Big on many people’s bucket lists is to take a trip outside the continental U.S. The good news is, there are opportunities to do that without having to take your passport along, and one of the most popular overseas U.S. destinations is Hawaii. In 2017, the 50th state had a record 9.3 million visitors. The vast majority of those visitors go to the island of Oahu, which is by far the most populated of the Hawaiian islands and also is home to the state’s largest city, Honolulu. There are plenty of things for vacationers to do on Oahu or any of the state’s other islands.
Many tourists to Hawaii like to go on a sightseeing adventure, and there are plenty of sites to see on the islands. There are a number of national parks, as well as beaches. For those who are a little more adventurous, there are helicopter tours in Oahu and on other islands. Helicopter tours in Oahu, and other Hawaii helicopter tours allow you to see the islands in all their glory from the air, which can give you a chance to take in all the beauty of the landscape and scenery. Another way to see the sites is on a boat tour, where you have a chance of encountering marine life such as whales.
Many of the 220,000 visitors who come to Hawaii every day are there simply for some tropical relaxation, and few places are better for that than Hawaii. The state has hundreds of beachfront hotels and resorts, many of them offering spas and other leisure activities such as golf. If you want night life, there is plenty of that, too.
If you came to Hawaii to be active, there are a number of things you can do. In addition to golf, you can go surfing or do a number of other waters ports such as wind sailing or riding a boogie board. If staying on land is more your thing, there are numerous walking paths and hiking trails, as well as activities such as horse riding.
You can’t go wrong with a Hawaiian vacation, because there are so many things to do that appeal to so many different tastes. Whether you prefer lying on the beach or being active in the water or on land, you will definitely find something to enjoy.