July 23, 2017

5 Easter Weekend Family Escapes

peepsIt looks like winter is finally behind us and it’s time to start thinking about Easter, which is less than one week away. For my kids, Easter falls at the end of Spring Break, and since we’re staying home during the break this year, I’m starting to hunt around for fun Easter-themed hotel packages.

If you’re staying in-town too, think about getting away with the kids for a night or two. Here are five overnight family packages filled with bunnies, colored eggs and family fun.

Gaylord National Resort (Washington, DC)
This year, Gaylord National Resort has teamed up with PEEPS & Company to create an Easter package that includes a one night stay, a $50 resort credit, an Easter-themed kids craft, a $10 gift card to use at the PEEPS & Company store in National Harbor and an Easter Candy treat bag. Children 12 and younger can also participate in an Easter Egg Hunt. Rates from $239 (April 4 only).

The Westgate Hotel (San Diego, CA)
Book the Westgate Experience package at The Westgate Hotel over Easter weekend for $229 and enjoy a $100 credit to use toward any dining or hotel service. Among the options are the Easter Bunny Tea (April 3 and 4) where families can enjoy afternoon tea and mini pastries, as well as an Easter Egg Hunt, or Easter Champagne Brunch (April 5), which includes face painting and a visit from the Easter Bunny.

The Meadowmere Resort (Ogunquit, ME)
Escape to New England for the Ogunquit Maine Easter Package at The Meadowmere Resort, which includes parking, two nights’accommodations, one dinner at Jonathan’s or Old Village Inn, breakfast on Saturday and Sunday morning, Easter crafts for the kids and a late 1 pm check-out. The hotel package is $249 for resort rooms and $349 for resort suites (April 3-5).

The Omni Homestead Resort (Hot Springs, VA)
Book the Easter Escape Package at The Omni Homestead Resort and enjoy daily breakfast in the elegant Main Dining Room, a 15% discount on outdoor activities, such as horseback riding, kayaking and archery, and one keepsake Easter basket. Rates start at $290.25 per night (March 27-April 13).

The Hotel Hershey (Hershey, PA)
What better way to spend Easter than by doing so in the sweetest place on earth, Hershey, PA. Book the Easter Family Package at The Hotel Hershey and receive two nights’ deluxe accommodations, a one-day admission to Hersheypark and breakfast on Saturday and Sunday morning. Guests also receive admission to Hershey Gardens and The Hershey Story’s Museum Experience. Rates start at $441 (April 3-5).

Photo Credit: Peter Talke Photography

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