Browsing the archive for January, 2020
It's that time of year again where people all around the world are getting hyped for this year's Super Bowl! Each year, people from all over gather to witness the most-watched single-day sporting event in the world and every year seems as exciting - if not more - than the last! Even non-football fans find something that interests them; from the parties to the music to of course, the food! Restaurants and clubs around the area are busily preparing their greatest dishes and entertainment for the massive influx soon headed their way. Keep reading to find out more on places to stay, eat, and explore during this year's Super Bowl!
This year's Super Bowl is being held at Hard Rock Stadium, Miami Gardens, Florida, United States. The Super Bowl is more than just a one day sporting event, the celebration can last for several days with events like:concerts, parties, and the like! In it's own right, it's almost a holiday in the eyes of most Americans. Before the big game you might also want to experience some of the great things Miami has to offer. Whether it's exquisite cuisine, dancing, or good company, Miami has everything you could want.
Miami International Airport (MIA)
The most ideal airport to travel into Miami would definitely be the Miami International Airport. It handles direct international flights from North America, Central America, Europe, and domestic flights alike. One of the reasons this airport is the best choice is due to it's proximity to the Hard Rock Stadium and also proximity to high-class hotels and budget friendly hotels as well. With only being 12 miles away (19km) your drive to the Super Bowl will be significantly shorter. At Largent we would be more than happy to assist you and help you get to the MIA airport in comfort, style, and class. Contact us today for a free quote and information on how we can help make that happen.
Prior to the Super Bowl game itself, Miami is also hosting a festival of sorts with music and entertainment. Including an impressive lineup of artists such as Maroon 5, Guns N' Roses, DaBaby, and DJ Khaled! From Thursday, January 30th, until Saturday February 1st, enjoy the kickoff to one of the biggest and most anticipated sports events of the year!
If you're looking for a place to stay during this event, listed below are some of the top rated hotels in the nearby area. Feel free to check them out!
Where to stay
Mandarin Oriental Miami
The Mandarin Oriental is definitely one of the most -if not the most- coveted hotels during the Super Bowl season. Offering beautifully scenic views of both bay and city, guests can enjoy the best of both worlds. Including amenities such as a fully equipped fitness center, an infinity pool, and the relaxing restorative methods of their spa. This luxurious 5-star hotel is definitely worth a visit.
Blue Moon Hotel South Beach, Autograph Collection
Another hotel high on the list would be Blue Moon Hotel. Residing on Collins Avenue, this hotel is in close proximity to some of Miami's best attractions. Including shopping, fine dining, and exciting nightlife venues. The hotel itself features a highly rated on-site restaurant with amazing cocktails and great food. After dinner you may want to seek out the sunny-side outdoor pool and terrace to soak up some rays.
Winter Haven, Marriott Autograph Collection
Last but not least is Winter Haven. This frigid name is anything but when you step onto the premises and experience the warmth and hospitality that this venue has to offer. Not only is the service great, but the sophistication and attention to detail will make you feel like a celebrity. Relax in your room to enjoy their free wifi or explore the hotel and discover their impressive Italian restaurant and rooftop terrace lounge.
What to do
A highly recommended highlight of downtown Miami would be Sugar at EAST. Rated among the top best rooftop bars in all of the United States, this 360-degree view is sure to put all the bars you've visited in the past to shame. With drinks like their Thai Iced Tea and Asian inspired beverages - such as the Tiger Lily - served in their garden utopia, Sugar is definitely on the list of places to be.
J. Wakefield Brewing
J. Wakefield Brewing is a brew house known for it's awesome Star Wars inspired murals and their Dragon Fruit Passion Fruit Florida Weisse (or DFPF for short) which inspires lines out the door and around the corner just to get a taste! It's definitely worth a trip to their brew house to try out their DFPF but don't be distressed if you can't make it through the line, because J. Wakefield Brewing also have a presence at the Hard Rock Stadium where the Super Bowl will be held!
If you have any questions about how you can get to Miami, please do not hesitate to contact us at Fly Largent! We make your pleasure our business and are standing by 24/7 to assist you and your aviation needs.
Wednesday, January 15, 2020
Atlanta is the most populous city of Georgia, seated among the gorgeous foothills of the Appalachian Mountains, making it perfect for many winter activities!
A noteworthy wintry excursion would be to Beech Mountain Resort. Just a few hours drive northeast of Atlanta, this holiday destination is the highest ski resort in the Eastern US! With 16 gorgeous trails ranging all levels of difficulty from novice to extremely experienced. Work with experienced and patient instructors to make sure you're ready for tackling the hills! After a long and exhilarating day on the slopes sit back and enjoy the delicious food of various restaurants inside while gazing out at the sight before you sitting on a 2,800-foot deck with a glass roundhouse and bar! Beech Mountain Resort is also known for having lots of both free and paid for live music events!
Atlanta is also home to some amazing sightseeing attractions out of the cold! Including Georgia Aquarium which was the largest public aquarium in the world from its opening in 2005 until 2012, when it was surpassed by Marine Life Park in Singapore. It houses more than one hundred thousand animals and represents more than a thousand incredible species, all of whom reside in 10 million gallons (38 million litres) of salt and marine water. The largest exhibit they have holds four massive whale sharks, four manta rays, more swimmers and over 6 million gallons of water!
Atlanta is also home to the World of Coca-Cola museum. Filled to the brim with history and information on how this popular beverage created in Atlanta became a national icon! Including a 3-D theatre, a vault of the secret formula, the Coca-Cola Theatre, an area where you can make your very own fizzy drink, and you can even stop by to take a photo with the Coca-Cola Polar Bear Mascot!
Some other noteworthy points of interest would be the Centennial Olympic Park, the birth home of Martin Luther King Jr., and the Fox Theatre, all brimming with culture and curiosity! While you're here, you should also check out the High Museum of Art which boasts incredible works of art from Monet, Martin Johnson Heade, Giovanni Battista Tiepolo, and Chuck Close!
If you are interested in visiting this iconic city and want to travel there in comfort, style, and luxury, don't hesitate to contact us at Fly Largent! We are standing by 24/7 to help you with whatever you may need.
Friday, January 10, 2020
Winter is now here in full swing and some people might be starting to feel the winter blues. This often makes people forget how much this season has to offer! There are so many incredible winter activities taken for granted that can honestly give you so much joy and exhilaration! Between downhill skiing, cross country skiing, snowboarding, ice skating, snowshoeing, tobogganing, and dog sledding, the possibilities are endless to find something that appeals to you. Below are listed a couple of our favorite places to partake in winter activities in North America (and the world!).
Castle Mountain, Alberta - Canada
Castle Mountain will truly make you feel like royalty as you look down from the beautiful peaks at the magnificent landscape before you. With ski and snowboarding trails that rival the best peaks in the world, Castle Mountain is a must visit for winter activity lovers. Castle Mountain is also home to the Castle Mountain Resort which is highly rated for various reasons. It has wonderful lodging, beautifully maintained hills and lifts, and the most welcoming community that you could imagine. Castle Mountain is home to - you guessed it - stunning mountain scapes with plenty of snow for all your winter activities. With tons of lodging for all price points including: hostels, hotel rooms, and gorgeous rentable cabins on Airbnb (all accessible through the official staycastle.ca website).
The Castle Mountain Resort even hosts a highly rated Moonlit Snowshoe adventure accompanied with a Fine Dining Experience. Have an experienced guide lead you down the beautiful mountain trails and finish it off with a short break to freshen up and then experience the exquisite cuisine prepared by professional culinary artists. Perfect for adventurers and foodies alike, and suitable for all ages!
Whistler, BC - Canada
Who says that magic has to fade after Christmas? If that,'s the rule, then winter wonderland Whistler, British Colombia did not get the memo. Home to the Whistler Blackbomb, North America's largest ski resort, and the Olympic stadium, there are so many unforgettable experiences just waiting to happen here! Take your cross-country skis through the remote winding trails and vast forests of the beautiful BC wilderness. Or journey down the beautiful mountain slopes on your toboggan, snow shoes, snowboard, or downhill skis! There is also a wide expanse of trails perfect for dog-sledding and powdery snow dunes fit for snowmobiling! After a long day of adventuring, sit back in a cozy recliner with a hot chocolate in front of a warm fire in the heart of the village. Then start the next day up with more activities because you won't be able to do them all in one day!
Last, but certainly not least, is Telluride, Colorado. Not only can you do all the usual winter activities here, but there is also ice climbing and snow-biking available! Take a trip over to the Telluride Ski Resort and partake in one of their short classes and open your world to a whole new avenue of wintry fun! There is an infinite amount of terrain for all abilities so don't feel as though you will be behind everyone! There are gentler areas for newcomers and also areas to provide a challenge for experienced individuals! Take a look at the 24/7 webcam display on Telluride Ski Resort's website for an idea of what the wintry conditions are like and then come and see for yourself and experience the exhilarating thrill that this snowy wonderland has to offer!
Inspired? We at Fly Largent are eager to help you arrive in a timely and tasteful manner! Contact us today for a free quote to fly on one of our available and elegant aircrafts!
Wednesday, January 8, 2020