The Sawyer International Airport is the primary airport serving Michigan's upper peninsula region. It is conveniently situated roughly 17 miles south of downtown Marquette, with easy access via Route 553. Use Orbitz.com to book cheap flights from Marquette, and you will be able to choose from any of the major domestic airlines that service the airport, including Delta and American Eagle.
Parking is simple at the Sawyer airport. There is one lot, just steps from the terminal building, that serves both short-term and long-term parking. Expect to pay $5 per day or $35 per week. Put your parking ticket in a safe place, as you will have to pay for a full week if you lose it. If you are a frequent traveler, you can opt for a corporate parking pass, costing$350 for the full year.
The most economical way to get to the airport is via the Marq-Tran bus. The shuttle bus runs between the airport, downtown Marquette and Gwinn beginning at 5:45 a.m., Monday through Saturday. If your luggage load makes taking the bus too cumbersome, you can opt for one of the private cab companies that makes runs between the airport and the surrounding areas. Use Orbitz.com to purchase discount air tickets, and you may find that you've saved enough money to hire a private car service to get you to the airport on time.
If you are looking for a quick beverage or grab-and-go snack, the vending machines in the gate area will have what you need. On future trips from the Marquette airport, you will be able to take advantage of the new full-service restaurant that is in the planning stages as of 2012. Until then, travelers coming in from the downtown area can grab a pizza, burger or sandwich at the Crossroads Bar on County Road 480. Enjoy your trip, and remember to use Orbitz.com the next time you need to book cheap flights from Marquette.
Use Orbitz.com to book one of the many flights to Tampa International Airport, the major airport serving the Tampa-St. Petersburg area. Most major domestic and international airlines fly in and out of the Tampa airport, which is located at 4100 George J Bean Parkway, roughly eight miles northwest of the downtown Tampa area.
There are several options for ground transportation from the Tampa airport. Pick up the Hillsborough Area Regional Transit bus (HART) near the red baggage claim area, or grab a taxi or share-a-ride van at the ground transportation quadrants located in each corner of the baggage claim area. Most cab companies charge a $2 fee plus $2.25 for each mile, with a minimum $15 charge for each trip. For the ultimate mobility during your stay, use Orbitz.com to add a rental car to your travel package.
Tampa has a relatively mild climate. Winter temperatures rarely drop below 55 degrees Fahrenheit, and summer temperatures top out at around 90 degrees. Dress for summer, but bring a light jacket for those cool nights and a waterproof slicker for the inevitable afternoon storms.
To get the most out of your Tampa trip, attend a few of the city's outdoor festivals and celebrations. Each Saturday evening throughout the summer, you can attend Saturday Sunsets on the Trail at Treasure Island or the Holmes Beach Concerts in the Park series. The Fun 'N Sun festival and the annual Tampa-Hillsborough Storytelling Festival run through the spring, and Art in the Park and the Bridge Street Market are weekly events. Enjoy your Tampa vacation, and don't forget to use Orbtiz.com to book cheap flights to Tampa for your next trip.
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