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Why is Oahu the most popular island to visit? Because it has it all! This is the home of world-famous Waikiki Beach as well as famed big-surf North Shore beaches, plus drive-up hikes, thrilling outdoor adventures, and exceptional shopping and dining. Make the most of your Oahu island adventure by exploring our travel tips below.

BEST OF THE ISLANDS
Mark Twain once called Hawaii the “loveliest fleet of islands that lies anchored in any ocean.” Each of Hawaii’s islands is unique, with something special and wonderful to discover. CLICK HERE to read about the very best Oahu has to offer.

PERFECT DRIVES
Sit back, roll down the car window and cruise through some of Oahu’s most scenic landscapes with our recommended Perfect Drives. This is the way to travel, whether you’re winding along the big-surf beaches of the North Shore or up the lush Tantalus hillside in Honolulu. CLICK HERE for details on Oahu’s Perfect Drives.

PERFECT WALKS
Get up close and personal with island sights and island history on a self-paced walking tour. Ease on down the road with Oahu strolls the whole family can do, from the colorful streets of Waikiki to the storied shops and buildings of Honolulu’s downtown and Chinatown. CLICK HERE for our list of Oahu’s Perfect Walks.

PERFECT ITINERARIES
Wondering what to do besides bake on the beach? Our Perfect Itineraries pages outline nearly every type of activity on Oahu, from surf lessons to skydiving, hiking, museums, hidden gardens and, of course, incredible shopping. A great overview to help you craft the perfect vacation itinerary! CLICK HERE for Perfect Itineraries ideas for Oahu.

TRANSPORTATION
Getting to and around Hawaii is easy! CLICK HERE to learn about the many transportation options on each island and between the islands, plus find helpful links to all of Hawaii’s commercial airports.