14 Photography Vacation Destination In Hawaii National Park

1. Sulphur Banks

Address: Sulphur Banks Trail, Volcano.

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Sulphur Banks Photo

This site is a bit of a paradox. You can smell the sulfur fumes in the air. You'd expect the rainfall in this area to be very acidic; you'll not be disappointed. The few measurements made indicate that from this perspective, it is a harsh environment. The paradox comes when you look at the plants. Species are abundant and many appear to be thriving, even some quite close to the sulfur vents.

2. Pu`u Loa Petroglyphs

Address: Chain of Craters Rd, Pāhoa.

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Pu`u Loa Petroglyphs Photo

This is a popular archaeological site in Hawaii.  Pu'u Loa is a volcanic pressure dome that was formed during the eruption of Kāne Nui O Hamo about 550 years ago.

3. Akatsuka Orchid Gardens

Address: 11-3051 Volcano Rd, Volcano.

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Akatsuka Orchid Gardens Photo

This is a beautiful tropical orchid garden with amazing collections of various species of orchids.

4. Volcano Garden Arts

Address: 19-3834 Old Volcano Rd, Volcano.

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Volcano Garden Arts Photo

This is a working Art Studio and Gallery is set on three lush acres in Volcano Village, a mile from Hawaii Volcanoes National Park.

5. Cooper Center

Address: 19-4030 Wright Rd, Volcano.

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Cooper Center Photo

This community center is located just outside of Hawaii Volcanoes National Park is the heartbeat of the Volcano Village Community.

6. Volcano Winery

Address: 35 Piimauna Dr, Volcano.

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Volcano Winery Photo

This is a vineyard with a variety of wines made from area-sourced ingredients, plus tastings & a gift store.

7. Keanakako'i Overlook

Address: Pāhoa.

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Keanakako'i Overlook Photo

You need to enjoy moderate hiking to reach this vantage point at the Keanakakoi Crater Overlook.

8. Nāhuku - Thurston Lava Tube

Address: Hawaii Volcanoes National Park.

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Nāhuku - Thurston Lava Tube Photo

This is a tropical forest area featuring a long, subterranean cave formed by ancient flowing lava.

9. Devastation Trail

Address: Crater Rim Drive, Volcano.

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Devastation Trail Photo

This is a popular hiking destination in Hawaii National Park with scenic views.

10. Keauhou Trail

Address: Chain of Craters Rd, Hawaii Volcanoes National Park.

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Keauhou Trail Photo

This is a paradise for hiking lovers in Hawaii with excellent photographic views.

11. Steam Vents

Address: 1 Crater Rim Drive, Pāhoa.

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Steam Vents Photo

This is a scenic spot in Hawaii where you can see the area between the caldera's edge and outer cliffs of Kīlauea Caldera is a treeless plain. The ground just a few feet down is so hot that tree roots can not survive. But shallow-rooted grasses and plants grow here.

12. Kilauea Iki Crater

Address: Pāhoa.

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Kilauea Iki Crater Photo

Kīlauea Iki is a pit crater that is next to the main summit caldera of Kīlauea on the island of Hawaiʻi in the Hawaiian Islands

13. Kīlauea Visitor Center

Address: 1 Crater Rim Drive, Volcano.

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Kīlauea Visitor Center Photo

This is a visitor center in Hawaii with exhibits covering the park's environment, history & culture.

14. Hawaiʻi Volcanoes National Park

Address: Hawaii Volcanoes National Park.

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Hawaiʻi Volcanoes National Park Photo

This National park was established in 1916 and located on Hawaii island. This park protects some of the most unique geological, biological, and cultural landscapes in the world.