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Marriott’s Maui Ocean Club; History, Beauty and Fun

maui-oceanLocated on the island of Maui, Hawaii, Marriott’s Maui Ocean Club is situated near some of most the beautiful and exciting offerings of paradise. Sightseeing, golf, gorgeous beaches, historic towns, and helicopter tours are just some of the activities at your disposal. The resort offers 1-bedroom and 2-bedroom villas featuring a private lanai in each suite.

Take a trip to Lahaina Historic Town, most of which is free, and explore one of Hawaii’s most historic landmarks. The old capital of Hawaii, it has 1000 years of rich history, and its Front Street was voted one of the “Top Ten American Streets” by the American Planning Association. With restaurants, shops, and beaches, Lahaina accounts for almost 80% of Maui tourism yearly.

If you would like to see the whole island, head over to Air Maui and take a helicopter tour. Explore a dormant volcano, rainforests, waterfalls, and the stunning coastline. Air Maui even offers a dinner package!

maui-parasailingAnother way to get a breathtaking view of the island is over the water. Hop on a parasailing adventure and enjoy the view with the wind in your hair. Float from 800 to 1200 feet above the ocean and check out the island and the two neighboring islands of Lanai and Molokai.

For those looking to hit one or all of Maui’s beautiful golf courses, Ka’anapali Golf Course is less than a half mile from the resort, Kapalua Golf Corse is just about a mile, and The Dunes at Maui Lani is just a short drive at 26 miles.

maui-palm-treesAfter a day sightseeing, hitting the links or waves, relax and visit one of the resort’s bars or restaurants, or get pampered at the on-site Hale Mana Wellness Center. Enjoying a relaxing spa treatment is the perfect way to end your day in this tropical paradise.

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Written by Shawn Romanick, Web Author

Grand Canyon National Park: A Natural Wonder

grand-canyon-national-parkConsidered one of the natural wonders of the world because of its natural geological features, Grand Canyon National Park in Arizona receives close to 5 million visitors annually. At 277 river miles long and at times 18 miles wide and 1 mile deep, this national landmark is truly breathtaking. There is plenty to do and see here and many ways to do it.

On the South Rim, which is open year round, a great way to get down and see the canyon is a mule trip. You can take the Canyon Vistas Ride, a 3 grand-canyon-muleshour ride around the rim of the canyon. If you feel like spending the night, the Overnight Ride takes you to the bottom where you will stay at the Phantom Ranch.

The Trail of Time, a geology exhibit that opened in 2010 is a great way to learn about the past of the canyon and its formations over time. Walking west from the Yavapai Geology Museum you go backwards in time, from the present to the canyon’s beginnings, while walking east you experience it from past to present. Stop and check out historic Grand Canyon Village, it is situated about halfway from each side.

grand-canyon-colorado-riverIf you want a more adventurous view of Grand Canyon National Park, there are whitewater trips lasting from 3-18 days or half-day smooth water trips from Glen Canyon Dam to Lees Ferry, and those can be arranged by any Lodge in the park, but the whitewater tours will require a reservation. For a more leisurely experience, you can book one of the more relaxing rowing excursions.

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Written by Shawn Romanick, Web Author

Fantastic U.S. Destinations for Foodies

There are many reasons people love to travel: relaxation, visiting beaches, learning about history, exploring new cultures and experiencing new things. Some of us out there love our food, and there are many places in the United States worth traveling to just to take in some world class dining.

Eastern U.S.

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania may be internationally known for its cheese steaks, but there is much more to dining in this blue collar city. Fantastic new brewpubs dot the city’s streets, mixing great fare paired with some tasty beers. Reading Terminal Market has always been a staple of Philadelphia. The Market is home to America’s best sandwich according to The Travel Channel, at DiNic’s Roast Pork.

Western U.S.

Los Angeles, California

Los Angeles, California

Los Angeles, California is known for its diverse restaurant culture. From five star dining to food trucks, to a modern take of almost anything you can think of, L.A. is a food lover’s paradise. Dine on fresh seafood or sushi, taste some Korean or Vietnamese, the possibilities here are endless. In most places you will enjoy a relaxed atmosphere no matter how much money you are spending.

Portland, Oregon

Portland, Oregon

Known mainly for their coffee and easy going lifestyle, Portland, Oregon is a great place for every kind of food enthusiast. There are great gastro pubs with plenty on tap and amazing farm-to-table restaurants. Plus Portland is home to some of the country’s best fast food joints, where quality is not lost over speed. If you are an adventurous diner, Portland doesn’t disappoint.

Southern U.S.

Houston, Texas

Houston, Texas

For some of the best Mexican food in the U.S.A, Houston, Texas is a sure fire winner, but that’s not all. There are many top notch Chinese and Vietnamese restaurants in the city, as well as Asian-Cajun inspired seafood boils. With Houston’s proximity to New Orleans and many Hurricane Katrina transplants now residing in the city, you can be sure to get some amazing Creole right here!

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Written by Shawn Romanick, Web Author

Marriott’s Aruba Ocean Club – Not Just for Families

Aruba BeachLocated on Palm Beach in beautiful, sunny Aruba, Marriott’s Aruba Ocean Club puts you in the heart of all the fun this island paradise has to offer. Casinos, water sports, shopping, dining, festival parades, and activities for the kids are just some of the things available to you in this 21 mile strip. Back at the resort, one and two bedroom villas offer fully equipped kitchens and accommodate up to 8 guests (4 guests in the one bedroom) to provide the perfect home base for your vacation.

I would like to focus on some of the more adult oriented adventures for those of us who enjoy letting loose once in a while. Not all of us have children, and let’s face it, those that do can use a break every now and then!

Aruba CasinoThere are quite a few casinos in Aruba, so whether you want to try your hand at some slots or have a seat at a blackjack or poker table, buying a timeshare in Palm Beach, Aruba is the perfect fit. Look no further than the Marriott Resort to visit the Stellaris Casino, or venture out to the Renaissance Mall to the Crystal Casino or the Seaport Casino in the Renaissance Marketplace.

Feel like a night out on the town? For some live jazz music be sure to check out Soprano’s Piano Bar. If you want to move your feet and party, then Senior Frog’s or Gusto dance clubs are located right in Palm Beach Village. And if rock is more your style, stop by the Hard Rock Café. I prefer a nice Dutch pub setting myself, and Rembrandt Café is just that, located near the South Beach center in Palm Beach.

Aruba PelicanIf you are looking to buy a Marriott’s Aruba Ocean Club timeshare, whether as a great family destination, or as a fun-filled adult getaway, Premier Timeshare Resale and our licensed RE/MAX agents are here to help. Contact us anytime with any questions about your perfect Palm Beach, Aruba vacation!

Written by Shawn Romanick, Web Author

Zion: Experience Utah’s First National Park

Zion National Park 1Zion National Park, located in Utah just north of the Arizona border, is the state’s oldest and most popular national park. The park, centered by the Zion Canyon which cuts through red colored Navajo Sandstone, is a must see for any nature lover planning a trip to Utah. With mountains, canyons, rivers, and natural arches being just a few of the amazing natural things, it is well worth visiting time and time again.

The Kolob Canyons section of the park is a great way to explore the more serene side of Zion. After a required stop at the Kolob Canyons Visitor Center, hike into this designated Wilderness area of the park. Much quieter than the Zion Canyon section, it is perfect for those looking for a little more solitude. Experience natural cascading falls, canyon streams, and amazing peaks over twenty miles of trails for you to traverse and enjoy.

Zion National Park NarrowsIf you would like to see Zion National Park’s most popular attraction, Zion Canyon, A hike through The Narrows is a great way to do so. This narrowest section of Zion Canyon, with its thousand foot high walls can be seen by walking a wheelchair accessible walk for a mile, or by hiking the actual Virgin River, but note that you will be getting wet, and maybe even wading in some spots.

If you are a canyoneer, or interested in canyoneering, Zion National Park is a wonderful place to explore. Canyoneering, an activity that involves rappelling, hiking, swimming, and problem solving is a challenging and fun way to enjoy the outdoors. Visit The Narrows above The Temple of Sinawava to get an introduction to the slot canyons of the park.

Zion National Park 2Buying a timeshare resale in Utah is a great way to visit this park, and the many others Utah has to offer, year after year. Premier Timeshare Resale and our licensed agents can help you find the perfect Utah timeshare at a fraction of the cost. Contact us with any questions!

Written by Shawn Romanick, Web Author

Experience Beautiful Newport Beach in California

Newport Coast-Newport Beach2If you are looking to have some fun in the sun, you can’t go wrong with a vacation to the lovely Newport Beach, California. With temperatures ranging from the 60s in the winter months to mid-70s in the summer, the climate is comfortable whenever you choose to visit. Plan to stay at Marriott’s Newport Coast Villas where one and two bedroom units offer all the comforts of home.

The Beaches

Newport Coast offers a variety of beaches whether you are looking to sunbathe and relax, go for a swim, or hit the waves, the options are plenty.

Corona Del Mar State Beach boasts 30 acres and offers a half mile long beach to accommodate all of your Oceanside activities. Go for a scuba dive or play some volleyball, you can’t go wrong visiting this beach which has been a filming location for many TV shows and movies.

Newport Coast-Laguna BeachLittle Corona Beach, nestled at the bottom of a cliff, offers a small protected area perfect for families and those who want to dive and explore the reefs. At the top of the cliff don’t forget to take in the breathtaking ocean views!

These are just a couple of the many beaches in the Newport Beach region, all worth taking the time to go and take in some sun.

See the Sights

With so much to see and do in Newport Coast, as well as surrounding Orange County, you will never have a dull day!

Visit the Orange County Museum of Art and take in some of the contemporary California art, or bring the kids to one of the many regularly held events for children.

If you feel like trying some of that famous California wine, visit the family owned and operated Orange Coast winery. They hold events throughout the year as well as offering tastings by the glass or by the bottle.

Newport Coast-Newport BeachHead out for some fun and hit the Balboa Beach boardwalk, situated on the Balboa Peninsula. The boardwalk hosts many shops and restaurants as well as an arcade, a beach, and the Balboa Fun Zone, an amusement area with bungee rides, a Ferris wheel, among many other rides.

At the end of a long day of sightseeing, head over to Gondola Adventures and take a romantic and relaxing gondola ride, eat some dinner as the sun sets, complete with gondolier if you choose.

These are just a handful of the many things to see, do, and experience in Newport Beach, California, and owning a vacation property in the region is the best way to take advantage of it all. Contact the experienced agents at Premier Timeshare Resale today to find the perfect timeshare resale property for your needs.

Written by: Shawn Romanick, web author

Must Visit Mountain Biking Destinations in the U.S.

The United States has a vast array of destinations for those who like to be in the outdoors. Snowboarding, skiing, camping, fishing and boating are all great ways to get out and see the water, countrysides and hilltops. One fast growing way to explore all of these things is on a mountain bike. There are trails around the U.S. for mountain biking beginners to seasoned riders, and here are some of the best.

Crested Butte-mountain biking Crested Butte, Colorado has been a popular mountain biking destination since the 1970s and is host to the Fat Tire Bike Week, the oldest biking festival in the country. More than 750 miles of trails dot the countryside, ranging from easy trails winding across the landscape to difficult rides climbing to 13,000 feet. The Evolution Bike Park features 30 miles of downhill and cross country trails. The town itself is small and quaint, with friendly locals and delicious eateries.

Park City-mountain bikingKnown worldwide as a premier winter destination, Park City, Utah offers a lot more than downhill winter sports and the famous Sundance Film Festival. With over 400 miles of interconnected single track trails, it is no wonder Park City was named a gold status ‘Ride Center” by the International Mountain Bicycling Association. There is something for everyone here, lift assisted riding, gorgeous cross country to challenging inclines and descents. Stop by main street for some great grub and some drinks.

Moab-mountain bikingThe red rocks of Moab, Utah are a site to behold, and there is no better way to experience them than riding them. It’s possible to ride Moab year round, but the best time is in spring and summer. Hit some of the beginner or more advanced trails or ride The Whole Enchilada, which starts at 1,000 feet, climbs you to 1,400 feet, and descends you over several trails and terrain. You can ride to the magnificent Arches National park, but bikes are only allowed on the roads once you arrive. There are many microbrews and fantastic dining in the area after a long day of riding.

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Written by Shawn Romanick, Web Author