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Celebrating 40 Years of Amazing Vacations

Read all about our past, present and future from our CEO John Staten.

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Welcome to Checking In

Checking In is the place to find everything you’ll need to plan your next family getaway. All brought to you by real families and our family of Team Member travel experts. Make the most of your vacation time by Checking In with us. To see what’s coming up, visit our About page.

Author, Danny Pitaluga (left), and son, Joey (right), wear their swimsuits near a fountain park area at our Orange Lake Resort located in Orlando, Florida.

Member Memories

What Vacation Ownership is Like: The Gift of Family Vacations

  • Posted December 17, 2020

Hear one family’s vacation ownership story, and find out how timeshares work, how and why they became owners, how they dealt with buyer’s remorse and more.

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A caucasian family sits facing the camera in front of Sedona Red rocks.

Member Memories

9 Ways to Make the Most of Your Vacation Ownership

  • Posted May 10, 2022

Read 9 tips for how to maximize your vacation ownership, all based on one family’s decades of experience with timeshares.

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Check In With Us

Are you just as obsessed with travel as we are? Find out how to share your great vacation story on this page. And you can always find us on Facebook, Instagram, YouTube and Pinterest, too.

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A digital rendering of a resort exterior with a pool, palm trees and guests in swimwear.

Resort Visits

A Special Sneak Peek at Our Brand-New Myrtle Beach Oceanfront Resort

  • Posted August 15, 2022

Get an inside look at our brand-new Myrtle Beach Oceanfront Resort! Find out what makes it special, from ocean views to the multi-level pool and so much more.

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Featured Member, Sara Perezes husband poses with their four children outdoors.

Member Memories

Is a Timeshare Right for Your Family?

  • Posted August 9, 2022

Get answers to frequently asked timeshare questions, like “Is a timeshare right for my family?” from an Owner and military mom of four, Sara.

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Resort Visits

Celebrating 40 Years of Vacations: Where We’ve Been & Where We’re Going

  • Posted August 1, 2022

Read the 40-year history of Holiday Inn Club Vacations from our President and CEO John Staten.

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Resort Visits

6 Reasons to Take a Summer Family Vacation at Orange Lake Resort

  • Posted July 19, 2022

Find out why this mom fell in love with her summer family vacation at this Orlando resort, from its lazy river to arcades and more.

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Things to Do

8 Best Things to Do in Williamsburg That Are Off the Beaten Path

  • Posted July 12, 2022

Find out the best things to do in Williamsburg from a local who’s sharing off-the-beaten-path activities, like ways to be active, get outdoors and relax.

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Sunrise at Cadillac Mountain, Acadia National Park

Destination Ideas

7 Best National Parks for a Summer Family Vacation

  • Posted July 5, 2022

Find out the best national parks for families to visit in the summer. From the northwest to the Atlantic coast, you’ll discover plenty of outdoor fun.

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Things to Do

The Ultimate Las Vegas Trip Without The Las Vegas Strip

  • Posted June 28, 2022

Find out how to plan the ultimate Las Vegas trip without hitting up the Las Vegas Strip. Get plenty of activity ideas, from hiking to attractions and more.

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Travel Tips

Simple Ways to Maximize Your Club Membership: Meet Our Virtual Team!

  • Posted June 21, 2022

Get inside info on how to make the most of your Holiday Inn Club membership from the comfort of your own home with our Virtual Consultants.

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Featured Contributor, Sally Butan (back-right) and her family of five enjoy some beverages at a table near the lazy river at our Orange Lake resort located near Orlando, FL.

Resort Visits

Where to Stay in Orlando: A Hidden Gem for Summer Family Vacations

  • Posted June 14, 2022

Check out one of the best places to stay in Orlando for family vacations. Sally shares why it’s a hidden gem with big villas, fun things to do and more.

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Things to Do

7 Best Things to Do in Conroe, Texas

  • Posted June 7, 2022

Find the best things to do in Conroe, Texas, from someone who’s lived in this country town since 2002. Get ideas from a giant Lego room to mini golf and more.

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Things to Do

How to Do New Orleans Like a Local: Things to Do & Places to Eat

  • Posted May 31, 2022

Check out 20 of the best things to do in New Orleans and local places to eat — all family-friendly, all amazing and all written by local NOLA mom, Catherine.

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A man in a black jacket (left) and a woman in a white jacket and sunglasses (right) stand in front of cacti outdoors.

Things to Do

Your Guide to the Most Romantic Things to Do in Scottsdale

  • Posted May 24, 2022

Find out the most romantic things to do in Scottsdale from Lauren and Anthony as they share the activities, meals and resort that made their trip so special.

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