Beautiful turquoise water on the beach at Colombia's Parque Nacional Natural Tayrona.

Colombia’s National Parks

From undisturbed coral reefs to the Amazonian jungle to snow-covered mountain ranges, Colombia’s National Parks are well worth the effort to visit. Learn about the country’s efforts to preserve its natural habitats and the challenges they face.

View of Lake McDonald from Apgar Lookout in Glacier National Park.

Glacier National Park’s 10 Best Hikes

Glacier is a hiker’s park, with more than 700 miles of trails. Out of all that, it’s tough to choose which hikes to take first, especially if you’re short on time. Here’s a quick glance at Glacier National Park’s ten best hikes, with highlights and starting points.

Kualapu‘u Cookhouse is one of the few places to grab a bite on Moloka‘i.

Where to Eat on Moloka‘i

Though choices for where to eat on Moloka‘i are limited, that at least makes it easy to decide. You’re not going to find anything fancy here; laid-back, filling plate lunches and do-it-yourself picnics from the market are Moloka‘i’s culinary speed.

Hilo Bay Hostel.

Hilo Hostels

Hilo can make a good base to explore the island: It’s only 45 minutes to Volcano and about an hour to Mauna Kea, and it’s at the beginning of the drive on the Hamakua Coast. Staying the night in a hostel is an incredibly inexpensive way to travel, especially solo or in very small groups.

Atop a peak in the Logan Pass area.

Best Landscapes to Explore in Glacier National Park

With some of North America’s oldest exposed rock, a landscape created from moving earth, and the carving action of ice, Glacier Park fills one million acres with captivating scenery. Enjoy sinking into iconic Glacier landscapes by camping or staying in lodges, then don your hiking boots, for the best of Glacier’s features are seen up close from trails.