The Top 5 Kid-Friendly Hikes in Oahu, Hawai’i

Top of Makapu'u Lighthouse Trail

On a beautiful day such as today, where the sky is bright and sunny, full of life and not too hot, I would grab my girls and go on a beautiful hike. Now hiking with little ones is not easy so sometimes choosing a hike that is good for the kids can be a little challenging. If you are visiting Hawaii you will come to find that Hawaii is filled with all sorts of hikes for any hiking experience level. For this reason I have decided to make it a little easier for you by creating this list of my top five favorite kid friendly hikes in Oahu. You will come to find that there is a little bit of everything in this list. From ocean views on top of volcanic craters to waterfalls in the rain forest and even mountain top scenes. You are destined to have a very amazing experience when venturing of to any of these hikes.

Hiking Alum Hollow Trail in Huntsville, Alabama

waterfall at alum hollow trail at green mountain nature preserve

After having lived in Huntsville for almost 10 years, I never knew of any flowing waterfalls. Monte Sano had one small one that looked alright after heavy rain but nothing free flowing all year round. I made it a mission this summer to seek out a waterfall. I just knew that with all of the mountains, rivers, creeks, and streams, there had to be something, even if it was a small waterfall. Off I went with my family to Alum Hollow Trail to seek out what I found to be a small Nature Preserve with a not so well known waterfall hike.

How To Plan Your Next Kids Hiking Trip

Hiking can be so fun especially when you are with those you love most. However, there can be many things that can turn a fun hike into frustration when hiking with kids. You might have picked a hike that you thought your family may be able to do but quickly had to cut it short. […]

DeSoto Falls Trail, Cleveland, Georgia

DeSoto Falls

During our recent trip to the North Georgia mountains we were able to do a few hikes. We hiked to some gorgeous waterfalls in the area. One of those waterfalls was DeSoto Falls located in Cleveland, Georgia. Not to far from Vogel State Park where we were camping at. It was a very fun yet […]

Cummins Falls, Cookeville, Tennessee

Cummins Falls Tennessee

Our Father’s Day Adventure Hike To Cummins Falls Father’s Day weekend. The weekend that everyone wants to go out with their families and have a good time. This is the weekend that my husband and I decided to go to Cummin’s Falls and hike the beautiful trail. The falls were breathtaking but there’s so much […]

Must Haves When Hiking With Kids

Hiking Cummins Falls

Hiking can be so fun especially when going with your little ones. Getting ready for a family outing can be not as much fun though. I always find myself struggling on my packing list (cause we all know with kids its more of a packing list than grabbing your bag and walking out the door). […]

Hiking The Makapu’u Point Lighthouse Trail

Makapu'u Lighthouse Trail

If you are looking for an easy hike to do with your children that has absolutely gorgeous views all around then this is the hike for you. It is a paved hike, with a lighthouse, and several resting spots. There’s four different paths but the paved one is very stroller friendly and perfect for taking […]

Hiking Diamond Head, Honolulu, Hawaii

diamon head crater from the beach waikiki honolulu hawaii

​One of the easiest and most beautiful hikes that my family and I enjoyed doing was Diamond Head. This beautiful scenic path in the heart of Honolulu has views overlooking the entire south and southeast side of the island of Oahu. The views were breathtaking and definitely worth the hike up to the top of […]

Guide to Lanikai Pillbox Hike, Oahu, Hawaii

The small town of Lanikai in Oahu, Hawaii is probably by far my favorite place on the entire island. However, if you are looking for the best views of Lanikai I would highly recommend hiking up to the Lanikai Pillboxes up on the mountains. It is definitely worth the hike. Kailua is home to the […]