Hawaii is a perfect vacation destination, but Hawaii is not just one place. Hawaii is made up of many islands, however, when most people say they’re going to Hawaii, they are referring to one of four of the most popular islands. Oahu, Maui, Kauai, and Hawaii (aka. the Big Island) are known for diverse tropical beauty. Some vacationers will visit one, two, or even multiple islands on the same trip. Get Away Today would love to help you plan your perfect Hawaii vacation itinerary.
Aulani, A Disney Resort and Spa
Experience Aulani, Disney's first Hawaiian Resort! Aulani is perfectly situated along O'ahu's western shore and is truly enchanted with both Disney and Hawaiian magic throughout. A white sand beach with snorkeling, boogie boarding, and surfing, and themed pools with waterslides are just the beginning. Numerous discovery experiences ranging from "Adventures of the Land," to "Treasures of the Sea," to "Heart of Imagination" will keep your entire family entertained and enthralled for your entire vacation.
Oahu’s magnificent scenery, exhilarating activities, and rich history make it one of the world’s top vacation destinations, as well as the most popular Hawaiian Island for visitors. Several sites top the “must see” list during your vacation in paradise including: Waikiki Beach, the Polynesian Cultural Center, U.S.S. Arizona Memorial at Pearl Harbor, and Hanauma Bay.
Maui is the second most frequented of the Hawaiian Islands. Its perfect combination of beaches, fine dining, and crowd-free shopping bring visitors here year after year. Here are our top picks of what you must see and do during your Maui vacation: visit Ka’Anapali Beach, explore Black Rock Beach, and take a whale watching excursion (migration season is December through April).
Referred to as the Garden Isle, Kauai consists of lush tropical forests, gorgeous gardens, majestic waterfalls, and of course, amazing beaches. There are endless amounts of outdoor adventures and activities awaiting you on this tropical island paradise. Here are just a few of the top must-see sights and activities this abundant island has to offer: hiking, helicopter tours, Waimea Canyon, Kilauea Lighthouse, and the Fern Grotto.
Known as the largest island in the state, Hawaii’s Big Island is famous for its diverse climate, active volcanoes, and rich Hawaiian history. This is the only island where you can experience 11 different climate zones, black and green sand beaches, and walk in the footsteps of Hawaiian royalty. Here are just a few "must sees" when visiting Hawaii’s Big Island: Hawaii Volcanoes National Park, Mauna Kea, Waipio Valley and Puukohola Heiau.