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Relaxing Vacation Ideas

Relaxing Vacation Ideas
If you are interested in a relaxing vacation, check out our suggestions for relaxing retreats! You’ll find great destinations for a relaxing vacation at the top resorts. Relax, rejuvenate, and refresh the mind and body and spirit. In the evening, enjoy a relaxing dinner at one of the many fine restaurants or catch a show!

Each relaxing vacation destination includes a complete list of things to do, attractions, events, activities, places to stay and visitor information. Escape today!



Ft Lauderdale Vacation IdeasFt Lauderdale, FL - Discover the beach chic vibe of Greater Fort Lauderdale, with 23 miles of sun-kissed beaches and 300 miles of yacht-filled waterways. Here, luxury reaches new heights, with resort spas, luxe hotels, gourmet destinations, and designer shopping at Sawgrass Mills, the world's largest designer outlet mall. And the excitement is all yours ù from blackjack at the Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino to events at the Broward Center for the Performing Arts. Whatever you decide to do in Greater Fort Lauderdale, start planning your getaway now.

What To Expect: Favorite things to do in Ft Lauderdale include relaxation and sightseeing. Popular places to stay in Ft Lauderdale are resorts, hotels and motels. Costs are relatively average. Enjoy casual dining and gourmet / fine dining restaurants.

Ft Lauderdale Weather: Jan-Warm Feb-Warm Mar-Warm Apr-Warm May-Hot Jun-Hot Jul-Hot Aug-Hot Sep-Hot Oct-Hot Nov-Warm Dec-Warm

Best Time To Go: Winter and spring

Free Visitor Guide: Fort Lauderdale Visitors Guide

Best Hotel Deal in Ft Lauderdale, FL



Sarasota-Bradenton Vacation IdeasSarasota-Bradenton, FL - Sarasota County is the, ""must see"" destination on Florida's Gulf Coast where visitors can customize their own unique vacation experience. Only 50 minutes south of Tampa International Airport, Sarasota provides a plethora of activities from relaxing on award winning Siesta Beach, to Zagat rated dining to the finest cultural and eco-tourism based activities. You'll experience it all here in Sarasota and leave with sand in your shoes and money in your pocket!

What To Expect: Favorite things to do in Sarasota-Bradenton include relaxation and dining / entertainment. Popular places to stay in Sarasota-Bradenton are hotels, motels and vacation rentals. Costs are relatively average. Enjoy gourmet / fine dining and casual dining restaurants.

Sarasota-Bradenton Weather: Jan-Mild Feb-Warm Mar-Warm Apr-Warm May-Hot Jun-Hot Jul-Hot Aug-Hot Sep-Hot Oct-Hot Nov-Warm Dec-Warm

Best Time To Go: Fall and summer

Best Hotel Deal in Sarasota-Bradenton, FL


Albany Vacation IdeasAlbany, NY - The Albany area has welcomed visitors for 400 years with family-friendly amenities, historic sites, fabulous attractions, and exciting entertaining events. Gourmet restaurants, world-class museums, unique galleries, stunning architecture, and welcoming accommodations ensure your Albany experience is legendary. Make Albany your next amazing discovery!

What To Expect: Favorite things to do in Albany include sightseeing and dining / entertainment. Popular places to stay in Albany are hotels, motels, cottages and bed & breakfasts. Costs are relatively average. Enjoy gourmet / fine dining and casual dining restaurants.

Albany Weather: Jan-Cold Feb-Cold Mar-Cold Apr-Cool May-Mild Jun-Warm Jul-Warm Aug-Warm Sep-Mild Oct-Cool Nov-Cold Dec-Cold

Best Time To Go: Summer and fall

Free Visitor Guide: Albany Visitors Guide

Best Hotel Deal in Albany, NY


Wilmington Vacation IdeasWilmington, DE - Location is a prime factor in Greater Wilmington, Delaware's popularity with vacation travelers. Located on Interstate-95 midway between New York City and Washington, Wilmington can be readily accessed by car, train or plane. Once in Wilmington, discover world class museums and gardens, historic towns that retain their 18th- and 19th-century ambiance, a revitalized riverfront, a year-round schedule of festivals and special events,family-owned wineries and breweries. Enjoy a wide selection of performing arts which includes traveling Broadway Productions at the DuPont Theatre, nationally recognized performers at The Grand plus symphony, ballet and opera or live musical concerts at World Cafe Live at the Queen. Dining options are equally varied; they range from friendly neighborhood bistros to 4-star restaurants. The fact that shopping, dining and entertainment are tax free in Delaware is an added bonus and the hotel tax is less than surrounding areas. Wilmington is also a vacation area that the whole family can enjoy. Take a day sail on the Kalmar Nyckel, a life-size, seaworthy recreation of the Tall Ship that brought the Swedes to Wilmington in 1638. History comes alive at Hagley Museum and Library where E.I. du Pont settled in 1802 along the banks of the Brandywine River and began using its power to produce high quality gunpowder thus laying the foundation for the mighty DuPont Corporation. See the original machinery in operation; watch a gunpowder demonstration; visit the worker's village and find out how children lived and learned in the nineteenth century; tour Eleutherian Mills, the ancestral home of the du Ponts in Delaware, which housed five generations of the family. A world of discovery awaits at the Delaware Museum of Natural History with its life size dinosaurs. Board the Wilmington & Western Railroad, one of the country's oldest operating steam locomotives, or spend time at the Marshall Steam Museum at Auburn Heights for a close-up look at the world's largest collection of operating steam cars. Don't miss the new Delaware Children's Museum or the DuPont Environmental Education Center in Wilmington's Revitalized Riverfront. As far as entertainment is concerned, Delaware Children's Theater tailors its plays to a young audience and the DuPont Theatre presents a full Children's Series every year while World Cafe Live at the Queen hosts a Peanut Butter and Jam on Saturday morning with an all-you-can-eat kid-friendly lunch buffet!

What To Expect: Favorite things to do in Wilmington include sightseeing and dining / entertainment. Popular places to stay in Wilmington are hotels, motels, cottages and bed & breakfasts. Costs are relatively above average. Enjoy gourmet / fine dining and casual dining restaurants.

Wilmington Weather: Jan-Cold Feb-Cold Mar-Cool Apr-Cool May-Mild Jun-Warm Jul-Hot Aug-Warm Sep-Warm Oct-Mild Nov-Cool Dec-Cold

Best Time To Go: Spring and winter

Best Hotel Deal in Wilmington, DE


Biloxi Vacation IdeasBiloxi, MS - Visiting the Mississippi Gulf Coast is more than just a vacation! Its YOU, overlooking the sparkling Gulf of Mexico and 26 miles of scenic coastal beaches from your hotel room. Its YOU enjoying our world-class golf courses and championship fishing. Its YOU and YOUR FAMILY enjoying the Gulf Coast's waterparks, children's museums, splash pads, and a variety of shopping venues. And after a day of fun, its YOU enjoying a relaxing evening with dinner at a local seafood restaurant before heading off to enjoy 24-hour gaming at one of the coast's casino resorts. Whether you're looking for a relaxing, romantic getaway or an adventure-filled vacation with the family,the Mississippi Gulf Coast is ready to please!

What To Expect: Favorite things to do in Biloxi include sightseeing and dining / entertainment. Popular places to stay in Biloxi are hotels, motels and vacation rentals. Costs are relatively above average. Enjoy casual dining and gourmet / fine dining restaurants.

Biloxi Weather: Jan-Cool Feb-Cool Mar-Mild Apr-Mild May-Warm Jun-Hot Jul-Hot Aug-Hot Sep-Warm Oct-Warm Nov-Mild Dec-Cool

Best Time To Go: Summer and spring

Best Hotel Deal in Biloxi, MS


Atlantic City Vacation IdeasAtlantic City, NJ - Atlantic City, NJ is better than ever! Casino gaming. Spas. World-class entertainment & nightlife. Fine dining. The Atlantic City Boardwalk. Golf. Fun attractions. Ocean & fishing. Water sports. Shopping. Any way you look at it, Atlantic City guarantees fast-paced excitement and non-stop activities. Year-round, day or night, whatever turns you on about a destination, Atlantic City's got it. Explore your options and start planning your Atlantic City vacation now!

What To Expect: Favorite things to do in Atlantic City include dining / entertainment and shopping. Popular places to stay in Atlantic City are resorts, hotels and motels. Costs are relatively above average. Enjoy casual dining and gourmet / fine dining restaurants.

Atlantic City Weather: Jan-Cold Feb-Cold Mar-Cold Apr-Cool May-Mild Jun-Mild Jul-Warm Aug-Warm Sep-Mild Oct-Cool Nov-Cool Dec-Cold

Best Time To Go: Summer and fall

Free Visitor Guide: Atlantic City Visitors Guide

Best Hotel Deal in Atlantic City, NJ


Wisconsin Dells Vacation IdeasWisconsin Dells, WI - Only in Wisconsin Dells


Here are 10 reasons to drive past other destinations and deposit yourself in Wisconsin Dells for your vacation. You might be able to experience all 10 in one trip, but we recommend you visit us a few times year.
•The largest concentration of indoor and outdoor waterparks in the world.

•The world’s largest and country’s only looping waterslide, Scorpion’s Tail at Noah’s Ark Waterpark.

•The world’s longest underground roller coaster tunnel, with 90-degree turn in complete darkness for added scream-factor, is the highlight of wood roller coaster Hades at Mt. Olympus Water & Theme Parks.

•The largest fleet of WWII land-to-water craft in the country, better known as DUCKS.

•The longest running outdoor show in America, the Tommy Bartlett Show, featuring water skiers and stage performers. It’s been around since 1952, when Tommy’s traveling road show first performed in the Dells.

•More holes of mini-golf than anywhere else in the state, 325 to be exact.

•Two classic Wisconsin supper clubs – Del-Bar and Field’s at the Wilderness - both designed by a protégé of Frank Lloyd Wright.

•The H.H. Bennett Studio, the original 1875 studio of famed landscape photographer Henry Hamilton Bennett, who not only made Wisconsin Dells famous with his landscape photos, but also invented stop-action photography. The evidence is in his photo of his son Ashley caught mid-air leaping from one rock bluff to another.

•The International Crane Foundation, the only place in the world where you can see all 15 species of cranes. This restored prairie-style sanctuary is on the outskirts of town.

•Circus World is home to the world’s largest collection of antique circus wagons and show vehicles, more than 200 in all. This historic site, just a short drive from Wisconsin Dells, also houses some 8,000 circus posters, with the earliest dating back to 1855.

What To Expect: Favorite things to do in Wisconsin Dells include family fun and sightseeing. Popular places to stay in Wisconsin Dells are resorts, hotels and motels. Costs are relatively above average. Enjoy casual dining and gourmet / fine dining restaurants.

Wisconsin Dells Weather: Jan-Cold Feb-Cold Mar-Cold Apr-Cool May-Mild Jun-Warm Jul-Warm Aug-Warm Sep-Mild Oct-Cool Nov-Cold Dec-Cold

Best Time To Go: Summer and fall

Free Visitor Guide: Wisconsin Dells Vacation Guide

Best Hotel Deal in Wisconsin Dells, WI


Eastern-Shore Vacation IdeasEastern-Shore, VA - One of the most memorable sites on the Eastern Shore is the Chincoteague National Wildlife Refuge, where the annual Pony Swim and Auction occurs. Enjoy watching wild ponies feed on the marsh grasses. Beaches are plentiful, often private and serene

What To Expect: Favorite things to do in Eastern-Shore include relaxation and sightseeing. Popular places to stay in Eastern-Shore are hotels, motels and vacation rentals. Costs are relatively average. Enjoy casual dining and fast food / takeout restaurants.

Eastern-Shore Weather: Jan-Cold Feb-Cold Mar-Cool Apr-Cool May-Mild Jun-Warm Jul-Warm Aug-Warm Sep-Warm Oct-Mild Nov-Cool Dec-Cold

Best Time To Go: Summer and fall

Best Hotel Deal in Eastern-Shore, VA


Austin Vacation IdeasAustin, TX - As Texas’ capital city and the Live Music Capital of the World®, Austin offers urban hiking trails, legendary barbecue and farm-to-table cuisine, historic attractions and nearly 200 music venues. From SXSW to the Texas Book Festival, Austin Food + Wine Festival to Fantastic Fest, there’s always something playing.

What To Expect: Favorite things to do in Austin include dining / entertainment and recreation. Popular places to stay in Austin are hotels, motels and resorts. Costs are relatively above average. Enjoy gourmet / fine dining and barbeque restaurants.

Austin Weather: Jan-Cool Feb-Mild Mar-Mild Apr-Warm May-Warm Jun-Hot Jul-Hot Aug-Hot Sep-Hot Oct-Warm Nov-Mild Dec-Cool

Best Time To Go: Spring and fall

Best Hotel Deal in Austin, TX


Austin Vacation IdeasAustin, TX - As Texas’ capital city and the Live Music Capital of the World®, Austin offers urban hiking trails, legendary barbecue and farm-to-table cuisine, historic attractions and nearly 200 music venues. From SXSW to the Texas Book Festival, Austin Food + Wine Festival to Fantastic Fest, there’s always something playing.

What To Expect: Favorite things to do in Austin include dining / entertainment and recreation. Popular places to stay in Austin are hotels, motels and resorts. Costs are relatively . Enjoy gourmet / fine dining and barbeque restaurants.

Austin Weather: Jan-Cool Feb-Mild Mar-Mild Apr-Warm May-Warm Jun-Hot Jul-Hot Aug-Hot Sep-Hot Oct-Warm Nov-Mild Dec-Cool

Best Time To Go: Spring and fall

Best Hotel Deal in Austin, TX













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