Five New Orleans hotel pools open to the public with day pass

While "Olympic-sized swimming pool" is a valid plan for one's lottery winnings, more short-term solutions are available for aquatic summer fun. At some downtown hotels, new programs allow city residents to splash alongside hotel guests. The hotels and restaurants mentioned below offer varying degrees of pool access, along with fringe benefits such as movie screenings, cabanas and craft cocktails...

Top Hotel pools day passes in Las Vegas

Top Hotel pools day passes in Las Vegas

It’s getting hot. But Las Vegas locals don’t have to go far to cool off.

Instead of paying big bucks for admission to a water park or day club, or road-tripping to a California beach, you can make the most of your vacation right here, in Las Vegas.

Whether you’re searching for a spot to take the kids or a cool place to relax with friends, there are many hotel pools locals can visit for a day pass daily fee or for free with a valid Nevada driver’s license.