Future PGA and USGA Championship Sites

The PGA and the USGA have added a few more locations to their list of future golf championships – and we’ve got guides to nearby hotels for all of them:

2020 PGA Championship at TPC Harding Park – San Francisco:  Another major golf tournament for the neighborhood that also includes The Olympic Club, San Francisco Golf Club and Lake Merced Golf Club.

2020 USGA US Women’s Open Championship at Champions Golf Club – Houston: It’ll be the first time the USGA has held one of their major tournaments at the appropriately-named Champions club since the 1969 US Open.

2021 PGA Championship at Kiawah Island Golf Resort – South Carolina: The PGA really likes the Ocean Course at Kiawah, previous site of the 1991 Ryder Cup and the 2012 PGA Championship.

2021 US Women’s Open Championship at The Olympic Club – San Francisco:  Yep, here we are again, the Lake Course in that golf-rich neighborhood in southwest San Francisco.

2022 PGA Championship at Trump National – Bedminster, New Jersey: For some reason, there are several golf courses with this guy’s name on them.  This one is a little under 40 miles west of Manhattan and will also host the 2017 US Women’s Open.

2023 PGA Championship at Oak Hill – Rochester:  Another one of those places the PGA really likes, Oak Hill was the site of the 2013 PGA Championship and the 1995 Ryder Cup.

Top 10 Holiday Inn Express Hotels in New York: August 4, 2016

There are 52 Holiday Inn Express hotels in New York. Listed below are our the Top 10 in the state, according to TheRealPlaces.com evaluation of service, amenities, value and customer satisfaction.

#1: Holiday Express Hotel & Suites Cooperstown

4758 State Highway 28 – Cooperstown
Nearby Places To Visit:
American Baseball Wax Museum (3.8 miles)

#2: Holiday Inn Express & Suites Rochester Webster

860 Holt Rd – Webster
Nearby Places To Visit:
Webster Museum and Historical Society (1.0 miles)

#3: Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Long Island-East End

1707 Old Country Rd – Riverhead
Nearby Places To Visit:
Suffolk County Historical Soc (1.9 miles)
Long Island Academy Fine Art (2.1 miles)
Long Island Science Ctr (2.1 miles)

#4: Holiday Inn Express & Suites Dewitt (Syracuse)

5908 Widewaters Pkwy – East Syracuse

#5: Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Rochester – Victor

7502 Main Street Fishers – Victor
Nearby Places To Visit:
Museum CO (1.3 miles)

#6: Holiday Inn Express Hauppauge

2050 Express Dr S – Hauppauge

#7: Holiday Inn Express Canandaigua – Finger Lakes

330 Eastern Blvd. – Canandaigua
Nearby Places To Visit:
Ontario County Historical Scty (1.9 miles)
Sonnenberg Gardens (1.9 miles)
Granger Homestead Society Inc (2.4 miles)

#8: Holiday Inn Express Owego

20 Hickory Park Rd – Owego

#9: Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Vestal

3615 Vestal Pkwy E – Vestal

#10: Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Syracuse North – Cicero

5860 Carmenica Dr – Cicero

Four Points by Sheraton San Jose Airport: TheRealPlaces Featured Hotel of the Day – August 3, 2016

Four Points by Sheraton San Jose Airport in San Jose, California
Near Avaya Stadium


TheRealPlaces.com offers online reservations for 59 hotels in San Jose, including Four Points by Sheraton San Jose Airport. This 3-star Four Points Hotels by Sheraton hotel is located at 1471 N 4th Street. It’s a couple of blocks from Mineta San Jose International Airport, near the intersection of Bayshore Freeway (US 101) and I-880.
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Top 10 Fairfield Inn by Marriott Hotels in California: August 2, 2016

There are 42 Fairfield Inn by Marriott hotels in California. Listed below are TheRealPlaces.com’s Top 10 in the state, according to our evaluation of service, amenities, value and customer satisfaction.

#1: Fairfield Inn & Suites by Marriott El Centro

503 Danenberg Dr – El Centro

#2: Fairfield Inn & Suites by Marriott Turlock

3301 Countryside Drive – Turlock

#3: Fairfield Inn & Suites by Marriott Tehachapi

422 W Tehachapi Blvd – Tehachapi
Nearby Places To Visit:
Tehachapi Valley Arts Assn (0.3 miles)
Tehachapi Museum (0.3 miles)

#4: Fairfield Inn & Suites by Marriott Modesto Salida

4342 Salida Blvd – Salida

#5: Fairfield Inn by Marriott Tracy

2410 Naglee Rd – Tracy
Nearby Places To Visit:
Tracy Historical Museum (1.9 miles)

#6: Fairfield Inn & Suites by Marriott Ukiah – Mendocino County

1140 Airport Park Blvd – Ukiah
Nearby Places To Visit:
Grace Hudson Museum-Sun House (0.9 miles)

#7: Fairfield Inn & Suites by Marriott San Jose Airport

1755 North First Street – San Jose
Nearby Places To Visit:
Japanese American Resource Ctr (2.1 miles)
Fax Tapestry in Talent Inc (2.5 miles)
Tapestry in Talent Inc (2.5 miles)

#8: Fairfield Inn & Suites Anaheim Buena Park/Disney North

7828 Orangethorpe Ave – Buena Park
Nearby Places To Visit:
Movieland (0.5 miles)
Ripley’s Believe IT OR Not Msm (0.5 miles)
Knotts Berry Farm (1.0 miles)

#9: Fairfield Inn & Suites by Marriott Twentynine Palms

6333 Encelia Avenue – Twentynine Palms

#10: Fairfield Inn by Marriott Mission Viejo / Orange County

26328 Oso Pkwy – Mission Viejo

Courtyard by Marriott Dayton North: TheRealPlaces Featured Hotel of the Day – August 1, 2016

Courtyard by Marriott Dayton North in Dayton , Ohio
In Dayton (Murlin Heights)


TheRealPlaces.com offers online reservations for 40 hotels in Dayton , including Courtyard by Marriott Dayton North.This 3-star Courtyard by Marriott hotel is located at 7087 Miller Lane – that’s very near the intersection of I-70 and I-75 making it a convenient stop-over spot for travelers heading east/west on I-70 or north/south on I-75.
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Asheville’s Big Annual Crafts Show

mtview400Asheville North Carolina, nestled in the Blue Ridge Mountains, is known for beautiful scenery, good food, lots of live music, and a vibrant arts scene.  One of the largest arts events to come to Asheville each year is the Craft Fair of the Southern Highlands.

There are two editions of the Southern Highlands show, a summer show in July and a fall show in October. The shows are held at the U.S. Cellular Center in downtown Asheville and feature the wares of over 150 members of the Southern Highlands Craft Guild. The shows draw a large crowd and there is always an abundance of high quality crafts available for purchase. You’ll find both traditional and contemporary works in the clay, wood, glass, fiber, natural materials, paper, leather, mixed media, and jewelry categories.

The Southern Highlands Craft Guild, which puts on the show, is made up of about 900 craftspeople from 293 mountain counties in Alabama, Georgia, Kentucky, Maryland, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia, and West Virginia. Member participation at the show is decided through a jury process.

The Guild’s Folk Art Center is open year-around and showcases the works of many Guild craftspeople. Beginning in March of each year, daily live craft demonstrations are featured at the center. The Folk Art Center is located on the Blue Ridge Parkway, about a five minute drive from downtown Asheville.

Other annual craft shows in and around Asheville include Art in the Park at downtown Asheville’s Pack Square three Saturdays in June and three Saturdays in October; the Village Art & Craft Fair, held each summer on the grounds of the Cathedral of All Souls at Biltmore Village; the Asheville Quilt Show at the Western North Carolina Agricultural Center; and the Western North Carolina Pottery Festival in Dillsboro.

And, of course, anyone visiting the Asheville area should consider at stop at the beautiful Biltmore Estate.

Places to Stay:

Downtown Asheville Hotels for the Craft Fair of the Southern Highlands – There are several downtown hotels located close to the US Cellular Center, where the Southern Highland Craft Show is held. The Hotel Indigo, Haywood Park Hotel (an interesting hotel located in what used to be a department store), Hyatt Place Asheville Downtown, and Four Points by Sheraton Asheville Downtown, and the Renaissance Asheville Hotel are all nearby. See a map of hotels near the US Cellular Center.

Hotels near the Biltmore Estate –  The Biltimore Estate is such a large piece of property that when you look at a map, you won’t see hotels really close to the Biltmore’s location. There are, however, plenty of hotels that are located fairly close by. See a map of hotels closest to the Biltmore Estate.

Hotels near the Western North Carolina Agricultural Center – Also known by the abbreviated name of WNC Ag Center.  This is where the Asheville Quilt Show is held, as well as the Mountain State Fair, several horse shows, and many other events. The Ag Center is located in Fletcher North Carolina, about a 30 minute drive from downtown Asheville.  There are several hotels within a few miles of the Center, including the Fairfield Inn by Marriott Asheville, the Clarion Inn Airport, and the Hampton Inn and Suites Asheville I-26.  See a map of hotels near the Western North Carolina Agricultural Center.

Dillsboro Hotels –  The Western North Carolina Pottery Festival is held outdoors on Front Street in Dillsboro, NC.  The closest hotels are the Best Western Plus River Escape Inn & Suites, the Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Dillsboro-Western Carolina, and the Microtel Suites by Wyndham Sylva Dillsboro Area.  See a map of Dillsboro hotels.

 

 

Courtyard by Marriott Charlotte City Center: TheRealPlaces Featured Hotel of the Day – July 20, 2016

Courtyard by Marriott Charlotte City Center in Charlotte, North Carolina
Near Time Warner Cable Arena


TheRealPlaces.com offers online reservations for 134 hotels in Charlotte, including Courtyard by Marriott Charlotte City Center. They offer 181 guest rooms with an outdoor swimming pool and fitness center. This 3-star Courtyard by Marriott hotel is located at 237 S Tryon Street, it’s a short walk from Bank of America Stadium, Time Warner Cable Arena and the Bank of America headquarters.
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The Annual NAMM Music Industry Show

The annual NAMM show in Anaheim. California is one of the largest music product shows in the world. NAMM stands for North American Music Merchants, which is the event organizer.

Over 100,000 people attend the NAMM show each year, which is open only to owners, suppliers, employees, endorsed artists, and guests of NAMM member companies. NAMM’s membership consists of companies that make, buy and/or sell musical instruments and products. The NAMM Show is not open to the public.

Dates: The dates for the 2017 Anaheim NAMM Show are January 19 – 22.

Location: The NAMM Show is held at the Anaheim Convention Center in Anaheim, California.

Hotels: See a map of hotels closest to the NAMM Show at the Anaheim Convention Center.

There’s also a smaller Summer NAMM event in July of each year at Music City Center in Nashville, Tennessee.

Visit the official NAMM website for details.