National Hot Tea Month

National Hot Tea MonthThe New Year is a time of goal setting to challenge ourselves. Many of us will opt for health oriented goals, which makes for the perfect overlap with January being National Hot Tea Month. This is a month to be educated in the health and lifestyle benefits of drinking tea, as well as an opportunity to celebrate by sampling new varieties and living in community with other tea lovers.

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The Most Romantic Restaurants in Downtown Seattle

Romantic Restaurants in Downtown SeattleThat time of year is upon us when lovebirds flock to coveted destinations for romantic getaways, and Seattle is certainly one of those spots. We are now only a month away from Valentine’s Day, so it’s time to start making those plans.  In the heart of the city any seeking sweetheart will find the beautiful Shafer Baillie Mansion, an urban bed and breakfasted in Capitol Hill, a downtown Seattle neighborhood. Just one block from Volunteer Park this breathtaking Tudor Mansion will take you to another era that has been likened to an urban version of Downton Abbey.

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5 Fantastic Things to Do in Marblehead, MA

Things to do in Marblehead MAMarblehead, MA is a small coastal New England town bordering Salem – the site of the historic Salem Witch Trials. Marblehead has its own list of great attractions, and is in a great location just 16 miles north of Boston. The town is known for its roots in commercial fishing and yachting, as well as for being the birthplace of both the American Navy and Marine Corps Aviation. Marblehead was settled by Mayflower Pilgrims in 1629, and its residents were instrumental in the Revolutionary War.

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Snowbird Mountain Lodge is an Amazing Getaway All Year Long

Snowbird Mountain LodgeIn the heart of North Carolina’s Smokey Mountains you’ll find the Snowbird Mountain Lodge – a place where people come to enjoy the beauty and serenity of nature from the home base of the lodge’s elegant country accommodations. Surrounded by the Nantahala and Cherokee National Forests, and the Great Smoky Mountain National Park the Snowbird is a great place for outdoor enthusiasts to come to enjoy the many recreational activities this region has to offer. Besides exploring the great outdoors, the lodge offers many other activities to enjoy on your pastoral pilgrimage to the mountains.

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5 Underrated Midwest Cities to Visit

Midwest Cities to VisitThe Midwest region of the United States in scattered with world class city centers that attract visitors from all over the globe. Everyone seems to be aware that Chicago, Indianapolis, Minneapolis and St. Louis are worth visiting, but there are so many other Midwest cities to visit where you’ll have just as interesting, cultural and fun experiences. Often referred to as the heartland the Midwest is home to the Ohio, Mississippi and Missouri Rivers, the Great Plains, the Great Lakes and some of the burliest winters nationwide. If you have yet to visit this beautiful region of the country here are five recommended, and often overlooked, Midwest cities to visit.

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Take Advantage of a Santa Barbara Weekend Getaway

Santa Barbara Weekend GetawaySanta Barbara, CA has long been a favorite destination for weekend trips.  With its picturesque California coastal views, bevy of vineyards and wineries, great restaurants, and plenty of shopping, it’s easy to see why people have enjoyed visiting the city year after year.  If you’re looking for a romantic trip, a fun girls weekend, or just a place to relax for a few days, you should consider a Santa Barbara weekend getaway.  Here are some ideas to help you start the planning process.

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Why is Downtown McMinnville, OR So Great?

Downtown McMinnville, ORIn the heart of Oregon Wine Country, the town McMinnville offers visitors beautiful scenery, fine dining, shopping, and access to superb vineyards and wineries.  While you can spend a lot of time among the rolling hills in the vineyards, it’s worth paying downtown McMinnville, OR a visit.  This Oregon gem is the perfect combination of  small town charm and big city amenities.  Once you visit, you’ll understand why downtown McMinnville, OR is so great! As you begin to plan your trip, use this short guide to get a few ideas of what to expect when you arrive. So get ready to add a new destination to your travel itinerary, because downtown McMinnville, OR awaits!

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Walk Through History at the Pro Football Hall of Fame

Pro Football Hall of FameFootball in the United States has become more than just a sport, for many it’s a way of life. People have strong attachments to their favorite team, and many young people dream of playing the game in high school, college, and beyond.  If you’re a fan of the game, then you need to take a trip to Canton, OH to visit the Pro Football Hall of Fame.  The Hall of Fame celebrates the greats of the game and allows fans to walk through the history of the sport.  Read on to find out what you need to see when you visit the Pro Football Hall of Fame, and don’t forget to check into the Select Registry property in town while you’re there!

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Experience Tallulah Gorge Hiking in the Spring

Tallulah Gorge Hiking If you’re looking for beautiful scenery, outdoor activities, and southern hospitality, then you should seriously consider visiting the area of the state of Georgia known as the North Georgia Mountains. The region is a perfect destination for those who want to get away from it all during a vacation.  An abundance of hiking trails, breathtaking sites, charming small towns, and friendly people await those who travel to the North Georgia Mountains.  You can even have a luxurious stay at one of the Select Registry properties nearby.  If you want to take on the trails during your time in the area, then take a look at this guide to Tallulah Gorge hiking.  Tallulah Gorge State Park is one of the most popular destinations in the region, and for good reason.  Read on to find out why Tallulah Gorge hiking should be on your “To Do” list this spring.

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Eastern Shore of Virginia Vacation Guide

ChincoteagueRefugeThe Eastern Shore of Virginia is something of a hidden gem as far as vacation getaways go.  Many people are familiar with Virginia Beach, which is notorious for a party-like atmosphere.  However, the Eastern Shore of Virginia is just as much fun without all the fuss. For scenic waterside views, charming people, and beautiful natural surroundings, The Eastern Shore of Virginia is the perfect destination.  While the area is laid-back, you can still find a wealth of activities to keep you entertained during your getaway.  And the local Select Registry property, The Inn at Onancock, will provide you with luxurious and comfortable accommodations.  This all adds up to make the Eastern Shore of Virginia an ideal vacation spot. Read on to find out what to put on your itinerary for a trip to the Eastern Shore of Virginia.

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