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  • 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