Need a fast getaway?
Here are three short trips you can take over the weekend
If you're itching to get away but only have a few days to play, here are three destinations for recreation and relaxation.
The six towns that make up California's Napa Valley--Calistoga, St. Helena, Rutherford, Oakville, Yountville, and Napa--lie 45 minutes north of San Francisco San Francisco (săn frănsĭs`kō), city (1990 pop. 723,959), coextensive with San Francisco co., W Calif., on the tip of a peninsula between the Pacific Ocean and San Francisco Bay, which are connected by the strait known as the Golden and are home to premier wine producers, restaurants, resorts, and spas.
Napa is home to quaint bed & breakfast inns like the Victorian manor La Belle La Belle may be a place in the US:
Gourmet dining on the Napa Valley Wine Train The Napa Valley Wine Train is operated by the Napa Valley Railroad (AAR reporting marks NVRR). The train is a privately operated excursion train that runs between Napa and St. Helena, California. (1275 McKinstry St.; 707-253-2111), a lavishly restored Pullman Dining Lounge car, is a must. Let California Wine Tours (800-294-6386) pick you up in a stretch limousine for your tour of area vineyards. Consider Toronto, Canada, for a change of scenery. This city is filled with parks, gardens, and village-style communities. Just four hours from Detroit and 90 minutes by plane from New York New York, state, United States
New York, Middle Atlantic state of the United States. It is bordered by Vermont, Massachusetts, Connecticut, and the Atlantic Ocean (E), New Jersey and Pennsylvania (S), Lakes Erie and Ontario and the Canadian province of , Toronto is one of North America's cleanest and most beautiful cities.
Try top rated Hotel InterContinental Toronto (220 Bloor St. W.; 416-960-5200) in the Yorkville section.
For family fun, head to the Midwest's No. 1 destination, the Wisconsin Dells area, located 55 miles north of Madison.
Great Wolf Lodge & Conference Center (1400 Great Wolf Drive; 800-559-9653) offers all the amenities of an upscale resort--wet bars, big-screen televisions, fireplaces, and Jacuzzis. The African-themed Kalahari Resort Convention Center (1305 Kalahari Drive; 877-253-5466) offers 14 different room styles, specialty shops that feature imported African artifacts artifacts
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