Articles Mentioning Seattle Hotels

12 Amazing Hotel Balconies Around the World

Local minibars, Bluetooth speakers, and bespoke toiletries. More and more, hotels are stocking their guest rooms with upscale and state-of-the-art amenities as a way to draw bookings. But for many travelers, there’s one feature that trumps pillow menus, LCD TVs, and all the rest: a balcony. After all, does anything beat watching the sun rise…

10 of the Best Things to Do in Seattle

Space Needle/Oyster When it comes to iconic Seattle attractions, the Space Needle and Seattle Great Wheel might spring to mind first, but there is so much more to explore in this Pacific Northwest city. Whether you’re looking to eat delicious food, explore the great outdoors, or learn about the history and culture of the area,…

5 Places That Are Perfect for Just a 24-Hour Visit

Looking for a quick layover spot to break up a long trip? Short on time but eager to travel? Fear not, we’ve got you covered. From easy-to-manage long layover destinations to compact cities where most of the top attractions are clustered together, here are a handful of destinations that are perfect for just a 24-hour…

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…

The Best Fall Weekend Getaways in the U.S.

If you thought summer was fun, there’s a ton of stuff on the books for fall. Noncommittal temperatures may be throwing a wrench in your ability to plan for this year’s fall foliage, but that doesn’t mean you can’t still plan a fantastic weekend getaway this autumn. While we love leaf-peeping as much as everyone…

Why You Should Use Couchsurfing to Travel

Hostels may be the typical go-to accommodation option for budget-minded travelers, but if the rise of Airbnb is any indication, many people on vacation are not only looking for cheap digs, but also somewhere that offers a homey atmosphere. If that sounds like you, couch surfing may offer a home-away-from-home vibe at a low cost.…

12 Last-Minute Summer Getaways for U.S. Travelers

Whether summer snuck up on you before you could make vacation plans, or you’re looking to utilize those summer Fridays with easy trips, we’ve rounded up 12 destinations that are perfect for last-minute getaways. All 12 picks have flights and hotels available throughout the summer season — and for affordable prices — and offer either…

How 10 Popular U.S. Cities Got Their Nicknames

You’ve been throwing around the phrases Windy City, Sin City, and Big Easy for years. You even have a souvenir t-shirt with the words Big Apple printed in big block letters. Many city monikers have become part of the national vocabulary, but how much do you really know about their origins? Read on to find…

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…

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…