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Forget Football, the Ski Industry Generated $48 Billion In This State Alone

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Everyone knows that Americans are obsessed with sports, with the Baseball World Series and Super Bowl drawing hundreds of millions of combined viewers every year. But a new report out of Colorado shows that winter sports are just as popular among many Americans, while also providing a major economic shot in the arm for dozens of U.S. states.
But just how much of an economic impact do winter sports like skiing and snowboarding have on local state economies? That’s what Colorado Ski Country USA and Vail Resorts wanted to discover, so they worked together to develop a new economic impact report. When it was finished, they had the data reviewed by researchers with the University of Colorado at

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Proof That Vacations Are Literally Good For You

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Beach vacation home rentals may not be the cheapest travel option, but they’re well worth the investment. Believe it or not, vacation is actually good for your health, so money invested in luxury vacation rentals is money well spent well.

Don’t believe it? Consider the following.

  • Vacations can help prevent heart attacks. Seriously. One study found that women who vacationed only every six years or so had a significantly higher risk of developing a heart attack or coronary death in comparison with women who went on vacation at least twice a year. Granted, that’s about 11 more vacations between the two groups, but the point still stands.
  • Vacations can also lower your risk of heart disease, too, believe it or

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