When taking a breather from your hectic life, you don't want to leave anything to chance. These relaxing itineraries can help.
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There’s a certain way that Asheville has of relaxing and rejuvenating you. It’s in every awe-inspiring view of blueish mountain silhouettes with smoky clouds slowly gliding across their peaks. It’s in warm exchanges with the genuine, kind-hearted folks who happily welcome you here. It’s in the crisp, clean air you breathe and the comforting food you eat. That sense—that here and now is not only enough, but that here and now is abundance—is what made the city a popular resort town for the likes of Henry Ford and Thomas Edison. It also inspired George Washington Vanderbilt II to bring his mother on wellness visits here which eventually let him to build the famed Biltmore Estate.
If ever there was a dream location to drop into for two blissed-out weeks and to fully immerse yourself in a new culture, it’s on The Islands of Tahiti. Surrounded by the crystalline waters of fabulous blue lagoons and lush landscapes with volcanic mountains rising up out of the sea, it’s also home to rich Polynesian history and delicious cuisine. The natural wonders and way of life make this region a relaxing yet stimulating place to try out the “slow travel” trend, the art of making time to truly take in all that a place has to offer.
This customizable five-day journey explores Switzerland’s German-speaking Bern region, with stops in Gstaad, Interlaken, and the Jungfrau and Adelboden-Lenk-Kandersteg regions, to experience fairytale charm, natural wonder—and Fondue Backpacking.
This five-day itinerary focuses on the many fitness, health, and wellness activities to be found in Dana Point and Laguna Beach.
This 6-day itinerary offers the best of Sonoma and Napa counties, plus a jaunt into Mendocino’s Anderson Valley.
This six-day trip to Bali includes stays on the beach and in the island’s cultural capital, the town of Ubud.
This five-day trip through the southern Swedish regions of Småland and Skåne includes an opportunity to join in a very Swedish tradition, a crayfish party.
This 4-day itinerary to San Diego offers suggestions for exploring its innovative food scene, perfect beaches, and rich cultural experiences.
This northern Hungary itinerary includes the historic sites of Eger and the peaks of the Mátra mountains.
Find a new you on this wellness themed itinerary to the Cayman Islands.
The far-flung wilds of Australia are at your fingertips on an exclusive 15-night luxury Outback safari, a high-flying adventure of ultra-luxe proportions. Find luxury resorts nestled in wildlife reserves, kangaroo encounters on white sand beaches, fine dining under red rock escarpments, sunset billabong cruises to aboriginal sites, flightseeing adventures over the Kimberley, and five-star homesteads in Australia’s last true frontier. Go with Ker & Downey and travel to remote pockets of authentic Outback luxury. From touch down to take off, this 16-day sojourn promises a true Outback safari experience, coupled with only the highest standards of service, cuisine, and comfort.