Oahu is a rich and rewarding destination with turquoise waters, the pristine beaches, and the razor-edged mountains. Oahu is the sun and fun capital of the Hawaiian islands with an array of sea, land and sporting activities from which to choose. Visitors will enjoy hiking through rainforests, biking along mountain ranges and swimming in the azure blue waters of the Pacific.
Oahu’s combination of a thriving cosmopolitan city, exciting resorts, beautiful natural places and quaint towns and neighborhoods, offer tremendous diversity that the visitor and residents alike can enjoy. Things to do on Oahu are as varied as the island itself from cosmopolitan Honolulu to the pristine shores of the North Shore. Honolulu showcases the best museums and arts & culture exhibits in the State, yet within minutes some of the best hiking trails and outdoor activities are available. Waikiki’s history, culture, nightlife and beach activities are just some of the many exciting experiences available. Oahu’s famous North Shore, Windward coast and Leeward coast are also filled with activities that take advantage of the natural paradise that is truly Oahu.
Explore the natural side of Oahu. For the outdoor enthusiast, Oahu offers hiking to surfing to snorkeling and diving to paddling to biking. Discover the rich plant life of the island. The animal lover will find Oahu to be teeming with life from marine sanctuaries to dolphin programs to bird watching hikes. For those who want to enjoy Oahu’s tropical paradise with little exertion, Oahu provides options from helicopter and seaplane tours to cruises and sightseeing tours.
Walk in the footstep of history and delve in Hawaii’s rich culture. Oahu has Hawaii's largest collection of museums. Be intrigued and fascinated by the voyaging Polynesians that first made Hawaii home, by the missionaries that influenced the islands, by the reign of the Hawaiian monarchy, by the Asian immigrant that came to work on the plantations, by Pearl Harbor’s involvement with World War II, and by Hawaii’s entrance into Statehood. There are historic monuments such as the Arizona Memorial at Pearl Harbor and historic Hawaiian sites such as 'Iolani palace, America's only Royal.
With a bustling city and resort, Oahu offers, those who want activity when the sun sets, a myriad of nightlife. From luau and Polynesian shows to cool clubbing and martini bar hopping to theater performances and comedy acts to romantic dining and the sounds of the ocean breeze and ukuleles, Oahu is a night lover’s paradise.
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