Articles Mentioning Solvang Hotels

The Best Small Towns in California

Many Californians love to boast about how they’re located just a short drive from the beach and the mountains. But if you travel to Los Angeles, San Francisco, or one the state’s other major cities with expectations of experiencing nature, you’ll likely spend hours sitting in traffic rather than lying on sand or scaling peaks.…

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…

8 U.S. Destinations That Go Over-the-Top for the Holidays

Considering that holiday decorations seem to spring up the day after Halloween, it’s safe to say people (and marketers) look forward to the Christmas season. Twinkling lights, snowmen, and gorgeously embellished trees fill the streets, creating an undeniably jubilant atmosphere. We love squeezing in as many holiday-centric festivities as possible — from attending holiday parades…

Go Wild! 12 Hotels Where You Can See Amazing Wildlife

Whether you’re dying to see some playful monkeys or go horseback riding, you can pick a hotel that offers that and more — without even having to leave the property. Although it’s more expected in tropical locales like Costa Rica and the safari grounds of Africa, travelers may be surprised that they can also get…

9 Unusual All-Inclusive Getaways

All-inclusives are a lot of fun — and not having to worry about where your next meal is coming from can make a vacation a lot more worry-free. But many of those who love all-inclusives — and even more of those who don’t — may think that they all fit a similar mold: that of…

Wild, Wild West: The Best Ranch-Style Hotel Properties in the U.S.

Who doesn’t love a good theme? We’re suckers for a little kitsch every now and then, and there’s something about the wild, wild West – cowboy hats and boots and all – that’s particularly endearing and fun. A western theme conjures up good ole days of yore, and it can make a property feel especially…

Say “I Do” to 9 Atypical Honeymoon Destinations

Ok, it’s time for some real talk. We here at Oyster adore Hawaii. And, of course, we love Paris — any day of the year. But as travel experts, not only do we look forward to returning to destinations that will forever stand the test of time, but we also strive to uncover lesser-known, and…