Adventurers re-energize themselves aside the soothing and spectacular Manoa Falls.

5 Best Waterfall Hikes in Hawaii

Postcard-worthy paths in Maui, Kauai, Oahu, and the Big Island.
Chicago city skyline reflected in the "Bean."

Great Architectural Pilgrimages: 15 Sites to Visit

From Angkor Wat to suburban Connecticut, we've rounded up 15 inspiring sites for people who love buildings.
Greenwich Park and the Royal Observatory.

London Day Trips: Museums and Gardens

From the halls of Oxford to the hills of Hampstead Heath, nine museums and gardens worth adding to your London itinerary.
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Couple walking through the Waipio Valley. Photo: Tor Johnson / The Hawaii Tourism

10 Reasons to Visit the Big Island, Hawaii

Sunbathe on a green-sand beach, stargaze from a mountaintop observatory, snorkel with sea turtles, and enjoy more unforgettable moments on Hawaii's Big Island.
A rock climber in southwestern Colorado. Courtesy Matt Inden/Weaver Multimedia Group

6 Exhilarating Colorado Adventure Getaways

From camping in yurts to ice climbing, each of these Colorado adventures delivers just the right amount of adrenaline.
Death Valley National Park, CA.

Death Valley National Park: Spring in the Desert

Hiking around a 3,000-year-old crater and walking on a salt flat are just a few of the memorable things to do in California's Death Valley National Park.
Yoga at the New Age Health Spa in the Catskills, NY. Courtesy New Age Health Spa

Health Retreats: 5 Ways to Shape Up

Skip the gym. Massages or other spa treatments are included in these active vacations in Hawaii, Mexico, Vermont, New York's Catskills, or British Columbia.
Potala Palace, seat of the Dalai Lamas.

7 Legendary Lady Explorers

From Antarctica to Iran, these seven journeys shattered the glass ceiling of exploration.
Skree Skiing from the Summit of Kilimanjaro

Best Parks in Kenya and Tanzania

From high mountain peaks, to crystal-clear waters, to vast African plains: here are five parks that will take your breath away.
Dock and crystal clear waters in Cancun, Mexico

The Very Best of the Yucatan Peninsula

The best places to visit, the best hotels and restaurants, plus must-see, one-of-a-kind experiences on the Yucatan Peninsula and Tabasco and Chiapas.
Park City, Utah, dates back to 1868. Photo courtesy Park City Chamber of Commerce & Visitors Bureau

9 Warm-Weather Ways to See Park City, Utah

Long after the snow melts, Park City offers hiking, golf, biking, plus great music, film, and Olympic training for everyone.
Heavenly Mountain Resort, Lake Tahoe. Photo by: Corey Rich

7 Ways to Ski Lake Tahoe

If you want to say you've skied Tahoe, here are seven ski resorts that should be at the top of your list.
Snorkeling in Kealakekua Bay, Big Island.

Best of Hawaii: 40 Favorite Sights and Activities

There really is just one cardinal rule to enjoying a Hawaiian vacation: relax -- you are in paradise.
The infinity hot tub at Hotel Terra in Jackson Hole. Courtesy Terra Resort Group

Jackson Hole, Wyoming: Not Just for Skiers

From snowshoeing to wildlife viewing, Jackson Hole has some of the best winter activities for non-skiers.
Kolob Canyon area of Zion National Park.

Best U.S. National Parks for Kids

14 parks and national seashores that will give you and your family memories for a lifetime.
The Hollywood Walk of Fame.

California for Families: San Diego to San Francisco

Highlights for adults and kids alike from the San Diego Zoo to the Golden Gate Bridge.
Grace Bay Beach, Providenciales.

Caribbean's Best: 10 Favorite Moments

Dance in Anguilla's beach bars, relax on a secluded beach in Antigua, and find more Caribbean island adventures and experiences.
Plane at Yellowstone National Park

When Weather Interrupts Your Trip: 6 Things to Do

How to react when weather makes a mess of your flying plans.
Hikers moving up Ayers Rock in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park, Australia.

Exploring Oprah's Australia on Your Own Dime

From cuddling koalas to climbing Sydney Harbour Bridge, here's how to follow in the talk-show queen's footsteps -- without a royal budget.
Giant tube sponge and a diver in the waters of Roatan, Honduras.

Central American Islands: 11 Amazing Escapes

Eleven sparsely populated beaches, one-of-a-kind reefs, and secluded sights perfect for adventuresome visitors and low-impact leisure travelers alike.
Find your own magic carpet at Bazar Ben Allal in the carpet souk, Criée Berbere.

Best of Marrakech: 13 Favorite Moments

From the medina's medieval jigsaw to Hivernage's hedonistic clubs, Marrakech has a spirit that's impossible to bottle.
Lahaina, Hawaii (Maui)

Cliff Diving and Cliff Jumping: 9 Peak Places

Oceans, lakes, and rivers around the world where you can go over the edge.
Evening view of the Tower of London, seen from across the River Thames.

The Royal River: Life Along the Thames

What the River Thames lacks in length, it makes up for in history and pageantry.