Waikiki is full of crummy tourist food and chain restaurants, but if you know where to go, you can eat like the locals do—fresh ahi tuna, decadent one-of-a-kind pastries, and heaping portions of the famous Hawaiian "plate lunch" are all within easy reach of the beach.
Frommer's' editors select the best destinations for travelers in 2016.
When is hurricane season in the Caribbean, the Pacific, the Indian Ocean? Save your beach vacation with our month-by-month guide to the typhoons and cyclones of the world.
Few places can do great luxury resorts as well as the Caribbean. Frommer's' researchers have been to them all. We think these are some of the best resorts—the most gorgeous, the most romantic, and most memorable hotels in the world—perfect for honeymoons, romance, or indulgent getaways.
Thinking of taking a tropical cruise? The Caribbean islands each provide slightly different versions of sun and fun, and each port offers its own variety of tours, beaches, and shopping. Here's our guide to the most important ports.
Orlando has more than 118,000 hotel rooms—but not all resort pools are equal. Check out some of the best swimming areas that the vacationland serving Walt Disney World and Universal Orlando has to offer.
Sun, sand and crystalline waters—that's why one goes to the Caribbean, right? But which islands offer the best of those three elements? Our experts have picked the top 16 destinations for beach lovers.
Itching for a real Surfin' Safari? Look no farther, from the classic breaks of San Diego to the Moroccan coastline we've found the wildest waves and most beautiful beaches.
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!
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.
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.