What Remains of Grossinger's Resort, Catskills, NY

October 12, 2015

The decline of the Borscht Belt coincided with the decline of blatant racial discrimination, and the democratization of air travel, once only reserved for the wealthiest Americans. Now exotic and distant destinations were only a flight away, and a lavish local resort looked old fashioned in comparison.

 

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The Original Dude Ranches of Jackson Hole, WY

September 24, 2015

Jackson Hole, WY is home to some of the oldest North American dude ranches. One of the final frontiers to be settled, Jackson Hole ranches were hardly even out of use when city slickers started heading out to the country in search of a slower paced vacation.

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Canadian Pacific Hotels: Enduring National Landmarks

April 20, 2013

A major chapter in the evolution of modern day Canada is the building of our transnational railway. Along with this new network to connect the nation, a series of luxury hotels were opened by the Canadian Pacific Railway (CPR) to motivate and accommodate vacationing. 

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