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Get out of the cold and into the sun at Naples, Florida!

Escape the cold and make your way to where the sun is warm. Visit Florida and let the warm temperatures, beaches and fun melt away the cold from back home. Be a snowbird this winter and head to Red Roof PLUS+ Naples with sunshine ahead.

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Red Roof PLUS+ & Suites Naples is completely remodeled, offering a clean and comfortable stay! When you stay with us you are just a few minutes from the best beaches Naples has to offer. Make sure to check out these other fantastic nearby attractions when in town:

 

  • Vanderbilt Beach, Lowdermilk Beach, Clam Pass Beach, Lely Barefoot Beach, and more, are all between 2-15 miles from Red Roof Inn Plus+ and Suites Naples. Having a relaxing and fun day in the sun is only a quick drive away.
  • Only 2.3 miles away, the historic Naples Pier is a perfect spot for sightseeing and fishing. With a concession stand, beach supplies, a beautiful beach and volleyball nets, it’s the perfect place to catch a spectacular Naples sunset.
  • Naples is home to lots of great shopping and there are a wide range of stores. Waterside Shops and 5th Avenue South, just to name a couple, are big and beautiful shopping outlets that also have food and entertainment.
  • Naples Botanical Garden is creating a world class paradise that combines delightful cultivated tropical gardens with beautifully restored natural habitats. And it’s only 3 miles away!
  • Visit the Naples Zoo to experience the nature of the tropics and all its beauty. Exotic animals and vivacious plants are plentiful in the tropics and they are all on display at the Naples Zoo!
  • Pure Naples Water Adventures, Southwest Florida’s newest and most exiting attraction is only 1 mile away! Dolphin watching, sunset cruises, fishing charters, jetboat tours, jetski and boat rentals, Pure Naples has something for everyone.
  • Don’t miss the #1 nature attraction in Naples. The Corkscrew Swamp Sanctuary, is a 13,000 acre Preserve and is home to the largest remaining stand of old growth bald cypress in North America. A 2.25 mile boardwalk trail is open to the public daily.
  • Great food is right around the corner. I-HOP (adjacent), Castaways, Olive Garden (1 block), The Waterfront Cafe (2 blocks), Little Italy (3 blocks), Bonefish Grill (0.2 mi), Joes Crab Shack, Tin City Marina Market (0.5 mi), Roys, Shane’s Cabana Bar, Stoney’s Steakhouse, Tavern on the Bay (1 mi), 5th Avenue Restaurants, Five Guys (1.5 mi) and Cheesecake Factory (3.1 mi).

Not only are there plenty of exciting attractions right nearby, but Red Roof PLUS+ & Suites offers plenty to do right on the property:

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  • We offer an outdoor pool and hot tub, a gazebo, flat screen TVs, an on-site restaurant and a picnic area with grills. Enjoy the warmth of friends and family around our newly installed outdoor fire feature.
  • The new rooms at this 100% Smoke Free inn feature a boutique design with new furniture, spa-like bathrooms, new Rest Suite beds by Serta, plush high-end bedding, modern design flooring, new seating, and a large flat-screen TV.

Make sure to get the most out of your travel experience by staying at the affordable and pet-friendly Red Roof PLUS+ & Suites Naples, FL! Book now!

Safe travels and happy adventures!

-Katie

 

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Experience Clearwater, FL

White sand beaches, gorgeous sunny weather, endless entertainment and outdoor activities can be found in Clearwater, FL. You won’t want to miss out on the miles of crystal clear waters and mild, temperate climate. Clearwater is celebrating its 100 years of existence this year, so be sure to visit this ultimate destination.

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There are many outdoor activities that visitors can do, whether you are feelings adventurous or just want to relax:

Dining, shopping, outdoor excursions, vibrant activities and more – there is something here for everyone and every budget. No matter what time of the year it is, with its beautiful beaches, year-round warm climate and limitless activities, Clearwater is the perfect vacation spot. Make sure to stay at one of these budget-friendly and pet friendly Red Roof Inn locations when in town so you can get the most out of your travel experience!

Safe travels and happy adventures!

-Katie

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Amazing Beaches and Attractions of San Diego

San Diego, California is a must-see city to visit during 2016! San Diego is a great vacation destination to kick off the new year because of their many attractions and fantastic beaches. As January is usually a cold month, San Diego will give you sun, waves, and smiles that will rejuvenate you and start you off to a great new year. Here are the top attractions and beaches to visit while in San Diego:

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Amazing Beaches:

  • Pacific Beach– Find surf shops, famous white sand beaches with crystal clear waters, piers, boardwalks, fantastic fishing, fresh/local dining, and nightlife at Pacific Beach , which offers the Crystal Pier.
  • Ocean Beach– Ocean Beach has the longest pier in Southern California and Dog Beach where dogs run free!
  • La Jolla Cove A somewhat hidden gem with calm waters, caves and a breathtaking view- perfect for snorkeling, kayaking and diving!
  • Bellmont Park/Mission Beach-Visit Belmont Park, San Diego’s beach front amusement park with free admission! Ride all the thrilling rides, enjoy dining, shopping, or relax in the sands of Mission Beach.
  • Coronado Island/BeachCoronado Island is consistently voted one of the best beaches in the US and is known for the San Diego- Coronado Bridge and the historic Hotel del Coronad. This small town has elegant gardens, old-world mansions, unique shops, dining and more.
  • Torrey Pines State Natural Reserve & Beach– Torrey Pines State Natural Reserve and Beach remains one of the wildest stretches of land on Southern California coast with stunning overlooks and trails that lead to a beautiful beach.
  • Harbor Cruises and Whale Watching– Enjoy the best sightseeing in San Diego Bay. Hornblower’s San Diego boat tours offer natural wildlife viewing and sightseeing of world-renowned landmarks. The Port of San Diego offers many restaurants, attractions, cruises and more. For the cruise schedule and list of attractions, click here.

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When planning a trip to San Diego, make sure to get the most out of your travel experience by saving and staying with budget-friendly and pet friendly Red Roof Inns. Choose from Red Roof Inn San Diego – Downtown or Red Roof Inn San Diego – Pacific Beach/SeaWorld Area. Both locations are 8 miles or less away from the San Diego International Airport. Plan your vacation today!

Safe travels and happy adventures!

-Katie

 

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Get out of the Cold and Experience Pensacola, Florida!

Pensacola, Florida is the perfect destination for all you snow birds looking for a warm weather getaway. With beautiful, white sand beaches, sunny days, warm weather, great shopping, dining, and tons of entertainment, you will never want to leave this city! When in Pensacola, make sure to check out these top attractions:

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  1. Pensacola Beach-Relax on the white sand beaches and emerald green waters of Pensacola Beach, named one of the top 25 beaches in the US on TripAdvisor. Go fishing on and explore the Pensacola Beach Gulf Pier for their dining options and shops, including Casino Beach Bar & Grill or Go Fish Gift Shop. Go Parasailing, fishing or take boat tours with Key Sailing or Reel Eazy Charter and follow the Footprints in the Sand Eco-Trail to learn about sea turtles, sea shells and more.
  2. Check out Sam’s Fun City & Surf City, an amusement and water park with over 20 rides and attractions or Fast Eddie’s Fun Center for water wars, go-karts, mini-golf and more!
  3. Pensacola Lighthouse– Climb up the 177 steps to see a spectacular view of the Gulf Coast, Pensacola Pass, Forts, skyline, Navy Yard and more.
  4. Cordova Mall– Shop for the latest fashion trends or enjoy fine dining at the largest and most upscale shopping center on the northwest Gulf Coast of Florida.
  5. Dining– Enjoy the freshest seafood at Joe Patti’s Seafood or handmade craft beers at Pensacola Bay Brewery. For a list of all the best dining in Pensacola, click here.
  6. Enjoy concerts, performing art performances, symphonies, dance and more at the Vinyl Music Hall  or the Saenger Theatre.
  7. Visit Uncle Sandy’s Macaw Bird Park  where you can interact with a variety of parrots and exotic birds.
  8. Five Flags Speedway– Check out Five Flags Speedway for thrilling auto racing! The speedway hosts Stock Car and USCS Spints racing events.
  9. Museums and Historical Forts- There are many museums to visit including the Pensacola National Naval Aviation Museum, the world’s largest Naval Aviation museum, the fun and interactive Pensacola Children’s Museum, historic  Fort Barrancas and the Bateria de San Antonio, Pensacola Museum of Art, T.T.  Wentworth, Jr. Florida State Museum, and the Historical Pensacola Museum of Commerce.
  10. Parks- Pay your respects at the Veterans Memorial Park, explore the rich history, beautiful trails, boating, fishing, picnicking, and more at the Pensacola Scenic Bluffs at Bay Bluffs Park or walk the boardwalks, white beaches, rolling dunes, surf, fish, swim and more at Perdido Key State Park and Beach located on Barrier Island.
  11. Pensacola Bay Center– Pensacola Bay Center hosts concerts, meetings, public ice skating hours, sporting events including the Ice Flyers Hockey and so much more! To find your event, click here!
  12. Escambia County Equestrian Center– Hosts horse shows, Rodeos, dog shows, clinics, exhibitions, festivals, concerts, and more!
  13. Colleges- Visit a family member, your alma mater, explore the campus, or catch a sporting event at the Pensacola Christian College or the University of West Florida.
  14. Marcus Pointe Golf Club– This golf course includes a challenging 18-hole golf course, practice areas and a full service restaurant called The Pointe Grille.

When in Pensacola, make sure to get the most out of your travel experience by staying at the affordable, pet friendly Red Roof Inn Pensacola West or Red Roof Inn Pensacola East. Not to mention, both Inns are conveniently located close to the Pensacola International Airport. Plan your warm weather getaway today!

Safe travels and happy adventures!

-Katie

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