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4 Ways to Make the Most of Your Family Spring Break Trip

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It’s never too early or too late to start planning for your next fun Spring Break trip. You don’t have to be a sophomore in college to have fun on a trip in the spring, you just have to do a little planning beforehand. Whether you’re planning a getaway with your family or your fraternity, a Spring Break retreat is the perfect opportunity to make lifelong memories.

When planning an Appalachian vacation, start by taking a look at Smoky Mountain vacation lodges and then go from there. There is so much to see and do in this gorgeous region, so make sure you are well prepared for one of the most fun weeks of your entire life. Here are a few ways to make your next Spring Break trip to the Great Smoky Mountains amazing.

Mountain Climbing
There are 522,427 acres in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park for you and your group to explore. Mountain climbing can be one of the more difficult vacation activities for beginners, but it’ll certainly bring you all closer together after a successful ascend. Make sure to do plenty of research beforehand, get in excellent shape, and plan out every step of your trip. Look for guides and outfitters who are experienced in working with beginners. If you’re well prepared and excited to try new things, you’re all going to have a great time.

The Great Smoky Mountains are well known the world over for its many waterfalls. You can drive or hike to a number of scenic falls during your stay. In fact, there are literally too many waterfalls to discover during a single trip!

Sight Seeing
Waterfalls aren’t the only sights to see in the Tennessee Smoky Mountains. You and your family can also check out the Gatlinburg Space Needle and get an excellent view of the mountains, town, and nature surrounding the needle. This structure reaches 407 feet up in the air and provides a 360-degree view of resort city. You may even be able to spot your vacation lodging.

Because the aforementioned activities are potentially exhausting, don’t forget to give yourself a day or two (a few hours at the very least) to just sit back and relax in a nice lodge. There are great Smoky Mountain vacation lodges that are close to all the sights you’ll want to visit that can also provide peaceful relaxation for a few hours, too. Check out some quality lodge rentals or hotels with a river view before you make your family trip, and make sure you enjoy your relaxing stay in between some of the best Spring Break fun imaginable!

If you want to learn more about visiting Smoky Mountain vacation lodges or how to have a wonderful vacation on your next Spring Break trip, contact The Greystone Lodge On The River today!


Gulfstream G600 Enter Fourth Test Flight

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Gulfstream has long been a business known to provide luxury air travel. The Gulfstream has evolved throughout generations. Since the late 1950s, Gulfstream has brought class and luxury to the world of business travel. Many Gulfstream flights take place in the United States. One study found that 49.7 percent of the private jet market is within the United States. Many workers find conducting business on private flights are great environments to be in. Research shows that workers stated they were 20 percent productive while on a private aircraft as opposed to working in the office.

There is quite a lot to be excited about when looking at the Gulfstream G600. This newer model isn’t just a name but instead, holds many new upgrades. Continue Reading | No Comments


How to Reach Your RV Park Camping Customers Electronically

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Camping often means a disconnect from technology. The point of camping is to get outdoors and enjoy the beautiful weather and scenery that our country has to offer. However, without these technology and internet capabilities, how can you advertise your RV park to those families looking for a getaway? How can you ensure that you are reaching local campers and that they are going to choose your RV park over other ones?

Invest in a professional web design
Yes, even though you are promoting an opportunity to get away from technology and its grasp on us, you need a professional web design. The majority of travelers look for their next travel opportunity on the internet. They look at reviews, accommodations, and location. If you do not have an accessible website, your RV park


Take Advantage of Shuttle Services to get the Most out of Your Trip

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When people think of shuttle services, they generally think of the convenience of getting somewhere you need to be; going to or from an airport, or getting home safely after a night partying. These are many of the reasons people use shuttle services, which are often provided at airports, hotels, resorts, night clubs, and other locations that cater to people needed to get somewhere.

However, the benefits and usages of shuttle bus services is significantly more than most people realize. Obviously, airport services to and from resorts and hotels are a significant selling point for most. Many vacationers do want to deal with the hassle of a rental car or long-term parking. These options are expensive and rarely convenient.

Additionally, larger airports offer shuttle services to the rental car area


Looking for Kid-Friendly Vacation Ideas? Take the Whole Family Camping!

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Are you looking for vacation rentals for an upcoming getaway? If you also have children, then you want to locate a kid friendly vacation spot.

The Institute of Education at Plymouth University conducted a study with parents about family vacations. Most of the parents, or 95%, reported that their children seemed to be happier when these vacations were kid-friendly. Camping, it appears, was at the top of this list.

The study also showed that parents believe their children experience several benefits from going camping:

  • Children learn to appreciate and connect with nature: 98%
  • Children were happier when camping: 95%
  • Children learned useful skills for their future lives: 93%

Over 40.1 million Americans 6 years and older went camping in 2013, ac


The Versatile Activity of Camping

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Camping is one of the most beloved pastimes of those who love the outdoors. And one of the most exciting things about the activity is that just about anyone, anywhere can find a way to enjoy it. It is an activity that is easily tailored to the preferences of each and every person willing to venture out and take part. So whether you thrive on the rugged disconnect from modern comforts, or you’d prefer to be able to charge your phone at the end of the day, there is a camping experience for you. You just have to find it.

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Nearly half of adults who consider themselves campers report that the biggest reason why they set out for the


Get There Faster on the Best Private Jet Charter

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Lucrative businesses benefit from chartered flights and some even enjoy their own executive jet. While commercial jets cruise at 35,000 feet, smaller jets fly higher, and don’t have to deal with other air traffic, often making trips faster. They can fly in, get the job promptly, and fly back home on their own schedules. Many jet charter companies give instant jet quotes to make the process even quicker.

Business people flying on commercial airlines reported a 40% drop in productivity, according to a 2009 survey. In fact, one-third of all business aircraft flights are into a secondary airport, and 19% of flights are into large commercial airports. Because of this, when required to charter an ex


How To Find The Best Results With An Internet Search

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How do you decide which cabin to rent or travel website to use when planning your next vacation? It can be difficult to decide given the large number of companies and websites that exist in the world. Even if you narrow it down to a certain state, a certain city or a certain campground, it can still be a struggle to find the best option. Lucky for you, that?s why there are companies dedicated to managing tourism websites, camping websites and travel website design.

So, how do you conduct a Google search that results in just the perfect cabin or travel destination for your next trip?

There are a few different thing


Create a Memorable Vacation for the Entire Family-Go Camping!

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When you go camping, you may like to stay in cabins, pitch tents, or crawl into a sleeping bag beneath the stars. While you have probably explored a variety of rustic campgrounds over the years, you may be interested in vacationing at a family-friendly campground this year.

The Outdoor Foundation’s recent survey reported that 67% of its participants spend the most time at public campgrounds. These are popular because they have amenities, organized activities, and the chance to interact with other campers. Furthermore, they are one of the most popular choices for family camping destinations.

Camping resorts are another popular destination for fun family vacations. In additio


Motor Coaches A More Comfortable and Economical Way to Travel

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Charter buses provide a convenient, economical, and energy-efficient means of travel. In addition to providing airport shuttle services, they also transport commuters to-and-from work and school. Charter buses are also an excellent means to enjoy a family reunion, go sightseeing or embark on a college tour.

Currently, there are approximately 751 million motor coach trips taken every year. One of the many reasons for this is that you can travel more comfortably on a bus. There are reclining seats, WIFI, and other amenities available. It’s also nice to know that motor coaches have mobile conference rooms so that you are able to engage in business-related matters w