Freeport In The Bahamas

Written by Clint Leung

Freeport in Grand Bahama Island isrepparttar closest of allrepparttar 142998 Bahamas torepparttar 142999 USA. A quick 45 minute flight from Fort Lauderdale or Miami will get you into Freeport. It is a very popular destination because of its close proximity andrepparttar 143000 fact that US dollars are widely accepted. There are two main clusters of hotels and resorts on Grand Bahama Island. One is atrepparttar 143001 Port Lucaya area located onrepparttar 143002 south shore of island andrepparttar 143003 other is near downtown Freeport which is more inland. There are also other individual resorts scattered aroundrepparttar 143004 west and south shores ofrepparttar 143005 97 by 17 mile island.

I have traveled to Freeport twice and stayed inrepparttar 143006 Port Lucaya area both times. Most ofrepparttar 143007 hotels here are next torepparttar 143008 Port Lucaya Marketplace which is a collection of restaurants, boutiques and other retail services. In addition torepparttar 143009 higher end retail, there are also small outdoor vendors selling cheaper goods such as souvenirs and t-shirts. One should be aware that much ofrepparttar 143010 items available for sale from these vendors are not actually made inrepparttar 143011 Bahamas but overseas in Asia. There is also a nice sized marina here for those coming torepparttar 143012 island via private boat. For those interested in scuba diving,repparttar 143013 Unexso operator is very convenient since it is located next torepparttar 143014 marketplace. There are also deep sea fishing excursions offered here as well. Atrepparttar 143015 center ofrepparttar 143016 marketplace isrepparttar 143017 Count Basie Square where free entertainment is featured on some evenings. A casino is on location here as well. The white sand beach is quite nice with no rocks inrepparttar 143018 water but it could use some cleaning up since I did see some cigarette butts and small litter scattered around. This is also true for some ofrepparttar 143019 areas aroundrepparttar 143020 Port Lucaya area in general as it seems that nobody wants to take responsibility for bottles and other trash visible to tourists.

Gatlinburg Cabin Rental

Written by Dani Martin

Gatlinburg cabin rental options range from old-fashioned rustic “log cabins” to cottages, Swiss-style Chalets, and upscale condominiums full of luxurious modern amenities. In addition, hotel and motel rooms are also available for rent in Gatlinburg, a favorite cabin rental destination located in eastern Tennessee. Gatlinburg boasts instant access to beautiful scenery, outdoor activities, shopping, and dining.

While many modern cabins have sprouted up, there are still cabins in Gatlinburg that date back more than two centuries. Founded inrepparttar 1800s as White Oaks and later renamed Gatlinburg,repparttar 142997 charming town began attracting recreational visitors withrepparttar 142998 opening ofrepparttar 142999 Great Smoky Mountains National Park in 1934. Inrepparttar 143000 past few decades Gatlinburg has developed into a top-notch vacation spot that welcomes visitors year-round.

In renting your Gatlinburg cabin, you haverepparttar 143001 choice of a private tucked-away cabin or a more community-centered vacation. Some resort communities feature swimming pool, clubhouses, meeting rooms as well as central patios. Cabins located within such communities are spaced apart to ensure maximum privacy and peacefulness. explains that many different types of lodging plans are available: single and double occupancies, family-oriented vacations, corporate rentals, and exclusive wedding and honeymoon packages. Gatlinburg cabin rentals with one bedroom are typically priced from $110 to 150 per night. Two bedroom cabins are typically priced from $120 to $170 per night. Larger family packages, such as three and four bedroom cabins tend to range from $130 through $250 per night, and wedding and honeymoon packages can range anywhere from $250 to over $1,000 for an entire stay.

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