Monthly Archives: April 2014

Experience the Pocono Mountains this Summer

pocono mountainsThe Pocono Mountains region is a true gem located in northeastern Pennsylvania that overlooks the charming Delaware Valley. Tourists have been flocking to the region for years, taking advantage of the tremendous scenery. Outdoors enthusiasts can get their adrenaline fill in a variety of ways, while others can tap into their competitive nature by playing a round of golf or testing their luck at the casino. The area really has something fun for the whole family to enjoy, which is why you should make a trip to the Pocono Mountains this summer.

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7 Pacific Northwest Vacation Ideas

Summer time is almost here, and taking a trip to the Pacific Northwest should be at the top of your mind when beginning to plan your vacation. Parts of the area are right on the water and others contain massive mountains and other varied terrain. This means you can relax in the sun, partake in some water sports, go for a hike, or take a bike trip. The possibilities are seemingly endless when looking for vacation ideas in the area. We have decided to help that process for you, though, and have created a list of 7 Pacific Northwest vacation ideas that we think you will like. In addition, the best part of each vacation idea is that it involves staying at a Select Registry inn.

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Why You Should Visit Mt. Washington New Hampshire This Summer

mt washington new hampshireBy taking a trip to Mt. Washington New Hampshire you will be visiting the highest peak in the Northeastern part of the United States. Heading there this summer is highly advisable, as well, since the summer months of June, July, and August are the only three months of the year when the average temperature is above 50 degrees. This can provide the perfect climate for folks looking to escape the extreme heat. Not only can you enjoy the brisk temperatures during summer, but you will also be able to go for a hike or explore the mountain on an ATV. You can also take your adventure to the water with a cruise on Lake Winnipesaukee. Here are some more details about how to have fun at Mt. Washington New Hampshire this summer.

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Plan Your 2014 Sonoma Wine Country Weekend. 2013 Sold Out

Sonoma Wine Country WeekendIf you are a wine lover anywhere on the continent, it is imperative that you make a point to attend the 2014 edition of Sonoma Wine Country Weekend. For three days on August 29-31, you will experience the absolute best wine and food that Sonoma has to offer. More than 200 of Sonoma’s finest winemakers and a gathering of the area’s best chefs are getting together to provide attendees with a weekend their palate won’t soon forget. Not only will the weekend be a delicious delight, but Sonoma Wine Country Weekend doubles as the largest fundraising event in the area. Since the event first began, more than $12 million has been raised to help benefit the future of Sonoma County. So why does the event typically sell out and why do people come in droves? Here is the weekend schedule that will give you a better idea.

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Yellowstone National Park History Lesson

Yellowstone National Park historyNearly three million people a year come to Yellowstone National Park, making it the fourth-most visited national park in the country (trailing just Great Smoky Mountain, the Grand Canyon, and Yosemite). Home to the majority of the world’s geysers, most notably Old Faithful, and a wide array of wildlife, there is no surprise as to why so many people come visit this mountain wonderland year after year. But how did it get to this point where the masses flock to the park every year? Here is a brief lesson on Yellowstone National Park history that will give you more insight on the country’s first national park.

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Visit Historic Downtown Conway, SC, Then Head to the Beach

downtown Conway SCRaise your hand if you’ve heard of Conway, SC. Unless you live relatively close, chances are you aren’t familiar with the city. Now, raise your hand if you’ve heard of Myrtle Beach. We’d suspect that many more people know that Myrtle Beach is a city on the coast of South Carolina. Well, if you know where Myrtle Beach is on a map, just look slightly west, and you’ll see Conway – a town of just over 16,000 people. Whereas Myrtle Beach caters to tourists with the beautiful beaches, an abundance of restaurants, and all kinds of attractions, Conway has a very different feel. Instead of fighting the crowds and getting lost in the sea of people on your next trip, hang out in downtown Conway, SC, instead and experience true Southern hospitality.

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9 Fun Things to do in Central Missouri During Summer

things to do in Central MissouriPerhaps when you first hear Central Missouri as a travel destination, your ears won’t perk up much. Well, we’ve established this list of 9 fun things to do in Central Missouri that should make you eager to start planning your vacation. This area of the country boasts many outdoor adventure opportunities, the state’s largest university, and the capital city. Central Missouri is a great place to escape the face-paced life in the big city and spend some time relaxing. But as the Show-Me State nickname demands, we don’t want to just tell you that Central Missouri is awesome. We want to show you our list, so without further ado, here it is!

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Why You Don’t Want to Miss These Oregon Coast Attractions

Oregon Coast attractionsThe Oregon Coast is one of the most wonderful places to visit, as you can see more than 360 miles of coastline that look out upon the Pacific Ocean. Up and down the coast, you will get to travel through several different terrains, including some areas lined with cliffs and others centered around sandy dunes. While you’re taking in all of the perfect natural scenery, make sure you also take some time to visit the following Oregon Coast attractions. You won’t want to miss them!

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10 Cape Cod Attractions You Must Try

Cape Cod attractionsCape Cod is at the eastern edge of Massachusetts and provides the perfect summer getaway year after year for its guests. Why do folks flock here? Temperatures in the mid-70s and water in every direction certainly don’t hurt. The reasons to visit this part of the country are endless, but here are 10 Cape Cod attractions worth checking out when you make your trip.

1. Shining Sea Bikeway – Falmouth
The Shining Sea Bikeway travels more than 10 miles of beautiful scenery in Cape Cod. You will travel from the Woods Hole Ferry terminal to North Falmouth, experiencing gorgeous views.

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Plan These Things to do in Seattle, Washington

things to do in seattle washingtonSeattle has an unmistakable cityscape and has been called home to many of the most entrepreneurial minds in this country’s recent history. Whether you do your online shopping on Amazon, drink your morning coffee at Starbucks, or purchase your computer software from Microsoft, you are doing business with a Seattle-based company. So what makes Seattle so appealing for the leaders of these companies to settle down in the Emerald City? Well, we have developed a list of some of the best things to do in Seattle, Washington when you take your visit. Once you’re there and partake in these activities, you will be able to see for yourself.

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