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Proven tips to plan perfect vacation getaway

Proven tips to plan perfect vacation getaway

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Escape to paradise. Envision long walks on deserted beaches with waves crashing against desolate shores. Lone footprints mark the sand as sea mist sprays and spirits soar. A dream vacation in paradise is possible with insider tips on how to book an exclusive vacation rental. With so many resources available on the internet, in travel guides and on websites, finding the best romantic vacation deal has never been easier. With a little bit of research, one can find cabins that sleep eight for the same price as a luxury hotel room. One just needs to know where to look. For large families or parties traveling together, booking a vacation rental is more affordable than renting several hotel rooms or suites. Here are some helpful tips to help you find the best deal. Check out Vacation R...
Dog sled adventure vacations, Northwest U.S.

Dog sled adventure vacations, Northwest U.S.

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Dogsledding allows people of all ages and physical conditions to experience the wild stillness of the Northwest’s backcountry. The excitement of being pulled by a powerful team of sled dogs is a wilderness adventure like no other. When the dogs hear the command to go, “Hike!” they’re off at a run, taking passengers flying over the snow. As the dogs settle into a trot, the flurry of paws on packed snow and the gliding swish of sled runners accompanies the dogs’ panting. From the Pacific Northwest of Alaska, Oregon and Washington to the inland Northwest of Montana, Wyoming and Idaho, there are a variety of sled dog tours available. Alaska Dog Sled Tours The best place in the Northwest to find dog sled tours is Alaska, home of the famed Iditarod race and a state where dog sled...
Vacationing in Ontario’s wilderness with adventurous teenagers

Vacationing in Ontario’s wilderness with adventurous teenagers

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The province of Ontario has numerous vacation spots in amongst the beautiful boreal forest. There are a variety of parks to set-up camp. When choosing a park visit the Parks Ontario website and click the Visiting Park's tab. This website has all sorts of information on the parks including what it will cost to stay and what exciting things there are to do. Exploring the outdoors is great for families that want to connect with their teenagers. Today's world has become extremely fast paced with all that technology has to offer. That is exactly why it is so important to get back to nature. Families can experience camping, fishing, hiking, canoeing, kayaking, and white water rafting in Canada's wilderness. Whether booking through government parks or private outfitters a vacation in the g...
Visiting Costa Rica on a vacation

Visiting Costa Rica on a vacation

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Costa Rica is one of the hottest ecotourism destinations on the planet. Boasting astounding fauna and flora, and stunning natural wonders; this compact nation of just 4 million people is high on the list of must-visit destinations for travellers seeking natural attractions and adventurous excursions. Looking for Costa Rica itinerary ideas? See Costa Rica - the Highlights in Under two Weeks. Conservation in Costa Rica When it comes to sustainable travel, Costa Rica is regarded as one of the most environmentally switched on nations in the world. How the country will cope with the rapid rise in popularity of ecotourism is yet to be determined, however, and there is concern over the long-term impact of tourism on Costa Rica's delicate environment. Visitors to Costa Rica should tak...
4-star, 5-star hotels in York and Walls, England

4-star, 5-star hotels in York and Walls, England

Travel
York with its cathedral and other attractions is definitely one of the UK's top destinations for a city break vacation. Visiting York York can be visited on a day trip from London but a few hours is not enough to enjoy even the cathedral, let alone York's other top visitor attractions. (Here are the Ten Best Things to Do in York.) Instead consider a stay of at least one or two nights in the city. There's a wide range of accommodation options and York is well-served with 4-star and 5-star hotels, guesthouses, luxury lodges, and b&bs. There are cheaper hotels too, for those on a budget, but here are some suggested hotels at the upper end of the market. They are all rated as either 4-star or 5-star by Enjoy England, the official tourist board for England. For other suggestion...
GPS for seniors for family road trips

GPS for seniors for family road trips

Technology, Travel
GPS for seniors - You might considering ditching that old-fashioned, clumsy folding map if you get exposed to a GPS for seniors unit. The GPS for seniors gadget, which can either be built in or purchases as portable handheld units, make family travel with seniors dramatically less stressful. Here are the top reasons to take a GPS for seniors unit on your next family vacation: You always know where you are. That is almost reason alone to get a GPS for seniors unit, especially if you've ever wandered lost in a bad neighborhood with kids in the back. That is not a pleasant feeling. You always know when you will get there. Granted, it's an estimated time of arrival. But it's great to have a quick comeback to the age-old family road trip question. You can find what you want. Nee...