Which Hawaiian Island Should You Visit?

Which Hawaiian Island Should You Visit?I love Hawaii. If I could pick up all my friends and family and move, I would move to Hawaii in a heart beat. Until then, I just have to settle with amazingly beautiful vacations to the Hawaiian islands.

There are direct flights from the United States to Oahu, Maui, Kauai and the Big Island. You can also fly to Honolulu (Oahu) and take another flight to another Hawaiian island as well.

So, which island should you visit?


Kauai is the island that I love the most. It is a very relaxed island that is a great place to visit if you want a true relaxing vacation. There aren’t as many people on this island, but there are still a few resorts. I loved how secluded that the island felt and how I could escape the “life” when visiting here. There were no big buildings, everything seemed very natural.

There is delicious food, the beautiful Napali coast, canyons, waterfalls, and more for you to experience.┬áSome of the places that you must visit when traveling to Kauai include: Queen’s Bath, Waimea Canyon, Poipu Beach, and more.

The Big Island.

The Big Island is the island to visit if you want to see true Hawaii. There are volcanos, beautiful beaches, fun Hawaiian culture, and more.

Some of the places that you must visit when traveling to the Big Island include: Downtown Hilo, Waipio Valley, Ka Lae, and Hawaii Volcanoes National Park.


Oahu is the island that you want to visit if you still want some city life as well. There are still beautiful beaches and great food here, so it can be a great island to visit if you want a little bit of everything.

You can see the Pearl Harbor memorials, hike Diamond Head, and visit big museums on Oahu.


Maui is an outdoorsy person’s paradise, and the island has catered to tourists. You can ride your bike along the beautiful beaches, swim in the beautiful water, and more.

There are many wonderful resorts located on the island of Maui, and it is a big vacation destination among the Hawaiian islands. It is also said to be very romantic, so if you are planning your honeymoon then this may be the island for you and your loved one.

Some of the places that you must visit when traveling to Maui include: Makena Beach State Park, Haleakala National Park, and more.

What’s your favorite Hawaiian island?


Image via Flickr by jimwinstead


Which Hawaiian Island Should You Visit? — 3 Comments

  1. I’ve heard such great things about Kauai! We were hoping to make it to Hawaii this year, but it didn’t work out. Definitely one day, though!

  2. I think I’d most like to visit Kauai and the Big Island – Big Island to get a real feel for the Hawaiian culture then Kauai for the peace and chance to relax!

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