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Sunbanks Resort - Little known Secret Location

By Penny L. Taylor
Published: 03/31/10 Topics: Comments: -

Warm weather took me on a drive to Central Washington state, to little known Banks Lake and SunBanks Resort. Toasty hot in summer it boasts warm warm water unlike most big lake resorts. Read more

Become a Vacation Rental Angel

By William May
Published: 03/01/10 Topics: Comments: -

Operating a vacation rental business can be fun and profitable but it also an opportunity to do some good in the world. Now property owners and managers can do that by participating in a public program that offer Read more

Become a Vacation Rental Angel

By William May
Published: 03/01/10 Topics: Comments: -

Operating a vacation rental business can be fun and profitable but it also an opportunity to do some good in the world. Now property owners and managers can do that by participating in a public program that offe Read more

We're growing!

Published: 02/18/10 Topics: Comments: -

It's been almost 4 years since VacationHouse Destinations came to be the the little company that could. We've stayed true to our business model of finding top notch properties, providing exceptional custom Read more

Fun celebrity travel gossip

Published: 02/11/10 Topics: Comments: -

I thought this article was a fun read - there's some outrageous celebrity guest requests that get made at some hotel hotspots -everything from milking cows for fresh raw milk -to shipping 21 deer for a birthday present. Lucky for us, our guests are amazing! We're more than happy to help our guests with thi Read more

15th Annual Great Fruitcake Toss - Manitou Springs, Colorado

Published: 01/03/10 Topics: Comments: -

Let it Hurl!! You may have recycled the tree, put away the presents, and eaten the leftovers but have you dealt with the dreaded fruitcake from your Aunt Polly? If not, this is your opportunity. Head to Manitou Spring Read more

Have you seen our Twitter page?

Published: 01/03/10 Topics: Comments: -

If you haven't seen our Twitter page yet, take a peek now at www.twitter.com/vhdest In addition to this blog, we're utilizing that to give you heads up on special promotions, the latest travel news and rants and raves about traveling th Read more

Happy 2010!!

Published: 01/02/10 Topics: Comments: -

We want to wish everyone a very Happy New Year and thank you for your business! We look forward to providing you with exciting new properties, incredible deals, and as always - personalized service to make sure your next vacation is memora Read more

New Guidelines for Air Travel

Published: 01/02/10 Topics: Comments: -

Late last week, the TSA issued new guidelines for passengers following the Dec 25th events. The full statement from the TSA can be found here: http://tinyurl.com/yj4cbxr TSA has worked with airline and law enforcement authorities, as well as federal, state, local, and international partners to put additional Read more

Chief Joseph Welcomes Everyone

By William May
Published: 12/17/09 Topics: Comments: -

Can I invite you to the most unique and remote mountain lodges in Washington State? It is called Chief Joseph Lodge and sits dead center in the middle of the state and five miles up from the summit of Blewett Pass highway. Click here to take a look. www.ChiefJosephLodge.com. There are photos, vid Read more

Tips on how to conquer jet-lag during the holiday rush

Published: 12/01/09 Topics: Comments: -

The holidays are tough enough on our bodies, so why can’t we get to where we need to go and not worry about having our body-clocks catch up to the new timezone?? Unfortunately jet-lag is unavoidable, but you can try a few simple tips to m Read more

Complaints, Compliments and Compassion

By William May
Published: 11/19/09 Topics: Comments: -

For a number of years our company has been donating vacation rental use to a wonderful group called OutdoorsForAll.org (Formerly SkiForAll.org). Their mission is to enrich the quality of life for children and adults with di Read more

Complaints, Compliments and Compassion

By William May
Published: 11/18/09 Topics: Comments: -

She wanted to go to the beach. It was to be a special trip with her daughter who had special needs. Larger homes were her preference, but a plain ocean front condo was her budget. She asked for a first floor home and a vendor to provide oxygen. Read more

There's heavy snow in the Cascades this weekend!

Published: 11/07/09 Topics: Comments: -

The Washington state Department of Transportation has temporarily shut down two highways in the Cascade Mountains due to heavy snow from a fall storm and plans to close a third. The Washington state Department of Transportation has temporarily shut down two highways in the Cascade Mountains due t Read more

Everything Robert Fulgham Learned in Kindergarten

By William May
Published: 11/01/09 Topics: Comments: -

I stumbled onto an Internet posting the other day that told me it has been twenty years since Robert Fulgham wrote "Everything I Really Need to Know I Learned in Kindergarten". Read more

Leavenworth Fall Festivals in Full Swing!

Published: 10/19/09 Topics: Comments: -

Fall is here and that means the little town of Leavenworth will be gearing up for their famous Fall festivals. The mountain trees start to show off their glorious red, orange and yellow colors against the bright green evergreens. There's sti Read more

Swine Flu and travel insurance QA

Published: 10/04/09 Topics: Comments: -

I found a really good article about Swine flu and travel insurance...we don't offer travel insurance at this time for our homes but it's something we might consider in the future. Is swine flu covered by travel insurance? Read more

Razor clam digs are planned for the Washington Coast

Published: 10/04/09 Topics: Comments: -

If you're a fan of digging for Razor clams - get your boots and your shovel ready! Five razor clam digs have been planned: Oct 16-19, Nov 4-7, Nov 14-17, Dec 2-5, Dec 31-Jan 3. They are all evening digs. Our Pacific Beach and Ocean Read more

Leavenworth gets Amtrack service!

Published: 09/22/09 Topics: Comments: -

Amtrak has just announced train service from Seattle to Leavenworth beginning Friday September 25th. That means you can experience the fun of train travel and the charm of Leavenworth's Bavarian Village, without havin Read more

Why settle for a standard hotel room?

Published: 09/15/09 Topics: Comments: -

Comfortable pillows, homemade meals and bedrooms big enough to walk across without tripping over furniture. If you thought these were pleasures you had to give up when you decided to do take a vacation, guess again! Read more

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