Sample Hilton Head Itinerary
Written by Steve Dowling on 2016-02-19
Here are just a few ideas we have that are sure to inspire your groups to come out and play on Hilton Head Island, South Carolina!
The Coastal Discovery Museum at Honey Horn is the perfect place to begin your introduction to Hilton Head Island. Learn about the Island’s history and protected ecosystem.
Take a tour with Gullah Heritage Trail Tours—departing from Coastal Discovery...(Read More)
Official 11 Day Vacation To Maui
Written by Steve Dowling on 2014-10-11
My wife and I are just spent nearly 2 weeks on our honeymoon vacation to Maui. Here is a rundown of what we did.
Day 1 (Monday): We came from Buffalo, NY. It was going to be a very long trip to get there, with layovers in Chicago and Las Angeles. All together, it was approximately 12 hours worth of flight time, with a few hours in layovers. The flights were very smooth and somewhat comfortable.
10 Tips For Driving the Road to Hana
Written by Steve Dowling on 2014-09-11
Courtesy of an article at Fodor's Travel, these are 10 tips for driving the Road to Hana in Maui.
The Hana Highway (or Road to Hana, whichever you prefer) is stunning; more so in person than even in pictures. It is raw and lush and beautiful, and at every turn there are waterfalls, black sand beaches, iconic surf spots, and locals selling all sorts of fruit breads. It feels like real Hawaii, with...(Read More)
Restaurants I Want To Try In Maui
Written by Steve Dowling on 2014-09-07
Some of the restaurants that I want to try when we go on our honeymoon to Maui include:
1945 S Kihei Rd,
Kihei, HI 96753
Cinnamon Roll Fair
2463 South Kihei road
Kihei, HI 96753
Pita Paradise Maui Hawaii
1913 South Kihei Rd (counter style cafe)
Open 11 am-9:30...(Read More)
Preliminary Itinerary For Our Honeymoon To Maui
Written by Steve Dowling on 2013-11-02
My fiancee and I will be getting married in less that one year, August 9, 2014 to be exact. In either September or October, we will be taking our honeymoon. Our plan is go to Maui. Maui is one of the top honeymoon destinations in the world, so I think it would be the perfect place. Honestly, how many times do you get to go to Hawaii.
Expedia has finally put up vacation packages through September....(Read More)
Santa Fe, New Mexico
Written by Steve Dowling on 2013-10-25
I would have never thought it, but an article I was reading had Santa Fe, New Mexico ranked as the number 2 best city in the United States. It says that there is quite a bit of culture, restaurants and entertainment. There are excellent nature trails and destinations, lots of great shopping and performing arts. It also has warm weather and great architecture.
While I had never thought of it before,...(Read More)
Planning Our Trip To Maui
Written by Steve Dowling on 2013-09-03
We are on our way to plan our trip to Maui right now at the AAA. We are hoping to get a nice all-in-one package in a an oceanfront condo on Kihei. Can't wait to go, only about 13 months away!...(Read More)
Cruise in the Western Caribbean
Written by Steve Dowling on 2013-05-18
I am just getting back from a great cruise in the Western Carribean. We left from Orlando, with ports in Mexico, Belize and Honduras. I had a lot of fun and cannot wait to go on another cruise....(Read More)
Excursions On Cruises
Written by Steve Dowling on 2012-12-19
I understand that the excursions are how cruise lines make most of their money, but the majority of them seem so overpriced. While the cruises are generally cheap, spending $100 to swim with a dolphin for 15 minutes seems outrageous.
I will be going on my first cruise in May, so I will have to see if the one or two excursions that I am doing will be worth it....(Read More)