When it comes to California wine tasting, what often comes to mind first is Napa. But this quintessential wine tasting experience is often pricey and pretentious, with reservations often required just to visit a tasting room. Thankfully, there are plenty of other places throughout the state where you can find equally impressive wines without the upcharge and pretense of a Napa Valley experience.
Mendocino County, along California’s northern coastline, is making quite a name for itself as a go-to destination for wine lovers. The rugged northern coastline is home to a rural farming community that values the land and the products that it harvests. The soil is rich and the farmers are dedicated, resulting in an impressive list of wineries that produce locally grown, often organic wines made with sustainability and pride.
Year-round wine festivals are perfect for giving wine enthusiasts an opportunity to visit Mendocino County to explore the beauty of the landscape and the delicious wines produced there. January is host to the annual Crab, Wine and Beer Festival; the Anderson Valley Pinot Noir Festival happens annually in May, and Winesong! is held annually every September. These celebrations showcase the local cuisines along with the wines.
Have you binge-watched one of Netflix’s hottest new shows, Bridgerton? If you have, you’re probably absolutely obsessed and can’t wait for season two to be released. A new experience from The Brazilian Court Hotel in Palm Beach, Florida, just launched, inspired by this period drama, and fans can get their Bridgertonfix before the next season comes.
Say “Yaas Queen” at Cleveland, Ohio’s, Kimpton Schofield Hotel. Celebrate with your squad in the hotel’s three-bedroom penthouse on the 14thfloor. The promotion welcomes a change of environment and allows you and your best friends a chance to stay in one of the most unique spaces in all of Cleveland.
Alexandria, Virginia, is full of cultural attractions, historic landmarks and outdoor activities. With its close proximity to Washington, D.C., Alexandria is a great city to see on its own or if you’re visiting our nation’s capital. There are plenty of things to do for less than $100 a day.
While many people visit Las Vegas to gamble, some go to watch the shows or explore the Strip and surrounding attractions. Almost all of the hotels in Vegas feature an expansive casino with plenty of tables, slot machines and other games. Along with gambling, most of the casinos also allow players to smoke in the casinos. A new Las Vegas resort is about to change the scene.
The sustainably chic h2hotel in Healdsburg, California, relaunched its Living Room styling amenity that allows guests to decorate a suite with a variety of plants from Dragonfly Floral, an organic flower farm and full-service florist. Upon check-out, guests can choose to purchase any of the in-room plants. The offer is available year-round and starts at $150.
As companies worldwide decided to close office doors for good and allow employees to work remotely full time, travel-spirited people are eager to home hop and work from new, exciting locations. WhyHotel provides the flexibility of an extended stay without feeling like you live in a hotel, but instead in a comfortable home. The newly announced, pop-up in Miami, Florida, is sure to be a top stay for the modern digital nomad.