Essential Summer Guide from USA TODAY

Be sure to pick up a copy of Outdoor Living, as yours truly is featured in an article, “Unplugged & Upscale” by Kate Parham. It’s 7 a.m. You’ve already checked your email several times. Then you head to the office to stare at a computer screen for hours and answer the incessantly ringing phone. You  go to flop down on the couch and watch TV while you check news on your laptop or iPad. Maybe you read a couple of pages on your Kindle before lights out. Sleep, repeat.  Forget technology. Access luxury the old-fashioned way …

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Talking about Black Hole Resorts: Black Mountain Ranch

A few months ago we posted a blog on the latest travel trend: Black Hole Resorts. Our friends at the Escapist Traveler just posted a great article on Black Mountain Ranch (Hey, that’s us!). We’d love for you to check out their article and see what you have to say? Will you be unplugging with us this summer? Somewhere locked deep inside the Rocky Mountains is the answer to your Blackberry blues. The Black Mountain Colorado Dude Ranch is a family owned resort, home to more than 50,000 acres of alpine meadows and virginal forests. With …

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Black hole resorts: a hole in one at Black Mountain Ranch

Recently, the Today Show had a segment on rising travel trends titled: “The Quest for Quiet.” In the past few years, resorts and hotels have started offering accommodations that allow guests the chance to unplug. An idea that offers guests the ability to take a technology holiday. More and more people seek destinations that offer accommodations without televisions or even wifi. New York times columnist Pico Iyer stated, in one of his latest articles, “The Joy of Quiet:” “The future of travel, I’m reliably told, lies in “black-hole resorts,” which charge high prices precisely because you can’t …

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