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The Best Romantic Weekend Getaways in the U.S.

Whether this is your first vacation with a brand new significant other or you’ve already raised two kids together, a steamy vacation will keep the home fires burning year-round. And a romantic getaway isn’t meant to be reserved just for Valentine’s Day either. Here, we rounded up the seven best romantic weekend getaways in the…

5 Best Hotels for Golden Gate Bridge Views

View from Cavallo Point. Every major city has at least one iconic structure that defines its skyline, and San Francisco‘s is undoubtedly the Golden Gate Bridge. It opened in 1937, with its elegant, Art Deco towers and signature hue — “international orange” — dreamed up by architect Irving Morrow. Witnessing the bridge emerge from the…

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…

Oyster Editors Reveal Their Favorite Hotels in the World

Asking an avid traveler to choose their favorite hotel is a bit like asking a parent to choose their favorite child. Okay, that might be a tad melodramatic, but let’s just say narrowing it down to one is no easy feat. Nonetheless, we at Oyster are always up for a challenge. So, after plenty of…

The Best Hotel to Visit Based on Your Zodiac Sign

Photo courtesy of Eden, Janine and Jim via Flickr You probably choose a hotel based on budget, location, and amenities. And while we’re proponents of the down-to-earth way to pick a hotel stay, wouldn’t it be more fun to let the stars, specifically your stars, lead the way? Find your zodiac sign and read on…

11 Stops to Make Along the Pacific Coast Highway

One of the most famous and beloved highways in America, California State Route 1 runs along the coast, offering beautiful vistas of the Pacific Ocean and surrounding landscape. It meanders along the Golden State’s coast for 655 miles, from its southern point in Dana Point (a 20-minute drive south of Laguna Beach) up to Leggett…

6 Ultra-Swanky Hotels Near National Parks

There are two types of people in the world: Those that love pitching a tent, sleeping under the stars, and getting dirt under their nails—and those that want to experience nature with a freshly squeeze orange juice, brioche French toast, and hot chocolate with marshmallows sent up to room number 352, please and thank you.…

Tips for Booking Your Ticket to Major U.S. Attractions

From Times Square to the Las Vegas Strip, many of the United States’ most-visited attractions are free to the public, open 24/7, and don’t require tickets. However, a number of bucket-list U.S. landmarks and attractions, such as the Statue of Liberty and Alcatraz Island, do require (or at least recommend) that visitors secure tickets in…

8 Unexpected Places With Great Views of Popular Cities

Anyone visiting an iconic city like New York or Paris is always looking for the best view of the city, whether it’s atop the Empire State Building or the Eiffel Tower. But every once in awhile, you’ll find yourself facing a breathtaking view from a totally unexpected spot, one you might have even stumbled upon…

7 Apps That Can Bring Pampering Services Straight to Your Hotel Room

Courtesy of Flickr/Zenspa1 Like sock hops and soda fountains, house calls seem charmingly old-fashioned. Yet the rise of on-demand smartphone technology has brought the practice back in a big way. Now you can summon not only medical practitioners, but also an army of hair, makeup, and wellness pros with just a few quick taps and…