The ’96 Hour Sale’ on big-time skiing (and Jamaica) vacations—now with 48 hours to go

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The weather may be warming, but fortunately ski season is still in full swing out west, where the snow continues to fall generously on its famously world-class terrain. Even more fortunately, a collection of the regions’s finest resorts—including Vail, Beaver Creek and Lake Tahoe’s Heavenly—is making one last ski weekend out west a little easier […]

Smugglers’ Notch: Vermont’s high-octane, family-friendly activity campus

Smugglers' Notch, high-octane and family-friendly Vermont escape

Smugglers’ Notch (Smuggs) is a legendary ski resort in Northern Vermont. This self-contained walkable mountain village is continuously rated one of the top ski areas in the US—and when you consider that it’s famously kid-friendly, you have a winning combo. Children have room to roam the slopes, numerous activity areas from an indoor playground to ice […]

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

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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 […]

Alyeska Resort in Girdwood, Alaska

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Snow covered roads wind through caverns lined with sugar coated pines from October through April. Annual snowfall for Girdwood is 650 inches. Alyeska is Alaska’s premier Ski Resort with over 300 rooms slope side. The skiing is accessed through a fun and thrilling vertical tram ride to the top. Located 40 minutes south of Ted Steven’s […]

What to do in Yosemite National Park

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Yosemite is majestic, romantic, peaceful, and mysterious all at once. The picturesque views, the waterfalls, and the vast views of the Valley are breathtaking. Note: There is a $20 entrance fee to visit the park. Cross-Country Skiing and Snowshoeing During winter, the best way to explore is by snowshoeing or cross-country skiing. I had never […]

Telluride, Colorado

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Steeped in a romantic, yet tragic past, Telluride is a town that retains its historic buildings amid a dramatic backdrop of the San Juan Mountains. Butch Cassidy robbed his first bank here, and apparently forgot to do the research first. Telluride is set in a box canyon, meaning there is one way to come in […]

Vancouver: Where Ancient Art & Tradition Collide

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By :Georgette Diamandis Planning on going to the 2010 Olympics? You will find beautiful and progressive Vancouver steeped in tradition and maybe the most multicultural city in the world. While you’re there, don’t forget it’s also the home of northwest Aboriginal art, which you will have no trouble finding after reading this article. EASY AIR CANADA […]