The Wupatki National Monument. Photo © Tim Hull.

Who Were the Sinagua and Where Did They Go?

The Sinagua left their architecture and masonry all over north-central Arizona, but little else. Here’s what we know of them today, pieced together from artifacts, ruins, and geology.

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.

The Pryor Creek Bridge in Chelsea, OK.

Route 66 Sights Through Chelsea, Oklahoma

You wouldn’t know it by the looks of it, but Chelsea used to be one of the largest towns in Oklahoma. Here’s where to go for the sights, plus where to eat and stay in town on your Route 66 road trip.

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.

The sun reflects off the water at Ka‘anapali beach.

10 Budget-Friendly Maui Travel Tips

Just because Maui is a popular travel destination doesn’t mean it has to be expensive. Author Kyle Ellison shares 10 travel tips for experiencing paradise on a budget.

Spend a weekend away in a yurt with YMCA of the Rockies. Photo © Mindy Sink.

Where to See Colorado’s Fall Colors

It’s an annual autumn tradition in Colorado: take a weekend or an afternoon to see the aspen trees turn to gold. Here’s when and where to go for the best look at Colorado’s fall colors.

Hollywood Boulevard. Photo © Lisa Robinson/The Department of Creativity.

Seeing Stars in LA: Stargazing and Celebrity Landmarks

There are two types of stars to watch for in LA: celebrities and, well, stars. For your fill of classic Hollywood stars, take a gander at these celebrity landmarks in Hollywood. If you’d like to sight some celestial bodies along with your celebrities, head to Griffith Observatory.