Haleakalā National Park, located on the island of Maui in the state of Hawaii is a scenic park known as the “house of the sun”. Visitors wake up early and drive to the Haleakalā Visitor Center, which is known to be the best spot to witness the most incredible sunrise on earth.
Sunrises and sunsets are two of many reasons which attract tourists to pay a visit to the park. Spanned across over 30,000 acres of land, the park consists of stunning landscapes consisting of Mars like red deserts, rock gardens, lush waterfalls and streams. The park is rife with numerous hiking trails which offer seclusion and scenic panoramas.
There are endangered species residing in the park than any other park in the National Park Service, such as the Hawaiian goose.
The top 5 best rated things to do in Haleakalā National Park include:
1. Day Hiking
2. Overnight Wilderness Hiking
4. Sky Watching