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Work hard, play harder, enjoy the journey
36 hours is all you need
Imagine how much more refreshed you’ll feel after a weekend away in a picturesque winter setting. Snow tipped mountains, tranquil beaches, or a city skyline, you choose the scenery and we’ve got the perfect itinerary.
Give your tastebuds the runaround
A tasty weekend itinerary for the cities that do winter the best
From iconic to off-the-beaten-track, these destinations are filled with culinary gems to spoil your palate. Winter is a season bursting with flavor and adventure, beckoning to be savored and enjoyed.
Miami’s Lost City on the Sea
A ghost town out on the ocean
The Crayola-colored shacks that hover in the shallows of Biscayne Bay are portals to Miami’s colorful, vice-laden, Old- Florida past…but for how much longer?
extraordinarily unique experiences
Virtual Reality, Glitter Facials & Stevie Wonder
These distinctive features showcase how the properties and destinations of Benchmark and Gemstone are extraordinarily unique.
5 Selfie Spots in Benchmark Destinations
From colorful murals to hot-pink flamingos
Thanks to our ever-advancing camera phones, framing your face up with an unforgettable backdrop in a destination has become as much an essential part of the travel experience as luggage and passports.
Morton Arboretum’s Aerial Tree Yoga Lets You Get Back to Nature and Find Your Zen
There’s nothing like a breath of fresh air to ignite the senses. While the world is slowly becoming more environmentally conscientious with the phasing out of plastics and attempts to live more sustainable lifestyles, it’s still easy to take for granted the everyday nature around us...