Having been born and raised in the countryside of Oahu on the North Shore, it is the part of the island I know BEST. The North Shore is best known for its epic world class surf that pounds the shores from October-March. Legendary surf breaks Pipeline, Waimea Bay, Sunset Beach and Hale’iwa are host to various surfing contest throughout the year but most notably is the Triple Crown of Surfing, which runs from November- December. You can watch all the action and excitement and get to see the worlds best surfers compete for the Championship title.
During the spring through summer months, the area offers visitors many opportunities to enjoy the country. There is a four mile bike path that stretches from just past Sunset Beach all the way to Waimea Bay. It is great for riding bikes, walking, jogging or long stroller walks with the baby. Historic Hale’iwa Town has lots of great shopping, whether you are looking for children’s clothes, a boutique, or surf shops you can find everything along the Main Street. There are varieties of wonderful restaurants all of which are family friendly.
If you are looking for a little adventure there is plenty of opportunity as well including shark tours, snorkeling, world class golfing, horseback riding, fishing and sailing charters, surf lessons, stand up paddling and visiting Waimea Valley.
A compete list of businesses in around the town can be found at the North Shore Camber of Commerce.Visiting the North Shore for the day is great but if you want to take full advantage of the all the countryside has to offer then there are a lot of great places to stay. Turtle Bay Resort is the only Hotel along the coast and is home to 2 world class golf courses. It is great for children because of the protected swimming cove and it has a beautiful ocean front pool with a water slide. There are also many great vacation rentals in the area and a list of Real Estate Offices can be found at Paradise Baby Co. links.
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