Sailing trip for up to six people, three days, two nights.
Come sail away to the San Juan Islands or the destination of your choice on this classic yacht. You and five friends will enjoy sailing the Salish Sea on the luxurious and historic Orion, a 60 foot yawl built in 1934 by Sparkman & Stephens. Take in the captivating views and keep on the look out for orcas, puffins, eagles and more! Comfortable sleep accommodations onboard with catered meals.
Beautiful handmade rugs such are becoming increasingly rare as more rugs are made by machines. But no machine can match the quality and individuality of hand-crafted items such as this 6 x 7 foot Tibetan rug from Dorjé Contemporary--truly a gem! The soft tones of sand, desert sage and onyx blend together in subtle bands, accented by pearlescent stripes. Woven with Tibetan wool, hemp, and banana fibers at 80 knots per square inch, this durable and stunning rug will decorate your home for many years to come.
Three-night stay at A Bend in the River Lodge in the Methow Valley
Escape to the mountains and The Bend in the River Lodge where you can hike, bike, ski, dream and breathe! Located just outside of Winthrop, this self-catered, dog-friendly lodge offers abundant space for 10-30 people. The 4 bedrooms, 6 bathrooms, sleeping loft, and fully equipped kitchen are all warmly furnished, but don’t be surprised it you spend most of your time outside enjoying the splendor. Amenities include free wi-fi, satellite TV and DVD player, gas grill, W/D, and cross-country ski waxing gear.
One week stay at a log cabin near Sula, Montana
The great outdoors is calling your name! Come ski, fish, hike and more under the open sky of Montana. Enjoy a week stay with friends and family at a 3 bedroom and 2 bath log cabin on the east fork of the Bitterroot River. This stunning location is great all year round. Located only one hour from Missoula and close to Anaconda Pintler Wilderness Area, Lost Trail Ski Resort and Chief Josheph cross-country ski trails, you’ll have your choice of adventures.
Two night stay at Gunn Ranch and half day in the field with wildlife biologist Scott Fitkin
Boldly go where few have gone before. Come discover the wolf pack of Methow Valley while accompanying wildlife biologist Scott Fitkin on a half day of field work. You might be radio-tracking, completed howling surveys, assisting in remote camera work, or snow tracking wolves and other species. When you’re not in the field, you can enjoy the charming accommodations of Gunn Ranch, a 400-acre property in Winthrop overlooking the Methow Valley. The home sleeps up to 12 people, has a fully-equipped kitchen, wood burning stove, two bathrooms and stunning views. Suggested limit of six people for hike.
Two night stay for two at Sooke Harbour House, bottle of red and white wine, cellar tour, and four course dinner.
Come and see why Sooke Harbour House at Whiffin Spit Beach on Vancouver Island, BC has won the Wine Spectator Grand Award since 2000. Enjoy "luxury with a conscience" in this environmentally friendly setting with edible organic gardens, an unconventional art gallery and spa services. Your two night stay includes: a room with an ocean view, breakfast in the comfort of your room each morning, a sommelier's choice bottle of red and white wine, a tour of their award-winning cellar, artisan cheeses and fruit plate, two Riedel glasses, a Wine and Cheese Reference Guide, and a four-course dinner at Sooke Harbor House Restaurant--voted the best Vancouver Island restaurant by Vancouver Magazine. Valid only Sept, Nov, or Dec 2010.
Five-night stay in family home near the Loomis State Forest
Come see first hand the beauty of the land that Craig Romano of Backpacker magazine calls “priceless.” Stay for five nights at the Callaghan’s “Apple Grove” home near the high country of the Loomis State Forest and overlooking the spectacular Sinlahekin Valley and Palmer Lake. The house has three bedrooms and three bathrooms, which comfortably sleeps 8. Enjoy fly fishing at Chopaka Lake, hiking in the Pasayten Wilderness, wildlife viewing in the Sinlahekin Wildlife Area, and perhaps even some cross-country skiing.