Hawaii's largest island is big enough to fit the rest of the Hawaiian Islands inside of it - twice. And it's this abundance of land that creates the island's diverse beauty that varies with the changing terrain. Enhancing the diversity is the array of climates - the Big Island has the majority of all the climates in the world, bringing snowy volcanoes, lush valleys, sandy beaches, and a range of flora and fauna.
Whether you're looking for a day alongside a fresh valley river, or sunset atop a volcano, you can find it on the the Big Island, the youngest of the main Hawaiian Islands. To explore a sacred valley with a black sand beach, make the trek to Pololu Valley Lookout or Waipio Valley.
For some spectacular beach time to bask in the sun and sand at Hapuna Beach State Recreation Area. Here you'll be treated to a long crescent shaped beach blanketed in fine white sand. Another option just down the road is 69 Beach. This secluded white sand beach is a more peaceful option to Hapuna.
10 Best can also guide visitors about 13,000 feet up to the Mauna Kea Summit & Onizuka Visitor Center to gaze through telescopes across the island and end the day with the most amazing sunset you may ever see.
No matter what you're looking for - sand and surf, snow and sunsets, or flora and fauna - 10 Best will help you find it on the Big Island.