Getaways

By Everett Potter Back in the 1950’s, a former British naval intelligence officer named Ian Fleming would decamp to Jamaica for a couple of months each winter. Now a budding novelist, he would knock off a new thriller in eight or 10 weeks before returning to London. Thus was James

Under Canvas comes to Maine and Lake Powell. Credit Under Canvas. By Everett Potter For the past year, I’ve been writing about the dramatic boom in glamping and the rise of smartly designed and sophisticated glamping resorts and compounds. I’ve devoted Forbes columns to Collective Retreats on Governor’s Island in Manhattan,

Photos by Colleen Duffley                         Colleen Duffley has been shooting people, places, and things around the globe for 25 years.  She’s worked for national and international magazines, as well as on commercials and ad campaigns. Her images have appeared

  By Patrick Cooke It was a dark and stormy night (hey, it really was!) when I rolled up to the North Gate of Primland, the immense luxury sporting resort high in the Blue Ridge Mountains of Southern Virginia bordering North Carolina. I had taken a wrong turn in heavy

  By Everett Potter Maine’s windjammers were commercial sailing vessels that were hard-working ships well into the early 20th century. In the 1930s, some enterprising captains began taking passengers on board and the classic Maine windjammer cruise was born, offering multi-night excursions from mid-coast ports such as Rockland, Rockport or

Story & photos by Brian E. Clark Northern Door County’s charming White Gull Inn (whitegullinn.com) is on Main Street in Fish Creek. But not on the main drag, a key distinction. Rather, it’s tucked away on a quiet road, an idyllic location bordered on two sides by parks and an intimate city

  Story by Brian E. Clark Photos by Tish Lafferty A charm of ruby-throated hummingbirds buzzed at four feeders as photographer Tish Lafferty and I ate brunch on the front porch of the rustic Silver Star B&B Inn (silverstarinn.com) near Spring Green, Wisconsin. Nearly two dozen of the iridescent birds

  Photos by Deborah Loeb Bohren                                                                     Deborah Loeb Bohren is a fine art and travel photographer. Photography

By Everett Potter Three of America’s classic resorts located in New York, Maine, and Colorado have announced plans to reopen this summer, just in time for a much-needed getaway.   Each hotel has laid out the standards for accepting guests, based on the ever-changing rules in their respective state. This

By Brian E. Clark Two-thirds of the way into a 90-minute standup paddleboard outing down the Siletz River on the bucolic Oregon coast, I looked up to watch an eagle fly overhead. And then, for some reason, I temporarily lost my balance and walked backward off the board into the