One of the most remarkable facts about travel – is that even the planning takes you away from the reality you’re living in the moment.

The good news? Travel will return again soon. And until then, we’re like many of you counting down the days until we can finally take those trips we’ve been planning since last year. During this travel restricted interim, we’d like to share some of our favorite reasons to visit our destinations around the world, as food for thought as your mind wanders…


Atlanta – Experience a slice of southern history and invigorating hikes including nearby Stone Mountain.

Austin – Embrace Texas Hill Country and explore local wineries and distilleries.

Baltimore – Explore the Inner Harbor and historic Ft. Fort McHenry.

Boston – Breathtaking city views from along the famous Charles River – overlooking all that Boston has to offer.

Chicago – Step outside directly onto the Riverwalk along the Chicago River or visit the Navy Pier on spectacular Lake Michigan.

Flagstaff – Golf at country clubs along Route 66 or explore the beautiful vistas at the Grand Canyon

Fort Lauderdale – Sun, sand and sea in an experience that was just reimagined.

Hilton Head – Beach, golf, tennis, kayaking, ziplining, boating and more – is it any wonder the resort is such a hit!

Houston – Make time to explore Millennial Park in the heart of Houston overlooked by the hotel.

Jacksonville – Golf courses, the Naval Air Station, Mayport Naval Base, and the beaches are nearby.

New Orleans – Experience world-class cuisine, unique shopping, and authentic cultural excursions in one of the nation’s most fascinating cities.

Orlando – The central courtyard offers a swimming pool and Jacuzzi for relaxing after a day at the parks.

Philadelphia – Rittenhouse Square is just outside the door – offering museums and parks and dining.

San Francisco – Located in the heart of Union Square, there is no need to even leave the hotel to hit a historic landmark – with a cocktail at the Redwood Room!

Scottsdale – Day trips to explore the beautiful Sonoran Desert from the ground or by hot air balloon.

Somers Point/Ocean City – Enjoy prime access to the best of Ocean City and Atlantic City from the beach to casinos, shopping and dining.

St. Louis – Explore Forrest Park and all of the free museums it is home to just across the street from the hotel in the Central West End!

Tucson – Use the hotel as a home based to explore the nearby beautiful Sabino Canyon and Saguaro National Park.

Let’s all keep the #spiritoftravel alive – if only in our minds for just a bit longer. . . or book now for an opportunity to explore when travel opens up again.