Presidents' Day Getaways From Best Travel Deals

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Best Travel Deals has rounded up a list of recommended travel deals for Presidents' Day.

Built in honor of the first U.S. president, the Washington Monument is made of marble, granite and sandstone, and is the world's tallest stone structure.

George Washington and Abraham Lincoln may be the most symbolic Presidential figures to honor this February, but why not pay tribute to all 44 of our Commander-in-Chiefs? Monday, February 21 is Presidents' Day, a reason to brush up on your American history, and enjoy a three-day weekend. Best Travel Deals has created a list of Presidents' Day travel deals that are perfect for the occasion!

There's no better way to spend Presidents' Day then by taking a visit to the nation's capital.Visit the Lincoln Memorial and the Washington Monument! Check out our extensive list of Washington DC hotel deals for your 2011 Presidents' Day getaway.

The Westin St. John is celebrating Presidents' Week by offering guests 40% off every other night for stays Feb. 18-27. The resort offers 175 guest rooms with three one bedroom suites and five townhouses housed in low-lying structures and decorated in delightful island pastel colors. Activities abound with six lighted tennis courts, snorkeling, diving, sailing, windsurfing, kayaking, parasailing, fishing, a full-service fitness center, jeep rentals, and hiking in St. John's extensive Virgin Islands National Park, which covers 2/3 of the island. Book by Feb. 11.

During the 2011 Presidents' Day holiday, families can relax and enjoy a week of outdoor activities such as snow tubing and snowshoeing, over 2,600 vertical feet of varied alpine skiing terrain, live entertainment and much more at Smugglers' Notch Resort in Vermont. Book a six night vacation from Feb. 18-24 and receive a seventh night for free.

Another great way to honor presidents past is to take a walk through history. Come recall the anxious hours that Varina Davis spent awaiting her husband, Confederate President Jefferson Davis, during his journey to Washington after the fall of Richmond at the Holly Court Inn Bed and Breakfast. The home, which dates back to the 1830s, is a historic treasure in Washington, Georgia. Weekend excursion packages come complete with custom itineraries, hearty country breakfasts, and complimentary evening sherry - best enjoyed in rocking chairs on the veranda. Book your Presidents' Weekend getaway today!

Stay at the historic Holladay House Bed and Breakfast in Orange, Virginia (a home formerly owned by President James Madison's grand-nephew) for two nights and get the third night half off! The Bill of Rights Package includes a two-night stay, two tickets to President James Madison's Montpelier mansion and discount to the gift shop, two passes to Thomas Jefferson's Monticello plantation, two passes to James Monroe's Ash Lawn-Highland house museum and two passes to historic Michie Tavern. The inn will also prepare a picnic basket to-go, filled with cheese, crackers, fruit, sparkling water and dessert for one of your day trips. Full breakfasts, itineraries, maps and driving directions are issued each day. The Bill of Rights Package price is $489, including all taxes, double occupancy.

Kimpton's Hotel Solamar in San Diego offers an affordable Presidents' Day deal. Stay two nights between Feb. 19-23 and get the third night free. Rates start at just $100 night.

Fairmont Mayakoba is looking ahead to the Mayakoba Golf Classic on its El Camaleon golf course at the end of February. For President's Day Weekend, get a jump start on the Pros and enjoy the Mayakoba Golf Package, which includes two rounds of golf, two one-hour lessons at the Jim McLean Golf School, complimentary golf club rentals, and accommodations in a Fairmont room. Rates start from $240/night.

Hotel Rehoboth in Rehoboth Beach, Delaware features a three night weekend for the price of two when you stay between Feb. 18-21. The package includes three nights' accommodations in Deluxe, Suite-Sized or Premier Suite, Wine, cider, cheese and homemade cookies, turn down service nightly with a chocolate treat, complimentary breakfast for two each morning and free parking.

Whether you hope to celebrate Presidents' Week in an historic hotspot like Virginia or Delaware, or prefer a more conventional vacation to a tropics, Best Travel Deals has the deal for you. Check out the rest of our Presidents' Day deals online.

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