Minutes from Lihue on the Hawaiian Island of Kauai is a manmade body of water known as Alekoko, or the Menehune Fishpond. The pond was built more than 1,000 years ago and is a true testament to Hawaiian/Polynesian aquaculture. These types of ponds are speckled all over the Hawaiian Islands as a way of trapping fish and being able to grab a fresh meal easily. However, how (and who/what) built this fishpond is the true story behind Alekoko.

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You Can Have It All at Lake Powell

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When choosing a travel destination, it's common to make compromises. If you want to see the mountains, you can't have views of the lake. If you're seeking outdoor adventures, you must be willing to sacrifice comfortable accommodations and tasty food. Thankfully, not all travel locations require you to give up one thing for another. At Lake Powell, you can actually have it all.

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These three small towns, each located near major U.S. lakes, are well worth a visit.

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Planning a Leaves & Lakes Getaway for Fall

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Soon, the long days of summer fun will give way to another hectic school year. By October, you’re sure to be in need of another break! So why not start planning your fall getaway now?

Although every year is different depending upon fluctuations in the temperature, the foliage in New England usually begins to turn by the beginning of October. If you time it right, you and your family could enjoy a relaxing lake weekend this fall, surrounded by breathtakingly beautiful autumn foliage.

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Escape the City Heat with a Swim Vacation

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Feeling the city heat this summer? Why not cool off with a swim in a beautiful lake? Some of the hottest cities in the US are located near some of the nation's best swimming holes.

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