Articles Mentioning Orange County Hotels

The Cutest Beach Towns in California

With an 840-mile-long coastline, California is packed with beautiful beaches. And while we love big metropolises like Los Angeles, San Diego, and San Francisco, we have a soft spot for charming, smaller towns. If you’re looking for the most adorable destinations to get your California beach fix, look no further. Here are the nine cutest…

The Best Disney Vacation for Every Decade of Your Life

Disney is one of those getaways that excites travelers of all ages. From our formidable childhood to our golden years, Mickey Mouse and friends are there to build memories with us every step of the way. That being said, there are various spots that are better suited to certain age groups. That’s why we put…

7 Theme Parks to Visit Instead of Disney

When it comes to family vacations, a certain mouse has a bit of a monopoly on the market. And while we 100 percent support Disney getaways of every kind, there may come a time when you want to explore other parks. Whether you’re scouting out cheaper or closer options, or just have a sense of…

2018’s 11 Most Budget-Friendly Beach Destinations in the U.S.

Now that summer is in full swing, soaring temps have us craving a refreshing beach with cooling breezes to beat the heat. Unfortunately, with so many Americans thinking the same thing, finding an affordable beach getaway can be difficult. So, we did a ton of research to create this list of the 11 most budget-friendly…

The Best Books to Read This Summer (Plus, Where to Read Them)

Like sunscreen, sunglasses, and swimwear, a good book is a summer travel essential. Enhanced by the destination in which you read it, a book can turn those hours spent sunbathing by the pool or lounging on the beach into an enriching, enlightening experience — or you know, fill the time between cocktails. To help with…

The Scariest Haunted Houses in the U.S.

Susan Sermoneta/Flickr Scaring people during Halloween is a huge business in the U.S. America is home to more than 4,000 haunted attractions that rake in over $300 million per year. And while some of these spooky spots are kitschy, others incorporate Hollywood-level techniques to create seriously scary decomposed zombies, disembodied heads, and mutilated body parts.…

The 6 Best Seaside Towns to Visit During Fall

Fall might not seem like prime beach-going time, but there’s more to the sea than just sunbathing. Seaside towns around the world are at their best during the season, when summer’s crowds have subsided, the weather is usually mild, and activities (marathons! whales! surfing!) are abundant. Check out our list below and plan your fall…

13 U.S. Hotels With the Best Outdoor Restaurants and Bars

When spring and summer roll around, diners and drinkers around the world love to indulge outdoors. (And if you’re in a destination that enjoys temperate climes year-round, you can even do so in the winter!) Since we’re big fans of hotels, we’ve taken a look at properties across the United States, from cities to the…

8 of the Most Crowded U.S. Beaches and Where to Go Instead

You know the feeling: You have your towel, beach chair, and sunglasses in tow, ready for a relaxing beach vacation, when you’re met with hordes of tourists looking to do the same. While some spots are worth braving crowds for, we’re often looking to get some peace and quiet, where we can listen to the…

10 Hotel Gyms With Invigorating Views

Hotel gyms can seem like such a treat — Newfangled equipment! Fruit-infused water! Fresh towels! — until you find yourself hitting the elevator’s LL button and your heart sinks with each passing floor. Those dank, windowless gyms in basements or converted storage closets facing a parking lot don’t provide a lot of motivation to hit…