Blog Posts: for "Vacation Planning"
5 of the Best Hikes With Waterfalls in Oahu You Have to Try
They don’t call Hawaii “paradise” for nothing. It’s got natural splendor to spare, and lush landscapes you won’t want to miss when you travel to the islands. You can’t just visit Hawaii. You’ve got to experience it.Continue Reading
Vacation Rental for the Holiday – 5 Tips for a Perfect Trip
The memories of your holiday adventures will last a lifetime. They'll always be, "That time we went on vacation for Christmas," or, "That Thanksgiving the family went to..." But how do you bring your holiday traditions with you to a place far from home? We've got five ideas for you.Continue Reading
Why Stay with Gather?
Every adventure starts with where you make your home base. Choosing a vacation rental is more than a decision about the place you’ll store your bags. It’s a bay window framing a perfect island sunset. It’s a barbecue with friends or family in the shadow of the Rocky Mountains. It’s a box of Voodoo Donuts on the counter while you get ready for a drive to Crater Lake.Continue Reading
A Complete Guide to Traveling With Friends and Family
Traveling with a group of friends or family members can be extremely enjoyable, but it requires some advance planning. Everyone has their own interests and energy level, and you might also have travelers of different age groups. From lodging to activities to meals, this kind of trip has a lot of moving parts to take care of, but the benefits can be enormous. Stronger friendships and family bonds can be formed, and travelers can make memories that last a lifetime.Continue Reading
Experience Autumn on the Hawaiian Islands
From its sandy white beaches, pristine rainforests, and majestic mountains to the vibrant Hawaiian culture, experience natural beauty beyond words when you visit Hawaii in the Autumn. The archipelago is made up of eight main islands - every one of which is filled with adventure and luxury no matter where you turn. You've undoubtedly heard of Oahu, "The Gathering Place," its capital Honolulu, and the island of Maui. But even the lesser-known islands of Lanai, Ni’ihau, and Molokai have an inimitable charm and charisma that you must experience for yourself.Continue Reading
Family Beach Vacation Packing List: 8 Essentials You Didn’t Think Of
Mother Nature’s already packed the sun, the sand, and the water in the gorgeous Hawaiian islands. All she’s waiting for is you and your family! You’ve got your swimsuit out and your sandals on, but it’s easy to forget essentials when your mind’s already sipping tropical treats on the beach. Grab your packing list and check off these eight beach essentials for a week in Hawaii.Continue Reading