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Plan A San Diego Surf Vacation – And Bring Your DOG!

Plan A San Diego Surf Vacation – And Bring Your DOG!

Ever wonder who could learn to surf faster – you or your frisky pup?  Bring the whole family (plus the dog) on vacation to the Loews Coronado Beach Resort in San Diego California and find out! The Loews family of hotels loves pets and has developed imaginative vacation opportunities for travelers who want to bring […]

March 3, 2010 | By | Reply More
5Nt Disney World Family Vacation Only $699pp From JetBlue

5Nt Disney World Family Vacation Only $699pp From JetBlue

JetBlue has some fantastic vacation deals out there for travel this winter.  One of the best is a family vacation to Disney World Florida for the low price of $699 per person. The “Magic Your Way” package”  includes air from New York (other cities available), 5 nights Disney All Star Movie Resort hotel (Quad occupancy), […]

December 22, 2009 | By | Reply More
New England Holiday Festivals Too Good To Miss

New England Holiday Festivals Too Good To Miss

No one dresses up for the holidays like the historic towns and villages of New England.  The first two weekends of December bring holiday festivals galore featuring historic house tours, gaily decorated inns, musical performances, costumed carolers, bell ringers, antiques and crafts shows and good cheer for all.  Here is a list of New England’s […]

November 30, 2009 | By | Reply More
Sharpen Your Serve This Winter – 5 Southern Tennis Resorts To Tune Up Your Game

Sharpen Your Serve This Winter – 5 Southern Tennis Resorts To Tune Up Your Game

If you live north of the Mason-Dixon line, right about the time you reach for the rake, you have to hang up your tennis racket until spring.  Luckily there are a number of terrific southern resorts with outstanding tennis programs to keep you in the swing this winter.  Consider spending some vacation time sharpening your […]

November 9, 2009 | By | Reply More
Calling All Pirates & Wenches – Pirates In Paradise Comes To Key West

Calling All Pirates & Wenches – Pirates In Paradise Comes To Key West

Earlier this month we told you about SEVEN (!) hysterical Key West Festivals that take place each fall – well here’s one more, and this one the whole family will love – Pirates in Paradise!  For a full week from November 28 to December 6, 2009, the 10th annual Pirates in Paradise Festival will turn […]

October 26, 2009 | By | Reply More
Free Disney Park Passes – Volunteer A Day, Get A Day

Free Disney Park Passes – Volunteer A Day, Get A Day

The Disney organization is doing it’s part to encourage volunteerism across the USA in 2010.  Disney will be  giving away 1 million one day passes to either it’s  Disney World Florida or Disneyland California parks.  Simply volunteer for one day at an approved organization and you will receive a voucher for a full day park […]

October 22, 2009 | By | 1 Reply More
Like Restaurant Week? You'll Love The New Spa and Hotel Weeks!

Like Restaurant Week? You'll Love The New Spa and Hotel Weeks!

If  you’re like me and millions of other in-the-know adventurers, you look forward to Restaurant Weeks each year as a ready excuse to gather your friends and experience a few new eateries.  Well put a smile on your face… the concept has now been picked up by spas and hotels across the country.  And fortunately […]

October 8, 2009 | By | 1 Reply More
Six Crazy-Great Fall Festivals In The Florida Keys

Six Crazy-Great Fall Festivals In The Florida Keys

Few places on earth can match the free spirit revelry that is ready to party-out anytime, anyplace as in the Florida Keys. Each fall as summer temperatures cool, party temperatures rise with a host of funky, fun fall festivals. Here’s a list of 6 wild and crazy events that you have to experience to believe: […]

October 1, 2009 | By | Reply More
Tradition and 'The Good Life' Is Alive and Well at The Balsams in Dixville Notch New Hampshire

Tradition and 'The Good Life' Is Alive and Well at The Balsams in Dixville Notch New Hampshire

I’ve just returned from three wonderful ‘north woods’ days spent at The Balsams Grand Resort in Dixville Notch New Hampshire.  You’re probably familiar with DIxville Notch from news broadcasts of  Presidential election campaigns, and the ‘first in the nation’ voting that takes place at the notch on the eve of every Presidential election.  As historic […]

September 7, 2009 | By | Reply More
September Brings Big Sales at Disney World

September Brings Big Sales at Disney World

Now that the kids have been called back to school, Disney Resorts have begun a super sale – discounting resort rooms from 15 to 42%.  The largest discounts are on deluxe villas where you can save a whopping 42% during most of September and the first week in October.  Check out all the sale details […]

September 7, 2009 | By | Reply More
Teach The Whole Family To Sail On Your Next Vacation

Teach The Whole Family To Sail On Your Next Vacation

To impart the love of sailing and the thrill of skimming across sparkling aqua waters in a tropical paradise is a magnificent gift to share with every member of your family. Some sports are best learned in childhood – swimming, sailing, skating skiing….. here is one of the world’s best places to introduce your family […]

July 29, 2009 | By | Reply More
10 (Painless) Eco-Friendly Tips For Your Next Trip

10 (Painless) Eco-Friendly Tips For Your Next Trip

Looking for some simple ways to be more environmentally friendly on your next vacation? Here is a practical list of small adjustments each of us can make to lesson our eco footprint as we travel the globe. Each of us can minimize the impact left in our wake through a few mindful approaches to planning […]

July 27, 2009 | By | Reply More
3 Golf Vacations To Die For

3 Golf Vacations To Die For

Nothing delivers the psychological high and lows like the game of golf.  And don’t we love to mutter to ourselves as we take on one challenge after another!  There’s nothing like setting all your daily worries aside and treating yourself to a round of golf on a spectacular course.  Here are three outstanding and exceptional […]

July 7, 2009 | By | 1 Reply More
Hoowee, It's Rodeo Time In Colorado – Bring The Kids

Hoowee, It's Rodeo Time In Colorado – Bring The Kids

Nothing says summer like an arena full of rip roaring cowboys hoop’n and holler’n and bustin’ a bronco or two.  Colorado has been prime rodeo country for 200 years – since the world’s first rodeo was held in 1869.  This summer you’ll find lots of opportunities to turn your family vacation into a Rodeo Adventure […]

July 6, 2009 | By | Reply More
Best African Safari Destinations – 5 Top Game Reserves

Best African Safari Destinations – 5 Top Game Reserves

Many people dream of traveling to Africa to experience a world far different from what we know in our day to day lives. But the continent is a huge place, and thinking of where to start on your journey can be a daunting task. If seeing big game on safari is a lifelong dream of […]

June 22, 2009 | By | 1 Reply More
Family Adventures 'Into The Wild' With The Appalachian Mountain Club

Family Adventures 'Into The Wild' With The Appalachian Mountain Club

Embrace nature, whirl into the wild; find joy being among the tress, streams and wildflowers!  This summer put yourself in the capable hands of Appalachian Mountain Club to recharge your spirit and put a smile on every family member’s face. I’ve just returned from my second hiking experience with the AMC in the White Mountains […]

June 15, 2009 | By | Reply More
Another Incredible Deal – This Time to Ireland

Another Incredible Deal – This Time to Ireland

Time to start planning a family trip to Ireland!  How does 6 nights in a 5-Star 19th Century Manor Resort, roundtrip airfare, plus a full-size rental car with unlimited mileage for $499 sound? – Incredible, am I right? The folks at Sceptre Tours have put together this family friendly package for travelers to Ireland from […]

May 20, 2009 | By | Reply More
See Columbus' Replica Ships The Nina And The Pinta This Summer

See Columbus' Replica Ships The Nina And The Pinta This Summer

The Columbus Foundation has lovingly constructed replica sailing ships of Columbus’ famed vessels the Nina and the Pinta (also known as the Santa Clara).  The caravel ship Nina has been acclaimed as the most historically accurate recreation in modern times. This summer the two ships will sailing in tandem as a ‘sailing museum’, visiting ports […]

May 13, 2009 | By | Reply More
Free Family Travel Guides From Trip Advisor

Free Family Travel Guides From Trip Advisor

Great new (free) Family Travel Guides are available for download from the good folks at Trip Advisor.  I just got an email (about a dream trip promotion) and added on the bottom of the email were links to their new Family Travel Guides for the USA.  I took a quick look, and they are really […]

April 23, 2009 | By | 1 Reply More
Choose The Right Credit Card When You Travel

Choose The Right Credit Card When You Travel

Having just returned from a lengthy trip to a foreign country, I had the opportunity to access my ‘every day’ credit cards to be sure we were bringing cards that would save us the most money while providing the best coverages.  Let’s be honest, all cards are not created equal – some are good for […]

April 10, 2009 | By | 1 Reply More