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6 of the Most Dangerous Beaches in the U.S. (and Where to Go Instead)

North Myrtle Beach Nothing says vacation quite like the beach. However, while frolicking in the water, we don’t always think about the dangers associated with many stretches of sand and sea. Although the majority of beaches in the U.S. are safe, especially the guarded spots (in 2017, there were 17 deaths by drowning on guarded…

The Most Amazing Waterfalls in Hawaii

Here’s a fact: New York may have Niagara Falls, but as the rainiest state in the U.S., Hawaii wins the prize as having more spectacular waterfalls than anywhere else in the country. There are stunners that span hundreds of feet and can be heard from a distance as they crash into pools below, and others…

Hawaii’s Most Dangerous Beaches

From rocky coves with a tiny patch of sand to wide shorelines with big surf rolling in, Hawaii has some of the world’s most beautiful beaches — and some of the most dangerous. Conditions often change without warning, rip currents and undertow here are no joke, and many of the idyllic swimming spots aren’t lifeguarded.…

5 of the Dirtiest Beaches in the World and Where to Go Instead

A factory sits next to a beach. Steve Johnson/Flickr When you picture a beach, you’re likely envisioning a pristine, sandy sanctuary with crystal clear waters. Unfortunately, that’s not always the case with beaches. Pollution runs rampant in many parts of the world, and these natural areas suffer because of it. Herewith, we name five of…

The Best Family Road Trips to Take in the U.S.

Between the thrill of the open road, the multitude of fascinating and quirky sights to see, and the sheer variety of roadside eateries, a road trip is a great way to explore the U.S. And what better way to gift the travel bug to your children than to pass down the grand tradition of road…

A Complete Guide to Volcanoes in Hawaii

Photo courtesy of Flickr/U.S. Geological Survey Nothing humbles us more than a spectacular performance by Mother Nature. Case-in-point: earlier this month, the Pu’u O’o crater on the Kilauea volcano formed a smiley face out of lava. Paradise Helicopters captured the image over the Big Island of Hawaii, where the volcano has been active for 33…

Here’s How to Eat Like a True Local in Hawaii

A sunburn and a matching crimson aloha shirt are dead giveaways that you’re an out-of-towner in Hawaii. But even if you look like one, you don’t have to eat like a tourist while vacationing in the 50th state. If you ask us, part of the fun of traveling is experiencing the culture (and eating) the…

The 6 Deadliest Tourist Attractions in the World

Some of us prefer vacations spent lying on the beach. But others don’t consider travel a treat unless adventure is involved. For this latter group, we’ve come up with plenty of lists of destinations and activities that will get your heart racing. But we haven’t yet covered ones that will make your heart stop —…