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Things To Do in Dallas with Kids on A Family Vacation

Dallas is filled with all kinds of family fun. From enjoying the beautiful outdoors to checking out some of the amazing attractions Dallas has to offer, the options are limitless. We’ve put together some of the best thing [...]

Top 10 Family Things To Do In Nashville

Nashville is a city filled with history, music, and fun! If you’re in town with your family for a vacation or a short weekend you’ll probably need a guide to the city. We’ve put together some of the top 10 family thin [...]

Dog Days of Summer in Charlotte

Hot dog doesn’t necessarily refer to food around these parts. With temperatures reaching the nineties is this warm southern city, it’s safe to say that summers around here simmer. Finding a way to be with your favorite [...]

InTown Gives Back: Operation Gratitude

Between the fireworks and parades, the cookouts and bonfires, the fourth of July is a time to relax with family and reflect. Even though it may just seem like hotdogs and sparklers today, in truth, we're celebrating someth [...]

July Fourth Events Near InTown Suites

America’s 242nd 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 Independenc [...]

Orlando in a Week: Tips for Theme Parks and More

A trip to Orlando is a dream for so many children, families, and friends. A city known for its famous theme parks, Orlando is one of the world’s premier tourist destinations. From Walt Disney World and its four theme park [...]

What to Expect When You Attend an Atlanta Braves Game

Atlanta has professional franchises for five major team sports teams, but their most successful and popular team is the undoubtedly the Atlanta Braves. Affectionately known as “The Bravos,” “The Team of the 90s,” an [...]

Top 5 Ways to Celebrate Memorial Day

Memorial Day is an important day for all of us, serving as a reminder to remember those who have fought for and served this incredible country we call home. With the holiday weekend quickly approaching, we’ve decided t [...]

Live Like A Local: Summer Travel Destinations

Planning summer vacation is almost a rite of passage to get us through those last few balmy, rainy days of spring. Deciding when and where relies on a bunch of factors, including budget, weather, travel, and, of course—wh [...]

Take A Walk With InTown

There are lots of holidays dedicated to getting outside, getting some fresh air, and pumping those heart muscles with a walk or ride to wherever you’re going.  The American Heart Association promotes walking as a simple [...]

Spring Getaways Across America

The fog of Daylight Saving Time is finally lifting and the days are getting longer. Your instinct to hibernate is subsiding and you’ve once again caught the itch to travel—so why wait until summer to start planning a va [...]

InTown Gives Back: National Random Acts of Kindness Day

February 17th may be behind us, but the sentiment behind National Random Acts of Kindness Day is far from over.  A holiday that’s about more than gifts, it’s a way to give back, pay it forward, and spread positivity at [...]

Get Outside: Fun Winter Fitness

The funny thing about New Year’s fitness resolutions for us here in the Northern Hemisphere is that January coincides with the chilly winds of winter. A season of staring at the walls from the treadmill at our local gym d [...]

5 New Year’s Resolutions That Are Easy to Make and Even Easier to Keep

With every New Year comes New Year’s resolutions. We all want to make a fresh start and better ourselves, but it can be hard to stick with resolution, especially if it’s too ambitious. Luckily, there are plenty of New Y [...]

Holiday Events Near InTown Suites

The Holiday Season always brings about a great sense of community across the country, no matter where you live or what your beliefs. There’s a magic in the air that clings to each twinkling light decorating town squares, [...]

Take a Hike with InTown Suites

Take a hike, buddy! No seriously—we’re not trying to be rude, but it’s time to get outside and enjoy the gorgeous fall weather this November 17, National Take a Hike Day. With 189 locations in 22 states, here at InTow [...]


Here at InTown Suites, we know it can be difficult to partake in simple, fun Holidays like Halloween when you’re traveling, new in town, or far from a suburban community. That’s why when our Orlando UCF (YOF) team sugge [...]

Destination Highlight: Central Colorado

Fall is here in Central Colorado and there is so much to do! Crisp temperatures, sunny days, and the brilliant-hued aspen gold leaves of the surrounding trees make it the perfect time to get outside and explore the natural [...]

Frugal Fun: Experience More for Less This Autumn

International Frugal Fun Day takes place the first Saturday of October each year. While October 7th may only be one day, the spirit of frugality is easy to bring forward the rest of the month, especially as we head into a [...]

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 [...]

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 f [...]

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 creat [...]

Summer Vacation Destination: Virginia Beach

Summer is nearly here and if you’re anything like us, you’re already daydreaming about sunny vacations, outdoor adventures, and making new memories. Warm weather and longer days, it’s a fantastic time to get to know t [...]

Exciting Memorial Day Trips Near InTown Suites

Considered the unofficial start to summer, the Memorial Day weekend holds endless possibilities for adventure all over America. From barbecues to live bands and everything in between, it’s the ideal time to explore the ve [...]

Getting Your Foot in the Door: Tips to Help with Your Summer Job Search

The job search can be daunting, no matter what your experience or skill level. Luckily, when it comes to finding summer employment, we’ve got the answers to the questions of where, how, and why to apply. Here at InTown Su [...]

Budget-Friendly Cinco de Mayo Recipes

Food is central to Mexican life and culture, and Cinco de Mayo celebrations are no exception! From a bueno breakfast to satisfying snacks, or the perfect margarita pairing, your Cinco de Mayo menu doesn’t have to break th [...]

Family-Friendly US Destinations for March Break

With spring break on the minds of most youth and parents in the country, it’s time to start setting your plans and determining how you’d like to spend the time. This year, why not spend some quality time together locall [...]

Tips for a Budget-Friendly Christmas Meal

Christmas is a time full of joy and holiday cheer, but it can certainly leave your wallet feeling a little empty. After the gifts are bought and wrapped, you’ve still got to plan for food. For holiday feasts, whether you' [...]

Holiday Celebrations in Denver

Traveling to Denver this holiday season? From musical performances to awesome outdoor fun, there is plenty to see and do in Denver. And don’t stress about blowing your holiday budget, many holiday celebrations in the Mile [...]

The Top Free (Or Almost Free) Attractions in Charleston

A port city defined by its cobblestone streets, pastel antebellum houses, and southern hospitality and charm, Charleston is a welcoming destination home to a range of things to see and do. And experiencing the best of the c [...]

How to Explore Charlotte on a Budget

The largest city in North Carolina and the seat of Mecklenburg County, Charlotte’s mid-Atlantic location makes traveling to the city quick and easy from virtually anywhere in the country. Known as the “International Gat [...]

Top 5 Fall Drives in America

It’s no secret that the US is full of beautiful sights and breathtaking scenery. And fall in many of the cities and towns across the country offers a unique type of beauty — often crisp, colorful, and joyous. This fal [...]

10 Free or Almost Free Things to Do in Phoenix

The saying “the best things in life are free” holds (mostly) true in Phoenix, a city where plenty of attractions, events, and things to do are budget-friendly. Here’s how to get a true taste of Phoenix for free, or, a [...]

How to See the Best of Pittsburgh on a Budget

Experiencing the best of Pittsburgh doesn’t mean breaking the bank. In fact, there are plenty of ways to stick to your budget while exploring this beautiful city in western Pennsylvania, including free attractions and thi [...]

How to Help Your Child Adjust to a New School

Find yourself in a new town or a new school district this year? No matter the reasons for your move, transitions like these can be a challenging time for everyone. There are a few things you can do to ease the changes for y [...]

5 Ways to Save Money in Baton Rouge, Louisiana

Found yourself in Baton Rouge for work, a move, or for pleasure? Whether you’re on a strict budget or not, it's always nice to save a little money. Below find our top tips for saving money when you visit Baton Rouge, Lou [...]

5 National Parks to Explore in 2016

Our national parks showcase the diverse and beautiful landscapes America has to offer. From the vast desert terrain of Death Valley to the rugged coastal wilderness of Acadia, there are over 400 national parks across the co [...]

Best East Coast Summer Vacation Destinations

There are few better ways to spend summer vacation than exploring the beautiful coastlines, seaside cities, and quaint towns our shores have to offer. From beaches, to long winding roads, ocean views, al fresco dining, and [...]

6 Can't-Miss Summer Music Festivals Across the Country

Summer is the season of music festivals, and soaking up the sun while listening to your favorite performers is the ideal summer experience. From toe-tapping country jams to the freshest hip hop performances, you’ll find i [...]

Things To Do in Virginia Beach this Summer

Virginia Beach is a wonderful summer vacation destination, offering a mix of activity and relaxation for families, couples, or solo travelers. From leisurely days on the beach, to art installations, tours and sightseeing, [...]

5 Coastal Drives to Enjoy on World Oceans Day

World Oceans Day is a yearly observation that honors the oceans of the world, while celebrating the products the ocean provides (think seafood, and marine life for aquariums, pets, and more), the sea lines it provides for i [...]

Plan a Baseball Themed Trip to Chicago

If you’re an avid baseball fan, it’s time to start planning a spring or summer getaway to Chicago, Illinois! Chicago is home to the well loved Wrigley Field - known for its ivy-covered brick outfield wall, iconic red ma [...]

5 Things to Do in Houston in May

The most populous city in Texas, Houston is a diverse area with a growing international community, plenty of arts and culture to offer, exciting festivals, sports teams for most major professional leagues, and much more. I [...]

6 Iconic US Roads Perfect for a Spring Road Trip

There’s nothing better than a road trip - the feeling of freedom and adventure as you set off to discover something new. What better way to kick off the spring season than with an exciting road trip to see the sights. The [...]

5 Free Things to Do With Family in Chicago

Among the largest cities in the US, Chicago is a fantastic destination with ample choice for things to see and do. You can experience some of the best aspects of the city for free, so traveling with the family doesn’t hav [...]

5 Unexpected Destinations to Explore on Spring Break

With spring breaks upon us (and the Easter long weekend right around the corner), it’s the perfect time of year to get away for a much needed adventure. And you don’t need to go too far - a road trip is the perfect esca [...]

4 of America's Most Romantic Cities

With Valentine’s Day only a few days away, it’s the perfect time to finalize a few special plans for that special someone. This year, why not enjoy delectable cuisine, delicious drinks, and sights old and new as you exp [...]

5 Incredible Winter Road Trips in America

Winter weather isn’t enough to stop the most adventurous travelers from getting out there and embarking on an exciting, memorable vacation. In fact, some choose to embrace the snowy conditions and make winter sightseeing [...]

What to Expect When You Attend a Colorado Avalanche Game

Based in Denver, Colorado, the Colorado Avalanche hockey team rightfully earned its status as one of the best hockey teams of all-time. Routinely making it to playoffs and winning the Stanley Cup twice, the Avalanche is bes [...]

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 th [...]

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 an [...]

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, t [...]

Best North Carolina Beaches to Visit this Summer

A stunning backdrop, water activities galore, and home to some of the top beaches in the world, it’s no surprise North Carolina is an incredibly popular vacation destination during the summer months. Looking for some of t [...]

Top Water Parks to Visit in Florida this Summer

It may be mid-August, but one thing's for sure: summer sure isn’t over yet. There’s still plenty of nice weather and long days left this season, and - if you haven’t already had your fill - plenty of perfect family ro [...]

4 Reasons to Vacation in San Antonio This Summer

Tex-Mex, margaritas, heavy metal music, and the San Antonio Spurs are just a few of the things that come to mind when thinking about San Antonio. But there’s a lot more to this beautiful city than that. From incredible di [...]

Feel Right at Home in Colorado Springs.

Planning on staying in our recently purchased extended stay property in Colorado Springs? We’ve put together a short, yet informative guide of what’s available nearby to help you settle more comfortably into your home a [...]

Top Attractions in Hampton Roads, VA

With our recent purchase of four new properties in lovely Hampton Roads, Virginia, we really couldn’t think of a better time to showcase some of the great things there are to see and do in the area. A fantastic waterfron [...]

Simple Fourth of July Decoration Ideas

With Independence Day right around the corner, now is the time to wrap up your plans and begin the celebrations. Whether you’re having guests over, or simply celebrating at home (or your InTown Suite!) with the fam [...]

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 accommodati [...]

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 weat [...]

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 thi [...]

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 [...]

Free (or Low Cost) Things to Do in Cincinnati.

With so much to see and do, Cincinnati really is an exciting city to visit. And best of all: accommodations, attractions, and things to do don’t need to break the bank on your next visit! With 2 InTown Suites locat [...]

Simple Spring Activities for Kids

Spring is a great time to break out of the mold and try something new. With better weather upon us, coupled with a sense rebirth and renewal, there’s no better time to get creative. This week, InTown Suites brings you [...]

7 Free Things to Do in Austin

March is just around the corner and here in Austin the temperature will soon reach those balmy 70s that we’re all so fond of. There really isn’t a better time to explore some of the great things Austin has to offer. [...]

Romantic San Antonio

The beautiful city of San Antonio is the perfect place to spend a romantic Valentine's Day. Because V-Day falls on a Saturday this year, you can take advantage of the weekend time off, and spend the whole day together. [...]

12 Events to Look Forward to, All Year Long

The New Year is here! What are you looking forward to most in 2015? We're looking forward to a year filled with fun festivals and events in our favorite parts of the country. January Sundance Film Festival - Park City [...]

15 Budget Travel Tips for 2015

1. Stay in One Location Longer Avoid hopping around multiple destinations. While you might feel the urge to see as much as possible, lingering in one area, for a week or more, mean that you'll really get to know your destin [...]

Atlanta Holiday Celebrations

Will you be staying in the Atlanta region over the holiday season this year? If so you're lucky! Even though the temperatures are fairly mild, Atlanta is filled with festive holiday spirit! Here's a short list of the ev [...]

10 Things to Do in Tampa

With the weather cooling down in most parts of the country, it’s time to start thinking of your winter travel plans to somewhere warm. Tampa is the perfect warm-weather, winter destination! If you’ve never been before, [...]

Free Attractions in Saint Louis

On a budget but still want to take in some of the incredible sights that Saint Louis has to offer? You're in luck at Saint Louis is one of the top cities in the country for free attractions. Here are some of the best fr [...]

Charleston, South Carolina from A-Z

Charleston, South Carolina is consistently voted as one of the top destinations in the United States. Here are 26 reasons why you should come visit: Arthur Ravenel Jr. Bridge - this beautiful bridge connects downtown Charl [...]

Exploring Newport News

If you’re lucky enough to find yourself in Newport News, Virginia, you are in for a world of fun! The city sits on the banks of the beautiful James River, and offers lots of outdoor and nature related adventures, along wi [...]

July Events in Pittsburgh

In addition to putting on a fabulous 4th of July, Pittsburgh hosts a number of fun and festive events all month long. Will you be staying with us at our Pittsburgh location this July? Here are some events we recommend c [...]

In Town in Phoenix, Arizona

  Traveling to Phoenix, Arizona for the first time? If you’ve got time to explore the largest city in the South West, these are some of the best attractions worth checking out. Ak-Chin Pavilion The Ak-Ch [...]

Exploring Austin’s Food Truck Scene

In the past couple of years, there has been an explosion of food trucks around the country. Food trucks provide fast and inexpensive, yet delicious meals to urbanites. While you can now find food trucks in nearly every [...]

Visiting Dallas, Texas in June

Will you be in town in Dallas, during the month of June? If you’re looking for some fun events and activities to check out, here are five that the staff at our InTown Suites Dallas properties recommend. Texas Rangers Ba [...]

Chicago on a Budget

Chicago is an amazing city to visit, but costs can add up quickly making it an expensive trip. If you’re looking to visit Chicago, keep reading and find out how we recommend touring the Windy City, without blowi [...]

Can’t Miss Houston Experiences in May

Can’t Miss Houston Experiences in May Planning a trip to Houston, Texas this May? Here are 5 experiences you won’t want to miss out on! 5. Keels and Wheels Concours d’Elegance Want to get a little fancy and see how [...]

Central Atlanta in a Day

While many of our guests stay in Atlanta for a week or more, they are often on business, are in the process of relocating or simply don’t have a lot of time to spend sightseeing in Atlanta even though they would l [...]

Top Five Montgomery Alabama Attractions

Whether you’re in town for pleasure or you have a few free hours during meetings, there are a lot of unique attractions to fill your time in Montgomery, Alabama. Here are our five favorite things to see in Alabama [...]

Spending a Night on the Town in Houston, Texas

Houston is a city that really comes alive at night and its nightlife scene really deserves to be explored. At InTown Suites, with our free internet and premium TV channels, we know it can be tempting to stay in, but trust [...]

What to Pack for a Week of Business Travel in a Carry-On for Women

Ladies, we know packing for a business trip can be a daunting task, especially when you have to fit everything you need in a carry-on. Packing light while looking professional can be an intimidating task, but follow this ba [...]

Top Ten Bites in Atlanta, Georgia

Food lovers rejoice, Atlanta is a food mecca! The city has everything from classic Southern cooking to haute cuisine. The greater Atlanta metro area has some of the best food in the state, if not the country. Keep readi [...]

Salt Lake City in February

If you’re a winter sports lover, then February is a great time of year to visit Salt Lake City, Utah. In February, the average weather forecast for Salt Lake ranges from a high of 43 degrees to a low of 24 degre [...]

Planning an Affordable Trip to Orlando

Many parents want to take their children to visit Orlando, Florida, but think they can’t afford it. Orlando vacations can be expensive, but with the right planning and some creativity, it can actually be very af [...]

Exploring Houston’s Museum District

  What’s your favorite museum in Houston? Art and culture lovers enjoy visiting Houston for its amazing Museum District. Within a 1.5 mile radius, you’ll find 19 museums – there is truly something for ev [...]

Feel at Home in Jeffersontown Kentucky

Planning on staying in our newly renovated InTown Suites property in the eastern region of Louisville, Kentucky? We’ve put together a short, yet informative guide of what’s available nearby to help you settle [...]

What to Expect When You Attend a Dallas Cowboys Game

Dallas – Fort Worth is one of the few cities in America that has a national league team in all four sports. Undoubtedly, the most popular team is the world famous Dallas Cowboys, the National Football League team. You [...]

The 10 Best Areas of Metro Atlanta

Atlanta is a large and diverse city. Many people who visit Atlanta only experience the downtown core, but the metropolitan area has so much more to offer. If you’re planning a trip to the Atlanta region, [...]

Why November is a Great Month to Visit San Antonio

While San Antonio is great to visit any time of year, November is an especially great month to visit. First of all, the weather is fantastic. Unlike most of the country which tends to turn cold and dreary in November, t [...]