Spring break is just around the corner, but you're stuck at home with kids. You probably took a whole week off of work, and now you have no where to go. But just because you can't get out of the house, it doesn't mean you can't take a vacation at home. We have found an awesome way to take you to Hawaii with your entire family without leaving home! Keep on reading and we'll show you how.
Let's start with decorations to bring a Hawaiian vibe to your home. With only a few hundred dollars or even less, you can decorate your home with everything Hawaiian, and bring Hawaii to your backyard or living room. You can also get Hawaiian table covers, coconut cups, some Hawaiian plates, and even beach sand to make it more real.
While you are at it, get Hawaiian shirts for everyone in the family to take memorable family pictures. Ten years from now, you will look at your pictures, and would laugh at the time you had a Hawaiian vacation while you were stuck at home!
Click here to go to our "Amazon Store" for all the cool items we've selected for you to get you started!
You should also prepare some Hawaiian food to get a taste of Hawaii. Here on Allrecipes.com, you can find 17 delicious Hawaiian dishes that are easy to prepare, and your kid will really enjoy eating.
Next, you'll need some cool Hawaiian music. In the Youtube video below, you can listen to 3 hours of non-stop Hawaiian music that will take you right to the Hawaiian Beaches. Or ask Alexa or Google to play you Hawaiian songs to set the mood.
Now that everything is ready for your vacation, we will actually take you on a tour of Hawaiian islands right from your couch! We have carefully selected popular locations for you to explore with your kids, but feel free to explore nearby locations if you want to explore the islands more on your own.
Located on the south shore of Honolulu, the world-famous neighborhood of Waikiki was once a playground for Hawaiian royalty, and with just one click, you can find yourself right on the beach looking around and walking the shore (virtually).
Founded in 1889 by Charles Reed Bishop, in honor of his wife Princess Bernice Pauahi Bishop, Bishop Museum houses the largest collection of Hawaiian and Pacific cultural artifacts and natural history specimens in the world. Click here to explore Bishop Museum Collections.
Diamond head park has excellent hiking trails on the inside of the extinct volcanic crater through World War 2 tunnels and fortifications, and emerge on the crater rim with amazing views of Waikiki. Click here to find yourself on the hiking trial and take a hike to see where you end up.
Encounter sea creatures on this Oahu snorkeling tour.
This is a great hike to take to see the shore of Oahu and catch some glimpses of Makapuu Lighthouse. When you land on the track, keep going East to go toward the lighthouse. Click here to land in a local coffee shop for a beautiful view.
Here you'll find a beautiful hike through a jungle to get to Manoa Falls. See if you can get the right path to the falls. Make it challenging for the kids to find the right way to the falls. Click here for a shorter walk.
At Magic Island, you can take a walk by the beach with the view of the city.
This is another beautiful beach to stroll on. You will get a beautiful view of the beach either way.
Go on a beautiful trail of Awa'awapuhi that weave through the vibrant gorge of Waimea Canyon.
Embark on a beautiful hike to Akaka and Kahuna Falls.
As for entertainment, we have found you some entertaining videos that you can stream on your TV through YouTube.
Here is a popular Hawaiian/Polynesian Dance performance at Kauai.
Here is another YouTube Video at the Old Lahaina Luau in Maui, Hawaii teaching you how to do the hula dance.
We hope that this vacation plan will bring you some joy in these difficult times. Remind yourselves that this shall pass and we will be able to enjoy nature personally very soon.