Exciting Summer & Fall Adventures and things to do in Jackson Hole

Ski season may be the most popular time to visit the Tetons, but summer and fall are by far the most beautiful! There are plenty of soft adventures to be had in Jackson Hole, Wyoming. It is also the gateway to Yellowstone and Grand Teton National Parks and here I’m Read More …

Rosewood Miramar: A Beachfront Luxury Resort in Montecito, California

Tucked away in the exclusive Montecito community in Southern California is the ultra luxury resort Rosewood Miramar Beach. The resort takes its name from its stunning location on one of the most pristine beaches in California, Miramar means “to behold the sea.” Montecito is about an hour’s drive from Los Read More …

15 Best things to do and see in Yellowstone: Geysers, Waterfalls, Pretty Prismatic Hot Springs

It all started over a dinner conversation… we were with some friends and the conversation was about summer trips.  Our friends had just returned from a trip to Yellowstone National Park and remarked how it was better than or almost like Iceland.  Mr. Suburbia’s eyes widened… he fell in love Read More …

A Safari in Wyoming at the Grand Teton and Yellowstone National Parks

Yes, a safari in Africa is one of those bucket list experiences but did you know there are some wonderful places in North American where you can see wildlife.  Grand Teton and Yellowstone national parks have more wildlife than anywhere else in the lower 48 states.  You can see bison, grizzly Read More …

An unforgettable lunch and view at Ventana Big Sur, a Glampsite in California

Big Sur is more of a region than a town or city, it includes approximately 90 miles of coastline from Carmel-by-the-Sea down to San Simeon and extends 20 miles inland to the Santa Lucia Mountain Range. The region is known for its stunning coastline, charming towns, its redwood forests and Read More …

American Riviera Getaway: A Family Weekend in Santa Barbara, California

We spent a family weekend in the American Riviera at Santa Barbara California – enjoying a few leisurely days of the soothing California Sun, cloud-covered mountain views, sparkling Pacific shorelines, Spanish architecture, exotic gardens, and farm-fresh food & local wine.  We spent most of our time at the resort at Rosewood Read More …

25 Best US National Parks for families (Short and Easy hikes)

From seeing glaciers to geysers to swimming in turquoise water and seeing wildlife there is plenty of easy adventures to be had in our Nation’s 61 National Parks.  While we haven’t been to many of them, I asked some of my travel-loving friends what their favorite adventures (short, easy hikes) were Read More …