There are a wealth of family-friendly activities on Hawaii’s Big Island, in part because it is, well, pretty doggone big. If you want beaches, mountains, volcanoes, jungles or towns, it’s all there….and don’t miss the annual Parker Ranch Rodeo coming up on July 4.  Yes, a rodeo on a ranch in Hawaii. […]

Kids swimming with dolphins in Hawaii: worth the cost?

(Updated for 2010) President Franklin Delano Roosevelt was stricken with polio as a young man. He spent time away from Washington, DC in Warm Springs, Georgia, seeking pain relief and perhaps some measure of recovery in the area’s spring waters. The house where he stayed became known as Roosevelt’s Little […]

Swim in FDR’s Little White House pool