Date Night Ideas
Traveling to a new city is a fun way to reconnect with those you love. The excitement of discovering new things propels us to a place of curiosity to know more about the world. When you’re away from home, it’s a great time to get out of your comfort zone and explore. Sometimes, though, it’s nice to have a night in at the hotel. For those moments, you’ll be glad you’re staying at a Magnolia hotel with the warmth of...
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...
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 every corner. If you’ve booked an upcoming stay at Magnolia Houston, here are some top Downtown Houston restaurants that should be on your list. Hearsay - Market Square Great for...
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...
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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 city center? No matter where you go, there’s most likely a big chain hotel ("flagged") or an independent boutique property nearby. Not sure what differentiates the two? We go into...
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,...
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 you’re craving an affordable yet appealing trip with your special someone, here are three unexpectedly perfect U.S. cities for a romantic getaway. Denver The ideal city for outdoorsy couples, Denver...
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...
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 having your parents stay with your pup, it can be tough to leave Fluffy at home. Try traveling with your pet. Luckily, some boutique hotels have a policy to allow...
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...