Maui Vacation Guide: Top 10 Places to Visit
Planning to go to the sunny island of Maui? Here are some of the most popular and interesting spots that you should not miss during your stay.
- The Haleakala Crater at the Haleakala National Park
This attraction alone is enough to make your entire trip worth it! There’s nothing like the drive up to Haleakala National Park to witness the beauty of the Haleakala Crater and its natural trails and lagoons from 10,000 feet above sea level. This place is so eerie yet so beautiful,you’ll want to keep snapping away so make sure you pack extra memory cards for your camera.
- Ka’anapali Beach
Once named America’s Best Beach, Ka’anapali Beach boasts 3miles of white sand and clear waters. One of its biggest daily attractions is a cliff diver leaping off Black Rock, a promontory in the northernmost end of the beach. Sometimes the path to the top of Black Rock is lined with torches, making for a dramatic pathway.
- The Pipiwai Trail
The Pipiwai Trail can also be found within the Haleakala National Park and it is a must-try trail for scenic hikes, waterfalls tours and horseback riding.
- Ocean Vodka Organic Farm and Distillery
People visit not just for the drinks. They also learn about the company’s social and environmentally sustainable practices, from harvesting organic sugar cane to using full-size solar panels around the premises.
- Napili Beach
Napili is another crowd-pleaser and it can be found along Maui’s western coastline. This is a well-loved snorkeling destination so make sure to bring your gear!
- Kapalua Coastal Trail
The 2-mile hike along the colorful western coast of Maui rewards trekkers with unparalleled oceanside views, lush greenery, tide pools, and lava rock formations.
- Maui Resorts Surf & SUP by Kevin Sullivan
Looking for a fun introductory course to the addicting world of riding waves? Maui Surfer Girls provides complete instructional courses with assistance from certified surf instructors. And no, this school is not just for surfer girls!
- Aloha Kayaks Maui
Looking to paddle alongside the majestic North Pacific humpback whales during their calving season? Get in touch with Aloha Kayaks Maui to make this once-in-a-lifetime experience happen.
- Banyan Tree Park
What is the true beauty of a single tree? Spend a relaxing afternoon contemplating this peaceful thought in the Banyan Tree Park.
- Front Street
To truly experience Lahaina, you must spend an afternoon strolling along Front Street to take in all the wonderful displays of organic food, artisanal items, fashionable clothes, and many other unexpected treats.