Mount Everest gets all the credit, but Hawaii’s Mauna Kea (an idle volcano that’s been around for, you know, a million years) is technically the world’s tallest mountain. Technically. While it stands 13,800ft above sea level, more than two thirds of the hill is actually submerged underwater, which brings the total height to 33,136ft.
If year-round sunshine, epic waves, and surfer chicks aren’t enough to lure you to Maui, the island’s solar-powered, organic vodka distillery might do it. Check out Ocean Vodka, an 8-year-old company that recently opened a visitor-friendly complex. Aloha!
New Orleans, Orlando, Maui, Phoenix, and San Francisco are among the best places to visit in the U.S. in the off season.
Americans hoping to escape winter weather can enjoy a tropical Christmas in Hawaii or Florida at places such as Honolulu, Lahaina, Waikiki and Key West.
Whether it means hitting the slopes or riding the waves, many winter travelers have a few favorite destinations across America to cure the winter blues. The following are five of the best winter getaways in the U.S.
Kauai is the place to visit if you like your slice of paradise served with a healthy dose of well-earned cuts and bruises, and a sore muscle or two. It’s an amazing, exotic place that’s definitely worth the visit, but if you’re going to attempt it — you should do it right. And here is how.
Embark upon a relaxing trip away from crowds and heavy traffic and into calmer, more peaceful destinations.
America is blessed with an abundance of natural wonders, from pristine lakes and mighty rivers to natural sandstone arches and snow-capped mountains.
Get the best deals the travel world has to offer this season, with these insider secrets from top travel pros.
The United States Military Academy is set to graduate its latest crop of second lieutenants, and among them is a man from Pearl River in Rockland County.
A Gallup survey on stress in America conducted from January to December 2012 and just released this month found that among those in the Tri-State Area, 43 percent of the people surveyed in Connecticut answered yes to having stress.
A prosecutor said a defendant “knew exactly what he was doing” when he attacked a New York City therapist who got in the way of his plan to rob her office mate.
The shenanigans were limited. The teams scored plenty of points. Yet the results were familiar — another ho-hum Pro Bowl. Now, the future of the game depends on how Commissioner Roger Goodell sees it.
Officials say the company’s permit should be revoked for three violations on July 4. That’s the day 15-year-old Tyler Madoff from White Plains was swept off the west coast of the Big Island.
In his most recent parole bid, the man who killed ex-Beatle John Lennon said that he hoped to live and work with an upstate New York minister if released.