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Breast Cancer Survivors Find Hope and Healing with Send Me On Vacation and Grand Pacific Resorts

Breast Cancer Survivors Find Hope and Healing with Send Me On Vacation and Grand Pacific Resorts

In June 2014, ResorTime’s parent company, Grand Pacific Resorts, forged a new partnership with Send Me On Vacation (SMOV) when it sent Teresa Ponce, a 34-year-old breast cancer survivor, on an all-expenses paid family vacation to Carlsbad Beach Inn Resort in Carlsbad, California. For Teresa, who grew up in...
No Car? No Problem—A Guide to San Diego’s Alternative Transportation

No Car? No Problem—A Guide to San Diego’s Alternative Transportation

If you’ve ever visited San Diego, you know that parking is at a premium in popular areas like the Gaslamp Quarter and downtown Oceanside. But you don’t need to worry about it if you plan your trip right.  With a little foresight and minimal expense, you can use San...
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...
50 Surprising, Ridiculous, and Whimsical City Nicknames

50 Surprising, Ridiculous, and Whimsical City Nicknames

We all know that Las Vegas is “Sin City” and Philadelphia is “The City of Brotherly Love.” But did you know that Encinitas, California, is “The Poinsettia Capital of the World” or that Carl Sandburg dubbed Chicago “The City of Big Shoulders”? This week, in honor of our specials...
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...
Which Hawaiian Island Fits Your Vacation Personality?

Which Hawaiian Island Fits Your Vacation Personality?

For most people, Hawaii conjures up dreamy images of coconut palms, rolling waves and white sandy beaches. But did you know there are actually eight Hawaiian Islands, and that each one has its own unique feel? Some of the islands are known for their modern vibe, while others retain...
Autumn by the Sea

Autumn by the Sea

There’s nothing quite like strolling through Carlsbad on a late afternoon in fall. The village is mostly quiet this time of year, with only the occasional pedestrian or beach cruiser to distract you from your thoughts. The refreshing breeze still has a hint of summer’s heat. And the sun...
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...
Top 5 Family Vacation Ideas

Top 5 Family Vacation Ideas

Looking for some ideas to plan your next family vacation getaway? We can help! Check out our list below that includes a variety of family-filled activities. Anaheim can’t be beat for its proximity to a wide variety of adventures because so many attractions are within a 2-hour drive. Anaheim...
Travel Tips for Traveling with A Family

Travel Tips for Traveling with A Family

Family vacations are always fun for the whole family! Whether you are planning an annual family outing, or are celebrating a special occasion, planning for a family vacation always needs a few tips! Here are five tips for traveling with your family. Make sure you weigh your decision when...
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