Big Island vacation

Things to do around Hilo if Hawaii Volcanoes National Park is closed?

There has been a lot of fear and speculation among travelers scheduled to go to the Big Island of Hawaii since Kilauea Volcano started erupting. Our clients are concerned about the safety of going to the Big Island altogether based on what they see in the media.  The media makes it seem like 1/2 of [...]

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Good Eats in the Big Island

Last month, Mr and Mrs My Vacation Lady spent 6 nights in the Big Island of Hawaii and we checked out a lot of new restaurants that we hadn't eaten at before.  Our goal was to try more local food- not the typical places that tourists go.  So again, we asked our friends and hotel [...]

2017 best US beaches

Dr. Beach has published his list of the 10 best US beaches to kick off the start of the summer of 2017. Here is his list:   Siesta Beach, Siesta Key, FL Kapalua Bay Beach , Maui, Hawaii Ocracoke Lifeguarded Beach, Outer Banks of North Carolina Grayton Beach State Park, Florida panhandle Coopers Beach, Southampton, New York Coast Guard Beach, Cape Cod, Massachusetts Caladesi [...]

For Free (or almost) on the Big Island of Hawaii

With more and more of our clients coming to us for a repeat visit to Hawaii, My Vacation Lady is seeing a surge in the interest in the Big Island.   The Big Island is really just "Hawaii" but since so many people got confused, it's commonly known as the Big Island.  And big it [...]

What is there to do in the Big Island of Hawaii?

If you saw our last blog post about top honeymoon destinations for 2016 for My Vacation Lady, you would have seen that many of our honeymooners choose Hawaii fro their dream honeymoons.  We are planning to head back to Hawaii this fall and we need to get back to the Big Island.  We haven't been [...]

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Spending a full day in Volcanoes National Park in the Big Island

So often, My Vacation Lady's clients will spend a few days in the Big Island of Hawaii on the Kona Kohala side and want to visit the Volcano from there.  Is it doable?  Certainly but if you really want to experience the park and do some hiking and exploring, a better suggestion would be to [...]

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