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Travel to Park City For a Fall Getaway Before the Snow Sets In

Oct 14, 2011  |   Contributor: Eric Rosen

Your winter wardrobe and ski gear might still be in storage—after all, it’s only September—but now is the perfect time to fit in one last snow-free visit to Utah’s mountain paradise of Park City before the flakes start falling and Hollywood types begin flocking there for that certain festival which shall not be named.

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Finding Luxury Off the Beaten Path at Colorado's Smith Fork Ranch

Jun 20, 2013  |   Contributor: Katherine Bond

Mother Nature is hard to compete with. How does one out-do the Rocky Mountain's jagged horizon sprinkled with snow in summer or the splendor of placid lakes and gushing, clear rivers? Marley and Linda Hodgson figured they wouldn't contend with nature's perfection; instead, the couple opened the Smith Fork Ranch, a rustic retreat that compliments its spectacular surroundings and savors every aspect of it.... Read More

Salvatore Ferragamo's Estate Offers the Perfect Getaway for Equestrians

Feb 22, 2013  |   Contributor: Carly Zinderman

Il Borro, an estate owned by famed Italian designer, Salvatore Ferragamo, offers guests exclusive horseback rides through the stunning grounds.

A premier equestrian center accommodates guests of all skill sets to tour the Italian landscape and become immersed by the richly diverse views of the historic town of San Giustino Valdarno. Ideal for novices, Il Borro provides lessons in effort to gain an air of ease with your horse and bestow comfort in riders. Lessons provide guests of all ages how to properly care for horses and the behavior to adopt in their presence, perfect for first time riders conquering their equestrian apprehensions. Horse riding courses are also offered to summer guests which allow for guided excursions along the foots of the Pratomagno Mountains, compl... Read More

Possibly the Last Best Place in Montana | The Ranch at Rock Creek

Nov 12, 2012  |   Contributor: Katherine Bond

It's a hard phrase to live up to: "The last best place on Earth." But Montanans feel so adamant about their state's token slogan that it even gained protection from the U.S. Patent Office earlier this year. First coined by Montana author William Kittredge in 1988, the "last best place on Earth" describes more than my favorite state. It's an ideal description for the Ranch at Rock Creek, a spectacular resort and manifestation of a lifelong dream set in the southwest corner of Montana. Here are just a few a reasons to visit this property:... Read More

Brasstown Valley Resort & Spa | Mountain Retreat in Northern Georgia

Jul 17, 2012  |   Contributor: JustLuxe Team  |  1 Comment

Most people wouldn’t think of jetting off to the mountains of Northern Georgia for vacation, but Brasstown Valley Resort & Spa is a Georgia luxury resort replete with relaxing activities to unwind and forget the stresses of everyday life. Surrounded by the beautiful backdrop of the Blue Ridge Mountains, the resort offers cozy accommodations, fine dining, championship golf, a spa, and a variety of outdoor recreation to suit every guest.... Read More

Summer Camps For Kids Offer Five-Star Experiencies

Jul 10, 2012  |   Contributor: Lena Katz

Nature hikes, softball, musical theater, and the occasional chaperoned overnight excursion—these used to be the components you could pretty much expect from a summer camp program anywhere in the U.S. But how things have changed. These days, certain summer camps and summer schools are offering enrichment and entertainment value on par with an adult-geared luxury vacation.... Read More

Castle Grove Country Hotel and Restaurant Offers Warm Irish Welcome

Nov 14, 2011  |   Contributor: Sean Hillen

What makes a vacation in Ireland memorable, some say, is the warmth and informal spontaneity of its people. If so, then those at Castle Grove Country House Hotel, nestled among the rolling hills of east Donegal, have mastered the art.... Read More

Get Back to Nature at Montana's Triple Creek Ranch

Oct 27, 2011  |   Contributor: Katherine Bond

Full disclosure: I love Montana. Every road post is quaint country. Every turn of the two-way highway is another photo opportunity of bucolic beauty. It’s no wonder the French and Brits flock to this "Last Best Place."

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The Alisal Guest Ranch and Resort of Solvang, California

Sep 30, 2011  |   Contributor: Touring & Tasting

Located in the heart of Santa Barbara Wine Country on a 10,000-acre working cattle ranch, the Alisal Guest Ranch and Resort gives wine tourers enough outdoor activities to warrant a real vacation. Established as a cattle ranch more than 150 years ago, Alisal started welcoming summer guests in 1946.... Read More

The Paws Up Pinnacle Camp: A New Standard in Luxury Glamping

Jul 6, 2011  |   Contributor: Eric Rosen  |  2 Comments

Earlier this summer, we took you to the majestic forests of northwest Montana to visit one of North America's premier outdoor destinations, The Resort at Paws Up, which pioneered the concept of glamping, or glamorous camping, that has taken the luxury vacation world by storm.... Read More

Sensational Summer Camps

Jul 1, 2011  |   Contributor: Lena Katz

When we were young, summer camp was the best part of vacation. Playing, having new experiences, making friends, being away from home...it was the most exciting part of summer (though more like school than we realized at the time).... Read More

Brush Creek Ranch: All-Inclusive Resort in Wyoming's Platte River Valley

Jul 1, 2011  |   Contributor: Chad Chisholm

All-inclusive vacations are often thought of as being south of the border, conjuring images of sandy beaches and crashing waves, cheap tequila and thin piña coladas. That is all about to change. Nestled between the Snowy Range and Sierra Madres in the breathtaking North Platte River Valley of Wyoming, is the band new Lodge and Spa at Brush Creek Ranch, an all-inclusive luxury ranch.... Read More

The Resort at Paws Up: Montana Ranch and Luxury Resort

Jun 21, 2011  |   Contributor: Katherine Bond

"The Last Best Place" is a prodigious claim for any resort to make. But for the Resort of Paws Up, the claim is as true as the big blue skies of Montana that it rests under.... Read More

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