25+ Essential Things To Do In Hilo Hawaii - Grand Naniloa
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Feb. 2020



Feb. 2020





Hawaii's Hidden Gem

A Destination Filled With Outdoor Adventure

Active volcanoes, picturesque waterfalls, hiking, and the most authentic Hawaiian experience on the big island, Hilo Hawaii is the fastest growing adventure destination offering authentic experiences that Costa Rica and other outdoor travel destinations cannot match!

View Our Adventure Guide Itinerary by Whitney James

Start Planning Your Trip

A Picturesque Tropical Adventure Getaway

1. Find Your Flight 

Flights into Hilo Airport range from $400 to $750 from the western United States and Canada. Google Flights is an easy tool to find great flights and deals as you begin planning your adventure escape to Hilo, Hawaii.

2. Build Your Adventure 

Hilo is a hidden gem on Hawaii's big island. Unknown to most, Hilo is quickly becoming one of the top adventure destinations- known for thrilling experiences and a taste of authentic Hawaiian culture.

3. Book Your Room 

Grand Naniloa offers an authentic one-of-a-kind experience in Hilo. Book an ocean view room or suite overlooking Hilo Bay and get ready for the best adventure Hawaii has to offer.



Uncover the charm of Hilo’s historic storefronts, artist galleries, museums and cultural sites facing Hilo Bay. Within minutes of downtown, you’ll be transported to gorgeous waterfalls nestled in rainforests and dramatic lava coastlines.

Imiloa Astronomy Center

40,000 square feet of planetarium and exhibition space with more than 100 displays presented in both English and Hawaiian.

Manta Ray Diving

Encountering the mysterious manta ray is an experience of a lifetime. See these beauties at night, by boat tour, just north of Kailua-Kona.

Lava Ocean Tour

Panoramic views of Hawaii Volcanoes, dramatic volcanic activity, lush tropical rainforests, waterfalls and exotic black sand beaches.

Hilo Attractions

  • The Lyman Museum and Mission House
  • Coconut Island
  • Waipi'o Valley
  • Farmers Market
  • Mauna Kea Science
  • Imiloa Astronomy Center
  • Pacific Tsunami Museum
  • Park Liluokalani

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