These 7 Airports in the USA Have the Best Service and Amenities
Who Knew Airports Could Be Stress-Free?
If you end up stuck because of delays or on a long layover at an airport, it doesn’t have to be miserable — if you’re in one of America’s best that is.
Instead of simply killing time playing on your smartphone or reading magazines, you can cuddle up to a therapy pig, gaze at tropical fish in an aquarium, indulge in spa treatments, dine on fabulous gourmet cuisine and so much more.
Thought stress and frustration were inevitable when it came to airports? You might want to give these best airports in the US a try!
San Francisco International Airport
San Francisco’s international airport has been ranked number one for its unique services and best overall concessions program among major North American airports by Airport Revenue News. The airport even recently became the first to offer a therapy pig – Lulu, who wears unique outfits like tutus and dons red-painted toenails, greets passengers to help calm their weary nerves.
SFO also hosts the world’s first accredited airport art museum, which displays more than 20 temporary exhibits and 65 permanent works of art. It’s easy to stay connected here too, with free WiFi throughout the airport as well as plenty of cellphone charging stations and power outlets.
You can also enjoy some of the city’s quintessential clam chowder in a sourdough bread bowl from Boudin in Terminal 3.
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Sea-Tac International Airport, Seattle, Washington
Sea-Tac, situated halfway between Seattle and Tacoma, is a unique standout with business travelers and techies, thanks to its free WiFi access and large number of charging ports and stations. Art is strategically placed throughout the airport with more than 100 pieces from the Port of Seattle’s Art Collection.
If you’re sore after a long flight, indulge in the Massage Bar with two locations, at the C and N gates, and you can even enjoy a moment of silence in the Meditation Room. Occasionally, live music is hosted by the Experience the City of Music Program too.
If hunger pangs hit, enjoy delicious Pacific Northwest seafood, including local oysters and fish tacos with wild Alaskan king salmon, at Anthony’s Restaurant.
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Savannah/Hilton Head International Airport
SAV is easy to get around, fairly small, and it was once named one of the country’s “happiest airports.” It has an intimate, inviting layout, and travelers can dine on crab cakes at Phillips Seafood, as well as shop for cigars and golf gear.
Conde Nast Readers’ Choice Awards survey recently recognized it as America’s fifth best domestic airport.