Articles Mentioning Arizona Hotels

7 of the Best Things to Do in Scottsdale, Arizona

One of the several cities that make up the Phoenix metropolitan area in Arizona, Scottsdale is a delightful mix of urban and desert, providing quite a few options for entertainment. There’s the outdoorsy side to it all — locals really love to hike — but there’s also a metropolitan flair to the city, meaning you’ve…

5 of the Best Hotel Spas in Scottsdale, Arizona

Arizona is, arguably, the spa resort capital of the United States, with cities like Sedona leading the charge in relaxing spa retreats. We’re turning our eye towards Scottsdale, conveniently located right in the heart of the Phoenix metropolitan area (and less than 30 minutes from the airport). Visitors can enjoy luxurious spas in top hotels,…

10 U.S. Cities Every Millennial Should Visit in Their 20s

According to FutureCast’s latest report, millennials contribute more than $200 billion to the travel industry each year. They’re traveling more than their Gen X parents did, and they crave something slightly different. They seek new experiences above all else and take frequent weekend trips. In fact, weekend excursions accounted for nearly half of all millennial…

11 Hotels With Free Massages and Spa Treatments Included in the Rate

The only downside to booking a room that comes with free massages? The fact that on future hotel stays, the squirreling away of sewing kits, mini bottles of shampoo, and other in-room freebies may not bring you quite the same level of glee as it once did. Now that you’ve been primed for the risk…

Where to Go for a Cozy Weekend This Winter in the U.S.

The Cottonwoods Villa at Spring Creek Ranch/Oyster With fall in full force (and winter on the horizon), now is the perfect time to step away from your workaday routine and nestle into a long weekend retreat. After a day in the brisk air, there’s little better than getting snug with a cozy blanket and cocoa…

5 of the Best U.S. Trips to Take With Your Sister

There’s an easy answer for where you should travel with your sister — everywhere! After all, adventuring with your sister is awesome. You get to know each other better, you laugh over each other’s weird choice in gas station snacks, and you share a variety of fun experiences that can only happen when you get…

8 Places Where It’s Still Hot in October

With October comes pumpkin spice, autumn skies, golden leaves, and excitement for the coming holidays. However, it also brings with it chilly weather and even snow in some parts of the world, which doesn’t always make for ideal vacations. Granted, there are plenty of tropical destinations that are hot year-round such as the Caribbean and…

6 Best U.S. Hotels With Lazy Rivers

Ah, the long, lazy days of late summer. Anything beyond reaching for your drink feels like too much of an effort — even leaving your lounge chair or towel to jump into the pool. So what could be better than splaying across an inner tube and floating down a man-made river in the midst of…

The Top Summer Travel Trends of 2017

Beach at the Franciscan Lakeside Lodge/Oyster Family road trips, beach trips, and mountain and lakeside getaways enjoy enduring popularity in the summer — one of the most popular times of the year to travel. These classic summer-travel staples are as mainstream and treasured as ever, but we’ve noticed a few other travel trends defining summer…

Our 17 Favorite Spa Resorts Around the World

Modern life involves traveling often and for all sorts of reasons. This year alone, you might have a big family get-together in another state, an annual ski trip with college buddies, and a cousin’s wedding halfway across the country. Here at Oyster, we embrace just about any excuse to hit the road, but what really…