Waimea Canyon
Kokee Road, Waimea, Kauai, Hawaii

Waimea Canyon has been referred to as the “Grand Canyon of the Pacific” because of its vastness (it’s the largest canyon in the Pacific) and its brilliant cliff faces with brightly colored layers of red, orange, and brown rock. Waimea, although smaller in size than its American Southwest counterpart, is more verdant, with patches of lush greenery among the rust-colored crags. The massive canyon is a mile wide, ten miles long and over 3,500-feet deep, and is protected by the Koke'e State Park. If you plan to drive out, make sure to start with a full tank as there are no gas stations near the area. Hiking maps are available at the nearby Kokee Museum.

Kauai, Hawaii Tourist Attractions
Anini Beach County Park
Captain Cook's Monument
Fern Grotto
Grove Farm Homestead Museum
Hanalei Beach
Hanalei Pier
Hanalei Valley Lookout
Hanapepe Valley Lookout
Kalalau Lookout
Kalapaki Beach
Kauai Aadheenam Hindu Monastery
Kauai Coffee Co
Kauai Museum
Kauai Plantation Railway
Kauai Soto Zen Temple Zenshuji
Kauai Tubing Adventure
Ke'e Beach
Kilauea Lighthouse
Kilohana Plantation
Kokee Natural History Museum
Limahuli Garden
Mahaulepu Beach
Maniniholo Dry Cave
Menehune Ditch
Menehune Fishpond Overlook
Moir Gardens
Na Aina Kai Gardens
Na'Pali Coast
National Tropical Botanical Garden
Opaeka'a Falls
Poipu Beach Park
Polihale State Park
Princeville Botanical Gardens
Raiders of the Lost Ark Opening Scene
Red Dirt Waterfall
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Russian Fort Elizabeth
Salt Pond
Secret Beach
Secret Falls
Spouting Horn
St. Raphael's Church
Swinging Bridge
The Green Room
The Hanalei Bridge
The Queen's Bath
Tunnels Beach
Wai'oli Mission House
Waikanaloa Wet Cave
Wailua Falls
Wailua River Overlook
Waimea Canyon
Waioli Huiia Church
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