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Happy Birthday Bulls!

We’ve researched the best places for you to visit based on your zodiac sign! As an Earth sign you love the outdoors and more natural settings. Those concrete jungles A.K.A. big cities aren’t your thing. We’ve chosen destinations that still add excitement and interest but offer beautiful landscapes with a view just for you.

We know, you tend to feel more at ease when you know what is about to come next. Planning out trips to the smallest detail is important to you. So we did the hard work for you, planning specific places to eat, see, and rest...plus get some much needed pampering too! Take comfort in knowing that all you need to do is pick the dates!

You’ll enjoy being surrounded by beautiful scenery and the finer things in life, having lots of time to self-indulge! We hope you enjoy your delicious and awe-inspiring travel destinations for 2019.

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Grand Canyon, Arizona

Simple, yet beautiful. Arizona delivers a big dose of gorgeousness. Start off big, Bulls! Check out the magnificent Grand Canyon. Luckily, there are many options available to roam those winding canyons: rafting, helicopter, mule, and walking trails! Want to avoid the heat of the day? Try a sunset or sunrise visit to the Grand Canyon instead.

Prefer to look at the Grand Canyon while eating? Us too. Check out the Grand Canyon Lodge Dining Room. Just a mile away from the entrance of the park, you’ll enjoy local cuisine and ice cold drinks while gazing at an amazing view. Get starry eyed at Lowell Observatory. Explore the famous path Clyde Tombaugh took the night he discovered Pluto. They offer widescreen multimedia shows and daily safe viewing of the Sun plus stargazing at night. Ready to get out of the desert for a bit? Check out The Arboretum at Flagstaff. You’ll meander through colorful Northern Arizona wildflowers, native butterflies, outdoor artwork, and wildlife. Various guided tours are offered in the mornings when it’s a bit cooler outside and in the summer months they have an evening concert series with world music performances.

If you’re ready for a relaxing rest, check out The Little America hotel. It’s rooms echo the land and native culture while offering a four-diamond experience. Cool off with a dip in their outdoor pool or catch up on your reading in a cozy chair on their garden deck. Their Silver Pine Restaurant offers some of the best views in Flagstaff with seasonally inspired dishes and well-crafted cocktails.

Sip something hot and reminisce of your time spent in warm Arizona with our cute mug!

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Banff, Canada

Time to get elevated, pampered, and soaked! Banff, Canada is our next stop and it offers one of the best spa retreats in North America. Seek out soothing comfort at Willow Stream Spa. They offer amazing views of mountain vistas, ancient glaciers and emerald waters while relaxing in one of their three waterfall treatment whirlpools. Drawing energy from the mountains, the quiet sanctuary helps balance the rhythms of your body to reawaken your senses. It’s guaranteed to restore your balance and energy, Bulls!

If you’re ready for some action, check out the three different ski slopes near Banff or an exciting mountain bike adventure, depending on the season. Sign up for a tour of the Banff National Park where you’ll discover turquoise glacial lakes, bighorn sheep, bears, and lush forest scenery. Immerse yourself in the great wilderness of Canada and the stress of everyday life just melts away!

Want a better view? How about a bird’s eye view? Take the Sulfur Mountain Gondola to the top of Sulfur Mountain and discover a whole new side of the Canadian Rocky Mountains - a panorama of Banff National Park and six mountain ranges, gorgeous! Get swept away in views on their 360 degree observation desk or take a walk on their boardwalk to Sanson’s Peak and learn more about Canada’s first national park. While you’re there enjoy a delicious lunch with a view at one of their two dining options.

Ready for a mineral soak? “Take the waters” at Banff Upper Hot Springs on Sulphur Mountain. It’s the highest operating hot spring in Canada at 5,200 feet! Go early in the morning for a cup of coffee and a relaxing quieter soak before the crowds of the day arrive. Banff Upper Hot Springs are the hottest of the springs on Sulphur Mountain, with temps up to 166 degrees Fahrenheit.  

Whew! Time to get some rest? Check out Fairmont Banff Springs located in the heart of Banff National Park. It’s a year-round luxury mountain resort that offers many tantalizing amenities, fabulous views, and the self-indulgent experiences you’ve been seeking.

You know what they say, “Travel is good for the soul” and this relaxing trip to Banff did just that! Our custom printed canvas features this quote. Hang it up on your wall to remind yourself of that soul soothing time you had in Banff!

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Florence, Italy

If you’re looking to unwind with an delicious glass of wine or a decadent slice of pizza then we have the destination for you, Taurus! Florence, Italy and the surrounding areas offers some of the best vineyards, art, and food around. The town of Chianti offers several stunning vineyards and winery tours. Want a closer look? Consider staying at Castello Vicchiomaggio. It’s one of the most beautiful and well-preserved castles in Tuscany with the added benefit of it’s own wine estate in the heart of Chianti! Cheers!

Hungry yet? How about partaking in a pizza and gelato cooking class in a Tuscan farmhouse? You’ll master the basics of making an authentic Italian pizza and a smooth gelato. Plus you will get to eat what you make! That’s a win-win, Bulls!

Next, set your sights on a collection of some of the most famous Renaissance art. The Gallerie Degli Uffizi features works of art by Botticelli, Michelangelo, and da Vinci. This spot offers four museums to wander through. It’s best to get there when they open to avoid long lines.

You can’t visit Italy without seeing the Leaning Tower of Pisa. It sits in the religious complex of Duomo Square and acts as it’s bell tower. Inside it houses seven bells used for both human and divine timekeeping. Its beautiful architecture and crazy tilted appearance makes for great photos to show your friends and family later.

Snag a travel bag with the skyline of Florence on it today and be stylishly packed for your trip abroad! Or just get your abode decked out with your very own taurus PaperFinch designs here

So where will it be lovely bulls? Having trouble figuring out which of these three awesome destinations will be the one? Take our quiz below!