Most people that take a holiday in Hawaii date it as much as possible. There is something about Hawaii that makes people feel so content and positive. Every person likes to come home and have a little time to themselves after a hectic and testing year. And if you are planning on your Hawaii holiday sometime around August, then you should go for a vacation on the island of Oahu, especially if you have no idea wherein to start from.
You should Baldwin Island, Waikiki, Bellows Air Force Station, Pearl Harbor, and the San Diego, California-based East End Tour. Since all of these places are quite popular and prominent in the vacation brochures, you might find it wise to prepare a vacation plan that can encompass all of these. Start looking for the perfect destination, and when you come across one, just book it right away. Booking hotel rooms and plane tickets Weeks and months before the travel date is advisable, especially when traveling on a lease, as this makes things cheaper.
Airplane tickets and hotel reservations should be made in order to receive maximum relaxation and fun. These two places are in close proximity to one another and can be accessed using public transport. If you are on a tight budget, then you can opt for a hostel room, as they are generally much cheaper than the usual hotels, although it depends on the hostel’s facilities and services. Choose a place where you can have fun as soon as you arrive, and not later. This is important, as you will miss out on a lot of great experiences and sights if you have to rush to visit them.
Pearl Harbor and the downtown area is a must-visit, as it was remembered as a ‘beautiful city’ by the first European settlers, and even today it is on the top of the list of adventurous activities. Other memorable places include the Polynesian Cultural Center, Pearl Harbour Visitors Bureau, Downtown Heritage Square, and Second Street.
You must not forget to tour the Hawaii Mission, you will not regret it. This is a religious sanctuary in the middle of the city, dedicated to serving the needs of the poor. It has a museum as well, displaying compromising artifacts and memorabilia.
To top off your Hawaii tour, visit the Surfrider, a popular beach located just across the street, right above Storrow Drive. It is always windy here, and you can choose the most convenient place to throw a frisbee. The Surfrider is also home to the Pali Pali, a beachfront suburb.
You can choose to visit either transaction or a variety of shopping malls in Honolulu. The two main areas of interest are the Imperial Palace (the oldest state capitol in the USA), and Waikiki/ commissioned to house the Department of Hawaiian Affairs (DDA), which implements and maintains the islands’ laid-back and relaxed image. Both of these areas have beautiful Japanese flair and are less hurried than the usual Oahu vacation spots. If you can match their personality, you might consider one of the fine Hawaii vacation packages they offer.
Wailua Beach is on the south side of the island, near what used to be commercial fields, now home to very trendy condos and along with a lot of other Honolulu vacation rentals. The island’s most famous resident is tennis great Arthur instance, and although he never won a ranked match on the US Open tour, the tennis fans will certainly remember his serves. The resort’s celebrated golden sand beaches are ideal for families with small children, though advanced swimmers may experience danger in the surf.
The Waikiki beach is the most famous of all Hawaiian beaches, and for a simple reason. Visitors get a chance to experience this tropical paradise is only a week (during the week) when the weekly crowds are fewer than during the winter months (because of school holidays). The beach is one of the islands’ best-kept secrets and a favorite of honeymooners who have to get away for a long vacation after their wedding. You’ll find a multitude of shops and restaurants, always ready to take care of your every need, and traditional Hawaii enthusiasts who sometimes don’t want to leave the island. Many people’s trips to Hawaii are guided by a Honolulu tour company, as they know all the must-see spots.
Hanauma Bay is on a secluded bay that is a mixture of rice terraces, coconut palm trees, and pink sands. It’s a fast-food haven that’s much cheaper than typical touristy areas. The water in Hanauma Bay is believed to be anti-aging, which means it’s loaded with the good stuff grown mostly on the island during the past decade or so.