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Get away to the Sun and Sand of Florida’s Gulf Coast Cortez Coastal Cottage, a charming 2 bedroom / 2 bathroom cottage, is located 400 feet from the Sarasota Bay waterfront and a short walk to the beaches of Anna Maria Island. The spacious and charming ‘Old Florida’ cottage is fully furnished and has been lovingly restored. Located within Cortez Park, an active yet peaceful 55+ bayfront community, guests have access to a private fishing pier and waterfront seating for spectacular sunsets and wildlife watching. The cottage is professionally managed and cleaned. Fly direct from Chicago to Sarasota/Bradenton. Cottage amenities include: large livingroom which opens onto the lanai; 2 spacious bedroom suites with well-appointed bathrooms; wood flooring; private garden deck with seating, dining and grilling areas, and an outdoor shower; well-equipped eat-in kitchen; laundry/mudroom; all linens for beds, baths, and kitchen, as well as beach towels (and chairs); WiFi, phone line, and DirecTV; carport; Heat/AC, and more. Many local attractions are within walking distance of Cortez Coastal Cottage including more than seven miles of white sandy beaches with crystal clear blue waters for boating, fishing, kayaking, swimming, sailing, shelling, and other water sports. Also within walking distance are museums and galleries, bicycle rentals (including e-bikes), as well as parks and nature preserves. Local wildlife includes manatees, dolphins, rays, shore birds, raptors, and sea turtles. Anna Maria Island offers a free trolley for visits to Bean Point, the City Pier, shopping, farmers market, beach market, community theatre, and more.
For over three decades, Boxwood Gulch Ranch, located about an hour from Denver, Colorado, has offered world class guided fly fishing adventures. Boxwood offers 1 mile of ideal riffles, smooth runs, and perfect pools. This stretch of the North Fork South Platte is home to some of the largest trout in Colorado. Anglers have the opportunity to catch a variety of trout species including rainbow, cutbow, brown, brook, cutthroat, palomino, and even the rare tiger trout! Landing fish over 20" is very common at Boxwood, and behemoth trout up to 34" have been landed on the property throughout the years. Boxwood's terrain diversity is unmatched along the Front Range. Perfect trout habitat also creates the ideal place to fish for anglers of every experience level. Boxwood offers the river structure to challenge and excite brand new anglers and veteran fly anglers alike. Our professional guides are among the most experienced in the West, and they know every nook and cranny of the river. The trout at Boxwood can be fooled with various nymph patterns, streamers, and dry flies, and our guides are experts at knowing how best to trick our large fish into taking the fly. Guided trips on our private water include all the necessary gear, flies, and equipment to enjoy your day at the premier fly fishing destination in Colorado. Beyond the destination angling experience, Boxwood Gulch Ranch offers first class amenities to ensure a comfortable day for every guest. The streamside clubhouse offers a climate controlled place to wader up, enjoy lunch, and share fish stories during happy hour. The clubhouse provides our anglers with a full restroom, free WIFI, satellite television, expansive patio, and firepit. Boxwood's Clubcar fishing cart, paired with the excellent streamside road and trail system make the property the most accessible place to fly fish in Colorado. Boxwood's premier angling experience, first class amenities, and unmatched access make for the best choice in the state to host a group or corporate fly fishing adventure. Full day trips to Boxwood Gulch Ranch also include a freshly prepared lunch inside or al fresco on the patio, depending upon the weather. Enjoy a grilled lunch and a glass of wine while sharing photos of the big one that came to the net or telling the tale of the big one that got away. Couples, families, friends, and business partners alike all enjoy spending time as fishing buddies at Boxwood. Ask one of the thousands of anglers who have fished with us over the last 30 years or one of the hundreds of professional anglers who have guided the property where to find the best fly fishing experience in Colorado, and there's more than a good chance they'll answer, "Boxwood Gulch Ranch." To find out more about our world class experience, please visit www.BoxwoodGulch.com. View recent trip photos and news on Instagram and Facebook @boxwoodgulch.
Nestled in the heart of the 'World's Most Famous Beach', the Hilton Daytona Beach Oceanfront Resort is just a few steps from the beach and walking distance to many local restaurants, shops and attractions. The beachfront resort features Hilton CleanStay program with enhanced cleaning protocols, 744 guest rooms with stunning oceanfront views, seven different dining options, two sparkling pools, a state-of-the-art fitness center, spa, and gift shop. Whether you've been dreaming about spending time at the beach, rediscovering your favorite city, or vacationing closer to home, now's the time to start planning your next beach getaway to Hilton Daytona Beach Oceanfront Resort. Dine on Florida's freshest coastal cuisine, play a game of volleyball with the family, or let loose at Daytona Lagoon Waterpark. Our warm, friendly staff treats you like family from the moment you arrive. Lounge poolside while sipping your favorite drink, or indulge in a unique culinary experience at Doc Bales’ Grill, Hyde Park Prime Steakhouse, Don Ricos Sports Bar & Grill or McCoys Rum Room. If you’re an outdoor enthusiast, admiring the natural beauty of Florida's central coast on foot or bike is a must-do Daytona Beach activity. Luckily, the area is blessed with over 60 miles of trails, many of which are located within a short drive of Hilton Daytona Beach Oceanfront Resort. Whether you want to spot winged beauties on a portion of the Florida Birding Trail or take in stunning views of crystal clear lakes and otherworldly sulphur springs, there's a hiking or biking trail that will satisfy your appetite. For those adventure seekers, Daytona Beach also features iconic attractions and must see landmarks from historical sites to racing destinations. Take a tour of the area with family-friendly activities for all ages including getting behind the wheel of a real race car at Daytona International Speedway, visiting Jackie Robinson Ballpark, thrill seeking rides at the Daytona Beach Boardwalk and more. Start planning your Daytona Beach escape today with Hilton Daytona Beach Oceanfront Resort’s Park, Eat, Play Package and enjoy complimentary valet parking and daily breakfast!