Category Archives: Plan Your Trip

9 Epic Places to Go Kayaking in Hawaii (+ Top Tours!)

Kayaking in Hawaii

For an unforgettable experience during your trip to Hawaii, you should certainly consider going kayaking. These are the best places to go kayaking in Hawaii (including some amazing tour options)! Whether you’re experienced or a novice, there are plenty of options for you, and even more, opportunities to rent equipment and learn. With its beautiful […]

14 Best Oahu Waterfalls You Shouldn’t Miss (+ How to Reach Them)

Manoa Falls

Are you looking to go on a hunt for the prettiest Oahu waterfalls? This guide details the best waterfalls in Oahu (and how to get to each of them)! As one of the largest islands in Hawaii and the overall United States, Oahu has tons to offer anyone who visits. From gorgeous landscapes to crystal-clear […]

Big Island Scuba Diving Guide: Best Places, Tours, & Courses

Diving with manta rays. on the Big Island of Hawaiʻi

This guide showcases the best Big Island scuba diving locations, courses, tours, and more! It will cover great places for scuba diving near Kona, Hilo, and more! During the fall, winter, and early spring, both inexperienced and experienced scuba divers will have the chance to see some of Hawaiʻi’s best creatures under the surface, including […]

Hiking the Manoa Falls Trail in 2023: Tips + Practical Info

Hiking the Manoa Falls Trail

One of the best hikes in Honolulu and a short distance from Waikiki is the Mānoa Falls Trail. This guide details everything you need to know before enjoying the hike to Mānoa Falls! If we missed anything or you have additional questions about the Manoa Falls Trail, please let us know in the comments or […]

36 Best Things to Do in Honolulu (for First-Time Visitors!)

Best things to do in Honolulu

Honolulu is the largest city in Hawaii and undoubtedly the one with the most going on. These are the best things to do in Honolulu for first-time visitors – including cultural sights and more! Any tips or recommendations for what to do in Honolulu? Let us know the Honolulu attractions we missed in the comments! […]

20 Breathtaking Kauai Beaches You Can Visit (+ Travel Tips)

Ke'e Beach

Known as Hawaii’s Garden Island, Kauai is famous for its lush greenery, tropical rainforests, tall mountains, and beautiful beaches. This post shows off the best Kauai beaches (covering various parts of the island)! There are places in Kauai that you can only access via the sea or air, which promise to provide some of the […]

6 Amazing Places to Watch the Sunset in Waikiki (+ Nearby)

Tantalus Lookout at sunset

Hawaii is renowned for having some of the world’s best sunsets and Waikiki is no exception! This is a quick guide on where to watch the sunset in Waikiki (and nearby), including a variety of options for different travelers. Please note that these places are either in Waikiki or somewhere nearby and within a short […]

How to See Sea Turtles in Maui (+ Best Places to Find Them!)

Green sea turtles on Maui

What better way to spend your vacation in Hawaii than checking out the beautiful sea turtles in Maui? You can see green sea turtles at any time of the year in Maui, which is sure to make your vacation all the more special. They’ll be on the beach sunning themselves or swimming around the waters […]

How to Visit Gorgeous Akaka Falls State Park (+ Map)

Akaka Falls State Park

There are so many astoundingly beautiful places to visit on the Big Island. This is a quick guide to Akaka Falls State Park, home of one of the most famous waterfalls on the island. Please drop your tips, comments, and questions in the comments section below. Thanks! About Akaka Falls State Park Akaka Falls State […]