New Jersey Travels with VOL Winners Bill & Pam O’Brien

Take a look at a bit of what our Vacation of a Lifetime winners Bill & Pam O’Brien were up to this summer:

 

The Candlelight InnIn the middle of June we decided to venture down  for a 2 night stay in North Wildwood and Cape May, NJ.  Our first stay was at the Candlelight Inn in North Wildwood NJ.  This Inn is only minutes to the boardwalk and all of its excitement.  Innkeepers Bill and Nancy were excellent hosts.  Their B&B is very nice and Hereford Lighthouseoffers great rooms.  The Seashore Suite was lovely an offered an in room Jacuzzi and separate large sitting room for relaxing and preparing food and drinks.  In the afternoon enjoy the cool sea breeze outside on Seashore Suites in the Candlelight Innthe large wraparound porch.  After a nice breakfast in the morning we drove northward to the explore the historical Hereford Lighthouse.

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What to Do in Victoria BC this Fall

What to Do in Victoria BCVictoria, British Columbia is a beautiful city on the waterfront.  With great arts, culture, history, and tasty cuisine, its the perfect vacation destination in the Pacific Northwest.  Whether you want to take in the waterfront, visit a museum or historic site, or wander around a park, Victoria has something to keep even the pickiest travelers occupied. And with a Select Registry member right in the middle of all the action, you’re sure to have a good time. There is always a lot going on in the area, so we’ve come up with a few ideas for what to do in Victoria BC this fall.

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Hiking Trails at Allamuchy Mountain State Park

Allamuchy Mountain State ParkWhen you think of taking a vacation to New Jersey, you might picture the shore, Atlantic City, and hopping over to New York City for the day.  However, the quaint towns, mountains and forests of the interior and western regions of the state offer great opportunities for hiking and relaxing in the beauty of nature.  One place you should check out if you’re an avid hiker and looking for a getaway is Allamuchy Mountain State Park. And with nearby Select Registry properties to experience, Allamuchy Mountain State Park in Sussex County, NJ is an ideal place to get in touch with nature while still having luxurious accommodations to return to.

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Have You Heard of Camden, SC?

Camden SCThe South Eastern portion of the United States is full of small towns brimming with southern charm and gracious hospitality.  You’ve probably heard of popular destinations like Charleston, Savannah, and Beaufort, but there are smaller and lesser known gems just waiting to be discovered.  Camden SC is one of those gems that is definitely worth a visit.  For a getaway to a place where you can enjoy a slower and friendlier way of life, head to Camden SC and check in to the Select Registry property in town, and get ready for a memorable experience.

 

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Newport Visit with VOL Winners Bill & Pam O’Brien

Take a look at what our Vacation of a Lifetime winners Bill & Pam O’Brien were up to in Newport, RI back in April:

After our stay in Providence, Rhode Island we journeyed south for a couple days in Newport, Rhode Island.  Our first night was at the Victorian style Cliffside Inn which is located 1 block up the road from the famous Cliffside walk.  A 5:00 P.M. happy hour included wine and cheese and crackers.  A nice way to unwind Cliffside Walk with one of the mansions in backgroundafter a brisk April walk along the Cliff Walk.  After a cordial gathering in the main dining area we went off to a casual dinner at of course O’Brien’s Pub.  How could you go wrong with a name like that.  There we enjoyed some excellent burgers with some beer on tap and watched some of the Rangers/Flyers hockey.

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You Have to See the Seattle Skyline in Person

Seattle SkylineSeattle, Washington has a lot going for it.  It’s the perfect getaway destination for travelers wanting to experience vibrant culture, fine arts, music, theatre, great dining and more.  And because Seattle is also home to a Select Registry member, you can be sure your stay in the city will be amazing. One of the features of the city that endears it to visitors year after year is its breathtaking skyline.  The Seattle Skyline is populated by skyscrapers dating back to the early 1900s.  Not only are the buildings notable, but the majestic presence of Mount Rainier adds to its appeal. Whether you view it from the ground from one of the city’s neighborhoods, from a ferry on the waterfront, or standing hundreds of above the streets below on an observation deck, you have to see the Seattle skyline in person.

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Enjoy a Day at Roger Williams Park

Roger Williams ParkWhen visiting Providence, Rhode Island, there is hardly a shortage of activities to take part in.  The historic city is full of  culture, entertainment, dining, and places to visit.  Dubbed the “Creative Capital” there are always things to see and do in Providence.  One of the most popular places to visit in Providence is Roger Williams Park.  With greenspaces, museums, historic points of interest, gardens, a zoo, and more, you could easily spend an entire day (or more!) at Roger Williams Park.

 

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Wondering What to Do in Sedona? Have a Prickly Pear Margarita While You Think!

What to do in SedonaSedona, Arizona is a unique and beautiful part of the country.  With red rocks and buttes as far as the eye can see, a visit to Sedona can feel like you’re stepping into a different world. Along with the wondrous natural environment, there are so many options to enjoy fine dining and shopping if you’re wondering what to do in Sedona during your trip.  Here are just a handful of ideas of what to do in Sedona. Take them to into consideration, and perhaps enjoy a prickly pear margarita (a regional specialty) while you mull over your options.

 

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7 Spectacular Columbia River Gorge Waterfalls

Columbia River Gorge WaterfallsThe Columbia River Gorge is an awe-inspiring area of the states of Washington and Oregon. This canyon made by the Columbia river is home to several ecological environments from temperate rainforest to dry grasslands, with some dramatic changes in scenery as you traverse the area. And it just so happens to be home to a fabulous Select Registry member. Visitors can expect fantastic vistas featuring mountains, forests, and the famous Columbia River Gorge waterfalls.

 

 

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The Milwaukee Art Museum is a Must-See Attraction

Milwaukee Art MuseumMilwaukee is a great city in Wisconsin, near the Great Lakes and sometimes it can be a bit overlooked as a vacation destination.  At Select Registry, we love to shed a little light on places you might not have thought of for your next vacation. There’s no shortage of art, cultural activities, and dining in Milwaukee if you know where to look for it, making it the perfect place to take a vacation. One place that should absolutely be on your travel itinerary is the Milwaukee Art Museum.  This renowned museum is home to an impressive permanent collection, traveling exhibitions, and special events and educational opportunities.  Take a look at what you might experience when you visit the Milwaukee Art Museum.

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