Kauai has blossomed big time! So what are the best things to do in Kauai today? Paddle the Wailua River, take a hike, go tubing, visit the Kilohana Plantation, experience a thrilling helicopter tour and more!
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Discover the 15 most beautiful and best waterfalls in Maui! Planning a waterfall chasing itinerary is easy, as most of the falls are found along Maui’s famous Road to Hana.
Maui vs Kauai: Which is better? Maui is more sophisticated, with better beaches. Kauai has Jurassic Park scenery and is perfect for adventure-loving travelers. But they’re both Hawaiian island paradises.
From kayaking to browsing art galleries, there are enough enchanting things to do on Galiano Island to keep you as busy as you’d like. See our guide on what to do, where to stay and how to reach this getaway island.
Cabo or Cancun? Cabo is desert-like. Cancun is tropical. Cabo’s beaches are colder for swimming. But seaweed on Cancun’s beaches can be icky. We dish on the differences between Cabo and Cancun, so you can decide which is right for you.
What are the best swimming beaches in Kauai? We love Kiahuna and Poipu Beaches in winter. Hanalei is idyllic in summer. Lydgate is generally safe year-round for families. See our guide to the best Kauai beaches for swimming!
Hiking past fairy houses, kayaking and bicycling oh-so-scenic country roads are just some of our favorite things to do on Salt Spring Island.