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Break The Covid Groundhog Day Cycle Safely

Do you feel like you’re caught in a time loop, living Groundhog Day or even Groundhog Year? Last year, Covid-19 crashed the spring break party. This year, Covid-19 is still an uninvited guest. Yes, a full year later, there is still a pandemic between us and the beach. But that doesn’t mean we have to cancel the festivities all together. One thing we’ve hopefully learned during these “rinse and repeat” days is to take the lemons, make the lemonade, then find a friend with vodka... at a hotel... with a

It’s Business, Unusual; the Twilight Zone; the Zombie Apocalypse

2020 brought us "Tiger King" and murder hornets, memes, memes and more memes. Jokes about the coronavirus spread like, well, you know. Social butterflies were trapped. Some experienced boredom. Others struggled to perfect their WFH routine or in some cases their out-of-work routine: Wake up. Open Twitter, scroll, close Twitter. Open Facebook, scroll, close Facebook. Ditto on Instagram, YouTube, TikTok. Repeat. 

We don’t usually celebrate Valentine’s Day, because well…I’m just not into anything cheesy and lovey-dovey like that (ever since I was a teenager, true story!). So when I noticed that Valentine’s Day was like 2 weeks away from last weekend, I thought, hey, why not do a little staycation around my city of Las Colinas and have a little getaway with my little family. Any excuse to have a little getaway, right? 

Hotel for the Holidays

Wednesday, December 23, 2020 1:00 PM by Kayla Mansour

This year has given us enough time at home, so scratch the idea of "Home for the Holidays" and create a new memory this season with the one(s) you love . . . try a safe hotel staycation. Yes, "Hotel for the Holidays" also has a nice ring to it! Holiday in style in Irving at one of our amazing properties, create new memories and be merry! The city lights up with holiday activities with fewer crowds and more room to explore. 'Tis the season to enjoy a whimsical stay in the heart of DFW. 

Fluffy & Fido's Irving Staycation

Monday, September 28, 2020 10:00 AM by Lori Sirmen

My Bear is the absolute love of my life! My Bear is not really a bear, of course,  but actually, a dog that looks like a bear, a teddy bear to be exact, and he’s got me wrapped around his fluffy paw. He knows how to pull the puppy-dog eyes to tug at my heart when he sees me packing my suitcase, like these guys...

Seven Standout Labor Day Staycays!

Monday, August 31, 2020 7:00 AM by Lori Sirmen

 

Summer 2020 has been a season like no other: Virtual classes replaced  summer camp. Birthday parties became parades. Road trips ruled. And at least for now, staycations are the best way to vacation. Let's bid the summer of surreal goodbye on a high note. With Labor Day weekend just around the corner, we’ve rounded up some standout Irving hotels for a perfect summer send-off staycation. Read on and you may just find yourself savoring summer’s finale poolside or lakeside or both - cocktail in hand, toasting the end of a season we will surely not forget.

Irving, Texas STAYcation Roundup

Tuesday, July 7, 2020 6:00 PM by Kayla Mansour

In need of a staycation, stat? Might we suggest Vegas, Dallas, New Orleans, Austin, nah Irving, Texas! 

Irving is the perfect spot to go for a fantastic vacay, baecay, staycay, lovecay (you get the point) with plenty of diverse dining, an assortment of live music, poolside retreats, and a walkable entertainment district. 

We've rounded up all the deals around town to help you find the best hotels to match your personality. Now is the time to get out of dodge for a few days and kick up your feet. How do you like to STAYcay? 

Be one of the first to experience the reimagined Omni Las Colinas Hotel located in the heart of Las Colinas. Originally built in 1982 as a Four Seasons, the hotel has  recently undergone a major renovation. And renovation is an understatement. All of the public spaces have been modernized including the lobby, courtyard, bars and restaurants on the property. And the brand new resort-style pool will be unveiled in mid-July. With each upgrade, the already luxe space has found a higher tier of luxury. 

The Westin at the Irving Convention Center is the newest hotel in close proximity to Irving's Entertainment District, which houses fabulous recreation, dining, and of course concerts. This makes it a prime location, plus a destination to keep you entertained and coming back for more. Staycationing in Irving is so ideal, it offers so many great hotels and many fun attractions. I can't wait to tell you all about our stay at the beautiful Westin in Las Colinas.