Now that Spring is here, people are ready to get out and travel. When wanderlust does hit, when you feel you need to make plans for an escape/getaway/break, a domestic trip to our beautiful 50 states is certainly within reach. Whether that be a city escape, ocean or country, to your favorite destination or a new one that’s been on your list, please let me know, I’m a champion at organizing road trips, tours, or close-to-home getaways. This week I’m focusing on 5 resorts drivable from Concord, New Hampshire. A tank of gas and a reservation will get you a much-needed break. Here are my pick for top 5 resorts.
Gelato is a mainstay in any Italian's life and any tourist's blitz of the Italian peninsula. The tradition goes back hundreds of years to the mountains in Northern Italy. Snow was used to keep the mixture of cream, sugar, eggs and flavoring at the perfect temperature all the way back to the 1500s. Italian children are raised with it and you will see locals visiting their favorite neighborhood gelateria in the evenings during the "Passagiata" - when everyone goes out for a walk to see and be seen!
• It’s not too soon to make a travel plan Whether it’s the result of record snow storms, wild temperature swings or a solid case of COVID-19 fatigue, many of us are ready for a change of scenery. Even if it’s too soon for your family to travel, putting a plan in place can raise spirits all around… - AJC.com Wednesday March 03, 2021
You've worked hard all year, and deserve a vacation. Why not try something different? A luxury dude ranch lets you live your wild western dreams.
These upscale retreats couple laid-back luxury with epic outdoor experiences. Go back to the Old West on these dude ranch vacations.
The American West is full of opportunities for family getaways, particularly if you enjoy sun on your skin and dirt on your boots. Enjoy horseback riding and evenings around a campfire without compromising on comfort.
Here are 5 luxury dude ranches that get you outside, while keeping you within a stones throw of cocktails, room service and a soaking tub in your cabin.
1. THE RESORT AT PAWS UP, GREENOUGH MONTANA Known as The Last Best Place, The Resort at Paws Up may be just that. A pristine escape in the Rocky Mountains, taking full advantage of the Big Sky countryside, this wilderness outpost offers something for all energy levels. Explore the land on horseback, cast a fly for trout or simply indulge in spa treatments at Spa Town®. As for accommodations, you can choose from 28 luxurious vacation homes, or you can experience upscale camping in one of 36 luxury tents, with decadent furnishings, your own private bathroom and even the services of a Camping Butler. It's nature served on a silver platter.
Release your inner cowboy or cowgirl on an authentic cattle drive, where you can try your hand at herding cattle from horseback.