For most of us, spring means quite a few things – longer days, lighter coats, pretty pastels, and fresh scents – but for me, Mott the squirrel, spring means happy travels!
It’s time to put away the snow shovels and wool sweaters, and embrace all that spring has to offer with a little bit of traveling. So, to help kick off your spring travel planning, we’ve rounded up a few notable hotel packages and activities that will melt your winter blues away, and inspire you to get out and let your happy travels begin.
Do you already have spring travel plans made? If so, tell us in the comments below, and remember to check out the “deals” section of www.massvacation.com for an up-to-date glance at all the great deals located all throughout Massachusetts!
YOUUUUUUK! Package, Liberty Hotel – The YOUUUUUUK! Package is perfect for every Red Sox fan. Kick off the baseball season by spending a weekend night or two at The Liberty Hotel and help raise funds for Kevin Youkilis’ charitable organization, Youk’s Kids. A portion of the proceeds from this package will go to Youk’s worthy charity. This luxury package includes: overnight accommodations, an original Kevin Youkilis signed baseball and breakfast for two at CLINK. Contact The Liberty Hotel for pricing. www.libertyhotel.com
Eco-Chic Package, Lenox Hotel – Appreciate the environment and spring’s warmer temps with the Lenox’s Eco-Chic Package. After being one of only four hotels in the world to be named to Conde Nast Traveler’s Green List, the Lenox is proud to be a pioneer in the ecotourism movement. The urban Eco-Chic package is a perfect get away that includes comfortable accommodations, an Urban AdvenTour Bike Tour of Boston and more. Package includes a night in an elegant accommodation, organic wine upon arrival and a donation to the Environmental League of Massachusetts (ELM). Rates starting from $439 per room. www.lenoxhotel.com
Freedom Trail Discovery Package, The Fairmont Copley Plaza – The Freedom Trail features sixteen historic sites, all significant in America’s early struggle for freedom, connected by a 2.5 mile red brick line that not only links one place to another, but the past to the present. The Fairmont Copley Plaza celebrates Boston’s rich history and the 50th Anniversary of this legendary attraction with its Freedom Trail Discovery Package. The package includes one night in an elegant guestroom, two passes to the Walk Into History tour with an 18th-century costumed guide, two tickets to the three Freedom Trail historic museums (Old South Meeting House, Old State House and Paul Revere House) and a copy of The Freedom Trail: An Artist’s View. www.fairmont.com/copleyplaza
Minute Man Historic Park Family Fun Package, Bedford Plaza Hotel – Nothing says springtime quite like spending time in the park, especially at Minute Man National Historical Park. Check out their daily ranger programs, guided tours and a range of special events featuring Revolutionary War re-enactors, musical performances, story telling and more! Bedford Plaza Hotel offers a Family Fun Package that includes admission for two adults and two children to Minute Man Park. Younger guests also receive a Kid’s Welcome Bag and the whole family will enjoy complimentary continental breakfast in their restaurant, Atrium Café. Rates starting at $95 per night. www.befordplazahotel.com
Girls Overnight Getaway Package, Dan’l Webster Inn & Spa, Sandwich – Get ready for a new season with this package designed to help you gather the Goddesses in your life for a relaxing Girls Getaway! Rejuvenate with this two night retreat, savor award-winning cuisine from their fine dining or tavern menus, pamper yourselves in the Beach Plum Spa with Beach Plum Foot Rituals and Massages and rediscover the importance of connecting with the Goddesses who help make you complete! Package includes: one or two nights accommodations, $50 meal voucher for Fine Dining or the Tavern, two Cranberry Pedicures, two 60 minute massages and a special gift. Contact the Dan’l Webster Inn & Spa for rates. www.danlwebsterinn.com
Family Vacation Package, Cape Codder Resort, Hyannis – Plan a springtime getaway that the whole family will love. The Family Vacation Package at the Cape Codder Resort includes two nights for a family of four, including up to a $40 meal allowance for breakfast, lunch or dinner at Grand Cru Wine Bar or Hearth ‘n Kettle Restaurant. Bring your family and enjoy admission to their spectacular Cape Codder Indoor Wave Pool, complete with 2′ waves, 80′ water slides, soothing whirlpool, saunas, dancing water fountains, full spa services, a Heated Outdoor Pool and much more! Contact the Cape Codder Resort for rates. www.capecodderresort.com
The Girlfriends Getaway / Mother-Daughter Retreat Package, Cranwell Resort, Spa & Golf Club, Lenox – This package is the perfect way to relax as the snow melts and flowers bloom. The package includes one night Classic Resort accommodations, $125 spa credit*, 10% discount on spa treatments, $70 dining credit* at any Cranwell restaurant, unlimited fitness classes and full use of the Spa at Cranwell with heated indoor pool, whirlpools, saunas, steam rooms and fitness center, welcome chocolates and shopping discounts at the nearby Lee Premium Outlets. Rates start at $299 per person. www.cranwell.com *No refunds or exchanges will be given for unused dining or spa credit.