New York’s Hidden Snow Paradise: Ellicottville

Just What Makes Ellicottville Tick? By Deborah S Nelson, VRTG Travel Writer/Publisher Most skiers have likely already heard the raves about the Holiday Valley Ski Area in Ellicottville, New York. Notably, the ski resort recently ranked third busiest in the Eastern United States by Ski Magazine, trailing behind Tremblant, Quebec, and Killington, Vermont. The Holiday Valley S...
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TRAVEL WORTHY EVENTS: Soulful Days, Ellicottville, New York

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Discovering Colorful, Eclectic Ellicottville, New York By Deborah S Nelson, VRTG Travel Writer/Publisher Even the best travel writers struggle to select the most appealing options from fabulous travel worthy events in Ellicottville, New York. These, without a doubt, include the annual Summer Music Festival, Rock n’ Roll Weekend, and the Christmas Stroll. Nevertheless, these a...
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TRAVEL WORTHY EVENTS: Living the Pirate’s Life in Florida

Destin, Florida Stands for Fun, Flavor, Fantasy, and Festivals By Deborah S Nelson, VRTG Travel Writer/Publisher With an average of over 200 days of sunshine per year, Florida is known as the Sunshine State for a reason. Yet, Florida is not only home to snow birds and retirees. Florida is home to relaxation, fun, food, and entertainment for all ages. Destin, in particular, is...
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TRAVEL WORTHY EVENTS–Tuning into Top Michigan Events

By Deborah Nelson, VRTG Publisher and Travel Writer Do you love food, festivals, and music? Michigan certainly does--and they make the effort to show off their own festival style. Although the entire state is filled with greater and greater events, certain events stand out more than others. Nevertheless, it is impossible to take away the uniqueness of any Michigan event. To gi...
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TRAVEL WORTHY EVENTS: Plethora of Events in Maryland

Events in Maryland By Deborah Nelson, VRTG Publisher and Travel Writer Regardless of when and where you go on vacation in Maryland, do not miss at least one fabulous annual event that sparks the attention of countless visitors. Maryland hosts countless free weekly events such as movies, concerts, and light shows, as well as major festivals and celebrations. Indeed, the variet...
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Short But Sweet Summers Better at Jersey Shore

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By Deborah Nelson, VRTG Publisher and Travel Writer The Jersey Shore Offers More! Summers on the east coast are short but sweet. Looking forward to a summer full of beaches and ocean waves? Jersey Shore is an ideal place for making the best use of summer. For visitors coming from nearby locations including Philadelphia and New York, this is an easy weekend trip, especially ...
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North Carolina Rolling Hills, Big Cities & Breathtaking Coast

North Carolina Full of Diversity By Deborah Nelson, VRTG Publisher and Travel Writer With enough diversity to make your vacation memorable, one of the top places to enjoy the southern hospitality, is North Carolina. The state offers mountains, ocean activities, and cities saturated with intriguing attractions. However, finding wonderful beach houses to rent in North Carolin...
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The Exotic, Romantic, and Magnificent Hawaiian Islands

Hawaiian Islands, The Vacation Rental Travel Guide
The Hawaiian Islands By Deborah Nelson, VRTG Publisher and Travel Writer When people begin to plan their next vacation, a multitude of places come to mind. Climate, attractions, budget, and tourist populations are considerations when choosing your vacation destination. Do you seek to vacation in a spot where sunshine and scenic views are abundant? The Hawaiian Islands, hist...
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Exploring the Beautiful Beaches: Gulf Coast of Florida

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Gulf Coast of Florida By Deborah Nelson, VRTG Publisher and Travel Writer Are you a beach lover? The Gulf Coast of Florida runs the entire west side of Florida. Most of the state sits on a peninsula between the Gulf of Mexico, Atlantic Ocean, and Straits of Florida. Extending north into a panhandle shape along the northern Gulf of Mexico, the gulf coast covers two...
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Discover South Florida Climate, Beaches, Islands

Introducing Sunny South Florida By Deborah Nelson, VRTG Publisher and Travel Writer With its sublime weather and the serene atmosphere, you can't help but to feel relaxed pretty much anywhere in South Florida. Pleasant climates attract hundreds of thousands of tourists annually. With proximity to the Atlantic Ocean, South Florida is paradise for all. South Florida boasts o...
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Getting Your Head & Heart into the Smokies

Great Smokies: The Smoky Mountains, Tennessee By Sara Winner, VRTG Travel Writer Here you are -- seeking something new for your adventurous soul. Would you like to surround yourself with an endless range of mountains and forests -- to the point where you are struggling to take in all the beauty? That is exactly how you might feel when you set foot in the Great Smoky Mountai...
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SEAGROVE BEACH, FL–#3 Beach Area Vacation Destination

Seagrove Beach, Emerald Coast By Deborah Nelson, VRTG Publisher and Travel Writer Casual but luxurious, Seagrove Beach is a pleasant destination full of nice surprises. From upscale boutiques, and serene environment, to outdoor boutique cafes, Seagrove offers something for everyone. In addition, this beach neighborhood is home to Grayton Beach State Park,  two rare coastal ...
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ORANGE BEACH, AL-#4 Beach Area Vacation Destination

Imagine Drinks at Orange Beach, AL
Orange Beach, Alabama's Best: Golf & Glamour By Deborah Nelson, VRTG Publisher and Travel Writer When it comes to offering a wide range of options for guests–entertainment, attractions, shopping, and nightlife – Orange Beach offers some Alabama's best. An elegant, modern community with a small-town feel, Orange Beach is a lovely arts community blended with numerous high...
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TOPSAIL BEACH, NC–#5 Beach Area Vacation Destination

Topsail Beach By Deborah Nelson, VRTG Publisher and Travel Writer Welcome to Topsail Beach. At Topsail beach you may choose to stay in the comfort of a vacation rental home while you watch the waves roll on and on. And, you may explore this beautiful place like a local and without limitation. Get up close with the locals! Learn more about its history and culture. Topsail i...
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SANDBRIDGE BEACH-VA-#6 Beach Area Vacation Destination

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Sandbridge Beach & Quiet Surf Vibe By Deborah Nelson, VRTG Publisher and Travel Writer Sandbridge Beach. Want something different than the popular and crowded Virginia Beach? Pack your bags and head just a few miles from Virginia Beach’s resort strip to Sandbridge. Bear in mind, Sandbridge is isolated from the circus by Camp Pendelton. This isolation, however, makes San...
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MIRAMAR BEACH, FL-#7 Top Beach Area Vacation Destination

Miramar Beach Near Destin, FL By Deborah Nelson, VRTG Publisher and Travel Writer Vacationing in Miramar Beach is like strolling back in time. Expect to experience great pleasures with lovely beach roads, exotic restaurants, and world-class vacation rentals. Consider staying at one of the beachfront vacation homes to catch scenic views of the Gulf of Mexico. Contemporary fa...
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ANNA MARIA ISLAND–#8 Beach Area Vacation Destination

Anna Maria Island Beaches By Deborah Nelson, VRTG Publisher and Travel Writer If finding the best beaches is number one on your vacation list, be sure to include Anna Maria Island. For many, Anna Marie Island is the top place to enjoy a pleasant vacation to the Gulf Coast of Florida. With proximity to lovely beaches, and fabulous vacation rentals, it is likely that Anna Mar...
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ORLANDO, FL #1 Top Family Focused Vacation Rental Destinations

Orlando, Florida, Great Family Vacations
Orlando is for Families - and Family Vacations By Deborah Nelson, VRTG Publisher and Travel Writer My first impression of Orlando had always been that it was a city primarily for family vacations. However, when I recently visited Orlando, FL for a speaking engagement, I formed a new impression. It is true that Orlando is geared to accommodate family fun and family vacations...
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CAPITOLA, CA–#10 Top Beach Area Vacation Rental Destination

Capitola--A Great Little Historic Sleepy Seaside Resort By Deborah Nelson, VRTG Publisher and Travel Writer If planning the ideal beach vacation, we invite you to explore the idea of Capitola, CA. Situated on the Pacific Coast of Northern California, this lovely town is one of the finest resorts in the area. And, voted as one of the happiest seaside towns in USA by Coastal ...
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TRAVEL WORTHY EVENTS: Sun-Song-Snow Starts in Key Largo

WARM PLACES GOT TASTE—Key Largo & Islamorada for Warmth & Taste, Destin for Taste in Music, and Deadwood for Show on Snow By Deborah Nelson, VRTG Publisher and Travel Writer Calling all Foodies! Whether you are a seasoned "foodie" or a foodie wanna be, consider pairing the warmth of Key Largo with the ultimate taste fest at the Uncorked Food and Wine Festival. Select...
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