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Unbearably Luxurious Hotels in Houston

Texas has been on my travel list for a long time, but as a state that almost deserves to be called a country, Texas can be intimidating. As such, I’ve tried to divide my attention between the major cities that I want to explore: Houston, Austin, Dallas, and Corpus Christi. Today, I’m going to take a look at some of the best attractions and most luxurious accommodations in Houston.

In Uptown: The Post Oak Hilton

Uptown is perfect for shopping enthusiasts since the Galleria can be found here. In addition to offering various activities such as ice skating, the Galleria has what’s arguably the best shopping and dining center in the entire city. Within Uptown, the Hilton Houston – Post Oak is one of the most luxurious places to stay. This pet-friendly hotel features a pool, on-site gym, and valet parking. Every non-first floor room includes a balcony with stunning city views.

In Downtown: The Houston Hilton


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Stays in Minneapolis and Duluth for Metropolitan and Natural Attractions

Minnesota houses some of the most beautiful metropolitan areas in the nation, but it’s also home to some of the most gorgeous lake areas. No two cities better embody these different appeals than Minneapolis and Duluth. In today’s article, we’ll explore some of the best attractions and hotels for these two great cities.

For the Music World: Loews Hotel

The Loews Minneapolis Hotel is near the Minneapolis Warehouse District, which offers you easy access to dozens of nearby music venues. That includes the Dakota Jazz Club, the Target Center, the Nomad World Pub, First Avenue, Mill City Nights, Honey, Mayslack’s, Acadia Cafe, and many more.

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The Best Sites and Stays in North Carolina

From historic sites to gorgeous shorelines and beyond, North Carolina has attractions to suit every type of traveler. In this article, we’ll explore some of the most fascinating cities and most comfortable accommodations for your journey.

Asheville: Crowne Plaza

For history fanatics, the Biltmore Estate is a must-see. After your tour, head into the city to check out the Folk Art Center and the beautiful Basilica of St. Lawrence. If you want to spend some time in nature, you can head down Blue Ridge Parkway, which offers hiking trails, waterfalls, and unbeatable opportunities to see the autumn colors.

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Seattle Hotels for Travelers of All Types

For those of you looking to travel to the West Coast of the U.S.A., one must-visit destination is Seattle. Maybe you’re stopping by to see the Space Needle, the Museum of Flight, and other famous attractions. Or maybe you want a more thorough trip, exploring the dozens of museums, gardens, zoos, theatres, and other sites. Whatever your goals, your trip to Seattle can be made even better with the right hotel. This article explores five great hotels for different traveler types.

Luxury Travelers: The Hotel Monaco

At the Hotel Monaco Seattle, a Kimpton Hotel, you’re treated to all the amenities that you could imagine. From premium, hypoallergenic bedding to oversized bathrooms to minibars, the rooms here have all the comforts of home and more. The hotel also offers free Wi-Fi, an on-site restaurant and bar, a “wine hour” every night, business facilities, a fitness center, and a spa. Quirky extras, like yoga gear and a companion goldfish, are also available.

Location-Focused Travelers: The Courtyard

If you want to be in the heart of the action, the Courtyard by Marriott Seattle Downtown Lake Union is the perfect pick. It’s barely off the waterfront and gives easy access to the countless downtown attractions, saving you time and hassle while simultaneously giving you stunning views of the cityscape. Of course, the hotel has its share of amenities too, including a pool, fitness center, and on-site restaurant.

Budget Travelers: Quality Inn & Suites

While Quality Inn & Suites Hotel Seattle Center is by no means a ramshackle operation, it still offers one of the best prices you’ll see for well-located hotels. It’s within walking distance from the Space Needle, Key Arena, and the Pacific Science Center. Further, the hotel itself offers a variety of comforts, from an on-site gym, pool, and hot tub to a fully equipped restaurant that offers a complimentary breakfast to guests at the hotel.

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Hotels in Five of Virginia’s Best Cities

Virginia is filled with history, beautiful landscapes, world-class attractions, and far more. Today, we’ll look at attractions and hotel options in Virginia Beach, Alexandria, Georgetown, Arlington, and Richmond.

Virginia Beach: The Sheraton Oceanfront

Come for the Virginia Aquarium (which houses hundreds of sea-life exhibits), Cape Henry Light House (a beautiful, historic lighthouse), the First Landing State Park (the location where the Virginia Company landed in the “new world”), or one of the dozens of other attractions.

While staying in the city, consider the Sheraton Virginia Beach Oceanfront Hotel. This hotel offers gorgeous ocean views and convenient access to many of the major attractions. It also features key amenities like an on-site gym, free Wi-Fi, and premium bedding.

Alexandria: The Old Town Hilton

Major attractions include the Torpedo Factory Art Museum (a globally recognized art hub in a decommissioned munitions plant), Gadsby’s Tavern (a historic pub that offers traditional American fare), and the Mount Vernon Estate (George Washington’s place of residence).

A great hotel in the region is the Hilton Alexandria Old Town. It puts you in the heart of the historic district while offering a number of luxury amenities, such as an HD TV and in-room safe.

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The Best Hotels in Less-Known California Cities

Despite California’s variety, many visitors stick only to the most-known cities. Today, we’ll dive into some of the hidden gems and explore great hotel options for each.

Oroville: Gold Country Casino

Oroville is especially appealing for nature enthusiasts, with hiking trails available at Lake Oroville, Butte Creek, Table Mountain, and Feather Falls. Of course, the city has other types of attractions too, including a Chinese Temple and the National Yo-Yo Museum.

While here, you can stay at the Gold Country Casino & Hotel. Like most casino hotels, the Gold Country offers luxury extras for a fraction of the price, especially during weekdays and the off season. You’ll find an oversized room with a large bathroom, an in-room refrigerator, and a flat screen TV.

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The Most Memorable Florida Attractions and Hotels

Whatever type of traveler you are, you’re sure to find something to suit your fancy in Florida. Today, we’re going to look at five major attractions that are worth the trip — and make note of hotels that give you easy access to each one.

Universal Studios, Orlando: The DoubleTree

For movie enthusiasts, Universal Studios in Orlando is one of the most amazing places in the country. You can spend time at family-friendly attractions like Minion Mayhem, enjoy interactive movie experiences like Men in Black: Alien Attack, or get immersed in your favorite movie settings with attractions like the Wizarding World of Harry Potter.

You can stay at the DoubleTree by Hilton at the Entrance to Universal Orlando for easy access. Beyond the obvious appeal of the location, you get great amenities like plush-top beds, allergy-friendly rooms, and multiple on-site restaurants. The hotel also offers a gym, heated pool, and coffee shop.

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