Iao Valley State Park, a valley steeped in history

When you land on Maui and are looking for some immediate exploration beyond Maui’s beautiful beaches, rent a car and drive to Iao Valley State Park (you might also want to stop by an ATM as the entrance fee is…

Exploring Haleakalā National Park

It’s a decent trek to get to the top of the 10,000 ft mountain. I had an evening before I headed back to the mainland, so thought I should make the journey.
hiking at enchanted rock

Enchanted Rock

I took the morning to drive to Fredericksburg from Austin, TX to check out Enchanted Rock (a granite exfoliation dome).