Weekend Getaways

The temperature is rising, the sun is shining and we are all itching to travel! Our concierges have chosen 5 local resorts that are great for a couple’s getaway or weekend with the kids. Where will you end up?

Great Wolf Lodge
Williamsburg, VA
Poconos, PA

Great Wolf Lodge is a part of the world’s largest chain of indoor water park resorts! Not only does it have an indoor water park, but there’s also specialty restaurants, spas, fitness rooms, arcades, and activity areas for the kids!

Great Wolf Lodge Water Park

This resort features suites that can range from traditional to themed. The different themed suites showcase an in-suite cave, tent, cabin, and more! There’s something for everyone in the whole family to enjoy.

Great Wolf Lodge Kid Kamp Suite

The two closest resorts are located in the Poconos Mountains, PA and in Williamsburg, VA.

If you’re looking to venture out of the Poconos Mountains resort, check out some of these area attractions:

  • Bushkill Falls: Among the most famous scenic attractions in the state of Pennsylvania. Features eight waterfalls, hiking trails, and bridges with scenic views of the falls and surrounding forest
  • Claws N’ Paws Wild Animal Park: Housing over 120 rare and exotic species.
  • Evergreen Golf Club: Reasonable rates with a course presenting a challenge to novice and advanced golfers.
  • Happy Trails Stable: Horseback riding trail great for beginners and advanced riders.

For a complete list of area attractions click here.

If you’re looking to venture out of the Williamsburg, VA resort, check out some of these area attractions:

  • Busch Gardens: Amusement park complete with roller coasters, kid-friendly rides and beautiful grounds!
  • Colonial Williamsburg: Take a stroll into 18th century Williamsburg. Browse through antique shops, eat good food, and learn about how people lived during that time.
  • Riverwalk Landing: Check out this mile long walkway where you can shop, dine, listen to music, and play on the beach!
  • Williamsburg Winery: Featuring 55 acres of vineyards and more than 70,000 cases of vintage and specialty wines.

For a complete list of area attractions click here.

Chesapeake Beach Resort & Spa
Chesapeake Beach, MD

Chesapeak Beach Resort ExteriorSince 1946, the Chesapeake Beach Resort & Spa has been a waterfront destination appreciated by boaters and vacationers looking for the Chesapeake Bay experience.

The charming 72 room hotel is located directly on the Maryland shoreline of the Chesapeake Bay. The resort offers hotel rooms overlooking the Chesapeake Bay, restaurants, two marinas, gaming rooms, a casino, a full service salon and spa, and more! This resort has something to offer everyone in the family all year-long.

If you’re looking to venture out of the resort, check out some of these area attractions:

  • Chesapeake Beach Water Park: Featuring water slides, fountains, waterfalls, a kid’s activity pool, and more!
  • Chesapeake Beach Railway Museum: Gives visitors a look into the past of the Chesapeake Beach with photos and artifacts.
  • The Town of Chesapeake Beach: Here you can learn about the best restaurants, attractions, and shopping the Chesapeake Beach has to offer!
  • Twin Shields Golf Course: 18-hole par 70 championship golf course offers a challenge for both novice and advanced golfers.

For a complete list of area attractions click here.

Yogi Bear’s Jellystone Park Camp Resort
Hagerstown, MD

Jellystone Park Camp Resort CharactersLooking for a destination that differs from the typical hotels rooms?

Yogi Bear’s Jellystone Park Camp Resort is a family RV and cabin resort! Whether your idea of camping means staying in a motorhome or in a cozy tent, the camp resort has campsites to accommodate your needs. If a cabin is more your style, they have options ranging from rustic to luxury.

Family fun with Yogi Bear is the resort’s number one priority! Amenities include a water park, mini golf, arts and crafts center, and more!

Jellystone Park Camp Resort Water Park

For a complete list of resort activities click here.

For a complete list of resort facilities click here.

The Omni Homestead Resort
Hot Springs, VA

The Omni Homestead Resort ExteriorThe Omni Homestead Resort offers an endless variety of indoor and outdoor activities to keep all guests happy. With over 45 acres of activities, there are dozens of activities throughout summer and winter, and all the months in between!

Pack up your family and friends this summer to enjoy world-class golf, tennis, fly-fishing, swimming, hiking, horseback riding, and along with other exciting outdoor activities. After a long day outside, check out the resort theater, game room, or grab some afternoon tea . The winter invites guests to hit the slopes for skiing, snowboarding and tubing, or ice skating. No matter your pleasure, The Omni Homestead Resort offers something for the whole family!

For a complete list of resort activities click here.

If you’re looking to venture out of the resort, check out some of these area attractions:

  • Jefferson Pools: The best, natural hot springs are naturally heated and have drawn visitors from across the country for centuries.
  • Falling Spring: A breathtaking 80′ waterfall that is one of the most visited and photographed spots in the Alleghany Highlands
  • Lake Moomaw: The Virginian lake offers a beach, picnic area, and tons of water sports.
  • Douthat State Park: Some of Virginia’s most breathtaking mountain scenery.

For a complete list of area attractions click here.

The Salamander Resort & Spa
Middleburg, VA

Salamander Resort & Spa ExteriorSalamander Resort & Spa offers the refined sophistication of a luxurious country estate in the Virginia’s exclusive horse and wine country. The resort offers cultural and historical experiences, unique culinary and wine programming, spa and wellness activities, more than 100 unique shops, restaurants, surrounding wineries and equestrian fields.

While you are enjoying a day at the spa, the kids won’t be left out—the resort offers a children’s camp, educational and entertaining classes, crafts, games and more!

For a complete list of resort activities click here.

If you’re looking to venture out of the resort, check out some of these area attractions:

  • Morven Park: The park hosts equestrian events, three museums, educational and recreational programs, historic buildings, and formal gardens.
  • National Sporting Library & Museum: Dedicated to preserving, promoting and sharing literature, art and culture of equestrian, angling, and field sports.
  • Great Meadow: Comprised of 250 acres dedicated to equestrian and field events, including Twilight Polo, Twilight Jumpers and steeplechasing.
  • Boxwood Winery: Owned by John Kent Cooke, a former owner/president of the Redskins, the winery is known for making premium red wines in the Bordeaux tradition.

For a complete list of area attractions click here.

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Be sure to contact your concierge before booking your getaway to find out about our amusement park and attraction discounts!

 Post by: Sarah C. & Ashley M.

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