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InTown Gives Back: Backpack Drive

Back to school season can be a stressful time for most parents. Between meal planning, childcare, and school supply shopping, resources can become stretched quite thin. But for many families facing homelessness, the stress of struggling to make ends meet often takes priority over back-to-school shopping. In the U.S. more than 16 million children live […] Read More
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5 Things to Do Before the End of Summer

It seems we wait all year for summer. Then boom—just like that, it’s over. Instead of crying about the impending doom and gloom of back-to-school season and cooler weather, we’ve decided to extract every little bit of sunshine out the fleeting days of summer. Your summer bucket-list may be too tall to tackle this late […] Read More
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The Path of Totality: Where to Watch the Solar Eclipse

SOLAR ECLIPSE 101 On Monday, August 21, 2017, all of North America will be treated to a total solar eclipse—the first in over 35 years. What is it? Who can see it? How do you watch? Read on to find out everything you need to know to prepare for the most anticipated event of the […] Read More
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Easy Breakfasts On the Go

Small space, no room, no time. Whatever your problem or excuse, everyone can use a few recipes in their arsenal that are quick, easy, and mess-free when it comes to hectic work weeks and back-to-school. Spend less time in the kitchen and more time together, even if it is jammed between dentist’s appointments and soccer […] Read More
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Get Outside and Explore: National Parks Fee-Free Day

Our national parks showcase the diverse and beautiful landscapes America has to offer. From the otherworldly terrain of Joshua Tree to the verdant hills of Great Smoky, there are over 400 national parks across the country for you to explore. This August 25th the National Parks Service celebrates its birthday by offering one of its […] Read More
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Inside InTown Suites’ Refresh

They say you can’t judge a book by its cover, but a nice cover is always a plus. Here at InTown Suites, we think first impressions are important. Following our Major Makeover earlier this spring, we decided our exteriors needed to adequately reflect our newly renovated interiors. THE REFRESH That’s why we decided to refresh […] Read More
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Destinations Highlight: Charleston

Charleston is one of America’s oldest and most historic cities. Nestled on the South Carolina coast, its culture, cuisine, and architecture blend English, French, West African, and traditional Southern influences to create a unique experience you won’t find anywhere else in the country. While it’s draped in Lowcountry elegance, there are plenty of things to […] Read More
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InTown Gives Back: Operation Gratitude

With the fourth of July barely in our rearview, most of us are getting back into the routine of everyday life, with tighter fitting pants and sun-kissed skin. But, somewhere between the fireworks and parades, we celebrated something bigger: the freedom we all enjoy as Americans thanks to courage and strength of our military. Here […] Read More
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July Fourth Events Near InTown Suites

America’s 241st birthday is coming up next week—but if you ask us she doesn’t look a day over 200. Whether you’re on the road for an epic long weekend getaway or traveling for business, there are lots of Independence Day events around our InTown Suites properties for all ages. So don your best red, white, […] Read More
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Kick Off Summer: Plan the Perfect Beach Day

Summer is all about making the most of warmer weather and sunny skies—and a beach day is just the ticket. But before you stick your toes in the sand, there are a few things you can prep and plan ahead that will make for smooth sailing once you arrive. Check out Intown Suites’ best beach […] Read More