Honolulu is the capitol and the largest city in Hawaii. It is a popular spot for people around the world to come and vacation due to its tropical climate and beautiful beaches. In addition to being in an excellent location and climate Honolulu is also a bustling city with amazing sites to see and things to do. Below is a list of the top five destinations to make sure you see when you vacation in Honolulu.
Waikiki Beach is a world renowned beach which is known for its surfing. Even if you aren’t a surfer there are instructors who you can pay to give you a surfing lesson on the beach. There are also swimming sections on the beach for those who do not want to surf.
Pearl Harbor Memorial
The Pearl Harbor Memorial commemorates all those who fought and died in the Pearl Harbor attacks during WWII. The Pearl Harbor Memorial is also a museum with lots of interesting historical exhibitions about the attack.
Go to A Luau
A luau is a traditional Hawaiian dinner event that you do not want to miss while visiting the island. There are multiple luau events held in Honolulu making it very easy to fit into your schedule.
Honolulu Museum of Art
The Honolulu Museum of Art is a great place to take a break from Hawaii’s tropical sun. The museum features many galleries with paintings from around the world. Visiting the museum is a great family activity.
Manoa Falls is a water fall just outside of the city. The impressive waterfall is over 100 ft long and is nested inside the tropical Hawaiian forest. The hike is only 1 ½ miles making it doable for unexperienced hikers as well as hiking veterans.