Take A Break From The Beach To Explore The True Tropical Paradise In Maui

There is no denying that a trip to Hawaii is pure paradise. Each island offers something unique, but Maui is one of the most popular vacation destinations. While the beaches are often a major draw for visitors, there is so much more to experience! Take a break from the sand and sun to visit some of the other incredible sites on the island.

One of the best ways to explore the island is simply to hop in a car and hit the road! You are surrounded by abundant culture, history, and sites unlike anywhere else in the world. No matter which direction you go, don’t focus on the destination – you are on island time!

Pull over frequently along the way; there are hundreds of hidden gems on this island and no adventure is complete without a few impromptu stops to explore the roadside shops, hole-in-the-wall restaurants, and secret features that the travel guides don’t tell you about!

Photographer David Cooper travels across the country to capture the incredible beauty all around us. Check out his adventures hiking through Tent Rocks and the Chaco Canyon ruins in New Mexico, exploring Bryce Canyon in Utah, and his visit to this incredible Viking Castle at Lake Tahoe!