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Happy New Year and all the best to everyone in 2014. As usual, the holidays passed in a blur. In early December I visited Nashville, TN, for the first time and loved it! And what a great time to be there, with the city decked out for the holidays. We stayed at the elegant Hermitage Hotel, Nashville's only 5-star hotel. It was beautifully decorated for Christmas, enhancing our stay there. To read about our exciting visit, please read my blog.
With its location near popular Broadway and honky tonk bars, the Hermitage Hotel in Nashville, TN, is an ideal place to stay. Elegant and comfortable, it's suitable for couples or families.
Borrego Springs, CA
Atlantis Resort, Nassau, Bahamas
There's nothing "lazy" about this one-mile long river that swishes around the resort. Rapids and waves make this an exciting tube ride around Atlantis. There are enough relaxing moments to catch your breath before the next set of rapids. It's a sure way to stay cool!
Built around a 141-acre waterpark and home to the largest open-air marine habitat in the world, Atlantis is a top family-friendly Caribbean resort.
While at the Atlantis we stayed in the Reef Hotel, a spacious and comfortable (the beds are awesome) hotel with ocean views. The Reef is perfect for families because the rooms have kitchens.
Kayak Adventures - Channel Islands, Ventura, CA
Kayaking through the sea caves at Channel Islands in Ventura was thrilling! I was on a guided tour with Island Packers. We kayaked through several caves, some smaller and others large.
Channel Islands Kayak (company) led us through a serene cruise through the harbor. This is great for families with young children.
Year-Round Family Fun in Hawaii
We love the diversity Oahu offers families. One of our favorite things to do is relaxing on a secluded beach. Shown here: Lanikai Beach.
My daughter Christina and I had exciting adventures in Kona (below).