Must see to the North:
Akaka Falls, 2 miles from the INN.
Zipline- located near Honomu
Umauma Falls and Botanical World Adventures
Papa aloa Country Store and Café
Lapahoehoe Point and Park, amazing close up ocean views
Honokaa town, shops, eateries, museum
Waipio Lookout for hiking, horseback riding or photo opportunities.
Kalopa Recreation Area for Hiking and communing with nature
Waimea, a vibrant village amongst rolling hills with commanding views of Mauna Kea, markets and eateries, galleries and museums.
Kohala Mountain Road up and over to Hawi at the far North end.
A beautiful drive with views on a clear day which go on forever including Maui…Around Mile Marker 14 you will begin to see our neighbor island.
Enjoy the small artist community of Hawi
Must see to the South of us:
Hawaii Tropical Botanical Gardens on a 4 mile Scenic Drive
Hilo Town with Shopping, Restaurants, Museums
Rainbow Falls – In Hilo
Farmers Market-In Hilo but others in communities surrounding Hamakua Coast
Fabulous beaches along Hilo Bay-Kalanianaole Ave Liluiokalani Park
Big Island Candies
Mauna Loa Macadamia Nut Plantation
Pahoa, Issac Hale Beach Park(watch for the turtles in the surf)
Kapoho Hot Ponds/Tide pools
There is so much to see and do that it is impossible to list it all. A great guide to the Big Island is Hawaii, The Big Island Revealed, the ultimate guidebook.