Travel

The Ultimate Christmas Vacation

Sometimes, when the hubbub of the holiday season gets to be too much, we start daydreaming about spending the holidays away. It's so nice to imagine someone else doing the cooking and cleaning and decorating, but we always worry that…

Luxury Watch: Edible Amenities

Move over minibar; a whole new lavish in-room taste temptation has arrived. Across the mountain west, many of our favorite resorts are offering deluxe and delectable comfort food to sweeten your suite.Vail: The Four Seasons Resort & Residences rolls out the Bourbon…

72 hours in Park City, Utah

This month, ML headed to Park City, Utah, to discover what's behind that saying, "I came to Park City for the winters, but I stayed for the summers." During our long weekend, we rode chairlifts and gondolas to the top…

Choose Your Favorite: Mountain Hotel Room

Here's a fun little conundrum to ponder this afternoon: If you could only check into one of these high-country "hotel rooms" this summer, which one would you choose?  This first spot is the Resort at Paws Up in Greenough, Montana. Camping…

Boutique Basecamp in South Lake Tahoe

Stylish thrill-seekers have discovered the cool and comfortable Basecamp Hotel, in activity-rich South Lake Tahoe.  Located in the heart of the adrenalin belt, a mere five-minute walk from the North America’s largest alpine lake and a four-minute amble to the…

A high-country hotel not to miss

We love to discover hotels and hotspots throughout the West that surprise us with great design and top-notch service, and the Washington School House Hotel is one such special place. The boutique hotel, located just two blocks from the ski lift in…

31 Days of Cozy: Day 5

Photo courtesy Dunton Hot Springs Location: Dolores, Colorado Cozy Factor: Back in the late 1800s, residents of the Dunton mining camp—tucked away in Colorado's San Juan Mountains—suffered from extreme isolation. These days, that remote location is exactly what makes Dunton Hot…

Hotel Pick: The Sebastian in Vail

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Inside Frank Lloyd Wright's Taliesin West

We've just returned from a visit to Taliesin West in Scottsdale, Arizona, and thought we'd share some of the highlights with you. [[{"type":"media","view_mode":"media_large","fid":"82044","attributes":{"class":"media-image aligncenter size-full wp-image-1998","typeof":"foaf:Image","style":"","width":"432","height":"576","title":"301196_2582837970002_1226063868_33180841_1441223586_n","alt":""}}]] In 1937, architect Frank Lloyd Wright began building a winter home/studio in Scottsdale, Arizona,…