The state and US flag hang in front of rustic Becker Vineyards in the HIll Country.

Best Wineries on the Texas Hill Country Wine Trail

Texas Hill Country has rediscovered its viticulture roots. Wineries have cropped up all throughout the state, 27 of which happen to be west of Austin in the beautiful Hill Country. Here are some of the best wineries on the Trail, along with a bit about Texas’s wine history.

Choose one of the luaus in Ka‘anapali for your fire twirling fix.

Ka‘anapali Luaus

There’s no shortage of luaus to be found along the Ka‘anapali strip. All feature buffet food for over 100 people, local craft artisans, and some sort of premium seating for an added price, but the atmosphere and food quality varies fairly heavily. Choose which luau is the best experience for you based on these summaries.

Teams squaring off in Austin's roller derby.

Austin’s Roller Derby Revival

The most outrageous form of entertainment of the golden 1970s, roller derby, is back! Austin’s unique and dazzling form of underground entertainment is put on by a legion of feisty women from all walks of life.

Nightlife in Lahaina is fun and varied.

Nightlife and Entertainment in Lahaina

Nightlife and entertainment in Lahaina is fun and varied, from cultural events to live music and mingling to late-night dive bars. Many events are also free, and several are family-friendly. Whatever your mood, chances are good Lahaina can match it.

A sheltered cove of turquoise water on Bermuda's south shore.

Tips for Visiting Bermuda with Kids

Being a kid in Bermuda is like stepping into Fantasia or Alice in Wonderland, with plenty of weird animals, sunshine-packed days, real-life forts, and bubblegum-colored buses. Bermuda also makes it pretty easy to entertain children with beach trips, interactive heritage centers, aquariums, zoos, parades, and festivals—to name just a few.

Outdoor seating at the Mai Tai Bar on Waikiki Beach.

The Best of Waikiki Nightlife

Waikiki nightlife is wonderfully varied—you’ll find bars and clubs, fine dining and live music, ultra-casual hangouts and high-class venues, so no matter your mood, there’s always somewhere to go. Many of these locations are popular with visitors and locals alike.

Luxury brand storefronts on Kalakaua avenue in Waikiki.

Shopping in Waikiki

As a major beachfront neighborhood, shopping in Waikiki runs the gamut from high-end luxury items and galleries featuring local artists to aloha gear and quaint souvenir shops. These are the best locations to scratch your shopping itch, and even if you’ve got a budget to stick to, most are still well-worth a leisurely browse for fun.

A fruit-garnished cocktail on an outdoor table at sunset.

Honolulu Nightlife

Nightlife in Honolulu features a nice mix of relaxed venues and a few luxurious options if that’s what you’re looking for. Quite a few places serve food as well, from casual pub fare to creative menus designed to pair with drink selections.