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6 Rookie Mistakes to Avoid on Your Oahu Vacation

Oahu is a Hawaiian paradise filled with world-class beaches and verdant surroundings — not to mention the draw of famous Waikiki in Honolulu and North Shore’s sky-high surf. That being said, there’s more to “The Gathering Place” than pristine sand and waves. Read on for six rookie mistakes to avoid on your vacation to Oahu.

Where to Go for Spring Break in the U.S.

As February comes to a close, we creep closer and closer to spring break, which usually falls between March and April in the U.S. Not sure where to go? We tapped travel sites Expedia and Hipmunk, who gave us the lowdown on the most popular spring break destinations in the U.S. this year. While some…

The Best Disney Vacation for Every Decade of Your Life

Disney is one of those getaways that excites travelers of all ages. From our formidable childhood to our golden years, Mickey Mouse and friends are there to build memories with us every step of the way. That being said, there are various spots that are better suited to certain age groups. That’s why we put…

The 9 Best Things to Do in Honolulu

Hilton Hawaiian Village Waikiki Beach Resort/Oyster Hawaii — and namely, Honolulu on the island of Oahu — often lands on travelers’ bucket lists. That’s hardly surprising, though. As a cosmopolitan, modern American city with a unique tropical setting and historical backdrop, Honolulu has more than enough recreation, entertainment, dining, and sightseeing options to fill up…

13 Things You Should Know Before Traveling to Honolulu

Outrigger Waikiki Beach Resort/Oyster Things you might know about Honolulu: It’s located on the island of Oahu, it’s the capital of Hawaii, and the Waikiki neighborhood is its epicenter for dining, nightlife, and shopping. Things you might not know: It isn’t cheap and many parts of the destination are touristy. In fact, the standard price…

Oahu vs. Maui: Which Hawaiian Island Should You Choose?

Dole Plantation, Oahu/Oyster Beautiful scenery, mild weather, and world-renowned hiking, snorkeling, and surfing are a few things that make Hawaii a bucket-list destination. However, given that the 50th U.S. state is a tropical archipelago, each island has its own unique character. And considering the time and expense involved in getting there, many travelers are forced…

The Best Places to Go Zip-Lining in the World

John Y. Can/Flickr While zip lines are often associated with military boot camps, the aerial runways are typically used by thrill-seeking vacationers these days. Folks choose to soar above trees and fly over beaches to feel like a superhero for a few minutes. And while the jolt of adrenalin may not be enough to plan…

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…

5 of the Best Islands for Retirement

Whether you’re fleeing for warmer temperatures, looking for a cheaper cost of living, or have a desire to experience a late-in-life adventure, retiring to an island is an option that ticks all the boxes. While various visa restrictions can mean some places are harder to move to than others, there are plenty of islands around…

The Best Family Hikes in the U.S.

Finding a hike that’s easy enough for youngsters and still enticing for adults can be difficult, but there are several worthwhile hiking trails throughout the U.S. for a family outing. Taking into account scenery, walkability, and accessibility from major cities, we’ve rounded up the nine best family-friendly hikes in America.