Nature lovers unite on this barrier island on the shores of the Atlantic Ocean 21 miles south of Charleston. Brimming with lush foliage at every glance, Kiawah Island has ten miles of wide sandy beaches, 123 acres of parks, 30 miles of hiking and biking trails, and world-class golf courses. To get a true sense of the beauty of Kiawah Island venture to Marsh Island Park where you’ll be rewarded with stunning scenic views atop the Marsh Island Lookout Tower of the Kiawah River, saltwater marshes, and island hammocks. For animal lovers, don’t miss the Heron Park Nature Center where you can participate in nature tours and programs, birding walks, butterfly walks, and alligator walks. Bird admirers love the Great Egret Rookery, a spot where you can typically see several dozen of the magnificent white birds in trees over a lagoon. For an exceptional picnic area head to Beachwalker Park, which has a wide boardwalk that winds through palmettos, oaks, and pines. Golf on Kiawah Island is not just any recreation amenity, it’s a way of life. There are five championship courses on the island highlighted by the Pete Dye designed Ocean Course site of the 1991 Ryder Cup matches and 2007 Senior PGA Championship. In 2012, the Ocean Course at Kiawah Island Golf Resort will host the 94th PGA Championship. Other courses to play include the Jack Nicklaus designed Turtle Point and Gary Player designed Cougar Point courses.
Abundant wildlife above and below the waves draws eco-tourists to Ecuador's Galapagos. Get up close on a stroll or in a Zodiac boat. Snorkel and dive with denizens of the deep, from sea lions to sea turtles at Santiago's Cousin's Rock. Hike by finches, flamingos and iguanas along the Darwin Trail. Admire Sierra Negra Volcano on Isabela. As visitor numbers are limited within the islands' National Park, book your boat tour through a tour operator. Visit January through April for the best snorkeling.
Discover the best top things to do in La Paz Department, Bolivia including Lake Titicaca, WMDR Yungas Road, Isla del Sol, Cerro Calvario, Huayna Potosi, Mi Teleferico, Mirador Killi Killi, Ruta de la Muerte, Tiwanaku, Valley of the Moon.
A group of islands and islets some 25 miles off the Tanzanian coast, the Zanzibar Archipelago is headlined by Unguja (often referred to simply as Zanzibar) and Pemba. Once a separate nation, Zanzibar has a long history of trade with the Arab world, dating back to at least the 11th century. The capital, Stone Town, is a UNESCO World Heritage Site and has many interesting historic attractions. Zanzibar's bright white beaches and nearby coral reefs make it very popular with the sun and sea set.
Huìzhōu (Chinese: 惠州) is a city in southeast Guangdong Province, China. It forms part of the Pearl River Delta megalopolis. Huizhou borders the provincial capital of Guangzhou to the west, Shenzhen and Dongguan to the southwest, Shaoguan to the north, Heyuan to the northeast, Shanwei to the east, and Daya Bay of the South China Sea to the south. The city has about 4.6 million inhabitants and is administered as a prefecture-level city.
Campania (Italian pronunciation: [kamˈpaːnja]) is a region in Southern Italy. As of 2014, the region had a population of around 5,869,000 people, making it the third-most-populous region of Italy; its total area of 13,590 km (5,247 sq mi) makes it the most densely populated region in the country. Located on the Italian Peninsula, with the Mediterranean Sea to the west, it includes the small Phlegraean Islands and Capri for administration as part of the region.
Discover the best top things to do in Balabac, Philippines including Onok Island, Candaraman Island, Basy Falls, Bancalan Caves, Morenton Peak Game Reserve.
Stunning coral reefs and turquoise waters perfect for windsurfing have made Hurghada, on Egypt's Red Sea Coast, a busy resort town. Within easy reach of the stunning Giftun Islands and the Eastern Arabian Desert, Hurghada has seen enormous amounts of development in the past decade—and yes, it does seem overrun with tourists at times. But it’s a relatively easy beach escape for Europeans, and some of the world's best diving and snorkeling sites are just offshore. Walk or catch a cab to explore the old quarter, El Dahar.
Discover the best top things to do in Leiria District, Portugal including Fragas de Sao Simao, Grutas da Moeda, Papoa, Varanda de Pilatos, Grutas de Mira de Aire.
Motobu is a town located in Kunigami District, Okinawa Prefecture, Japan. As of October 2016, the town has an estimated population of 13,441 and a density of 250 persons per km². The total area is 54.30 square kilometres.
Discover the best top things to do in City of Venice, Italy including Isola di Burano, Canal Grande, Piazza San Marco, Scuola Grande di San Rocco, Doge's Palace, Basilica di San Marco, Basilica di Santa Maria Gloriosa dei Frari, Campanile di San Marco, San Giorgio Maggiore, Cannaregio.
Discover the best top things to do in North Friesian Islands, Germany including Norderoogsand, Norderoog, Suderoogsand, Japsand, Habel, Kormoran Insel.
Discover the best top things to do in Marang, Malaysia including GEM Divers, Gemia Island, Marang Market, Aqua Sport Diving Service, Suria Link, Kelulut Beach, Seberang Marang Mosque.
Discover the best top things to do in Gilbert Islands, Republic of Kiribati including Makin Island, Sacred Heart Cathedral, Parliament Building, Ambo Island, Kiribati National Library and Archives, Aranuka Island.
A trip to the Isle of Mull isn’t complete without a visit to the Tobermory Distillery, one of the oldest distillers in the country, and a snort of their single malt Scotch. Mull was first settled around 3000 B.C., but thankfully much of the island’s rustic natural beauty has been preserved. Explore the deep-sea cavern of MacKinnon’s Cave, try to solve the mystery of the Lochbuie stone circle and play royal at the 13th-century Duart Castle.
Discover the best top things to do in Fjord Norway, Norway including Haramsoy, Bremangerlandet, Store Sotra, Veoya Island, Lindoy, Fedje Island, Utvaer, Litlesotra, Romsa Islands.
Discover the best top things to do in Central District, Botswana including Kubu Island, Moremi Gorge, Baines Baobabs, Makgadikgadi Salt Pan, Khama Rhino Sanctuary, Nata Bird Sanctuary.
Discover the best top things to do in Channel Islands National Park, United States including Santa Rosa Island, Anacapa Island, Santa Cruz Island, Santa Barbara Island, San Miguel Island.
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