6 Fun Skiing Destinations

As Fall turns into Winter and the days become colder one of the best parts of the winter season will soon be here. Every year nearly 60 million people grab their skis or snowboard and hit the slops and ski lodges for fun, socializing and just good old fashion relaxation. The US has some great ski resorts on both the East and West coast. From famous slopes of Aspen to the historic mountains on Vermont you are sure to find a great skiing destination.

New York

Visit New York Catskills for the best skiing ever. With over 50 ski areas in the state of New York you will be in heaven. The peaks of the Adirondacks are so inviting. The internet provides statistics for downhill terrain and ski ratings. This beautiful state has attracted the attention of past generations of artists and authors as well as famous skiers or snowboarders. Windham Mountain just North of the Catskills and about 118 miles from NYC and has the highest vertical drops in the Catskills for the expert skier.

The place to go on the east coast for a great winter experience.

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Taos, New Mexico

Taos Ski Valley, New Mexico is one of the top 10 places to ski from the last week in November till April. The sunshine and the snow will bring a smile to your face while skiing. There are over 100 trails. Skiing usually begins at 9 am and stops at 4 pm. It is easy to find the conditions on the internet as well as lodging. Escape to a lovely cozy, comfortable elegant bed and breakfast inn. Taos is full of history and different cultures. Make Taos, New Mexico your next skiing destination.

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California

California has some great skiing in Northern, Central, Lake Tahoe and Southern California where you can Downhill Ski or Cross Country Ski. Gold Mountain, Cascade World, Mt. Shasta and Cedar Pass are all popular. Lodges in Kirkwood, Squaw Valley, Tahoe City, Bear Valley, Pine Crest, Big Bear Lake to mention a few have Specials and Packages to meet your needs. November through April are career employment opportunities months. There are sport schools and snowboarding instructors. If applying for a job please be aware of the staff grooming expectations. Professionalism is expressed in California.

Keep up with the ski new and events in California and you will have a really great skiing vacation.

Utah

Utah with it’s amazing snow it the best you can get. Even though there are truly some incredible skiing and snowboarding areas right here in the good ole USA Utah is one of the more popular.

Utah boast some of the most challenging slopes in the world. Most within an hour of Salt Lake City. Here is some trivia the headquarters for the U.S. Ski and Snowboard Association is in Park City, Utah. Bet does not shock you. You can find a resort close the your ski destination to meet all your needs. Have fun and be safe. Remember there are some really challenging slopes in Utah. Have fun.

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Celebrity Owned Bed and Breakfasts

Having a little trouble deciding on where to spend your next vacation? Would you like to stay somewhere with a little extra personalty?  How about a Bed and Breakfast owned by a celebrity? That’s right some of our favorites stars are in the hospitality business. Bringing  their talents and sense of style to folks like us all around the country. Let’s take a look at some of these celebrity lodges.

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5 fun Cities To Visit in 2010

First Day of Summer this year is June 21, 2010 and time to go on vacation and a family vacation is perfect. We will try to help choosing east, west north and south. Boston has endless things to see and experience. The New England Aquarium is terrific for family and great education resources. You cannot miss the Boston Common. Starting at Freedom Trail. Two and a half mile walking trail leading you to 16 historic sites. Paul Revere’s house a legend not to forget. Harvard University where almost every parent wants their adolescent to attend. The Boston Children’s Museum is a hands on museum. Children will have a great time understanding and enjoying the world we live in. Bunker Hill Monument marks the first major battle of the American Revolution.  Fine dining in Boston is something you cannot forget. Mission Hill, Little Italy, Langham, Fairmont Copley Plaza, are just a few of the great Boston area’s to find the best restaurants.

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Pennsylvania Family Vacation

When was the last time you visited Pennsylvania the Keystone State where the Declaration of Independence was signed. Also nicknamed the Quaker State. Other nicknames are the Chocolate State, the Steel State and the Coal State. There are many Ivy League collages and universities to visit. Museums, the famous Philadelphia Zoo, famous music festivals,and amusement parks. Hershey is a place you will not want to miss. Route 30 is absolutely a beautiful ride and so much to see.

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Last Minute Valentines Getaways

Las Vegas

last-minute-valentines_01Are you a last minute guy or girl planning a special weekend for Valentine’s Day. A couple of day’s in Las Vegas just the two of you at Michele’s French Country Cottage or Rodgers House where you will feel like family and romance in the air. Both Bed and Breakfast Inns are cozy and comfortable and minutes from the strip in Las Vegas.

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Blue Ridge Mountains Vacation

Silver Thatch Inn in the beautiful Blue Ridge Mountains

silverthatchA weekend in the Blue Ridge Mountains is a healthy experience and the Silver Thatch Inn in Charlottesville, Virginia is perfect. Not only does it have luxury and beautifully decorated rooms but an intimate candlelit dining room. You will look forward to breads, muffins, cookies, and delicious homemade desserts, grilled meat and fish and eclectic sauces.  Check their amenities page and find even extra special complimentary comforts to make your stay even more pleasurable. Fun is just minutes away in historic Albemarle County. Gift Certificates are available and gifts for family and friends are in the gift shop.
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Visit Beautiful New Mexico and choose Tavares Inn, Alamogordo

Do you live in New Mexico or planning a special visit. Tavares Inn in the famous Alamogordo, New Mexico a very Historical area minutes from the Sacramento Mountains is the perfect Bed and Breakfast Inn. Beautiful Rooms and delicious breakfast. Check their gallery page. I am sure you will agree that this seven thousand square foot Bed and Breakfast Inn is Beautiful.

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