Spring snowmelt means fast water, and you can get your rafting thrills on iconic rivers in Idaho and Colorado. Highlights of upcoming expeditions in Idaho with outfitters Far and Away Adventures include a selection of luxury Middle Fork trips with safari-style camping on riverbanks, guided backcountry adventures, solar-powered showers and gourmet meals with fine stemware, wines and chef-prepared cuisine. Six-day, five-night itineraries with a maximum of 22 participants include new “sweep boats” fitted with swivel seats, wooden decks and wine cellars. From Aug. 11–16, a themed Bourbon on the Middle Fork trip includes whitewater rafting, fishing and luxury camping with evening bourbon tastings and seminars covering trends, tastes and techniques. Personalized charters are also available that include handpicked menus, great wines and guest-chosen activities.
About 2.5 hours from Denver near the Royal Gorge Bridge & Park in Colorado, new luxury cabins and glamping tents are part of Echo Canyon River Expeditions. Nine Royal Gorge Cabins provide luxury accommodations in six 800-square-foot, two-story, two-bedroom, 1.5-bathroom loft cabins; and three one-bedroom, one-bath, 600-square -oot king cabins. Loft cabin living areas include galley kitchens and other features such as flat-screen televisions, granite bars and double-sided gas fireplaces. Glamping tents are fitted with comfy beds and can accommodate up to four in two queen-sized beds fitted with soft linens. The tents also include screened windows, private porches, picnic tables, fire rings and complimentary WiFi (but no private bathrooms). A wide variety of seasonal rafting adventures on the Arkansas River are also offered, from peaceful floats with your family to heart-pounding whitewater adventures. Afterwards, you can rehash the high points of your day over a meal or a Colorado beer at the 8 Mile Bar & Grill.
THERE’S NO DOUBT 2020 HAS BEEN AN UNPRECEDENTED year for the travel industry. As borders begin to reopen and destinations, hotels and airlines around the world prepare to welcome travelers once again, we’re celebrating travel and looking to the future as we congratulate the winners of our eighth annual Leisure Lifestyle Awards. This annual survey honors the best in the world of leisure and lifestyle travel, awarding goods, services, destinations, hotels, airlines and cruises.
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THE BEGINNING OF AUTUMN in America offers a time to savor the last precious moments of summer against the countryside’s mosaic of reds, yellows, oranges and purples. Before long, the chill of winter will enter the air and the trees will grow barren. This is not news to most of us. Indeed, leaf peeping has become ubiquitous. Most states have 24-hour toll-free hotlines to keep you informed of nature’s progress ... and then there’s the traffic. It seems the entire population of New York City and Boston climbs behind the wheels of cars on congested New England roadways. Thus we’ve tried to avoid the mainstream routes so you can truly appreciate the kaleidoscopic splendor. After all, a fall foliage road trip provides more than a mere drive. It also incorporates picking apples, tasting cider and hot doughnuts and leaving your vehicle behind to take a much-needed scenic walk to a lonely waterfall, where autumn’s colors reflect off the water.
My husband and I enjoyed an impromptu Saturday dinner at The Farm & Fisherman Tavern & Market. Located in Cherry Hill, New Jersey, the restaurant specializes in seasonal farm-to-table dining. There is a second location in Horsham, Pennsylvania.
According to the U.S. Small Business Administration’s Office of Advocacy, small businesses create two-thirds of net new jobs and account for nearly 48 percent of the U.S. private sector workforce. And small- and medium-sized businesses outpace all other sectors as one of the fastest-growing in the United States. InterContinental® Hotels Group (IHG) goes above and beyond to create opportunities for this segment with its IHG® Business Edge program, voted Best Small- to Mid-Sized Business Program in Global Traveler’s 2019 GT Tested Reader Survey awards.
Travelers arriving at Vilnius International Airport in Lithuania will find themselves walking along a trail of pink spots on the floor — dubbed “cold pink” by the country as it matches the distinct color of the country’s national šaltibarščiai soup. The trail ends at a 10-foot replica of the famed dish.
Looking for a truly unique travel experience and considering a new vehicle? The Volvo Overseas Delivery Program is the perfect solution to create your own adventure of a lifetime. Volvo allows you to custom order your new automobile tailored to fit your needs and desires. They will fly you to Sweden to pick up your Volvo so you can drive and explore Scandinavia and Europe on your terms for up to two weeks.