BETHESDA, Md.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Fall is the perfect time to embrace nature, and be noisy Travel + Leisure to report a According to a recent TripAdvisor survey, around 80% of travelers are opting for domestic travel this year. The Curator Hotel & Resort Collection (“Curator”), a collection of nearly 90 hotels across the United States, offers travelers a number of ways to enjoy the changing seasons.
While some associate watching the foliage change with weekend trips to the Northeast, there are many places across the country where you can see this awe-inspiring natural spectacle. This year’s TripAdvisor list of top spots for fall travel features exciting newcomers and long-established favorites. Curator’s diverse portfolio of independent hotels and resorts can be found in many of the top ten hotels on the list, including Honolulu, Maui and Key West, and in perfect destinations like Washington State or Newport, Rhode Island.
“There are all types of travelers who want to make memories when planning a trip this fall,” said Jennifer Barnwell, president of the Curator Hotel & Resort Collection. “Our remarkable diversity of member hotels can provide guests with an exceptional experience for their fall adventures. Whether planning a city break, a relaxing nature getaway, or a beach retreat, travelers will find exactly what they are looking for in our collection.”
Top 6 Curator Hotels, perfect for unexpected experiences and autumn trips
White sand (Honolulu, Hawaii) – The White Sands Hotel is the perfect seaside oasis for a tropical fall retreat. As one of the last vintage hotels in the heart of Waikiki, guests can immerse themselves in early ’70s culture by kicking back with swaying palm trees, poolside mai tais, and rooms with lanais and cool island colors. Guests can enjoy the lush gardens, feel the tranquility of the koi pond and waterfall, sway in the breeze, sip creative cocktails, and head to the beach with lounge chairs and umbrellas.
Maui beach hotel (Maui, Hawaii) – From the expansive courtyard to spacious rooms and suites, the Maui Beach Hotel offers an inviting experience for guests to relax by the pool, enjoy a buffet dinner or take in views over Kahului Bay. Located just 5 minutes from the Kahului Airport, guests will be close to many of the island’s top attractions and recreation areas, including the Iao Valley and the artist town of Wailuku.
Marker Key West Harbor Resort (Key West, Florida) – Located on the pristine shores of the island’s historic seaport, Marker Key West Harbor Resort is a fresh take on luxury. Set on two acres of lush, tropical landscape, Marker Key West Harbor Resort features 96 vibrant rooms and suites, 3 stunning pools and an on-site restaurant and bar for a secluded island getaway tucked away in Old Town Key West.
Postcard Inn Beach Resort and Marina (Islamorada, FL) – For a warmer fall escape, The Postcard Inn Resort offers 14 acres of beachfront, acclaimed waterfront restaurants, pools, a legendary marina and dive center. Visitors can wake up on Islamorada’s sunrise side for a day of water sports and all-day fun.
Skamania hut (Stevenson, Wash.) – Skamania Lodge is the perfect destination for an autumn trip, driving through the gorge to see the fall colors. This rustic property on the Washington side of the Columbia River offers fantastic views of the Columbia River canyon and foliage from its decks, as well as access to numerous trails through the forest. It offers activities like zip-lining, ax throwing, and upscale tree houses. For the first time, Skamania Lodge celebrates the spirit of cowboy life with a Western Whiskey & BBQ, where visitors can enjoy a tasty menu and a selection of paired whiskeys.
Hotel Viking (Newport, Rhode Island) – At Hotel Viking, the building is as monumental as its hospitality. The hotel presents unexpected features, architectural details, unique events and delightful surprises for guests. The property stands proudly on historic hilltop and is a short stroll from the waterfront, the busy wharf, the cliff-top walkway and the Gilded Age mansions, all to be enjoyed on an autumn afternoon stroll.
About the Curator Hotel & Resort Collection
The Curator Hotel & Resort Collection is a self-contained collection of small brands and independent lifestyle hotels and resorts worldwide, established by Pebblebrook Hotel Trust and a group of industry-leading hotel operators. Curator provides lifestyle hotels with access to a wide range of programming offerings to enhance guest experiences, employee engagement and value creation, while giving its members the freedom to retain what makes their hotels unique. It offers the benefits of collaborating with other unique lifestyle hotels and brands while participating in world-class operating agreements, services, reporting and technology. In addition to Pebblebrook, Curator’s founding members include Davidson Hospitality Group, Noble House Hotels & Resorts, Provenance, Sage Hospitality Group, Springboard Hospitality and Viceroy Hotels & Resorts. For more information, visit www.curatorhotelsandresorts.com and follow us at @CuratorHotelCollection.
About Pebblebrook Hotel Trust
Pebblebrook Hotel Trust (NYSE: PEB) is a publicly traded real estate investment trust (“REIT”) and the largest owner of city and resort lifestyle hotels in the United States. The Company owns 51 hotels totaling approximately 12,800 guest rooms in 15 urban and resort markets. For more information, visit www.pebblebrookhotels.com and follow us at @PebblebrookPEB.