Located right on Long Beach Harbor, and close to the cruise port and local tourist attractions, I was very impressed with the location of the Residence Inn Long Beach Downtown. But, will the rest of the stay stack up?
With the bachelor party festivities over with (finally!), I retreated to the Ritz-Carlton New Orleans for one night before my flight. The rate was just too low to pass up, and with my $100 resort credit and free breakfast from a timeshare ownership rate, the stay had a lot of benefits included!
In town for a bachelor party, I visited New Orleans in August of 2017. Arriving a day early due to award flight availability, I checked out the Renaissance New Orleans- Warehouse District for a one-night stay.
Needing to be in St. Louis after a business trip in Chicago left me with a few choices. I could have flown, but with flights over $150 one-way, I wasn’t too keen on that option. Instead, I elected to take the Texas Eagle Amtrak long-distance train for its leg from Chicago to St. Louis. All in, I paid $100 for my business class cabin, which included a meal for my journey.