Watch the sunrise above clouds
Reaching 10,000 feet into the stratosphere, the dormant Haleakala Volcano is the center of the national park that bears its name and is the ultimate place to watch the sun rise up through a halo of clouds (Haleakala means “House of the Sun” in Hawaiian). Pack a jacket—it’s cold up here! Here are the 11 things you need to know before booking a Hawaiian vacation.
Bike down a volcano
Sign up for a bike ride for an adrenaline-filled addition to your Maui vacation. You’ll cruise 37 miles down Haleakala’s steep slopes and take in all the volcanic rock formations and deep green vegetation in the crisp cool air.