Fourth of July Events
There are so many fun and free events happening around the country. Celebrate Independence Day with a family vacation to one of these popular destinations. Luckily, there’s a Magnolia Hotel nearby, so you can rest and recharge in between activities. Plan a stay near one of these Fourth of July Events. Event: Cape Myrtle Festival & Parade Date: July 4 Location: Downtown Dallas Every Summer, hundreds of beautiful cape myrtles pop up in full bloom along the historic streets of...
Top Houston Restaurants
There’s something about traveling that brings out your inner foodie. Sampling the local cuisine is a fun activity that everyone can enjoy, whether it’s a romantic date night out or a family dinner with the kids. In Downton Houston, it seems like there’s a new local restaurant popping up on...
Omaha's Old Market
Old world charm is all around when you stay at Magnolia Omaha. The hotel building was designed to mimic the Bargello, a palace in Florence, Italy, and was named to the National Register of Historic Places in 1974. Located in the heart of downtown, Omaha’s historic Old Market is not far away. With cobblestone streets and unique shops and boutiques, there’s so much to do and so much to see. Among the tree-lined streets, these popular destinations should be on...
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Planning a visit to a large city can be a difficult task. Deciding where to stay is one of the major decisions travelers must make before booking their trip. Does a hotel in the heart of the city make sense? Or do your travels take you outside of the busy...
Extra Romantic
The promise of being whisked away for a night on the town and a stay at a luxurious hotel is often romantic enough in and of itself, but you may be looking for a way to add an extra dose of romance to your hotel room this Valentine's Day. At Magnolia Hotels, we believe in providing our guests with a personalized, indulgent experience, which is why we recommend these tips for improving the romantic atmosphere within your hotel room: Request a Room...
Romantic Getaway
Picture a romantic getaway in your head. Now think about where this vacation would happen. You might imagine lounging on a Hawaiian beach or eating crepes at the Paris Las Vegas hotel. Unfortunately, those vacations come with a hefty price tag, jet lag or the potential for huge crowds. If...
Winter Vacation Cities
Where do Americans travel in the winter? The answer might surprise you. According to Travel + Leisure magazine, warm-weather destinations like Phoenix and Miami top the list. Unfortunately, many of these places are clogged with tourists in the cooler months. If you don’t want to brave the crowds, or deal with the hurried vibe of New York and Chicago, here are 4 underrated winter vacation destinations to consider. Houston With mild winter temperatures and infrequent snow, Houston is a prime...
Traveling with Your Pet
If you’re like most of us, your pet is part of the family. And you probably feel the creeping feeling of guilt every time you go away on vacation. Does my dog miss me? Are my cats being taken care of? No matter whether you’re boarding in a kennel or...
Holiday Traveling Easier
The holidays are a magical time. Fall brings colorful leaves and hearty turkey dinners, while joyful music, snow and fun decorations herald the arrival of Christmastime. Vacationing or visiting family for the holidays can be a very rewarding experience. Unfortunately, everyone else seems to have the same idea! According to the U.S. Bureau of Transportation Statistics, long-distance travel increases 54% during Thanksgiving week versus other times. Whether you’re traveling for business, visiting family, or enjoying a leisure vacation, holiday crowds...
Boutique Hotel
Having a comfortable room can make or break your getaway, which is why boutique hotels have gained popularity in recent years. What defines a boutique hotel? According to the travel website tripsavvy.com, boutique hotels are “small, artsy and young in spirit.” They often have hip, urban locations in the heart...