AAA Traveler - Winter 2016 - (Page 30)

SCENIC ROUTE Maui's WRITTEN BY ALEX HIGGINS Most Famous Drive The road to Hana is famous for the natural beauty of its towering waterfalls and unblemished landscapes. Few drives are more beautiful than this curvy coastal road with views of cliffs, beaches, waterfalls and miles and miles of rainforest. This is THAT trip that's all about the journey and not the destination. The road to Hana is more than just a great drive through a beautiful Hawaiian island. Visitors tend to zip along the road with a list of places to stop to take pictures. That's not the best way to do it! With a little planning ahead of time, you can make the most of 30 VISIT YOUR LOCAL AAA OFFICE CALL 1-800-750-5386 your time exploring the area, and the history and legends that surround it. First tip-the drive from Kahului to Hana is only 52 miles (about 2 hours driving time, year-round), but plan to spend at least a day or two making the trip. You'll encounter 620 curves and 59 bridges along the way. Begin your drive in Kahului, not a prime tourist destination, but the site of the island's main airport. One of its main attractions is the Alexander & Baldwin Sugar Museum, dedicated to preserving the history and heritage of the sugar industry on Maui. Visitors can get an up-close look at the CLICK AAA.COM/TRAVEL

Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of AAA Traveler - Winter 2016

AAA Traveler - Winter 2016
On the Move
Your Story
Big Time, Small Groups
Expert Challenge
Trip Notes
Sail Like a Royal
Mind, Body, & Soul
Sought After Street Markets
Lavish in Las Vegas
Maui's Most Famous Drive
All In a Day
Photo Challenge

AAA Traveler - Winter 2016