Posted by joseph On April - 23 - 2014 ADD COMMENTS

Black sand beach in Maui, Hawaii with green treetops surrounding the blue water.

There’s absolutely nothing like a Hawaiian vacation. In addition to relaxing on the beautiful beaches of Maui, there’s never a shortage of events and attractions to keep you busy. If you’re looking for a true taste of Hawaiian culture, here are a few events you won’t want to miss this spring.

“I Am Haloa” Benefit Dinner

On May 2, the I Am Haloa benefit dinner will take place in the beautiful Kahanu Garden. Several renowned Hawaiian chefs will come together to present a Hawaiian feast that’s unlike anything you’ve ever tasted. You will also get to experience a poi pounding demonstration, along with live entertainment and a tour of Kahanu Garden.

East Maui Taro Festival

To truly immerse yourself in Hawaiian culture, you’ll want to visit the 22nd Annual East Maui Taro Festival, which takes place on May 3 at Hana Ballpark.

This all-day festival is family-friendly, and includes a farmer’s market, a number of Hawaiian vendors, and plenty of delicious food and hands-on activities for everyone in your family. You’ll love learning about the importance of Taro/Kalo, and you’ll enjoy live entertainment, as well as get to see some of the area’s nonprofit organizations and how they impact the people of Maui.

If you haven’t made your reservations for your upcoming trip to Maui, we would love to hear from you.




Posted by joseph On April - 22 - 2014 ADD COMMENTS

Picture of: inlet of Myrtle Beach on a blue sky day, taken from porch on water.

Many couples and families visit Myrtle Beach during this time of year, and it’s easy to see why.

Once spring arrives, the beach comes alive with plenty of events. If you’re looking for a place to spend Cinco de Mayo this year, Myrtle Beach is a terrific option. While you’re there, you can even participate in a 5K to help support a great cause – the March of Dimes.

Carlos N Charlie’s Cinco de Mayo Fiesta 5K

Whether you frequently run 5K races each year, or you’ve always wanted to try one, Carlos N Charlies Cinco de Mayo Fiesta 5K is one you’ll really enjoy. It takes place on May 4, and you’ll be running around and throughout Broadway on the Beach. Your registration includes a gift bag, t-shirt, and a Mexican breakfast buffet when the race is over.

Kids Fun Run

If you’re visiting Myrtle Beach with your kids, there’s an easy way to get them involved in supporting the March of Dimes, too.

The Mascot Family Fun Run is a slower-paced run that features appearances of area mascots such as Splash the Pelican and the Bojangle’s Chicken. Your kids will receive t-shirts and access to the Mexican breakfast buffet as well.

Myrtle Beach promises to be a lot of fun for the entire family this year. If you haven’t made your reservations yet, contact us today!




Posted by joseph On April - 21 - 2014 ADD COMMENTS

Surfers and spectators on the beach of Hawaii under a blue, partly cloudy sky.

If you’re like most people, you’ve always dreamed of being able to visit Hawaii. Those incredible beaches and the blue waters have been calling your name, so why not take the plunge? While you’re there, be sure you immerse yourself in the Hawaiian culture by attending some amazing Hawaiian events.

Malu O Keawaiki Arts & Crafts Festival

The Malu O Keawaiki Arts & Crafts Festival takes place in Lahaina, and it happens frequently throughout the year. When you visit, you’ll have the opportunity to talk with some of Hawaii’s best local artists. You will also get to see their work, and even take home some lovely pieces that will help you remember your trip to Hawaii for years to come.

Maui Arts & Cultural Center

If you’re a fan of the dramatic arts, you’ll want to be sure to plan an evening at the Maui Arts & Cultural Center. They feature a variety of shows, so you’re sure to find something that you’ll love. Whether you enjoy a good rock show, such as a performance by Bob Dylan, or you want to hear some authentic Hawaiian music from a group such as Brothers Cazimero, you’ll enjoy first class entertainment that’s unlike anything you’re likely to experience at home.

If you’re ready to plan your trip to Hawaii, we would love to talk with you and help you plan the Hawaiian vacation you’ve always wanted.




Posted by joseph On April - 16 - 2014 ADD COMMENTS

Stream traveling through woods of Branson, Missouri.Branson, Missouri has been a favorite vacation spot for families and couples for years. There’s always something to do in Branson, whether it’s a great show you’ve been dying to see, or a spectacular event you don’t want to miss. If you’re looking for an adventure, Branson isn’t too far from home, but it’s packed full of excitement.

Ozarks International Raceway

If you’re a big racing fan, chances are you’ve never experienced a drag race quite like the ones at Ozarks International Raceway. The Street Machine Shootout is held a few times a year, and whether you have your own hot rod, or you just enjoy the speed and excitement of a good drag race, you won’t want to miss this event.

Dolly Parton’s Dixie Stampede

There’s nothing like enjoying dinner and a show during your Branson vacation, and Dolly Parton’s Dixie Stampede will not disappoint you. You’ll enjoy some of the best food you’ve ever tasted, along with an interactive country show that will have you hootin’ and hollerin’ from beginning to end. This patriotic program even includes a real buffalo stampede. Dolly Parton calls the show “Branson’s most fun place to eat.” We think that’s an understatement!

These are just a few of the great events Branson, Missouri has to offer. If you’re eager to make your reservations, we want to talk with you!




Posted by joseph On April - 16 - 2014 ADD COMMENTS

The coast of Newport Beach, CA.

With a Newport Beach vacation, there’s never a shortage of fun things to do. Whether you’re planning a trip with your family, or with that special someone, a Newport Beach vacation promises to provide you with one adventure after another.

Jetpack America

If you’ve always wanted to fly like a superhero, Jetpack America can deliver that experience. This is the world’s first water-powered jetpack, and you won’t want to miss this once-in-a-lifetime adventure.

California Recreation Company

If you’re taking off for a romantic getaway, be sure to rent a boat for a relaxing afternoon in the water from California Recreation Company. You may fall in love all over again.

Davey’s Locker

Whether you love fishing, or you’ve always wanted to go whale watching, Davey’s Locker is perfect for you. You’ll never forget the beautiful sights you see on one of their ocean excursions. Private boat rentals are available too.

BeachSports Beach Camps

If your kids are interested in learning how to ride the waves or brush up on their volleyball skills, they’ll love BeachSports Beach Camps. They’ll learn important water safety lessons too.

Disneyland

When it comes to outdoor activities in Newport Beach, you can’t forget the classic – Disneyland. Whether you go with your significant other, or you take the entire family, Disneyland will make your Newport Beach vacation absolutely magical.




Posted by joseph On April - 15 - 2014 ADD COMMENTS

Alligator beached on side of pond, looking at camera.

When you think of family vacations, Florida probably immediately comes to mind, and for good reason! Florida is a wonderful place to bring your family, and Fort Lauderdale is among the most popular vacation spots. Here are a few of the best family-friendly places to visit while you’re there.

Museum of Discovery and Science

With an IMAX theater and plenty of hands-on exhibits to explore, be sure to make the Museum of Discovery and Science a must-see destination on your Fort Lauderdale vacation.

Young at Art Museum

The Young at Art Museum allows your kids to experience the creation of art first-hand. Every gallery offers them the opportunity to create a masterpiece in an art museum that’s truly a unique experience.

Butterfly World

If you enjoy the great outdoors and the beauty of nature, Butterfly World will delight you from beginning to end. They have butterflies from all around the world, as well as elegant waterfalls and gardens.

Flamingo Gardens

There’s something mysterious about flamingos, and this is your family’s opportunity to see them up close. Flamingo Gardens also features animals like eagles, bobcats and alligators.

Sunrise Paddleboards

While you’re in Florida, you’ll want to spend plenty of time in the water. Sunrise Paddleboards has everything you need to make the most of the beach; from jet skis to snorkel tours.

If you haven’t made your reservations for your family’s Fort Lauderdale vacation, do it today!




Posted by joseph On April - 14 - 2014 ADD COMMENTS

Laguna Beach with flowers in foreground.

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If you’re thinking about planning a California vacation, and you want to include shopping on your list of things to do, Laguna Beach is an excellent choice. Not only will you find some of the best specialty shops that California has to offer, but you’ll be delighted by this quaint little town that’s nestled right in the heart of Southern California.

C.J. Rose Fashion Boutique

This beautiful boutique is unique in that they pride themselves on providing something for everyone. Whether you’re in need of a beach dress, a new handbag, or a lovely piece of jewelry, you’ll find it here. You’ll be amazed at their great prices too.

Art for the Soul

Laguna Beach is home to some of the areas best local artists, which makes it perfect for a shop like Art for the Soul. You’ll find everything from funky artwork for your home, to one-of-a-kind gifts to bring back home for your friends and family.

Tuvalo

If you’re interested in doing some redecorating when you get back home, Tuvalo is the shop for you. With rustic, aged pieces and contemporary, eclectic pieces all in one place, you’ll find that your choices are endless.

A Laguna Beach vacation is the perfect place to spend a relaxing and invigorating getaway. If you haven’t made your reservations yet, we would love to hear from you.




Posted by joseph On April - 12 - 2014 ADD COMMENTS

Wedding setup with Pacific Ocean in backdrop.

If you’re planning a wedding, you may be considering a destination wedding. Hawaii is a perfect spot if you’re interested in a destination wedding, and you won’t find a more beautiful place to say your vows.

Napili, Hawaii

Imagine joining together with your closest friends and family members as you pledge your love and devotion to your new spouse. The sun is setting, you’re standing on a beach in your bare feet while the sounds of the ocean create the perfect background music.

Napili sets the stage for an incredible wedding. There are also plenty of activities to do, such as snorkeling, shopping, and some of the most amazing restaurants in Maui.

Honokowai, Hawaii

Another beautiful area of Hawaii is Honokowai. Imagine, waking up with the ocean right outside your door in the morning. You will want to plan to stay in Honokowai for at least a week to allow yourself to partake in everything this part of Maui has to offer. Say your vows surrounded by the sights and sounds of a lush rainforest, and celebrate with a reception on one of the most famous beaches in Hawaii.

Once you experience a destination wedding in Hawaii, you’ll be glad you made the decision to get married in such a beautiful atmosphere. If you’re ready to make your reservations for your upcoming wedding in Hawaii, contact us today.




Posted by joseph On April - 11 - 2014 ADD COMMENTS

Inlet of the crowded, fun Newport Beach.

Everyone in Newport Beach looks forward to the beginning of summer, even though we enjoy beautiful weather all year. Perhaps you’re tired of being stuck inside, and you’re looking for a way to spend a relaxing week enjoying some California sunshine. If so, you won’t want to miss out on some of the most amazing events Newport Beach has to offer during the month of May.

The Balboa Island Artwalk

The Balboa Island Artwalk is the traditional way those in Newport Beach start the summer season. You’ll find many different types of artwork from local artists.

This year, the Artwalk takes place on May 18th, and admission is free. You’ll love browsing locally-crafted jewelry, paintings, and even blown glass. There will be live music and some of the best food Newport Beach has to offer.

The Newport Beach Wine Festival

Relax at the beach for a few days if you’d like, but be sure to return for the Newport Beach Wine Festival, which begins on May 23rd. You’ll partake in wine tastings, cooking classes, and many more activities as you increase your knowledge of fine wine and spirits.

There truly is nothing quite like a California vacation to help you shake of those winter blues.

If you’d like to make your reservation for a relaxing vacation in Newport Beach, we would love to talk with you. Please contact us today!




Posted by joseph On April - 10 - 2014 ADD COMMENTS

Town of Breckenridge, CO with mountains in distance.

When it comes to Colorado vacations, there’s absolutely nothing like Breckenridge if you’re looking for a beautiful spot to take the entire family. While it provides the perfect ski conditions during the winter months, there’s a reason why people say, “I came to Breckenridge for the winter, but I stayed for the summer.”

If you’re looking for a place to take your family this summer, look no further.

Thrills Galore

The mountainous regions of Colorado come alive in spring and summer. You’ll be front row and center to the amazing wildflowers growing on the mountains when you take a hot air balloon ride. Or, perhaps you’ve always wanted to try ziplining. No matter what thrill you’re seeking, Breckenridge can provide it.

Partake in the Arts

If you’re looking for something a little more laid back and relaxing, Breckenridge is perfect for you as well. In July, the Summer Orchestra Series heats up, with live musical performances by some of the area’s best musicians. The Imagination Express is a great treat for families too, and your kids will enjoy watching magic shows, jugglers and dancers.

Once you experience Breckenridge, Colorado for yourself, you may never want to leave. We’re excited about all the great activities that are in store for you in the coming months.

If you’d like to make your reservation for your Colorado vacation, please contact us today.