Hawaii is the name of our 50th state, but it’s also the name of the largest of the 137 islands that comprise the state of Hawaii. This is why the island of Hawaii is frequently referred to as the Big Island. Calling it the Big Island is certainly a great way to simplify conversations.
In addition to being the largest of all the Hawaiian Islands, the Big Island has the most volcanic activity. So if, like me, you are fascinated by Volcanoes, the Big Island, comprised of 5 volcanoes, has lots to offer in that regard. The island of Hawaii also boasts the tallest mountain in the world and the most active volcano on earth.
With all this it’s no surprise that the island of Hawaii has a diverse range of activities to keep travelers fascinated and entertained. From the huge waves, fern forests, and lava plains, to fascinating customs, and legends there is a great deal to discover on the island of Hawaii.
These are our 10 top things to do while visiting this beautiful Polynesian island.
Horseback Riding Tours
Explore the coastline or venture to hidden trails on an exploratory horseback tour. Most companies offer private as well as group tours. Some countless ranches and stables accommodate tourists. Paniolo Adventures is one of the largest, with an 11,000-acre cattle ranch located in Waimea.