Hillary + MattExplorer

A writer + photographer on a journey to see the world. Dreamers. Doers. And, yeah, we don't mind missing a shower or two. www.andtheretheygo.com

Hike to Manoa Falls

Honolulu, Hawaii

Located in close proximity to Honolulu, the 150-foot Mānoa Falls is accessible from the nearest road by a hike of approximately 1 mile (one way).

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Hike the Olomana Trail

Kailua, Hawaii

Named Three Peaks for obvious reasons, this spine-tingling trail allows you to hike as far as you want (picture above is the view from the 3rd peak).

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Relax at Lanikai Beach

Kailua, Hawaii

During the weekdays the beach is relatively empty, but on weekends during peak tourist season it can become extremely crowded.

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Camp at The View Campground in Monument Valley

Oljato-Monument Valley, Arizona

Other than the spectacular landscape, the park really doesn't possess any of the attributes one would associate with the "wild west.

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Hike to Double O Arch

Grand County, Utah

Starting at the Devils Garden Trailhead, this 4.2 mile looped moderate hike features flat sandy paths to narrow sandstone slabs with narrow ledges.

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Hike to Partition Arch

Grand County, Utah

Hiking to Partition Arch begins at Devils Garden Trailhead which is at the end of the 16 mile Arches Scenic Drive road.

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Hike to the Top of Table Rock

Colebrook, New Hampshire

Though the trail may seem a bit daunting at first (especially for beginners), this out-and-back hike isn't all that difficult.

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Explore Tide Pools at Kalaloch Beach 4

Forks, Washington

Parking at Kalaloch Beach 4 provides an easy walk to Olympic National Park's infamous tidal pools.

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Climb into the Terciopelo Cave

Terciopelo Cave Ranger Station, Barra Honda National Park, Costa Rica, Costa Rica

Riddled with stygian chambers much like the holes in Swiss cheese, Barra Honda is unique among Costa Rica's network of national parks.

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Sand Surf Down Monahans Sandhills

Monahans, Texas

The Monahans Sandhills are a surprise. They aren't as big as Great Sand Dunes National Park, but they are still fun for an afternoon or weekend adventure.

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Ski the Aspen Highland Bowl

Aspen, Colorado

Being able to ski or snowboard the Highland Bowl requires a good set of lungs and legs.

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Sail to Sandy Cay

Sandy Cay Island, British Virgin Islands

To the southeast of Jost van Dyke, Sandy Cay is like something you'd see out of a postcard. It offers a perfect place to stop for the day (no overnight stays allowed) to swim and relax on the beach.

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The Narrows: Zion National Park

Springdale, Utah

For the last three nights, Matt and I have been staying at the Zion Canyon Campground, which is roughly a two-minute drive from the entrance to Zion National Park.

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Photograph Salinas de Maras

Urubamba, Peru

Cascading down a hillside valley not far from Cusco, the nearly 3,000 salt pans at Salinas de Maras sit at an elevation of 3,380 m.

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Photograph Anemone Sea Cave

Bar Harbor, Maine

The hiking trail to Anemone Cave - a formerly popular attraction in Acadia National Park - was decommissioned years ago after NPS officials found that foot traffic there may have been to blame for de.

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Raft the Lower Urubamba River in Peru

Santa Maria, Peru

The Urubamba River is 450 miles long, but don't worry - you only need a small section of the Lower Urubamba River to experience Class III and IV rapids.

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Take A Hot Air Balloon Ride Over Albuquerque, New Mexico

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Zip Lining Draft

La Convención, Peru

Taking a zipline adventure at Cola de Mono allows you to experience the best ziplining has to offer. Our tour company OARS provided this adventure.

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