Itinerary for your Hawaiian Getaway
Photo is at Lapahoehoe Harbor on Big Island
Hawaii is the perfect destination for people looking for a vacation that can incorporate a variety of different activities. With 1,200 miles of coastline, there are opportunities to find private beaches or hike 13.4 miles to the top of the highest mountain, Mauna Kea, a million year old dormant volcano. Looking to relax or find adventure, Hawaii can offer all of that and much more!
Below is a comprehensive list of kid-friendly activities on each island. We've asked a few travelers about highlights from their trips and below we listed some great activities, restaurants, and memorable experiences to complete your vacation planning to Hawaii.
All of these activities are great for kids. Some of the hikes can be done with older kids ages 8 +.
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Itinerary based on Island:
Hanakapiai Falls Hike - 8 mile out and back hike featuring a 300 foot waterfall
Poipu Beach - famous for spotting endangered Hawaiian monk seals
Kaui ATV tours - off-road tours through the Hawaiian jungle
Catamaran Tour - sail the deep blue sea and spot dolphins!
Beach House Restaurant - a fine dining restaurant, beautiful event & wedding venue
Ka’anapi beach - a large, white sand beach that never seems crowded
Royal Hawaiian Surf Academy - Take surfing lessons at Lahaina Beach
Road to Hana - 64.4 mile long road with amazing scenery. Narrow road with lots of twists and turns. Day long excursion, but a must-do activity.
Seven Sacred Pools Trail - 1.8 mile hike & a popular attraction in east Maui
Haleakala National Park - breathtaking place to venture out for sunrise, plus another National Park to cross off the bucket list.
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Manta Ray Night Snorkel - swim among the friendly Manta Rays
Hapuna beach - The largest white sand beach on Big Island with the most consistent swimming conditions
Volcano National Park - drive Chain of Craters road, which has breathtaking view at the end of a 19 mile trek.
Mauna Kea Tours - travel to the top of Hawaii’s tallest volcanic mountain
Kilauea Iki Trail Hike - great day hike, a 3.3 mile loop
Lava Lava Beach Club Restaurant - a restaurant with an amazing atmosphere. Eat right on the beach while enjoying fun drinks, live bands, and yard games.
Snorkeling with Captain Zodiac - Enjoy snorkeling Kealakekua Bay with the best snorkeling in town!
Pearl Harbor - World War II historical site
Waikiki Beach - known as a popular surf location, a wonderful beach along the city-scape
Waikiki Atlantis submarine - just under 2 hour tour where you learn about the coral and fish of Hawaii’s underwater world, while being 150 ft underwater
Zip-lining - so many locations to sign up and zip-line with the most incredible Hawaiian jungle views
Luau - a traditional Hawaiian party that you have to try at least once!
Koko Crater Tramway to Kokohead Lookout Trail - just over 1.5 miles with over 1000 steps up an old railway.
Stairway to Heaven hike - Go the back way as the stairs have been deemed unsafe & illegal to hike.
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