The lush green mountains of Hawaii

Hawaii

Hawaii

Have you been avoiding Hawaii because you disdain the tourist hype that often surrounds a packaged visit to The Islands? Well, it is entirely possible to visit the Land of Aloha to see what makes this place very special without feeling like a tourist. Read along and we'll give you a variety of options for activities from the Big Island to Kauai. You'll see the Aloha State up close and we guarantee you'll want to come back for more.

The lure of Hawaii is such that virtually everyone around the world yearns to visit at least once. First-time tourists should make the island of Oahu their primary destination. After a few days of sightseeing, playing and enjoying Oahu's natural beauty and unique charm, feel free to move on to another of Hawaii's magnificent isles. Here is GAYOT's selection of the best attractions to be found throughout Hawaii for your trip to the 50th state.