Category Archives: Commentary

Relaxing Lake Tahoe Lodging

North Lake Tahoe – Hyatt Regency We checked in around 6:30 pm on a Thursday evening, just before Memorial Day.  The complimentary champagne offered at check-in was a very nice touch.  Coming from a night of camping, it was refreshing … Continue reading

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Breckenridge Family Fun Park Activities

  If you’re looking for a fun family activity, load up the car with the kids and drive over to Breckenridge, Colorado, for a sunny weekend.  Breckenridge has built an amazing family-friendly Fun Park that won’t disappoint you.  From your … Continue reading

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5 Tips for a Healthy Vacation

Maintaining a healthy routine in your day-to-day life can be difficult. Maintaining a healthy routine while travelling is more than most people’s will power can manage. Even when travelling to a destination known for its active lifestyle, the temptation to … Continue reading

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Taos Ski Valley Celebrating 60 Years

The drive from the quaint town of Taos to the ski valley is a pleasant 19-mile trek through beautiful New Mexico mountain landscape. The elevation steadily climbs to 9,200 feet when you arrive at the remote Taos Ski Valley. The … Continue reading

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Taos-the Place That Time Forgot

Taos is the kind of place that time forgot.  The town’s residents have been doing things their way for 30 years and will likely continue for another 30.  Taos Ski Valley is a bit up the road from the town … Continue reading

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Selecting the Right Area to Stay in Mammoth: Summer Fun

Located in the High Sierras of California, Mammoth Lakes is a wonderful summer vacation destination. When staying in Mammoth Lakes, you are near several state and national parks including my personal favorite, Yosemite. With more hiking, biking, boating and fishing … Continue reading

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Mammoth Brewing Company Tasting Room

A highlight of my Mammoth trip was a visit to the tasting room at the Mammoth Brewing Company. After a day of hiking we headed to there to quench our thirst. We ordered a tasting flight which included six 2 … Continue reading

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Tis’ the Season to Bike Swap

Spring cleaning is an age-old tradition and for bike enthusiasts spring cleaning means it time to bike swap. Whether you are looking to unload gear, buy, trade or even recycle, bike swaps are perfect for any type of biker, especially … Continue reading

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Spring Break Over? Summer Vacation Not Here Yet? Weekend Getaways are the Answer.

May is an interesting bridge month for those looking to travel. Spring break is over and unless you have vacation days on reserve, you most likely need to work before earning more days off (or have a summer vacation already … Continue reading

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Picture Yourself in a Park: National Park Week 2012

We are half way through National Park Week! If spontaneity is your thing, then hop in your car and head to one of the 397 National Parks in every US state and territory (expecpt for Delaware – sorry Delaware) to enjoy free … Continue reading

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