My Favorite topic. Hawaii. Seriously, anyone who know me thinks I have a problem. My husband and I went to the Big Island and it was AMAZING. We stayed in Kona, which we loved. It was a little town that you could walk
around easily, with a lot of really cool little shops. We met a couple who stayed in Hilo, the other airport town on the island, and they wished they had stayed in Kona. Apparantly it wasn't as nice, and rained a lot more. We went in March and the weather was fine. It rained in the morning for a half hour to an hour and then it was sunny for the rest of the day. We hiked to the green sand beach, which was incredible, went to the Volcano National park, also amazing...we hiked into an old lave tube which had crystal all over the walls on the inside, we drove to see the lava flow into the ocean at night, which was also beautiful, we drove the whole perimeter of the island. We saw waterfalls, met all kinds of awesome people. We found a swap meet ran by hippies, checked out some antique stores with cool old Hawaii stuff. Best trip EVER. I want to go to Kauai next time because I love to hike and there is an amazing place in Waimea Canyon that is called the Grand Canyon of the Pacific. I think there is more to do on the Big Island, but I do not know from experience. If you haven't already booked your honeymoon, I would totally recomend The Big Island of Hawaii, and I would suggest the Royal Kona Hotel. It was not one of the nicest hotels (I think it was 3 stars) but I thought it was great. Very nice if you get a room in the alii tower, I would recommend a "corner king" room. You can book on AAVacations.com for pretty cheap. I don't work for any of these places, Just LOVE them.
The hotel was within walking distance to all the little shops. Although we rented a moped (not my idea) the first day to check stuff out before we realized how close we were to all the little shops. (I would recommend renting a 4X4 to go see all the cool scenery around the island....we ignored the rental companies "suggestion" of staying off certain roads. My husband is a pro at four wheeling) We originally rented a convertable, but couldn't get everywhere we wanted to go with it. Also March is perfect timing because the Humpback whales are in Kona to give birth to their calves. We went on a whale watching cruise, which was incredible...something I will never forget. You also see dolphins, which swam with our cruise boat and did flips to show off. The Big Island is unique also because it has 4 of the 5 major climate zones. You can even snowboard in Hawaii, on top of an inactive volcano.Honestly, there probably hasn't been a day that I haven't thought about Hawaii since I have been back, and I am now planning to live there one day. Ok so , I got a little carried away, needless to say, my vote is Hawaii.