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In southern Maine, you’ll find this charming coastal town that is widely known for being the summer home of the Bush family and driving past the Bush compound has become a tourist “to do.”  Kennebunkport is a year-round destination thanks to fabulous Christmas markets, fall markets and events, and summer beaches.  I’ve heard it said […]

Travel Guide: Kennebunkport, Maine

Maine is filled with laid-back, outdoorsy towns and social locals.  We decided to explore the Southern Coast of Maine after flying into Portland. Summer and Fall are the most popular times to visit, and for good reason. Summer in Maine: for stunning beaches and wild blueberries Fall in Maine: for legendary foliage and festivals It can […]

Travel Guide: Portland & The Southern Maine Coast

Tides Inn is located outside the quaint, historic town of Irvington, Virginia. This Chesapeake Bay staple has been welcoming guests for 74 seasons but now with a refined look in 2020. We met a couple who were celebrating their 50th wedding anniversary at Tides Inn and found out they celebrated their honeymoon here years ago.  […]

To Do at Tides Inn: 2021 Refresh in Irvington, Virginia

30 minutes from Salt Lake City Airport and situated at the base of Canyons Village, Waldorf Astoria Park City is in the heart of adventure.   A draw for outdoor, nature lovers year-round, a notable feature was the size of the patios.  We had breakfast each morning on our balcony overlooking the mountains with enough room […]

Mountain Resort Review: Waldorf Astoria Park City, Utah

Montage Deer Valley, our last visit in Deer Valley, but certainly not the least.  At the very top of the mountain, the drive was absolutely gorgeous. The Montage offers a grand entrance and refined mountain lodge culture.  A hallmark of the resort is the highly personalized service, which makes you feel at home from the […]

Mountain Resort Review: Montage Deer Valley in Park City, Utah

The Stein’s reputation proceeds itself having earned a spot on Forbes’ list of “Most Luxurious Hotels in the World” and received raving review from Travel + Leisure. Ski Magazine readers have consistently voted it the best ski resort in America.  This Norwegian-style chalet sits mid-mountain.  The nostalgic European atmosphere feels as if you’ve stepped back […]

Mountain Resort Review: The Stein Eriksen Lodge Deer Valley

What are the Salt Flats The Salt Flats are remnants of a lake that’s now 90% table salt and can be 5 ft. deep near the center. On a clear day, it’s so flat that you can see the earth’s curvature. At one point in time, Lake Bonneville covered 1/3 of Utah. The flats are […]

Visit the Bonneville Salt Flats in Utah

We arrived in Salt Lake City.  One of the draws to visiting Park City for a ski-in/ski-out experience is how close it is. Only a 40 minute drive and you are in the heart of a winter wonderland so if travel time is a concern, this is the trip for you.  Since we went to […]

Mountain Resort Review: The St. Regis Deer Valley in Park City, Utah