Holiday Inn Resort Lake Buena Vista: Orlando, FL


Recently, we took a family vacation to Florida. Usually, we spend the whole trip on Disney property. This time around, though, we stayed in 3 different resorts due to being in town for a conference. Of the three places we

Quality Inn & Suites Boulder Creek: Boulder, Colorado

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As I shared recently, we selected the Quality Inn & Suites Boulder Creek for our quick visit to Boulder, Colorado. My only regret about this hotel is that we did not have more time to spend in it and in…

Comfort Inn & Suites: Beaver, Utah — Rooms with a View

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The very first stop on our recent massive road trip… set a high bar for hotel rooms along the way. I want to state up front that my standards for a road trip hotel are vastly different than they would

3 Tips to Remember When Booking with Airbnb

Planning your stay with Airbnb

I recently booked my second stay with an Airbnb host…. The first experience — a two night stay in guest room inside a Denver home — was truly wonderful. Our next adventure will be a one week booking in

Best Western De Anza Inn – Rooms with a View

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We chose the Best Western De Anza Inn for our weekend journey to the Monterey Scottish Games and Celtic Festival at the Monterey County Fairgrounds. While Monterey, California… is host to some amazing hotels adjacent to the Bay

Best Western Plus Seacliff Inn – Rooms with a View

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This week, I took a quick jaunt to Santa Cruz, California for an overnight trip. Since this was truly a working journey, I was thrilled with my accommodations at the Best Western Plus Seacliff Inn….

Hyatt Place Birmingham/Inverness – Rooms with a View


For my recent, very quick trip to Birmingham, Alabama, I was blessed to stay in accommodations provided at the Hyatt Place Birmingham/Inverness. A spacious, comfortable mid-range hotel, Hyatt Place is a great choice…

The Pines Resort at Bass Lake – Rooms with a View

The Pines Resort

The Pines Resort is a perfect family getaway spot for families in California’s Central Valley. Less than an hour from Fresno, you’ll feel like you’re days away from the city. …

Bay Landing Hotel – Rooms with a View

Bay Landing Hotel

Another new feature here on this brand new blog is my “Rooms with a View” hotel review section. I am blessed to be a frequent traveler and I get to stay in all kinds of cool hotels.…