Articles Mentioning Minnesota Hotels

9 Unexpected Urban Beaches Around the World

Cities like Miami, San Diego, and Honolulu are beloved for their combination of urban pleasures and oceanside beauty. There, upscale dining and lively bars lie a short distance from a soft blanket of sand and beautiful waters. Well, while you may not realize it, cities like Paris and Berlin have beaches, too. Though they’re not…

8 U.S. Trips to Take Instead of Going Home for Thanksgiving

There are many reasons why people don’t go home for Thanksgiving — maybe their family doesn’t celebrate the holiday, it’s too expensive to go home, or it’s a free long weekend and traveling elsewhere just sounds more fun. Whatever your reasoning for passing on heading home, we want to provide you with some amazing Thanksgiving…

6 Awesome Hotels for Reliving Summer Camp 

Between the songs, the campfires, and the mosquitoes, summer camp had its highs and its lows. Fortunately, hotels have adopted some of our favorite summer camp qualities, like fire pits for roasting s’mores, woodsy decor, and picturesque natural settings. Take your pick of properties, located from the mountains of Colorado and France to the Catskills…

8 Great Lakes Hotels to Visit This Summer

Grounds at the Larsmont Cottages on Lake Superior Spring is officially here, which means it’s time to get serious about planning a summer vacation. If the idea of an idyllic summer break drums up visions of walking on the beach, taking a canoe for a spin, or letting the kids run wild in a water…

How to Experience Asia Without Leaving the U.S.

Photo courtesy of Flickr/Andrea Nguyen Traveling to Asia might require a flight halfway around the world, but that doesn’t mean Americans can’t experience the Far East culture much closer to home. In fact, Asian-Americans make up a little over five-and-a-half percent of the country’s population, giving way to plenty of deliciously authentic restaurants, riveting festivals,…

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,…

The Kitschiest Attractions in the U.S.

Over-the-top luxury and adventure are what most folks lust over when it comes to travel. And we don’t blame you — you work hard for those vacation days and deserve a little pampering, after all. Still, while those top-notch, elegantly executed experiences are certainly satisfying, it’s sometimes the quirky attractions that are the most memorable…

8 Awesome Urban Lakes in the U.S.

Doing a cannonball off the dock, floating on a tube, and casting a fishing rod in the open waters — there’s nothing quite like a vacation at the lake. That being said, there are certainly times when you’d rather not pack a backpack, drive for several hours, and rent a cabin or pitch a tent…

9 Luxury Malls Around the World That You Can (Technically) Sleep In

We’re feeling the need for “A Night at the Museum” reboot — “A Night at the Mall.” You see, there are malls around the world that you can sleep in — well, technically. No, we’re not talking “Where the Heart Is”-style, where you’re staying there by sneaking in. And it’s not like you can cuddle…

7 U.S. Cities Where It’s Easy to Be Healthy on Vacation

Traveling is awesome. Vacationing is even better. But we get that both (yes, even those recreational travels you choose to make) can induce some major stress and anxiety. And one stress that often weighs most heavily is, in fact, weight. In a survey conducted by TripAdvisor, researchers found that 69 percent of those polled said…