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Travel ideas for mancations, guys weekends, and romantic getaways
  • Long Distance Bike Trails in the United States

    There are some awesome long-distance bicycle routes in the US that you can try out this spring and summer. To complete these routes you must be an advanced cyclist with proper training.

  • Things to Know Before Moving to Hawaii: Pros and Cons of Retiring in Paradise

    Hawaii is often called "paradise" and for good reason. With its stunning beaches, lush tropical jungles, and friendly locals, it's no wonder why so many people dream of moving there one day. But before you grab your flip flops and start your new life in the Aloha State, there are a few things you should know. In this blog post, we will discuss some of the pros and cons of retiring in Hawaii as well as tips for raising a family in this beautiful but sometimes challenging place.

  • Dad Called And Said He Wanted A Florida Vacation For Father's Day

    Father's Day is coming up and if there's one thing that we know most dads want this year is time spent outside the house. Whether it is a golf trip with his buddies, a father and son trip, a relaxing spa experience, or a fun family vacation... there are options for pretty much every type of getaway in Florida!

  • Wineries Near Charlottesville Virginia Blend Wine History With Modern Innovation

    One of the East Coast's top wine tasting destinations is nestled in the piedmont area of central Virginia. Here you will find a fantastic blend of rich history, music, restaurants, and wineries surrounding Charlottesville, VA. What most people don't realize is that this region - known to oenophiles as the Monticello AVA - is perhaps one of the most historically significant wine regions anywhere in North America. This makes a visit to Charlottesville, Virginia the perfect place to explore how old world wines and winemaking tradition have blended with new world innovation to produce very high-quality wine on local farms in this fantastic part of Virginia Wine Country.

  • Ultimate Norwegian Fjords Porsche Taycan Cross Turismo Road Trip

    If you’re a fan of adventure and luxury cars, this new supercar driving program is for you.  Adding the glide of a luxury electric car, you’ll travel through Norwegian fjords and the Sunnmore Alps on a supercar road trip, enjoying empty open roads and breathtaking scenery behind the wheel of an electric Porsche Taycan Cross Turismo.  The route is pre-programmed; you do the driving.

  • Alila Marea Resort Features One Of The Best Beach Views In North County San Diego

    Most of the resorts in North County San Diego sit atop bluffs with the beach hard to access and often with obstructed views to boot. While Alila Marea also sits atop a bluff, it has the unique benefit of facing the miles-long South Carlsbad State Beach as well as sitting directly above the Grandview Surf Beach. This makes it one of the best located - truly beach-front resorts in San Diego and offers guests unobstructed views and relaxing sounds of waves crashing on the shore at night.

  • How To Have a Perfect Colorado Summer Guys Weekend Adventure

    Colorado is known world-wide for its excellent ski resorts, but you don't have to wait for cold weather to visit this amazing state. Outdoor activities abound all year long. Let's take a look at some of the favorites among adventure seekers.

  • Unique Home Rentals For A Couples Seeking A Themed Romantic Getaway

    While themed hotels rooms are a great way for couples to escape the ordinary and have a romantic retreat, there are also some great options out there for booking an entire home that features a unique theme. Not only do these properties have fun themes ranging from a medieval castle to a Balinese escape but they are also more private than a themed hotel room at a hotel. Additionally, they are more immersive since the experience begins the moment your pull up to the property, instead of just once you step through the door.

  • 5 Exciting Outdoor Activities You Should Experience in Ecuador

    Most people do not automatically think of Ecuador when they consider visiting South America. However, Ecuador is a country worthy of touring, especially for its outdoor activities. 

  • Six Romantic Ways to Enjoy London with Someone You Love

    There’s almost no bad time to visit London and explore this amazing city with someone special. While London isn't known as a romantic city like it's sister across the channel is but when you peek beneath the rigid British facade you'll discover that this city is every bit as romantic as New York or Paris.

  • Scenes From Our Mexican Riviera Cruise On Majestic Princess

    Princess Cruises hasn't been at the top of our list of cruise lines to feature here but I think that's about to change. We tried a Princess Cruise last month from Los Angeles to explore the Mexican Riviera - Cabo, Puerto Vallarta, and Mazatlan, and we had a great time. From celebrating National Margarita Day with a margarita crawl through the ship to late night trips to the Chopsticks Noodle Bar and even some time spent placing wagers via their mobile sports book, there were some cool experiences that we haven't had on other ships before.

  • Unique Hostels In The United States That May Surprise You

    If the image that comes into your mind when I mention the word "hostel" is some sweaty and cramped communal living arrangement then what I'm about to share with you will change your mind forever. While there is certainly a wide variety of properties that refer to themselves as hostels, the industry has changed quite a bit since I first considered them as a starving college kid many years ago. Let's take a look at some unique properties run by Hosteling International USA that will surprise you.

  • Looking For Help To Make Sure You Plan The Perfect Alaska Cruise? We Got Your Back!

    Are you thinking about an Alaska cruise this year but are overwhelmed with all the options? You are not alone and that's why we've come together with our blogger friends to prepare some tips to help!

  • Guys Sports Getaway in Maryland

    For folks outside of the Baltimore / DC area, the notion of this area as a great destination for a sports-themed guys getaway may be an odd one to consider. However, while the region is overshadowed by legendary sports cities like New York, Boston, Chicago... or even Cleveland and Tampa... this is one of the best places in the entire country for sports lovers.

  • Here's My Love Letter To Alaska - Now Share Yours And We Can Maybe Both Go To Alaska This Summer

    I don't usually do contests but even if I don't win a darn thing in this one... I just absolutely love Alaska. The state has captured my heart as well as my imagination. That is why for more than a decade we've been supporting Alaskan tourism as promoting the adventures you can have there on a cruise (or better - a cruise tour). Holland America Line has now launched a campaign that asks their fans to share a Love Letter To Alaska and 10 winners will receive suite accommodations on one of their six ships that will be offering Alaska cruises this summer. So, how could I resist a chance to once more profess my love for Alaska!

  • 10 Best Romantic Getaway Destinations To Take Your Wife

    Valentine's Day is obviously an annual excuse to focus on love and romance, the reality is that any time of year is a great excuse for a romantic getaway. When it comes to the best vacation spots for couples, there's a lot of great options and it is really up to you to make sure it is the perfect fit for the two of you. Here's our picks for some of the most romantic destinations to take your wife this year!

  • What I Am Most Excited About In Alaska

    We’re kicking off our effort to help highlight and support tourism destinations that we love with a conversation about different aspects of Alaska Tourism featuring some of our favorite blogger / influencer friends. You can join us here on the blog - don’t forget to scroll down for the giveaway! - as well as on social media as we post photos and discussion questions with some of our favorite Alaska tourism destinations and tour operators.

  • Planning To Visiting Riviera Maya? It's More Than Just White Sand Beaches on the Caribbean Sea!

    Riviera Maya is a popular holiday destination located on the south eastern coast of Mexico's Yucatan. Whether you are seeking to visit Mayan ruins or relax on the white sand beaches, there is something for everyone here. In fact, one of the reasons it is such a great location is that unlike other island paradise locations in the Caribbean, there are plenty of day trip excursions and adventures you can take here that go well beyond simply soaking up the sun with a drink in your hand. If you’re thinking about visiting the Riviera Maya for your next trip, here are a few tips and tricks on what to look out for, when to go, and where to go.

  • We Took A Southwest Florida Everglades Road Trip In A Toyota Sienna

    Minivans aren't sexy or cool... right? Well not exactly. While minivans of your youth were more focused on utility than comfort, technology and design, today's current generation of minivans - especially the 2022 Toyota Sienna are a different breed. While utility is still paramount, minivans are truly my top choice of vehicle for long road trips where you'll be riding only on paved roads. Just because the roads are paved though doesn't mean you can't have a great adventure though and that's what we did while exploring Southwest Florida Everglades with a Toyota Sienna.

  • We're Celebrating National Plan A Vacation Day

    We're celebrating National Vacation Day today. It's been more than two years since the pandemic interrupted our normal plans for getting out of the house and exploring the world so I think it's about time to get back out there. To celebrate and help everyone think of some great vacation ideas we're joined by some of our blogger friends sharing their "dream vacation" ideas and travel advisor, Heather from Flow Voyages is even sponsoring a giveaway to help.

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