7 Tips for Saving Cash on Hotel Room Stays Nov24

7 Tips for Saving Ca...

(Guest post from Getaroom.com, co-Founder, Bob Diener) While going on a trip is exhilarating, searching to find the best hotel room and best rate can be exhausting. Finding the right room means booking early and using all of the tools at your disposal to locate those great hotels that offer...

The full beachfront experience with a small town feel May06

The full beachfront experience with a small town f...

Wrightsville Beach, poised just east of Wilmington, NC may be one of the best kept secrets on the east coast of the Atlantic. Running from the Masonboro Inlet on the south, to the Mason Inlet on the north, this thin sliver is perfectly situated with all the water that surrounds it. Waves, surf and open waters to the east contrast nicely with the placid waters in the Banks Channel and Wrightsville Sound to the west.  If you like water sports, this should be your destination. Standup paddleboarders have discovered this place and it’s one of their favorites. The standup paddleboard (SUP) championship series begins here in April and attracts...

Holiday Inn Resorts – Wrightsville Beach May06

Holiday Inn Resorts ...

Holiday Inn Resort is on the northern end of Wrightsville Beach, where the beach is wide and wonderful. A truly modern facility, there’s something here for everyone. Families especially will like all the attention paid to keeping your children happy. There’s even an activity table to keep...

Just like being at home at the beach May06

Just like being at h...

If you want to be in the center of things at Wrightsville Beach, the Summer Sands is worth a look. Just a block from the main cross-roads, you are walking distance to all the action. Right next door are town-favorite eateries (The Trolley Stop, South Beach Grill and Kohl’s Frozen Custard) and...

Blockade Runner, a beach resort for all four seasons May01

Blockade Runner, a beach resort for all four seaso...

Pounding surf or placid inland waters? Wandering on miles of beach or paddling for hours on smooth, clear waters? These are the type decisions one needs to make before picking an East Coast vacation destination. Well, they used to be. Head for Wrightsville Beach in North Carolina and if you stay at Blockade Runners, you don’t need to decide. Unique to Wrightsville Beach and just about everywhere else I can think of, this resort has both Atlantic Ocean beach frontage as well as their own inland beach and docks on the sound. A historic past Since 1897, vacationers have been coming to this address at the southern end of North Carolina’s coast....

Hotel-Musee Premieres Nations is a triple treat in Wendake, Quebec Jan22

Hotel-Musee Premiere...

To really appreciate a city, it helps to have a historical background on the place. In Quebec, that can easily be accomplished by a short, 15-minute drive north from the city center to Wendake, home of the Huron-Wendat Nation. (pronounced When – dock’ – ee) When first discovered by outsiders...

Stay in Lyndhurst, NJ, if you’re visiting NYC Dec28

Stay in Lyndhurst, N...

One of the little secrets we learned many years ago, was that we could stay in New Jersey, while going to see all the sites in New York City. Just across the Hudson River, there are many hotels and motels that provide great service, for far less than you would pay in Manhattan. We just came...

Luxury in London Dec15

Luxury in London

Tired of small European rooms?  If you are in London, you simply must try a night at Landmark London If you had taken a train into London in 1899, you would haveundoubtedly booked a hotel room at Landmark London, which celebrated its grandopening that year.  Rail was a gloriousway to travel...

They do luxury best Dec08

They do luxury best

Viceroy Hotel Group – winners in the Hotel category During the 2011 Luxury Travel Expo in Las Vegas, four travelprofessionals were selected as leaders in their respective travel segments andreceived the “Leaders in Luxury” awards from show presenters Travel Agent andTravel Advisor...