A volcanic chain of islands located in the Pacific Ocean about 2000 miles from the mainland, Hawail is a dream destination for good reason. The islands offer stunning natural beauty, a rich culture, endless activities, and a relaxed vibe for visitors to enjoy. Hawaii is a fantastic group, family and couple vacation destination and never disappoints.
Visitors have their choice of visiting one or multiple islands all with a different feel and scenery.
Here are our top reasons to visit Hawaii:
1) No Passport, visas or currency exchange needed:
Hawaii was named our 50th state in 1959 making travel, living and working in this tropical paradise just the same as any other state in the mainland or Alaska (except you have to fly over water to get there).
But Hawaii is not like any other state on the mainland, the state’s lush islands, blue water, mountains, scenery and genuine aloha spirit of the natives will instantly put you in vacation mode and make you feel like you are in a different world.
2) Beautiful Beaches:
Hawaii is home to some of the most beautiful beaches in the world. Whether you're looking for a secluded cove or a lively beach town, you're sure to find a sandy paradise that suits your taste.
3) Stunning Scenery:
Hawaii's natural beauty is breathtaking, with volcanic mountains, lush rainforests, and crystal-clear waters. You can explore the islands' natural wonders by hiking, biking, kayaking, or simply soaking up the sun and taking in the stunning views.
4) Unique Culture:
Hawaii has a rich cultural heritage that is celebrated through its music, dance, and art. From hula performances to lei-making classes and traditional luaus, you'll find plenty of opportunities to experience Hawaii's unique culture.
5) Outdoor Activities:
Hawaii is a haven for outdoor enthusiasts, with plenty of opportunities for surfing, snorkeling, scuba diving, and more. Whether you're exploring underwater caves or hiking to a hidden waterfall, you'll be surrounded by some of the most stunning scenery in the world.
6) Delicious Cuisine:
Hawaii's cuisine is a unique blend of traditional Hawaiian dishes and flavors from around the world. From Spam musubi to poke bowls and shave ice, you'll find a variety of delicious and unique dishes to try. Hawaii also has many tropical fresh fruit and don't forget the famous Kona Coffee.
7) Spa and Wellness:
Hawaii is also a popular destination for spa and wellness retreats, with a variety of top-notch spas and wellness centers. You can enjoy massages, yoga classes, and other wellness treatments that will leave you feeling refreshed and rejuvenated.
Hawaii has a rich history that is reflected in its landmarks and cultural sites. You can learn about the state's ancient history by visiting the Puuhonua O Honaunau National Historical Park or the Bishop Museum.
Also explore the heritage of the Hawaiian monarchy by touring the Iolani Palace which holds the designation of being the only Royal Palace in the USA and is a symbol of Hawaii's independence.
Hawaii is home to two active volcanoes, Mauna Loa and Kilauea. Visitors can hike to the summit of these volcanoes to see the lava flows and learn about their history.
10) Whale Watching:
Hawaii is one of the best whale-watching destinations in the world for humpback whales.
Hawaii’s whale-watching season runs from November to May, with peak months in January and February. Humpback whales are the primary species observed, with two-thirds of the North American population visiting Hawaii.
Best way to see the whales is with a licenced boat tour operator.
I hope this blog post has inspired you to plan your trip to Hawaii! Aloha and Mahalo.
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