Save on flights to Florida, Bahamas and stays at Chesapeake resort

November 04, 2011|By Amber Owens, The Baltimore Sun

A look at some late fall and early winter deals and events in the Mid-Atlantic region.

Winter escape. The Hyatt Regency Chesapeake Bay Resort is offering a Winter Escape Package through Feb. 29. Rates for this hotel usually start at around $179, but the package deal offers rooms ranging from $119 to $169 per night and includes a s'mores kit. Guests can enjoy the River Marsh Golf Club, the resort's Stillwater Spa and shopping in nearby Cambridge, as well as various holiday events and activities. Rates are based on double occupancy, and do not include tax or the $20 resort fee. Go to or call 800-633-7313. Use offer code WINTER.

Anniversary celebration. Shepherdstown, the oldest city in West Virginia, is turning 250 this year. On Nov. 25, join the town in celebrating with various festivities for family and kids, including the grand tree lighting, a Christmas parade or horse-drawn carriage rides. The historic town is about a 90-minute drive from the Baltimore region. Go to or call 304-876-8321.

Vineyard visit. For two weekends in November, 13 wineries along the Mason-Dixon Wine Trail are participating in Wine Just Off the Vine, a chance to sample freshly-pressed wines and Nouveau, while the winemakers reveal the secrets of the vineyard. Tasters will also be able to enjoy special presentations and winemaker-selected pairings at the events set for Nov. 12-13 and Nov. 19-20. Tickets are $15 and include access to all events, a collectible wine glass, wine tastings, light refreshments, winemaker presentations and also a 10 percent discount to all participating wineries. Tasters must be 21 years or older. Discount tickets are available for designated drivers. Go to or call 717-852-9675.

11/11/11. For 11 days, guests who book a room at Sheraton Atlantic City Convention Center Hotel will be able to upgrade to a traditional club room for $11 and will also receive 1,111 Starpoints. A club room includes continental breakfast, afternoon hors d'oeuvres, free high-speed Internet and a sleeper sofa. Traditional rooms start at around $99, while the club room typically starts around $144. Guests must book between Nov. 11-21 and also be a Starpoints member. Go to

Sunshine savings. Receive a $25 discount code from Visit Florida, the state's official tourism group, for use on a Southwest Airlines flight to any Florida city when you book by Dec. 5. For more details, go to

Holidays in the Bahamas. The Atlantis Resort wants families to ditch the turkey and spend the holidays swimming with the dolphins. The resort is offering free nights and airfare credits — one per room — in two packages. The Thanksgiving Special offers the fourth night free and a $250 airfare credit on a four-night stay when you travel Nov. 18-28 and book by Nov. 21. The Christmas Getaway Special offers a similar airfare credit plus up to 30 percent off rooms when you book by Nov. 21 for stays Dec. 22-29. Some hotels are not included. Call 800-285-2684 or go to

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