There are plenty of things to see and do here in the American Samoa Islands. Whether you are just looking to escape to a tropical island paradise or are interested in learning about the rich history and heritage to be found here in Polynesia there is plenty to find and explore here in the American Samoa Islands.
The largest of the American Samoa Islands is Tutuila Island. Most likely even if you aren't planning to spend the majority of your vacation here in American Samoa on Tutuila Island you will be first touching ground among these islands here in Pago Pago airport. Pago Pago is the largest city of American Samoa and also serves as the capital of the territory.
There aren't too many hotels to find in the American Samoa Islands. Tourism might seem an obvious draw here to the American Samoa Islands but still you will not find an overabundance of rooms to be found. Most of the hotels you will find in American Samoa are located right here on Tutuila Island. The Quality Inn Tradewinds Hotel with over 100 rooms is one of the more popular destinations. Conveniently located near the airport it is the perfect launching pad for exciting American Samoa vacations.
The real fun of any vacation here to American Samoa is exploring. Whether you are exploring the many beaches and miles upon miles of coastline or are looking to explore deeper inland and see many of the exciting archaeological sites that the American Samoa Islands have to offer there is lots of opportunity here.
If you really want to get away from it all, then you will definitely want to head out to the Manua Islands. These three idyllic islands are located about 100 km to the east of Tutuila Island and offer quiet, relaxing times to be had. Return airfare from Pago Pago Airport is only about $90, definitely worth it to find this exciting and private little paradise.
If you are interested in American Samoa government, then you will definitely be spending some time in Pago Pago. Pago Pago is the capital of American Samoa and the center of American Samoa government. The government is run by the United States of America Office of Insular Affairs as well as the US Department of the Interior. Although they are part of the United States as an unincorporated territory they do not vote in national elections and do not have Congressional representatives.
The American Samoa Islands are an often overlooked but beautiful paradise to be found in the South Pacific. Anyone looking for an exciting and unforgettable vacation owes himself a trip to the American Samoa Islands. These quiet, sleepy but fascinating islands offer up unique vacations unlike can be found just about anywhere else.