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Where to Stay in California

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This article is part of the Hipmunk Hotels Campaign  Headed to California? Here are 5 boutique hotels you should keep on your radar when visiting the Golden State.[spacer height="20px"] Hyatt Place San Jose: Enjoy Family-Friendly Attractions Located near tons of family attractions, the Hyatt Place San Jose/Downtown is the perfect hotel for a family getaway. Spend the day whizzing and whirling on rides at the action-packed Great America theme park. Take flight on the thrill ride Flight Deck, or if slower rides are more your speed, check out the Carousel Columbia. Want to cool off a bit? Hop on over to...

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Carry On with Bravo TV’s Tour Group Host Brandon Presser

The post below was originally published on Hipmunk's Tailwind Blog on March 4, 2016 by Kelly Soderlund. As a travel expert, TV host, and writer, Brandon Presser is no stranger to life on the go. Presser, who has visited more than 100 countries, has penned over 50 travel books, and is a regular contributor for such publications as Afar, Travel + Leisure, The Daily Beast, and National Geographic Traveler. And while he may be well known in the travel industry, he’s about to experience a whole new level of recognition: Presser is the lead host of Bravo TV’s new...

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HIPMUNK HOTELS: SPENDING FALL IN VIRGINIA CITIES LIKE RICHMOND, HARRISONBURG, AND MORE

The post below was originally published on The Girl and the Globe on September 12, 2016 by Becky.  Fall in Virginia is the best time to visit. The state bursts with natural color, events, and weather too good to be true. I’m lucky enough to take advantage of weekend getaways, but it’s worth the trip even if you fly in. TRICK OR TREAT IN RICHMOND’S FAN As a former resident of “The Fan” neighborhood in Richmond, I can attest that most area residents are college students or adults without children. You’d think that means Halloween trick or treating is a...

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Skyroam Review: How to Stay Connected While Traveling Internationally

Skyroam Review: How to Stay Connected When Traveling Internationally

As a travel blogger staying connected is imperative. I mean, how else am I going to show you the world of a wanderer, via Instagram, Facebook, and Snapchat, if I have shoddy or non-existent WiFi? I can't! And that's just not ok. Right?!Right.But, besides staying connected to the social world, I need to be able to have access to more functional things such as Google Maps, a translator, and the internet to pull up information on the fly while traveling abroad. If you've ever traveled internationally, you know this is not always an easy or cheap feat. Relying on...

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Hipmunk Hotels: Where to Stay in Indiana

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This post is part of the Hipmunk Hotels campaign Indiana may be best known for the Indy 500 and the Indianapolis Motor Speedway, or as the birthplace of the King of Pop himself, Michael Jackson, but it is also a great destination for travel. Whether you're looking for historic luxury or family friendly, Indiana has accommodations for it all. Here is a list of boutique hotels for your next trip to the Hoosier State.Family Friendly What do you get when you combine a 154-room hotel with a 40,000 square foot water park? Pure AWESOMENESS, that's what! Big Splash Adventure Indoor...

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Boutique Hotels in Missouri

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This article is part of the Hipmunk Hotels Campaign Known as the Gateway to the West, Missouri is the ideal destination for all types of vacations. Whether it's a weekend road trip or a romantic getaway, Missouri offers something for everyone. Check out this list of things to do and cheap places to stay during your trip to Missouri. Enjoy the Arts in Kansas City If you're a lover of the arts and you find yourself in Missouri, you may want to consider staying at the Holiday Inn Country Club Plaza. Located near the Kemper Museum of Contemporary Art, the Nelson-Atkins...

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HIPMUNK HOTELS WITH ADVENTURES IN AMARILLO, MCALLEN, IRVING, AND MORE

This post below was originally published on Project Domestication on June 15, 2016 by Becky Olsen.  The Mustangs of Las Colinas by The Wonders of Back Roads via Trover.comMake some late summer or early trip plans to explore Amarillo, McAllen or Irving, Texas or skip over the ocean to Puerto Rico for an adventurous time in Fajardo. Amarillo, TexasStart planning the perfect fall trip to Amarillo. This time of year brings much more mild temperatures in the Panhandle town. Driving on Route 66, horseback riding, and visiting the Texas Air and Space Museum are just a few activities...

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A Mini Guide to Canggu, Bali

Hiking the Camphuan Ridge Walk

I recently returned from a trip to Canggu (pronounced Changgu). I didn't think it was possible to fall in love with a place before even stepping foot on its soil but I did. Once in Canggu, it didn't take me long to realize this love was justifiable. It is a laid-back beach town, far enough removed from bustling, and tourist trap ridden Seminyak, yet lively in its own hipster way. Surfing, yoga, beach bars, restaurants, and cafes makes up this charming town. Here's my mini guide to Canggu to help you along on your visit. Need to Know Language:...

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Oh, Canada! Hipmunk’s Guide to The Great White North

"This post was originally published on Hipmunk's Tailwind Blog on March 3, 2016 by TheHipmunk"  From the famed ski slopes of Whistler to the roaring majesty of Niagara Falls, some the world’s greatest travel destinations are just north of the border, in Canada.With an overload of Canada travel options, which of these destinations are most popular among travelers? Hipmunk analyzed its travel data from 2015 to find out.The 25 cities below make up 80 percent of all hotel accommodations in Canada. We also included their average hotel and Airbnb booking prices, as well as average airfare...

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