Beat the Heat: Last Minute Summer Getaways

With weather in Illinois going from 95 degrees to treacherous thunderstorms, residents are becoming more likely to stay indoors than to explore the unique activities offered during the summer season. Luckily, it’s not too late for those battling unpleasant weather to escape and enjoy a few days in paradise. We’ve narrowed down the top 4 last-minute summer getaways with perfect weather.

1. Montage Deer Valley


Set above Park City, Utah, Montage Deer Valley is a refined mountain retreat offering affordable prices and unbelievable views of the valley. The resort was just named among the top 10 best resorts in the west by Travel + Leisure.

During the day, guests can take advantage of the resort’s numerous activities, such as golfing, horseback riding, hiking, and swimming. The resort’s children’s program, Paintbox, entertains kids ages 5 to 12 with a variety of activities focusing on the outdoors. At night, guests can cozy up in their room’s very own fireplace, perfect for making s’mores. Clients booking their stay at Montage Deer Valley through us receive continental breakfast for two daily, a $100 spa credit and a welcome amenity.

2. Chatham Bars Inn in Cape Cod, MA


This historic 1914 seaside resort is open year-round and has its own white-sand private beach. The hotel is ideally located just 1/4 of a mile away from Chatham’s Main Street which is full of shops, galleries, and cafes. While at the hotel, guests can enjoy the hotel’s various activities, including tennis, croquet, bicycling, boating, fishing, and golfing.

Guests traveling with children can make use of the hotel’s adult-only areas, while children can enjoy the fun, hands-on activities offered by the resort’s award-winning children’s program. Guests booking their stay through Royal Travel receive continental breakfast for two daily and resort credit.

3. The Mayflower Grace in Washington, CT


Just a two-hour drive from New York City, The Mayflower Grace is known as one of the best and most luxurious hideaways in Connecticut. The resort is set amongst 3,000 acres of nature preserve and is the perfect backdrop for unwinding with a good book or taking a tranquil hike. The seasonal menu at the resort’s restaurant offers options for every taste palette and breathtaking views of the gardens and woodland.

Book your stay with us and receive continental breakfast for two daily and a $100 spa treatment credit, per room. A bottle of champagne will be added for guests who book through Royal Travel in August and stay through the end of this year.

4. Stowe Mountain Lodge, VT


Having opened in June 2008, Stowe Mountain Lodge perfectly combines the traditional ski resort style with modern luxury accommodations. Guests can unwind with a game of golf at the resort’s mountain golf course, designed by legendary golf course architect Bob Cupp.

Other amenities include a spa and wellness center, children and family adventure programming, daily housekeeping, WiFi, and luxury shops and boutiques. Guests booking through Royal Travel receive Vermont breakfast for two daily and a $100 lodge credit per room, per stay.


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