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Winemakers rely on the soil, weather, and other natural elements to produce their wines, so it’s no surprise that many have turned to eco-friendly and sustainable practices to protect their vineyards and reduce their environmental impact. Although California leads the way, the rest of the nation’s wine-making regions are following suit. Here are five wineries that have embraced the movement. Read more
Book a sweet escape to San Diego this October and stay at the iconic The US Grant for $199 a night with their “Sweet Indulgence Package.” This limited time package in partnership with Sprinkles Cupcakes honors the hotel’s 101st birthday and is a value of around $150 a night compared with current rates.
The package includes accommodation in a Superior Room, two freshly baked Sprinkles Cupcakes in your room during your stay, and a Sprinkles Cupcake Mix Kit to take home to relive your festive memories.
The US Grant, a Luxury Collection Hotel, is conveniently located in the center of downtown San Diego. The palatial property boasts 270 sophisticated guestrooms, including 47 opulent suites, each exquisitely appointed with original artwork, marble baths and Italian linen bedding.
The hotel is in walking distance to many of San Diego’s premier attractions including the Westfield Horton Plaza retail and entertainment complex, and the Gaslamp Quarter’s vibrant nightlife and myriad restaurants. It also houses one of the city’s top restaurants, the Grant Grill, which serves market-fresh regional California Cuisine in an Art Deco-inspired setting.
THE VALUE: Stay at San Diego’s most iconic hotel and save 40% on current rates.
THE CATCH: Hurry, the offer is only valid for travel through October 31.
THE DETAILS: Visit www.usgrant.net or call 1-866-716-8136 to book. Mention code 101BDAY.
WE’VE GOT MORE: See our San Diego Travel Guide for more trip-planning information, then use our Travel Search price comparison tool to find the lowest rates on flights, packages, and more travel deals.
In a country known for its ecotourism offerings, Costa Rica’s Parador Resort & Spa stands out for its sustainable travel practices without sacrificing on creature comforts. Set in the town of Manuel Antonio, about 2.5 hours from San Jose by car on the Pacific Coast, the resort’s 129 rooms and suites sport garden, jungle, or ocean views. Other facilities include three pools, four restaurants, a spa, tennis court and miniature golf, and close to a mile of nature trails. With the Costa Rica Mysteries package, you’ll enjoy three nights of eco-luxury lodging, a “Mysteries of the Night” tour of the resort’s jungle trails to view nocturnal wildlife, a tour of Manuel Antonio, and breakfast daily. Exclusive for ShermansTravel.com readers, Parador is cutting rates on this package by 30 percent. The special deal is available for travel November 1-30.
THE VALUE: Rates start at $125/night for this three-night package.
THE CATCH: The package is not available November 24.
THE DETAILS: Visit www.hotelparador.com or call 877-506-1414 and mention ShermansTravel.
WE’VE GOT MORE: Use our Travel Search price comparison tool to find the lowest rates and travel deals on flights to Costa Rica.
For general trip-planning information, see our Costa Rica Travel Guide.
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