3 Hotel Staycation Promotions This Summer You Can Actually Afford!

Jun 12, 2018

3 Hotel Staycation Promotions This Summer You Can Afford | Hotel Staycation Promotion | Westgate Resorts
By Rich Weidman

3 Great Hotel Staycation Promotions This Summer

“One’s destination is never a place, but a new way of seeing things.” – Henry Miller

One of the great things about living in Florida is that there is no shortage in the number of staycation ideas you can take advantage of to turn any ho-hum summer into a total blast – whether you choose to revisit your favorite Orlando theme park, chill out at a local water park, experience an authentic dude ranch or simply relax on a white-sand beach in paradise. As a Floridian, you simply don’t need to take a monotonous cross-country road trip or long, energy-draining flight in order to have a good time this summer. In fact, staycations are the perfect way to take a break from the daily routine as you relax, unwind and recharge your batteries. Seeking great hotel staycation deals that allow you to simply head out on a Florida adventure without much planning and absolutely no hassles? Here are 3 amazing staycation ideas for the summer!

1 | Getting Out and About in World-Famous Cocoa Beach

Get off the couch this summer and spend the day at famous local landmark Cocoa Beach Pier, which has evolved into the quintessential beach experience along Florida’s Space Coast with its award-winning restaurants and bars, great live entertainment, gift shops and boutiques, and spectacular ocean views. Relax on an incredible stretch of white-sand beach and soak some warm rays before retreating to the laid-back Rikki Tiki Tavern, where you can sip your favorite cocktail while the sun goes down. Or stake out a spot at the Pier to witness one of the frequent rocket launches from Kennedy Space Center – a once-in-a-lifetime, adrenaline-fueled experience! Cocoa Beach lies adjacent to bustling Port Canaveral, one of the world’s largest cruise ship ports, and is a short drive to the Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex, where you can marvel at the fascinating history of space flight. The tropical beachfront Wakulla Suites, A Westgate Cocoa Beach Resort places you in the heart of all the action in Cocoa Beach!

2 | Going Beyond the Theme Parks in Orlando

Avoid the crowds at the theme parks this summer and enjoy a staycation chilling out at one of the area’s world-class water parks such as Shipwreck Island Water Park at Westgate Vacation Villas Resort & Spa. Splash around at Shipwreck Island, which features something for everyone – including thrilling waterslides, lazy river and much more. Or spend a day strolling through Disney Springs, a vibrant waterfront shopping, dining and entertainment complex that serves as the gateway to Walt Disney World Resort. Disney Springs boasts a new Town Center that features a variety of boutique retail shops such as Anthropologie, Tommy Bahama, Everything But Water, Sephora, American Threads, Ugg, Vera Bradley, Columbia Sportswear, Oakley and more. Need a break from the heat? Head to one of Central Florida’s riveting museums, gardens and historical landmarks such as the Orlando Museum of Art, Leu Gardens, Orlando Science Center, Mennello Museum of American Folk Art, Orange County Regional History Center and Bok Tower Gardens in nearby Lake Wales. Whichever Orlando staycation idea you choose, Westgate Resorts offers eight full-service resorts throughout Central Florida to suit your needs.

3 | Enjoying a Central Florida Outdoor Adventure

Ready for horseback riding in Orlando anyone? For the ultimate staycation destination, nothing beats a weekend getaway at Westgate River Ranch Resort & Rodeo, an authentic Florida dude ranch that lies on 1,700 acres in Central Florida just about an hour from Orlando. So gather your entire family and head out to this casually rustic resort that lies in the heart of Florida’s cattle country, where you can enjoy a unique staycation adventure in a rugged outdoor setting full of countless recreational activities. Start your adventure weekend off right by exploring the beautiful wooded trail on horseback. Then test your skills at the trap and skeet shooting range or get the adrenaline really pumping with a thrilling airboat or swamp buggy ride adventure. Feast on smoked baby-back ribs at the Westgate Smokehouse Grill, a casual waterfront eatery that overlooks the scenic Kissimmee River. Thrill to the action of the Saturday Night Rodeo, which boasts trick riding, bull riding and barrel racing, as well as a patriotic tribute to our armed forces. After the rodeo, don’t miss the opportunity to knock back some ice-cold beers and enjoy live country music at the River Ranch Saloon!

Vacation in Your Own Backyard!

Ready to take off on a Florida staycation adventure this summer? As you can see, the list of fun-filled Florida staycation ideas is endless! So take advantage of these amazing Florida staycation deals and enjoy incredible savings.