Oahu Family Vacations

oahu family vacationsOahu is the Hawaiian island that is home to Honolulu. It is nicknamed “the gathering place” because of all of the activities offered that attract visitors from around the world. Oahu features several different atmospheres, depending on which side of the island you’re on, including the Windward Coast, the North Shore, Waikiki and Historic Honolulu. With so much to see and do here, why not take an Oahu family vacation?

Oahu family vacations are filled with activity, culture, fine dining, shopping and night life. Depending on which side of the island you choose, there is a mix of things to do.

The Windward Coast features some of the best beaches in the U.S. Here you can spend your Oahu family vacation surfing, kayaking, horseback riding, hiking, playing golf, discovering native flora, or just relaxing. Imagine lying on a perfect sandy white beach staring out into the crystal blue waters…

In North Shore, you can visit the Banzai Pipeline, Waimea Bay, and Sunset Beach. They are some of the world’s most famous beaches, and feature epic waves in the winter and the Vans Triple Crown of Surfing competition. North shore features rustic surf towns, wide open spaces and a laid back feel of the charming country.

oahu family vacationsWaikiki is considered the Rodeo Drive of the tropics. It features live Hawaiian entertainment, fine food from the Pacific Rim, ocean-front dining, surfing lessons, luaus, and the infamous Waikiki sandy beach. There is also a historical and cultural atmosphere on the island. Oahu family vacations spent here will be unforgettable.

Honolulu features a unique blend of museums, art galleries and eclectic dining. It is home to the financial district and Chinatown. There are several historic landmarks spread throughout the town, all within walking distance. You can also check out Cuban cafes and Eurasian-styled restaurants.

In the middle of these wondrous areas lies Central Oahu, which features some of the island’s best attractions. It’s a rural area and consists of Pearl Harbor’s historic battleships and memorials; Dole Plantation, where you can walk through one of the world’s largest mazes and enjoy the sights and smells of the pineapple fields; Aloha Stadium, the largest flea market in the state of Hawaii; and Ko olina, a 43-acre resort and marina featuring golf courses and seven lagoons. This is one of the best spots for Oahu family vacations.

There is plenty to do and see on your Oahu family vacation, so no one will be bored.