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Does all this frigid weather have you dreaming of warmer shores? Say goodbye to the Polar Vortex and hello to Florida palm trees. Naples goes by the moniker Paradise Coast but it could easily be called the Culinary Coast….

The pioneer spirit of the West is alive and well in Denver. Tattooed hipsters flock to Colorado’s capital for the very reason their cowboy-hatted great-grandparents once did: there’s a sense that change is possible. Innovation is everywhere, from its…

St. Augustine is our nation’s oldest city. Founded by the Spanish in 1565, a 21st century visit will immerse you in the melting pot of cultures that have enriched this quaint locale for nearly 450 years. But don’t get…

The Field Museum

Chicago is loaded with urban moxie, but it isn’t brash or in-your-face. Think big city with a dash of Midwest humble.  This metropolis has plenty of fast-paced mojo, but its touch of modesty makes it a fabulous city to…

With its white sand beaches, crystal blue waters, and laid-back locals, Naples, Florida, is a different kind of coastal town in the Sunshine State. Sitting along the Gulf of Mexico on the eastern tip of the peninsula, Naples is…

Skiing at Vail

Nestled in the heart of the Rocky Mountains, Vail, Colorado is home to world-class skiing, snowboarding and general luxury vacationing. By day, this cozy mountain town is alive with myriad international tourists ducking into coffee shops or whooshing down…