Top 10 things to do in Hawaii...
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For family fun and non-stop action you need to check out the adventures that are waiting for you in Hawaii.
This is the place that has something for everyone to enjoy and new activities for the entire family to share.
Sure swimming and other water sports frequently top the list of exciting moments but there are other attractions in Hawaii.
If you don't swim there is still plenty of excitement and adventure waiting for you. You can take a day cruise around the islands, go shopping and enjoy world class dining at 5 star restaurants.
Here is a list of the top 10 things to do in Hawaii for you and your family.
1. Swim with the Dolphins
This is a great activity that everyone in the family will enjoy. Of course if you really want to keep your feet dry you can visit Oahu in May.
This is the time of the year that large groups of dolphins seem to hold a convention of their own. You can check out the action from the safety and dry floor of a boat.
Seeing these mammals forming spirals and wheels in the water is intriguing and beautiful, and even the top scientists are still not sure why this annual event takes place. A good guess is that the dolphins are holding their own type of family reunion in beautiful Hawaii.
Who can blame them?
This is a must-do in our "top 10 things to do in Hawaii" list.
2. Walk on some of the Best Hawaii Beaches
Let the other people stroll along the normal beaches while you take your group and head for a black sand beach instead.
Imagine the excitement for the kids when they first see the rare sparkling black shores of Punaluu Beach. Bring the camera and don't forget the batteries!
Hawaii is definitely one of the greatest place in the world for an amazing family beach vacation!
3. The Polynesian Luau
Okay, maybe poi and pork are not your favorite foods, but you have plenty of other selections waiting for you. Besides the food the dancing, music and native entertainment are great fun to watch.
If you are lucky you will be invited to participate in some of the dances.
4. Surfing Hawaiian Style
If you are planning to visit the Hawaiian Islands then you have to check out some of the top sites for surfing.
Even if you don't surf you can still enjoy watching the action as some of the best surfers in the world test their skills at Oahu's North Shore where some of the waves are 15 to 30 feet high.
5. Visit the only US Palace
Iolani Palace has the distinction of being the only royal residence ever built on US lands. The building is magnificent and it is definitely worth seeing while you are on vacation.
Your kids will enjoy hearing some of the stories about former Hawaiian kings and queens.
6. Feel the Heat at the Volcanoes
Visit the Volcanoes National Park on the main island and you can explore the mystery and wonder of these natural formations.
Want to see a volcano erupt? If you are lucky you can get a front row seat and actually witness the fiery hot lava make its way from the top of the volcano to the ocean below.
Definitely one of the top 10 things to do in Hawaii!
7. Hawaii Helicopter Tours
This might just be the best way to experience the panoramic beauty of Hawaii.
These are not just your normal flying tours. When you go for a helicopter ride here you don't just see the action from high up among the clouds.
The pilots will swoop down for close up views of the jungles, rainforests and volcanoes. Want to see what the inside of a volcano really looks like? This could be your chance. This got to be the most favorite top 10 things to do in Hawaii for kids!
8. The Pearl Harbor Memorial
After more than 60 years the memory of Pearl Harbor is still a major draw for tourists visiting Hawaii.
Many people come to pay their respect to those who lost their lives during the WWII attack.
The USS Arizona was left on the bottom of the harbor and can still be seen through a glass floor when you visit the site's museum and historic monument.
9. Rainforest Ramblings
Take a tour of the rainforests on foot or in a jeep and imagine that you have stepped back in time. Some of the tours will take you splashing through streams and the paths will seemingly disappear from view.
The guides will make sure that you don't get lost, and they can find their way without a GPS. Colorful birds, dazzling blossoms and tropical trees will keep you snapping pictures the entire day.
10. Snorkeling and Scuba Diving
Seeing the brilliant colors of the marine life that lives among the reefs and waters surrounding the Hawaiian Islands is a not to be missed opportunity.
You can pack your own gear for these activities or rent what you need when you arrive on the Big Island.
If you haven't learned how to play underwater then Molokini is one of the best places in the world for you to learn the ropes. Schools and private instructors all offer their services at very reasonable rates.
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