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Head south of San Francisco and you’ll find one of the most picturesque spots in North America – the Monterey Peninsula. With its high cliffs, sparkling Pacific beaches and large, native forests, California dreaming may have been invented here. Perched atop 22 beautifully manicured acres that border the 18-hole Pebble Beach Company’s Championship Del Monte Golf Course, Hyatt Regency Monterey sets a new standard for Monterey Bay hotels.

You can relax and take advantage of a host of luxurious amenities in the alluring spa and 24-hour fitness center. Spend an evening indulging your palette at the signature restaurant featuring tantalizing cuisine. From here, it’s just a few blocks to the beach, a mile to downtown Monterey and a few miles to Cannery Row – in short, all of Monterey can be your playground.

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Rising regally on Victoria’s spectacular Inner Harbor, The Fairmont Empress showcases the spirit and energy of Vancouver Island in grand style. With her turn-of-the-century beauty, The Fairmont Empress captures the grandeur and elegance of a bygone era, while her facilities and services meet the needs of today’s traveler. From exhilarating ocean-bound whale watching safaris, world-class cultural exhibits and mouth-watering local cuisine to scenic garden and winery tours, you will be awestruck by the countless experiences The Fairmont Empress and Victoria can offer you!

Whether it’s 18-holes of golf in a pristine setting or a soothing aromatic massage with essential oils, the luxury chateau-style Empress hotel in Victoria offers the perfect escape from the stresses of modern life.

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Take a trip to Palm Springs, a cosmopolitan desert oasis! Take in gorgeous views of the San Jacinto Mountains and downtown, enjoy a dip in the pool at the Hyatt Regency Suites Palm Springs, perfect your swing on the putting green, or sip cocktails in the bar. Get ready for a thrill as you rise 8500 feet over the desert floor in the Palm Springs Tramway.

Stay in style at Hyatt Regency Suites Palm Springs. As the only all-suites downtown Palm Springs hotel, the property offers not only incredibly spacious rooms, but a great location. In Palm Springs, there is so much to do! Ride your bicycle along the Heritage Trail, visit the Palm Springs Art Museum, which features fine permanent collections and top touring exhibitions, sculpture gardens, galleries and a theater.

Set aside some time to ascend two and one half miles to a pristine wilderness aboard the world’s largest rotating tramcars. Once you reach the top you can dine, hike, enjoy a guided nature walk, and play in the snow during the winter months, all while enjoying the magnificent natural landscape.

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Escape to the ocean views, elegant accommodations, Bar Harbor Village and the Acadia National Park on Mount Desert Island, known as the most beautiful island in America. Atop a granite terraced hillside, you will quickly discover the allure of Maine’s rockbound coast. You’ll stay in luxurious comfort at the Bluenose Inn, which places you just minutes away from the attractions that make this corner of Maine one of the nation’s most popular retreats.

The original building of the Bluenose Inn was constructed in 1884 as the summer estate of Mrs. William Morris Hunt, an artist’s widow. The stonework from this palatial cottage, which she named Mizzentop, remains beneath the building that bears its name. Today the building is a AAA four-diamond luxury resort that features tastefully decorated rooms, the Eden Spa, and grounds with panoramic views of Frenchman Bay.

The Bluenose Inn is just a leisurely stroll away from Bar Harbor Village and it’s many activities. History buffs appreciate the carefully preserved architecture and array of museums, music lovers enjoy the host of summer concerts, and the young-at-heart love the beaches, fishing harbors, mountains, and the many fairs and festivals held throughout the year! You can’t help but leave Bar Harbor tanned, relaxed, and with a heart full of great memories.

Of course a visit to Bar Harbor would be incomplete without a visit to Acadia National Park, which has long been one of America’s most treasured national parks. Within the park’s 40,000 acres, you can discover some of the most varied and dramatic scenery anywhere, including countless glacier-carved granite cliffs, seventeen mountain peaks, dozens of islands and fresh water lakes, salt marshes, and the only fjord on the eastern coast of the United States.

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Enjoy a desert resort atmosphere with cosmopolitan flavor and enjoy a late night swim, the calm of a beautiful sunset or the nearby palm-lined streets of Canyon Drive. Set at the foot of the dramatic San Jacinto Mountains is your haven.

Stay in style at Hyatt Regency Suites Palm Springs. As the only all-suites downtown Palm Springs hotel, the property offers not only incredibly spacious rooms, but a great location. In Palm Springs, there is so much to do! Ride your bicycle along the Heritage Trail, visit the Palm Springs Art Museum, which features fine permanent collections and top touring exhibitions, sculpture gardens, galleries and a theater.

Only a thirty-minute drive separates you from an upscale desert retreat and a premier shopping experience! Desert Hills Premium Outlets is more than just a great collection of the finest brands – it offers one of the largest collections of designer outlets in the country! With more than 100 stores to choose from, this desert mall includes some of the most exquisite brands, from St. John and Yves Saint Laurent for the elegant; to Tumi and Kipling for the travelers; Versace, Prada, Gucci and Dolce & Gabbana for the tres chic; Perfumania to L’Occitane for scent-lovers; and William Rast to Juicy for the trendy shoppers! The Desert Hills Premium Outlets also offers Elie Tahari, Jimmy Choo, Last Call by Neiman Marcus, Polo Ralph Lauren, Savatore Ferragamo, Tod’s, Zegna, Marni, Ugg Australia, and so much more! It’s not a mirage; it’s a true bargain hunter’s haven!

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Get back to basics with a getaway to Cape Cod, the easternmost point of Massachusetts that juts into the Atlantic ocean. With seaside towns dotting the gorgeous coast, stunning beaches, world-class golf, summer theater, whale watching, and a close-up look at American history, it’s no wonder travelers return to Cape Cod year after year. Relax for a few days in your choice of Hyannis, Sandwich or Plymouth, three destinations that will delight, charm and inspire you!

Considered by New Englanders to be the hub and heart of Cape Cod, Hyannis is known internationally as the All-American City. It’s where you’ll find the John F. Kennedy Hyannis Museum, delectable fish shacks and award-winning restaurants, world-class beaches, the island ferries, countless outdoor activities and Cape Cod’s most unique shopping. The Cape Codder Resort and Spa offers comfortable Cape Cod lodging, romantic dining and fun amenities, including an amazing Indoor Wave Pool and new Heated Outdoor Pool. If you wish to explore Cape Cod, the resort’s central location puts you in the heart of it all! Stroll the rolling sand dunes and take in the crisp ocean air at one of the many area beaches, drive along scenic roads and discover unique gift and antique shops, venture out to the open seas for a whale watch or harbor cruise, or shop until you drop along Main Street!

Or spend a few days in the oldest town on Cape Cod, Sandwich, which is set on the eastern end. Settled in 1637 this town has earned a reputation for beautiful glassware, which you can find in the numerous boutiques and shops. You’ll stay at the Dan’l Webster Inn and Spa, one of the “Distinguished Inns of North America” by Select Registry, which has offered lodging for over 300 years. You’ll be treated to a combination of the romance of the past and today’s conveniences, with canopy and four-poster beds, fireplaces, oversized whirlpool tubs, heated tile floors and the exclusive Suite Dreams Experience providing pampering amenities.

America’s hometown of Plymouth, where New England was first established in 1620, is a unique American destination where the 400 year-old past and modern present meet. You’ll find inspiration as you walk in the footsteps of the Native Americans and Pilgrims. Located in the heart of Historic Plymouth, the John Carver Inn and Spa is just a short walk to all attractions, shopping and the breathtaking waterfront. The boutique hotel boasts colonial charm and hospitality combined with contemporary comforts and conveniences. The exclusive Pilgrim Cove Indoor Theme Pool is fun for all with an 80-foot water slide, waterfalls, soothing Jacuzzi set amidst a replica of Plymouth Rock, lap lanes and fitness room – there’s something for everyone!

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San Diego is California’s second largest city, a beautiful place where blue skies keep watch on 70 miles of beaches and a gentle Mediterranean climate begs for a day of everything and nothing. Of Mission Bay hotels, the Hyatt is the closest to SeaWorld, where you can have fun in the sun with ocean-dwelling friends. The inhabitants and characters in the San Diego Zoo will charm you, from the black and white and very adorable pandas, to the meerkat, the camels; or witness the rare and exotic animals up close at the exciting shows at Safari Park.

The Hyatt Regency Mission Bay is a unique find among San Diego hotels. Picture a resort-like landscaped setting in the heart of Mission Bay Park, offering panoramic views of the marina and the Pacific Ocean, a pampering spa and water playground with multiple slides.

You’ll have a blast at SeaWorld Venture beneath the waves for an up-close look at Shamu, moray eels, dozens of other exotic creatures; touch the California bay rays as they glide through the water, and observe sea lions and harbor seals closer than ever before! Explore the animal kingdom at the San Diego Zoo, where the elephants, along with lions, jaguars, camels, tapirs, and pronghorns, are the descendants of animals from the Pleistocene, 12,000 years ago or see Safari Park’s jaw-dropping Cheetah Run, Frequent Flyer Bird Show with over 40 different species and the exciting expedition on the Park’s African Tram Safari.

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During SeaWorld San Diego’s hilarious “Sea Lions LIVE” show, Clyde and Seamore poke fun at popular TV shows, including “Survivor.”

Bottlenose dolphins peek through the glass at SeaWorld San Diego’s Rocky Point Preserve, an attraction where guests can feed and interact with these amazing marine mammals.

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Romantics, history travelers, and travelers with dogs…if you’ve ever imagined America and the Civil War in the 1800s, you’ll love this opportunity to stay in a Civil War farmhouse on the Gettysburg Battlefield! Get ready for a unique historical adventure that includes great food, comfortable accommodations, and daily history presentations. You’ll also enjoy a Battlefield bus tour and a bus tour of Old Town Gettysburg!

Imagine staying in a real 1809 Civil War farmhouse on a beautiful 30-acre nature preserve on the Gettysburg Battlefield behind Big Round Top. Set in the Gettysburg National Military Park, you will be just five minutes from the restaurant and tourist district, and you’ll have access to all of the museums inside the park! Make the most of your travels through time by visiting the park’s museum, the Eisenhower Historic Site, the Shriver House Museum, the American Civil War Museum, and General Lee’s Headquarters Museum (just to name a few!)

After you have had your fill of the tourist hustle and bustle, retreat to a beautiful country setting where you can relax and refresh yourself. The excellent historical presentations every morning before breakfast have become a signature element of the Battlefield Bed and Breakfast experience for nearly 20 years. There are also fun activities planned throughout the year, and some of the guest favorites include the January Civil War Ball and February Dinner with Lincoln.

More than 40 miles of battlefield avenues criss-cross across the 10,000 acre Gettysburg Battlefield, and you’ll find more than 1,450 monuments, markers and plaques dotting the field. Your Premier Battlefield tour will highlight the events that occurred on the Gettysburg Battlefield, as well as why Gettysburg plays such a significant part in American history. And your tour of Old Town Gettysburg showcases some of the most amazing stories in history, narrated by locals! From the sisters who witnessed a meeting of Confederate and Yankee soldiers in front of their house, to the woman who was almost sold into slavery, these stories are spellbinding! You’ll see buildings struck by artillery shells, and the locals even have a story about Gettysburg’s connection to Al Capone!

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World-renowned, The Fairmont San Francisco offers an awe-inspiring view of the city and the bay from high atop Nob Hill. Central to the Financial District, Union Square and Fisherman’s Wharf, the hotel is located at the only spot in San Francisco where each of the city’s cable car lines meet. Of course, traveling up and down San Francisco’s steep hills by cable car is an obligatory adventure, as is indulging in spectacular views of San Francisco, the Golden Gate Bridge, and the eclectic mix of Victorian and modern architecture and famous landmarks, all of which you’ll see on your two-hour nighttime tour!

The grandeur of The Fairmont coupled with its reputation for impeccable service promises a truly memorable experience. With a panoramic view of the City and the Bay from high atop Nob Hill, The Fairmont San Francisco holds an unmatched blend of elegance and superb service for an unforgettable stay.

Experience San Francisco when the sun goes down and the lights shine bright on your open top panoramic night tour! You’ll see the city from a different perspective. As you ascend California Street you will be treated to the sights of Grace Cathedral and the historical charm of Nob Hill, and as you head downtown you will be greeted by the impressive city skyline and the grand figure of Bay Bridge. Prepare to be dazzled by the lights of the Port of San Francisco as you continue along the Embarcadero.

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Experience the beauty of the West in Jackson Hole! Jackson Hole, the gateway to Grand Teton and Yellowstone National Parks, is an internationally celebrated playground that promises invigorating mountain air, awe-inspiring star-filled skies and an astonishing profusion of wildlife. After your days of discovery, Jackson’s Rustic Inn invites you to pamper yourself at the spa, where soothing treatments round out your experience of the great American West!

From the summer scenery to winter activities, Jackson is the ideal destination for adventurers of all types. Revered as one of the finest recreational resort areas in America, Jackson Hole is paradise for vacationers seeking excitement, variety and adventure. With snow dominating the horizon, winter sports reign king – so strap on some skis, saddle up the snowmobile and tighten your gloves because the fun is about to begin! During the warmer months, Jackson is the quiet haunt of avid outdoorsmen and the rich and famous alike. Let the hiking trails be your guide to the gorgeous foliage and breathtaking wildlife that is native to Wyoming, or enjoy the water with a scenic float or a white water rafting adventure!

The Rustic Inn is the perfect place to unwind after your days discovering the wonders of Jackson, a place where you can relax and enjoy the outdoor heated pool, Jacuzzi and sauna. Or take a walk down the beautifully landscaped trails along Flat Creek to enjoy nature’s solitude. Later, settle back fireside in the Rustic Bar and lobby lounge, and savor a fine wine from the spectacular display cellar and creative Modern American cuisine before heading to your 400-square-foot cabin.

While the Rustic Inn offers tranquility, its spa offers pure bliss. The massage therapists at The Rustic Inn offer gentle indulgences designed to calm your body, soothe your mind and revitalize your soul through relaxing touch and healing energies. In their skilled hands, you can enjoy a variety of treatments, from the Seaweed Algae Clay Wrap to the Mountain Tune-Up Massage. The detoxifying Moor Mud Wrap reduces muscle tension, refreshes skin, rids the body of toxins and eliminates fatigue, and the Renewing Rose Wrap uses one of the purest forms of Rose to hydrate and replenish your skin and mind.

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