Experience the Many Colors of Fall in Vail, Colorado

You might not realize it yet, but Vail, Colorado, is so much more than “just” a world-class alpine skiing destination. During summer’s radiance and autumn’s peak, thrillseekers and nature enthusiasts flock to this idyllic village located at the foothills of the White River National Forest’s sprawling mountain range. Common mid-day excursions include hiking, whitewater rafting, mountain biking, and horseback riding. Adventure awaits around every corner. And, luckily for prospective visitors, the luxurious, four-bedroom Vail Ski Home is only a short jaunt from a seemingly endless array of audacious explorations. Experiencing fall in Vail, Colorado, is a must, particularly for those with a penchant for vibrant foliage, exemplary temperatures, and crowd-less adventurers. 10 Ways to Relish Fall in Vail, Colorado We’re fully aware that summer and winter are “peak” tourist seasons here in the White River National Forest. But please don’t overlook the visual and venturesome splendor of autumn, with its vivid meld of marigold, kelly green, and amber, often accented by snow-capped mountains at the tail end of the season. Visually, fall in Vail, Colorado, is stupendously stunning—photographers, hikers, geocachers, and fly fishers cannot resist an afternoon amid tens of thousands of bright, lemon-colored birches. With so many things to [...]

Off the Beaten Path in America: Luxury Vacation Home Rentals

As summer swiftly approaches, millions of Americans are itching to use their well-deserved PTO via a faraway escape to a slightly-isolated yet undeniably gorgeous destination, such as Colorado’s White River National Forest or New Mexico’s Sangre de Cristo Mountains. There’s never been a more enticing time than right now to escape the city’s clutch en route to a mountainous region or desert landscape. Whether you’re looking for a substantial vacation home to host that upcoming family reunion, off-site board meeting, or monumental anniversary party, the good folks here at Elite Destination Homes are here to help. We boast an eclectic selection of luxury vacation home rentals throughout the U.S. (and beyond), many of which rest well off the beaten path. Luxury Vacation Home Rentals: 4 Unique Destinations The need for a secluded outland getaway has never been greater. Thus, large families, corporate leadership, small organizations, and even bachelorettes (or bachelors) are beginning to think outside the box for their upcoming gathering. As you might imagine, sizable luxury vacation home rentals remain at a premium. Thankfully, the team at Elite Destination Homes is always available to match your large group with a unique locale that suits your size, style, and budget [...]

Safe Travel in the USA: Life after COVID-19

As we swiftly approach Easter, Earth Day, and Memorial Day, it’s growing increasingly difficult to see the light at the end of the coronavirus tunnel. However, as English theologian Thomas Fuller so eloquently put it, “It is always darkest just before the day dawneth.” COVID-19 will, eventually, be a thing of the past. Life will return to normalcy. And people will begin to travel again. That being said, it’s natural to assume that travelers will be a little gun-shy once the curve has been effectively flattened. In anticipation of this fact, the friendly folks here at Elite Destination Homes have compiled a brief, post-coronavirus guide for those looking for safe travel in the USA in a few months. Enjoy! And don’t be afraid to reach out to our caring team of travel experts at 651-389-3843 with any questions about our ongoing efforts to combat COVID-19. Safe Travel in the USA: Ways to Feel Safe Post-Coronavirus For many of us, it’s hard to imagine how our daily lives (and upcoming vacations) are going to look like once the dust settles. Safe travel in the USA will no longer be taken for granted; that much is for certain. Some travelers will be [...]