The Hawaiian Islands are a great destination for your next family vacation with easy flights, family friendly resorts and numerous attractions. A family vacation to Hawaii is an fun way to introduce your child to a new culture. Read these helpful tips from the travel experts at Travelwizard.com.
The expert ISLANDS editors answer this very popular question with this interactive map that shows Hawaii and our favorite places.
Google has just launched underwater Street View in partnership with The Catlin Seaview Survey. You can now use Google Maps to swim with sea turtles, chase a manta ray or watch the sun set over a reef. You can drift dive Maui's Molokini Crater, or snorkel Oahu's famous Hanauma Bay. All of this without ever getting wet or leaving your desk.
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Head to the north shore of Molokai for a spa treatment the way nature intended it.
At Celebrity Chef Alan Wong's restaurant The Pineapple Room in Honolulu, they call this cocktail the "Locavore Mai Tai" because it's made with Big Island macadamia nuts, locally distilled Maui rum, fresh local pineapples, organic Poamoho Farms limes, and Maui sugar. We've adapted the recipe slightly, so that you can enjoy the flavors of Hawaii no matter where you are.
Your own sun-drenched island afloat in turquoise waters, fringed with talcum-soft sand and studded with swaying palms. It sounds too good to be true, but it isn’t. You can have all of the above — plus five beaches, three hiking trails and all the food and drink you can consume — at this private-island resort in the Grenadines.
Don’t call it a backpack. Booq’s Cobra pack is like Fort Knox for your electronics. These days, travelers tend to bring more electronics than underwear on trips. The pack’s waterproof zippers, rugged nylon exterior, water-resistant rubberized bottom and rigid-frame laptop compartment lined with soft fabrics let you rest easy when the flight attendant forces you to stuff your bag in a tiny overhead bin.
Would you snorkel in a lake filled with jellyfish, or swim inside a volcano? Jad Davenport lists his top five island adventures.
The perfect 4-day itinerary for St. Kitts.
"It’s easy to dismiss all Caribbean islands as being the same, but St. Kitts surprised me with its rich culture, delicious food and beautiful shorelines. For a small isle, there’s no shortage of things to do.." —Jon Whittle, photographer