Time to Plan Your Summer Road Trip: 5 Things to Consider

Summer Road TripNothing says “summer” like a great road trip. Hitting the road and seeing the places you’ve always wanting to see can feel freeing and unleash the adventurer inside of you. But once you’ve decided that you want to go on a summer road trip, there is a lot of planning to be done and plenty of things to consider. There are plenty of people who can give you great advice about planning the perfect road trip, but ultimately your road trip should be unique to you and what you want to do and see. However, no matter where you go and what you see, there are things you consider before buckling up and hitting the open road. These aren’t all of the things you need to keep in mind when planning to go on your trip, but they’re a good place to start.

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Where to Go Whale Watching in Santa Barbara

Whale Watching in Santa BarbaraThere is so much to do in the city of Santa Barbara and the surrounding areas. Many people travel to the city to take advantage of the temperate climate and the beautiful beaches.  Others enjoy exploring neighboring vineyards and tasting amazing California wine. With all of the great activities on the coast, sometimes people forget about the adventures to be had just off of the coast. If you love the sea, marine life, or just enjoying beautiful days and fresh air with friendly people, then you might consider whale watching in Santa Barbara. And with three amazing Select Registry properties in the area, you know you’ll be treated to luxurious accommodations during your getaway.

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A Few of the Best Places to Celebrate 4th of July

Best Places to Celebrate 4th of JulyThe 4th of July is the biggest holiday of the summer season here in the US, and with good reason.  It commemorates the ratification of our nation’s Declaration of Independence in 1776. Today, the hallmarks of the holiday include fireworks, barbecues, heading to the beach, and lots and lots of red, white, and blue. If you’re looking to get out of town to celebrate the 4th of July this year, then you have a lot of great options for destinations. Maybe you want to go somewhere that celebrates our nation and its history, maybe you want to visit the beach, or maybe you just want to take the opportunity to experience somewhere new. Whatever your desire, you can find fantastic places to spend the 4th of July that have Select Registry properties nearby. From historic cities to locales with notable celebrations, these are a few of the best places to celebrate 4th of July this year!

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5 Things to Do in Port Angeles, WA this Summer

Things to do in Port AngelesWashington state has a lot to offer visitors. The variety of environments in this West Coast gem provide unique opportunities no matter where in the state you go.  There are bustling metropolitan centers like Seattle, with cutting edge culture and entertainment.  And then there are the less developed parts of Washington that invite outdoor lovers to behold the wonder of the natural environment. One place you can get a bit of both is Port Angeles, Washington. This city is close to Olympic National Park and other amazing ecological recreation areas, but it also boasts great dining and accommodation options, including two Select Registry properties. Whether you want to become one with nature, or experience the luxuries of an urban area, you’ll find plenty of things to do in Port Angeles this summer.

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Wondering What to Do in Harpers Ferry?

What to Do in Harpers FerryThe state of West Virginia is a beautiful place with many regions to explore.  For history buffs and outdoor enthusiasts, the town of Harpers Ferry is the perfect getaway destination. There are even two superb Select Registry properties in the area, so you can be sure your stay will be world class.  There are historical sites and plenty of trails and scenic spots to take in, you’ll never be at a loss for what to do in Harpers Ferry. So whether you’re interested in packing a variety of museums and historical sites into your trip, or you’d prefer to hike to your hearts content, then we have the low-down on what to do in Harpers Ferry during your next vacation. 

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The Town of Poland, Maine is Perfect for a Relaxing Getaway

The Town of Poland MaineThe Maine Lakes Region is a great place to go if you’re looking to relax and unwind. Picturesque shorelines and scenery greet visitors with beauty and a sense of serenity.  If you want to enjoy the Lakes Region, then you should head to the town of Poland, Maine for some much deserved rest and relaxation. There is a wonderful Select Registry property in town, right on Tripp Lake, the perfect place to call your home-away-from-home while visiting the town of Poland, Maine.

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National Travel and Tourism Week

National Travel and Tourism WeekWhat better time to explore the many great vacation destinations that exist throughout this country than during National Travel and Tourism Week? For those unfamiliar with the U.S. Travel Association’s event, National Travel and Tourism Week is held annually on the first week of May. It was designed as a chance for citizens to focus on the benefits of travel and tourism and its impact on our country’s economy.

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7 Must See Places in Charleston SC

Must See Places in Charleston SCPlanning a road trip to the Southeast, but not sure where to go? Consider Charleston, S.C., which was recently voted the No. 1 Top City in the U.S. and the No. 2 Top City in the World by Condé Nast readers. Charleston remains at the top of these lists because it offers something for everyone: history buffs, music lovers, foodies, nature lovers, sun-seekers and more. Read on for our list of 7 Must See Places in Charleston SC. There are, of course, many more things to see and do, but this list will get you started!

  1. King Street
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Everything You Need to Know About Woodford Reserve Distillery Tours

Woodford Distillery ToursIn the Kentucky backcountry nestled somewhere in the midst of the state’s beautiful Bluegrass Region is the town of Versailles. Visitors to this area will not only enjoy the historical Lexington-Fayette area known for two of Kentucky’s most notable contributions to the United States and the world – thoroughbred horses and the finest craft bourbon. If you’re a fan of the latter, then make sure that Woodford Reserve Distillery tours are at the top of your list of things to do while visiting the area. The distillery is just as fascinating if you aren’t a big bourbon drinker, as the technology and craftsmanship that goes into every bottle is both inspiring and surprising.

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Need Options on Where to Go for Memorial Day Weekend?

Where to Go for Memorial Day WeekendDo you need suggestions for where to go for Memorial Day weekend? This long weekend is often recognized as the beginning of summer, and is the day that we pause to remember those who have fallen in the line of duty serving the US military. So, there are a number of destinations that are appropriate for a getaway over Memorial Day weekend. From beaches, to cities, there is a perfect place to visit for everyone.  When choosing where to go for Memorial Day weekend, be sure to consider what you want to do on your trip as well as how far away you want to travel.  We’ve come up with a few suggestions on where to go for Memorial Day weekend, but there are so many great places with Select Registry properties that would be ideal for this holiday.  To get your mind in planning mode, consider these suggestions for where to go for Memorial Day weekend.

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