Rates & Dates: Marmara Manhattan offers July 4 deal

The Marmara Manhattan's July Fourth package offers one night free when two nights are booked for the holiday weekend. The package can be booked from July 2 to 5; rates are from $435 per night, double. The plan covers accommodations in a one-bedroom suite and a fireworks cruise for two, with a dinner buffet and open bar.

Marmara Manhattan
(877) 301-0294(877) 301-0294 FREE

Ritz-Carlton N.Y., Battery Park celebrates reopening of Statue of Liberty's crown

In celebration of the reopening of the crown portion of the Statue of Liberty on July 4, the Ritz-Carlton New York, Battery Park created the Liberty for All package. The overnight plan is priced from $375 per room, double, and includes accommodations in a renovated Harbor View room with views of the Statue of Liberty; two ferry tickets to Liberty Island and Ellis Island; a chocolate amenity; and breakfast for two.

Ritz-Carlton New York, Battery Park
(800) 542-8680(800) 542-8680 FREE
Web: www.ritzcarlton.com  

New Orleans W hotels create 'Dino-Snore' family package

The Audubon Nature Institute in New Orleans is showcasing the "Dinosaur Adventure" exhibit throughout the summer at the Audubon Zoo, and the W New Orleans and W French Quarter hotels are offering the Dino-Snore package. Through Sept. 15, the package is priced from $169 at the W New Orleans and $189 at the W French Quarter. Rates include overnight accommodations, four passes to the exhibit and a copy of "Goodnight NOLA," a picture book detailing the culture and history of New Orleans.

W New Orleans and W French Quarter
(877) 822-0000(877) 822-0000 FREE and mention promo code WEE
Web: www.whotels.com/neworleans  

Philadelphia Marriott Downtown plan features tickets to Star Trek exhibit

The Philadelphia Marriott Downtown has created the Star Trek package, offering guests VIP access to "Star Trek: The Exhibition" at the Franklin Institute. The overnight package is valid through Sept. 20 and is priced from $169 per night.

Philadelphia Marriott Downtown
(800) 834-6418(800) 834-6418 FREE and use code ARN

Hidden Pond resort promotes summer relaxation package

Hidden Pond, a 14-cottage boutique resort in Kennebunkport, Maine, is offering the Relax & Reconnect two-night plan, valid through the year. The plan, priced at $1,785 per two-bedroom cottage, covers an afternoon ocean sail; a picnic lunch on the beach; two one-hour spa treatments; a signature cocktail or glass of wine each night; and appetizers for two. The above rate is valid for travel throughout the summer; the package can also be booked at lower rates during the low seasons.

Hidden Pond
(888) 967-9050(888) 967-9050 FREE
Web: www.hiddenpondmaine.com  

Renaissance Orlando invites guests to ride SeaWorld's newest ride

The Renaissance Orlando Hotel at SeaWorld is offering two family-friendly packages so guests can check out SeaWorld Orlando's newest ride, Manta, a roller coaster with a train shaped like a giant manta ray. The Kids Eat Free package includes deluxe accommodations and free meals for kids 12 and under with a paying adult. The Two-Room package offers accommodations in two connecting rooms and breakfast for two adults and two children. Both plans are valid through Sept. 17 and are priced from $149 to $329 per night.

Renaissance Orlando Hotel at SeaWorld
(800) 380-7917(800) 380-7917 FREE and ask for promotional code MAJ

Kingston Plantation offers $5 Wednesdays on stays of three nights or longer

Kingston Plantation in Myrtle Beach, S.C., is offering guests staying in its two-bedroom villas a rate of $5 for Wednesday-night stays. Rates for the other nights start at $239 per night, double. Length-of-stay requirements vary, depending on day of arrival. For Monday and Tuesday arrivals, a three-night stay is required. For stays beginning later in the week, the length of stay required is longer in order to fulfill the Wednesday-night stay. Each villa includes a fully equipped kitchen and sleeps four to six people. The package is available through Dec. 31.

Kingston Plantation
(800) 876-0010(800) 876-0010 FREE

Park Hyatt Washington celebrates the nation's presidential history

The Park Hyatt Washington is celebrating notable U.S. presidents with its Culture at the Park package, valid through Oct. 31. The package includes an upgrade to a Park Deluxe room; sedan transportation to a behind-the-scenes tour of "Portraying Lincoln," on display at the Historical Society of Washington, D.C.; two tickets to George Washington's Mount Vernon Estate and Gardens; an apple pie upon arrival; choice of an American martini or bourbon sampler for two in the lounge; and valet parking. The two-night package is priced from $749 per room. The maximum occupancy for guestrooms is three people.

Park Hyatt Washington
(800) 778-7477(800) 778-7477 FREE
Web: www.parkhyattwashington.com  

Mayflower Park Hotel partners with Seattle Opera on summer package

The Seattle Opera will present three cycles of "The Ring of the Nibelung" beginning in August, and the Mayflower Park Hotel is offering a Ring package for stays between Aug. 9 and 30. The package, with a six-night minimum stay required, offers deluxe or suite accommodations, valet parking for six nights, a welcome amenity and two premium tickets (first tier, center) to one of the cycles. The plan is priced from $3,475 for deluxe accommodations and $3,595 for suite accommodations.

Mayflower Park Hotel
(800) 426-5100(800) 426-5100 FREE
Email:[email protected]  

Colorado ski resort offers 20% off bookings for 2009-2010 season

Colorado's Keystone resort is offering 20% off rates for winter season stays when booked by July 31. The 2009-2010 ski season runs from Nov. 6 though April 10. Rates start at $49 per person and can be booked at any of the resort's lodging options, including the Keystone Lodge & Spa and the Inn at Keystone.

(877) 204-7889(877) 204-7889 FREE
Web: www.keystoneresort.com  

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