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14 Travel Resolutions for 2014

What is your 2014 Travel Resolution? We picked 14 of our favorites – it’s a mix of destinations and activities that are near, far, adventurous and relaxing. We bet you’ll want to put at least one on YOUR bucket list for 2014!

Swim with the Dolphins at Atlantis Resort in the Bahamas

Swim with the Dolphins

Dolphin Cay at Atlantis Paradise Island in the Bahamas is the ultimate place to check off this major bucket list item. It’s an intimate and thrilling experience, where you can glide alongside a dolphin and even experience the signature “foot push.”

Hike a volcano in Hawaii

Hike a Volcano
Many think of Hawaii as a beach vacation, but if you visit the islands without a volcano hike, you’ll be missing out. Hawaii Volcanoes National Park has two active volcanoes and lots of trails to explore. Make sure you stay until nighttime to witness the lava glow during the dark!

Practice my Spanish

Practicar mi español en México. Craving some rest and relaxation on the beach? Cancun is a great (and affordable) option for your next vacation. And while you’re in the area, make sure you visit the UNESCO World Heritage Site – Chichen Itza.

Discover the Rockies in Canada

Discover the Rockies

Dream of exploring the Canadian Rockies? Breathe in the fresh mountain air and take in the sights of snow-capped mountains; all while relaxing aboard a luxury, world-renowed Rocky Mountaineer train.

Soak in a sky pool in Grenada

Soak in a Sky Pool

For those who appreciate an amazing pool while on vacation, prepare yourself for Sandals LaSource GrenadaThe new resort takes innovation a grand level with private plunge pools, cascading waterfalls and meandering river pools.

Climb the Eiffel Tower in Paris

Climb the Eiffel Tower

A vacation to Paris wouldn’t be complete without a visit to the Eiffel Tower. But, don’t just look at it from afar! You have the opportunity to climb (or take an elevator) up to the top. And, did we mention there’s a champagne bar up there?

Search for hobbits in New Zealand

Search for Hobbits

The long flight is worth it…we promise! New Zealand served as the beautiful backdrop for The Hobbit trilogy. And, even if you’re not into the movies, the landscape will take your breath away. This country is an adventure lover’s dream and many say that bungy jumping here is like a rite of passage.

Stick your toes in the sand

Stick your Toes in the Sand

Get ready to slather on some sunscreen, throw on those shades, and relax in the shade of a couple palm trees. Emerald Island at Sandals Royal Bahamian in Great Exuma is everything a private island should be – secluded, luxurious, and full of people happy to bring you one more daiquiri on the beach.

Live like a Lady or Lord in London

Live like a Lord or Lady

This is your chance to explore one of the most historic, most celebrated cities in the world! Grab a pint and some fish and chips, or doll up for afternoon tea – either way you’ll feel like royalty at the gorgeous Melia White House Hotel in downtown London.

Eat pasta in Rome

Eat Pasta in Rome

Is there a more glamorous travel bucket list destination than Italy? The art…the architecture…the food – bellissimo! Whatever you do, make sure that you clear time to sit down to a heaping plate of pasta in one of the world’s most incredible cities – Rome.

Sail into sunsets on the sea

Sail into the sunset

It’s clear sailing ahead for 2014! Hit the open waters on a leisurely cruise to the Bahamas aboard the Norwegian Getaway – you can tan by the pool, grab a drink at the bar, or enjoy an incredible amount of delicious food (don’t worry, you can start those New Year’s resolutions later).

Cuddle with koalas in Australia

Cuddle with Koalas

It’s time to check another continent off your travel bucket list. There’s a lot you can do in Australia, from diving the Great Barrier Reef to exploring Sydney’s Opera House, but cuddling up with a koala should definitely be at the top of your to-do list.

Invest in family time at Walt Disney World

Invest in Family Time

There’s something about the very first time you see Cinderella’s castle that you’ll never forget. Walt Disney World is the place to make some lifelong memories with your families, whether you’re having breakfast with Mickey or riding the monorail.

Upgrade to business class

Upgrade to Business Class

Make it a point to put flying business class at least once on your bucket list. You’ve put in your fair share of flying coach – now it’s time to treat yourself. Stretch your legs, lean back, and take a few hours to just enjoy what flying should be.

For more information on any of our 14 Travel Resolutions, call your local store or shoot us an email! So what’s your on your bucket list?

 

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