From the iconic volcanoes found on the Big Island to the numerous historical sites on Oahu, there are tons of places to see when planning a trip to Hawaii, and below you can find resources on exactly how to plan your trip. Whether for a romantic vacation with your spouse, a group trip with friends, or a grand adventure with your family, Hawaii offers a variety of sites and activities suitable for any traveler.

For instance, The Pearl Harbor and the USS Arizona Memorial are must-see places for anyone interested in World War II history. Oahu’s North Shore is where you can discover regional culture at the Polynesian Cultural Center. And Waikiki, once home to Hawaiian royalty, has beautiful beaches and a nice shopping district. If you book a stay at the Hilton Hawaiian Village Waikiki Beach Resort, don’t forget to try the “biggest pancakes in Hawaii” at the resort’s restaurant. Kona is home to historic villages and The Kona Brewing Company. Book a tour or stop by for live music on Sunday nights. And of cource, Maui is home to the dormant Mt. Haleakala, offering a spectacular view from all angles. On the western side of the island you’ll find Ka’anapali Beach.

Cynthia Lopez