Waterwheel at a mill in Sleepy Hollow, NY.

Hudson Valley Day Trips from New York City

A Hudson Valley day trip is a great way to experience the area without a large time commitment, making it especially appealing to those weekending in New York City. Each of these trips start at Grand Central Station, so don’t worry about renting a car.

Your Best Day in Waikiki

There’s so much to do in Waikiki, from all the usual outdoor activities to shopping, dining, or simply relaxing on the beach. Of all the activities on offer, some tap into the history and character of Waikiki, which have evolved to make Waikiki the iconic and unique place that it is today.

Take a kayak up the Wailua River in Kaua'i.

Spend a Day Exploring East Side Kaua‘i

To experience the best of the best on the east side, begin early, be ready for a busy day, and since the best beaches are found on other parts of the island, go with activities rather than lounging on the sand. Begin in Kapa‘a, then work your way toward Lihu‘e.

The historic Hawaii State Capitol in Honolulu.

Your Best Day in Honolulu

While there are many neighborhoods that comprise Greater Honolulu, most of what appeals to visitors is centrally located in the downtown vicinity. Plan your Honolulu day around avoiding the daily rush-hour traffic to maximize your time.

Looking up at the wooden Goddard covered bridge in Kentucky.

Take a Kentucky Covered Bridges Road Trip

If covered bridges are your passion, northern Kentucky is a great destination. Though we recommend a multiday trip to enjoy the surrounding towns and communities, here’s how to visit all eight of the region’s bridges in a looping day’s drive.

Sunlight bathes rows of grape vines in a Sonoma Valley vineyard.

The Best of Napa & Sonoma

Visiting California Wine Country can be a dizzying proposition, and that’s even before the first bottle has been opened. Here are suggestions for one- or two-day trips that make the most of Napa and Sonoma.