Tuesday, July 19, 2016

Places to Visit in Southwest Michigan

There are so many things to do in Michigan, and so many things to do in the Southwestern parts of Michigan alone. No matter what time of the year it is, Southwest Michigan has something for families, friends, and couples to enjoy all year round. Check out these places to visit in Southwest Michigan.

Monday, January 18, 2016

Visiting Breckenridge for Beginners

Breckenridge, Colorado is situated at the base of the Rocky Mountains’ Tenmile Range and is known for its natural beauty and adventure that awaits each visitor. Although Breckenridge is known as an incredible place to ski, the city also offers a number of outdoor activities throughout the year. For those who are visiting the city for the first time, there are a few activities to add to your itinerary before arriving.

Take a Dip in Pacific Tarn

Pacific Tarn is a small lake in the Rocky Mountains and is the highest lake in the U.S. at 13,420 feet. Although there are not many fish in the lake, the location is a great place to take a dip in during the summer season in a remote location that is secluded from the rest of the city. It makes for a great place to hike with trails that are available on the mountain.

Families with small children can enjoy making a visit to Mountain Top Children's Museum where several different exhibits are available. There are plenty of hands-on activities, which includes puzzles, tunnels, and a dress-up area. The museum offers plenty of ways to play and makes it easy to learn through various sets that are built for little ones.

Hike on Boreas Pass

This high mountain pass is a popular place to hike for first-time visitors in Breckenridge and features stunning outdoor views with a trail that isn't too challenging. Located just three miles from the downtown area, it's a beautiful location with the large mountains that surround the pass. Those who are visiting the city in the winter can enjoy exploring a winter wonderland by taking a snowshoe hike.

Golf at Breckenridge Golf Club

Breckenridge Golf Club is an exceptional course with spectacular views in every direction. The municipal course is challenging with different types of terrain and was designed by Jack Nicklaus. Three different nine-course holes are available to play on when the weather permits. The club also features an outdoor deck where visitors can enjoy dining over lunch while taking in the views.

When visiting Breckenridge for the first time, there are a number of different activities to enjoy during your stay for a spectacular location is more than just an incredible skiing destination. Both children and adults can enjoy having a busy itinerary during the visit while taking in the natural beauty of the environment.

About the Author: Jeremy is a guest contributor from Book Breck, a vacation rental agency located in Breckenridge, CO that features a number of luxury Breckenridge cabins. 

Monday, November 30, 2015

Tips on Travelling Abroad with Kids

Traveling abroad is exciting and often feels like a great adventure. If you are traveling with children, it can be a little different. It is still exciting, but can be a little more nerve racking. There is more planning that needs to go into it, with everything from packing to where to stay when you get there, when you are traveling with children. Here are some tips that may be helpful when you are planning on traveling abroad with your children.

Tuesday, September 22, 2015

Visiting Hocking Hills State Park, For Beginners

Hocking Hills State Park offers an excellent variety of activities among the gorgeous setting of Ohio's Hocking State Forest. The park actually consists of five distinct sections, each with its own character and unique landscapes. Here are some tips for beginners about the best things to see and do throughout the park:

Thursday, December 18, 2014

New to Napa, CA? Here Are Our Favorite Wineries

Napa, California is known for their wide array of wineries, making it one of the most popular destinations for wine aficionados and amateurs alike. With so many to choose from, it can be overwhelming in deciding which winery is best to visit. We came up with a list of some of our favorites to help you along the way in your decision making process. In all reality, you can’t go wrong; you’re choosing from some of the top wineries in the world, but here are a few of our favorites anyway.

Friday, August 29, 2014

Best B&Bs for Fall Foliage

You can almost smell the pumpkin spices and hear the crunching leaves because fall is near! And just because summer is over, it doesn’t mean that your vacation days also have to end. Temperatures are dropping, but the fall season gives us a chance to appreciate the vibrant foliage that nature gifts us before the frigid winter. We found the best B&Bs in the country to explore the lush outdoors and curl up with a glass of apple cider after with your loved one. 

Friday, May 9, 2014

Where to Celebrate Mother’s Day in Cape Cod

Let her know how special she is and spend time together on Mother’s Day. Forget about buying an expensive jewelry that she’ll only wear once or twice a year. What’s gold is to experience things together to give yourselves a chance to talk, have fun, and just plain give each other company. So here’s a plan: Take her to Cape Cod and enjoy these special packages available in the summer capital of the nation (in my opinion).