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Utah is considered one of the great outdoor states in the nation. It is known for its fabulous ski resorts, incredible national parks, and unique natural wonders. A road trip through Utah is one of the best ways to see the sights, and there are scenic drives in every corner of the state. A fantastic selection of luxury hotels & resorts provides a base from which to explore. Utah’s “Mighty Five” offers red rock vistas that have kept park visitors in awe for many years. Fascinating arches, balancing rocks, hoodoos, buttes, canyons, and gorges have been shaped over time by the Colorado River and its tributaries. Utah’s National Parks include Arches, Canyonlands, Capitol Reef, Bryce, and Zion. Rocky Mountaineer’s new two-day “Rockies to Red Rocks” travels between Denver and Moab for those interested in rail travel. Park City is also a favorite year-round destination for visitors to Utah. Nestled in the Wasatch Mountains, this historic mining town offers attractions for everyone, including top-notch dining options and the finest lodging and amenities. My expertise is in planning deluxe vacation packages to beautiful destinations. Working with a select group of preferred hotels and tour suppliers, I will custom design the perfect itinerary. You will be awe-inspired by the scenic wonders that await you in Utah. Call me today to start planning your vacation.
Take in a sunrise or sunset while visiting Delicate Arch in Arches National Park.
I have lived in Banff National Park for over 30 years while enjoying a life-time career as a vacation planner in Western Canada. Whether you dream of traveling by rail on the Goldleaf Dome to majestic Lake Louise or want to challenge the slopes of Whistler/Blackcomb for an unforgettable winter getaway, I look forward to sharing my knowledge and local expertise to plan the perfect vacation. Discover the incredibly scenic Icefields Parkway, the highway that connects Banff & Jasper National Parks. Here Park visitors can view wildlife, glacier-fed turquoise lakes, alpine meadows, and access easily reached viewpoints. This is a bucket list item you will cherish for a lifetime. Vancouver & Victoria are surrounded by the blue waters of the Pacific, where whale watching, fine cuisine, and spectacular gardens provide unlimited sightseeing opportunities. My expertise includes custom itinerary planning, rail travel, private sightseeing, family travel, reunions, and romantic getaways.
The “Red Chair Experience” by Parks Canada is all about connecting visitors with nature in some of Canada’s most unique and treasured places. Enjoy the view!
Known for its rich history, mountain vistas, and wide-open spaces, Wyoming's natural beauty draws visitors worldwide to marvel at its impressive peaks, green river valleys, rock formations, and ranch lands. Wyoming is home to Yellowstone National Park, world-renown for its remarkable geysers and hot springs. A visit here makes it impossible to ignore the forces of nature that have shaped this incredible landscape. Grand Teton National Park rivals the world's most beautiful mountain scenery. Alpine meadows, lakes, and the rising peaks of the Grand Teton Range offer breathtaking views in every direction. Nearby, the town of Jackson offers quality accommodations from which to explore two national parks. Outdoor enthusiasts will find themselves right at home in this great state. Hiking, fly fishing, rafting, horseback riding, mountain biking, float trips, wildlife viewing, mountain biking, and cycling are just some of the activities you can enjoy. If Cowboy culture is what you are after, the wild west is part of Wyoming's heritage. Fort Laramie National Historic Site preserves and interprets one of America's most important locations in the history of westward expansion. Wagon trains often stopped here as they finalized their plans to continue along the Oregon, Mormon, or California trails. The Buffalo Bill Center for the West in Cody is home to five world-class museums and family-friendly activities. Explore sacred sites as you travel century-old Native American hunting and trade routes. The spirit of the west alive and well in Wyoming. Call me today to plan your Wyoming adventure.
Drive along the scenic Chief Joseph Scenic Byway, where for generations the Great Plains Tribes gathered plants, traded, and tracked game along waterways and over mountain passes where travel is dictated by the season.
Get ready to be inspired by Arizona's diverse landscape, excellent weather, and the spectacular night sky. My expertise is in planning luxury vacations to beautiful destinations. Working with a select group of hotels and preferred tour suppliers, I will custom design the perfect itinerary. Consider starting in Scottsdale, an upscale resort community well known for its elegant Southwest resorts, award-winning spas, and outdoor activities. Scottsdale is also one of the world's great golf destinations. Two hours north of Scottsdale is the charming resort town of Sedona. Located along beautiful Oak Creek Canyon, Sedona is surrounded by massive red-rock cliffs that change color depending on the time of day. From Sedona, you can travel to the Grand Canyon's South Rim to visit this extraordinary National Park. If cowboy culture is of interest, old west history is alive and well in Arizona. Horseback riding, cookouts, line dancing, and rodeos are all part of the fun. Or consider a visit to one of the state's premier dude ranches to experience western hospitality and adventure at its best. Refresh and revitalize at one of Tucson's wellness resorts. Top-notch facilities and a focus on healthy living will leave you refreshed and rejuvenated! Excellent southwest cuisine, fabulous shopping, Native American & Southwestern arts and crafts, and numerous outdoor activities await your exploration in Arizona. Call me today to start planning your next vacation to the Valley of the Sun.
Be sure to visit Monument Valley Tribal Park, a location you will recognize from Hollywood's best Westerns.
Unspoiled and protected for future generations to explore, recreate, and discover nature at its best, there has never been a better time to visit our National Parks. My expertise is in planning luxury vacations to beautiful destinations. As an American Express Travel Insider, I will share my knowledge of the itineraries available while working with our preferred hotels and suppliers to custom design the perfect itinerary. Whether you join a fully-inclusive small group journey or travel independently at your own pace, there are endless opportunities to get out and explore! I can offer you a selection of transportation options, including travel by private jet on the tailor-made journey of your dreams. Our preferred tour companies can offer unparalleled insider access experiences while highly trained local guides are available to make the most of your vacation. If hiring a private driver-guide is of interest, we work with companies with local connections around the globe. Gather your family and friends for that long-awaited reunion at your location of choice. Family-friendly destinations offer fun for all age groups, including curious young minds. Consider a luxury rail journey through the Canadian Rockies. Fly over the peaks of Alaska’s Denali National Park. Discover the excitement of an expedition cruise to Galapagos National Park. Circumnavigate Iceland, where three national parks introduce you to the “Land of Ice & Fire”. Join a walking, hiking, or biking adventure while having all the details and logistics looked after for you. The opportunities are endless, and the experiences unforgettable!
As visits to National Parks gain popularity, some parks now require advanced reservations to gain access, so it is essential to book early!
As a born and raised Oregonian, I have explored every corner of the Pacific Northwest. Here, you will find lush rain forests, mountain volcanos, high deserts, and a pristine coastline. Visit the Columbia Gorge, where impressive waterfalls cascade down from Mt. Hood. Enjoy a drive along the scenic "Fruit & Wine Loop," where you will discover a "World of Wine in 40 miles". Travel the Pacific Coast Scenic Byway. The "People's Coast" offers the perfect place to gather with friends and family. Follow the trail of the "Great Cascades", the volcanic mountain range that dominates several areas. Visit Seattle, a dynamic, urban city with a reputation as one of the great art cities in the world. Home to music legends, Chihuly Garden and Glass, and the remarkable Climate Pledge Arena (Opening Fall 2021), there is no end of fun things to do in the Emerald City! Travel inland and discover Leavenworth, a Bavarian town known for its hospitality, before continuing to Coeur d'Alene, a lakeside paradise. When it comes time to relax, be inspired by an unforgettable "farm to table" dining experience crafted from seasonal ingredients and wines sourced from the Willamette Valley and beyond. I will craft your vacation with the care that only an Insider devoted to this region can provide. Contact me today for suggestions on everything from family-friendly adventures to romantic getaways. Discover this spectacular destination. The glory of the Pacific Northwest is only a phone call away!
While traveling between Seattle and Portland, be sure to visit the Johnston Observatory on Mount St. Helens, an active volcano that erupted in 1980.
Mother Nature provides winter enthusiasts a chance to experience world-class skiing and snowboarding at renowned resorts. Spectacular scenery, quaint mountain villages, and sophisticated accommodations offer a base camp from which to explore. After a day of fresh air and exercise, relax in comfort while enjoying the warm hospitality of those who call the resort home. It is time to start thinking about your next ski or snowboard adventure! There are so many fantastic resorts to select from; it can sometimes be overwhelming figuring out the logistics of how to put it all together. My expertise is planning luxury getaways to renowned destinations like Whistler, the Canadian Rockies, Jackson Hole, Utah, and Colorado. Let me know the specifics of what you are looking for, and I will do my best to craft the perfect winter getaway. Working with a select group of preferred hotels and tour suppliers, I can extend special perks and amenities like a delicious complimentary hot breakfast before you hit the slopes! Outdoor fun awaits you at mountain destinations located throughout North America and beyond. When you are not on the slopes, enjoy sleigh rides, snowmobiling, snow tubing, ice-skating, dog sledding, ice sculptures, luxury spas, and outstanding mountain cuisine. Whether you prefer downhill skiing, snowboarding, Nordic skiing, groomed terrain, or powder bowls, your next winter getaway is just a phone call away.
Be sure to purchase your Epic Pass early to receive special pricing and unlimited access to over thirty North American Ski Resorts.
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