Destination Discoveries - Bragging rights to take home

"20 years from now you will be more disappointed by the things that you didn't do than by the ones you did do." – Mark Twain

Now is the perfect time to learn something new and add to your list of life experiences. Embark upon unique adventures and discovery with Destination Hotels & Resorts. Explore our collection of learning vacations to see what you can show off or brag about when you get home!

  • Trainer for a Day
  • Kids Rodeo
  • Wellness
  • Cooking Classes
  • Art Classes
Santa Fe Treasure Hunting Family Package - Inn and Spa at Loretto

Embark on an Indiana Jones style adventure with the Inn and Spa at Loretto’s Treasure Hunting Family Package. You’ll begin your journey at the historic Inn and Spa at Loretto, a property riddled with mystery and ancient folklore. Upon arrival you’ll receive a copy of the book “The Thrill of the Chase” by noted author and archeologist Forrest Fenn. The clues contained inside this legendary book lead to an actual treasure hidden within the Rocky Mountains. Spend the day following Forrest’s clues to see if you can unlock the secret location of this highly sought after treasure, valued at more than 2 million dollars. After your day of thrilling adventure, return to find a sweet reward waiting in your room!

Destination Discoveries - Cooking Classes and Farm Tours - Destination Resorts Hawaii

Make 2014 a year of discovery with a learning vacation with Destination Resorts Hawaii! Take a handcrafted Farm-to-Table cooking class in Maui using fresh ingredients from the island. Adventure around the island, along the coast and into the mountains Upcountry, with tours of Maui's farms and vineyards.

SeaWorld Beluga Whale Immersion Program - Paradise Point

The best way to learn about marine life? Get in the water! Enter a pool alongside Beluga whales as SeaWorld trainers teach you feeding, training and communication techniques for various marine mammals.

Vail Backcountry Snowshoe and Cross Country Skiing - Destination Resorts Vail

Stay active this winter and learn a new way to enjoy the great outdoors. Try a snowshoe tour or cross country ski lesson in the breathtaking Rocky Mountains.

Stars, Constellations, Planets and Black Holes in Chapel Hill, NC! - The Carolina Inn

Immerse yourself in an enriching outer space experience in Chapel Hill, North Carolina with a visit to the Morehead Planetarium to learn about stars, constellations, planets, black holes and more!

Nature Classes at Desert Botanical Garden - Tempe Mission Palms® Hotel and Conference Center

In a breathtaking setting among desert plants and wildflowers, take classes in nature photography, bird watching, cooking, and weekend science exploration for children.

Buddy Golf - Lansdowne Resort

Whether you’re planning a guy’s getaway or a father-son weekend, our Buddy Golf package is a great way to spend a long weekend or mid-week vacation on Lansdowne Resort's championship golf courses, managed by Troon Golf. Enjoy two championship 18-hole courses and our family-friendly nine-hole Greg Norman Sharkbite Course. This quality golf experience in Northern Virginia offers you the perfect buddy golf escape.

The Southern Gentleman Package - Sporting in Charleston, SC - Wild Dunes® Resort

Sporting in the south – bourbon and birds, inshore fishing, supremely southern attire – all set in one of the South’s most charming locales – by the beach in Charleston, South Carolina. Pack your bag and come on down for a guy's getaway September 2 through December 31, 2014. It’s time to sport like a local Charlestonian.

Endless Summer Package - L'Auberge Del Mar

Schools may be back in session, but it's still summer in San Diego; an ideal formula for your perfect, uncrowded summer vacation!

Terranea Drive Series - Terranea Resort

Select adventure, romance or retail therapy excursions.

Art and Soul of Santa Fe™ Package - Inn and Spa at Loretto

It could be said that Santa Fe and art are intrinsically intertwined. Internationally recognized as one of the world's top three art markets, Santa Fe houses one of the largest concentrations of artists, galleries, museums and schools in its modest 37.4 square miles. The Inn and Spa at Loretto's Art and Soul experiential package invites guests to the epicenter of artistic inspiration and gives visitors the opportunity to take their appreciation of art to the next level. With this package, guests will visit the only museum dedicated to Georgia O'Keeffe, indulge in a healing art spa experience, and enjoy a one-on-one with one our premier Artists in Residence to create their own Santa Fe work of art.

Liquor Connoisseur Package - The Woodmark

Nestled northeast of the Seattle metropolitan area, within a quarter mile of each other, are a brewery, a whiskey distillery and two wineries. Up your Liquor IQ by touring all four! This package includes entrance and transportation so you may enjoy a self-guided tour and learn about the liquor region of Woodinville, Washington. Come full circle and return to bin on the lake to sip and sample wines with your $100 dining credit.

Discover Washington, DC by Land and Sea - The Embassy Row Hotel

You can explore Washington, DC by land and sea with The Embassy Row Hotel's Destination Discoveries package. Step onto a Capitol River cruise boat for a scenic, history lesson. Leave the dock by private sedan for a tour of George Washington's estate, Mount Vernon. At the end of the day, relax and enjoy dinner and drinks at Old Ebbitt Grill, an infamous hangout for politicians and DC VIPs.

Destination Discoveries: Explore Vermont - Stowe Mountain Lodge®

Discover the best of what Stowe Mountain Lodge has to offer with this personalized package that will give visitors a taste of authentic Vermont and the Green Mountains.

Adventure for All Ages in Lake Tahoe - Resort at Squaw Creek

Enjoy a family vacation in Lake Tahoe that gets you out and about exploring the mountains and streams surrounding our Squaw Valley resort.

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