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Things to see and do in Kauai

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Pride in the USA

To mark the 50th anniversary of the Stonewall Rebellion, we’re celebrating 2019’s must-visit Pride events in Philly, Chicago, Vegas, and W. Hollywood.

WorldPride: 50 years of Pride in NYC

We learn where to go for all things Pride in NYC — parties, food, history, arts and culture. We've got the scoop with a local in the Big Apple.

Our top places to go in 2019

Forget the wet weather and whet your appetite for adventure with our top destinations for 2019.

An expert's guide to San Francisco

We sent some of our team on a fact-finding holiday to San Fran. Here's a taste of what they experienced.

The Most Instagrammable places in NYC

If you’re looking for some serious Insta-envy from your followers, these Big Apple beauties are sure to get the likes rolling in.

The best places to eat in Arizona

We've put together some food for thought on where to eat in Arizona, from watering holes to desserts in the dunes. Did someone say air conditioning and ice cream?

Have a nice day in San Francisco

A handful of quintessentially San Francisco places and experiences that we’d love to share with you.

LA LA Land

Become an honorary Angelino and explore LA and beyond with these tours and experiences.

Awesome music festivals from around the world

With Glasto round the corner, it’s time to dust off your tent, grab your shades and set off for summer’s hottest festivals.

San Francisco Pride 2017 – Celebration of Diversity

Join San Francisco Pride in promoting a “Celebration of Diversity” in 2017 over the weekend of 24 and 25 June.

Las Vegas Pride 2017 – loud, proud and plenty of crowds

Maybe you’ve done Pride before. But until you’ve done Pride in Las Vegas, you haven’t really done Pride.

Fantastic Places - Inspired by Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them

Get a glimpse of these magical sites around New York City.

Why Washington DC is the perfect holiday destination for families

You may not see Washington, DC as a family-friendly holiday destination at first glance. But look closer and you’ll find this political powerhouse ranks right at the top for the best family-friendly US cities.

Summer of Love - 50th Anniversary

2017 ushers in the 50th anniversary of the Summer of Love and is the perfect time to visit San Francisco.

History of the USA

From sprawling vineyards and Art Deco buildings to iconic statues, The USA has a fascinating history to explore. Here’s just a few pointers on how to discover America’s intriguing past.

More about Kauai

If your kids have got excess energy to burn, then bring them to the Jungle Valley Adventure.

Overlooking the rugged Hanalei Mountains, you can kayak the Kalihiwai Stream or float down the water in an inner tube.

.Swim with big green sea turtles and thousands of fish at perfect depths.

Take a boat tour in summer and snorkel along the glorious Na Pali coast.

Underwater theatre

On the east side of the Kauai island lies the 32-kilometre long Wailua River, surrounded by rich green vegetation and lush scenery. Take a boat tour or kayak your way down to explore 2 waterfalls - Opaekaa Falls and Wailua Falls - a bird refuge. Most boat tours also stop at the recently restored Fern Grotto, the natural lava rock cave with hanging ferns

Wailua River Valley

Get out on a kayak and paddle along Kauai’s tropical waters. Kauai is known as the garden island, its lush green jungle panoramas, rolling valleys and rugged cliffs stretch for miles and tumbling waterfalls make for a positively majestic backdrop. 

Kayaking in Kauai

The volcanic soils of this subtropical island provide the perfect environment for a huge variety of stunningly colourful flora - you can even see flowers growing on rocks.

Hawaiian flora

Perfect for surfers of all abilities - from your very first wave through to the biggest swells.

Why not book a few lessons or simply pop your towel down on the sand as watch the locals show off their skills?

Surfing in Kauai

Kauai is a hiker's paradise, there is an extensive network of trails with unparalleled views to inspire you.

Hiking through the verdant forests, looking at the indigenous wildlife and giant plants will make you feel like Indiana Jones discovering new archaeological treasures - and you wouldn't be far wrong because Raiders of the Lost Ark was actually filmed here!

Take a hike

With Virgin Holidays, you can get married in style, exchanging vows on the beach perhaps, or in a hotel gazebo.

Read more about weddings and honeymoons

Say "I do"