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What To Pack for Hawaii: 5 Essentials for The Perfect Vacation

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If you are looking for a quick getaway to a tropical destination, Hawaii is perhaps one of the best places you can visit. With its endless white sandy beaches, lofty mountains, diverse culture, and thrilling nightlife, Hawaii is a vacation spot unlike any other.

Made up of eight major islands, Hawaii offers a treasure trove of tourist attractions along with some of the most stunning vistas you will ever see. Some parts of the islands are incredibly beautiful and completely untouched, which means you can easily find secluded spots that allow you to soak in the beauty in complete solitude. The islands are also dotted with numerous hiking trails that don’t just make for a thrilling adventure but also offer panoramic views of the mountains and the ocean.

If you are planning a Hawaii excursion, it is important that you come prepared with the right essentials. And while it may be tempting to grab everything in sight and stuff it into your suitcase, these are a few things you should definitely not forget:

  • Sunscreen

    Sunscreen is a must when in Hawaii. Make sure you carry a reef-safe sunscreen that offers broad-spectrum protection. While SPF 30 is generally recommended, SPF 50 will offer much better protection. Apply your sunscreen before you go out and make sure you reapply every two hours.

  • Sunglasses

    Whether you go on a bus tour or lounge on the beach, using UV-protective sunglasses will protect your eyes against the harmful UVB and UVA radiations of the sun. Moreover, they look great and can effortlessly elevate your vacation fashion.

  • Light and comfortable clothing

    Hawaii is warm all year round, so it might be a good idea to pack clothing items that keep you cool and comfortable. Since you will be spending most of your time out in the sun, whether on the beach, on a hike, or sightseeing, shorts, skirts, t-shirts, and breezy dresses are your best friends. If you want to embrace the vibrant color of the islands, you can also buy an Aloha shirt when you get here.

  • Comfortable shoes

    When you are traveling, it is best to carry shoes that allow you to comfortably walk around and explore the place. So, carry flats, sneakers, and outdoor shoes (if you plan on hiking). You can carry one pair of dressier shoes, such as heels, if you have any formal dinners on your itinerary.

  • Swimwear

    Since you will be on an island, swimwear is absolutely essential. And we don’t need to tell you why.

To get the most out of your Hawaii vacation, make sure you book a North Shore Beach Bus guided tour of O’ahu. O’ahu is the most popular of all the islands and offers something for everyone. In one day, you can visit some of the most iconic tourist attractions and sites on the island, which include Diamond Head Coast, Halona Blowhole, Banzai Pipeline Beach, Waimea Bay, and more. Save yourself the hassle of renting a car and enjoy the beautiful island and its many sights from the comfort of a minibus or van. Along the way, our professional guide will keep you informed and entertained with fun, interesting details about the island. Get in touch with us to know more about our beach bus trips near you

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