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A Guide to Valentine's Day for Travelers

by Terry Ward. Posted Feb 3rd 2011 01:31 PM
Valentine's Day for Travelers

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Not sure what to do this Valentine's Day? We've got you covered. Looking for a private escape or a big-city splurge? Want to kick back and do, well, pretty much nothing? Or are you adrenalin-junkies in search of the next big downhill thrill? We've got Valentine's Day for travelers covered. Read on for where to spread the love this February 14.
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Where to Go in January

by Elizabeth Brady. Posted Dec 28th 2010 04:52 PM
Savvy travelers know that timing is everything when it comes to planning a perfect vacation. Whether you're hunting a bargain, or just want to avoid the crowds, knowing how to choose your destination can make the difference between a great budget vacation, and one that's just cheap. The majority of North America feels a big chill during the first month of the year, and prices tend to drop along with the mercury. Here, we've highlighted four places to travel in January, both domestic and farther-flung. The only decision left to make is whether you want to pack up your winter gear or set out in search of warmer weather.
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Top 10 Vail Ski Resorts

by Gerard Walen. Posted Dec 8th 2010 12:50 PM
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Skiers can find a variety of resort choices in or near the Vail ski area in the Rocky Mountains of Colorado. The top 10 Vail ski resorts all share one thing: you're awful close to some of the best skiing in the United States. There are plenty of lodging options to choose some at all levels of price and amenities.

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Happy Hour in Vail

by Sue Melus. Posted Oct 11th 2010 05:18 PM
Happy Hour Vail

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Vail, Colo., is home to the largest ski area in North America and is a world-class destination for families looking for great restaurants, shopping and nightlife. In time-honored ski tradition, happy hour in Vail, or "apres ski" as it's called in this ski town, is one of the best times to kick back, celebrate a successful day of skiing and usher in the night ahead. Visitors will want to check out these top five Vail happy hour restaurants for great drink and food specials as well as live entertainment.
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Vail with Kids: A Perfect Family Day

by Tamara Miller. Posted Sep 14th 2010 04:26 PM


With its ski slopes, hiking trails, gourmet restaurants and trendy shopping, Vail, Colo., can seem like paradise for adults. But the resort town also attracts thousands of families each year who want to share a love of adventure and the outdoors with their kids. Vail is a pedestrian village, a feature which makes it particularly stroller-friendly for families with young kids. For those who don't want to hoof it from point A to point B, take advantage of the town's free bus system.

Here is a suggested itinerary for the perfect family vacation day in Vail with kids:
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