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Aloha! Welcome to "The Best of Hawaii," a GAYOT travel guide featuring everything you need to know for an unforgettable vacation. With its tropical climate, pristine beaches, towering volcanoes, regional cuisine, celebratory luaus, Kona coffee and honorary lei greetings, Hawaii has more than enough to woo its visitors, and GAYOT is your go-to place to learn about it all.

The Best of Hawaii

Take in the sights during a walk along the shores of Waikiki Beach in Oahu, Hawaii

Oahu for the Solo Traveler
Need some alone time? A getaway to Oahu may be just the thing for you. Take in the sights of this beautiful island on a solo trip and discover the amazing attractions that await.

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The dining room at The Pig and The Lady in Honolulu, Hawaii

Hawaii Restaurants
GAYOT has scoured the Hawaiian Islands to bring you a selection of the state's best restaurants. From the Vietnamese-style street food of Oahu's The Pig and The Lady to the regional cuisine of Monkeypod Kitchen in Maui, you'll find plenty of great options for eating out.

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An entree from Duane's Ono-Char Burger in Kauai, one of GAYOT's Top 10 Burgers in Hawaii

Top 10 Burgers in Hawaii
You'll never look at fast food the same once you've tried GAYOT's Top 10 Burgers in Hawaii. Indulge in burgers crafted from locally grown beef with added flavors of teriyaki and more.

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A guest room at The Fairmont Kea Lani, Maui in Wailea, Hawaii

Hawaii Hotel Reviews
Make your Aloha State getaway a success with unforgettable island-style accommodations. Whether you choose an elegant room at the Four Seasons Resort Maui at Wailea or a serene stay at the Mauna Lani Bay Hotel & Bungalows, GAYOT's reviews have all the details on hotel amenities, dining options and more.

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Four Seasons Resort Lana'i is one of GAYOT's Top 10 Hotels in Hawaii

Top 10 Hotels in Hawaii
Get the most out of your island getaway with GAYOT's Top 10 Hotels in Hawaii. Our favorite accommodations offer comfy rooms, great amenities and incredible ocean views.

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Makena Beach on Maui, one of GAYOT's Top 10 Hawaii Beaches

Top 10 Beaches in Hawaii
Nothing completes a Hawaii vacation more than playing out in the sun on one of the island's many beaches. Whether you plan to surf, swim, snorkel, or kayak, you'll find the best places on GAYOT's Top 10 Beaches in Hawaii.

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The Palmer Course at Turtle Bay Resort on Oahu, one of GAYOT's Top 10 Golf Courses in Hawaii

Top 10 Golf Courses in Hawaii
With its calm breezes, varied terrain and some of the most celebrated courses in the world, Hawaii is a golfer's paradise. Here are the 10 best places to elevate your game.

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Just one of the many scenic views of Honolulu, Hawaii

Hawaii 101
Starting on Oahu and ending on the Big Island, GAYOT's five-day island-hopping itinerary features some of the best beaches, restaurants and tourist attractions. By the end of the trip, you'll feel like an old pro.

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Stay at the Hilton Hawaiian Village Waikiki Beach Resort during your trip

Hawaii Family Vacation Trip
While Hawaii makes for a romantic honeymoon getaway, it's also a great vacation spot for families. Enjoy kayaking with the kids, visiting fun museums and sharing meals at some of the islands' best restaurants.

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Take in the beautiful shores of Kauai, Hawaii

Kauai Travel Guide
Discover the best attractions, hotels and restaurants of Kauai, dubbed "The Garden Isle" for its exuberant collection of flora.

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Calling all oenophiles! GAYOT has picked the Top 10 Wine Routes in the World that offer beautiful views, miles of vineyards and, of course, good wine.
Park City is popular as a winter getaway, but it also makes for a fun summer destination. Here's a list of the Top 10 Things to Do in Park City in Summer that will keep you entertained.