Articles Mentioning Austin Hotels

10 Fun, Under-the-Radar Things to Do in Texas

Although “Keep Austin Weird” is the slogan for the capital of Texas, the saying could be extended to the whole state. After all, Texas is filled with a variety of quirky attractions and fun, under-the-radar activities. Typical Texas to-dos include attending a Cowboys’ game, eating barbecue, and experiencing a rodeo, but we’ve created a list…

10 Historic Grand Hotels in the South

The different regions of the United States all have their own personalities, and in the South, there’s certainly a flair for the historic, the laid-back, and the grand. Naturally, that makes the area a great place for a relaxing retreat. If you’re looking for historic grandeur while you relax on vacation, look no further than…

The 10 Best Free Things to Do in Austin

Stuart Seeger/Flickr Over recent years Texas’ capital city has become one of the most popular tourist spots in the nations. Known for its amazing food, mild weather, and music and art scenes, there is something for everyone to enjoy. We’ve rounded up some of the best free things to check out during your visit to…

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…

10 of the World’s Best Music Cities

papagaio-pirata/Flickr Music is an international language, spanning cultures across the world, and, in fact, across time. Looking at today’s musical landscape, certain cities truly stand out for their music scenes, whether for classical music, jazz, or even techno. In honor of International Music Day on October 1, we’re naming some of our favorite cities for…

10 Awesome Trips to Take With Your Friends

Did the summer slip away before you had a chance to get away with your pals? You don’t need to wait another year to make it happen. If deciding where to go and what to do has been the sticking point, we’ve got that problem solved. The best way to make memories and strengthen your…

Top U.S. State Capitals to Visit

Most lists of amazing U.S. cities to visit are filled with the same old names, including New York, Chicago, Los Angeles, New Orleans, and San Francisco. Although these destinations are popular for good reasons, sticking to the same spots is an easy way to miss out on some other diverse urban experiences that the country…

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…

Top Road Trip Ideas for Adult Families

When the kids grow up and finally flee the coop, you may start to realize how much you miss having them around. When that happens, get the brood back together for a bonding road trip. Experiencing the open road as an adult unit, unbound by the need to visit theme parks and water parks (not…