Newport, Rhode Island is one of our favorite vacation escapes, especially in the summer. And one of many joys of this seaside resort town is the numerous historic and beautiful Gilded Age mansions that are open to the public for visits (at least they were until COVID-19 struck). If you’d like to experience what the attraction is, read on. And take a virtual tour with 25 of our photos of the luxurious and historic Breakers mansion in Newport, including the interior of the house and its surrounding gardens.
Medical research indicates that spending time in a garden is a powerful way to increase personal wellness. To help you find the best lovely spots, we embarked on a round-the-world tour. The result is our five-part series on the most beautiful gardens in the world. We’re sharing our top picks of the best gardens in the United States and Canada; Europe; Asia; the Middle East and Africa. Here’s the list of the most beautiful gardens in Central and South America – the best gardens in the Caribbean, Mexico, Costa Rica, Brazil and more.
Gardens, beautiful scenery, family time and vacation. Our correspondent Abbie Martin Greenbaum has curated a list of the 12 luxury hotels with the most beautiful private gardens, including in the U.S., Asia and Europe. As spring approaches, these are the best destination hotels for serene green spaces and glorious blooms.
Which luxury hotels and resorts provide the highest levels of privacy, social distance and open spaces for a COVID-19 era vacation right now? Our ace correspondent Jillian Tangen has curated a list of 10 luxury vacations at new for 2021 hotels and resorts in the United States, the Caribbean and Mexico that are as COVID-19 safe as they could reasonably be. As always, don’t travel without assessing the risks to you and your companions – but if you’re keen for a winter 2021 safe vacation escape, here are 10 destinations that might perfectly fit the bill.
What’s so magical about Deer Valley, Utah? The readers of Conde Nast Traveler just named it the best ski resort in North America for 2020. But is the hype actually true? In a word: Yep. It’s hella good skiing and also wonderful for apres-ski. In this edition of Insider Itinerary, our correspondent Jillian Tangen shares her luxury insider tips on the best first family ski trip to Deer Valley, Utah, including where to stay, eat, ski and what to do with kids while you’re there.