We stopped in on the way back from Punaluu (Black Sand Beach) in the early afternoon and there was enough to keep us busy until "glow time" at 7:30 pm. We started at the visitors center and asked a ranger for her recommendations on "must-dos". She recommended Crater Rim Road, stopping at the Lava tubes and driving to the ocean to see the arch and the end of the road covered in lava. We were amazed at how massive the lava flows were and loved all the views from the many areas to pull over. We had a quick lunch in the lodge (I'd suggest packing a picnic lunch if you can - it's pricy for what you get!), checked out the gift shops, stopped at the steam vents, then drove to the Jagger Museum to find a spot for seeing the glow. We could have spent longer here and would have loved to do a hike, but you can really see a lot of the park in just 6 hours!
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