Save Big and Have Fun this Fall with Smart Destinations’ New Weekend Getaways

Make the Most of a Long Weekend with up to 30% Off on the Most Popular Itineraries for Couples and Families; Create Your Own Passes for Must-See Attractions in 7 Major U.S. Cities

Boston, MA — Just in time for the upcoming run of three-day weekends, Smart Destinations today launched its new Weekend Getaways program offering up to 30% off on admission to top museums, tours, boat outings, theme parks, aquariums and zoos, and even snorkeling excursions, perfect for 2-3 day adventures in seven major U.S. cities.

Featuring the most popular attractions as visited by Smart Destinations travelers, Weekend Getaways are recommended itineraries that make it easy to see the best each city has to offer and save big on everything from a couples getaway to a family outing. Using Smart Destinations’ Go Select, you can instantly create a discounted admission pass for the recommended attractions, or choose your own adventure by building your own custom pass for only the attractions you want to see.

“The next few months are full of long weekends perfect for a quick getaway, with Columbus Day, Halloween, Election Day and Veterans Day all coming up, as well as short trips around Thanksgiving and the holiday travel season,” said Cindy Starr, Chief Marketing Officer of Smart Destinations. “We’ve put together a wide selection of suggested itineraries for some of the best weekend destinations in the country based on feedback from our customers. There truly is something to please everyone from couples and families to history buffs, art enthusiasts and more.”

Plan your long Weekend Getaway in one of these destinations::

  • In Boston, save up to 20% off per person at historical sites, couples destinations and family attractions including the Museum of Fine Arts, Plymouth Plantation and Mayflower tour, a visit to the New England Aquarium and a tour of Fenway Park, among others.
  • See Chicago landmarks at 15% off per person at the SkyDeck, Museum of Contemporary Art, John Hancock Observatory, the Shedd Aquarium and other Windy City destinations.
  • In Los Angeles/Hollywood, save nearly 25% per person on the must-see Warner Bros. VIP Studio Tour, Hollywood Movie Star Homes Tour, Madame Tussaud’s Hollywood Wax Museum, and more.
  • Explore New York icons and save up to 25% off at the Empire State Building, Metropolitan Museum of Art, Museum of Modern Art, Statue of Liberty Cruise, and more.
  • Escape to sunny Oahu for up to 18% savings on getaways with Hanauma Bay Snorkel excursions, Germaine’s Luau, Makani Catamaran Sailing, Iolani Palace, Bishop Museum and the Battleship Missouri.
  • Experience San Diego for up to 15% less at the San Diego Zoo, Belmont Park, the U.S.S. Midway, Birch Aquarium or a Two-Hour Harbor Tour.
  • In San Francisco, get up to 20% off on a Golden Gate Bay Cruise, admission to the Aquarium of the Bay, California Academy of Sciences, San Francisco Museum of Modern Art and the Exploratorium.

For travelers looking to stretch a long weekend into a longer stay, save even more by choosing one of Smart Destinations’ Go City Cards or Explorer Passes for up to 55% off on these must-see destinations and more.

To plan your Smart Destinations Weekend Getaway today, visit All Weekend Getaway passes are good for 60 days from the time of activation, which occurs when travelers visit their first attraction.

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About Smart Destinations

Smart Destinations provides the only multi-attraction passes that maximize the fun, savings and convenience of sightseeing with flexible purchase options for every type of traveler. Available online and at walk-up retail outlets, Smart Destinations passes, including Go City Cards, Go Explorer and Go Select, provide admission to more than 500 attractions across 13 North American destinations, including New York, Orlando, San Diego, Chicago and Boston. All passes come with valuable extras, including the ability to skip the line at select attractions and comprehensive city guides that offer insider tips and bonus discounts on shopping and dining. Smart Destinations passes leverage the company’s patented technology and the industry’s largest network of attraction partners to save consumers up to 55% compared to purchasing individual tickets. The company is headquartered in Boston, MA. For more information, visit