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U.S. Properties Offer Free, Family-Friendly Resort Amenities for Summer Family Getaways

by Kimberly Inlander

Apr 24, 2023

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Hiking concierges, urban gardening, sleeping under the stars and more. Family travelers may be interested in taking advantage of some of these free family-friendly resort amenities on summer getaways this season.



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WorldMark’s Hiking Concierge

Nature-loving family travelers should take advantage of WorldMark by Wyndham’s Hiking Concierge program. Former national parks ranger Ash Nudd partnered with the hotel brand to share recommendations, comprehensive park itineraries and family packing tips. Families can spend more time enjoying the sights and being outdoors at resorts near Arches, Zion, Yellowstone, Yosemite and Rocky Mountain national parks.


Plan a Bookcation

Get through your family’s summer reading list with Club Wyndham, inviting families to plan “bookcations” this summer at 11 resorts across the United States. Travelers receive 15 percent off their accommodations; a book-lovers gift basket; and a $25 Amazon instant reward redeemable for books, eBooks and Audible audiobooks.


Sleep Under the Sea at Georgia Aquarium

Book a three-night stay at Margaritaville Vacation Club Atlanta and enjoy a free Sleep Under the Sea experience at Georgia Aquarium on the second night of the stay. The sleepover includes admission for the night of the sleepover and the entire next day, with complimentary sleeping mats, bedtime snacks, a light breakfast, guided tours and activities, and more.


urban farming

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Urban Gardening

WorldMark Portland Waterfront Park recently introduced the concept of urban permaculture through complimentary, interactive workshops and an on-site vertical demo garden with master regenerative farmer Daniel Campbell. Workshops are complimentary for guests, offering the opportunity to give back on summer vacation as procured produce is donated to a local CSA.


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