The Inn at Little Washington, Virginia

Staying at the Inn at Little Washington has always been a dream of mine. When my mom's 75th birthday was approaching, I asked her where in the world she would like to go. She thought about it for about 30 seconds and then emphatically suggested, the Inn at Little Washington! I was equally game and …

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Blackberry Mountain: Glamping in your own Private National Park!

Many of my clients have been asking me about the new Blackberry Mountain and I just could not wait to get this recap of my recent stay published while I am still in a Blackberry state of mind!! Beautiful interiors all thoughtfully designed and with views in mind - Blackberry Mountain is inviting year round! …

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Lake Kora – Historic Adirondack Great Camp Escape!

Resort to Laura Madrid is always on the hunt for magical places to take over on an exclusive basis for THAT fitting occasion. Many of my clients are thinking about that BIG BIRTHDAY, multi-generational gathering, or another lifetime milestone to celebrate with loved ones. From ranches, to private islands, to villas and chalets, I pride …

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Twin Farms: Heaven found in Vermont!

Welcome to Twin Farms - A Relais & Chateaux country estate about an hour or so from Burlington, VT in the charming town of Barnard. The Welcome at Twin Farms keeps on giving - hand crafted chocolates from the in-house pastry chef, guests of Resort to Laura Madrid are always welcomed with Dom Perginon, and …

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New York – DOWNTOWN – Four Seasons Preferred Partner Leadership Forum

One of the things that insures you are exceptionally well cared for when you travel, is my relationship with the top hoteliers around the globe. My agency is affiliated with the very best luxury hotels in the world, including Four Seasons Hotels and Resorts which is near and dear to my heart. Yes, the product …

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CHICAGO – Christmas in the Windy City

Chicago is a fabulous city. Some say it has replaced New York as America's most food forward city! There is a thriving restaurant and bar scene, shopping is fantastic, you can see Hamilton at a fraction of the cost of seeing it on Broadway, the architecture is gorgeous, and there is no shortage of spectacular …

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Napa & Sonoma: Stronger than Ever!

Did you know that the United States is the world's 4th largest wine producer? California is the heartbeat of US production with wines competing among the world's best! This visit took me back to the North Coast to see what was happening following the horrific fires of fall 2017.  I can say that Napa and …

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Deer Valley Delights!

Deer Valley does indeed delight for so many reasons.  My top reasons for loving Deer Valley besides the obvious variety of fantastic terrain on 400 miles of trails to ski are as follows: Flying is simple! Multiple airlines fly into Salt Lake City International Airport and it happens to be a major hub for Delta, …

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New York City: Boutique is Better!

New York is always a good idea and always offers something fresh and exciting! Just before the holidays is a particularly festive time as the window shops and lights come alive and the weather is still reasonably comfortable for long strolls! This trip was twofold for me! We celebrated my fabulous mother-in-law's 70th birthday and …

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Cycling Sonoma & Napa: A Backroads Adventure!

I send dozens of my clients on Backroads Trips, and this past week I was finally able to experienced one of these magnificent trips firsthand. This was a group of 18 women in Sonoma and Napa Valley riding bikes between wineries, so honestly, what is not to love?  Yet the attention to detail and the quality that …

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