Summer escape to National Whitewater Center

Summer escape to National Whitewater Center
If you’re looking for a quick getaway this summer, the Charlotte Marriott SouthPark and Renaissance Charlotte SouthPark hotels are offering something a little different from your typical weekend at the spa. As part of your stay, you’ll receive an unlimited AllSport Pass to the U.S. National Whitewater Center, an outdoor recreation facility set on the banks of the Catawba River in Charlotte, NC. The pass entitles you to a variety of activities, from whitewater rafting to climbing to eco-trekking. USNWC,...
April 8th, 2010 | Vawn | Read More | Comments: 0
Filed under: canoeing, climbing, eco trekking, featuredarticle, kayaking, mountain biking, whitewater rafting

24 Things to do in Vancouver in September

FESTIVALS Sept 13 The Festival of Fields is a gourmet harvest festival and fundraiser to be held at UBC from 1- 5 pm Tickets $85 Cdn (purchase in advance) Proceeds go to the Farm Fold/City Folk Societ.  The festival will connnect city folk and farm folk and chefs who will prepare and serve samplesof he best wines, brews and home-grown food from around B.C Sept 17 -27: Global Comedy Fest. Various venues Sept 20  4th Annual Chef Meets Grape (for wine lovers)  Rocky Mountain Station 604-684-2787 to...
September 6th, 2009 | thevancouverguide | Read More | Comments: 0
Filed under: Attractions, Events, Family Friendly, festival, hiking, kayaking, markets, museums, Outdoors & Recreation, parks, Performing Arts - Theater & Dance, running, sports, The Arts, Tours

Oahu Day Trips

... on each island. While some of these trips are special to the particular island, others can be experience anywhere if you look hard enough. kayaking This paddling tour takes place on calm-reef protected waters on Kailua Bay. A trained naturalist guides kayakers along this beautiful coastal area to several close offshore islets. Along the way, you will probably see one or more Hawaiian green sea turtles. Your guide, well-versed in Hawaiian history, marine life, and our island’s geological formations,...
August 21st, 2009 | byun | Read More | Comments: 0
Filed under: day trip, kailua, kayaking, north shore, Oahu, surfing

The Jewel of the Gulf Islands: Galiano

Like many of the Gulf Island in Georgia Straight, off the B.C. Coast,  Galiano Island is known as an artist’s and writer’s island. It’s easy to understand how creative people have made their homes there. Galiano  has a Mediterranean climate with warm, dry summers. It’s a romantic island, with pretty sunsets, dramatic sandstone cliffs and lush forests of arbutus, cedar and Garry oak.  The island has several eco sensitive areas that will be protected and kept as forests. ...
July 29th, 2009 | thevancouverguide | Read More | Comments: 0
Filed under: beaches, camping, cycling, Family Friendly, fishing, hiking, island, kayaking, Outdoors & Recreation, parks, whale-watching

Roaming Away: Kauai, Value-Packed Paradise

... beach is free, albeit some are more difficult to get to than others. There are beaches for surfing, snorkeling, scuba diving, fishing, sailing, kayaking, swimming, wading, picnicking, sunset viewing, romancing, and seasonal whale watching. On the north shore, two-mile, crescent-shaped Hanalei–named 2009’s best beach in America by Dr. Beach, Stephen P. Leatherman–is easy to access and has many facilities. Waimea Canyon, Photo credit: M Johnson Waimea Canyon. The “Grand Canyon...
July 22nd, 2009 | M. L. Johnson | Read More | Comments: 0
Filed under: accommodations, Attractions, Barack Obama, beaches, deals, Family Friendly, galleries, Hawaii, Hawaiian Islands, Hotels & Places to Stay, Kauai, kayaking, Outdoors & Recreation, Shopping, sightseeing, surfing, The Arts, Tours, value vacation, Waimea Canyon

Family or friends get together at the beach

... are a few bars, but for real night life (or gourmet food) you will want to go back into Savannah, 15 or 20 minutes away. Tybee has marshes, kayaking, plenty of beach, a light house as well as Fort Pulaski and the Tybee Marine Center. To find a house, check out some of the vacation rental websites, such as vacationrentals.com, homeaway.com or VRBO. I’ve used VRBO twice and been satisfied. With any of these, you’re dealing with owners who sometimes don’t call you back as soon as...
June 5th, 2009 | Linda Erbele | Read More | Comments: 0
Filed under: beach, Great Places to Unwind, kayaking, marsh