Chicago, Ill. - Celebrate the one year anniversary of marriage equality in the “Windy City” with a Pride Survival Guide package from The Thompson Chicago. The promotion is available from June 25 - 29 and includes a backpack of out-and-proud goodies including rainbow accessories, “personal safety items”, snacks and sunscreen. Plus, three lucky couples will get the chance to hitch a ride on the hotel’s pride float and get hitched in front of the entire city. (Good luck arranging the seats at that reception!) For more information, visit thompsonhotels.com/hotels/thompson-chicago.
Plymouth, Mass. - The Mirbeau Inn & Spa at The Pinehills, a 50-room resort reminiscent of a French country estate, welcomes award-winning fine art photographer Charles Needle for a two-day photography retreat, July 13 - 15. Needle, who has more than ten years teaching experience at Claude Monet’s Garden in Giverny, will lead participating guests through a workshop focused on capturing still life images of flowers using only a digital camera or smartphone. To book, call 877-MIRBEAU.
Miami, Fla. - Royal Caribbean recently announced its partnership with fitness craze, Zumba®, to create the first ever Zumba® Cruise, a “once-in-a-lifetime” fitness fiesta aboard the Independence of the Seas. The five-day cruise sets sail from Ft. Lauderdale, Fla. on January 25, 2016 and features 130 of the best Zumba® instructors from around the world leading classes daily. For more information, visit Zumba-Cruise.com.
Los Angeles, Calif. - Remember that time as a kid you stayed up past your bedtime and watched Friday the 13th Part Whatever, Evil Dead and/or Cabin in the Woods and vowed never to go camping because, well, bugs, but also ax murderers? Well, throw all that right out the haunted house window because The Great Horror Campout scares up some fun June 5 and 6. Victims will set up camp in Griffith Park’s Old Abandoned Zoo in an effort to survive twelve hours of terror while undertaking some sort of scavenger and emerge a Hell Master. For more information or to purchase tickets, visit greathorrorcampout.com.