7 Spectacular Summer Specials

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Haven’t planned a summer vacation yet? Undecided on where to go? Don’t sweat it. We’ve got plenty of deals to help you make up your mind.

1. The Breakers Palm Beach, Palm Beach, Fla.
Bask in the oceanfront beauty of The Breakers Palm Beach in Florida this summer. With the resort’s Endless Vacation Savings offer, your family will receive up to $400 in extra value daily, with complimentary benefits including breakfast, daycamp and meals for kids, Wi-Fi and unlimited fitness classes. The resort also features five oceanfront pools (including a children’s pool), beach bungalows, a spa and onsite dining options. Rates start at $339 per night. Offer valid through October 31, 2013.

2. Park Place Hotel, Ocean City, Md.
Ocean City, Maryland is a hot spot for families, and with a deal like this, it’s also one that’s hard to pass up: Park Place Hotel has an excellent Rodney Summer Budget Deal. Available July 7 through August 1, it includes three nights in an Executive Bayview Double Efficiency, which sleeps up to six guests. Rates start at $179 per night and are based on two adults and two children under age 13. Each additional adult is $10 per night, and each child is $5 per night (plus tax).

3. Louisa’s Place, Berlin, Germany
Yes, Europe can be expensive, but no, Berlin is not. For example, Louisa’s Place has a reasonably priced package called Family @ Louisa’s Place. It includes three nights in a deluxe suite (for two adults and two children up to 12 years old), a plate of fresh fruit, a bottle of mineral water, breakfast, use of the spa area and tickets to either the Berlin Zoo or the Zoo Aquarium Berlin. Package starts at 615 Euros – that’s only 205 Euros per night! Louisa’s Place features an indoor pool, spa and restaurant.

4. The Chatham Motel, Cape Cod, Mass.
Want to experience the charm of Cape Cod without breaking the bank? Look no further than The Chatham Motel, which offers cozy accommodations with refrigerators, an outdoor swimming pool, inexpensive rates and a close proximity to Harding’s Beach. From May 1 through May 23, rates start at just $95 per night, and from May 24 through June 3, they start at $110 per night. For the remainder of the summer (through September 2), rates start at $155.

5. Hyatt Regency Orange County, Anaheim, Calif.
Surprise the kids with a trip to Disneyland! We recommend the Disneyland Vacation Package at Hyatt Regency Orange County, which includes one-day Disneyland Resort Park Hopper tickets, complimentary one-day passes for the hotel’s exclusive Disneyland Resort shuttle and a Family Park Pack from Citrus Grove Deli with lunch in a reusable souvenir cooler! It also features a complimentary daily breakfast buffet and free self-parking for one car. Rates start at $719 per night, and are based on two adults and two children.

6. Outrigger Aina Nalu Resort, Maui, Hawaii
This summer, your family can vacation in Maui for as low as $159 per night. Yes, you heard that right. When you stay at Outrigger Aina Nalu Resort, which features spacious condominiums, you’ll enjoy up to 44 percent off rates. Plus, you won’t have to pay any resort fees! The hotel features two outdoor swimming pools, and is just a few blocks from the beach. All units provide fully equipped kitchens, and some feature washer and dryer units, which means even more savings!

7. Madison Arm Resort, Yellowstone National Park, Mont.
Spend some time in the great outdoors this summer! When you stay at Madison Arm Resort, located eight miles from Yellowstone National Park‘s west gate, you’ll enjoy cabin rates from $170 per night, based on double occupancy. Each additional guest costs $15 per night. If you like camping, you can pitch a tent for just $29 per night. There’s also an RV park, as well as cottages with full kitchens and living areas.

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