Visiting Hawaii Volcanoes National Park at night for the Kīlauea lava glow is awesome. Everything you need to know to plan a nighttime trip into the park, including where to see flowing Hawaii lava, how to photograph lava glow and more.
Hawaii Volcanoes National Park is a very unique place to visit with many things to do. From hiking in lava tubes to watching the glowing, hot lava flowing through the dark, these are our top tips for visiting Hawaii Volcanoes NPS and having an unforgettable time on the Big Island.
Kayaking in California’s Sierras is a gorgeous and wild experience. From paddling on the Merced River out of Yosemite National Park to the crystal blue waters of Lake Tahoe, 15+ spots for kayaking and SUP in the Sierras.
Kayaking in San Diego County is a fun addition to visiting Southern California. Check out our recommendations for sea kayaking in La Jolla, estuaries and more.
Kauai is a beautiful island with so many things to do. We’ve picked our favorite activities and beaches on Kauai to make planning a trip to the Garden Island easy and enjoyable. See what we recommend, including great food and where to stay on Kauai.
Hiking at Palm Springs is one of the most unique things you can do in Southern California. Tips for the best trails and oases near Palm Springs and Joshua Tree, when to visit, wildlife and more.
These Scenic Drives on the Big Island of Hawaii are not to be missed. Take in the best sights of the island, including Hawaii Volcanoes National Park, the Waipio Valley and the Kona Coast. Top picks for road trip stops and views of the Big Island.
San Diego’s Balboa Park is the cultural and activity center of the city. From the San Diego Zoo to art museums and gardens, everything you need to know to enrich your San Diego trip with Balboa Park.
This Hilo Travel Guide is the go-to resource for the best things to do in Hilo, Hawaii from waterfalls to where to shop and support locally. Where to eat in Hilo, tour recommendations and what to add to your Hilo itinerary.
Hawaii podcast episodes are so helpful for understanding the Islands and planning an unforgettable visit. Listen to podcast episodes about the Big Island of Hawaii, exploring Kauai and more. Travel tips and easy planning ideas.
The Yosemite Valley Tram Tour is a great way to experience the highlights of Yosemite National Park if you’re short on time or energy. See what to expect, how to book it, and find our why it’s one of the best National Park tours available.
Oahu with kids is a great family vacation. While it’s one of the most expensive destinations to travel to with kids, it’s beautiful, has unique things to do and you’ll enjoy every minute. Tips for planning a stress-free trip to Oahu with kids and budget friendly ideas.
Kauai itinerary for five or more days on the Garden Island. From the most beautiful views and hikes to relaxing on perfect beaches, this plan for a trip to Kauai is ideal for every level of traveler.
Review of the Kauai Shores Hotel in Kapa’a on the East Shore of Kauai. See what we loved about staying here and what we wish was different. Plus, ideas for things to do on a trip to Kauai.
The Big Island of Hawaii has so much nature and unique things to do, it’s the perfect Hawaiian experience. From volcanoes to snorkeling or just watching sea turtles on the beach, these are the sights and activities not to miss from Kona to Hilo.
Snorkeling with manta rays off the Kona Coast on the Big Island of Hawaii is an incredible experience, but is it kid-friendly? Is it a responsible wildlife activity? From where to snorkel with manta rays in Hawaii to information about the impact on the wildlife, find out more about this unique activity, one of the most popular things to do in Hawaii.
Top pick for an eco-conscious, community focused hotel on the Big Island of Hawaii, the SCP Hilo Hotel is a wonderful retreat. Located on the waterfront and near the airport, this hotel is beautiful, peaceful and a thoughtful choice when visiting Hawaii.
The Club Wyndham Kona Hawaiian is a condo resort located in Kailua-Kona on the Kona Coast of the Big Island. Complete review of accommodations, location and things to do in Kona. AND, is it a timeshare?
There is no one destination on Earth that we’ve been to as many times as Disneyland. It’s actually shocking to start calculating how many hours we have spent in both …
These are the best beaches on Oahu that AREN’T Waikiki, perfect with kids. Recommendations for snorkeling and boat tours around Oahu. #hawaii #oahu #familytravel
The Wuksachi Lodge in Sequoia National Park is set in a beautiful location and has (surprisingly) spacious rooms. Find out about staying at the Wuksachi, things to do in Sequoia National Park and planning a trip to the Sierras of California.
Redwood National Park is a great family destination for getting into nature and learning about the giant coastal forest. Get ideas for things to do and parts of the park to visit on your California Coast road trip.
This three-day San Diego itinerary is awesome for enjoying the beaches, history, culture and nature of SD. Ideas for planning a long weekend trip to San Diego.
Disneyland vs Magic Kindom – what’s the similar, which has better attractions, food, and overall better experiences. We break down our favorite elements of the Disney Parks which are ALL OPEN NOW.
Great road trip plan through the California National Parks, from the Golden Gate Bridge to hot springs at Lassen National Volcanic Park. See Yosemite, Pinnacles Sequoia and more.
San Diego’s Lafayette Hotel, Swim Club and Bungalows is a great vintage stay close to Balboa Park. See what to expect from this old Hollywood destination hotel, one of the most fun places in San Diego.
By now you know how much fun we’ve had through the years in Disneyland and Walt Disney World, and now especially with our kids in the Parks. Both Disneyland and …
The most Instagramable spots in Disneyland include everything from the Castle to finding the details in the park. Photography tips and best ways to enjoy Disneyland.
There are so many unique Utah road trip stops to make, but what to choose? We’ve picked our favorite sights and hikes that are great with kids and perfect for both adventure and learning. Lesser known road trip stops that will make you fall in love with Utah.
Mammoth Lakes, California has so much cool geology to experience. From hot springs to bizarre petrified springs, you’ll be amazed and what you’ll find just outside Yosemite.