|08-12-2011, 10:31 AM||#1|
Blame it on the plastic cow I mentioned on another board
That's right.... I sucked a plastic cow
Join Date: Dec 2005
Help Me Choose
We really want to take another ABD trip next summer. DH always plans trips based upon what I enjoy. This year, I'd like for us to do one that he would really enjoy. With that said, he would love any of the outdoors trips. I, however, am not an outdoors girl at all! So, which of the trips would work best to suit both of us?
Me (37) DH (40) DD (14)
2006- WDW CR (DD's 1st trip & my parents came) 2007- WDW SSR (1st trip 'home' & suprise trip for DD) 2008- WDW SSR (surprised DD w/her aunt) 2009- WDW SSR (inlaws) 2010- Our 1st ABD (Spirit of America) 2011- WDW SSR & BLT and our 1st Cruise (Disney Dream) 2012- WDW BLT (DD's surprise birthday trip); ABD Southwest Splendors 2013- DL GCV (Our 1st DL trip); Disney's Vero Beach; Disney Fantasy 2014- ABD Costa Rica
Last edited by tchrrx; 08-12-2011 at 10:36 AM.
|08-12-2011, 10:53 AM||#2|
Join Date: Feb 2008
Location: Nashville, TN
Of the three the only one I've done is the Grand Canyon trip and it would probably make your husband very happy, but you, maybe not so much. All of the group activities are outdoors and several of the meals, as well. We did ATVs and a hummer tour in our free time, but I suppose you could find something else that isn't so outdoorsy. You can shop or go to the Spa at Sedona. But at Red Cliffs you're not near a town, so I think most of your excursion options are going to be outdoor things and the other alternative is hanging out at the lodge, which is not a bad alternative because it is beautiful. There are some museums and art exhibits at the Grand Canyon. We mostly went hiking and attended ranger programs when we weren't witht the group.
|08-12-2011, 11:07 AM||#3|
Have Camera, Will Travel
Join Date: Oct 2006
Well, have you read any of Pete's reports on Southwest Splendors (the Grand Canyon trip)??? He's just like you. Wanted to do this trip for his husband, but *HATES* nature. He ended up absolutely LOVING it!! Sedona is wonderful, the Grand Canyon is a must see, and he hung around the Lodge at Red Cliffs Lodge just as Bobo912 suggests, and had a great time.
Southwest Splendors is the only one of the 3 I've done, so I'm biased, but I'd highly recommend that one!
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|08-12-2011, 10:40 PM||#4|
If it is "5 o'clock somewhere," does that mean it can be 5 o'clock anywhere and all the time?
Join Date: Aug 2008
Location: Dallas, Texas
RE: WHICH VAcATION 2 CHHOSE AND WHY -
I would choose door number three becuz:
1) Glacier best represents what America once was.
2) Little bit out of the way than the more heavily trafficated tours.
3) If you catch the Seasons as they are beginning to change (Fall) =
Good luck in your choice.
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