Posted on Nov 21, 2018
Although the bright lights and big city can be entertaining, it is also nice to get away from the hustle and bustle and escape to a quieter existence for a while. When you are looking to get off the beaten path and enjoy a rustic vacation, these five destinations should be tops on your list.
Nestled right at the entrance to Rocky Mountain National Park, this mountain-town gem is known for its abundance of wildlife and its rustic feel. Visitors can choose to stay in cabins or cottages just a stone's throw from the abundant hiking and recreational activities that are available in the park. The quaint downtown area of Estes Park offers a bevy of dining and shopping opportunities that are guaranteed to please any taste.
Source: YMCA of the Rockies
Located in the Great Smoky Mountains, this remote hideaway is just what you need to unwind and relax with your friends and loved ones. Revered for its mix of Southern hospitality and rich mountain history, Maggie Valley, NC, will win you over at first sight.
Get in touch with nature at this picturesque mountain escape. Located in the heart of the Ozark Mountains in northwest Arkansas, Eureka Springs boasts a seemingly endless supply of activities that will keep you busy for days. The numerous hot-spring spas are a haven for those looking to rejuvenate their bodies and minds with a relaxing and therapeutic soak.
Source: Eureka Springs
This large freshwater lake is located in the scenic Sierra Nevada Mountains. Visitors choose Lake Tahoe for its exceptional aquatic recreational opportunities in the summer, and its skiing and snowboarding options in the winter. Golfers delight in the magnificent views offered from many of the courses there. In addition to spending time outdoors, you can head on down to the casinos to have some fun.
This little mountain town in the Cascade Mountains is conveniently located only two hours from Seattle. It is close enough to easily get away but remote enough to feel like you are going on a wilderness adventure. The German-themed village is especially pretty in the winter when the town becomes all aglow with holiday lights, dustings of snow and the spirit of the holiday season.
Source: Matador Network
Get in touch with your wild side and let loose at any of these five rustic vacation locations. Whatever destination you choose, you will be sure to leave refreshed and ready to take on life again. A great way to see the places you go is by bus. Check out the bus tours we have available and begin your journey today!
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