Hawaii is known for its powdery beaches and swaying palms, but the islands of this tropical archipelago have much more to offer. One of the best ways to experience Hawaii away from the crowds is on a fly-drive tour, giving you the flexibility and freedom to immerse yourself in the culture and history of the Aloha state at your own pace.
Hawaii travel guides
Whether you already have a good idea of what you want from your Hawaii vacation, or are looking for some inspiration, our travel guides are designed to help you decide on the shape of your trip. Put together by our Hawaii specialists, they offer recommendations for the best experiences to be had in Hawaii, as well as practical advice to help your trip run smoothly, from tips on self-driving to how long to make your stay. Read about scenic driving routes, including Maui’s Road to Hana, which hugs the coastline while offering a window into local culture. Explore ideas for a Hawaii honeymoon or family vacation, and work out which of the islands would best fit your interests.
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Ideas for how to explore Hawaii
Our travel guides share our specialists’ passion and knowledge for Hawaii. We travel here regularly to discover new experiences, explore untried areas and dig deeper into the better-known places and attractions. At the same time, we gather advice and up-to-date information on the best-quality guides, new hotels and restaurants, and the most memorable forms of transportation.
There’s more to Hawaii than just beaches, according to USA specialist Gillian. With six main islands to discover, you can spend your days exploring ever-changing volcanic landscapes, snorkeling with manta rays, taking a helicopter flight over cliffs, and soaking up the Polynesian culture.