The hotel near Cary, NC, offers golf fans the opportunity to explore the surrounding area while taking advantage of deluxe accommodations.
Pinehurst No. 2 will host the Men's U.S. Open Championship from June 12-15, 2014, and Women's U.S. Open Championship from June 19-22, making it the first time in history that both tournaments will be played on the same course during the same year. Pinehurst No.2 also will become the only site in the world to host all five USGA Championships. The hotel in Morrisville, NC, is about an hour from the famous resort and golf course and offers easy access to the tournament.
While not taking in the sights on the green, spectators can visit numerous local attractions and activities. Families and vacationers who love to be outdoors will enjoy spending time at Bond Metro Park, one of the largest municipal parks in Wake County. Visitors can picnic, play ball on athletic fields, attend a show at the amphitheater and walk along trails right in the midst of the city. Adults will enjoy touring nearby Chatham Hill Winery. Families can get in on the golfing action at Frankie's Fun Park by challenging each other to a game of miniature golf or playing arcade games and riding the Sidewinder. Other exciting attractions include Lake Crabtree Park, the Progress Energy Center for Performing Arts, NC State Farmers' Market, SAS Soccer Park and the William B. Umstead State Park.
At the end of the day, golf fans can return to deluxe, comfortable rooms to rejuvenate and prepare for another day on the course. Complimentary wireless Internet access in all rooms allows vacationers to easily post pictures from their trip or get the latest stats from the tournament. Luxurious bedding provides a soft, cozy place to get a sound night's sleep atop thick mattresses topped with crisp linens, custom comforters and fluffy pillows. In-room alarm clocks help golf fans wake up in time to make it to the tournament, and coffeemakers make waking up early a little less challenging.
The Bistro – Eat. Drink. Connect. provides residents with fresh dishes for breakfast and dinner. A large communal table allows families and groups to comfortably dine together, and smaller tables and booths nicely accommodate couples and individuals. In the morning, diners can choose from favorite dishes such as fresh fruit, classic oatmeal with dried fruit and nuts, thick-cut french toast and eggs made to order. Starbucks enthusiasts will also love being able to order a caffé latte, cappuccino, caramel macchiato, caffé Americano, Tazo tea and more directly on-site, saving them a stop on their way to the tournament. Later in the day, menu options include tomato mozzarella flatbread, chicken citrus spinach salad, turkey BLT, cheddar French dip and the bistro burger. In the evening, patrons can relax with their drink of choice thanks to The Bistro's wide selection of craft, imported and domestic beers, wines by the glass and custom-made cocktails.
About the Courtyard Raleigh-Durham Airport
The Courtyard Raleigh-Durham Airport hotel at 2001 Hospitality Court, Morrisville, NC, is at the heart of the Triangle, nestled between Research Triangle Park (RTP), Cary and Brier Creek. The hotel is conveniently close to Bond Metro Park, Chatham Hill Winery, Frankie's Fun Park, Lake Crabtree Park, the Progress Energy Center for Performing Arts, NC State Farmers' Market, SAS Soccer Park and William B. Umstead State Park. The hotel features 140 rooms and 12 suites on four floors in addition to three meeting rooms with 1,250 square feet of flexible event space, The Bistro, fitness center and outdoor seasonal pool. Complimentary wireless Internet access is available throughout the hotel. For information, visit www.marriott.com/RDURD, call 1-919-467-9444 and add the hotel to a circle on Google Plus.
About Courtyard by Marriott
Courtyard by Marriott offers a refreshing environment that helps guests stay connected, productive and balanced. Intuitive services and design accommodate guests' needs for choice and control. With more than 860 locations in 30 countries, Courtyard is Marriott's largest brand. All Courtyard by Marriott hotels participate in the award-winning Marriott Rewards frequent travel program that allows members to earn hotel points or airline miles for every dollar spent during each stay. For reservations, go to www.courtyard.com or contact a travel professional.
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