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Get a history lesson during vacation

Visit a National Heritage Area, specially designated places where historic, cultural and natural resources combine to form nationally important landscapes. Read more

New rules for visiting Haena State Park

New rules have been implemented to help manage the flow of visitors to the popular Haena State Park on Kauai’s north shore, which includes Kee Beach, Hanakapiai Beach and the Kalalau Trail. Read more

Solo with kids? Try the rails or a river

Traveling solo with kids? You’ll find minimal stress and maximum time together (and perhaps a little “me time”) during these family vacations. Here are five possibilities. Read more

Use your imagination and save some money

A family vacation doesn’t have to include fancy flights to far-off places or ritzy resorts to reap meaningful rewards. So clear the calendar and consider these five ideas that won’t break the bank. Read more

Dive into fun at these 5 cool pools, water parks

Diving boards and the deep end have been replaced by daredevil drops and surf zones. Here are five places where you and the family can splash together in cool pools and water parks. Read more

5 reasons to make vacation plans now

Have you been putting off making plans for that week at the beach, the trip to the mountains or the often discussed and never scheduled dude ranch adventure? Time’s a wasting! Read more

Wend your way through history on scenic water trails

The National Water Trails System, a network of 22 rivers, lakes and other waterway trails, designated as such by the U.S. Department of Interior, offers families recreational opportunities and history lessons in scenic regions of the U.S. Here are five trails to consider. Read more

You’re free to roam with one tiny chip

There’s an easy way to get zero roaming fees, inexpensive internet service and cheap phone calls when you travel. The trick is the SIM card, a tiny, removable chip, inside your phone. Read more

Airbnb suites coming to Rockefeller Plaza

Travelers to New York City will soon have the opportunity to book luxurious suites through Airbnb in one of the Big Apple’s most iconic buildings, Rockefeller Center. Read more

Beauty blooms in these 5 gardens

Awash in color, scent and texture, gardens are a gift from the natural world. Here are five places where beauty is blooming. Read more

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