Unique Stays

Svachovka: Soaking Up (and In) the Fairytale Flavor of South Bohemia

Svachovka: Soaking Up (and In) the Fairytale Flavor of South Bohemia

Svachovka, a unique hotel in Cesky Krumlov in the Czech Republic is just 5 minutes from the fairytale town, where you can golf and savor local food, Czech beer and distilled spirits all made on site, and even relax in an authentic Czech beer spa. A dream retreat in South Bohemia!

McMenamins Forest Grove: Jerry Garcia is Alive and Well at the Grand Lodge Hotel in Oregon

McMenamins Forest Grove: Jerry Garcia is Alive and Well at the Grand Lodge Hotel in Oregon

McMenamins Forest Grove hotel - the Grand Lodge - is like a dream, in the best possible way. The quirky hotel in Oregon’s Tualatin Valley has original artwork, great food, family activities, and so many fun things to do. McMenamins Grand Lodge - one of the most unique hotels in the US!

Mermaids & Manatees At The Crystal Blue Lagoon B&B, Crystal River, Florida

Mermaids & Manatees At The Crystal Blue Lagoon B&B, Crystal River, Florida

Whether you come for the scalloping, to swim with manatees, or the world class fishing, Crystal River, Florida has a lot to enjoy. And if you're looking for where to stay in Crystal River, FL or hotels near Three Sisters Springs, it's hard to beat the Crystal Blue Lagoon B&B for it's unique mermaid and manatees personality both inside and out.

6 Seaside Sanibel Island Cottages for Your Family Beach Vacation

6 Seaside Sanibel Island Cottages for Your Family Beach Vacation

Sanibel Island is one of the most secluded and best family vacation spots in Florida, so why not make it even better with your own private cottage at the beach. Here are our favorite Sanibel Island cottages - for the two of you, or all of you - that’ll have everyone in the family chilling out and living on island time.

CHECKING IN: Tarpon Lodge: A Taste of Old Florida & Life Along Pine Island Sound

CHECKING IN: Tarpon Lodge: A Taste of Old Florida & Life Along Pine Island Sound

Looking for a family vacation or romantic getaway reminiscent of Old Florida? We recently spent a few days at Tarpon Lodge, Pine Island, and discovered a part of southwest Florida we'd never seen before. The idyllic islands of Pine Island Sound are filled with interesting history, local culture, and a whole lot of fresh seafood! 

Living Local in Amantani: A Cultural Homestay on Lake Titicaca Peru

Living Local in Amantani: A Cultural Homestay on Lake Titicaca Peru

Planning a visit to Lake Titicaca Peru after your trek to Machu Picchu? Why not explore the unique islands there and stay over on the island of Amantani for a homestay cultural tour program. A great way to 'go local' and experience this unique island culture. 

CHECKING IN! EcoCamp: Luxe Glamping in Patagonia in the Heart of Torres del Paine

CHECKING IN! EcoCamp: Luxe Glamping in Patagonia in the Heart of Torres del Paine

Where do you stay in the wilds of Chilean Patagonia if you're not exactly the camping type? Add a little luxury to the natural camping experience and voila! EcoCamp: the perfect eco-friendly, yet ruggedly-comfortable accommodation in Torres del Paine.

Hacienda Yaxcopoil: A Unique Historic Stay in Mexico's Yucatan

Hacienda Yaxcopoil: A Unique Historic Stay in Mexico's Yucatan

For an unforgettable historic Mexican overnight stay, there's no place like Hacienda Yaxcopoil. One of the Yucatan's oldest and most historic henequen plantations is still open to the public for tours and one-of-a-kind overnight stays.