Jesse Christensen

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14 Incredible Swimming Holes in Northern California

There are so many great rivers, lakes, and ponds to escape to in Northern California, but these hidden gems stand out beyond the rest.<p>Jump from …

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Jim's Organic Coffee Dark Roasts

I used to work at a coffee shop. I love coffee and tea and I love organic. Often, I have found that when choosing organic, it is tough to find the …

A Giant List Of Epic Destinations For Anyone Who Lives To Travel

Pack your bags.<p>There's a big world out there, and no shortage of incredible destinations to explore. So it's only natural that choosing where to visit can be hugely intimidating. Thankfully, we've got you covered with lists on lists of epic spots to sift through. Check 'em out!<p><i>Note: Some of these</i> …

South America

Best Hip Hop Albums Of The Millennium (2000-2015)

What’s the haps my good people?! You’ve seen my lists of best southern albums, west coast albums, mid-west albums, disappointing albums, and even …

The Top 20 Must-Do Adventures In California

Written by Anna Cohen, Contributor and Explorer for The Outbound Collective<p>When you think of California, the first things that come to mind might be movie stars, avocados, and tech. But if you love outdoor adventure, then California has so much more to offer. With the Sierra Nevada Mountains, …

Eating, Sleeping, Surfing and Zoning out on Maui

We were moving on to the west side of the island of Maui, to Kapalua and Lahaina, but before we settled in there, we had a day to kill and took a drive just a little northeast of Wailea to Paia, a wonderfully quaint town that has long been one of the top tourists draws on the island. But to my …

Let Maui's 'House Of The Sun' Treat You To The Best Sunrise Of Your Life

You know what they say: the early bird gets the worm. And whoever wakes up early enough to see this sunrise is one very lucky bird.<p>The Hawaiian Island of Maui is comprised of two shield volcanoes, the larger of which is called Haleakala, meaning "House of the Sun." An apt name, considering this is …

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Visions of Hawaii: Capturing the Perfect Sand, Sun + Surf in Maui [Gallery] — Vagabondish

This post may contain affiliate links. Read our disclosure.<p>Maui leaves an indelible mark on every visitor. It’s a place of staggering beauty – …

Just Back: Maui

National Geographic’s <b>Andy Coleman</b> (on Instagram <b>@awc007</b>) and his wife have a tradition of traveling to Maui once a year. “It’s the one vacation destination where we don’t have anything planned, except for a place to stay,” he says. “We wake up each morning in a tropical paradise and let the day play …

The Road to Hana and Beyond - Maui's Great Coastal Drive

Maui's Hana Highway is considered one of the world's great coastal drives. The twisting road filled with hairpin turns crossing 59 bridges on a …

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The Hana Highway hugs Maui's rugged eastern coast.<p>(Photo: NA/Photos.com/Getty Images )<p>Driving the Hana Highway has become somewhat of a rite of passage when vacationing in Maui, Hawaii and the spectacular views and places of interest along the way definitely make the trip worthwhile. However, fewer …

Maui

A Driving Tour of Upcountry Maui, Hawaii

01 of 10<p>Pa'ia Town<p>For many visitors, Maui will always be known for its resorts, fine beaches, snorkeling and whale watching, Haleakala, and the Road …

Maui

Road Trip: Maui's Hana Coast

Travel<p>Maui's Hana coast delivers black-sand beaches, plunging waterfalls—and a doozy of a drive.<p>A restorative for mind and body, Maui's Hana coast delivers black-sand beaches, plunging waterfalls—and a doozy of a drive.<p>Peel a fresh mango purchased from a roadside stand, get ukulele music going on …

Road Trip: Maui

From the November 2012 issue of National Geographic Traveler<p>"Come, let’s go for a car ride,” invites classic Hawaiian singer John Pi‘ilani Watkins in a tune with as many twists and turns as a mountain road. More than a song to sway to at a luau, his cheerful melody speaks to an island truth: On …

Best Ways To Take In Maui

<i>Maui is a beautiful island full of endless possibilities. Here are just a few to get you started.</i><p>The thought of a visit to Hawaii tends to inspire a sense of fascination and awe in many of us because of the beauty, both natural and cultural, that it symbolizes.<p>That said, I will admit that it took …

Maui

What to Do in Hawaii

01 of 22<p>Maui<p>Maui's Road to Hana drive features over 500 sharp curves and over 50 single lane bridges along the way. It also showcases jaw-dropping …

Hawaii

What are the Best Beaches on Maui?

01 of 12<p>Ali'i Kahekili Nui Ahumanu Beach Park<p>Maui is an island with hundreds of beaches including beaches of black sand, golden sand, red sand and …

Beaches

Maui Travel Guide - Expert Picks for your Maui Vacation | Fodor's

"Maui no ka oi" is what locals say—it's the best, the most, the top of the heap. To those who know Maui well, there are good reasons for the …

Top 20 Things to Do on a Trip to Maui

01 of 20<p>Get to Know Maui<p>Maui, the second largest of the Hawaiian Islands, is a dream destination. It's been consistently chosen as the best island in …

Zip-lines

Best Swimming Pools on Maui

Some days in Maui are meant for adventure—driving to Hana, swimming beneath waterfalls, or snorkeling with Hawaiian green sea turtles. Other days, …

Best Hikes on Maui

Maui is known as a watersports playground and for good reason. But many visitor are surprised that many of the island’s best outdoor experiences are …

Best Shows on Maui

By no means is Maui a city. The population of the entire island is under 150,000, and a “late night” show could mean any performance that begins once …

Beginner’s Guide to Hawaii: Maui, Lanai, and Molokai

First-time visitors to Hawaii can be overwhelmed when planning their trips. After all, the state has six tourist islands—which is the right one to …

Best Beaches on Maui

Maui has more miles of swimmable beaches than any other island in Hawaii. You could go to the beach every day for a month—and never revisit the same …

5 Reasons to Explore Hana, Maui

After driving 36 miles along a sinuous highway dotted with waterfalls and breathtaking lookouts onto the Pacific Ocean, you've finally made it: Hana, …

Best Camping on Maui

For all of Maui’s luxurious beach resorts, there will always be something incomparably romantic about sleeping out under the stars. Falling asleep to …

Splurge vs. Save: Maui

A natural beauty, the Island of Maui caters to a bevy of vacation budgets, at once calling wallet-conscious wayfarers and Louis Vuitton-toting …

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Top Cultural Attractions on Maui

Visitors often say that traveling to Hawaii is like being in another country—only you don’t need a passport, the currency is the same, and there’s no …

Maui

Next-Generation Maui

Paia, a funky north-shore town where surfers roam the sunbaked streets.

Over 50 great things to see & do on a Maui vacation

Whether you’re planning your first trip to Maui or you’re a repeat visitor, we’re certain that you’ll find loads of great activities to plan into …