Travel Tip of the Day: Pack Hand Warmers

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Pack Hand Warmers Traveling somewhere cold this holiday season? If you’re headed to the East Coast, into the mountains or even to Europe to experience the Christmas markets, it’s imperative to be prepared for that frigid cold air. Besides the obvious, like dressing in layers and wearing a heavy coat, consider packing some hand and […]

Travel App of the Week: Ski & Snow Report

Ski & Snow Report

It’s almost December, which means it’s officially ski season in the northern hemisphere! And before you hit the mountain, check out Ski & Snow Report, a free app for iPhone (download link for iPhone here) and Android (download link for Android here) that lists the ski and snowboard conditions at more than 2,000 ski resorts […]

Travel Product of the Week: Aquaviz

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Do you wear contact lenses and find it a problem when you snorkel, scuba or ski or snowboard? If so, check this out: Aquaviz has created a line of sports masks made specifically for lens-wearers. The company boasts a only-one-of-its-kind approach and offers a custom prescription insert that can be moved between the Aquaviz dive, swim […]

Liftopia offering its biggest ever pre-season sale on ski and snowboard lift tickets across the country

Liftopia

Liftopia, the single largest retailer of lift tickets and mountain activities online (and on mobile), is getting things revved up for ski season with their Red Hot End of Summer Sale—their biggest ever. A staggering 67,000+ deals are available at 70 ski resorts, and tickets are as much as 81% off (which works out to […]

Top 10 Reasons to go on a Backroads Trip – Enhance Your Life With Active Travel

Our group walked over The Golden Gate Bridge and back to our hotel - Cavallo Point Lodge (Photo credit: Melissa Curtin)

Recently, I went on a weeklong journey with Backroads, the world’s #1 active travel company. Their California Winter Fit Multisport Trip took our small group from the snowy mountains of Tahoe (Sugar Bowl Ski Resort) to the wine country of Sonoma to the idyllic marina town of Sausalito ending our adventure in sensational San Francisco. […]

Carving Out New Family Memories in Massanutten

A pair of skiers wait at the bottom of the slopes

JohnnyJet.com has a wide readership. Travelers of all shapes and sizes have long turned to this site for recommendations on just about every destination on earth – from trendy luxury to dependable wallet-friendly. When I began writing for JohnnyJet.com several years ago, I wrote almost exclusively about hot places that were full of beautiful people, free-flowing […]

Liftopia Announces National Play Hooky & Ski Week

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If you want to hit the slopes and have some free time during the week Liftopia has just announced one of the biggest sales of the season.  It’s called National Play Hooky and Ski Week, and it’s taking place Monday, March 4 to Friday, March 8. The official proclamation for National Play Hooky & Ski […]

Christmas Day Ski Deals from Liftopia

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For snow sport enthusiasts, the Christmas holiday is a great excuse to hit the slopes and experience the season’s early offerings. The weekend after Christmas is always insanely busy at popular ski resorts with people who have the week off flocking to mountains. But have you ever considered going on the actual holiday? Many resorts […]