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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…

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…

The 5 Sunniest Places in the U.S.

Summer is here, which means you’re probably looking for some fun in the sun. For many travelers, that means a trip to the beach, but if you’re looking for the sunniest destinations in the United States, you’ll actually want to head away from the coasts. According to data from the World Meteorological Society, here are…

The Best Pet-Friendly Destinations in the U.S.

There’s a reason dogs are considered a man’s best friend. The loyal, playful pooches are the embodiment of unconditional love, whether they simply want to snuggle on a lap or play fetch for hours. So it’s no surprise that many Americans factor in their pet’s comfort when deciding where to travel or move. If you…

The Best Hotels for Family Reunions in the U.S.

Whether you have a yearly getaway with family members or the cousins are begging for a vacation outside of grandma’s house, a reunion at a family-centric hotel is an excellent option. Feature-packed resorts mean rambunctious youngsters have an outlet, and adults can retreat to a spa or pool when in need of some alone time.…

11 Hotels Favored by U.S. Presidents

1600 Pennsylvania Avenue might be home base for the POTUS, but when you’re the leader of the free world, you’re bound to spend a lot of time traveling, too. Over the course of his two-term presidency, Barack Obama jetted off to 58 different countries and embarked on plenty of firsts, including being the first sitting…

8 U.S. Airports for Health Nuts

Photo Credit: Chris Oakley You think airport, and you think back-breakingly heavy bags, crowds, hassle, and Auntie Anne’s. But happily, fitness facilities and healthy restaurants at airports are on a major upward trajectory. We’ve highlighted these U.S. airports for their exceptional wellness outlets, which help passengers convert that pre-boarding purgatory into time to relax, exercise,…