Category Archives: Inns

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Sea Gull Motel

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Shady Dell; a time capsule that was left behind, untouched

In the history of the United States, the 1950s were all about one thing: freedom. Freedom could mean anything from traveling the open road while wandering unexplored areas to living in a time that wasn't bogged down by deadlines, emails and iPhones…. Continue Reading

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Thunderbird Inn Takes Two Telly Awards: Social and Digital Marketing with Travel Videos

%%anc%% We don’t have a red carpet – but if we did, we’d be walking it! Two videos produced for the Thunderbird Inn in Savannah, Georgia have received two prestigious Telly Awards. “Winning two Telly Awards validates that the retro… Continue Reading

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Memories of Route 66

Historic highway becomes an Americana destination

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10 Don’t Miss Stops on Route 66

One-of-a-kind restaurants, neon-laced motels, and quirky and cool attractions dot Route 66 from Chicago to L.A. An article from:

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Safari Motel – a classic motel along an American Icon

 He’s been there for 50 years, but he’s just not walking yet. Clyde the Camel has been a feature on the Motel Safari sign in Tucumcari since 1962, added just three years after the motel opened. Since some of the… Continue Reading

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V.I.P Family Motel – A Family Business Since 1964

Melissa Stefanide grew up in that pool in Wildwood Crest, N.J. She was already the third generation of her family to be involved in the V.I.P. Family Motel – built in 1964, opened in 1965 with her father and grandfather… Continue Reading

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Magic Fingers Weave Magic Memories at Thunderbird Inn, Savannah GA

Betty Darby, former editor and now freelance writer living in Savannah, Georgia, is our guest blogger. Vacations were magic for kids back in the Sixties, and part of that magic, at least for my sister and me, was embodied in… Continue Reading

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History of a Mid-Century Icon

The Valley of the Sun has always attracted visitors with its mild climate, sunny disposition, and stunning natural landscape. Resorts throughout the area lured travelers with the notion of recreation and relaxation. Many unique mid-century hotels and resorts were built… Continue Reading

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