In the second edition of the ‘Great American Ride’ hosted by Sports Backers in partnership with Rails-to-Trails Conservancy, participants in teams of four, eight, or 12 will attempt a virtual ride across America. The virtual route tracks along the developing 3,700-mile Great American Rail-Trail™, a signature project of Rails-to-Trails Conservancy, the nation’s largest trails advocacy organization. The Great American Rail-Trail™ is over 53% complete and connects more than 145 trails between Washington, D.C., and Washington State. The ride kicks off on March 20, and teams will have two months to complete the east-to-west course. Registration is now open!
Taste Washington's 2021 programming, a month-long celebration of Washington wine and food is adjusting to meet the needs of public safety by offering an entire month of creative new promotions encouraging people to directly support the Washington wineries and restaurants they love; and to discover new favorites. This includes the brand new Taste Washington To Go and Taste Washington At Home, along with unique winery and restaurant activations, hotel packages and more. Read our Seattle coverage here on Traveler and Tourist magazine!
Maintaining social distancing and following health and safety protocols continues to dominate life, and spending time in your own home might warrant a change in scenery. Many are looking for a safe way to travel, especially with the traditional spring break travel season right around the corner. It’s been a long year (or more) and the urge to escape is growing stronger but how to get away while staying safe and following health regulation protocols? Why not try a socially distanced spring break getaway? Here’s how!
This Valentine’s Day, you may have to be more creative in celebrating that special dinner au deux. Dining out may mean donning your warmest coat and gloves for an outdoor interlude on a patio or in a romantic igloo, while many will opt to dine at home. Columbus-based Cameron Mitchell Restaurants (CMR) and its national Ocean Prime steak and seafood concept have all options covered. Dine out where indoor, outdoor or covered terrace options are available, dine at home courtesy their Valentine's in a box option or get their bubbly on the go beverage packages. Read on!
There was nothing typical about 2020, and 2021 seems to be making some statements of its own. Now more than ever, many couples are looking to get away, even for a quick weekend trip. What better time to plan a trip than Valentine’s Day weekend? To make it a truly special and memorable event, change up the ordinary getaway: Try a tiny house vacation. You can skip the shared spaces of a typical hotel: Glamping getaways are the ideal way to celebrate special moments together. Follow local and state Covid-19 orders and social distancing protocols in the check-in process to limit interaction between guests and staff, in cleaning protocols for common areas and a redesign of on-site events and activities to accommodate social distancing guidelines. Enjoy your vacation while skipping the typical crowded hotel elevator or passing shoulder-to-shoulder with other guests down long hotel hallways. Take a look at these romantic tiny house destinations across the country.