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Best Snorkeling Spots in Caribbean for Families

MiniTime | Posted 06.14.2016 | Travel
MiniTime

Looking for kid-friendly snorkeling spots? This is the list for you. (Flickr: Carissa Rogers) Thinking of setting out to the sunny Caribbean for a va...

Vacationing in a Screen Saver

John Nicholson | Posted 01.27.2016 | Travel
John Nicholson

I've had many friends visit the Maldives over the years, and they all rave about it nonstop when they get back. This tiny archipelago in the Indian Oc...

Where to Watch Mind-Blowing Surfing

Conde Nast Traveler | Posted 08.04.2016 | Travel
Conde Nast Traveler

by William Finnegan, Condé Nast Traveler Alamy In his new memoir, Barbarian Days: A Surfing Life, award-winning journalist William Finnegan explai...

Aruba: Snuba Diving a Shipwreck

Zorianna Kit | Posted 05.05.2016 | Travel
Zorianna Kit

Snuba diving is a combination of Scuba and snorkeling. However, instead of breathing though a snorkel tube, you breathe through a scuba regulator that...

Kayak the Appalachians and Protect Mother Earth With the Sierra Club

Fathom | Posted 06.22.2015 | Travel
Fathom

The main goal is to get people out into the North Carolina Mountains and do work that improves the amazing experience of being on the lake. It's a beautiful place and a popular spot for many grassroots environmental organizations.

WATCH: Robotic Dolphins, Flying Bikes Prove The Future Is Now

The Huffington Post | Carla Herreria | Posted 10.07.2014 | Weird News

We don't know what to make of these flying robotic sea mammals, but we want one. Thanks to YouTube star Devin Graham, aka Devin Super Tramp, three ...

New $19,000 Toy Lets You Skateboard On Open Water

The Huffington Post | James Cave | Posted 10.02.2014 | Weird News

What do you get if a Jet Ski merged with a skateboard? Sweden-based Radinn, a company aiming to "revolutionize the watersport industry,” is tryin...

Water Sports Parallax

Jake Moore | Posted 11.18.2014 | Sports
Jake Moore

This is possibly the first ever parallax series together in a short film showcasing water sports photography. Please watch in Full HD!All the clips ha...

Surf's Up! 8 Top Destinations for Riding the Waves

Oyster | Posted 10.19.2014 | Travel
Oyster

Whether you're a total pro or a complete amateur, there's nothing quite like the rush of surfing.

When Water Sports Go Terribly Awry, Hilarity Ensues

The Huffington Post | Avery Stone | Posted 08.13.2014 | Comedy

When you're on the water, there are so many different ways to have fun in the sun: wake boarding, water skiing, surfing, skim boarding -- the options ...

Sarah Barness

Beach Sports Fails Give New Meaning To 'Wipe Out'

HuffingtonPost.com | Sarah Barness | Posted 07.01.2014 | Sports

Summer is here, so what better way to celebrate than to get all your beach gear together and play some water sports? After all, there's nothing cool...

Someone Has Finally Invented A Real-Life Hoverboard

The Huffington Post | Dominique Mosbergen | Posted 06.13.2014 | Sports

Who needs fictional flying brooms and carpets when you can have a real-life Hoverboard beneath your feet? French jet ski champion Franky Zapata is ...

9 Summer Safety Tips For All Your Ocean Adventures

The Huffington Post | Clarke Reilly | Posted 05.11.2015 | Green

After the polar vortex practically wrecked our winter months and even tried to creep into spring, we all deserve a warm and fun-filled summer. But ...

Adventures in the Charleston Lowcountry

WHERE | Posted 06.30.2014 | Travel
WHERE

Adventures abound for families and friends in South Carolina's Lowcountry. Whether you're looking for a wave pool or an ocean, to get up on ropes or down in alleys, we can tell you where to go.

Youth Surfing Diversion Fights Drugs, Crime and Education Deficit in Peru

Zak Bennett | Posted 03.29.2014 | Impact
Zak Bennett

As the sun rises over the ocean coast of Peru, small waves roll in, hitting the shores of Chorrillos, a district within Lima, Peru. Behind Chorrillos -- up on what appears to be a shantytown on a sand dune -- 20 children, 8 to 15 years old, are soon getting ready to surf.

Wakesurfing Proposal Will Make You Cry

The Huffington Post | Posted 09.20.2013 | Weddings

When Matthew Gencarella felt the time was right to pop the question to girlfriend, Brynn Hathaway, he knew he wasn't going to propose in any ordinary ...

The Ice Caps Are Melting, Teach Your Kids to Swim

Anita L. DeFrantz | Posted 08.14.2013 | Sports
Anita L. DeFrantz

Raising a child is a lifelong commitment. Parents face many difficult decisions along the way. But, here is an easy call and an essential investment of your time: Make sure your children learn how to swim. It literally can save their lives.

The Birthday Present That Nearly Got The Best of Me

Lisa K. Friedman | Posted 08.11.2013 | Fifty
Lisa K. Friedman

We bought a kayak for my birthday. I was bestowed with the honor of choosing our new toy. I listened to the salesman describe the many facets of kayak design: tracking, cargo capacity, skegs and rudders, maneuverability, stability. After much deliberation and consideration I chose by the only really important feature of every kayak: Color.

Sporty Single Mom Getaways

Kerri Zane | Posted 06.30.2013 | Travel
Kerri Zane

Days are getting longer, the mercury is rising and kids are getting antsy for school to end. It's time to start thinking about family getaways. A unique proposition for single moms.

WATCH: Kid-Friendly Surfing In Hawaii

Kari Haugeto | Posted 03.16.2013 | Travel
Kari Haugeto

Hawaii doesn't have a shortage of terrific surf spots, but Maui and Oahu are two standouts. When people ask me which one to go to, which they sometimes do, I feel conflicted. If you're just going to watch surfing, you can't go wrong with either of these places. The North Shore has more of a scene, with the surf museum, surfer hang-outs and shave-ice shops. But Maui is breathtakingly beautiful and less developed than Oahu.

WATCH: Wandering Wisconsin's Tribal Lands

Peter Greenberg | Posted 12.29.2012 | Travel
Peter Greenberg

The state of Wisconsin has an impressive number of state and national parks, but what you may not know is that some of the most beautiful natural places are actually located on Native American lands.

WATCH: How To Stand Up Paddle Board

Kate Thomas | Posted 11.21.2012 | Travel
Kate Thomas

Hanalei Bay is a massive cove on the North side of the Hawaiian island of Kauai, well known for surfing in the wintertime.

9 River and Lake Getaways Better Than The Beach

Oyster | Posted 08.24.2012 | Travel
Oyster

Whether you prefer picnicking on Tahoe's shores or cave tubing in Belize, fresh water has something to offer.

WATCH: Swimming Pigs In The Bahamas

Posted 12.09.2011 | Travel

Nearby Paradise Island may have a swim-with-dolphins program, but it's Exuma Key in the Bahamas that has what may be the world's weirdest water-going ...

Nearly Racing Yachts In Cannes

James M. Clash | Posted 12.04.2011 | Travel
James M. Clash

I took a precautionary Dramamine an hour before heading out and also wore a wrist-band. Earlier in the week, winds topping 20 knots had pushed Eilean 45 degrees to the water during her races.