Tailor your next one-of-a-kind escape to suit your sense of adventure. Learn to two-step in Texas, wind down in Virginia wine country, or gallivant around Gatlinburg.
Here are a few unique destinations you should add to your wanderlust wish list.
DOLLYWOOD'S DREAMMORE RESORT & SPA
Let go & Splurge on Fun!
If you’ve visited Pigeon Forge and the surrounding area, you’re likely looking for an excuse to come back. If you haven’t then you’re missing out! Centrally located, Dollywood’s Dreammore Resort and Spa serves as an ideal home base. Start your weekend with a little fun-filled family rivalry in the on-site family game room. Budget-minded weekenders can enjoy an affordable time visiting free venues like the Gatlinburg Arts and Crafts Community. Surprise the family with tickets to Dolly Parton’s Stampede, Ripley’s Aquarium, or The Titanic Museum.
Curious about where to indulge? The cinnamon roll pancakes at Song and Hearth are out of this world. If you’re feeling adventurous, take the aerial tramway for lunch with a view at Seasons of Ober.
Lansdowne Resort & Spa
Oh Virginia, how I love thee!
Americana Luxury in the heart of Virginia wine country
Surrounded by history and set in the heart of wine country, the best Virginia has to offer is yours to enjoy at the Lansdowne Resort and Spa. Cotton and Gin offers world-class cuisine mingled with old-world flavor. Go on a wine excursion, visit a museum or historic site, or get your adventure on at Sportrock Climbing Center. To complete your getaway, bookend your stay with massages from award-winning Spa Minerale.
Ice caves, waterfalls and pizza - Hungry for exploration?
Explore the natural wonders of the Columbia Gorge
The Pacific Northwest is known as a year-round playground for good reason. There is something for everyone, no matter the season. Drop off your bags at Skamania Lodge and get this adventure started! The ice caves make for a unique outing for all ages. Enjoy the majesty of Multnomah Falls. Curb your hunger with pizza and brewski from Backwoods Brewing Company and cap off your day with a nightcap and s’mores around the firepit.
THE KARTRITE RESORT & INDOOR WATERPARK
Dive in. Whatever the Weather
Whether you want to stay in or venture out, The Kartrite Resort and Indoor Waterpark is the perfect “home away from home”. The on-site water park a wet and wild adventure for the whole family. Non-stop laughs and excitement abounds at Playopolis, the on-site family fun center. For a little adult adventure off-site check out Prohibition Distillery’s trio of spirits or try your hand at the slot machines at the Casino next door.
LA CANTERA RESORT & SPA
Honkytonks and Bourbon - Enjoy the Wild Side of San Antonio
When in Texas...
...do as the Texans do. Using La Cantera Resort and Spa as your home base, you can experience San Antonio to its fullest. Check out the lineup at historic Gruene Hall for an evening of live music and dancing or try one of the Garrison Brothers Bourbons and give their facility a tour. For the kid at heart, check out the after-hours events at The DoSeum. Typically a children’s museum, they occasionally open their doors for unique adults-only entertainment.
BENCHMARK'S OF TEXAS MEETING DESTINATIONS
FREE TEXAS BBQ
Book a new meeting at one of our Benchmarks of Texas hotels and receive a complimentary Texas Barbecue inspired by celebrated James Beard awarding-winning Chef, Stephan Pyles.
BENCHMARK'S LIFESTYLE JOURNAL
Ride the waves with some of the world’s most famous wakeboarding pros, savor the flavor of Modern Texas Cuisine with Chef Stephan Pyles, and explore the frozen cavernous chambers of Lake Geneva’s Ice Castles.