Facts About Oahu
Oahu is the third largest island in Hawaii and one of the greatest vacation destinations for you and your family. The Island of Oahu offers so much to do for everyone considering visiting this island paradise.
Family Fun And More
Time with you family can seem so short, so it is important to make the most of every moment. You can plan a fantastic family vacation to Oahu, Hawaii. When you check out the Oahu Visitors Bureau you will see that the possibilities are endless to entertain and enjoy your family. A few things that Oahu tourism has to offer are:
- Hang Ten Surfing
Take a family surfing lesson with a professional and watch your child smile as they are able to get up on a board in the whirling surf.
- Atlantis Submarines
Under the sea adventures and exploration abound with a tour under the surf. You and your family will see the creatures of the sea in their own habitat.
- TwoGood Kayaks
Rent some kayaks and paddle to the Mokulua Islands or explore the area and see if you can find some sea turtles.
- Hawaiian Waters Adventure Park
Take the day and splash in the water. Take a ride on the "Flyin' Hawaiian or enjoy the water cannons at Keiki Cove, the interactive water playground.
Oahu has sandy white beaches, history, fun and more that you and your family can enjoy. Make sure you plan on some down time so you can relax and take in the Eastern and Western cultures that make this place a true paradise.
Welcome to "the gathering place", Oahu, Hawaii. One of the most visited islands in the Hawaiian archipelago, on the Oahu map you can see that it lays between the islands of Kauai and Molokai. It is home to some of the most famous places, such as:
- Waikiki Beach
- Pearl Harbor
- Diamond Head
- Hanauma Bay
- Kaneohe Bay
- Kailua Bay
- North Shore
Each of these areas is unique in its own, but one common thread is that they all have breathtaking views and each can be the setting of a memory that you will never forget.
The Oahu weather is one of many reasons to enjoy what the island has to offer. You will find that the temperatures range from 74-88 degrees and the humidity is moderate during the day. Even on the warmest of days the trade winds blow and keeps everyone feeling comfortable, so all different types of activities can be enjoyed.
If you are looking for something on the land side of things then how about:
- Diamond Head
Plan a hike with your family to this National Landmark and one of Oahu's most popular hiking destinations. This fairly easy hike can be enjoyed by all of those who like a little adventure. Make sure you bring a flashlight so you can discover the underground caves. Bring some water and wear good footwear so you can enjoy this 760 foot extinct volcano tuff cone.
- Dole Plantation
More than 1/3 of commercial pineapples are grown in Hawaii. Your family can explore the pineapple gardens and maze. Enjoy a delicious pineapple ice cream as you enjoy the breathtaking views. Take the train ride and learn some fascinating and educational stories about this historical and agricultural business.
This hub brought to you....
by Julie-Ann Amos, professional writer, and owner of international writing agency www.ExquisiteWriting.com
Why not create your own HubPages? It's fun and you can make revenue from Adsense and other revenue streams on your pages. JOIN HUBPAGES NOW - SIMPLY CLICK HERE...
This work is licenced under the Creative Commons Attribution-Non-Commercial-No Derivative Works 3.0 Unported License. To view a copy of this licence, visit http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-nd/3.0/ or send a letter to CreativeCommons, 171 Second Street, Suite 300, San Francisco, California94105, USA.
Other relevant HubPages
- Top 10 Beaches on Kauai, Hawaii
Some of the world's most beautiful beaches are located on Kauai, the Garden Isle of Hawaii. This Top Ten List includes Hanalei Bay, Poipu, Anini, and Waimea.
- Seashells of Hawaii: Cone Shells can be Deadly
Seashells of Hawaii can be beautiful. Most are harmless, but the cone shell which comes in many varieties is not harmless. Cone shells can be very dangerous to your health -- even fatal. Get to know some of the shapes and colors of cone shells.
- Big Centipedes in Hawaii. Paradise, Anyone?
Centipedes almost an inch wide and eleven or twelve inches long? Commonplace in Hawaii. It's very diffiult to kill them because they have a strong skeletal frame and an even stronger will.
- How to Live in Hawaii on a Budget
Living in Hawaii isn't exactly cheap. Everything from rent to groceries to gas can be very expensive. But life in a tropical paradise isn't impossible! Following these budget tips and guidelines will give you a head start to living in Hawaii with les
More by this Author
Let's face facts: as women, our hair is our most important feature. It defines us – everything from our personalities to our personal sense of style can be seen in our hair. Because our hair is our top priority,...
The ancient Forest of Dean has literally been around for thousands of years. It is known that people exploited the oak trees in the area as long ago as 2000 years. Since then, the forest has been subject to a number of...
Jamie Oliver – also known as the ‘Naked Chef’, Jamie Oliver is a very popular television celebrity known for cooking and absolutely nothing with being nude. He didn’t even agree with the title of...
No comments yet.