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Pinckney National Wildlife Refuge, Hilton Head SC

Birding bonanza and gators galore! A visit to Pinckney National Wildlife Refuge [1/2 miles west of Hilton Head Island off of U.S. Highway 278] is a nature lovers dream come true. Just outside of Hilton Head it is a must … Continue reading

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Reflections on visiting Negril, Jamaica

My Mom and I were looking to book a last minute February trip with two important components, warm weather and beach. We thought about Belize, but the flights weren’t cooperating with our dates. We thought about Panama, but we didn’t … Continue reading

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Maha’ulepu Heritage Trail, Kauai Hike

We were fresh off the plane after our first island hop, everything went smoothly, and in Lihue the sun was shining bright. Hopping in our rental car we decided to head to the south of the island for a relaxing … Continue reading

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Green Sand Beach & South Point, Big Island Hawaii

There are only four green sand beaches in the world and one of them happens to be on Big Island, Hawaii. It is named Papakolea Beach [On Hwy. 11 between the 69 and 70 mile markers, find the signed South … Continue reading

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Hilo Parks: Liliuokalani Gardens, Coconut Island, & Wailoa River

Want to take an early morning stroll, have some extra time before dinner? There are some lovely little parks right in the city of Hilo for your enjoyment. If you have some extra time between your big events of the … Continue reading

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Hot Ponds, Big Island

The Big Island is the youngest of the Hawaiian Islands and still has active volcanoes. For this reason, you won’t find as many long stretches of sandy beach as you would on the other islands, but a lot of rocky … Continue reading

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A day in Huntington Beach and Cypress, California

Sandwiched between two major attractions, the city of LA and Disneyland, there are a number of suburban cities that seem quiet in comparison. You may find yourself booking a hotel in one of these more relaxed atmospheres to escape the … Continue reading

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