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.
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.
Visiting Hawaii Volcanoes National Park at night for the lava glow is awesome. Everything you need to know to plan a nighttime trip into the park, including where to see flowing lava, how to photograph lava glow and more.
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.
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’s nothing like experiencing the beaches of Oahu and having unforgettable wildlife encounters. We’ve been around and I’ll tell ya’, snorkeling and lounging on all sides of Oahu is awesome. …
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.
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 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.
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 …
Everywhere you go you see people setting up their shots for Instagram. To be honest, we do it too. It’s what’s become of traveling these days, but sometime we’re in …
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.
Visiting Cabrillo National Monument in San Diego is the perfect mix of nature, history and nautical interest. It’s ideal to add to family travel in SoCal and is a great budget friendly activity.
There’s no doubt that you’ll find lots of choices for where to stay at Zion National Park, but how do you choose which one to book? Should you look for …
There are lots of great places to eat in Mammoth Lakes, California. See top picks for unique, healthy spots for breakfast, lunch and dinner before skiing or after hiking. So many choices, but these are guaranteed good.
There are more than 100 lighthouses in the USA. These picks are beautiful, easy to visit and make for picturesque road trip adventures, from the Florida Keys to the Oregon Coast.
The Best Western Plus Island Palms Resort Hotel in San Diego is ideal for families. Centrally located, great pools, and delicious restaurant, it’s a perfect San Diego hotel.
Outside of the National Park there are tons of things to do in Yosemite Country. From hiking in the Sierra National Forest to off-roading and horseback riding, our top picks for adventures outside the National Park.
Summer in Mammoth Lakes, California is full of fun things to do. While people usually think of Mammoth as a ski destination, it’s also full of summer hiking, kayaking, boating and more. See the best things to do in summertime!
Being less common to visit on a trip to Hawaii than Oahu or Maui, off the beaten path Kauai is still quiet and beautiful; nearly untouched. These secret(ish) activities will …
Travel plan for an inexpensive San Diego family vacation that you’ll love. Free things to do in San Diego, best beaches, and where to stay to keep the costs down and still have an awesome SoCal trip.
What could be more perfect any time of year than a California Central Coast road trip? Nothing. Leaving the SoCal area out of Los Angeles and heading north up the …
We’ve just returned from our first family trip to Disneyland with all four of us and it was incredible. We were so fortunate to get to experience not just Disneyland …
We get a lot of questions about attending Pride events with kids. This year we flew to California and did the San Diego Pride celebration and had a great time. …
This epic Utah biking journey takes you through Color Country, from Cedar Breaks National Monument to Grand-Staircase Escalante. Staying in eco-huts along the way, doing a 190 mile mountain bike adventure in Utah is a bucket list item for outdoors people.
The Hoodoo Moab Hotel is the perfect luxury property just outside Arches National Park. See what makes this resort great for families and an ideal break in the middle of the most rugged landscapes of Utah.