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Best Family Activities in LA (Los Angeles)

Written by Kelly Palmer on August 11, 2015

Even though Los Angeles is known for the glitz and glam of Hollywood, there are hundreds of activities available for the little ones on vacation. Since G2G Collection has a 2 bedroom residence in West Hollywood, we are consistently asked about the best family activities in LA and the surrounding area. Here are a few suggestions for your family trip itinerary for fun, sun, education and entertainment:

Griffith Park
The City of Los Angeles is bisected by a mountain range. A couple of

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Top Things to do in Chicago with Families or Kids

Written by Kelly Palmer on August 4, 2015

Chicago is one of the most exciting cities to visit with your kids, especially during the summer. Whether you’re here to explore one of Chicago’s world-class museums, discover your favorite deep-dish pizza joint or enjoy a night at the theater, there are endless options to keep your family entertained.  Since G2G Collection has two private residences (both 2 bedrooms) in downtown Chicago, we get asked for advice on the top things to do in Chicago with families or kids.  So, here

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Fun Family Activities in 30A FL – Watercolor, Watersound and Rosemary

Written by Kelly Palmer on July 29, 2015

If you are looking to take a trip to a beautiful beach for a family getaway you should consider one of the beaches along scenic highway 30A. When you have spent enough time hanging out by the umbrella, try a few of these fun family activities in 30A FL to make your vacation memorable!

30A SURF CAMP

Looking for summer fun for the kids? Check out the new 30A Surf Camp.  All summer long experienced surfers will run two three-hour camps a day at two beach locations

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Top Family Activities in San Francisco that your Kids will Love

Written by Kelly Palmer on July 23, 2015

San Francisco is always one of the most visited destinations in the U.S. And the “City by the Bay” offers so much to do for adults and kids alike. Since we have a Penthouse in the Cow Hollow area and often have families staying there, we are asked all the time about what the top family activities in San Francisco are and the most popular things to do with kids. So, here are our top recommendations:

Tinker with the Exhibits at the Exploratorium
The

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San Francisco Vacation Rental Costs (Luxury Hotels, Apts., etc.)

Written by Kelly Palmer on July 14, 2015

San Francisco, California is one of the most popular places to vacation in all of the U.S.  At G2G, we’ve seen an incredible demand for the “city by the bay,” and we are regularly asked about what it costs to stay in luxury hotels or rent apartments there.  So, this article will focus on San Francisco vacation rentals and will they will cost you.

San Francisco Hotel Rates

Hotels in San Francisco aren’t cheap.  In fact, it ranks as one of the

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Safety Concerns for Vacations in Mexico: 5 Things You Need to Know

Written by Kelly Palmer on July 10, 2015

We are consistently asked by our G2G Members “is it safe to vacation in Mexico”, especially since we have residences in three major Mexican resort destinations.  Here we will debunk some popular myths about Mexico vacation dangers, and give you the 5 most important things to know regarding vacationing there.

Vacationing in Mexico – Safe or Dangerous?

Here are the 5 most important things to understand about the safety concerns for vacations in Mexico:

1. Mexico is a REALLY big country.   While the past

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Top 5 Bucket List Vacations of a Lifetime

Written by Kelly Palmer on July 7, 2015

We get asked by our G2G Members all the time about what options we have for them to check something off of their “bucket list.”  Besides being the title of a movie with Jack Nicholson and Morgan Freeman, the term “bucket list” refers to a list of things you want to do before you die, or “kick the bucket.”  These are lifetime dreams and experiences that you will never forget.  Here are our top bucket list vacations:

5 Bucket List Trips

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The 10 Best Places to Go With Kids in New York City

Written by Kelly Palmer on June 26, 2015

Since our vacation club, G2G Collection, has two bedroom apartments in the Big Apple that are well-suited to families, we are constantly asked what are the best places to go with kids in New York City?  So, we have compiled our Top 10 list of places to go and things to do in the Big Apple, including some personal reviews of some of the places on the list.  Enjoy!

1.  Bubbles: There’s an Off-Broadway Show called Gazillion Bubbles that is a huge hit with children

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Sonoma Vacation Rental Costs (Healdsburg or Wine Country)

Written by Kelly Palmer on June 25, 2015

Sonoma, California is one of the most beautiful vacation spots in the U.S.  At G2G, we have recently seen a rise in interest in California wine country and we are asked about Sonoma vacation rental costs to stay in a great house there.  So, in this article, we’ll look at what options exist specifically in Sonoma, from hotels and resorts to rental homes.

Sonoma Hotel Rates

Unlike Napa Valley, Sonoma has a very limited number of high end (four and five star)

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5 Problems With London Vacation Rentals and How To Avoid Them

Written by Kelly Palmer on June 23, 2015

Many of our G2G Members do business and vacation in London, and they are consistently asking us for advice on how to find great London vacation rentals at a great value.  Here are the top 5 problems we have seen with renting a luxury apartment in London and how to avoid them:

1. You probably won’t get to see the place before you stay there.  It’s one thing to look at pictures on the internet of London apartments, but a whole different

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