As summer nears, deals start to bloom By Suzanne Rowan Kelleher on Mar 21, 2014
Now that spring has finally arrived, getaway deals and packages are popping up like daisies. Itâs a great time to snag a late spring or early summer weekend for a song.
Westin Cape Coral Resort at Marina Village
Where: Cape Coral, Florida Why: Because this plush waterside resort offers spacious one- to three-bedroom suites with private balconies, fully appointed kitchens, and separate sleeping and living spacesâplus three heated pools and a kidâs club. Pay for three nights and get your fourth night free plus a $100 food-and-beverage credit per stay. You may also get a room upgrade, based on availability. Use promo code ZS4.
Where: Hershey, Pennsylvania Why: Because the pre-summer window is an affordable season in Chocolate Town, USA, and this mid-priced official Hershey hotel gives you insider access to Hersheypark. The Kids Stay, Play & Eat Free Package starts at $199 a night and includes accommodations, one-day admission for the whole family to Hersheypark, plus free breakfast for kids. Book by Apr. 8 for travel May 9-June 12, 2014.
(MORE: View a family trip plan: 3 days in Hershey with kids.)
Park Hyatt Aviara Resort
Where: Carlsbad, California Why: Because this luxury property is a hop, skip and a jump from Legoland and also has a nice late-spring deal on the table. Book a stay of two or more nights and save up to 20 percent this spring. Book by Apr. 28 and travel through June 12, 2014. Use promo code SPSALE.
(MORE: View a family trip plan: 2 days in Carlsbad with kids.)
Resort at Squaw Creek
Where: Lake Tahoe, California Why: Because this four-season Lake Tahoe resort is looking forward to warmer temperatures with a good-value steal for families visiting spring, summer or fall. Book by April 1 and save up to 30 percent on a stay May through October, 2014. Use promo code Save30.
Sonesta Resort Hilton Head Island
Where: Hilton Head Island, South Carolina Why: Because this family-friendly resort on Hilton Head Island offers a raft of ways for parents and kids to have fun from sunup to sundown. The two-night Family Fun Getaway package includes accommodations, a one-time rental for four bicycles for three hours, and a $50 food-and-beverage credit to use during your stay.
Suzanne Rowan Kelleher contributed this to www.MiniTime.com.