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!

A Seattle Original - Red Lion Hotel on Fifth Avenue - Seattle

Take an authentic tour of Seattle and experience the unique culture and landmarks of this bustling Pacific Northwest city. From a visit to the original Starbucks to a monorail ride to experience the music of iconic Seattle bands; this experience will show you what makes Seattle a city worth exploring. (Be sure to update your arrival and departure dates and the number of persons in your party before confirming your reservation.)

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.

Golf Performance Evaluation & Luxury Accommodations in Palm Springs - Miramonte® Resort & Spa

Perfect your golf swing at the Indian Wells Golf Resort. State-of-the-art performance software and personalized tips from experts will help evaluate your skills and improve your game.

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. It’s time to sport like a local Charlestonian.

Terranea Drive Series - Terranea Resort

Select adventure, romance or retail therapy excursions.

Charleston, SC Girlfriend Getaway Package - Wild Dunes® Resort

Get away with the girls this fall to Charleston’s Island Resort, a top-ranked “Best Girlfriend Getaway of 2013” by Redbook Magazine.

Great Grands Great Beach Getaway Package - Wild Dunes® Resort

Great grand-parenting comes naturally at Charleston’s Island Resort. Enjoy quality family time with the kiddos in the great outdoors while teaching them some fun new things along the way – right here in the top destination in the world, – Charleston, SC.

Big Eddy Thriller - Sunriver Resort®

Sunriver Resort is the choice destination in Central Oregon for adventure seekers! Experience the 1.25 hour Big Eddy Thriller Rafting Adventure. Journey just minutes from Bend for this kid-friendly adventure, with the majority of your time spent on the water. Guests will enjoy stunning Deschutes River scenery and rollicking Class I-III whitewater rapids.

SpringFest at Vail Cascade - Vail Cascade

Enjoy everything that makes spring in Vail so special with Cascade SpringFest, a spring-break-palooza blooming with cool lodging deals, fantabulous activities and groovy events, March 6-April 20.

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.

Destination Discoveries - Aspen at a Glance - The Gant

Take a trip back in time to Aspen's booming silver mining days. Explore town on foot, underground and by jeep!

Destination Family Escapes - Hooves & Wheels Package - The Gant

Explore the Maroon Bells Wilderness area in Aspen, CO by bike and horseback!

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.

Northwest Adventure Package - Suncadia Resort®

Have the vacation that will keep you talking for months!
Take the family on a hike to the top of Manastash Ridge and take a guided raft trip down the Cle Elum or Yakima Rivers. To top it off, have dinner for 4 in Portals restaurant.

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.

Epic Family Discovery at Manor Vail Lodge - Manor Vail Lodge

A year-round destination for outdoor adventure! Take advantage of Vail’s newest summer mountain activities within Epic Discovery. Designed for both kids and parents, Epic discovery offers guests an opportunity to experience numerous outdoor activities while challenging themselves and gaining a new appreciation for the outdoors.

Discover 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 adventure in Lake Tahoe that gets you out and about exploring the mountains and streams of Squaw Valley.



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