Sure, you could spend your entire family vacation at the beach. But Hawaii has so many other attractions that kids (and their parents!) love. Here's our picks for the best of 'em.
Hawaii is filled with awe-inspiring outdoor activities for the whole family, from hiking to the top of volcanoes to snorkeling off the Napali Coast. Check out the top six outdoor excursions that will make your next trip to Hawaii one to remember.
Visitors are just learning about this 192-mile long stretch of golden sands, critter-filled mangrove swamps (great for birders), hippie chic surfing towns and swank, brand-new resorts. Get there before the crowds arrive en masse!
Discover secluded beaches and romantic hideaways on these remote Caribbean islands in Puerto Rico, the Grenadines, the Turks & Caicos, the Bahamas, and more.
Puerto Rico is far more than sun and sand. With a dazzling culture, foodie-worthy cuisine and scintillating nature sites (both on land and in the sea) it may well be one of the most exciting destinations in the Caribbean.
Taking in all that’s new in Miami Beach can be exhausting. If you don’t want to deal with the hyped-up party scene or the impersonal service of a too-big resort, here are three laid-back hotels to try.
Pauline Frommer Talks to an Expert About What's Making this New Water Sport So Popular
That's true of both the pricier islands and the ones with budget accommodations. Some ideas for a last-minute trip.
A stop in at Clearwater Marine Aquarium brings visitors face-to-face with an inspirational dolphin tale -- and the silver screen.
What you should pack in a first-aid kit, how to cope with seasickness, and other ways to avoid the cruise ship's infirmary.
Traveling to the Caribbean in the summer or fall always sounds like a good idea -- until you remember that hurricane season lasts from June to November. Keep these 5 travel tips in mind before you book that Caribbean beach vacation.
Get the most out of Hawaii with our highlights of the best beaches and water sports on the islands.
Elaborate water parks and multi-deck slides are popping up on ships. We round up the best of the bunch, and look ahead at what's to come.
Cruises by nature can be super romantic, and while every cruise port isn't hot, there are plenty that sizzle.
You don't have to leave your good habits in your home port: There's a lot passengers can do to reduce waste and energy use. So go ahead, heed these basic tips. It's easy to be green.
The moment the summer sun comes out, boats ship out to waterside Maryland towns. A boat's not necessary, though -- almost all of them are less than 90 minutes from the Bay Bridge by car.
If you are a little unsteady on your feet, beaches can be downright dangerous. But that doesn't mean you have to give up sand and the surf altogether: there's a wide range of accessible beach options out there if you know how find them.
Pauline Frommer visits CNN this week to discuss why you don't have to be P. Diddy or George Clooney to enjoy the best of the French Riviera.
Pauline Frommer talks with CNN about the current state of the economy, its surprising effect on the cruise industry and how you, the traveler, can take advantage now.
Paradise doesn't have to be overpriced (it's not really paradise then, is it?). We show you how to pinch pennies and deduct dollars where it counts.
The golden yet gritty sands of Thailand's beaches can't compete with the powdery white strips elsewhere, but he background scenery sure can: The craggy limestone towers and photogenic grottos that frame the beaches of Krabi are simply out of this world.
It takes time to get to French Polynesia, but there are few places on earth as idyllic. The teal-green lagoons and palm-tree fringed islands are out of this world and the truest definition of beauty, romance, and fantasy.
Cruises between Australia and New Zealand are all the rage. Well, it's all relative: In these parts there's rarely more than one cruise ship in port at a time -- thank god -- but still, business is booming.
If you prefer a tasting menu over a main course, cruise ships are a great way to sample the world's
best bands of powdery sand without being tied down by one.
Here's a guide to a bunch of the best beaches, plus the best cruise itineraries to get you where you need to go. Once in port, you can generally hop in a taxi to hit the beach, or in many cases sign up for the ships' beach excursions.