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  • Oahu Adventures

    sunrunnermedia (Steve "Shanghai" Brown)
    At the tail end of pandemic restrictions, we headed to Oahu - forced to use the credit for a trip we had to cancel in 2020 when Hawaii completely shut down tourism. It was worth the wait.
  • Top things to do - on Oahu

    sunrunnermedia (Steve "Shanghai" Brown)
    My list of favorite places and things to do when visiting Oahu. While Oahu is more urban and densely populated than the other island, and it is at the bottom of my list for snorkeling, it offers an incredible variety of beaches, hikes, drives, surfing, history, culture, and food. This is the island for those who love great food and an incredible assortment of dining options.
  • Kid-friendly Waikiki

    chiefseeker (Jody Vandergriff)
    Planning a last minute trip to Oahu with the kids!
  • Big Island Recommendations

    karenday (Karen Dayan)
    After spending two 2 weeks trips on the big island - here are some of our favorites.
  • Hotels Near Haleakalā National Park

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  • Camping Near Haleakalā National Park

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  • A Week in Kauai

    nicolejordan (Nicole Jordan)
  • Maui Wowie

    karenday (Karen Dayan)
    Places we loved on Maui
  • Waikiki Rooftop Bars

    chiefseeker (Jody Vandergriff)
  • Best Beaches Of North America

    seeker (Seeker Editors)
    Nothing says 'vacation' quite like a beach getaway, and we have *not* been able to stop thinking about what beach we want to visit next. These are our recent fave beaches across North America, and we have selected something for everyone. Whether you want to escape the crowds and explore pristine coastlines, are seeking crystal clear shimmering water to snorkel, or want an exciting family getaway full of sun & fun- we have found the place for you. Take a look through our selection of the best beaches in North America for some major vacay inspo, while we pretend we're lying beach-side with a fizzy drink in hand.
  • Unique Island National Parks in the US

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  • Where To Celebrate The Year Of The Tiger In The US

    seeker (Seeker Editors)
    February first marks the Lunar New Year, and this time we are welcoming the year of the tiger. Millions of people from across the planet celebrate the Chinese New Year annually, while traditions and celebrations vary, one aspect that stays the same across cultures is the atmosphere of celebration and excitement. Even if you can’t make it over to Asia this year, or are interested in contributing to local Chinese communities across the US- this list highlights some of the most iconic Lunar New Year celebrations in the country. Massive street markets in San Francisco, Cultural festivities in Honolulu, and firecracker ceremonies in Chicago- check out our picks for some of the best places to celebrate the year of the tiger, with lots of fortune, fun, and food.
  • Warm Travel Destinations In The US For November

    seeker (Seeker Editors)
    From a California dream to the mythical world of Vegas to the islands of Hawaii- don't worry it's not like the entire country goes sub-zero this winter. We have selected our favorite cities to escape the freeze, and embrace sunshine even in the most wintery months. Enjoy the holidays beneath the palm trees and forget your worries down south, let's take a look at some hot destinations in the USA to travel to this winter.
  • Charming Small Towns in The US That You Haven't Heard Of Yet

    seeker (Seeker Editors)
    Cozied up in a restaurant along the Oregon Trail, waking up to see rocky canons in the distance, or relaxing along an Island coast- these hidden gems have *so* much to offer. Traveling to major cities is fun and all but sometimes we just want to take a few steps off the beaten path and uncover a new perspective. These small towns from the west to the east coast (and beyond) have everything you need for an idyllic weekend getaway, so let's check out some of America's most charming small towns that have *big* travel potential.
  • Easter Weekend Getaways

    seeker (Seeker Editors)
    Looking for a last-minute weekend getaway this Easter? Whether you have big plans or are just enjoying some major r&r, we have selected some of the best spring destinations for a quick trip away with the entire family. From metropolitan cities to endless fields of tulips in the great outdoors- these destinations feature balmy temperatures, incredible scenery, outdoorsy fun, and sparkling city skylines.
  • Best Parks To Picnic In Across The USA

    seeker (Seeker Editors)
    Pack your favorite basket because we are going on a picnic. These parks across the US are tried and tested, locally loved picnic spots that we personally think are the *best* in the country. From tropical gardens to sprawling meadows, there is no shortage of quaint scenery to lay down your favorite blanket and indulge in a tasty lunch with friends. Including classics like Central Park, and historical reserves such as the Walden Pond- Check out these picks for your next big picnic.
  • Unique Beaches Around The World

    seeker (Seeker Editors)
    These ethereal coastlines will transport you to other planets. Dip your toes in neon blue glowing waters, or snap an insta-worthy picture against cotton-candy colored sandy shores. These fascinating and beautiful beaches around the world are one-of-a-kind destinations that you won’t believe are on planet earth. Let’s take a look at what mother nature has in store for our next fantastical beach getaway.
  • Best Poolside Bars Around The World

    seeker (Seeker Editors)
    Just swim up for an elegant cocktail at these luxury poolside destinations across the world. There is one thing that we think that everyone can get behind, and that’s a conveniently placed luxury bar experience alongside the pool. From lagoons that transport you beneath waterfalls to infinity pools overlooking cities- these sparkling destinations around the world will help you cool off and replenish yourself, whether it's an afternoon with friends or a romantic night out swimming beneath the stars.
  • My USA Bucket List

    sarahgilliland (Sarah Gilliland)
    Places in the US that I haven’t visited (yet).
  • Breathtaking Lantern Festivals Around The World

    seeker (Seeker Editors)
    As we enter the new year, the ever-so-magical image of mesmerizing lanterns has already begun sparkling in our imaginations. We put together a list of some of the most breathtaking lantern festivals that occur yearly (and sometimes monthly!) throughout the world. While different cultures, countries, and cities have their own unique way of interpreting and celebrating the world- one thing that stays constant is the beauty of light. From the Umi No Hi celebration in Japan, in honor of the ocean, to the water lantern festival of Honolulu, paying respects to our loved ones past- these stunning destinations each carry a deep meaning and spectacular beauty that accumulates in these iconic lantern festivals.

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Hawaii Articles

  • Haleakalā National Park: The Complete Guide for 2023

    A massive dormant shield volcano that makes up about three quarters of Maui is a showstopper among the unique landscape of Haleakalā National Park. Also known as “House of the Sun” in Hawaiian, Haleakalā towers 10,023 feet tall over the island. While Haleakala may be the reason to visit, this tropical US national park has […]

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  • The Most Unique Travel Destinations Around the World

    From rainbow lakes and trees to glowing waters around the world, our planet is filled with so many unique and wacky wonders. When an overcrowded museum or park simply won’t do, add a unique travel destination to your itinerary. Here are a few of our favorite weird, wacky, and wonderfully unique travel destinations around the […]

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  • List of All National Parks in the US By State | 2022

    From swivel chairs to space rockets, the US has had some darn bright ideas over its short history. But of all the ideas that have changed the world, the national parks system is surely close to the top. It was way back in 1872 that the sulfur-belching lands of Yellowstone were designated as protected lands […]

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  • 50 of the Most Romantic Places in the US by State

    Love is in the air, around the corner, and all over the map. Whether you prefer long walks on the beach at sunset, wining and dining until the wee hours of the morning, or soaring to new heights – literally, we have 50 shades of ways to spark love, rekindle romance, and induce wanderlust. Let’s […]

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  • 13 Epic National Parks to Visit in Winter

    From tropical islands to winter wonderlands, these sprawling US national parks are brimming with a sense of exploration and wonder. Visit frozen waterfalls and ski down snowy slopes in Montana at Glacier National Park, go snorkeling alongside sandy shorelines at Florida’s Dry Tortugas National Park, or hike volcanic landscapes and lava fields at Hawai’i Volcanoes […]

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  • 19 Best Things to Do on the North Shore of Oahu

    The North Shore of Oahu is one of the most famous spots in the Hawaiian Islands, thanks to its prime surfing conditions. But the waves at Pipeline and Waimea Bay aren’t the only draw of this alluring destination. While on the North Shore of Oahu, you can also swim with sharks, search for hidden petroglyphs, […]

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  • 19 of the World’s Best Swim-up Bars

    Departing the deep end for a refreshing cocktail isn’t necessary at some of the world’s most popular resorts, thanks to swanky swim-up bars. Swim-up bars offer classic cocktails, tasty nibbles, and enviable views without leaving the water.  Swim-up bars are the perfect respite from the sizzling sun. Often perched poolside, they feature a collection of […]

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  • 11 of the Coolest Waterfalls in Hawaii

    The Hawaiian Islands are packed with natural gems. From golden emerald green mountain ranges and black sand beaches to blue swimming holes and cascading waterfalls, Hawaii lives up to its reputation as an island paradise. The coolest waterfalls in Hawaii are found on all of the major islands. You can visit the well-known ‘Akaka Falls […]

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  • 7 of the Best Black Sand Beaches in Hawaii

    Hawaii: home to some of the most stunning beaches in the world. With the pristine blue waters, sunny skies, and golden sand, what more could you ask for? But there are a handful of breathtaking beaches in Hawaii that don’t have golden sand. Instead, these beaches boast the much-rarer black sand, formed when deep black […]

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  • 20 Pink Places You Need to Add to Your Bucket List

    Dive into the trendiest color of the decade. Whether you’ve just hopped on the pink train or have always loved the color, check out these photo-worthy pink places around the world to satisfy your pink obsession while traveling. 23 Prettiest Pink Places in the World With a combination of Gothic, Roman and Baroque design, Tan […]

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  • 21 Boozy Travel Destinations For Wine Lovers

    When Jesus turned water into wine, he was really onto something. If the Nobel Prize was around back then, he would have won for chemistry, economics, peace, and medicine. Since Jesus’ time, a few others have turned water into wine (with the helpful addition of a few other ingredients), and all over the world, people […]

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  • 3 of the Best Beaches in Hawaii For Off The Beaten Path Travelers

    Some of the world’s most beautiful beaches lie on a chain of islands in the middle of the Pacific Ocean. It’s not a secret destination by any means. Babies are born with a desire to go there. It seems to be on everyone’s bucket list. It’s where nearly half the people from your high school […]

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