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    The Island – Fort Walton Beach, Florida

    The Island, by Hotel RL, is a waterfront resort hotel located in Fort Walton Beach, a small city on the Florida panhandle. Branding itself as “the treasure of the Emerald Coast,” Fort Walton Beach is a family-friendly city, with many family-friendly resorts and attractions including parks, museums and aquariums. The property is located on 13 landscaped acres with an 800-foot private beach, and it is a beautiful place for a family getaway in Florida. Pulling up to the Welcome Center at The Island, my first impression was “Wow!” The center is light, bright and airy. There is comfortable seating both inside and out. I was greeted with a warm welcome…

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    Windsor Court Hotel New Orleans

    My first stop on my tour was the Windsor Court Hotel in New Orleans. This AAA Four-Diamond, and Forbes Four-Star property is located just steps from the famous French Quarter, and it complements the romance and tradition of the famous historical center. Rich in style and French-inspired decor, the elegant retreat embraces the spirit and hospitality of the Crescent City while remaining loyal to the luxury its patrons demand. When I arrived at the Windsor Court I pulled into a very grand courtyard, and I no longer felt like I was downtown, but rather in the French countryside. The courtyard is beautifully decorated with graceful trees and planters, and a…