If you live in Michigan or are planning a visit, there are some pretty cool destinations you should check out this winter. A great place to start looking for potential locations is Pure Michigan. To help you get started, here are five hot spots you should see this holiday season.
Located in Dearborn, there’s lots to see and do in this winter wonderland, including their annual Holiday Nights (Dec. 5–27), featuring lantern-lit paths, costumed presenters from days of yore, horse-drawn carriage and Model T rides, Santa Claus, live reindeer and a spectacular fireworks display.
This picturesque German-themed town, billed as “Michigan’s Little Bavaria,” features two restaurants (Zehnder’s and Bavarian Inn) known for their world-famous family-style chicken dinners, horse-drawn carriages, indoor water parks and Bronner’s Christmas Wonderland, the “World’s Largest Retail Christmas Store.”
A 3.8-square-mile island and resort area, this scenic destination boasts activities during all four seasons, including a Christmas Bazaar in December featuring hayrides, caroling, food and other fun winter-themed events.
Called an “outdoor lovers paradise,” this is the perfect place to go snowmobiling, skiing and snowboarding. Other things to see and do this winter nclude casinos, festivals, live entertainment, museums, art galleries and much more.
From Nov. 25 to Jan. 4, 2015, you can experience Christmas & Holiday Traditions Around the World, featuring 300,000 lights, street carolers and more than 40 international trees and displays.
Bucks County has plenty of history and activities to explore, but if you are in town and looking for something fun to do, check out the Bucks County Ale Trail. Once a year, Bucks County breweries participate in the Bucks County Ale Trail. Guests can download a virtual passport from visitbuckscounty.com. This passport allows visitors to check-in at breweries to earn points toward a free t-shirt. You may even find your new favorite beer or brewery.
The Greek tradition of health and wellness runs deep; travelers can find a multitude of therapies to meet their wellbeing needs, from healing spas, herbal therapies, hypnotherapy, massages and more. In Greece, the approach to wellness focuses on the “whole” and the ways in which the mind, body and soul interact. A state of balance is achieved through a good relationship between the emotional and natural state, which can be found throughout Greece at its more than 800 medicinal spas.
Hyatt Regency Phnom Penh is the first hotel in Cambodia to partner with ecoSPIRITS, a company pioneering the world’s first low-carbon method of packaging and distributing high-end spirits.
Travel restrictions are finally loosening and world explorers are ready to fly internationally once more. ParkSleepFly crafted a list of mistakes travelers commonly make that end up costing money. Remember these helpful tips before you board your next flight.
Prepare your taste buds for the trip of a lifetime in Greece. About 100 Greek products — from wines, cheese and fruits to honey and oils — earned a Protected Designation of Origin from the European Union, and the country’s most beloved dishes include Greek Choriatiki salad, tzatziki, souvlaki and moussaka, with its layers of eggplant, potato, minced meat and bechamel. And those are only a few of the many highlights.
Sweet Amalia Oyster Farm is a unique dining destination in Newfield, New Jersey. The aquaculture hand harvests its own oysters on site. In addition to delivering oysters to local restaurants, Sweet Amalia also operates a market and restaurant.