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This Week’s Travel Deals

Want great travel deals? Try a package at Hotel Palomar, a discount at the Hay-Adams, a ghostly tour at a B&B, and more!

Summer Treats at D.C.’s Hotel Palomar
The rising humidity might be making you long for fall, but summer isn’t over quite yet. Might as well make the most of it with the district’s Hotel Palomar “Summer Playground” package, available through September 7. The deal includes a $25 dining credit to spend in the hotel’s restaurant, as well as in-room movie and popcorn delivered nightly, upon request. Cool off with sangria at the hotel-hosted wine hour and slurp down ice-cream pops each afternoon in the hotel lobby. Rates start from $164 per night., 877-866-3070.

Labor Day Getaway at the Hay-Adams
It’s not too early to book a relaxing stay for the holiday weekend. D.C.’s Hay-Adams is offering 33 percent off, or the equivalent of the third night free to guests who book three nights from August 27 through September 7. The package also includes an American breakfast for two and complimentary valet parking.
Rates start from $319 per night., 202-638-6600.

“Go Dutch” at New York City’s Carlton Hotel
Make an autumn adventure in the Big Apple and celebrate an historical arrival to boot.
In celebration of the 400th anniversary of Henry Hudson's arrival to New York City, The Carlton Hotel is "Going Dutch" with a September package that includes 50 percent off Deluxe and Empire Suites and 50 percent off of continental breakfast for two. Calculating the savings, rooms start at $225. The package is available for stays from September 8-30., 800-601-8500.

Take an Autumn Ghost Walk at a Maryland B&B
The Commodore Joshua Barney bed and breakfast in Savage, MD, is offering its “Ghostly Weekend” package for two throughout the month of October. Guests are invited to keep an eye out for ghosts through the potentially creepy 1760 mansion and its grounds. The package includes two nights’ accommodations, breakfast, bedtime witch’s brew and tickets for “Ghost Walks” at nearby Savage Mill, where curious wanderers can walk through the 19th century textile mill buildings, shops and restaurants.
Rates from $159 per night., 800-475-7912.

Dine for Free at Disney World
The transition from summer to school is a tough one, so give the kids a quick school break this fall. Families can head south to Walt Disney World Resort for a five-night, five-day Walt Disney Travel Company Magic Your Way Package with the Quick Service Dining Plan included for free.

Guests can purchase the package, which includes a standard room at a select Disney Value Resort and theme park tickets for $470 per adult, for stays most nights between September 29 and October 1 and November 29 through Dec 17; or $535 per adult, for stays most nights between October 2 and November 24. For each night of the package, guests may enjoy two Quick Service meals, two select snacks at select Quick Service and snack cart locations, plus one resort refillable drink mug., 407-939-7527.