By taking our Pearl Harbor Remembered Tour, youll experience the symbolic bookends of World War II in the Pacific. First youll visit the USS Arizona Memorial. This graceful structure spans the sunken battleship, whose bombing on December 7, 1941, propelled America into the war. Later, youll visit the restored USS Missouri battleship. This is where Imperial Japan formally surrendered to the Allies on September 2, 1945.
Your guide for the Pearl Harbor Remembered Tour will share knowledge of and appreciation for these historic sites. Accordingly, youll always remember this excursion. Well handle all the details, including transportation, entrance fees and tickets. Just relax and come along for the ride.
History on Display at USS Arizona Memorial & Visitor Center
In the early morning, well head toward Pearl Harbor. Here youll explore the Pacific Historic Parks Pearl Harbor Visitor Center. By doing so, youll learn about events before, during and after the devastating attack. Tragically, more than 2,400 American sailors, soldiers, marines and civilians perished that day.
Mighty Mo Stands Watch Over Sunken USS Arizona
Later well board the nearby USS Missouri, which stands watch over the sunken USS Arizona. Here youll learn about Mighty Mos wartime history. This includes serving as the site where Imperial Japan formally surrendered to the Allies in Tokyo Bay. As you explore this ship, youll see a signed copy of the surrender document that ended the war.
Upon leaving Pearl Harbor, your guide will take you through downtown Honolulu. As you do so, youll learn about Hawaiis history as a monarchy, a territory and eventually Americas 50th state.