Tropical destinations serve as a dream vacation for many. Often times trips are booked to the South Pacific and the Caribbean. But what about those who wish for a tropical paradise closer to home? Though technically the Hawaiian islands are far removed from other civilizations, they are still a part of the United States, meaning that a passport to visit is unnecessary. In fact, the Hawaiian island chain is very easy to reach with flights in and out daily.
But when should you fly to Hawaii? What part of the year offers the best flight rates? What islands can be flown directly into? What about connection flights within the islands? In order to help with the planning process, we’ve answered all these questions and more, below.