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Vacation from the Inauguration - Easy and Affordable Ways to Escape the DC Insanity
With surge of well-wishers soon to descend upon the nation’s capital for President-elect Barack Obama's January 21 inauguration, hotels outside of DC are offering DC residents incentive to escape the chaos.
Hotel Viking in Newport, Rhode Island is offering 10% off spa treatments, a Liberty Libation available on January 21 for just $11, and guests enjoying afternoon Tea on Saturday, January 19 or Sunday, January 20, will receive a complimentary glass of Kir Royale. Special rates at the historic Hotel Viking start at $99 per night. For more information visit http://www.hotelviking.com.
In Naples, Florida Lemon Tree Inn, a charming hotel that is walking distance to the shops, galleries and restaurants of the quaint town, is offering DC residents a special 10% discount on rack rates the entire month of January including inauguration weekend when they show their ID. Rates start at $153 for a room with a King size bed. For reservations, guests can book online at www.LemonTreeInn.com.
Costa d’Este Beach Resort & Spa in Vero Beach, Florida, owned by Gloria and Emilio Estefan, is offering an Inauguration Vacation valid for stays January 20-24, 2013. The Inauguration Vacation includes one night stay in a pool or ocean-view room; a platter of “Uncle Sammies” – sandwich platter for two delivered poolside; $50 resort credit and Splash Stylist poolside concierge service. The getaway starts at $201.30 per night. Additional nights can be added starting at $139 per night. For reservations, please call 877-562-9919 or visit www.costadeste.com.
“It is estimated that 1.8 million people attended the Barak Obama’s 2009 Presidential Inauguration. It’s no surprise to hear that DC residents are getting out of town and news renting their own homes as an alternative to the Fiscal Cliff,” says Sid Kalmans owner of Lemon Tree Inn of Naples, Florida and Hotel Caravelle on St. Croix.
Vice President Joe Biden vacationed on the Caribbean island of St. Croix two years in a row and Hotel Caravelle, a boutique waterfront hotel, is offering an irresistible way for anyone to discover what keeps Biden returning to the emerald island. Hotel Caravelle’s Patriot’s Paradise package is a three-day, two night stay for just $499 based on double occupancy, valid now through November 15, 2013. The package includes ocean-view accommodations, breakfast daily, and a sailing trip to Buck Island, a national park designated by President John F. Kennedy. Additionally, 10% of each package sold will be donated to Rock the Vote is a nonpartisan nonprofit organization in the United States whose mission is to engage and build the political power of young people. For more information visit www.hotelcaravelle.com or call 800-524-0410.