SOURCE: Marriott International

Marriott International

December 10, 2013 13:00 ET

Weekend Getaways for a Break From Routine

BETHESDA, MD--(Marketwired - Dec 10, 2013) - Sometimes you need a break from the routine, but there's not enough time for a proper vacation. Our answer? Weekend getaways.

For a winter weekend getaway, you can embrace the benefits of winter snow or escape the cold for a warm and sunny beach. Vail, Colorado is a top weekend destination for those who enjoy winter sports, while Key West, Florida offers the best in sunny relaxation.

Let it Snow!

Vail in winter: just the idea makes winter sports enthusiasts' hearts beat faster. From its famous powder to warm, inviting accommodations, Vail is the perfect spot for a quick fix of world-class skiing or snowboarding. Most weekend visitors get to the resort by flying into the local airport, then making the 30-minute drive up the mountain via rental car, taxi, or van service. Ticket lines can be avoided by buying your lift tickets in advance.

Vacation like Hemingway

For those seeking to escape the snow, Key West offers warm, clear water, surrounded by colorful fish. Ocean activities are at the center of life here, and include diving, snorkeling, fishing, and dolphin-watching. As if the balmy weather and mesmerizing sea were not relaxing enough, Key West is also home to top-notch spa and wellness experiences.

Whether you're looking for terrific weekend destinations like Vail and Key West or elsewhere, just remember that Marriott offers great weekend deals for your last-minute plans.

About Marriott

Marriott is the leading lodging company with properties on 6 continents across 17 brands worldwide with an extensive brand portfolio sure to meet your needs and style. Learn more about Marriott's hotels, hotel deals and weekend getaways or visit Marriott on G+ at or our official website at

Contact Information

  • Contact:
    Jessica Hott
    10400 Fernwood Road
    Bethesda, MD 20817
    Phone: (301) 380-3000
    E-mail: Email Contact


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