You’ve booked your plane tickets to beautiful Maui, but now you face the timeless traveler dilemma. How do you figure out what to do in a place you’ve never been before? Or, perhaps you’re facing the opposite problem and every friend and their mother has bogged you down with recommendations based on their unforgettable Maui trip ten years ago. How do you figure out what is right for you on your Maui trip?

You might want to start with some online research, but even there you run the risk of falling down a million and one rabbit holes that will suck up your day faster than quicksand. To help you out, here are our five favorite Maui travel sites.

1. Trip Advisor

Trip Advisor lists over 447 different activities you can try in Maui, along with over 300 tours. You definitely won’t run out of activity ideas here. However, the best part of this site are the reviews from real travelers. Where else can you check out over 4,000 real reviews of Banyan Tree Park?

2. Pride of Maui

Though Pride of Maui actually sells boat and snorkel tours, it also happens to host some of the most in-depth and well-researched travel guides for the island. Want to check out 50 things to do in Maui or the top ten places to dine in Maui? Pride of Maui is your place. The articles are regularly updated, so the content is highly accurate.


This news site gives you the latest and greatest news coming out of Maui. It can be helpful to know what all the locals are chattering about when you arrive. This is also a great place check out upcoming events.


Billing itself as “Maui’s most comprehensive community calendar,” will give you the 411 on all the major special activities happening during your Maui trip. This is a great place to see what concerts, shows, and plays are happening as well as local holidays and special events.

5. Ali’i Resorts

We’re no slouches ourselves when it comes to sharing great activity ideas for our beautiful island. We regularly post helpful blogs that explore everything from top snorkeling spots to best hikes and great golfing on Maui. Also, if you haven’t booked your Maui accommodation yet, we can help you there too. We have some of the best and most competitively priced vacation condos in South Maui. Check out our blog and our list of available vacation rentals today!

With these five sites in your browser, we bet you will fill out our Maui vacation schedule in a jiffy. Happy travels!