Lodging & Camping

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Trip Report: Arizona’s Civana Wellness Resort & Spa

In mid-August, Ira and I flew to Phoenix for a wellness getaway at the award-winning Civana Wellness Resort & Spa. While some of our previous t

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Spring Skiing in Lake Tahoe

While Spring officially begins in March, that doesn’t mean your ski season has to be over. While the snow had long melted in the Carolinas, where my husband and I call home, we weren’t quite ready to put our skis away for the seaso

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Intermediate Skier's Guide to Park City, Utah

Park City, Utah may the skiing version of the Holy Grail in the United States. Park City Mountain Resort extends more than 7,300 acres with close

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End of Season Ski Getaway in Vail, Colorado

Every year as spring arrives, I realize that the remaining days of the ski season are limited. Within no time, the snow will melt and mud season will begin, so I immediately set aside spring ski days. Though an avid skier for decades,

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Ecotourism: Four Handpicked Destinations for Safe & Sustainable Travel

If you're anything like us, you live for the thrill of exploration and authentic beauty only nature can provide. Now more than ever, it's important to take care of the planet we call home. Spending time outside safely and sustainably s

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What is Glamping? A Quick Guide To Glam Camping

If you've ever spent a minute on Pinterest, you're rolling your eyes right now. Of course I've heard of glamping! I've got six boards dedicated to fairy-light-bedecked canvas tents and glowing wood stoves in fully-furnished yurts.&

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Trip Report: Aspen Snowmass Ski Resort

Author's Note: Just a few weeks after our visit to Snowmass, Colorado ski resorts were forced to close to decrease the spread of COVID-19. Even though the reopening date for this ski resort, as well as other destinatio

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Winter Fun in Grand County, Colorado

When I think of winter, I immediately visualize downhill skiing . After becoming hooked as a teenager, I'm programmed to set aside time for this vigorous outdoor activity every year. Once the leaves start falling from the trees, I start thinking about my first