Posts tagged United States
8 Resorts For A Memorable Memorial Day Weekend

Though the calendar may say Summer doesn’t officially begin until June 21, we all know it actually starts the Friday before Memorial Day. With an extra vacation day and temperatures rising, Memorial Day is the perfect time for you to take that long weekend getaway you’ve desperately been wanting! Since it’s tough to pack in a full agenda and find time for much needed relaxation into just a few days, holiday weekends are great spent at resorts that…

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The Complete Travel Guide to Taos Ski Valley, New Mexico

Back in February we took a siblings trip with Greg’s family to New Mexico. When his sister pitched the idea of taking a ski trip, our initial thought was “great!”. Then she mentioned doing it in New Mexico and we were a bit confused;. to be honest, I didn’t even know New Mexico had skiing! She and her husband are pros are finding cool, off-the-beaten-path destinations, so, knowing they would not lead us astray we booked tickets instantly and started daydreaming about our upcoming time in the Southwest. Prior to the trip I tried to do some research on Taos Ski Valley to get a sense of…

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Hotel Spotlight: Two Sides of Santa Fe - Four Seasons Rancho Encantado and El Rey Court

Last month I visited New Mexico for the first time and fell in love with the Southwestern town of Santa Fe. Between its rich history, art scene and landscape, Santa Fe has a unique fingerprint. It’s small but vast and diverse. My hope was to experience as much of it as possible during our stay, including lodging, as the area is home to some great properties. So, we split up our time at two hotels - El Rey Court our first night and Four Seasons Resort Rancho Encantado when we returned from Taos. These two hotels have extremely different settings and vibes, both showcasing the area in their own way, and I…

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Insider’s Guide to Sarasota, Florida

Just south of Tampa, Sarasota is a unique town pairing world-class beaches with a thriving arts and culture scene. Here you’ll find towering palms, turquoise waters and barrier islands - Siesta Key, Longboat Key and Lido Key - all waiting to be explored, while just minutes away lies downtown, the hub for museums, galleries and venues such as the Sarasota Opera, Florida Studio Theatre and the Sarasota Ballet. This town holds a very special place in my heart…

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The Streets You Shouldn't Miss While Visiting Charleston

I love being able to check new places off my bucket list and that's exactly what I did back in April when Greg and I met up with his parents to visit the oh so charming Southern city of Charleston, South Carolina. Horse-drawn carriages leisurely make their way down picture-perfect cobblestone streets, where colorful antebellum homes and Spanish moss adorned oaks are the rule rather than the exception. Though relatively small in size, Charleston offers…

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