There’s something about summer that brings back childhood memories of biking through the neighborhood to catch the ice cream truck, taking a weekend road trip to a water park or roasting marshmallows around the fire at summer camp. And after all the stress and worry of 2020, we deserve the chance to feel like a kid again.
From waterslides to ATVing to on-property ice cream shops, Hilton has a number of hotels that can help channel your inner child and make any summer trip feel like a break from reality. (Plus, with Hilton’s More Nights, More Points promotion, guests will be able to replicate that childhood feeling of winning prize tickets at the arcade when Hilton Honors members earn Double Bonus Points on every stay of one or two nights, and Triple Bonus Points on every stay of three nights or more, in addition to Points earned on eligible hotel spend on stays through September 6, 2021).
Ready to revisit your fun and carefree youth? Consider making new memories at these hotels:
For Waterpark (and Swim-up Bar) Enthusiasts
Hawaii is booming with activities set to make any adult’s inner child burst with excitement. Dance the night away during hula lessons at Hilton Hawaiian Village Waikiki Beach Resort‘s Waikiki Starlight Luau, enjoy lei making or journey down the longest slide in Waikiki at the Paradise Pool. For those who want to relive their dinosaur dreams, guests can book an exhilarating tour at Kualoa Ranch.
Nestled in the 482-acre Bonnet Creek nature preserve, Waldorf Astoria Orlando is home to a three-acre-long lazy river with a plunging water slide for thrill seekers. Guests of all ages can experience the life of a mermaid or shark with custom tails from the Mermaid Academy.
For Thrill Seekers
Proving to be as thrilling during the summer as the winter, at Waldorf Astoria Park City adults can discover acres of private hiking trails and enjoy horseback rides, guided fly-fishing afternoons, ATVing in the high Uinta mountains and relaxing at the on-site heated alpine pool. After a day out in the mountains, guests can enjoy handcrafted cocktails and a curated wine list at Powder.
A desert retreat at Hilton Sedona Resort at Bell Rock brings exploration to new heights with 360-degree views of deep red Arizona Rockies. Combine relaxation and adventure with activities like a hot air balloon ride, 200 miles of scenic hiking and mountain biking trails, boozy fireside s’mores around the resort’s fire pits and much more. For those really looking to burn off some energy, the hotel is home to its own boot camp playground aptly-named the Outdoor Warrior Pit, which is equipped with tires, ropes, sledgehammers and anchors.
Guests visiting Hilton Los Cabos Beach and Golf Resort can book the hotel’s Cabo Wild Adventure package featuring a $500 credit to Wild Canyon Adventure Park for a day of ziplining, ATVing, bungee-jumping and more. Following a day of adventure-seeking, guests can indulge in a Fire & Smoke Cocktail Class at Enclave Beach Bar and roast marshmallows and watch the stars with a cocktail in hand.
For Satisfying Sweet Tooths
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