Key BVE Destinations for Top Travel Personality Types

Whatever your pleasure or travel personality, you’ll find the ideal trait-matching Best Vacations Ever destinations to suite everyone in the bunch.

When you think about your actual personality traits, you can learn a lot about your inner travel personality as well and what destinations would bring you the greatest vacation joys. Are you more laid-back, calm, unruffled, or are you more of the adventurous, outdoorsy, thrill-seeking type? Perhaps you’re even a cross-personality type, a venturer, sophisticate or history buff who is somewhere right in the middle. Listing and adhering to those personality characteristics can help you find the best places to visit and the best way to travel—sometimes a true explorer finds it more exciting to drive instead of fly, admiring numerous destinations along the way. From adventurous to romantic to intellectual, all the different types of travel personalities lead to customization of your ideal vacations with Best Vacations Ever brought to you by 30-plus-year travel provider Preferred Guest Resorts (PGR).


Some family traveler’s prefer to just play and relax under the sun and the soothing surf on their Best Vacations Ever journey.

PGR has procured several preferred partnerships and cherry picked properties and vendors who share PGR’s same level of high standards and devotion to enhancing a guest’s travel experience and catering to a variety of travel personalities so you and your family get the most out of whatever destination you choose. After you determine what travel personality you are, visit and look at our destinations offered—the most popular listed below—and their respective Fast Fact and Must Do pages so you can really decide if your vacation destination will appeal to you and everyone in the family. Call and talk to one of our specialized travel representative at 800-656-2780 who can help recommend destination options that would best fit your personal travel interests, with many that cross personality paths and complement other interests, like a laid-back beach vacation that also offers some thrill-seeking activities. Turn the tide this vacation, with a few Best Vacations Ever adventures based on travel personalities and destinations that offer a good fit for your and family. Download our education videos on our website so you can learn all about Best Vacations Ever promotional vacation packages and how you can test-run a variety of destinations and properties that typically offer complimentary accommodations and typically stem from our preferred-partner Alamo® rental-car specials.

A new thrill ride for traveler’s is “zorbing,” or somersaulting in a rubber ball, down a mountainside, which there’s a lot of in the Smoky Mountains of Pigeon Forge.

PGR has made sure to offer destinations that superficially cater to specific travel personalities yet also offer attractions and activities everyone in the family will enjoy, given, given varying travel personalities. Save hundreds of dollars off your next vacation while appeasing your travel personality with amazing low-cost Best Vacations Ever promotional vacation packages that can take you to that dream-come-true destination. Here are just a a few of most popular Best Vacation Ever vacation packages that appeal to specific travel personalities yet appeal to every personality in the family:

Family Fun & Thrill-Seekers: Orlando, Florida

There are enough thrills and coasters at Walt Disney World Resort’s theme parks to chill you to the bone and indulge those high-energy cravings for excitement on your Best Vacations Ever adventure to Orlando.

Enjoy a magical vacation to the theme-park capital of the world and America’s number one playground. Although Orlando offer hundreds of enticing attractions and activities, from mild to wild, the Big Three are enough to keep you on your toes and satisfy those thrill seeker or family fan guests:  Walt Disney World® Resort and all its Theme Parks, water parks, Downtown Disney and much more; Universal Orlando® Resort with it’s two main theme parks, Universal Studios and Islands of Adventure, which are connected by the vibrant entertainment complex, CityWalk; and SeaWorld Orlando® and its exciting Aquatica water park and the all-inclusive resort-style Discovery Cove where you can swim with a dolphin and other marine life or even be a trainer for a day. There’s no shortage of activities in Orlando and no chance or time to get bored. The smiles on the kids’ faces alone create those long-lasting memories you’ll never forget as their favorite characters come to life, and you get to ride some of the most thrilling and chilling rides in the nation. There are also plenty of sedate activities for more sedate travelers, as well as cultural and performing arts with Broadway productions, outdoor eco-tours of all kinds, NBA Magic games, extensive shopping, fun-filled outlying areas and historical landmarks. You can also kick a rock, and you’re bound to hit water, given how many lakes are in Orlando, so there are plenty of opportunities for cruising the water and canal systems and water sports. There’s also WonderWorks, Wet ’n Wild (part of Universal Orlando’s parks), Ripley’s Believe it Or Not Orlando and so much more. Orlando is where dreams come true, especially for the young and young at heart for a truly a magical vacation the whole family will enjoy.

Laid-Back & Easy-Going: Daytona Beach

Relax under the sun and play in surf and on the sandy white beaches while on your Best Vacations Ever tropical trip to Daytona Beach.

Essentially your tropical paradise, Daytona is the East Coast’s most famous beach with the best surfing, coastal water sports, boating, and diving and fishing charters. Relax in a lounge chair and dig your toes in the warm sand amid the tropical paradise, go shelling, jogging on the beach’s hard-packed sands, dine on freshly caught seafood, and indulge in the laid-back beach lifestyle and atmosphere of one of Florida’s most famous beaches that’s only an hour south of Orlando. A bigger beach town than most, Daytona has hundreds of activities, attractions and festivals like the summer kick off celebration and Bike Week, Daytona also crosses paths with thrill seekers as the home to the International Speedway and NASCAR’s Great American Race, the Daytona 500, plus the Richard Petty Driving Experience. You can either ride along with a professional race-car driver or take a few solo laps behind the wheel of a real racecar. Charter a boat or rent a jet ski and cruise the waters, or there’s a ton of fun both in and out of the water for everyone and a variety of personalities.

Outdoor Enthusiasts & Nature Lovers: Pigeon Forge, Tennessee

Enjoy the many outdoor splendors, attractions and activities of the Smoky Mountains of a low-cost Pigeon Forge Best Vacations Ever getaway.

Let your heart and soul wander off  in the Great Smoky Mountains. Crossing personality paths adventure enthusiasts have plenty of mountain-based fun like four-wheeling and zorbing, basically somersaulting, down a mountainside inside a giant rubber ball, while outdoor and nature lovers can enjoy hiking, biking, bird-watching, white-water rafting, horseback riding, and exploring natural preserves and parks with cascading waterfalls, mountain pools and a secret cove. There’s also snow skiing and snow-mobiling in winter and bonfire gathering of locals and visitors. But the fireworks really pop during summer: Enjoy a wide variety of suspects in the great outdoors, with fresh mountain air and scenic views and sweeping vistas that are awe-inspiring and invigorating. You can also hit Dollywood and its sister water park Splash Country, get up and close with dinosaurs at the Dinosaur Walk Museum, visit the Pigeon Forge Mill and get some thrills in with new additions that include The Island, where you can ride the Great Smoky Mountain Wheel, as wheel as the Smoky Mountain Alpine Coaster. Fun for everyone in the family and a variety of interests!

Food, Wine & Atmosphere Lover: Napa Valley, California

Splendid sample of a castle-like architecture of Napa wineries on your Best Vacations Ever journey through Wine Country, which boasts hundreds of activities and attractions.

Napa Valley is the Unites State’s wine lover and golfer’s year-round paradise. With scenic mountain views and sweeping vistas, Napa is another destination that is great for outdoorsy types. You can explore Wine Country, with some 400 wineries—many with magnificent Mediterranean or Spanish Castle-style architecture—by bike, Segway, car or foot with a variety of tours available. Find trendy eateries with gourmet food that pair with the wines of Napa—many with outdoor seating to enjoy the view. With gorgeous views, it makes for an incredibly romantic couple’s getaway, and though it’s stereotypically for adults, the fact is that Napa also has hundreds of family fun activities as well, including the Wine Train through Wine Country and family-fun entertainment centers that are fun for the whole family.

Inquisitive, Celebratory & Cultural Discover: New Orleans, Louisiana

On your Best Vacations Ever trip to New Orleans you can explore and uncover the cultures, rituals, beliefs and the birthplace of jazz, the French Quarter, which is also the city’s oldest neighborhood.

If you want to visit the nation’s most “unique city,” you’re ripe for Preferred Guest Resorts’ most recently added preferred-partner destination: New Orleans, which straddles the Mississippi River. Beyond its obvious Mardi Gras festivities and stereotypical reputation, the crippling blow by Hurricane Katrina actually brought attention to the true cultures and history behind this bewitching destination, and brought out the immense heart, soul and spirit of locals and destination fans alike. There are hundreds of activities and attractions that fit a variety of personalities and make it a wonderful family fun destination. But its mix of cultures—yes, including voodoo practices—and multiple country influences that make it ideal for those with inquisitive minds and like to discover new things both in town and off the beaten path. Hop one of the charming Streetcars and travel through the Garden District and its vintage mega mansions (one now belonging to Sandra Bullock), admire vast vintage architecture, explore history and origins of certain cultures present, party amongst the crowd or amid the surrounding suburbs for the Mardi Gras festivities the Tuesday before Lent, tempt lady luck at casinos, join in on a crawfish boil or nosh on Cajon and Creole cuisine, stroll the Riverfront Marketplace, visit the famous French Quarter—the birthplace of jazz and the city’s oldest neighborhood—and so much more. It’s new to our collection, but one of the nation’s most historically preserved destinations that appeals to everyone in the family on many different levels.

Find the right Best Vacations Ever vacation package to fit your varying travel personalities.

Remember, if you need any help finding the right destinations to fit your travel personality, Best Vacations Ever has done a lot of the legwork for you with extensive destination information of After you list your personality traits and then your travel personality traits, use the website or call one of our travel representatives at 800-656-2780 to find and book the destinations that offer everything you and your family or travel companions could hope to find so everyone has an amazing vacation, Enjoy the low-cost serious money-savings of a Best Vacations Ever trip to your ideal destination, just be sure to book ahead of time, especially during peak travel periods and vacancies fill up. PGR has spent more than 30 years perfecting enhanced promotional travel packages so you can afford that vacation to your destination of choice, so start looking and finding what appeals to you and your dream for an incredible, low-cost vacation even your most well-traveled friends will envy.

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