The Affluent Traveler, Joe Boone, Fall 2014
With today’s fast paced lifestyles, we all need a little down time to reenergize and keep our sanity. brite spokes offers just that, providing a wide variety of unique thematic trips, exclusive experiences and personally enriching adventures that have been well thought out and planned –and worthy of the price of admission. Here are some of our top picks from brite spokes’ extensive collection of travel adventures…
Boys Will Be Boys Par 1:
Take it to the Green
Take on two championship, 18-hole golf courses with brite spokes’ Boys Will Be Boys Par 1 package.
Get your buddies together for a golf outing like no other, with this spectacular three day, two night experience at The Breakers legendary oceanfront resort in Palm Beach, Florida. It’s the kind of fun that you and your crew will talk about for years to come. You’ll start your adventure off right with welcome cocktails and dinner. Then you’ll be outfitted with the best gear and get coached by the pros during two days of intensive golf lessons at two of the finest 18-hole championship courses on the planet.
In addition, you’ll enjoy world-class, accommodations that only The Breakers can offer. During your stay, you’ll receive a crash course on the Art of Shaving, dine at their award-winning eateries for breakfast, lunch and dinner, and travel in the comfort of their luxury motor coaches. After your golf outing each day, you’ll relax in style with your choice of a professional massage, scrub or gentleman’s facial. Then, it’s drinks and a steak dinner before you and your pals head out on your own for a night on the town. It promises to be a phenomenal time, so start making plans now for a guy’s golfing trip that none of you will soon forget. It’s guaranteed to become an integral part of your collective memories and your golf swing will forever thank you for it.
Let’s Rally! Grip the Wheel and Grab the Glory
Become a rally car champ in no time with brite spokes’ Let’s Rally package.
Ladies and gentlemen, start your engines! If exhilaration is your forte, you’ll love this incredible experiential package. Rally car racers are without a doubt, some of the best racing and stunt car drivers in the world. Rain, sleet, snow, rocks, and trees are no match for their skills. As you learn to rally drive from some of the best pro racers out there, your heart rate will increase just as fast as your skill and confidence behind the wheel.
There are no oval, Indy-style race tracks here and no pace cars to get in your way. Just pure, unadulterated fun as you put the pedal to the metal. During this two day, hair raising experience, you’ll learn to left-foot break, j-turn, pull a reverse 180 and pendulum turn during your one-on-one instructional. Once you’ve mastered the basics and can slide around a slalom course with complete precision, you’ll get the opportunity to test your limits during a group rally competition. Afterwards, there’s an award ceremony for participants.
Rally racing vehicles and helmets are all provided of course, as well as a professional photo and video coverage. A two night stay at a luxury resort is also included along with breakfast, lunch and dinner both days. Choose the “briter” option and enjoy your flight from New York by private plane as well as a sports massage at the hotel.
Love. Fitness. Happiness. Have Fun Feeling Good
Get active, decompress and have fun with brite spokes’ Love. Fitness. Happiness program.
Somewhere deep inside most all of us, there’s still that kid inside, yearning to get out! That special urge we feel that takes us back to summer camp with our best friend, horseback riding, canoeing, doing jumping jacks and eating s’mores…oh, the s’mores! Somehow, exercising was more like a game then, instead of the workout that it is today, and we smiled when we did it. Wouldn’t it be nice if you could get that feeling back again and a little of that energy too? Well guess what, now you can!
Together with Crunch Fitness, one of the most innovative names in the fitness industry, brite spokes has the answer to your prayers — a camp experience for adults that will jumpstart your health and fitness regimen. So grab a friend and join them for a creative, purely fun weekend that will jump start your adult body and child-like spirit. Together, you’ll run around Connecticut farmland doing fun fitness circuits and all those things like you did when you were a kid, including hiking, horseback riding, drum pounding, canoeing and kayaking. There’s also a blowout dance party and partner yoga that will laugh the stress right out of you.
During your two-night stay at the Winvian Resort & Spa, you’ll camp out in one of their luxury cottages and your meals will be prepared by resident Chef Chris Eddy. You’ll also enjoy a farm-to- table cooking demonstration and wine pairing, a spa treatment, happy hour, and of course, s’mores. It’s an active, yet relaxing getaway, designed to clear your body, mind and soul!
Lovely Ladies: Get the Girls Together and Ready, Set, Sun!
Catch up with yourself and the women who love you best with brite spokes’ Lovely Ladies program.
Let the guys have their weekend golf outings. For the girls, it’s all about BFF’s, and what better way to share the love than an awesome girl’s getaway weekend…and what better place for a little down time than in sunny Miami, Florida. Designed exclusively for the female persuasion, your extended weekend vacation includes four days and three nights stay at a 4- or 5-star hotel in Miami Beach, meals prepared by renowned chefs and luxury motor coach transportation to carry you along the way.
You’ll start your weekend off right with a Welcome Soiree (cocktail lunch) and it just gets better from there, including brunch on a private yacht, salsa lessons and dinner at a popular Latin restaurant, a spa day and brunch, stand-up paddle lessons with SoBe Surf, a two-day beach camp and spa with personal trainers, a private beachwear trunk show and luncheon, your own private poolside cabana at the hotel, and much more. It’s a getaway you’ll always cherish and the bonding with the girls will pay dividends for a lifetime.