It’s summer’s last hurrah and Groupon is offering a number of deals to hotels accessible on a tank of gas’ distance from Richmond. Check out these special offers located nearby historical sites, mountains, beaches and Washington D.C.’s monuments and museums. Whether your idea of a getaway includes absorbing the past, chilling on a beach, enjoying mountain views or visiting our nation’s Capital, these getaway deals are a great way to take in the variety of our region, sample regional dishes or chillax before the start of the school year.
Below is a sample of cool-looking hotels offering discounted lodging those contemplating a weekend or end-of-summer getaway should consider. Whether history, beach, mountains or city is your thing, we have options when Richmond-area residents need a getaway. Check the details of each Groupon offer as they may be time limited.
Greensprings Vacation Resort – Williamsburg, VA (3500 Ludwell Pkwy, Williamsburg, VA 23188) – This resort set on a colonial plantation about 5 miles from Williamsburg’s historic district and has an outdoor pool and full kitchens. Other amenities include volleyball, tennis and basketball courts, a playground and a picnic area.
Great Wolf Lodge Williamsburg – Williamsburg, VA known for 79,000-square-foot indoor water park. Splashy rides such as the Howlin’ Tornado—an enclosed water slide that shoots you through a six-story funnel—and a zero-depth-entry wave pool with 3-foot swells surround the park’s iconic hub: a four-story treehouse with a 1,000-gallon tipping bucket. Younger kids will have a blast with the water slides and gentle spray features of Whooping Hollow and Cub Paw Pool.
Ocean Holiday – Virginia Beach – When you a stay at Days Inn by Wyndham Virginia Beach Oceanfront in Virginia Beach, you’ll be on the beach, just steps from Virginia Beach Boardwalk and Old Coast Guard Station. This beach hotel is 0.1 mi (0.1 km) from Pacific Avenue and 0.1 mi (0.1 km) from Naval Aviation Monument Park.
Super 8 by Wyndham Virginia Beach Oceanfront is steps from the beach, has an outdoor pool and a complimentary continental breakfast is served daily.
Beacon Hotel and Corporate Quarters – 1615 Rhode Island Ave NW., Washington, DC 20036 +1 (202) 296-2100. – Boutique hotel within walking distance of the White House and Dupont Circle, with a restaurant and a seasonal rooftop bar.
Liaison Washington Capitol Hill – Premium Collection, 415 New Jersey Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20001 (202) 638-1616 – Walk to the National Mall from this boutique 4-star hotel with contemporary decor and award-winning farm-to-table cuisine
Oakhurst Inn, 100 Oakhurst Cir, Charlottesville, Virginia 22903 – Located in the geographic heart of Charlottesville in one of its most historic and prestigious residential neighborhoods, the Oakhurst Inn is surrounded by history and only steps away from Scott Stadium, the UVA Health System and the University Grounds. A short complimentary trolley ride will take you to the historic Downtown Mall for boutique shopping and dining. Amenities include an outdoor pool, terrace views and a garden. Additional features at this hotel include complimentary wireless Internet access, concierge services, and a fireplace in the lobby. Getting to nearby attractions is a breeze with the complimentary area shuttle. Dining: Enjoy a satisfying meal at Oakhurst Inn Cafe serving guests of Oakhurst Inn. Quench your thirst with your favorite drink at the bar/lounge. Full breakfasts are available daily from 8 AM to 10:30 AM for a fee.
Stonewall Jackson Hotel, 24 South Market St. Staunton, Virginia 24401 Historic hotel centrally located in charming downtown Staunton, within a 15-minute drive of George Washington National Forest and R.R. Smith Center for History & Art. This historic hotel is 0.2 mi (0.3 km) from The Camera Heritage Museum and 0.2 mi (0.4 km) from American Shakespeare Center.
Natural Bridge Historic Hotel & Conference Center, 15 Appledore Lane, Natural Bridge, VA 24578 (800) 533-1410 – Colonial-style hotel serves Southern cuisine and craft beers and offers numerous onsite activities and proximity to Natural Bridge State Park, Blue Ridge Mountains — ripe with old-growth forests that make for picturesque hikes. Along Cedar Creek Trail, you might spot colorful wildflowers and exotic butterflies.
Enjoy and safe travels!
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