Walt Disney World Wilderness Lodge Hotel Review

This Disney deluxe class resort is located in the Magic Kingdom area, between the Contemporary resort and Fort Wilderness. The “theme” of this resort is that of a National Park, as the entire resort has a lodge feel that captures the spirit of the American West in the early 1900’s. The parking area is conveniently […]

Westin Long Beach Hotel Review

The Long Beach Hotel is located on Ocean Boulevard in Long Beach California. The hotel is located resonably close to both Los Angeles Airport and Orange County Airport. Local nearby attractions include the Long Beach Aquarium, Pine Ave Market, Shoreline Park, Rainbow Lagoon Park, and across the street from the Long Beach Performing Arts Center. […]

Beatles-Themed Hotel Opens in Liverpool

Liverpool, the city that raised John, Paul, George, and Ringo, has just opened a new four-star hotel, designed in the Beatles’ honor. The 110-room opened on February 1 in renovated 19th century mercantile building, located in the city’s Cavern Quarter. The hotel is named after the group’s second movie, released in 1964. The rooms at […]

Baltimore Inner Harbor Hotels

Baltimore’s Inner Harbor is the most photographed and visited of the city and has remained it’s main cultural center since the 1970s. When you stay at one of the many inner harbor hotels you will be able to enjoy all that the area has to offer, mostly on foot. There are plenty of dining choices […]

Hotel Review – Las Vegas Caesars Palace

Caesars Palace is one of the few hotels on the strip that has a significant history, with construction beginning in 1962. The original hotel’s tower had 680 rooms, quite significant for the time, but today’s Caesars Palace features a whopping 3,348 rooms. Unlike many hotels from the same era, Caesars Palace has been able to […]

Treasure Island Las Vegas

If you traveled to Vegas in the last several years, then surely you’ve seen the captivating swash buckling pirate show in front of the Treasure Island Hotel. In keeping with the “sin city” theme, the Treasure Island Hotel has upped the ante and incorporated some lusty ladies known as the Sirens into the show. Somehow […]

Las Vegas Mirage Hotel Review

Smack dab in the middle of the Las Vegas strip is the Mirage Hotel and Casino, an old timer by Vegas standards. Built in 1989 the hotel will be celebrating its 20th anniversary throughout 2009. At its conception the Mirage was a new idea, a destination in itself with its famed volcano, lobby aquarium, and […]

Historic Baltimore Hotels

Baltimore, the “City of Neighborhoods”.  When most of us think of historic cities on the east coast of the United States, we probably think of Philadelphia, Boston, Washington D.C., or even New York City, but the fact is Baltimore belongs on that list.  For most of its nation’s history, Baltimore has served as one of […]

Las Vegas Luxor Hotel

The Luxor in Las Vegas was one of the first fully themed hotels on the strip with its ancient Egyptian décor. Building for this pyramid shaped hotel began in 1991, the same year Treasure Island and the MGM Grand broke ground. In 2007 the hotel was renovated and many of the ancient Egyptian touches were […]

The Atlantic City Casinos: Borgata

This is a series of posts talking about the different casino properties in Atlantic City – next is the Borgata.

Baltimore Waterfront Hotels

Baltimore is nestled against the Patapsco River and the Chesapeake Bay, perfectly situated to give visitors incredible views of the surrounding scenery while they take in all that Baltimore has to offer. The next time you’re visiting the area, make sure to take advantage of the scenery by staying at one of Baltimore’s many beautiful […]

Circus Circus Hotel Review Las Vegas

Circus Circus Las Vegas first popped up on the strip in 1968 and originally featured a traditional American style circus but in 1997 the hotel changed its theme to a Quebec Cirque du Soleil style circus and added a 35 story tower. The hotel is much more kid friendly than most on the strip and […]

Hotel Review – New York New York Hotel & Casino Las Vegas

New York New York Hotel & Casino on the Las Vegas Strip uses the theme to create an environment that oozes New York City in many ways. The first and most obvious way is the architecture which features several skyscrapers, the Empire State Building and the Chrysler Building. There is even a half scale replica […]

Wynn Hotel Review

Opened in the spring of 2005, the Wynn Las Vegas is one of Las Vegas’ tallest buildings. Once the site of the legendary Desert Inn Resort, the 215-acre property combines the “Old Las Vegas” tradition with new technology, such as high-speed Internet connections and VOIP technology, in all of the guest rooms. Named for the […]

Walt Disney Polynesian Resort Review

The Polynesian at Walt Disney World is a deluxe class resort in the Magic Kingdom area. The Polynesian (or “Poly”, as frequent visitors refer to it), was one of the first resorts to be built at Disney World. The close proximity to the Magic Kingdom makes it a very popular hotel choice for Walt Disney […]

The Atlantic City Casinos: Caesar’s Atlantic City

Next stop on our series of posts on Atlantic City Casinos we have Caesar’s Atlantic City

Gaylord Palms Hotel Review

This luxury style resort is conveniently located within minutes of Walt Disney World (about 1.5 miles from the main gate of the theme parks) and 20 minutes from the Orlando airport. The resort itself is located on 65 acres of land that are beautifully maintained, while the hotel contains a spectacular atrium that fills the […]

Paris Las Vegas Hotel Review

Harrah’s Paris Las Vegas Hotel is exactly what the name implies a hotel that is themed after the famed city in France. One of its most noted structures is the 5/8ths scale, 541 foot replica of the Eiffel Tower but you’ll also find many other noted replicas on the property including the Montgolfier Balloon, the […]

Disney Port Orleans Riverside Hotel Review

The charm and appeal of this resort is obvious from your first arrival at this moderate Disney location. The theme of the resort is a Louisiana Bayou, with its plantation style and rustic style guest rooms. The mansion type rooms are part of the Magnolia Bend section of the resort, while the rustic lodge type […]

Walt Disney World Value Resorts

Walt Disney World in Orlando Florida currently has four value rated resorts on their property. These resorts cater to Disney family travelers and offer the same park benefits (such as Extra Magic Hours, free bus transportation services) as any other Disney resort. If you are traveling to Walt Disney World on a budget and want […]