BETHESDA, Md., July 8, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- It's summertime, summertime, sum sum summertime. And whether heading straight for the hills or searching for some hot Cali thrills, vacationers will be in a great mood when they discover the sizzling summer deals available at hundreds of Marriott hotels in prime locations across the U.S.
Visitors to San Antonio, Northern California, Philadelphia, Orlando, Seattle and New Orleans will enjoy superior services, well-appointed rooms with plush bedding and world-class amenities including complimentary high-speed Internet access when staying at Courtyard, Fairfield Inn & Suites, SpringHill Suites, Residence Inn and TownePlace Suites hotels.
With more than 450 Marriott hotels participating in the Summer Savings Special, travelers will find great savings and accommodations close to their destinations. The deal is valid until Sept. 30, 2014.
Guests can enjoy the best attractions when staying in:
San Antonio: Texas history comes alive in The River City, and visitors are guaranteed to come away with something to remember. San Antonio offers some of the state's finest dining options on the River Walk, a network of walkways along the San Antonio River sunk one story beneath the city streets. The legendary Alamo is also a must-see attraction, as well as SeaWorld and Six Flags Fiesta Texas.
Shoppers will definitely enjoy the Shops at LaCantera, an upscale open-air mall in northwest San Antonio. With some of the nation's most popular boutiques and a myriad of dining options, it's the perfect way to spend an entire day of your San Antonio vacation.
Northern California: The surf's always up in northern California, and this summer is the perfect opportunity to visit The Golden State and enjoy the plethora of outdoor activities in the area. San Francisco offers guests over a thousand acres of public grounds to enjoy with the Golden Gate Park and the iconic Golden Gate Bridge. Art lovers will appreciate the many different art venues in the city such as the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art and bustling downtown arts district. California's iconic beaches are one of the state's most captivating features and have appeared in their fair share of popular movies and songs.
Philadelphia: The city of Brotherly Love has everything from landmarks to superb nightlife. Guests staying at hotels in Philadelphia can visit Independence Hall, the birthplace of the Declaration of Independence and Constitution. Franklin Square, one of Philadelphia's original public squares, is devoted to family fun. The square has mini-golf, a carousel and the popular SquareBurger.
The Reading Terminal Market, the country's oldest farmers' market, offers the freshest fruits, vegetables and meats. The DiNic's Roast Pork and Beef was recently named as the Travel Channel's "Best Sandwich in America."
Orlando: Orlando visitors will have their choice of fantastic theme parks as well as other popular attractions all within a short drive. Of all the Orlando theme parks, none is more famous than the Walt Disney World Resort. Other fun-filled parks include Universal Orlando Resort, Legoland Florida and Busch Gardens Tampa. Visitors who want to add some culture while staying at hotels in Orlando can see a performance of the Orlando Philharmonic Orchestra. From a classic symphony to rock 'n' roll, the Philharmonic has something for everyone.
Guests can find that perfect gift at The Mall at Millenia, the Orlando Premium Outlets or the Lake Buena Vista Outlets.
Seattle: Follow the yellow brick road straight to the nation's Emerald City, Seattle, and enjoy world–famous attractions such as the Woodland Park Zoo. And it's not just the attractions that are legendary. Seattle is also home to the Crocodile Lounge, where bands like Nirvana, Pearl Jam, Yoko Ono and other well-known musicians have rocked the house.
Seattle isn't called the Emerald City for nothing: Greenery is literally everywhere! With more than 6,200 acres of parks and recreational areas, you'll appreciate all the chances to stop and smell the roses. And sports fans will love vacationing here as well, with the Seattle Mariners' home field so close.
New Orleans: New Orleans is another of America's historic cities and offers a beat all its own. The city is home to a variety of music venues, popular bars such as Pat O'Brien's and festivals ranging from Mardi Gras to Southern Decadence. The home of Jazz music, New Orleans offers visitors Bourbon Street, the French Quarter, Harrah's casino and more. Visitors staying at hotels in New Orleans can also enjoy a horse-drawn carriage ride past the city's historic homes and buildings.
Travelers can get out on the water by taking a charter fishing trip on Barataria Bay. Guests will see the beautiful sites of the area, likely catch some fish and can even have their haul cooked at a nearby restaurant.
About Marriott International Inc.
Marriott International Inc. is a global leading lodging company based in Bethesda, Maryland, with more than 4,000 properties in 77 countries and territories. For more than 80 years, the company has been committed to guest satisfaction and operates and franchises hotels under 17 brands, including Marriott Hotels, The Ritz-Carlton, JW Marriott, Bulgari, EDITION, Renaissance, Gaylord Hotels, Autograph Collection, AC Hotels by Marriott, Moxy, Courtyard, Fairfield Inn & Suites, SpringHill Suites, Residence Inn, TownePlace Suites, Protea Hotels and Marriott Executive Apartments and licenses vacation ownership resorts under the Marriott Vacation Club brand. For information or reservations, visit www.marriott.com.
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