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The Best U.S. Beaches for Your Spring Break Vacation

The Best U.S. Beaches for Your Spring Break Vacation

TripAdvisor just released its list of the Top 25 U.S. Beaches, part of the 2015 Travelers’ Choice Awards. We’re pleased to see that four of our favorites made the cut! Here’s a quick look at what makes these beaches extraordinary, plus recommendations for where to stay near each one....
5 Post-Adventure Hangouts in South Lake Tahoe

5 Post-Adventure Hangouts in South Lake Tahoe

Whether you’re looking for epic eats alongside your gaming, an all-out dance party, low-key live entertainment, or a soothing spa experience, these venues in Stateline and Heavenly Village have you covered. Montbleu Resort Casino & Spa Stateline, Nevada Start your post-adventure festivities at Montbleu’s Onsen Spa. Located in the...
7 Best Beaches on Kauai’s North Shore

7 Best Beaches on Kauai’s North Shore

With its white sand and majestic mountains, Kauai boasts some of the most beautiful beaches in the world. Even better, there are literally dozens to choose from. Kauai has 111 miles of coastline, over 50 percent of which is sandy beach. We want your Kauai vacation to be flawless....
Winter Fun in and on the Water

Winter Fun in and on the Water

Everyone flocks to the beach in summer, but there’s something about winter that shouldn’t be missed.  Perhaps it’s the slightly slower pace of life, or the gentle sun warming your face as waves roll over your toes. Whatever the reason, this is an ideal season for exploring the coast....
Our Favorite New Year’s Eve Destinations

Our Favorite New Year’s Eve Destinations

We know you can barely wrap your mind around the fact that Thanksgiving is next week. But whether you’re ready for it or not, it’s time to start thinking about your New Year’s Eve plans. Maybe you always look for a rockin’ party in the hottest destinations. Or maybe...
Fat Skunks and Woolly Caterpillars: Using Folklore to Predict Snowfall

Fat Skunks and Woolly Caterpillars: Using Folklore to Predict Snowfall

It’s that time of year when you have to decide whether to book your ski vacation early or wait until the weather forecast is clear to pick your destination. If only you knew exactly when and where to find fresh powder! Our forebears were just as concerned with winter...
The Secrets of SUP

The Secrets of SUP

A few weeks ago, Rita Root at West Coast Stand Up Paddle invited me to go for an early morning paddle at Agua Hedionda, a sparkling lagoon just north of Grand Pacific Palisades Resort & Hotel in Carlsbad, California. Earlier this year, I tried stand up paddle boarding (SUP)...
Get Your “Just Deserts” Shopping in Palm Spring & Las Vegas

Get Your “Just Deserts” Shopping in Palm Spring & Las Vegas

If you’re in the mood to splurge, get yourself to Palm Springs or Las Vegas! These two destinations have everything from premium outlets to high-end retailers, and each mall puts its own spin on the shopping experience. Here are a few places we love to visit when we’re in...
5 Easy Ways to Save Big on Your Ski Vacation

5 Easy Ways to Save Big on Your Ski Vacation

Lake Tahoe and Mammoth received three inches of snow last weekend—enough to remind us that winter is on its way. In less than six weeks, all the major resorts will be open and families will be flocking to the mountains for fun on the slopes. At ResorTime, we love...
Harvest Happenings: Napa Valley’s Hottest Fall Events

Harvest Happenings: Napa Valley’s Hottest Fall Events

Stroll through a Napa Valley vineyard this time of year, and you’ll spot acres of vines laden with ripening fruit. Expert vintners know how to precisely time the grape harvest to ensure their desired flavor profile, and with help from our guide to the area’s hottest events you’ll know...
7 Reasons Now Is the Time for Your California Mountain Vacation

7 Reasons Now Is the Time for Your California Mountain Vacation

Autumn. It’s the season of apple picking, pumpkin carving and strolling through freshly fallen leaves. Is it any wonder that we’re escaping to the mountains for even more fall flavor? California’s mountains may not receive as much publicity as its iconic beaches, but their natural beauty is undeniable and...
Must-See State Parks in Colorado

Must-See State Parks in Colorado

Colorado features some of the most interesting scenery from Rocky Mountains to trees to desert land to rivers and tons of native wildlife. During any time of the year if you look off in the distance you can see the beautiful snow-capped peaks. Colorado’s natural beauty puts it into...
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