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The support from the IVHE team was superb.
Our experience was - simple and hassle-free : almost as if we had been lent the property by an old friend.
Gary and Wendy V #0566
You have a choice, to do direct home exchange/swaps or use Our unique credit system makes non-simultaneous home exchange possible. Credits are built up every time other members stay in your property. You use your credits to choose from an exquisite selection of luxury villas, boutique hotels, city condos, ski apartments, chalets, safari game lodges, log cabins and even yachts all owned by IVHE Vacation Home Exchange members. We provide you year-round access to luxury vacation homes, all in prime travel destinations. Read more...
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We returned from a fantastic IVHE home exchange trip to London and Copenhagen. My husband commented on the trip, "This is the only way we are going to travel from now on!" I agree!
Sommer 04 Jul 2013 #0699
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IVHE Home Exchange supports Mercy Corps.
Mercy Corps, is a highly respected international relief and development charity, that helps more than 14 million people each year recover from disasters, providing emergency relief in times of crisis, helps to build stronger communities and find their own solutions to poverty.
Mercy Corps look for innovation that creates major breakthroughs against poverty and create lasting change. For information on Mercy Corps visit www.mercycorps.org.uk or www.mercycorps.org
Central African Republic
The Central African Republic is going through a time of religious and ethnic violence. Families have lost everything and thousands have become refugees in makeshift sites.
With such a terrible situation you can often feel helpless but because of yourcommitment we are taking action and saving lives:
As well as continuing our projects to lift families out of poverty we are operating mobile services, visiting sites to help prevent gender based violence and assist vulnerable women and children. Female community members we've trained are busy raising awareness about hygiene and supporting children at safe spaces in overcrowded sites.
We couldn't do this without your support - your geneorsity really does change lives!THANK YOU.
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St. George Island, Florida; Lovely beach home exchange property, is a wonderful island house perfect for relaxed beach living. Access to the white sand beach is accessible via a boardwalk located directly in front of the house.
The four bedrooms are on the first floor as well as two full bathrooms. The open living room, kitchen, dining room and a full bath are on the 2nd or top floor which opens onto a wooden deck with lovely views around.
Wildlife is abundant - including sea turtles and birds such as the osprey, brown pelicans, gulls, tern, snowy plover, black skimmer and willets nest in the park during the summer. You are also likely to see the American Bald Eagle that also nests on the island. Watch the Dolphins frolic in sea!
Located just off North Florida's Gulf Coast, the 28-mile St. George Island is one of the last inhabited yet unspoiled barrier islands in Florida – and it is a serene and pet-friendly vacation paradise.
With miles of undeveloped beaches on this barrier island is the perfect setting offering ample opportunities for sunbathing, swimming, canoeing, boating, hiking and nature study. Two natural boat ramps provide access to the bay for small boats. Fish for your dinner that can be caught are flounder, redfish, sea trout, pompano, whiting and Spanish mackerel to name a few. If the fish slipped away, try one of the great seafood restaurants and diners on the island, offering fresh caught oysters that are harvested right out of the waters of the Apalachicola Bay. Savour the freshest of the finest delicacy known to man, the Florida oyster as well as whole variety of fish and seafood.
Few shores offer better opportunities for shelling. The Island has six big picnic shelters equipped with grills, tables and nearby restrooms.
The park offers nine miles of some of the most pristine beaches along the Gulf coast of Florida. Visitors can access four miles of beach along the park's main drive. The last five miles to the East Pass can be accessed only by foot or special permit for four wheel drive vehicles.
The island consistently rates as having one of the top beaches in the U.S., with miles of uncrowded expanses for sunning and shelling, clear Gulf waters for swimming and fishing, and pristine marshes for wildlife viewing, this surely is the perfect family home exchange getaway, for more details on this home swap property click here
Hiking Trails in the Adirondacks
In the fair weather months this is an ideal base for walkers. There are trails for all levels and ages, special trails for families with smaller children.
The Adirondacks has the largest trail system in the nation, the Adirondack Park offers some of the best hiking in the East with over 2,000 miles of marked hiking trails. Most famous among these are the region’s trails leading to the 46 High Peaks, each over 4,000 feet. With so many mountains and trails to choose from, it's no surprise that hiking and climbing are favourites among the areas outdoor activities.
The area is stunningly beautiful with lakes and mountain, scattered small towns offering great restaurants and shops.
Looking for some more Adventurous Hikes?
If you are up for a challenge try Mount Marcy, the highest mountain in New York State, at 5,344 feet, or Mount Haystack, one of the most demanding hikes in the High Peaks Region. Tackle either of these and you’ll see the summit views are worth the hike!
Favorite Lake Placid Day Hikes
Looking for a hike that doesn’t take the entire day? The Adirondack Park is home to a number of day hikes that will leave you time and energy to enjoy the rest of what the area has to offer – and with a view! Try Cascade Mountain – a local favorite and one of the easiest of the High Peaks to climb known for its spectacular panoramic vista. Or for some of the region’s shorter hikes that don’t lack in views, try Owl’s Head, Cobble Hill or Balanced Rocks – all great for family hikes or quick jaunts with friends.
Whiteface Mountain facts;
Base Elevation: 1,220'
Little Whiteface Elevation: 3,676'
Lookout Mountain Elevation: 4,000'
Highest Lift Terminus: 4,386'
Highest Skiable Terrain: The Slides at 4,650'
Peak Elevation: 4,867'
3,430 feet — The greatest vertical drop in the east
3,166 feet — Lift serviced vertical drop
Number of Trails: 86
Longest Run: Wilmington Trail at 2.1 miles (total skiing and riding over 22 miles)
283 including 35 in-bounds, off-piste double-black diamond wilderness terrain skiing on "The Slides" (conditions permitting) 53 acres of tree skiing