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The 4 Best US Hotels for Eco-Friendly Travel

By: Fiona Moriarty Eco-friendly travel is becoming more consumer-friendly with each passing vacation. And thanks to a host of hotels built with sustainability in mind, finding low-impact rooms is easier than ever. We found four hotels leading the charge on environmentally conscious accommodations, great for veteran conservationists and newbies alike. El Monte Sagrado Living Resort…

3 Ways your Travel Habits Reveal your Political Affiliation…Including the #Selfie

By Fiona Moriarty Creating a truly bipartisan suitcase seems like an impossible task. Sure, we all love to read a good book on vacation, but whose biography do we pack: Ronald Reagan or John F. Kennedy? Republicans and democrats usually disagree on who should be president but we weren’t expecting how different they are when…

Then and Now: The In-Flight Meal

Airplane food doesn't typically get a 5 star quality rating. In fact, most airlines are eschewing the practice of passenger feeding to save and make money. An $8.50 box of snacks is a quick and easy value add that forgetful flyers rely on to make it through their long haul. This hasn't always been the…

Summer Travel Planning: Go To Slovenia. Done.

When flight searches to Slovenia increased by 306% in 2015, we decided to investigate. Nestled between Italy, Croatia, Hungary, and Austria, Slovenia is a crossroads of European cultures and offers the opportunity to explore all four of them from the comforts of a single hotel. You can experience the tastes and traditions of four countries at…

Top 5 US Craft Beer Destinations

Since yesterday was #NationalBeerDay, that got us thinking. How can we book a better beercation? According to Conde Nast Travel writer Amy Plitt, there are a handful of American cities that are killing the craft beer game. Lucky for travelers, these cities are often under loved, meaning low prices on both flights and hotels.  We'll…

2nd Annual Hipmunk Millennial Travel Habits Study [Data Chart]

In 2014, Hipmunk launched its annual Millennial Travel Habits Study to uncover how millennials travel differently than their generation X and mature traveler counterparts. What we found was enlightening, informative and oftentimes humorous. Did you ever expect a millennial to be willing to stand for the duration of a flight to save a few bucks?…

Celebrate the First Annual Hipmunk Day!

Instead of Groundhog Day, we're celebrating Hipmunk Day by sharing our 2015 travel predictions (which are much more useful than knowing whether spring will come early). So whether or not the groundhog saw its shadow, you can rely on these tips to get you through your 2015 travels. Americans will use more vacation days. Do…

Hipmunk Tails Vol. 2

This week the Hipmunk is ready for a winter wind-down. There’s nothing like curling up with a good book by the fireplace to recharge when it's cold outside. In addition to a healthier vegan diet, the Hipmunk is dropping romance novels in favor of more non-fiction. (We spotted a few books on endangered species in…

Hipmunk Announces Super Sunday

Are you gearing up for Super (Bowl) Sunday? So are we. On Sunday, February 1, we’re giving away a free domestic flight + a 2-night hotel stay to 2 lucky people who sign up for a Hipmunk account and search for a flight or a hotel. No matter who wins or loses, you have a…

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