Papaikou Vacations

Visit the attractions in Papaikou, which is 40 miles (64 kilometers) to the northeast of Hawaii. If you are coming from the Hilo International Airport in Hawaii, Papaikou lies 7 miles (11 kilometers) to the west.

Many of Hawaii’s key attractions are within easy reach of Papaikou, so it is a great place to base yourself while you are in town. The Hawaii Tropical Botanical Garden and the Pacific Tsunami Museum are two of the popular places to visit. And don’t miss the East Hawaii Cultural Center and the Naniloa Country Club.

To better understand Hawaii, visit one of its museums and theaters. Explore, admire and be thoroughly entertained in the variety of museums including Lyman Museum in Hilo.

Looking for things to amuse the kids? Everyone will be thoroughly entertained at the various child-friendly destinations in the area. If you’re into creatures make sure you put the Panaewa Rainforest Zoo in Hilo on your trip list.

Get your body moving out-of-doors at the many beautiful destinations nearby. Relax and enjoy the fresh air. Have a break in one of the local parks and gardens, which include the Liliuokalani Park and Gardens in Hilo.

For a real taste of this fascinating part of the world, consider making a reservation at one of the area’s hotel or serviced apartment options. For a good night’s sleep check out the Hilo Seaside Hotel, the Castle Hilo Hawaiian Hotel, and the Hilo Naniloa Hotel.

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