Hawaii's most-visited island, Oahu offers something for every traveler, from beaches and hiking to shopping, dining, and history and culture. 

Waikiki Beach is a must-visit for swimming, taking a surf lesson,  sunbathing, sunset watching, or strolling the boardwalk. It's easy to access and backed by many resorts for food and drink.

Nearby, Hanauma Bay is a renowned snorkeling destination on Oahu. The aqua waters and plethora of marine life will wow you! Reserve your spots for Hanauma Bay in advance to avoid missing out!

En route to Oahu's North Shore, stop at the hugely popular Dole Plantation. Wander the colorful garden, ride the little train, and taste  a Dole Whip!

Oahu's north shore is known for its giant waves in the winter, when you should go to watch the experts in action. In the summer, beaches here usually have calmer waters for swimming and snorkeling.

While you will find lots of great dining in Honolulu, the restaurants at the resorts in Ko Olina, on the island's west side, are worth the drive. Ko Olina also has  lagoons for family-friendly beach days.

History buffs will want to allow for time to visit Pearl Harbor. Take the boat ride to the beautiful Arizona Memorial, which appears to float on the ocean. Reserve ahead!

Oahu is famous for its hikes. A popular rainforest hike near Honolulu is the trail to Manoa Falls. It's family-friendly and the waterfall is a wonderful payoff!

SWIPE UP for many more exciting things to do in Oahu, Hawii!