There is something about a spectacular mountaintop setting in the Blue Ridge Mountains of North Carolina. Combine that with the concept of “Retreat,” then sprinkle with immersion seminars such as “The Art of Happiness” and “Journey into Stillness.”
Before going green became mainstream in the hospitality industry, The Breakers self-imposed this challenge as a pioneer in the luxury hotel segment. In fact, more than a decade ago this iconic, 540-room oceanfront resort began to implement ecologically-friendly practices to conserve resources and protect the environment to enhance the quality of life for future generations.
Neatly nestled along the shores of beautiful Biscayne Bay, just a heartbeat from the hustle and bustle of downtown Miami, lies a village within a city—Coconut Grove. With tree-lined streets, scores of fancy boutiques, a number of great restaurants and a host of night clubs, “The Grove” is an upscale, urban, seaside enclave—and one of Miami’s “coolest spots.”
With the rise of organized crime during the Great Depression, the Department of Justice began an exhaustive search for a location to construct an escape-proof maximum security prison. With a ready-made facility surrounded by the bone-chilling, swift currents of San Francisco Bay, Alcatraz was quickly chosen as the ideal site.
Venerably moored at 1089 E. 9th St. in Cleveland, Ohio, on the banks of historic Lake Erie, the USS Cod Memorial brings an up close, hands-on feel of our nation’s proud history and serves as a living tribute to those who bravely answered the call of duty when an unprovoked enemy attacked us without warning three generations ago.
Located on the shore of Lake Erie in downtown Cleveland, Ohio, a few blocks from the USS Cod Memorial, the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame is a museum dedicated to archiving the history of some of the best-known and most influential artists, producers and engineers who have significantly influenced the rock genre.
Neatly tucked in secluded woods in rural Pennsylvania, just 4 miles from Ricketts Glen State Park, is the quaint and charming Old Tioga Inn. Located just off the Old Tioga Turnpike, this log home bed & breakfast offers old-fashioned charm coupled with a host of modern creature comforts. Trust me…Waking up in the morning to the sound of birds chirping and the cool rush of a mountain breeze at Old Tioga just can’t be beat.
Ever wanted to take a step back in time? Cedar Key might be as close as you’re ever going to get! At first glance, this town looks like Mayberry and the Twilight Zone somehow became mixed up in the airways. For in this isolated fishing village, yesteryear is a way of life.
Before going green became mainstream in the hospitality industry, The Breakers self-imposed this challenge as a pioneer in the luxury hotel segment. In fact, more than a decade ago this iconic, 540-room oceanfront resort began to implement ecologically-friendly practices to conserve resources…
Most know The Springs Resort & Spa in Arenal Costa Rica from television when it played host to the sixth episode of ABC’s The Bachelor earlier this year. But for those of us who have actually stayed there, we feel like we have been somewhere else…