​​​Embracing Life Project

Yosemite National Park
Yosemite National Park is best known for its waterfalls. However, there are nearly 1200 square miles of grand meadows, giant sequoias, deep valleys and so much more to explore. A vacation at Yosemite will open your eyes to the beauty Mother Nature has given us. A great escape for those who love the outdoors.  

Big Island of Hawaii
Hawaii’s Big Island is like no other place on earth. Featuring eleven different climate zones you can find lush rain forests, arid deserts, black sand beaches or snow-capped mountaintops all on one island!  Enjoy a week at one of the worlds finest hotel resorts, the Fairmont Orchid, which boasts elegant dining at five restaurants, has a health club, golf, pool and beach.   www.fairmont.com/orchid/

Sedona, Arizona
This is Red Rock Country and it has something for everyone, whether you enjoy history, arts, culture, shopping, the spiritual, or the metaphysical.  Sedona is a place of healing with a backdrop of some of the most spectacular scenery in the world. 

Banff, Alberta, Canada 
Nestled among the peaks of the Canadian Rockies and with it stunning galcier-fed Lake Louise and Lake Moraine, it's hard to believe the beauty unless you see it.  It boasts good restaurants, shopping, and outdoor sights that are sure to make your trip a memorable one. 

"Sometimes, if you stand on the bottom rail of a bridge and lean over to watch the river slipping slowly away beneath you, you will suddenly know everything there is to be known."


-Winnie the Pooh

Alaska Cruise (Available April - September)
Alaska is unmatched by any other destination for the sheer magnificence of its natural wonders, wildlife, and rich Alaskan Native history.  Enjoy an breathtaking cruise with excursions to enhance your experience.

Off to great places


Each vacation is for one week and includes all expenses, including airfare, accommodations, food, and rental car or up to $5000.  Many people choose to lose themselves in Hawaii for a week or enjoy an amazing Alaskan cruise.  Others prefer to relax with family somewhere closer to home. This is a trip for the winners to design so we encourage winners to make it a good one and have fun. The destinations below are Embracing Life suggestions. Many winners have seen these great places and confirmed their awesomeness. We now know the best hotels and the right cruise line to make these vacations exceptional.