Chatham Bars Inn: An Idyllic Cape Cod Family Vacation

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They had me at lob-stah (roll).    Even if you’ve lived in New England your whole life, it’s easy to still fall under the spell of those idyllic Northeast summers — perfectly cooked lobster rolls, sticky salt in the air from dawn to dusk, entire days spent exploring the beaches, and just the right amount…

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Romantic Vermont Getaway to Twin Farms

Romantic Vermont Getaway Twin Farms

He surprised me with a card on a Friday night.     Inside were cutesy vague instructions: I had 24 hours to pack, and 48 hours of a romantic Vermont getaway to look forward to.    Hotel not yet disclosed.    After 20 minutes of me begging for a hint (delaying “vacation-gratification” is not my forté),…

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Rosewood Mayakoba: An Unforgettable Luxury Family Resort

Rosewood Mayakoba An Unforgettable Luxury Family Resort

If Disney is “Where Dreams Come True” for kids, then Rosewood Mayakoba, a luxury family resort, is where that happens for moms and dads.    That’s right parents – that utopian escape exists!  Your dream of having a recharging and relaxing vacation while with those crazy kiddos IS going to happen.  The Rosewood royal treatment…

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Luxury Rhode Island Family Resort: Weekapaug Inn

Luxury Rhode Island Family Resort Weekapaug Inn

Picture this: crowded boardwalks, packed beaches, greasy pizza, arcade games, and flashing amusement park lights.  Cue the screeching brakes.  You’re not going there.     Don’t get me wrong – sometimes that wild and fun beach scene is just what the doctor ordered.  But, if you’re instead dreaming of a New England summer vacation that’s low-key…

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Watch Hill Inn: Luxury Hotel Review

Watch Hill Inn Luxury Hotel Review

I love a hotel with history.  If you’re staying at Watch Hill Inn in Westerly, Rhode Island, then you’ll experience the comforts of modern accommodations that definitely doesn’t feel cookie cutter.  This is an historic property smack dab in the middle of a quaint seaside village, and it’s the perfect place to call home for…

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Winter Family Weekend at the Sagamore Resort

Winter Family Weekend at the Sagamore

Even though I love the beach, the sand, the waves…I know that deep down, I am at heart a lake girl.  I grew up visiting Lake Winnipesaukee every summer, but am only now discovering the allure of a wintertime lake vacation.   Nicknamed the “Queen of the American Lakes,” all 32 miles of Lake George’s…

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Luxury Hotel Review: Bernardus Lodge

luxury hotel review Bernardus Lodge

Welcome to Bernardus! First impressions and the grounds: Pulling into Bernardus Lodge and Spa, you will be instantly hit with that California-vineyard feel, that until now, you only thought existed in Napa.  Rows upon rows of vineyards border the entryway, and if you happen to vacation here in the fall, it looks as if fields of…

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Luxury Hotel Review: Lodge at Pebble Beach

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The Lodge at Pebble Beach needs no introduction to its famous golf course, overlooking the stunning Pacific coastline.   Even knowing about the hotel before my visit, I was still blown away by the scenery, hotel grounds, and hospitality.  In full disclosure, I am not a golfer and spent my days exploring the grounds with…

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Enchantment Resort Review: Luxury Sedona Hotel

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Maybe it was the magic energy of the vortexes.  Maybe it was the glowing red rock scenery.  Or maybe the panoramic views of the Boynton Canyon had us in a trance.  All I know is, Enchantment Resort put us under a spell.     We visited Sedona both for a babymoon escape, and again the…

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