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Spencer Beach on the Big Island. Photo © Bree Kessler.

Visiting Hawaii’s Big Island with Kids

When along came baby for author and Hawaii travel expert Bree Kessler, so too did a deeper understanding about what makes for a fun, stress-free outing for everyone. Here’s what she’s learned about beach-going, hiking, dining out, and where to stay on the Big Island with kids in tow.

The Hoapili Trail through a rocky landscape near La Perouse Bay in South Maui.

Hiking Hoapili Trail in South Maui

Anyone who heads out on the Hoapili Trail will realize right away that this isn’t your average hike. Hot and barren and set in the middle of nowhere, the Hoapili Trail isn’t as much about hiking as it is about taking a literal step back in time.

Secret Beach tide pools. Photo © Kevin Whitton.

Best Kilauea Hike: Secret Beach, Tide Pools, and Waterfall

Tide pools and an oceanside waterfall are the beautiful rewards at the end of this half-hour hike in Kilauea on the north shore of Kaua‘i. It’s important to note that this hike should only be done during summer when the ocean is completely flat.

Kitesurfing at Lincoln City Beach. Photo © Elaine Giadone/123rf.

Things to Do in Lincoln City, OR

Lincoln City, once five separate fishing and logging towns, is now a destination for travelers seeking its beautiful 7.5-mile beach. There’s plenty to do there and in town, and here’s a round-up of the best.