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MacKenzie to reopen on the Big Island, providing access to newly created beaches

ADVERTISING<p>State officials announced the MacKenzie State Recreation Area along the coastline in Lower Puna will reopen Saturday for the first time …

Coastlines

The 9 Best Beach Hotels in Costa Rica to Book in 2018

Blessed with an abundance of pristine natural wonders, Costa Rica has become Central America's premier tourist destination. Imposing mountains, lush …

Costa Rica: 15 amazing experiences to have before you die

15 amazing experiences to have in Costa Rica before you die<p>Photo: Visit Costa Rica<p>If you have even a passing interest in travel, Costa Rica is most …

Exploring North Kohala on the Island of Hawaii

North Kohala and the Kohala Coast<p>Located approximately 20 miles north of Kona International Airport on "the Big Island" of Hawaii lies the quiet …

Travel

Two Incredible Secret Beaches in Guanacaste, Costa Rica

Click image to enlarge<p>Holy Week is here and every day more and more people choose to enjoy the holidays at the beach, the Guanacaste beaches always …

5 Beaches in Guanacaste, Costa Rica You've Never Heard Of

If you’ve ever researched about the beaches in Guanacaste, I’m sure you have heard of Playa Conchal, Playa Potrero, or Playa Flamingo when it comes …

The Best Beaches in Guanacaste, the Golden Coast of Costa Rica

Dense jungle, abundant wildlife, dreamy waterfalls, beautiful beaches. Costa Rica’s got them all, especially beaches.<p>The Pacific Northwest coast …

10 of the Best Things to Do in Costa Rica

From spotting howler monkeys in the rainforest to watching professional surfers along the beach, there are loads of activities for travelers to Costa …

Central America

Secret Mau’umae Beach

<b>Location</b>: Mau’umae Beach is located between Spencer Beach Park and Mauna Kea Resort.<p><b>Access</b>: Go to the Mauna Kea Resort and request a Mau’umae Beach …

Coastlines

Lava Tree State Park on Big Island

By Hawaii.com Team<p>Due to a new volcano eruption starting on May 3, 2018, the entire lava landscape of Hawaii Island is forever changed. A park …

National Parks

Top 10 Hawaii Island Dive Sites

With endemic marine species and arguably two of the most bucket-list worthy dive sites (See Nos. 1 and 2 below) around, the Big Island of Hawaii has …

The Essential Travel Guide to Costa Rica (Infographic)

Costa Rica is home to rainforests, national parks and idyllic coastlines. With a number of beautiful spots and plenty of local dishes to try, it’s no …

Costa Rica

A tropical hike to secluded Shipman Beach on the Big Island

We wanted to reach Haena before the noon tide swamped the beach, hiding its photogenic black and white sand, the only sandy stretch for miles on a …

10 must-do Kauaʻi outdoor adventures

Tie up your hiking shoes, grab your swimming gear and take the time to discover these Kauai spots—they're worth the extra effort.<p><b>Explore Kauai’s rich</b> …

Travel To Kauai, Hawaii : You Need To Visit This Place In Your Lifetime

Kauai, Hawaii: The Napali Coast. Saw manta ray, dolphins in the 100’s, sea turtles, seals and beautiful humpback whales.<p>Wailua Falls, Wailua River, …

6 Must-See Sights in Hawaii Volcanoes National Park

While the Island of Hawaii (aka the Big Island) has its share of white-sand beaches with swaying palm trees, rainforests, and grassy plains, its …

Rainbow Falls, Boiling Pots, & Pe’epe’e Falls in Hilo

Waterfalls are one of those magical Hawaiian elements, along with rainbows and poke, but let’s stay focused. There are so many waterfalls on the …

Hawaii Volcanoes National Park

The centerpiece of Hawaii Volcanoes National Park is the volcano Kilauea, the world’s longest continuously erupting volcano. The lava has been …

5 Reasons to Visit Maui's Secret Painted Forest

Breathtaking waterfalls, lush rainforests, coastal views—the 65-mile Road to Hana on Maui has it all. Its possible travelers could get so wrapped up …

Pura Vida: The Best Things to Do in Costa Rica – Wild Junket Adventure Travel Blog

3<p>2<p><i>From climbing active volcanoes to surfing on the legendary beaches and wildlife watching, these are the best things to do in Costa Rica.</i><p><i>Photo credit</i><p>…

Mauna Kea - Lake Waiau

<b>Lake WaiauLake Waiau and Mauna Kea Summit</b><p><b>13,020'</b><p><i>"Climbing over much old aa lava, we came out at last on the weathered and eroded side of the old</i> …

Here Are 13 Little Known Natural Wonders Found Throughout Hawaii

While many people have heard of the Mermaid Cave, not many have actually been there, or even know where it is. Rumor has it that this luminous cave …

Punalu'u to Kamehame

<b>Hiking north of Punalu'u Black Sand BeachPunalu'u to Kamehame</b><p>Black Sand Beach<p><i>Aloha Punalu'u i ka 'ehukai</i><p>"Aloha Punalu'u in the mist of the sea</b> …

Keawaiki Bay to ʻAnaehoʻomalu Bay

The lone palm tree of Keawaiki Bay<b>Keawaiki Bay to</b><p><b>ʻAnaehoʻomalu Bay</b><p><b>Kohala Coast</b><p><b>Round Trip Mileage:</b> 6.5 miles<p><b>Elevation Gain:</b> 85'<p><b>Gear:</b>This hike travels …

Best Beaches in Maui

From the glitzy, cabana-lined shores of Wailea to the quiet, hidden coves of Hana, Maui’s 120-mile coastline has something for every kind of beach-lover. Here, we’ve hand-picked the island’s ten best beaches.

Best Places to Visit on the East Coast of Mexico | The Riviera Maya

<b>Mexico‘s east coast is an exciting destination. While many head for the aquamarine beaches on the famous Yucatán Peninsula, each town offers</b> …

Things To Do In Hawaii Volcanoes National Park

Looking for tips and the best activities in Hawaii Volcanoes National Park? Here are our top 10 picks for things to do in Hawaii Volcanoes National …