**Updated : February 2023**
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During our visit to Hawaii, we spent 3 days exploring Hilo! Although we flew into Kona, from there we were able to take the free, 2 hour bus to Hilo to spend the next week exploring the best places to stay, local places to eat, and activities to do while on the Big Island of Hawai'i!
Where to Stay
Other stays on the Big Island that looked incredible :
Places to Eat
We've got to be 100% honest here - finding a good place to eat in Hilo was pretty difficult. We found that many places had either been permanently closed or had very random hours, with which we struggled to get to without a car to drive. We did however round up a few of our favorites during our stay there, and can't wait to add a few more food spots around the Big Island on our next visit!
Things to Do
If you haven't visited the Big Island yet (or never made your way to Hilo), then you're in luck because there are so many incredible activities and things to do near Hilo! Not only is it near Hawaii Volcanoes National Park, but in recent years Hilo has even become a popular cruise port!
Watch our Hilo Adventures here!
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We're Deborah & Tyler, a pretty average husband and wife duo from a pretty average state that didn't want to live so averagely. After our *Covid wedding we sold everything that didn't fit into the Jeep and moved to Alaska, then decided to take a gap year!
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