Guides

Our savvy Xplore Team have filled these travel guides with can't-miss experiences, hidden local gems, and travel tips, whether you're looking for some travel inspiration or your bags are already packed.

Xplore Team - Joe

Welcome to The Cotswolds

As an 'Area of Outstanding National Beauty', The Cotswolds encompass all that is wonderful about the Great British countryside and proves the perfect location for a luxury holiday cottage escape. To help you make the most of your visit, we've handcrafted a sample 3-day itinerary for you to enjoy.

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Xplore Team - Nicole

Why We Love Cape San Blas

Perfect for lounging on the beach or exploring the many wildlife parks, Cape San Blas is the ultimate beach destination. To make the most of your visit, our Xplore expert, Nicole, has complied a 3-day itinerary to ensure that every moment on the 'Forgotten Coast' is absolute paradise.

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Xplore Team - Hannah

Why We Love Big Sky in the Summer

In addition to its unrivaled beauty, Big Sky sits on the doorstep to Yellowstone National Park—giving it one of the coolest next door neighbors in America. Exploring the park, however, is just the beginning of the fun to be found in Big Sky. To help you make the most of your trip, our Xplore Team expert, Hannah, has outlined a sample 3-day itinerary.

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Xplore Team - Jacquie

Why Families will Love Sun Valley in the Summer

Sun Valley has been long thought of as one of the happiest places in America, and, with the gorgeous mountain landscape, welcoming community, and sunny vibe, it’s easy to see why. To help you make the most of your trip, Xplore Team expert Jacquie has outlined a sample 5-day itinerary.

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Xplore Team - Jess

Why We Love Palm Springs

The fabulous home of the Coachella Music Festival and one of TripAdvisor’s top 25 destinations in the U.S., Palm Springs has made its way into the hearts of stars and adventurers alike. This desert oasis is a mecca for outdoor adventure, all year round. Our Xplore Team expert, Jess, has outlined a sample 3-day itinerary to help you make the most of your trip.

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Xplore Team - Jacquie

Why History Buffs Will Love Taos Ski Valley in the Summer

While Taos Ski Valley may be famous for its steep thrills, there is a whole other layer found in this unique destination that history buffs will love. Taos Ski Valley has been home to some fascinating cultures and influential figures, and has done an excellent job preserving its rich history. To help you make the most of your trip, our Xplore Team expert, Jacquie, has outlined a sample 3-day itinerary.

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Xplore Team - Stephen

7 Epic Days in Idaho

Sitting just 30 minutes apart on the eastern border of Idaho, all that lies between Teton Springs Lodge & Spa and South Fork Lodge is a finger of the Teton mountain range. With such a short distance between the two, you’d be remiss not to visit both during your western vacation—and the selection of activities that await you at each will make your visit even more special. To make the most of your trip, our Xplore expert, Stephen, has outlined a sample 7-day itinerary.

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Xplore Team - Hannah

A 7-Day Western National Parks Expedition

The 100th birthday of the National Parks in 2016 has us drooling over the idea of visiting every park possible during this momentous year. With all the wonderful options, it can be hard to know where to begin. We know our fellow nature-lovers are excited to make the most of the centennial, so our Xplore Team expert, Brittany—an expert in the Teton/Yellowstone region—has created a sample 7-day guide through the Grand Teton and Yellowstone National Parks for a summer adventure you’ll never forget.

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