Before my husband and I went to Maui, I admit we were actually a little snobby about Hawaii--we thought it was just for honeymooners. (We were crazy, I know.) Maui turned out to be one of our best trips ever. Be sure to set aside one evening for a casual barbecue at one of the many roadside beach parks along the western shore: Pick up some burgers and beer and charcoal and cook out while watching the sea turtles and the sunset.
Maui's network of hiking trails, beaten paths and otherwise, suit trekkers at all fitness levels: Our favorites include the six-mile Lahaina Pali Trail... more
Snorkeling is the most democratic of all water activities—you don't need expensive equipment or certification, to be in good shape, or even to be able to... more
Makena State Park: Big Beach, a ten-minute drive from the resorts at Wailea, is an uncrowded, undeveloped half-mile-long sugar-sand expanse. It's popular with... more
Jawz started as a roadside taco truck outside Makena State Park. You can still get killer fish tacos there (in fact, there are two trucks now—one inside... more