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With summer vacation plans uncertain, road trips are looking likely after quarantine lift.

What will summer look like this year?  Cross those international vacations off the list for now – unless they have a private plane and yacht, many people will be avoiding long flights and large resorts.  However, with pandemic stay-at-home orders likely to ease in some areas by June, restless quarantiners are starting to plan for a summer that will likely be heavy on road trips.  Los Angeles-based Texino which converts Mercedes cans into design-forward campers says it has been experiencing “a big surge” in demand for rentals, and plans to double its inventory of deluxe mini-RVs for the summer.

Meanwhile, New Tree Ranch (at left), in Sonoma County’s wine-soaked Healdsburg area, is accepting longterm shelter-in-place reservations for the four-suite lodge at its biodynamic property, with shorter-term stays beginning July 1.  the 120-acre spread offers guests the chance to “practice social distancing and immerse themselves in nature.”  And Wyomings Grand Teton National Park Signal Mountain Lodge reopens June 5 with limited capacity and an increased emphasis on sanitizing the property. PAT SAPERSTEIN