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Enjoying the Outdoors In California

Enjoying the Outdoors In California

California is an excellent visitors destination since it extends along the majority of the Pacific coastline of the United States. There are a number of national parks and outdoor activities to keep travelers occupied with in California. There is the Sequoia National Parks, the High Sierras, the beauty of Lake Tahoe and the big cities of San Francisco and Los Angeles among others. In southern California there is no shortage of wonderful beach options if you prefer to spend your vacation relaxing on the beach. The fifth largest city in California is Long Beach and it is one of the busiest seaports in the entire world. With many attractions to decide from, Long Beach has become a premier seaside resort for travelers. For those who like to shop on their vacations there is the Queen’s Market Place which is designed to look like an open English Village. For the...

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The Best of Hawaii: Breathtaking Kauai

If you ask anyone in the world what their dream destination is, chances are they are going to tell you “Hawaii.” With alluring ocean waves, breathtaking landscapes, and a vast amount of natural beauty surrounding the island — it is no surprise why millions of vacationers visit this destination each year. While there are hundreds of cities in Hawaii, one of the most awe-inspiring hotspots is Kauai. From rich beach hangouts to an array of activities such as parasailing and surfing; the opportunities are endless. If you are looking for fun in the sun, one of the most popular things to do in Kauai is relax on the beach. Lumahai Beach Park is a wonderful place to visit if you are looking to take beautiful photos. While it is not recommended to swim in the water, due to dangerous currents, the landscape is astonishing. Clear blue water, jagged cliffs,...

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Adventure and Fun: Scuba Dive the Florida Keys

Adventure and Fun: Scuba Dive the Florida Keys

One of the best areas to scuba dive within North America is in the Florida Keys, a long string of islands just south of Miami. For any scuba diver traveling to southern Florida, even a quick day trip to the Florida Keys is worthwhile. There’s great scuba diving all along the Keys from the first community of Key Largo, through to the middle at Marathon and all the way to the end where Key West is located. One can get to Key Largo in about 45 minutes from Miami and the protected Pennekamp marine park in the surrounding waters offers much more marine life to see than the waters off Miami or Fort Lauderdale. Key Largo in particular is a scuba diver’s town with numerous dive operators and some retailers who carry diving equipment and gear. One of the great things about scuba diving in the Florida Keys is...

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Waikiki Beach: Hawaiian Heaven

Waikiki Beach: Hawaiian Heaven

When you here someone mention Hawaii, you most likely think of Waikiki beach. This is perhaps one of the most popular places in Hawaii. Waikiki beach is a beautiful beach that stretches approximately 2 miles long with its coast lined by hotels and businesses geared towards attracting the tourists and lets not forget the very beautiful Kapiolani Park that is also located along the beach of Waikiki. Waikiki Beach is a popular spot for all of thos who love to snorkel, swim, surf and even go canoing. The beach can be a very crowed place to be but with all the different things to do and explore you will be sure to have a great time. You can go to the areas near the Diamond Head or go to Kapiolani Park, if you are looking for expansive picnic and recreational areas. Kristina Malsberger described Waikiki Beach best when she...

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