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Three Dynamic Destinations

Ritz Carlton  |  Philadelphia, PA When to travel: Year round  When to book: 3-6 months ahead Why the Ritz Carlton Philadelphia: Right in the middle of the City of Brotherly Love and surrounded by landmarks of our nation’s birth, the enormous marble rotunda of this stately hotel was built in […]

Style Reigns

The Copa Cabana features perfect cocktails and cigars  In the 1960s the Rat Pack performed in the famous Copa Room at the Sands Hotel in Las Vegas. Fans flocked there to listen to the live music while drinking cocktails and enjoying cigars. You can find that same sophisticated atmosphere with modern style […]

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By Land  Rosewood Mansion on Turtle Creek  |  Dallas, Texas  When to travel: Year Round  When to book: 3-6 months ahead  Why Rosewood Mansion on Turtle Creek: This iconic, historic hotel is ideally situated in Dallas’ most fashionable area, the Dallas Arts District. Built in the early 1920s as a private mansion and inspired by the architecture […]

Realizing a Dream

Country artist   Reggie Shaw honors his family with his music  Most people have someone in their life who has influenced and guided them to become who they are. For musician Reggie Shaw, that person was his grandfather, whom Reggie lived with from the time he was 10-years-old. His grandfather encouraged Reggie to pursue […]

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By Land The American Club Resort  |  Kohler, Wisconsin When to travel: June – Sept. When to book: 3-6 months ahead Why The American Club Resort: Escape to this ivy-lined, brick, Tudor-style resort built in 1918 and choose between distinct rooms named for historical figures. Elegant rooms complement the resort’s […]

Life-long Learning

Next Chapter Book Club engages adults with developmental disabilities Three years ago Oprah Winfrey reintroduced her famous book club called Oprah’s Book Club 2.0. This new version places an emphasis on using social media to discuss titles so that participants are able to connect and interact with one another. Social […]

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By Land British Columbia  |  The Chilko Experience Wilderness Resort When to travel: June – Sept. When to book: 3-6 months ahead Why The Chilko Experience: Surrounded by five million acres of British Columbian wilderness, this remote and hand-crafted resort was built log by log over five years. With a […]

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By land Portland, Oregon  |  The Nines (A Luxury Collection Hotel) When to travel: Year-round When to book: 3-6 months ahead Why The Nines: Perched at the top of the historic Meier & Frank Building in downtown Portland near Pioneer Square, The Nines exemplifies the city’s personality with modern, eclectic […]

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By land Warren, Vermont  |  The Pitcher Inn When to travel: Year-round When to book: 3-6 months ahead Why The Pitcher Inn: Fall in love with Vermont’s Green Mountains at this cozy, classic mountain resort that’s minutes from the Sugarbush and Mad Glen ski resorts. Choose from artful suites and […]

Better than Fiction

Young author’s dreams come true Sixteen-year-old Brandon Bauer of Elkhorn may have been born with a cleft palate that has caused some difficulties in his life, but his creativity and determination as a young author speak volumes. Brandon released his first novel, “Heroes of Light: The Hidden Myth” in October […]