Lonely Planet Travel Guide

To beat those winter doldrums, this month we're focusing on Hawaii and theCaribbean—giving travelers the tools and resources they need to plan the ultimate tropical vacation.

But both Hawaii and the Caribbean Islands have all the ingredients for a dreamy getaway. So—how to choose? To help, we created a free ebook “Hawaii or the Caribbean?”. The ebook profiles 29 Caribbean destinations and the six major Hawaiian Islands, with information on key attributes, why and when to go, weather patterns and picks for the best accommodations, beaches and dining options features. You can also purchase guides for the individual islands as separate ebooks.