Written by Michele Richardson on June 23, 2017
1. Ask for your teen’s input
This is a good rule of thumb for everyone you plan to travel with, but especially true with your teen. Everything from where you should go to what type of activities you should do. Incorporate at least 1 activity from each traveler and if possible, schedule your teen’s request for later in the trip so they have something to look forward to. Keep in mind that laying on the beach or hanging out at the
Written by Michele Richardson on June 20, 2017
There are easily dozens of quaint towns in the US that transform into an outdoor summer oasis. In fact, more and more “ski resorts” are invested in creating unique, summer experiences filled with countless action-packed activities, festivals and concerts. Here are a few reasons you should consider a summer getaway to the mountains.
BEAT THE SUMMER HEAT
In most of the country it can get hot and downright disgusting during the summer months. Why sit in sweat when the mountains in the
Written by Michele Richardson on February 20, 2017
Looking for a great getaway–no passport needed? Montreal might be just the thing. Whether you’re seeking family fun, a romantic getaway or sight seeing, this island city’s diverse culinary delights and endless festivals make for a perfect vacation. No matter when you visit, you’ll never be bored. Here are 6 reasons to put Montreal at the top of your travel list:
Montreal is constantly putting on events for the public, and not just in summer. Check out all the happenings
Written by Michele Richardson on January 17, 2017
PLAYA DEL CARMEN
Playa del Carmen was once known as a simple Mexican fishing town, but over time has blossomed into a chic and cosmopolitan vacation oasis. Thanks to its natural wonders – Mayan ruins, powder white sand beaches, brilliant turquoise waters, breathtaking cenotes and an underwater world perfect for snorkeling and scuba – travelers from across the globe flock to this paradise.
Looking for a relaxing and peaceful escape? You may want to look elsewhere. In Playa your days are filled
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
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
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
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,
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.
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