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  • 6 Top Fitness & Wellness Resorts for 2014

    Kick off your new year's resolution-primed vacation by booking a trip to a close-to-home resort where health and fitness get top billing.

    Posted by Jimmy Im on January 02, 2014 at 2:03:13 PM EST in Trip Ideas, Hotels
  • Where to Whale Watch in Hawaii

    Humpback whales are Hawaii's other visitors that show up every year. They stick around from December through May, making that the best time to go see them up close in all their glory.

    Posted by Leslie Lang on September 10, 2013 at 11:41:03 AM EDT in Outdoors
  • Where to Eat on Maui Now

    When on Maui, you'll have no trouble finding a good meal. Traditional huli huli chicken. Moist kalua pork. Fresh off the boat ahi tuna. Spicy Asian noodles. Come hungry.

    Posted by Andrea M. Rotondo on August 05, 2013 at 8:57:32 AM EDT in Restaurants
  • 9 Things to Do With Kids on Maui

    For when the kids get bored of building sandcastles while the parents hang out at the tiki bar, here are nine activities and destinations guaranteed to entertain the youngsters and the young-at-hearts alike.

    Posted by Leslie Lang on July 29, 2013 at 8:57:00 AM EDT in Family, Trip Ideas
  • Andaz Maui at Wailea to Open Summer 2013

    Maui's Wailea coastline is getting a hot new resort next summer when the Andaz moves into town. The modern hotel will feature local Hawaiian food and drink, as well as four cascading infinity pools.

    Posted by Nicole Campoy on December 20, 2012 at 12:43:08 PM EST in News, Hotels
  • Splurge vs. Save: Maui

    Maui's got it all—from plush resorts to boutique-y beachfront stays; romantic eateries to shack-like cafes. So here are our top picks for when to splurge and where to save.

    Posted by Trish Friesen on October 31, 2012 at 3:49:40 PM EDT in Trip Ideas, Travel Tips
  • Just Back From: the Hana Highway

    Discovering what awaits at the end of the Hana Highway (a.k.a. the Highway to Heaven) may be full of twists and turns and colorful distractions, but it is absolutely worth it.

    Posted by Fodor's Guest Blogger on October 16, 2012 at 11:26:45 AM EDT in Trip Ideas
  • Back to School: 10 Vacay 'Classes' in Maui

    There are many joys of reaching the time when "back to school" no longer refers to you. Except when it comes to this Maui-based lesson plan. Think cocktail classes, ukelele lessons, and driver's ed on the Road to Hana.

    Posted by Carrie Seim on October 01, 2012 at 11:27:10 AM EDT in Outdoors, Trip Ideas
  • Undiscovered Hawaii: Maui

    You've seen the Hana Highway and hit Kaanapali Beach, but we doubt you've ever seen this side of Maui—Upcountry. It's lush, filled with art galleries, and offers up farm-fresh cuisine.

    Posted by Fodor's Guest Blogger on September 07, 2012 at 5:01:48 PM EDT in Trip Ideas
  • 3 Farm Tours for Food Lovers in Maui

    Maui promises sun, sand, palm trees, and umbrella drinks to spare. But dig a little deeper, and you'll find fertile farming land ripe for exploring. You'll be stuffing your carry-on with lavender jam in no time.

    Posted by Stephanie Hua on July 03, 2012 at 10:15:36 AM EDT in Trip Ideas, Trip Ideas
  • Luxury Experiential Resort Lumeria Maui Opens in Maui

    Surfer-centric town Paia, on Maui’s North Shore, welcomed a new luxury resort to its midst in early March. Located on six acres of former sugarcane land, not far from famous surf spot Ho’okipa Beach, Lumeria Maui is an experiential retreat with programs and classes centered on yoga, surfing, meditation, and Hawaiian culture.

    Posted by Stephanie Johnnidis on March 30, 2012 at 3:27:45 PM EDT in Hotels
  • Use this tip to make the most of a Friday night in Maui

    Spend a Friday afternoon exploring Front Street, and then dine in town and hang around for Art Night, when the galleries stay open into the evening and entertainment fills the streets.

    Posted by Fodor's Editors on February 27, 2012 at 1:00:00 AM EST in Travel Tips
  • 10 Top Kid-Friendly Hotels

    The prospect of traveling with children can indeed seem daunting, sometimes so much so that the very idea of it keeps families from leaving home altogether. Rest assured, there's hope out there yet for your next kids-inclusive vacation, thanks to these 10 family-friendly hotels that offer plenty of fun for the kiddies, without skimping on the amenities for adults.

    Posted by Fodor's Guest Blogger on February 14, 2012 at 11:42:40 AM EST in Hotels, Family
  • Insider Tips for Whale Watching Season in Maui

    If you're hoping to catch a glimpse of humpbacks in Maui's warm waters, January through mid-March is the best time of year to see them. Here's a rundown of everything you need to know for a great trip—including the best places for low season deals.

    Posted by Matt Villano on January 30, 2012 at 2:46:15 PM EST in Trip Ideas
  • Find out where to get the best Hawaiian-made gifts in Maui

    The gift shop at Bailey House museum in Central Maui—where you'll find a fantastic collection of Hawaiian artifacts—is one of the best sources on the island for items that are actually made in Hawaii.

    Posted by Fodor's Editors on January 28, 2012 at 1:00:00 AM EST in Travel Tips
  • Hoping to attend a luau in Maui? Be sure to book ahead!

    Although it's performed nightly, the Old Lahaina Luau sells out regularly. Make your reservations when planning your trip to Maui.

    Posted by Fodor's Editors on January 11, 2012 at 1:00:00 AM EST in Travel Tips
  • Hawaii's 5 Best Clothing Boutiques

    Boutiques in Oahu, Kauai, and Maui are dedicating ample rack space to the best pieces from local designers. Whether searching for a strappy evening dress or a sleek swimsuit, we've got your shopping needs covered with a curated list of places to hit.

    Posted by Bee Shapiro on December 26, 2011 at 1:15:35 PM EST in Trip Ideas, Shopping
  • Hot Hawaii Deals from $216 a Night

    If you’re ready to escape the chilly weather for warm sand, tropical cocktails, and stunning sunsets, we can help. As winter descends on the mainland, Fodor’s is turning its sights to warm-weather escapes, delivering dazzling weekly deals. Here are three of the Hawaii packages we like best.

    Posted by Matt Villano on November 18, 2011 at 9:42:27 AM EST in Trip Ideas
  • 11 Fall Value Travel Destinations

    Don't be fooled by the term "off season." Now is the best time to take advantage of travel deals; the crowds are gone and many hotels and airlines have dropped their rates. We've rounded up our favorite value fall travel destinations, where you'll get the same luxuries for a fraction of the price.

    Posted by Arabella Bowen on September 22, 2010 at 5:48:37 PM EDT in Trip Ideas Tagged: laquinta, La Quinta, mumbai, Mumbai, korea, Korea, angkorwat, Angkor Wat
  • Top 10 Hawaiian Foods to Try

    Food in Hawai‘i is a reflection of the state’s diverse cultural makeup and tropical location. Fresh seafood, organic fruits and vegetables, free-range poultry and meat, and locally grown products are the hallmarks of Hawai‘i regional cuisine. Its preparations are drawn from across the Pacific Rim, including Japan, the Philippines, Korea, and Thailand—and now, "Hawaiian food" is a cuisine in its own right. Don’t miss Hawaiian-grown coffee, either, whether it’s smooth Kona from the Big Island or coffee grown on other islands.

    Posted by Fodor's Editors on July 14, 2010 at 2:11:24 AM EDT in Deals Tagged: wilmington, Poconos