Quarantine by definition: a state, period, or place of isolation in which people that have arrived from elsewhere or been exposed to the contagious disease are placed.
Never in our wildest dreams did we expect 2020 would have started with such a bang but with states starting to slowly open back up across the US, many of our clients are in need of a vacation from their staycation.
In fielding lots of requests for closer to home escapes, we’ve rounded up our top recommendations for domestic travel within the beautiful United States of America for you and your family!
With seven inhabited islands to choose from, the only potential Hawaiian vacation dilemma will be deciding where to head.
Whether it is your honeymoon or family getaway with the kids, it’s a great option for those of you craving to jet off to somewhere tropical without your passport and international healthcare coverage.
The socially distant activities are nearly endless, from snorkeling and hiking to helicopter tours over volcanoes and horseback rides there is something for everyone. The famous manta ray night dive (or snorkel) in Kona is widely regarded as one of the most memorable dives on the planet.
Sedona’s stunning and unique natural beauty nourishes the soul. It is truly paradise for outdoor enthusiasts who are looking for a transformative experience hiking or biking through the breathtaking red rocks.
After being cooped up inside for the past few months, Sedona is just what the doctor ordered with an average daily temperature of 75F and over 300 sunny days a year, it is truly a year-round leisure destination!! #nobaddays
For an unforgettable day take a hike to one of the many Vortexes to meditate with mother nature. What is a vortex? Sedona vortexes are thought to be swirling centers of energy that are conducive to healing, meditation, and self-exploration.
Your luxury safari through the Serengeti might have been postponed until 2021 but the visitor experience in Jackson Hole is remarkably similar!
Out on the ranch in the wild west surroundings, you’ll be looked after from morning to evening. There’s great food, local culture, game spotting, and endless outdoor activities to keep you moving.
If you are looking for more of a resort experience look no further than the Amangani which means “peaceful home”. The resort is nearly 7,000 feet above sea level and overlooks meadows and land filled with grazing buffalo. The property also has several homes associated with the resort so you don’t have to compromise on your social distancing practices while experiencing 5-star luxury.
The 49th state has rightly earned its nickname as the Last Frontier, packed with staggering mountains, big game wildlife, towering glaciers, lively cities, unique culture, historic mining communities, and a hundred things in between. Now is a better time than ever to visit!
Being in the far reaches of the northern latitudes, Alaska sees nearly endless daylight in the summer months so remember to bring your sleeping mask! This also happens to be the best time to visit. While the summer season is short, it is the driest, warmest time of year.
Our favorite part about Alaska? It is home to world-class fishing and is dotted with exclusive and remote fishing lodges where you will be able to ship home delicious salmon, halibut, and more! Goodbye trips to Wholefoods – your freezer will be packed with your very own catch!
We love the laid back vibe and southern hospitality of Tennessee! Distance yourself from the crowds of the city in a cabin in the woods of the Smoky Mountains with your family or love. Whether it’s a luxury cabin rental in Gatlinburg or a stay at the soon to reopen legendary Blackberry Farm.
If you are more of a city dweller head to Nashville or Memphis both thriving music communities. These two cities that are best-known for their signature sounds are about just a 3 hours drive apart and the route is loaded with history, culture and nature.
You have been to Napa & Sonoma Valleys many times over the years and it will never go out of style but have you been to Oregon’s world-renowned wine destination? Look no further than the 150 mile, Willamette Valley for your next anniversary getaway with the hubs!
Fun Fact: Winemaking in the valley dates back only 50 years. David Lett, also known as “Papa Pinot,” set out from Cali against the advice of his winemaking peers to begin growing in the Pacific Northwest and the valley. Today the valley is known as one of the premier Pinot noir–producing areas in the world.
The idyllic times to visit will be summer when the days are long and leisurely and depending on the year, harvest typically kicks off in late September and runs through early November.
While wineries are the main attraction, there are so many other things to see and do like visiting an art gallery, hiking, floating above wine country in a hot air balloon, and heading just 45 minutes north to Portland for an indulgent night at The Nines, a Luxury Collection Hotel.