Diamond Celebration.

Disneyland has pulled out all the stops for this once-in-a-lifetime Diamond Celebration. When you visit the parks, you will have fun and make memories like never before with all-new evening spectaculars, sparkling décor and much more. Ever since Disneyland Park opened on July 17, 1955, the Disneyland Resort has been an unforgettable destination for families, and now 60 years later, the original magic is still there, but there is so much more to enjoy.


Iconic Hollywood.

Los Angeles is known as the world’s entertainment capital, home to countless museums, endless beaches, shopping and amazing restaurants.

Part of the allure is the Old Hollywood glamour that surrounds all who visit, from Grauman’s Chinese Theater, Charlie Chaplin’s Studios, the Magic Castle to dining in such places as Musso and Frank Grill or the Formosa Café or simply walking the streets where so many films are made.


Natural Beauty.

Known for its rainy climate, waterfront and the iconic Space Needle, Seattle - whose name is derived from the Native American name "Sealth," the Chief of the Suquamish tribe - offers a vibrant and charming city.

escapaditaMexico City mesmerizes and enchants its visitors with culture, history, art, archaeology and more, it is one of the largest metropolitan areas in the world. A quick drive from the airport we arrived to Polanco, an upscale neighborhood filled with restaurants and great shopping. Our hotel, Las Alcobas was in the heart of the Polanco district, which allowed us to be centrally located for our exploration of the city. The boutique hotel, a former residence, is a series of private intimate alcoves, reflecting its Spanish namesake, "Alcobas." It also offers the world famous Aurora Spa and upscale gourmet restaurants.


While often times we think of Las Vegas for its gaming and non-stop entertainment, the larger than life themed buildings and the colorful lights, there is a quieter, relaxing and romantic side to Las Vegas that may go overlooked. The options for these centering and invigorating experiences are just as diverse and tantalizing and we had the opportunity to explore this romantic side of Las Vegas at the MGM Resorts International properties.


Serene Beauty.

Situated between the Santa Ynez Mountains and the clear blue shores of the Pacific Ocean, Santa Barbara is one of California's gems. With a wide array of activities and attractions such as Lotusland, a world-renowned botanical estate garden featuring design whimsy and containing rare subtropical and tropical plants from around the world.


Spectacular by Nature.

Situated in Southwestern Canada in the province of British Columbia on the coast of the Pacific Ocean, Vancouver is sheltered from any extreme weather by Vancouver Island.


Santa Fe.

It is no mystery why Schubach Aviation is San Diego's first choice for private air charter service.

Since 1992, Schubach Aviation has been leading the private aviation industry in San Diego with their knowledge, technology and aircraft. They operate San Diego's largest fleet of corporate jets, which they maintain at Palomar Airport and Lindberg Field. Schubach flies customers to Europe, the Middle East, Central & South America, Asia and other destinations on the schedule that works best for them, day or night.


Renew your mind, body and spirit.

Founded in 1940 by spa pioneers Edmond and Deborah Szekely, Rancho La Puerta continues to set the standard for modern-day fitness resorts and spas. The original "fitness resort" and spa, welcomes guests each week and we were delighted to visit the property and enjoy 3,000 private acres of gardens, mountains and meadows in Baja California. All of the facilities and land are for the exclusive use of guests ensuring a warm and welcoming shared community. The gardens are truly remarkable with lush grounds of succulents, drought tolerant and native plants.


Las Vegas is always reinvesting, revitalizing and reinventing itself. The MGM Resorts International family of hotels never ceases to amaze. No wonder they have won various awards for their excellence in hospitality. We recently visited during the Mexican Independence "El Grito" Celebrations and they made sure to roll out the red, white and green carpet! We experienced the best hotels, dining and entertainment in Las Vegas.

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