Still, like any other popular destination on the planet, there are places in Hawaii that are more well-worn than others. To put it bluntly, Hawaii is home to tourist traps just like anywhere else. And while these tourist traps may have their benefits, when you’re in a place like Hawaii, you really want to have the unvarnished and authentic experience.
On the list below, we’re going to share 10 tourist traps in Hawaii that you might wish to avoid. And to make your life as easy as possible, we’re going to be giving you 10 places to go instead. All told, this should help anyone to have the best Hawaiian vacation possible. Let’s take a look…
1. Resort Restaurants
If you’re vacationing in Hawaii, then you’re probably going to be at a resort and tempted to eat at their restaurants…
2. INSTEAD: Local Restaurants
Eat at the resort sparingly! Instead venture out into town and sample the local flavors being whipped up by real Hawaiian locals.
3. The Dole Whip
No doubt, the Dole Whip is big business in Hawaii – however there are other treats you should check out.
4. INSTEAD: Shave Ice
Instead of heading out and getting in line for a Dole Whip somewhere, why not try some Shave Ice? It’s much more refreshing, anyway!
5. Surf Lessons
If you’ve always wanted to surf, give it a shot. Just remember that you won’t be able to really learn how in a week…