Cool Vacation Spots

Cool Vacation Spots #1:

What could be cooler than a beer adventure vacation to some of the world's best beer destinations? has a number of beer adventure trips to Germany, Belgium, Czech Republic, and the Netherlands.

In the U.S. they have a beer trip to Montana which features riverside beer tastings as well as whitewater rafting, biking and fishing in the Big Sky Country.

You can join with other beer lovers and local beer experts for a fun experience learning about the history and culture of top beer industry locations.

You will have guided walking tours, meet with local home brewers, "lunch" several times a day at various pubs and enjoy all the local hospitality.

Cool Vacation Spots #2:

Country music fans will love Nashville’s Fan Fair. This is four days of music, autograph signing and photo opportunities with top country music stars.

Country music artists are known for appreciating their loyal fans and the Fan Fair is their chance to really show it. Many of them spend hours signing autographs and taking pictures with their fans.

There is over 40 hours of live music shows on the Riverfront Stages overlooking the Cumberland River. Fan Fair is held every year during the middle of June.

Nashville is known as "Music City U.S.A." and Fan Fair Festival is a great place to enjoy a country music mini vacation.

Cool Vacation Spots #3:

Looking for music oriented vacation ideas? Spend a week with a celebrity musician learning how to be a real rocker. At Rock 'n' Roll Fantasy Camp you engage in group instruction with people such as Brian Wilson of the Beach Boys or Slash of Guns N'Roses. You will have the opportunity to write and play an original song. Perform on stage at an actual rock event.

There are jam sessions, class sessions, and rehearsals in a professional studio and lots of opportunities for celebrity photos and autographs. Live like a rock star on your next vacation.

Cool Vacation Spots #4:

Take part in the grand experiment started by Italian architect Paola Soleri in 1970. Arcosanti is an experimental town seventy miles north of Phoenix, Arizona. Ecology is the goal with experiments and exhibits. When completed, five thousand people will live on 25 acres of Arcosanti's 4060 acre land preserve.

You can take guided tours of the facilities, museums and galleries. Or actually participate in the creation through week long workshops, Elderhostel programs, one week seminars or 5 week long workshops. As a visitor you will learn and help build this one-of-a-kind earth-friendly urban laboratory.

Cool Vacation Spots #5:

Instead of sightseeing on your next vacation, why not go on a trip of discovery and learning with Road Scholar. This non-profit organization offers educational travel adventures which are designed for Baby Boomers who want to truly experience a destination in a non-tourist-oriented way.

A Road Scholar journey can be many things.

  • An Alabama golf trip on The Robert Trent Jones Golf Trail with professional golf instruction and a learning experience at Auburn University Turfgrass Research Unit.
  • An exploration trip to the remote villages of Papua New Guinea, "the Last Unknown"
  • Board the expedition ship M.V. Polar Star for a unique exploration of Britain’s most remote and exotic coastal spots.
  • Travel to India for one-to-one intimate interaction with a cross-section of everyday people that make up the Indian society.
Road Scholar has a wide variety of programs that will take you beyond the tourist spots to experience what really makes up this wonderful world we live in.

Cool Vacation Spots #6:

Here's a very unusual and ecologically responsible vacation idea. Sleep in an igloo shaped "pod" on the side of a wintery snow covered mountain. Whitepod camp resort offers this very unique way to enjoy the beautiful Swiss Alps.

Your cozy and intimate camp pod sleeps two to eight people, is heated by a wood burning stove and uses an oil lamp for light. This is a wonderful opportunity to experience the solitude, tranquility and breathtaking views of the mountains.

Whitepod offers campfire yoga sessions, spa treatments, running trails and fitness sessions - all designed to take advantage of the incredible wilderness setting. If you want more adventurous activities they have a variety available including a private ski run with two lifts.

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