Hilo Vacations & Travel Packages!
Hilo is a town on the Big Island and county seat and largest city in Hawaii County, Hawai’i. The region around it offers a stunning backdrop comprising of picturesque waterfalls, intriguing rainforests and colorful gardens located along the volcanic Kohala Coast. Hilo is also the gateway to the eastern half of the island and the Hawaii Volcanoes National Park. Your Hilo vacations would be an instant hit because of the city’s superb museums, art galleries and several traditional attractions. The crowning glory here is a world-class scientific center called Imiloa Astronomy Center. This architectural marvel is beautifully crafted below three titanium cones signifying three mountains on Hawaii Island. For a city that has so much to offer, our Hilo travel packages make themselves an obvious choice to make your vacations cheaper, affordable and hassle-free.
The peak season to travel to Hilo is the winter season from December to March. It is reasonably warm and sunny at 78-80 deg F, and this also corresponds to the least rainy season of the year. You can use this time of the year to enjoy ASP World Tour, Christmas and New Year Celebrations here.
Places of Interest in Hilo
Lili?uokalani Park and Gardens
Hilo’s Lili?uokalani Park and Gardens primarily consist of many early 20th century Edo-Japanese gardens that are believed to be the largest of their kind outside Japan. These famous gardens are set across a picture-perfect landscape of koi ponds, statues, pagodas and a Japanese teahouse. You should also take out time to appreciate their surreal beauty of an adjacent island called Moku Ola, which once was home to an ancient temple dedicated to healing.
Hawai?i Volcanoes National Park
Established more than 100 years ago, the Hawai?i Volcanoes National Park in Hawaii consists of two active volcanoes, called K?lauea and Mauna Loa. It is home to an extensive range of native flora and fauna amidst a stunning volcanic backdrop. The star highlights here are the numerous sets of footprints of some inhabitants who were caught in an eruption of a volcano in 1790.
Imiloa Astronomy Center of Hawai‘i
Imiloa is a Hawaiian term that implies ‘exploring new knowledge.’ True to this deliberation, the Imiloa Astronomy Center of Hawai‘i is an astronomy and culture education center in Hilo that offers several exhibits and an integrated approach to the local culture, history and astronomy. It has a 120-seat planetarium that delivers an alpha-grade visitor experience through its full dome video projection system.