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Tips for a Great Christmas Away from Home

Just because you won’t be home for the holidays doesn’t mean you can’t have an enjoyable and memorable Christmas. Keep yourself occupied with a few of the things that make the season bright. We’ve rounded up a couple tips for how to have the best Christmas when you’re away. 1. Connect with family. Voice or […] Read More

Why December is a Great Month to Visit Charleston, SC

With the holiday season now upon us, you may find yourself looking for new traditions, or new ways to celebrate that are different from your current rituals. It’s the perfect time of year to enjoy new experiences with family and friends, or to embark on an exciting solo adventure.  This December, why not try something new […] Read More

7 Holiday Travel Tips

It’s no secret that holiday travel can be many things – mostly, exciting, of course, but usually holiday travel is also a little hectic and a little stressful. With so many travelers going to and fro, airports, bus depots, train stations and highways quickly become pretty crowded. But fear not, because your friends at InTown […] Read More

Gift Ideas for the Frequent Traveler in Your Life

We know how stressful it can be to come up with the perfect gift idea for all the special people on your shopping list. You want to give something thoughtful, something useful, and something that will treat the recipient, evoking surprise and excitement when they unwrap the gift. If there’s a frequent traveler on your list […] Read More

Top Budget Eats in Jacksonville

The largest city in Florida, Jacksonville’s culinary scene is on the rise. Much like Jacksonville itself, it could be said that the culinary culture in this city has been underrated and largely undiscovered for some time. But as travelers look to vacation options other than Miami and Palm Beach, cities like Jacksonville are welcoming more visitors, […] Read More

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