Getaway

New Life Hiking Spa

March 21, 2019

An award winning, affordable spa! That’s not an oxymoron at the New Life Hiking Spa, an authentic retreat that has pioneered the wellness space since its first season in 1978. Open from mid-May through the end of September, lucky guests will find that’s prime time for hiking in Vermont’s Green Mountain National Forest. This is […]

Keukenhof

March 20, 2019

Coming March 21, through May 19, 2019. Happy Spring! Today is the official, first day of spring, and what better way to celebrate spring than to visit Keukenhof, the world’s largest flower park. Located in southern Holland, this park sports a different theme each year, and this year, it’s “Flower Power”. Forty gardeners planted an impressive […]

Indiana Dunes National Park

February 26, 2019

The newest National Park! As of February 15, 2019, the Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore has officially been renamed as the Indiana Dunes National Park, making it our 61st national park and the first national park in the state of Indiana. This 15K-acre park has 15 miles of beach along the southern tip of Lake Michigan and […]

Aurora Sky Station

February 21, 2019

See the light(s)! Ideal conditions for viewing the Northern Lights include dark skies and polar latitudes, so the Aurora Sky Station is the place to be. Especially from November through March, chances of viewing this amazing natural phenomenon are high. Located on Mount Nuolja, in Northern Sweden, you take a chair-lift ride through Abisko National Park, […]

Lake Placid Lodge

February 8, 2019

The quintessential lodge experience! The Lake Placid Lodge is a gorgeous, Arts and Crafts-style structure located on the shores of its namesake and surrounded by a dense forest known as the “North Woods.” Accommodations include suites in the main lodge and lakeside cabins, each with its own stone fireplace and stunning views of the wilderness. During […]

SnowCastle

February 4, 2019

Don your tiara to feel like a princess and bundle up for a night at the SnowCastle! Located in the town of Kemi on the cold Finnish waters of Bothnian Bay, the castle has been reconstructed every January for over 20 years using seawater-converting snow machines. This massive structure is usually between 13,000 and 20,000 square meters […]

The Arctic Hideaway

February 1, 2019

If you really want to get away from it all, check out The Arctic Hideaway! Located in the Fleinvær Archipelago in the Arctic Circle of Northern Norway, near Bodø, you are on your own private, tiny island. There are no cars, no roads, and no shops. What you do have are four private sleeping houses […]

Constance Prince Maurice

January 15, 2019

Burrr! It’s been cold out so we’re dreaming of escaping somewhere warm and how about a tropical isle? Check out the Constance Prince Maurice on the island of Mauritius, midway between Africa and India! This is five star luxury with suites and villas that have thatched roofs, sunken baths, and some sit on stilts over the […]

Fingal

January 11, 2019

Welcome aboard…it’s a new floating hotel! Just opened at the beginning of this year, Fingal is a luxury floating hotel, permanently berthed at the Port of Leith, Edinburgh’s vibrant waterfront. Starting out as a lighthouse tender, Fingal has been decadently transformed in Art Deco and neoclassical design style with 23 cabins, each named after a lighthouse, […]

Top Getaways of 2018

December 14, 2018

And the winner is… it’s the end of the year, and we’ve just finished counting all of your Facebook likes (and shares) for our 2018 reviews in the Getaway category. And the item that came out on top was… drum role please…La Vimea, a beautiful hotel in a beautiful location and the first vegan hotel in Italy. Rounding […]

Treehouses at The Mohican’s

October 19, 2018

Who says treehouses are only for kids? Bring on your adventurous side at the Treehouses at The Mohican’s located halfway between Cleveland and Columbus, in Knox County, Ohio. They offer 6 unique cabins in the woods from single rooms to large 2-bedroom suites complete with a full bath and kitchen. Two of the treehouses were designed […]

Fit to Be (Kenmore) Square at the Hotel Commonwealth

October 15, 2018

Visit Boston, walk and get a discount! Visiting one of the oldest cities in the US just got a whole lot more enticing with the Fit to Be (Kenmore) Square package at the Hotel Commonwealth. As the name implies, this centrally located hotel is situated in Kenmore Square, close to Boston University, Fenway Park, and a scenic […]

Ôasis

October 5, 2018

Two parks in Canada are offering a unique camping experience. The Ôasis is a water droplet shaped structure that can be rented out nightly in Fundy National Park and Terra Nova National Park. On the main level, there’s a platform bed with mattresses that can be converted to a table and benches during the day. Climb […]

Great Vermont Corn Maze

October 4, 2018

Coming now through October 14, 2018. The largest maze in New England! It’s the Great Vermont Corn Maze in Danville, Vermont, just an hour and a half east of Burlington. The 24 acre BIG Maze is aptly named as it takes about 2+ hours to complete (they recommend arriving before 1pm to ensure that you […]

Fall Foliage in Asheville, North Carolina

September 26, 2018

Known for having one of the world’s longest and most colorful fall foliage seasons, Asheville, North Carolina is the place to visit this autumn. Asheville, surrounded by the Blue Ridge Mountains, is located more than 300 miles from the coast and fortunately was not affect by the recent Hurricane Florence. Travel the Blue Ridge Parkway, viewing vibrant […]

San Juan Outfitters Whale Watching Tour

September 18, 2018

Winning trivia question: After humans, what mammal is the most widespread in the world? Answer: Orcas! Yes, and one of the best ways to see these impressive creatures is to go on the San Juan Outfitters Whale Watching Tour. Leaving out of quaint Roche Harbor, the Sea Hawk, a mid-sized vessel of 42 feet, embarks […]

Aurora Glass Chalets

September 14, 2018

The Northern Lights season is just beginning, and there’s a new way to experience this stunning phenomenon. The Northern Lights Resort and Spa in Canada’s Yukon is building 3 new Aurora Glass Chalets with floor to ceiling windows for optimal viewing of the Aurora Borealis from the comfort of your toasty warm bed or cosy […]

City Sightseeing Glasgow Tour

September 13, 2018

The absolute best way to see Glasgow! Explore Scotland’s most populous city with the City Sightseeing Glasgow Tour. The easily recognizable, red, double decker buses take visitors through this Dear Green Place (the Gaelic translation of Glasgow), narrated with live commentary (or recorded multilingual commentary in 7 languages) and the opportunity to hop on and […]

Conestoga Wagons at Yosemite Pines RV Resort and Family Lodging

August 21, 2018

Wagon ho! A unique glamping experience awaits with the new Conestoga Wagons at Yosemite Pines RV Resort and Family Lodging, just 22 miles from the western gate of Yosemite National Park. These are not your typical covered wagons. They are furnished with a king-size bed and bunk beds and have air conditioning and heating. And to […]

Kokomo Private Island Fiji

August 16, 2018

Fly in by private seaplane or helicopter to an island getaway! With a 45 minute transfer from the main airport in Fiji, guests arrive at the Kokomo Private Island Fiji, a luxury all-inclusive resort complete with rainforest and white-sand beaches. The 21 beachfront villas and 5 luxury residences feature sustainable design and traditional Fijian touches along with […]

Mullerthal Trail

August 15, 2018

Within the tiny country of Luxembourg that houses one of the three official capitals of the European Union and the seat of the European Court of Justice, is a popular hiking route known as the Mullerthal Trail. Spectacular natural and cultural highlights in Luxembourg’s Little Switzerland area await along the 112 km which is composed […]

Vennbahn Cycle Route

August 14, 2018

Wunderbar! The Vennbahn Cycle Route is one of Europe’s longest converted railway embankment bike routes and travels through 3 countries: Germany, Belgium, and Luxembourg. This 78 mile journey takes riders on a pleasant tour with mild gradients of about 2% through the UNESCO World Heritage city of Aachen, the “High Fen Nature Park”, the gardens of Troisvierges and many […]

Copenhagen CPH-Ø1, Denmark

July 27, 2018

A moveable, floating island! No, it’s not a prop for some science fiction movie, it’s Copenhagen CPH-Ø1, a hand made wooden platform with a living linden tree floating in Copenhagen’s inner harbor. This 65 square foot island is the first of several that will make up a “Parkipelago” – a new concept in public spaces in the […]

Wild Walk

July 24, 2018

Take a walk on the wild side at the Wild Walk! This treetop adventure, located at The Wild Center in the Adirondack forest, is a quarter mile network of walkways high among the trees. Designed to give visitors an appreciation of the natural world by transforming the forest into a living, breathing, learning landscape, you’ll be delighted […]