Grand Traverse Resort hosts a city brewery tour

Lake Michigan‘s Grand Traverse Resort and Spa is offering the Traverse City Craft Brewery Tour on April 14, allowing guests to explore the city breweries at the Mackinaw Brewing Company, North Peak Brewing Company, and Right Brain Brewery. If a night out seems like a better option, Traverse will also be hosting the Right Brain Brewery Dinner ($65), a four-course beer-dinner menu, on April 21 at Aerie Restaurant located on the resort.

Dinner will include Short Rib and Smoked Salmon paired with Satisfaction ESB as an appetizer, followed by a Bleu Cheese Wedge salad Paired with In Bruges, a Pale malt with 6.6% ABV. For the entree, guests have the choice of a 12 oz. Prime Rib Au Jus with Creamy Horseradish and Dijon sauces, Delmonico potatoes and Baby Beans with Pancetta and Almonds with Northern Hawk Owl Amber Ale or the Seared Sea Bass with Lemon Citrus Butter, Delmonico Potatoes, and Baby Beans with Pancetta and Almonds alongside the Spiney Norman IPA. Dessert will feature individual cherry pies with Right Brain ice cream. 100 Grand Traverse Village Blvd, Acme, MI 49610. 800-748-0303.  Read More

Cowgirls invited to Sylvan Dale Guest Ranch’s four-day cattle adventure

Sylvan Dale Guest Ranch is offering four days of horseback riding at a working horse and cattle ranch located on 3200 acres in the Rocky Mountain foothills west of Loveland, Colorado. The package dubbed “Cowgirl Round-up” includes scenic trail rides, cattle work, team penning, Gymkhana horseback games, yoga classes, wine and cheese tastings, massages, campfires with S’mores, and a cowboy serenade. The round-up will take place April 12 – 16 and starts at $995 per person. 2939 N. County Rd 31D, Loveland, CO 80538. 970-667-3915.

Luxury Suite International’s Signature’s promotions for the spring

Luxury Suites International in Las Vegas is offering suite rates starting at $79 ($119 on weekends) – amenities at The Signature includes heated pools and spas, covered valet parking, fitness center, 24-hour concierge and in-suite dining, deli, cocktail lounge, Starbucks coffee, and business center. To book call 702-310-3737 (promo code SPRING). 145 E. Harmon Ave., Las Vegas, NV 89109.

Virgin America now flying to Portland from LAX and SFO

Today Virgin America announced a new route from PDX to LAX and SFO. To celebrate the launch, Virgin America is offering fares for $99 each way. Nonstop flights will travel twice daily to Los Angeles and once to San Francisco. Service kicks off on June 5. To book call 1-877-FLY-VIRGIN or visit


Five day photography retreat in the Australian Outback with Richard I’Anson

Author of Lonely Planet‘s Travel Photography, Richard I’Anson, and Australia’s Arkaba Station have partnered up to offer a five-day photography retreat in the Outback. The retreat includes a two night stay at a private homestead property in the Flinders Ranges of South Australia followed by two nights of camping in luxury “swags” and dining in the wilderness. Read More