The wreck of the HMS Vixen. Photo © Gary Parker/123rf.

Bermuda Shipwreck Dive Sites

Bermuda is known as the shipwreck capital of the Atlantic. Most of these unfortunate vessels, from treasure-laden galleons to U.S. Civil War-era steamers, lie less than 60 feet deep, making accessibility a breeze.

A castle-like building amidst a vineyard in fall colors.

California Coast Family Road Trip Ideas

Driving the California coast is a classic family road trip, with a range of attractions for kids to enjoy. While some popular destinations are very much kid-focused, other attractions such as zoos, aquariums, and unique locales are truly family-friendly, offering a bit of fun for everyone.

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.

A pandanus palm at the Arboretum. Photo © Malcolm Manners, licensed Creative Commons Attribution.

On the Wild Side: Bermuda’s Nature Reserves

Bermuda may seem like a manicured garden, but many parishes maintain national parks and nature reserves perfect for travelers interested in seeing Bermuda’s wilder side. Often these parks and reserves are excellent hiking and bird-watching spots as well.

A tall narrow waterfall cascades down through the bamboo forest in Maui.

Best Hikes of the Hawaiian Islands

Hawaii’s majestic mountains and forests hold verdant treasures that can only be seen by foot. There are a rich diversity of trails, from shaded valleys leading to waterfalls to ridges overlooking coastline and valleys with views of neighbor islands.

Overlook view of the deep blue waters of Rae Lakes in Kings Canyon National Park.

The Best of Sequoia & Kings Canyon

You could fill weeks with all there is to do in Sequoia National Park and Kings Canyon National Park, but if you’re short on time or would prefer to hit the highlights, here’s the best of both parks.

A lifeguard station on the beach next to the Santa Monica Pier.

Best of the West 14-Day Road Trip: SF, Yosemite, Vegas, LA…

By driving in a rough loop, you can hit all the top destinations of the West—San Francisco, Yosemite, Las Vegas, the Grand Canyon and LA—in two weeks. This day-by-day route begins in San Francisco, but you can just as easily start in Los Angeles or Las Vegas if that works better for you.