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The Getaway 2 Give Collection Supports the Jack & Jill Late Stage Cancer Foundation

Written by Michele Richardson on January 13, 2017

During this holiday season (and throughout the year) the power of giving is an essential part to The Getaway 2 Give Collection as well as spreading goodwill in your community. As a G2G member you have the power to make a difference through supporting a charity that you are passionate about with each vacation you take with us.

We are pleased to support the Jack & Jill Late Stage Cancer Foundation and their mission of treating families to WOW! Experiences®, giving

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10 Aspen Activities for the Fall Season

Written by Michele Richardson on July 15, 2016

Most people only associate Aspen with snow, snow and more snow!  Or maybe all the outdoor activities there in the summer.  The fact is, autumn is one of the most spectacular times of year in Aspen. The namesake trees turn a golden hue and the weather is ideal for various outdoor activities including playing golf, biking, hiking and fly-fishing.

Since we are regularly asked about Aspen activities during the Fall, this post will focus on the top 10 things that we suggest you

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7 Telluride Festivals In 2016 That Offer Something For Everyone

Written by Michele Richardson on June 8, 2016

Telluride isn’t just a great place to hit the slopes, it’s also a hotspot for festivals and events year round. Even those who don’t ski or snowboard will find fun and adventure in Telluride’s festival schedule. Plan to visit Telluride in 2016 to catch one of these seven festivals that offer fun for everyone.

Blues and Brews Festival

Fall in Colorado can be just as awe-inspiring as the winter which makes it a great time to visit Telluride for their Blues and Brews

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Getaway 2 Give Supports The Larry Fitzgerald First Down Fund

Written by Michele Richardson on May 25, 2016

You don’t have to be a football fan to appreciate the generous donations and philanthropic efforts of Arizona Cardinals wide receiver Larry Fitzgerald, Jr. Through his nonprofit foundation, The Larry Fitzgerald First Down Fund, Larry has helped raise hundreds of thousands of dollars to a variety of charitable organizations.

The primary mission of the First Down Fund is to help children and their families live healthy, happy lives. The fund has supported summer youth programming through the Boys & Girls Club,

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G2G Experience – Lake Como, Italy

Written by Michele Richardson on March 31, 2016

Today, we present the breathtaking setting of our Lake Como estate.

Castello del Lago, or Castle of the Lake, is a large family compound situated on the shores of Lake Como. Lake Como is a glorious area in Northern Italy where your vacation will be infused with the lake’s history, natural beauty and opulence, and perhaps a Clooney sighting. It is hard to imagine a more impressive setting than a castle overlooking the majestic mountains and medieval hillside towns of Lake Como.


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Top Family Activities in San Diego (La Jolla)

Written by Michele Richardson on October 15, 2015

The San Diego/La Jolla area not only offers its own unique, seaside experience but proximity to other wonderful attractions in the San Diego area, as well. We are consistently asked about the top family activities in San Diego there, which we think is the premier family vacation destination in the country, so here are some top family-friendly suggestions for your vacation!

San Diego Zoo: Safari Park

To the northeast of La Jolla, you probably wouldn’t expect to drive through and hear the

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Florida 30A Vacation Rental Costs (Watersound, Watercolor, Alys Beach)

Written by Michele Richardson on September 3, 2015

What is the Florida 30A?

30A is short for Scenic Highway 30A, an 18.5-mile corridor that dips off and back on Highway 98 and hugs the Gulf of Mexico coastline in northwest Florida’s Walton County. This stretch of sugar-fine white beaches and clear gulf water holds a diverse wonderland: sea oat-covered dunes, pine forests, wetlands, marshes and coastal dune lakes.

Few places lay claim to these rare coastal dune lakes, and the 30A area has several, to the delight of kayakers, paddle

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Pros and Cons of Timeshares vs Pros and Cons of VRBO

Written by Michele Richardson on August 13, 2015

Since we are in the high end vacation rental business (through G2G Collection, our vacation club), we are constantly asked about the best rental options out there, such as timeshare rentals or renting on leading rental listing sites like vrbo or Airbnb. This blog post will compare timeshare rentals vs. vrbo rentals, explaining the pros and cons of each, with the end goal of helping you choose which is the most ideal for your situation.

Timeshare Rentals
There are numerous sites online where

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Best Family Activities in LA (Los Angeles)

Written by Michele Richardson 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 Michele Richardson 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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