Lush mountainous landscapes surround Pago Pago Harbor
Traditional fishing on the Manu'a Islands
Vatia Village on the north coast of American Samoa National Park
Island beach bungalows
Vibrant ocean views
Coral reefs at Swains Island
Vast shoreline at Ofu Island
Coastal property on the shores of Pago Pago Beach
The popular Two Dollar Beach in Avaio in Pago Pago on the island of Tutuila
Kayaking in shallow waters at Sadie’s by the Sea resort hotel in Pago Pago
- Major Airports:
- Pago Pago (PPG)
Tropical summer fun – any time of year
From the moment you land in Pago Pago on Tutuila, American Samoa’s main island, the unique South Pacific landscape invites exploration. Volcanic mountains and craters cut through emerald green rainforests, which meet the dark blue sea. The scene here needs no filter, and there are many ways to experience it: from canoe tours led by local guides to taking in the view on a hike up Matafao, Tutuila’s highest peak.
American Samoa’s shoreline is as dazzling as the territory’s lush interior and features several beaches, among them the accessible Alega and Avaio. Smaller islands offer visitors the chance to escape to more tranquil shores.
History and culture here are truly intertwined, with old villages and modern towns existing side-by-side. The museums, markets and small communities preserve American Samoan history, reflect its lively culture and let guests participate in the rituals of daily life, while restaurants and inns serve fresh traditional fare like palusami and taro.
The National Park of American Samoa is the only U.S. national park south of the equator.
What’s in a name? Samoa means “Sacred Earth.”
American Samoa has the highest rate of enlisted service members in the U.S. military than any other state or territory.
Must see places
Mount ‘Alava Adventure Trail/Tramway Memorial & Lookout
Tisa's Barefoot Bar & Marine Sanctuary
World War II Heritage Trail