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Simple Thanksgiving Crafts to Decorate Your InTown Suite

Thanksgiving is just around the corner, and whether you’re home for the holiday or you’re on the road, staying at one of our extended stay properties, a little celebration is certainly in order. From sharing a meal, to giving thanks, and maybe even catching a bit of the game, there are certain holiday traditions that will […] Read More

10 Travel Apps for Your Next Road Trip

Road trips are great for family travel, giving everyone the opportunity to bond, learn, and experience new people and places along the way. There’s just something about a road trip that says “quality time.” But just because you’re kicking it “old school” by hitting the road, doesn’t mean you can’t incorporate a little bit of […] Read More

The 10 Best Road Trip Songs of All Time

There’s no denying it – there’s just something about a road trip that can feel so – well – magical. And part of that excitement and adventure is always about the music. It’s what helps get you pumped up, energetic, and alert when the road stretches for hours ahead of you. So what songs are […] Read More

Tips for a Happy & Safe Halloween

Halloween is a mere three days away. We hope you have your costumes prepped, your candy bags ready, and your walking shoes by the door. Trick-or-treating has long been a fun and exciting part of Halloween, and though we’re all quite familiar with what it is and how to do it, there are a few […] Read More

Why November is a Great Month to Visit Chicago

While Chicago is a great city to explore any time of year, November is an especially exciting month to visit. With countless festivals, events, and other special attractions, Chicago in November is a must-see. Come and enjoy… SOFA Chicago: Nov. 5 – 8 One of the city’s continually running art fairs, SOFA Chicago offers up […] Read More

Tips for Visiting Halloween Horror Nights Universal Orlando

Great news for all the Halloween lovers out there: it’s finally the time of year to indulge in spooky activities and see just how much of a scare you can handle. And the ultimate test of wit and tolerance is none other than the highly sought-after Universal Studios’ Halloween Horror Nights in Orlando. Brace yourselves, […] Read More

Visiting New Orleans in October

October may not be what most people think of as the prime time to visit New Orleans, but with the autumn comes a welcomed reprieve from the usual New Orleans heat, resulting in pleasant temperatures perfect for exploring and adventuring in the city. Looking for things to see and do in New Orleans this month? Look […] Read More

10 Things You Didn’t Know About El Paso

As with most cities and regions, there is certainly more to El Paso than perhaps meets the eye. From its history as the original Sin City, the birthplace of the margarita, and home to the largest urban park in the nation, there’s plenty to know about this Texan hot spot. Discover 10 things you probably […] Read More

The Best Fall Fairs in America

With fall upon us, states and cities across the country are harvesting some of the most delicious, flavorful, and vibrant produce and other bounty. From bright orange pumpkins, to crisp red apples and plump turkeys, there’s no question the season brings out the best in local food and other products. This fall, take a culinary […] Read More

7 Cheap Eats in Dallas

Best known for barbecue, authentic Mexican, and Tex-Mex cuisine (although, there are plenty of other options), there’s no shortage of delicious places to enjoy a great meal in Dallas. Luckily, great food doesn’t have to mean expensive. Below we’ve compiled 7 budget-friendly options for dining out in Dallas so you’re not breaking the bank! Cool […] Read More