If you're a first time visitor to Waikiki, you might prefer a more touristy area, but if you're a solo traveler, a local neighborhood could be more interesting. Some areas have lots of things to do within walking distance, but it may be more expensive. To give you a starting point for your trip research, we looked at what people say about attractions near Waikiki.
Here are some of the most recommended attractions near Waikiki.
Here's what Trippy members had to say about attractions:
"If you're into hiking you can try the popular Diamond Head Summit Trail http://www." See More
"Waikiki Strip is only 40 minutes from the airport, great for shopping, grabbing some lunch and even catching a light wave or catamaran sail." See More
"This hotel sits right across the street from a great stretch of Waikīkī Beach as well as Kapiolani Park." See More
"I went on Maita'i Catamaran and thought it was a perfect boat ride." See More
"Try the Shoreline Hotel Waikiki (close to Royal Hawaiian Center for restaurants and shopping on Kalakaua Ave), Hotel Renew (just steps from Waikiki Beach), or Vive Hotel Waikiki." See More
"Royal Hawaiian Center offers free classes during the day and free Hawaiian entertainment at night." See More
"The Mai Tai Bar bar there is a great place for a before-dinner drink, too." See More
"2) Drive the 20miles from Pearl Harbor along HWY 99 or 803 to the North Shore and have lunch at Kua‘āina Sandwich (Kua-Aina Sandwich) and 3) Head back to Waikiki for a Mai Tai at Duke's Waikiki or Royal Hawaiian Hotel, Coconut Grove." See More
"Ala Moana Center is a three-storey open mall with endless shops, restaurants and food court." See More
"Nico's Pier 38 Local Fast Food Eat like the locals with these plate lunch specials: Rainbow Drive-In L&L St Louis Drive-In Inc Zippy's Liliha Bakery (this is more of a diner than fast food, but it is a local treat) Healthy Spots If you want something healthy, check out: Diamond Head Cove Health Bar cant miss the Acai Bowl, best on the island." See More
"Ala Moana Beach Park- great beach away from most tourists :) Makapu'u Point Lighthouse is really beautiful, a bit of a trek over there but worth it." See More
"But, honestly Waikīkī is so good and so friendly that sleeping in Kapiolani Regional Park (the largest and oldest public park in Hawaiʻi, located in Honolulu, Hawaiʻi on the east end of Waikīkī just beyond Kuhio Beach Park) with the homeless folks is cost free and great fun." See More
"The Pig and The Lady Livestock Tavern Agu Ramen Bistro Sweet Home Cafe BREW'd craft pub Also, on North Shore: North Shore Tacos (Have to get the fish tacos and Tres Leches Cake) and Best Poke on the Island (IMO): Kahuku Superette." See More
This page is just a starting point, to really get personalized advice from locals and experienced travelers, post a question on Trippy! You can start by browsing the questions other people have asked about Waikiki.
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