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10 Cheap Eats in Houston

Referenced by USA Today as “the dining-out capital of the United States,” Houston is home to many excellent culinary options and tasty treats. Given the city’s proximity to locales like Latin America and the Cajun areas of Louisiana, Houston is known for many types of cuisine, including the ever popular tex-mex, as well as Vietnamese-style […] Read More

15 Essential Things To Keep in Your Car

When you’re on the open road, anything can happen. Usually, this is a good thing – where new experiences, adventures, and friendships await. But the other reality we road warriors face is that something might go wrong. Whether it’s a flat tire, a dead car battery, cuts, bumps, or bruises, there are a few essentials […] Read More

9 Healthy Snack Ideas (& Where to Find Them) On The Road

Eating healthy when you’re on the road doesn’t always seem like the easiest thing, yet most people aspire to do it. Not only will healthy snacking keep you energized and alert during your travels, but smart planning will also save you money in the long run. So before you depart on your travels, spend a […] Read More

How to See Indianapolis on a Budget

Whether you’re here for business or for pleasure, Indianapolis is a wonderful city to visit and explore. And fortunately, it is also home to many affordable options for sightseeing, dining, attractions and accommodations. So don’t break the bank – here are some great ways to save money when traveling in this capital city. Sightseeing & […] Read More

6 Outdoor Things to Do in Memphis

Along the Mississippi River in southwest Tennessee, Memphis is known for many delights, sights, and attractions. But it’s no secret that much of what makes Memphis a truly remarkable place to visit is the beautiful weather, as well as the never-ending list of things to see and do outdoors. We won’t lie – the summer […] Read More

Top 5 Ways to Celebrate Memorial Day

Memorial Day is an important day to all of us, serving as a prompt to think about and remember those who have fought and served for this incredible country we call home. So with Memorial Day quickly approaching, we’ve decided to put together a few ideas on how you and your family can recognize this […] Read More

5 Tips for Getting a Good Sleep While On the Road

We all share a similar issue: when you’re traveling, and away from the familiar surroundings of home, it can be hard to get to sleep. Even with some of the amenities we’re used to (like the comfortable beds, the TVs, and the high speed internet access you’ll find at all of our InTown Suites locations), […] Read More

Spring in Denver: 5 Things to See & Do

With comfortable temperatures now upon us, and while it’s just before the city’s very busy tourist season, May (and springtime in general) is an excellent time to be in Denver. The Mile High City is full of exciting things to see and do, boasting a lively downtown as well as close proximity to natural wonders […] Read More

Packing Tips & Tricks

Packing for a trip is always a bit of a daunting task. On the one hand, you’re trying to make sure you’ve covered all of the essentials, and on the other, trying to avoid lugging around more than you really need. Needless to say, when it comes to packing, space is always of the essence. […] Read More

Visit Minneapolis On a Budget

The largest city in the state of Minnesota, Minneapolis is a fantastic place to visit. A city known to be abundantly rich in water (there are 20 lakes and wetlands, the Mississippi River, creeks, and more), Minneapolis is a truly beautiful city. If you’re planning a trip to Minneapolis and are looking for ways to […] Read More