Pearl Harbor National Memorial is one of the most historically significant locations in the United States and receives more than 1.5 million visitors each year. There is no entry fee for the Pearl Harbor Visitor Center, and no ticket is required to see the museums, but a ticket is required for free entry into the USS Arizona Memorial.
The quaint little town of Haleiwa (pronounced: hah-ley-ee-vah) Hawaii lies smack in the middle of world-famous North Shore, Oahu. Many restaurants, surf shops, art galleries and souvenir shops cater to a steady stream of beach-goers.
Near ʻAlohilani Resort in the Queen Kapiʻolani Park, the Honolulu Zoo sits on 42-acres and features more than 1,200 animals in specially designed habitats. It’s one of the most popular, family-friendly Honolulu attractions.
Founded in 1904, the Waikiki Aquarium is built next to a living coral reef on the Waikiki shoreline. Located near ʻAlohilani resort, it’s home to almost 500 species of marine plants and animals.
The Foster Botanical Gardens, one of the five botanical gardens on Oahu, is located on the edge of downtown Honolulu and home to the country’s largest collection of tropical plants, including palms, heliconia and orchids.
This 4,000-acre private nature reserve is where Jurassic Park, Godzilla, Pearl Harbor and the site of more than 70 other movies filmed! The stunning destination offers adventure-driven excursions such as jungle expedition tours, ATV’s, horseback riding, guided tours and more and considered one of the most memorable things to do in Oahu.
Hawaiian Railway Society Train Rides
The only historic railroad on Oahu and the only operating railroad museum in the state, this venue allows guests to experience a preserved stretch of track west of old Ewa, while learning about the history of railroads in Hawaii.
Hawaii Children’s Discovery Center
Located near Kaka'ako Waterfront Park, the 38,000 square foot children’s museum is an interactive and participatory environment designed to inspire learning and discovery.
Sea Life Park Hawaii
Sea Life Park Hawaii is a marine mammal park, bird sanctuary and aquarium located in Waimānalo near Makapuʻu Point, north of Hanauma Bay. The park offers fun and educational animal experiences, shows and interactive programs, like swimming with dolphins.
Climb Works Keana Farms
Enjoy a three-hour guided zipline tour that includes Oahu’s longest ziplines, ranging from 500 feet to nearly half a mile long. Learn about Hawaii’s rich history and culture as you take in the ocean and mountain views of Oahu’s North Shore.