Travel Destinations – Katy Lifestyles & Homes magazine http://katylifestylesandhomes.com Katy Texas Lifestyles & Homes magazine Fri, 01 Dec 2017 17:23:04 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=4.4.13 Big Sky, Montana http://katylifestylesandhomes.com/big-sky-montana/ Fri, 01 Dec 2017 10:15:48 +0000 http://katylifestylesandhomes.com/?p=24134 Wide-open winter High in the Northern Rockies, the small town of Big Sky, Montana – population 2,300 – offers some of the biggest skiing in the U.S. on the wide-open slopes of Lone Peak. Envisioned and built by legendary NBC News anchor Chet Huntley, Big Sky Resort opened in December 1973. In the decades since, […]

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The Quintess Collection http://katylifestylesandhomes.com/the-quintess-collection/ Wed, 01 Nov 2017 09:15:39 +0000 http://katylifestylesandhomes.com/?p=23939 Where Travel Dreams Come True By Cheryl Alexander These days, time is a coveted luxury. Just as important is where, with whom and how you spend your time. At Quintess, they believe that when it’s time to get away, you should enjoy every minute to the fullest — which is why they offer luxury travel […]

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Fabulous Fall Getaway http://katylifestylesandhomes.com/fabulous-fall-getaway/ Fri, 01 Sep 2017 08:48:39 +0000 http://katylifestylesandhomes.com/?p=23602 Sun-Drenched Southern California Climate Text by Noelle Valentine | Photography courtesy of Pelican Hill When September rolls around, Houstonians are ready to feel the chill of the fall’s first cool front. Summer is over; the kids are back in school; and we can begin to plan our next getaway. One place that always brings the […]

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Moody Gardens Kicks Off Summer with a Big Splash http://katylifestylesandhomes.com/moody-gardens-kicks-off-summer-with-a-big-splash/ Sat, 01 Jul 2017 08:48:39 +0000 http://katylifestylesandhomes.com/?p=23256 Palm Beach Opens And New Aquarium Pyramid Treasures Are Revealed Guests are invited to kick off their summer with a splash at Moody Gardens with the recent openings of Palm Beach and the newly renovated Aquarium Pyramid.   PALM BEACH The Moody Gardens summer hot spot – and private beach – is open for the […]

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Enjoy Fun-Filled Days and Lazy Nights at The Woodlands Resort this Summer http://katylifestylesandhomes.com/enjoy-fun-filled-days-and-lazy-nights-at-the-woodlands-resort-this-summer-2/ Mon, 01 May 2017 08:48:39 +0000 http://katylifestylesandhomes.com/?p=22918 An Enchanted Oasis Minutes From Houston, But Worlds Apart As temperatures begin to heat up in Texas, so does the fun at The Woodlands® Resort. Located just 30 minutes north of downtown Houston and set among 350 wooded acres, this fully renovated resort is the number one choice for families throughout Texas looking for a […]

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Los Sueños Resort and Marina http://katylifestylesandhomes.com/los-suenos-resort-marina/ Sat, 01 Apr 2017 08:48:39 +0000 http://katylifestylesandhomes.com/?p=22735 A Costa Rican Dream Come True By Cheryl Alexander Los Sueños Resort and Marina is a destination resort community that doesn’t disappoint. In fact, when considering the most listed items from a “dream vacation” checklist, Los Sueños scores 100 percent. Ease of access — Check. To get to Costa Rica, fly direct for three hour […]

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Ski Time at Angel Fire http://katylifestylesandhomes.com/ski-time-at-angel-fire/ Fri, 02 Dec 2016 02:10:39 +0000 http://katylifestylesandhomes.com/?p=22085 New Mexico Resort Offers Snowy Fun For The Whole Family By Elizabeth Anthony Angel Fire Resort, located in the southern Rocky Mountains of New Mexico, has been named one of the “Top 25 Best Family Friendly Ski Resorts in America” by Vacation Guides of America. The resort opened in 1966 as a small ski destination […]

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A Sanctuary for the Senses http://katylifestylesandhomes.com/a-sanctuary-for-the-senses/ Wed, 02 Nov 2016 01:10:39 +0000 http://katylifestylesandhomes.com/?p=21914 Banyan Tree Mayakoba Fuses Asian Hospitality With The Magic Of The Riviera Maya By Noelle Valentine Imagine a setting with pristine shores, a warm sun and a soft Caribbean breeze where robust species of plant and animal life thrive in the ​​freshwater lagoons, mangroves, natural dunes and intricate coral reefs of an intricately protected ecosystem. […]

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Winter in Whistler http://katylifestylesandhomes.com/winter-in-whistler/ Sun, 02 Oct 2016 01:10:39 +0000 http://katylifestylesandhomes.com/?p=21705 Find pristine snow, adventure, culture, nature and leisure in this British Columbian mountain resort By Noelle Valentine From its humble beginnings as a fishing lodge in 1914, to being center stage for the 2010 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games, Whistler, British Columbia, has always been considered a special place and outstanding destination for adventurous spirits. […]

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Pelican Hill Serves Up Italian Riviera with West Coast Style http://katylifestylesandhomes.com/pelican-hill-serves-up-italian-riviera-with-west-coast-style/ Fri, 02 Sep 2016 01:10:39 +0000 http://katylifestylesandhomes.com/?p=21542 Resort’s Fall Festa dell’Autunno brings Tuscany to Southern California Text by Noelle Valentine Photography courtesy of Pelican Hill When September rolls around, Houstonians are ready to feel the chill of the fall’s first cool front. Summer is over; the kids are back in school; and we can begin to plan our next getaway. One place […]

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Destination: U.S. Virgin Islands http://katylifestylesandhomes.com/destination-u-s-virgin-islands/ Tue, 02 Aug 2016 01:10:39 +0000 http://katylifestylesandhomes.com/?p=21419 Rich History, Diverse Activities And Picturesque Beaches Close To Home By Cheryl Alexander Year-round warm temperatures (77°F /winter; 82°F /summer), sugar white sand beaches, ease of travel and a variety of accommodations, culinary experiences and land/sea adventures make the U.S. Virgin Islands (USVI) one of the most desirable places in the world to get away. […]

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Get Lost on Florida’s Perdido Key http://katylifestylesandhomes.com/get-lost-on-floridas-perdido-key/ Sat, 02 Jul 2016 01:10:39 +0000 http://katylifestylesandhomes.com/?p=21289 Lost Key Golf & Beach Club offers lush golf greens, sugar-sand beaches and crystal blue waters By Noelle Valentine Conquistadors, buccaneers, native Americans, colonists and sailors once laid claim to the white sugar sand beaches and turquoise waters of Northwest Florida’s Gulf Coast known as Perdido Key. This snow white beach strip is almost 60 […]

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Introducing VieVage Los Cabos http://katylifestylesandhomes.com/vievage-los-cabos/ Thu, 02 Jun 2016 01:10:39 +0000 http://katylifestylesandhomes.com/?p=21106 Resort’s Model Residence Now Open In This Vibrant Baja Setting By Noel Valentine An intimate new beachfront resort has announced that its model residence – the first of its collection of unique, beachfront villas – is now open on a treasured stretch of sand on the southern tip of Mexico’s Baja Peninsula. SV Capital, a […]

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Enjoy Fun-Filled Days and Lazy Nights at The Woodlands Resort this Summer http://katylifestylesandhomes.com/enjoy-fun-filled-days-and-lazy-nights-at-the-woodlands-resort-this-summer/ Mon, 02 May 2016 01:10:39 +0000 http://katylifestylesandhomes.com/?p=20966 Angel Fire Resort, located in the southern Rocky Mountains of New Mexico, has been named one of the “Top 25 Best Family Friendly Ski Resorts in America” by Vacation Guides of America.

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Springtime at Angel Fire http://katylifestylesandhomes.com/springtime-at-angel-fire/ Wed, 02 Mar 2016 02:10:39 +0000 http://katylifestylesandhomes.com/?p=20496 Angel Fire Resort, located in the southern Rocky Mountains of New Mexico, has been named one of the “Top 25 Best Family Friendly Ski Resorts in America” by Vacation Guides of America.

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Las Residencias Golf & Beach Club http://katylifestylesandhomes.com/las-residencias-golf-and-beach-club/ Tue, 02 Feb 2016 01:10:39 +0000 http://katylifestylesandhomes.com/?p=20430 As if the climate and natural beauty weren’t enough, each May fans flock to the Florida sun for a chance to catch a glimpse of golf’s most illustrious champions ...

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TPC Sawgrass/ THE PLAYERS Championship http://katylifestylesandhomes.com/tpc-sawgrass-the-players-championship/ Sat, 02 Jan 2016 01:10:39 +0000 http://katylifestylesandhomes.com/?p=20153 As if the climate and natural beauty weren’t enough, each May fans flock to the Florida sun for a chance to catch a glimpse of golf’s most illustrious champions ...

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The Jewel of the Golden Isles http://katylifestylesandhomes.com/the-jewel-of-the-golden-isles/ Wed, 02 Dec 2015 01:10:39 +0000 http://katylifestylesandhomes.com/?p=19810 Sea Island Offers Visitors Southern Hospitality That Never Goes Out Of Style By Noelle Valentine Sea Island – a private, coastal Georgia resort island – is an exceptional destination appealing to those who appreciate gracious service and heartfelt Southern hospitality. Home to two of the Top 10 resorts in the continental U.S., as recognized in […]

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Mayakoba, the Venice of the Yucatan http://katylifestylesandhomes.com/mayakoba-the-venice-of-the-yucatan-2/ Mon, 02 Nov 2015 01:10:39 +0000 http://katylifestylesandhomes.com/?p=19596 Mayakoba offers eco-friendly family fun in Riviera Maya By Elizabeth Anthony Mayakoba is located in romantic and picturesque Riviera Maya, Mexico’s foremost beach destination fronting the Caribbean Sea and only a short 40-minute drive from Cancun International Airport. Along this coast, home to the second-largest coral reef in the world, Mayakoba is distinctive for being […]

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Hill Country Getaway http://katylifestylesandhomes.com/hill-country-getaway/ Fri, 02 Oct 2015 00:10:39 +0000 http://katylifestylesandhomes.com/?p=19088 Lakeway Resort and Spa provides relaxation, rejuvenation and recreation By Elizabeth Anthony Lakeway Resort and Spa is nestled in the Texas Hill Country just 30 minutes west of downtown Austin and along the shoreline of beautiful Lake Travis. The award-winning, AAA Four Diamond venue is the perfect location for a successful and invigorating meeting or […]

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Summertime at Las Verandas http://katylifestylesandhomes.com/summertime-at-las-verandas/ Thu, 02 Jul 2015 00:10:17 +0000 http://katylifestylesandhomes.com/?p=18267 By Elizabeth Anthony Just off the Caribbean Coast of Honduras is Roatán, the largest of the Bay Islands, where spectacular diving and snorkeling draw visitors from around the world. The island is completely surrounded by a large reef system that is part of the Mesoamerican reef – the second-largest barrier reef in the world – […]

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Fly Fishing Paradise http://katylifestylesandhomes.com/fly-fishing-paradise/ Tue, 02 Jun 2015 00:10:17 +0000 http://katylifestylesandhomes.com/?p=17916 Grab Your Basket And Pole And Get Yourself To Jackson Hole By Elizabeth Anthony Jackson Hole, Wyoming, is a singularly beautiful, special place – unlike any destination in the world. Located along the border of Wyoming and Idaho, Jackson Hole is the valley floor between the Teton Mountain Range and the Snake River. The name […]

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Even More Summer Fun at The Woodlands Resort! http://katylifestylesandhomes.com/even-more-summer-fun-at-the-woodlands-resort/ Sat, 02 May 2015 00:10:17 +0000 http://katylifestylesandhomes.com/?p=14863532b919a56c1b535ef4e0d242c537895ee0381953a84bed4998a53dba2334379d53f4f7b735536542479c9794f354402bd9357275478ffd4169e3549d912b83cb9550c5502465a0553afd274420b $75 Million Renovation Transforms Family-Fun Destination The Woodlands® Resort & Conference Center’s all-encompassing $75-million plus expansion and renovation, completed at the end of 2014, is transforming the already-acclaimed Resort into a premier family-fun destination in the Houston region. The 20-month renovation and expansion re-imagined virtually every aspect of the property, including a new wing of […]

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Celebrating Spring in Los Cabos http://katylifestylesandhomes.com/celebrating-spring-in-los-cabos/ Thu, 02 Apr 2015 00:10:17 +0000 http://katylifestylesandhomes.com/?p=14863532b919a56c1b535ef4e0d242c537895ee0381953a84bed4998a53dba2334379d53f4f7b735536542479c9794f354402bd9357275478ffd4169e3549d912b83cb9550c5502465a0 Mexico’s Premier Destination For First-Rate Fun And Year-Round Sun By Elizabeth Anthony If you’re looking for a sun-drenched springtime destination featuring ethereal beaches, lush accommodations, superb dining, great sport fishing, stunning golf courses and more, Los Cabos is the place you want to be! Located at the tip of the Baja Peninsula, Los Cabos, Mexico […]

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Wild, Wonderful Wilderness http://katylifestylesandhomes.com/wild-wonderful-wilderness/ Fri, 02 Jan 2015 01:10:17 +0000 http://katylifestylesandhomes.com/?p=14863532b919a56c1b535ef4e0d242c537895ee0381953a84bed4998a53dba2334379d53f4f7b735536542479c9794f354402bd9357275478ffd4169e3549d912b83cb9 Spanish Peaks Mountain Club offers big fun in Big Sky, Montana

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A Grand and Glorious Getaway – San Diego’s The Grand Del Mar http://katylifestylesandhomes.com/grand-glorious-getaway-san-diegos-grand-del-mar/ Tue, 02 Dec 2014 01:10:17 +0000 http://katylifestylesandhomes.com/?p=14863532b919a56c1b535ef4e0d242c537895ee0381953a84bed4998a53dba2334379d53f4f7b735536542479c9794f354402bd9357275478ffd4169e3 Sun-drenched days and fun-filled nights define San Diego’s The Grand Del Mar

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