4 Great Cities to Visit in the USA this Year! Yes, it is time to start traveling again. By summer, most of us will have our vaccines and we will be able to get back on the road! I know I am excited about it. Here are 4 great cities in the USA that are easy and well worth the visit![Read more…] about 4 Great Cities to Visit in the USA this Year
There are 5 things you must do and see in St Augustine, a beautiful old city in northeastern Florida. St. Augustine is full of history, Spanish architecture, and most importantly, the Fountain of Youth.[Read more…] about 5 Things you must Do and See in St. Augustine Florida!
Palace Resorts and Le Blanc Spa Resorts now offer FREE Covid Antigen Tests!
To comply with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention guidelines, that air passengers entering the United States will need to provide a negative COVID-19 test before boarding their flight; Palace Resorts and Le Blanc Spa Resorts are pleased to expand our Purely Palace and Purely Le Blanc programs and offer free covid antigen tests.
- Now all our resorts throughout Mexico & Jamaica will offer easy, onsite COVID-19 antigen (rapid) testing.
- Tests will be conducted on property at no cost to guests (for up to two guests per room) traveling to the United States.
- Testing and samples will be administered by experienced in-house lab teams.
- Results will be received within 30 minutes, and documentation will be ready for guests to present at the airport for their journey back home.
- Guests can contact the concierge to schedule their departure test as soon as they check-in.
For guests traveling to countries requiring PCR testing instead, our concierge teams will help facilitate testing onsite through a third party. Additional fees will apply.
Free Covid Antigen Tests
Should a guest test positive, preventing departure, Palace Resorts and Le Blanc Spa Resorts will cover the cost of quarantine for up to 14 days at no cost to guests, for up to two guests per room should both guests test positive.
Additional rapid tests will be available at a minimal cost of $19 per guest.
At Palace Resorts, the safety and wellbeing of our guests and employees are our top priorities. Our goal is always to make your vacation as comfortable and memorable as it is safe. For more information, please visit www.palaceresorts.com and https://www.leblancsparesorts.com/.
First published in 2017, this is a perfect story for Halloween travel!
A stay in a haunted hotel!
by Suzanne Stavert of Adventures of Empty Nesters
Our trip to Austin was filled with several unique, new adventures, not the least of which was a stay in a haunted hotel. What? Some say that The Driskill, which was built in 1886, with an obviously rich and compelling history, may possibly have some uninvited guests! Is it really haunted? Read below for more about this…[Read more…] about A Remarkable Trip to Austin and a Stay in a Haunted Hotel!
What’s New and Cool in the San Juan Islands, Washington?
Virtual Savor the San Juans
If COVID-19 is teaching us anything, it’s a reminder of the importance to stop and savor the moment. In the San Juan Islands, we’ve been doing just that every fall for the last 12 years with “Savor the San Juans” – an opportunity to celebrate the food, farms, and films in the archipelago. This year COVID has changed the way we do things, so you can Savor the San Juans from home. The first week (Oct. 5, 7, & 9) is Farm Tour week with glimpses behind the barn doors of Pebble Cove Farm, OrcaSong Farm, and Buck Bay Shellfish Farm. The second week (Oct. 12, 14, &16) is Fall Baking week, with recipes and cooking classes from Otters Pond B&B and Tucker House B&B. The third week (Oct. 19, 21, & 23) is Fall Cooking Week, with a how-to from Westcott Bay Shellfish Farm and a few more folks TBD. And the final week (Oct. 26, 28, & 30) is Wine Tasting Week, with Doe Bay Wine Company, Lopez Vineyards, and Madrone Cellars & Ciders. Times are TBD. For more information, including Savor the San Juans lodging and dining specials, and to register for these events, www.visitsanjuans.com/savor. We are adding new specials to the page all the time.[Read more…] about What’s New and Cool in the San Juan Islands, Washington?
4 Tips For Finding the Best Travel Deals! Traveling, whether with family or solo, is one of the most rewarding experiences you can have. You can create long-lasting memories, meet new people, experience different cultures and food, and come home with great photographs. When you budget properly, stay flexible with your dates, and know how to get the best travel deals, you can embark on your adventure without breaking the bank. Here are four tips for finding great travel deals.[Read more…] about 4 Tips For Finding the Best Travel Deals