Waikiki By Day
Visitors to Oahu quickly become familiar with Waikiki. This is where the large majority of hotels are located on the island, and where most people who are visiting stay. With so many hotels, there is something that fits every budget, allowing for visitors to stay just a short walk from the beach.
During the day, Waikiki is a busy area, with thousands of visitors walking the streets, enjoying the endless shopping, dining at one of the many restaurants, and just taking in the area. The beach is one of the most visited in Hawaii, and beach goers head out early in the morning to enjoy the calm ocean, white sand, and get a good spot for a day of lounging.
One of the more common sites along Waikiki is tour buses arriving and departing for various activities that take place all over the island. Beginning early in the morning, before the sun even rises, tour are getting started, visiting historic sites like Pearl Harbor, and venturing around the island on sightseeing tours, or fun adventures that go to some of the most far off places on the island. Getting an early start is imperative, and will maximize the time spent having fun and seeing Oahu.
Some visitors love Waikiki Beach so much, that they choose to never leave the area, and that is perfectly fine. The beauty of Hawaii is so diverse, that even hanging around Waikiki shows off a little bit of everything. And one of the best parts about the ocean off Waikiki Beach is that the waves are very gentle, making them perfect for surf lessons, swimming, or just a place for a refreshing dip.
Make no mistake, Waikiki is a busy area, and is not the easiest place to get around. With so much foot traffic and the large number of cars and buses, traffic can be a bit backed up, but the main roads allow for easy access in and out, meaning there’s never too much traffic. The buildings along Kalakaua Ave. are beautiful, and show off the different styles of architecture that have aided in building the are into the tourist escape that it is today.
If you’re staying in Waikiki, you can almost guarantee that you’ll get to know the area quite well, and will come to love the most famous beach in Hawaii. With Diamond Head in constant view, the scenery is great, and even just heading out to enjoy the sunset is incredible. During your trip, you will surely love Waikiki by day!
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