Travel Tuesday Deals – 08/16/11


  • Play unlimited golf and stay in a rustic log cabin in Northern Michigan for $149 per night (or $238 for two nights). Rates are for stays Mondays through Thursdays, September 12-October 13, 2011 at the Garland Lodge & Resort. Rooms feature cathedral ceilings and stained glass windows, and the surrounding grounds hold four full golf courses (72 holes).  (Via Lonely Planet)
  • End your summer with a bang and go ziplining between the trees in Portland, Oregon! Seriously — and bring the kids. The adventure takes place at Tree to Tree Park, “a playground in the trees featuring aerial ropes courses, zip lines and tree-top obstacles.” Admission is $45 per adult and $25-35 per child. Stay at a participating hotel and add some wine touring along the Sip 47 wine route. Hotel accommodations range from $109 to $249. (Via Frommer’s Travel)
  • Enjoy a two-week Mediterranean cruise that will be a feast for the eyes, as well as fodder for the brain. Swan Hellenic is offering a tour of the most historic ports in Athens, Greece, Sicily and Italy that will be curated by experts in ancient history and geology. The price per person starts at $1899, and the cruise departs on October 14, 2011 from Athens. (Via Sherman’s Travel)
  • Dream of going or returning to Napa Wine Valley? Then consider this deal: a one-bedroom or junior suite at the Silverado Resort for only $199 per night. The special includes a $50 resort voucher, redeemable at the resort’s spa, golf or restaurants, and two Napa Valley wine-tasting passes. Book by August 31, 2011 for stays Sundays through Thursdays. (Via Travel and Leisure)
  • If you’re in San Francisco and you like the idea of a musical outing, check out the Tony Award-winning “Billy Elliot” for 40% off the regular rate. The musical, with a score by Elton John, is showing at the Orpheum Theatre Tuesday-Friday evenings now through Aug. 19, and Sundays at 7:30 p.m. on Aug. 7, 14 and 21. Click here to book tickets and be sure to use promo code “zoo.” (Via TravelZoo)

About Melody Demel

Melody is Senior Manager, PR for Boingo Wireless, where she is responsible for media relations, brand building and thought leadership initiatives. Melody is a die-hard Nebraska Cornhuskers fan and retired NCAA DI college field hockey player.
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One Response to Travel Tuesday Deals – 08/16/11

  1. Ramona says:

    Love visiting Napa! Carneros Inn is one of our favorite Napa Valley resorts. Can’t go wrong with a wine getaway! 😉