10 Popular Places to Visit While on Maui
Looking for fun ideas of things to do while you are vacationing on Maui? Check out our list of 10 locally loved and Maui vacation approved island hot spots!
1. Maui Farmers Market
Enjoy locally grown fruits, vegetables and fresh caught fish! Maui Farmers Market is a feast to the senses. Stroll along the various stands to view Fresh Tropical Flowers, and colorful fruits, vegetables and delectable eats such as; Maui Sweet Onions, Molokai Purple Potatoes, Kula Greens, Fresh Coconut and Pineapple, Freshly baked bagels, Assorted Cheeses, Fresh Made Juices, Fresh Caught Fish, 100& Pure Kona Coffee, Fresh guacamole, and more!
2. Lahaina Cannery Mall
Lahaina Cannery Mall is one of Maui’s prime shopping spots! Looking for a special gift? Whether you’re in search of jewelry, collectibles, clothing, accessories, you can find it here. Lahaina Cannery Mall also showcases specialty stores with unique items to take home with you! Take a break from shopping, and grab a bite to eat at the Cannery Mall’s International flavored Food Court, or just sit back and enjoy live Hula dancing, Hawaiian Artists and various Cultural Events.
3. Whalers Village
Whalers Village is a popular must-see and do spot for locals and tourists alike. Whalers Village is located on Ka’anapali Beach, and has over 90 Fine Shops and Eateries. Shop all day long and then enjoy a spectacular view of the sunset right from your dining table!
4. Pa’ia Town
Pa’ia is Maui’s Historic Plantation Town. This whimsical little town reflects it’s history as a sugar can plantation town with it’s original old style buildings still in place. This charming little beach town is home to plenty of restaurants, art galleries and surf shops to choose from.
5. Black Rock South Ka’anapali Beach
Black Rock is a large black lava rock that separates the two halves of Ka’anapali Beach. Black Rock is a fantastic and popular place for snorkeling, swimming and plenty of room for sunbathing upon golden sugary sands. This is also where Hawaiian spirits went to meet their ancestors!
6. Road to Hana
“Fulfillment lies in the journey, not the destination.” The Road to Hana is unquestionably the most famous and desired sightseeing adventure in all of Hawaii. The “crown jewel” of driving, this is truly a trip through wonderland! Drive on 60 miles of breathtakingly scenic highway, alongside one of the most enchanting rainforests of the world. Explore and enjoy hidden waterfalls, exotic lush greenery, hiking through bamboo forests, and secluded spots to stop and enjoy an afternoon picnic in a mystical Maui nature setting.
7. Maalaea Maui Ocean Center
Looking for something fun and educational? Maui Ocean Center is great for children and families, and every one in between! Maui Ocean Center is an aquarium and marine science center that exhibits natural coral reef habitats, sea turtles, sharks, humpback whales, and more! Maui Ocean Center is a great choice for those looking to have safe, hands-on fun, and also learn something along the way!
8. Shops at Wailea
Shops at Wailea is home to more than 70 premier boutique shops, restaurants and galleries. Enjoy the finer things in life at Shops at Wailea. Events and performers every Wednesday!
9. Maui Sugar Cane Train
A singing conductor takes you on a 6-mile tour of Maui’s sugar cane history. Great for young children and families!
10. Iao Valley
Iao Valley is a historic, naturally awe-inspiring landmark on Maui. Iao Valley is a 10 mile long scenic paradise, resting on 4,000 acres of beautiful, unspoiled maui plains. Iao is a popular spot for it’s phenomenal rainforest, and breathtaking views. Capture the idyllic beauty of Iao Valley, take a picture under a rainbow, and just breathe in the fresh Island air.