Not surprisingly, the volcanoes are what bring people to Volcano year after year. The area is also known for its beautiful beaches as well as its cultural attractions, shops, and traditional Hawaiian restaurants. The majority of the restaurants and shops in Volcano can be found along Main Street, while Sixth Street is the place to go for amazing volcano views.
Be sure to make time for some of these other must-see attractions and destinations during your vacation in Volcano:
-Thomas A. Jaggar Museum: This geological and historic museum provides unique insight into the volcanic history of the town.
-Akatsuka Orchid Gardens: These beautiful Japanese gardens are a great place to spend a relaxing afternoon.
-Hawaii Volcanoes National Park: To see the famous volcanoes in town up close, visit this park that has guided tours and historical exhibits.
Watch movies from some of Hawaii's premier filmmakers at the Big Island Film Festival in May, watch the largest hula festival in the world every May, known as the Merry Monarch Festival, or listen to live performances of traditional Hawaiian music at the Puna Music Festival in April.
A vacation rental is the preferred option for those staying in Volcano. Book a luxury villa within walking distance of Volcano's shops and restaurants, or rent a lavish condo with volcano views from right out your bedroom window.
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