If morning traffic has got you down, consider making the move to Giethoorn, the Netherlands. Straight out of a storybook, the thatch-roof homes in this tranquil and remote village are accessible only by boat. Dubbed the Venice of the North, Giethoorn has more than 50 miles of peaceful boating trails and a number of charming B&Bs.
Willcott and Miller dammed a creek on their Texas property to widen the swimming hole enjoyed by their grandchildren, including Jesse (left) and Bentley. Read more: Judy Wilcott and Laurence Miller Texas Ranch - Texas Ranch Decorating Ideas Follow us: @Country Living Magazine on Twitter | CountryLiving on Facebook Visit us at CountryLiving.com
Laura and George W. Bush’s Serene Retreat in Texas