Reasons to Visit Honolulu
Hawaii’s capital city plays host to more than five million visitors each year thanks to its pleasant weather, endless beaches, world-class shopping, gentle island vibe, and delicious local cuisine. With all it has going for it, instead of asking why visit Honolulu, the better question might be—why not?
When to Visit Honolulu
Peak times to visit Honolulu are the summer and winter months. For smaller crowds, plan your Honolulu travel for spring and fall. Many local festivals take place between September and December. For whale watching and surfing, plan to visit Honolulu in the winter, but know that accommodations will be pricier.
Average Weather in Honolulu
Honolulu temperatures hover between the high 60s and mid-80s Fahrenheit all year long. October through March are the rainiest months. December through March is considered high season as travelers from all over the world escape cold weather and surfers descend on the island to take advantage of the waves.
Where to Stay in Honolulu
What to Do in Honolulu
Oahu: Helicopter Tour
See the beautiful island of Oahu from above on a helicopter tour! As you soar through the sky, you'll get amazing views of Pearl Harbor, Waikiki Beach, Diamond Head, Punchbowl National Cemetery and Honolulu.
Where to Eat in Honolulu
Packing for Honolulu