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Are you looking for the best vacation spots in the world? New York City and The Hamptons; Paris and Dublin; Australia and Japan are just a few of great places to vacation, but take a peek at the following 5 locations for families, couples and friends vacations.

 

Tilos, Greece  

 

Tilos Greece Vacation

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Tilos is one of the most beautiful yet overlooked islands off the coast of Greece. Their strict no hunting laws and lush greenery make it one of the most eco-friendly spots on earth. The city center is a vision by the sea, boasting cobblestone streets, quaint shops and vendors and amazing dining venues. Livadia’s Red Beach and Agio’s Pandelimonas, a festival held in an abandoned monastery, are two of the island’s biggest attractions.

Nautilos Restaurant and Omonia are excellent dining venues near the city center. Dream Island and Hotel Eleni Beach are also outstanding accommodations. Both are located on the beach, overlooking a stunning Tilos harbor. There is perhaps no view more beautiful than the one that these hotels offer.

 

Washington D.C., USA

 

Washington DC Vacation

Washington D.C. is the seat of democracy for the United States. It is often passed over in favor of flashy resorts or beachside hotels, but it is one of the most interesting and exciting places to visit in the world. Lincoln’s Memorial and the White House are just two of the amazing attractions to visit.

Looking for a great place to eat? Check out Zaytinya in downtown D.C. It’s great for all ages. The Oval Room is an elegant restaurant that is located near the White House. It’s a stunning D.C. dining experience. Two of the nicest hotels to lodge are the Four Seasons Washington D.C. and Palomar Washington D.C (A Kimpton Hotel).

 

Niagara-On-The-Lake, Canada

 

Niagara-On-The-Lake-Canada Vacation

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One of the lesser-known villages in Canada is Niagara-On-The-Lake. Located in Ontario, it is only a few minutes away from Niagara Falls. It provides stunning views of the lake and offers attractions like the Caroline Cellars Winery and the Horseshoe side of the falls. The weather is also very balmy and reminiscent of seaside temperatures.

La Toscani di Carlotta is a charming dining venue complete with horse and buggy. Visitors will enjoy wonderful service and great food. Cecile’s House is a restaurant that specializes in making French-style breakfasts. For stellar lodging, visitors should check out the Harbour House Hotel or the White Oaks Conference Resort and Spa. Niagara-On-The-lake is a beautiful location that you or your family will never forget.  

 

Devon, England

 

Devon England Vacation

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Its name originates from the term, ‘Devonshire.’ Birthed during the early days of England, Devon today retains much of its quaint village-style traditions and ambience. One of their most popular attractions is the Dartmoor Zoo, which was actually turned into a movie idea by Matt Damon. The Woolacombe Beach is also popular with both locals and tourists.

The Galley in Topsham and The Orange Tree Restaurant in Torquay are two of the most wonderful places to dine during your visit. Both specialize in traditional European food. The Elmdene in Torquay and The Old Rectory Hotel in Marinhoe are also two of the finest hotels in the Devon region.

 

Hunstville, Canada

 

Hunstville is the perfect place to relish the fun of braving the wilderness. Arrowhead Provincial Park is downright beautiful. It is an outstanding area for camping. North Ridge Ranch also offers dog sledding. Rock Ridge Resort offers fun activities for children.

Spencer’s Tall Trees Restaurant and The Little Place by the Lights are two amazing eateries for locals and tourists to enjoy. The former specializes in comfy lumberjack food while the latter serves up great Italian fare. For lodging; check out the Tulip Inn or the Walker Lake Resort. Both are quaint and beautiful mountain-based resorts.

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Disney Spring Time Orlando

No matter where you are from, spring is the perfect time of year to take a vacation. Your family may decide on a Hamptons Rental from Elliman, a beachside home in the Carolinas, or take a trip to San Diego.  But there is no better spot for a spring vacation than Florida. Florida weather can become very hot and humid in the summer months, but in the springtime, temperatures are generally perfect!

 

Orlando is a particularly excellent travel location during the spring months. Most vacationers flock to this top tourist destination after Memorial Day and keep the hotels and theme parks packed through Labor Day. However, during the spring off-season, prices are lower and crowds are smaller.

 

Walt Disney World

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Walt Disney World is often ranked as the most visited tourist destination in the country, as well as one of the most visited spots in the world. There are plenty of reasons why people love to revel in the magic of Disney. Each of Disney’s theme parks have activities and entertainment for people of all ages. Disney’s water parks and the resort hotel pools are welcoming features to those who have been cooped up in the cold all winter. Downtown Disney combines shopping, nightlife, and food venues ranging from the family friendly fare of the T-Rex Cafe to the fine dining of Paradiso 37.

 

Walt Disney World may be the most well known attraction in Orlando, but it certainly isn’t the only one. Universal Orlando offers the Universal Studios and Islands of Adventure theme parks as well as its own nightlife venue, CityWalk. SeaWorld is yet another exciting spot for anyone who loves the wonders of ocean life.

 

When staying in Orlando, couples, families, and singles can all find great deals, especially during the spring off-season. Both Walt Disney World and Universal Orlando have excellent resort choices, though there are many more resorts and hotels available in and around Orlando. Most hotels have complimentary shuttles to the theme parks and often one can even get an inexpensive or free ride to and from the airport. For a change of pace, and a bit more privacy, couples might consider renting a vacation home. During the spring months, these vacation homes are largely uninhabited and much less expensive to rent.

Walt Disney World Golf Course

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Orlando is also an excellent spot for the avid golfer. The city has more than 50 golf courses and is rumored to be the top vacation destination for golfers. Many resorts give guests access to private golf courses that can easily be enjoyed during the mild spring months.

 

Orlando is a wonderful place for all who visit, which is why people return to this central Florida city year after year. Whether you are on a two-week stay or simply enjoying a long weekend, a trip to Orlando in the spring is one that you won’t soon forget.