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Get Started Planning Your Hawaii Vacation

Friday, March 26th, 2010

Hawaii is by far one of the most popular tourist destinations around. If you’re dreaming of a Hawaii vacation or already starting to plan one you’ll need to do your research to find out all of the available options for fun in the sun. There are a variety of Hawaii vacations available to suit the needs of everyone’s style, budget and preferences, and length of stay in the beautiful island state. When going on a Hawaii vacation many tourists choose vacations focused on the beach. After all, Hawaii boasts its stunning, white-sand beaches. The island of Maui alone has 80 beautiful beaches along 120 miles of coastline while Oahu has 130 beaches. Whether you want to relax in the sand soaking up some sun, swim, or even go snorkeling, Hawaii offers many opportunities for underwater and above-water activities.

Snorkeling is one of the must-do activities on any Hawaii vacation. Hawaiian snorkeling is great for swimmers of any level and gives you a glorious fish’s-eye view of the numerous unique, colorful fish and exotic underwater sea life. Rental shops on the beaches have snorkeling equipment available for a small fee per day, while many resorts offer equipment free of charge.

There are a variety of other fun Hawaii vacation activities to choose from after you are done snorkeling. As you plan your days in paradise you will want to plan ahead and decide which sound most appealing to you. Other water activities include surfing, parasailing, and sailing. Many tourists surf for their very first time off the coast of one of Hawaii’s beaches. Skilled surfers often come back to Hawaii time after time to catch some of the world’s best waves and highest surfs.

For a taste of culture on your Hawaii vacation there are some marvelous places you won’t want to miss. Learn about Hawaii’s history at the Polynesian Culture Center or experience some American history at Pearl Harbor and the Arizona Memorial. You won’t want to miss a traditional Hawaiian luau complete with Hawaiian food, music, and dancing.