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The Island Of Oahu Like You've Never Seen Before

The Hawaiian island of Oahu is known as The Gathering Place, and rightly so. Out of the eight islands, it is Oahu that holds more than 70 percent of the state's entire population. Adding to that, more than 2 million tourists visit the island every year.<p>But, beyond the bustling shores of Waikiki …

Sardinia: The Island of a Thousand Beautiful Beaches

Ask a Sardinian which are the most beautiful beaches on the island and he'll probably reply with a simple <b>all of them</b>.<p>Sure, beauty is in the eye of the beholder. But even when you leave out the Islander pride, the answer to the question what the most beautiful beaches of Sardinia are, will be a very …


Late-Season Skiing

Get more turns at 19 late-season ski areas.<p>Author:<p> Editors<p>Publish date:<p>Social count:<p>0<p>Get more turns at 19 late-season ski …

10 Best Surfing Spots in the U.S.

As surfing has become more and more popular over the decades, the number of spots known for great waves has grown as well. With summer's arrival, now's the time for novices and pros alike to seek out the best surf they can find. We've selected a diverse mix of charming, slower-paced spots and …

Aquatic Sports

10 Best Ski Resorts for Summer Fun

The snow has melted and ski season has long been over, but that doesn't mean resorts close their doors until the next frost settles. On the contrary, the best resorts in the country ramp up their offerings and really come alive in the summer months. Biking, alpine slides, golf, and fly fishing are …


America's Best Boardwalks

Fresh seafood, kitschy shops, and deep-fried Oreos are just a few of the things you'll find along the boardwalks that hug America's shorelines, but they're not all carbon copies. Some boardwalks are quirky, some family-friendly, while others are geared toward thrill-seekers. No matter what, the …

Ocean City

Aegina Is The Most Beautiful Greek Island You Haven't Heard Of... Yet

Mykonos, Santorini, Crete... been there, done that. But if you're looking for a fresh, unspoiled island to explore, let us introduce you to Aegina.<p>Aegina Island is located in the Saronic Gulf, about 17 nautical miles from Athens. It's home to ancient ruins (including the famous Temple of Aphaia), …

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This Secret Slice Of Oregon Coast Is The Most Beautiful Place You've Never Heard Of

Picture this: Twelve miles of forested park. A rocky, rugged coastline dotted by secret sandy beaches. Seaside prairies. Three-hundred-year-old Sitka spruce trees.<p>Turns out heaven IS a place on Earth, and it's called Samuel H. Boardman State Scenic Corridor.<p>Located on the southern Oregon coast …

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Oregon's secret surprises

Known primarily for the quirky city of Portland, Oregon is a mostly rural state that holds a landscape diversity to rival anywhere in the US. Big hitter destinations like Mt Hood, Crater Lake, Cannon Beach and the Columbia Gorge get heavy fair-weather traffic but there are plenty of other amazing …


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10 Beaches That Will Make You Want To Plan A Trip To The Great Lakes Immediately

Here's a problem we love to have: too many stunning beaches to choose from.<p>That's the constant conundrum with the Great Lakes, where you could spend an entire summer adventuring, swimming and sunning at a new spot each day and still not see most of the shoreline.<p>Though there are many reasons the …

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Ski South America During the Northern Summer

Apart from a few well-known destinations like Chile's Portillo and Argentina's Barilloche, many of us don't know much about the skiing and snowboarding scene down in South America (or up, depending on which way you choose to look at the planet), how easy it is to get there, and what you'll find …

South America

Best Views in America (PHOTOS)

Quick: Close your eyes and picture a beautiful view.<p>Where do you put yourself? Looking out over tall, gleaming urban spires? Mammoth snowcapped peaks? Vast gashes in the earth?<p>Fortunately, no matter what your vision might be, you can probably find a view to match it somewhere in the U.S. Inspiring …

National Parks

Rio de Janeiro glitters by night. Photograph by Theo Westenberger

Climbing On Mount Denali

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20 Stunning European Cities To Visit In Your 20s

From major metropolises to charming, overlooked locales, Europe is brimming with cities everyone should visit. But where does a penny-pinching, adventure-seeking twentysomething even begin when it comes to traveling Europe?<p>The big players -- London, Paris, Amsterdam -- are great. Those should be on</i> …

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