There is no TV, no phone, and intentionally no Wi-Fi except in the lounge and bar areas. So take the plunge with less screen time. Embrace the digital detox; it’s bliss.
The chance to see a moose wading in the marsh, a muskrat swimming by or poking his head from the water, or even the spawning of chinook, coho, or humpback salmon in Rabbit Creek: this is what you can see along the 1,550-foot wooden boardwalk that offers a panoramic view of Turnagain Arm.
Boots thud across the wooden porch, past the traditional triangle chuck wagon dinner bell that they use to call everyone in for meals. And from the moment you cross the threshold… you are family.
You find yourself in Philadelphia, America’s first capital, home of Ben Franklin and revolutionary history. You’re hungry and want to eat like a Philly native eats! What if you could walk into one space in center city with the aromas of fresh java, baked goods, burgers, deli sandwiches, Asian food, fresh bread, BBQ, soul food, Indian cuisine — and still have more to choose from?
Go to the small historic town of Szigetvar in Hungary for its annual festival and reenactment of the Turkish invasion of 1566. “Szigetvar has changed little since Zrinyi’s contribution to history, which adds real atmosphere to the festival of today.”
Visit to Sunset Cottage along the Monterey Bay in California. The cottage, with its ocean views from every window, served as home base for us we set out on our various adventures.
If you want to fully experience the Black Hills, fly into Rapid City and stay in Keystone. The K Bar S Lodge in the mountain town of Keystone (population 337) is only minutes from Mount Rushmore, Crazy Horse, and Custer Park.
At the V6 Ranch in the Diablo Mountain Range in central California, visitors feel like part of the family and are invited to share in the authentic working ranch lifestyle.
As the flavorful, complimentary appetizer warms your throat and delights your palate, a petite server sneaks up to your table as though it were the throne of a Chinese emperor. In a soft, cordial voice with an instantly charming Asian accent, he offers you a popover.
No plates of endless spaghetti noodles that get wasted at Pistarro’s.