A little bit of planning and research can mean the difference between an average vacation and an outstanding one! Wander wisely in Hilo by familiarizing yourself with some basic facts about it before you pack your bags.
Hilo lies in Hawaii. Also, Kailua-Kona, a notable location, is 50 miles (80 kilometers) away.
This area of Hawaii Island boasts a population of roughly 43,000 people.
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Get your Hilo trip off to the best start possible by reserving your lodgings through Travelocity. You'll find no less than 13 properties to choose from, all within a reasonable commute of the downtown area.
Luggage all packed? Awesome — board the flight to Hilo International Airport (ITO). Once you hit the runway, you'll be only 3 miles (5 kilometers) from central Hilo.
While the popular tourist areas in Hilo can be fun to see, why not head out for the day and explore some cool new sights with a rental car via Travelocity?
Picking up a rental right at Hilo International Airport means you'll be out of the cabin and into the driver's seat in minutes. Dollar Rent A Car and Avis are both not far away.
To be found 2 miles (3 kilometers) from the center of town at 875 Kanoelehua Ave is Enterprise. Make your way there and they'll get you cruising around in no time!
Travelers ought to take a look at Imiloa Astronomy Center and the Pacific Tsunami Museum. Need more things to do in this happening city? The Lyman Museum and the Panaewa Rainforest Zoo will keep you occupied.
Sometimes soothing, sometimes powerful — few sights are as magnificent as a waterfall. Find yourself a good vantage point and watch Rainbow Falls plunge, splash and surge over the cliff face. Seeking some more ideas? If you're sick of restaurant dining, pick up some takeaway and enjoy a hearty lunch in the open air at Liliuokalani Park and Gardens. And that's not all. Enjoy high-class sports and leisure facilities along with superb service at Naniloa Country Club. This private club should be top of your list for some premium time out.
So you're in a brand new place — what's next? How about you chill out and see what brand new experiences and unforgettable adventures blow your way? After all, isn't that what travel's about?
You'll be spoiled for choice in Hilo. If you need some help deciding on one thing, here are some of our favorites:
Hilo has loads of things to do, but if you're wanting to explore further afoot, you're in luck! You've got famed attractions right around the corner! 55 miles (89 kilometers) away is Kealakekua Bay State Historical Park. Many people use this nearby destination as a base to access the world-famous attraction, the Pu'uhonua o Honaunau National Historical Park.
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Need insider tips on must-see attractions in Hilo? Check out our Hilo travel guide!
An outdoor pool, free self parking, and concierge services are featured at this bed & breakfast. WiFi in public areas is free. A terrace, a garden, and a library are also on offer.
This hotel features a golf course, a nightclub, and a restaurant. Traveling on business? Take advantage of the business center, free WiFi in public areas, and valet parking. Make the most of the outdoor pool and 24-hour fitness center, and relax with drinks at one of the 2 bars/lounges.
This hotel features free WiFi in public areas, laundry facilities, and free self parking. Enjoy the free continental breakfast each morning. A garden, a picnic area, and luggage storage are also on offer.
This hotel features a restaurant, an outdoor pool, and a bar/lounge. Enjoy the fitness center and perks like free self parking and free WiFi. A coffee shop, a terrace, and a garden are also on offer.
An outdoor pool, free self parking, and laundry facilities are featured at this hotel. WiFi in public areas is free. A terrace, express check-in, and express check-out are also on offer.
This hotel features a restaurant, an outdoor pool, and a bar/lounge. Business travelers can take advantage of the free WiFi in public areas. A garden, a picnic area, and a computer station are also on offer.
This vacation home doesn't skimp on freebies - guests receive free WiFi and free self parking. Business travelers can take advantage of the express check-in. A terrace, a garden, and a lobby fireplace are also on offer.
This vacation home doesn't skimp on freebies - guests receive free WiFi and free self parking. A garden, express check-in, and express check-out are also on offer.
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