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BEACHES FAMILY RESORTS by Sandals offer Ultra all-inclusive vacations for families. Resorts are located in Jamaica and Turks and Caicos Islands. Click above to learn more online and book online.
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Carnival Cruises - The FUN Ships! With 21 “Fun Ships” in our fleet, Carnival sails to the world’s premier vacation destinations in The Bahamas, Caribbean, Mexico, Alaska, Hawaii and even Europe. When people think of cruises, they think Carnival.

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South Carolina Travel

Hilton Head Island, South Carolina Villa/Condo Rentals
Hilton Head Island condo/villa Rent a privately owned condo at beautiful Hilton Head Island from the owner and SAVE!
CLICK HERE for more information, rates and pictures. Our condo is located at an oceanfront resort on the Atlantic Ocean. Enjoy the beach, large oceanfront pool, tennis, nearby golf courses, great shopping, miles of bicycle trails, eco tours, fantastic dining and much more!

Hilton Head Island Information

Myrtle Beach, South Carolina
Myrtle Beach is South Carolina's family friendly coastal resort city! The Myrtle Beach area is also known as The Grand Strand and includes Myrtle Beach, North Myrtle Beach, Surfside Beach, Garden City, Murrells Inlet, Litchfield Beach, Pawleys Island and Georgetown. It's a 60 mile stretch along the beautiful Atlantic Ocean with plenty of sunny beaches, golf, shopping and fun things to do. Myrtle Beach is one of the most visited beaches on the East Coast. The Greater Myrtle Beach area is OPEN year round... Plan to make your visit soon!

Myrtle Beach Information

Charleston, South Carolina
Charleston is one of the most historical and well-preserved cities in the United States. Charleston has had a starring role in South Carolina & American history since its founding more than 300 years ago.The English established the first permanent European settlement on the Ashley River in 1670. The city's historic district today has barely changed, boasting 73 pre-Revoluntionary buildings, 136 late 18th century structures and over 600 others built in the 1840s. Visitors can tour the city by foot or horse-drawn carriage. Charleston has won numerous awards as one of the top travel destinations in the United States! In Charleston you will be able to tour: historic homes and plantations, USS Yorktown aircraft carrier, revolutionary and civil war forts, and much more.

Charleston Information

Columbia, South Carolina
Columbia is the state capital and largest city in South Carolina. It is located in the geographic center of the state. Founded in 1786 as the site of South Carolina's new capital city, it was one of the first planned cities in the United States and the first city named after Christopher Columbus. Located in the Columbia area: University of South Carolina, Fort Jackson, Lake Murray, Congaree National Park, many museums and parks.

Columbia, SC Information

Colorado Dude Ranch - Waunita Hot Springs
Waunita Hot Springs Dude Ranch Take a real WESTERN vacation for great family fun!
CLICK HERE for an online travelogue. Stay with the Pringle Family at Waunita Hot Springs near Gunnison, Colorado for a week you'll never forget. Daily horseback riding is the featured activity, but there is much more: Outanding scenery, delicious dining, overnight camping trip, whitewater rafting trip on the Taylor River, fishing, hiking, swimming in the large heated pool, 4X4 trip high in the Colorado Rockies, and much more. It's all included for one reasonable price - do all of the activites or as little as you desire. Waunita Hot Springs Ranch is located high in the Colorado Rockies at 8,946 feet elevation.

Visit the Waunita Hot Springs Ranch website for more information and call (970)641-1266 to book your vacation. Be sure to tell them that MEL COKER referred you! The Mel Coker family has visited this wonderful place THREE times!

Waunita Hot Springs Ranch Info from Trip Advisor

Caribbean Vacations

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Barcelo Hotels & Resorts

Barceló Hotels and Resorts are renowned for their well-established European tradition of excellence in service and amenities. Their luxurious all inclusive resorts in Latin American and the Caribbean provide the perfect setting for your beachfront fantasy. The best online rates are guaranteed!
Mexico Barceló All Inclusive Resorts

BlueBay Resorts

BlueBay hotels & resorts redefine the all-inclusive concept with fashionable surroundings, tantalizing tastes of contemporary international cuisine, a host of activities, and unparalleled service. BlueBay resorts are located in: Mexico, Dominican Republic, Cuba, Morocco, and Canary Islands.
Blue Bay Resorts

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Car Rentals

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Vacation Resources

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Do you do lots of driving on your vacations? If so... you MUST get a Garmin GPS. I've got one and it is fantastic!
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