Located in the Pacific Ocean and the only American state below the Tropic of Cancer, the Hawaiian Islands are paradise on earth. The beaches are alive from morning until late at night. Romantic strolls along the beaches are a must. So next time you are planning a vacation with a loved one or your family, keep this mesmerizing place in mind and have the time of your life.