Saturday, 21 May 2011

Holiday In The U.S.A

As an alternative to your usual way of spending your holidays, why not consider boating, if you haven’t already? These type of vacations are different from anything you have done before. They are intimate and relaxing. Besides, if you are aboard a big comfortable yacht, you can find a dozen of things to do. Even if you have just a small boat, the kids will definitely enjoy the ride, and you will feel so much more relaxed, basking in the sun from your fold-up chair.

Top destinations in the U.S.A.

Monterey Bay

This wonderful location for boating is situated between the city of Santa Cruz and the Monterey Peninsula. Boaters from around the world come here for a relaxing experience never to be forgotten. Sandy beaches, rocky shores and amazing seascapes are the main points of interest here. Stillwater, located south of Monterey Bay, is the starting point for many a boaters. Here you can hike on the coastline and golf at Pebble Beach. However, the weather is unreliable and, as many will tell you, while setting sail the weather can change out of nowhere.

Morro Bay, CA

Have you ever been to Hearst Castle? Maybe it’s time to go. This great building was built between 1919 and 1947, by William Hearst, one of the richest publish owners. The Hearst Castle represents one of the most important historical monuments in Central California, and while boating along the Central Coast, is a wonderful place to visit. Rocky cliffs end the rough shoreline abruptly, beaches so with sand so black you could mistake it for dirt and the Pacific Coast Mountain’s peaks that rise from the water like skyscrapers from a city is something worth seeing at least once in a life time.

Austin, TX

The capital city of Texas was named after Stephen F. Austin, also called the “Father of Texas.” It dates back to 1839. This is a perfect place for boaters, because of its lakes that cross along the city from the northern part to the very center of it. A series of damns on the Colorado River allowed these wonderful lakes to be formed. Even though boating is limited to canoes and electrically powered vessels, boating here is very unique, just because of the scenery. It is not everyday that you get the chance to cross a town by boat, especially in the US.

Chesapeake, Maryland

What would be the meaning of writing about boating in US, if I were not to mention Chesapeake? In the late 17th century, John Smith, an English explorer, said this would be the perfect location that God crated for man. As centuries passed his words came to be true, as, if you are a passionate boater, this location should be a must. Here you can find cruising occasions to last you more than a life time. The variety of things that can be done in Chesapeake couldn’t be charted even by an encyclopedic guide, so you should see it for yourself. But, it must be said that the weather is a major downside, as storms develop out of the blue. Nevertheless, you could visit this place for months and still find something new to see.

Regardless of whether you are a passionate boater, or you’re just looking for some relaxation, the above places are tailor made for having fun.

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