Going Places, Far & Near

Vail Resorts Looks to 2016-17 Season With $100M in Improvements, Acquisition of Whistler Blackcomb

  By Karen Rubin, Eric Leiberman, Dave E Leiberman Travel Features Syndicate, goingplacesfarandnear.com Each year, Vail Resorts has something sensational to announce and this year is no different: the company, already the largest collection of major mountain resorts, is acquiring the…

New Era of Luxury American River Cruising Opens with Launch of French America Line’s Louisiane

NEW ORLEANS – A new era of boutique American river cruising has opened with the launch of French America Line’s 75-stateroom flagship, Louisiane. Formerly the Columbia Queen, riverboat has undergone a multimillion dollar refurbishment to reflect a subtle but elegant…

Vermont Mountain Resorts Gear Up to Enhance Guest Experience On and Off Slopes

  By Karen Rubin, Travel Features Syndicate, goingplacesfarandnear.com Even as Vermont’s major ski resorts add imaginative new experiences on and off the mountain to new heights, high speed six-pax and bubble chairs, other resorts are promoting their “pure Vermont” roots…

‘Legend of Sleepy Hollow’ Halloween Events – Ghouls & All – Return to Historic Hudson Valley

By Karen Rubin, Travel Features Syndicate, goingplacesfarandnear.com Washington Irving’s macabre tale, “The Legend of Sleepy Hollow,” is the inspiration for Horseman’s Hollow, a spectacularly produced interactive Halloween haunted attraction at the colonial-era Philipsburg Manor in Sleepy Hollow, N.Y. It is…

What’s Up on the Colorado Ski Country USA Slopes this Season

By Karen Rubin, Travel Features Syndicate, goingplacesfarandnear.com For the 2016/17 season, Colorado Ski Country USA (CSCUSA) guests will find new dining options, new chairlifts and new terrain enhancements, expanded air service, as well as other improvements that elevate the premier…

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