Check in and then check out art

Deals Of The Week

April 20, 2008|By Boston Globe

The Salisbury Hotel Museum Lovers package in New York City offers two no-waiting tickets to the Museum of Modern Art, along with a night's accommodations for two for $229-$319, depending on the date and day of the week. Guests also get a MoMA book and bookmark. The offer is good through Oct. 29, with the lowest rates in the summer. (888-NYC-5757; nycsalisbury.com)

The Hawks Cay resort in Duck Key, Fla., is offering discounts of up to 40 percent on newly redesigned rooms and up to 20 percent on two-bedroom villas during April and May. With the discount, rooms start at $225 a night and villas at $255. The resort focuses on family and adventure-based activities on the tiny island in the Lower Keys. (888-443-6393; www.hawkscay.com)

Pleasant Holidays has a two-for-one airfare promotion for travel through June 5 on some United Airlines flights from Los Angeles and San Francisco to the principal Hawaiian island of Oahu or to Maui. Prices, including three nights' accommodations, start at $299 to Oahu and $349 to Maui. The company is also offering a complimentary activity for two on Oahu or Maui and a free rental car on Kauai and the Big Island of Hawaii. (800-742-9244; pleasantholidays.com)

In springtime, Nantucket is relaxing, uncrowded and cheaper than in summer. For instance, a Seaing Is Believing offer at both the Cottages at the Boat Basin and the Jared Coffin House provides significant discounts. From May 1-29, rates at the Cottages begin at $162 a night, compared with $490 a night in summer. In town, the Jared Coffin House has rates starting at $124 a night through June 22. (800-248-2405; jaredcoffinhouse.com; 866-838-9253; thecottagesnantucket.com)

The year-old Westin St. Maarten is offering a $149 rate for resort-view rooms May 1-Oct. 19. There is, however, a 20 percent tax and $10-a-day resort fee. (599-543-6700; westin.com/stmaarten)

For women only, Serendipity Traveler's weeklong Walking in Wyoming trip features Grand Teton National Park, with both walks and guided hikes, as well as a float trip down the Snake River and expeditions with park rangers to see wildlife. The trip is suited to average walkers, but a local guide will lead hikes for the more advanced. Dining will be in the Jackson Hole area. Departure dates are July 19 and Sept. 20, and the cost is $2,495, including accommodations, breakfasts, three lunches, three dinners and a therapeutic massage. (800-975-2357; serendipitytraveler.com)

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