San Francisco, Williamsburg, Scottsdale and Myrtle Beach

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By Paula Conway
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Drive the Golden Gate Bridge and tour San Francisco in a restored classic VW Bug convertible. Leave with the entire day on video!

Deal: The Bugster Experience offers 15% off any booking for Daily News readers, good for all of 2013.

Experience: Anyone who can drive a manual transmission will love The Bugster Experience, a self-guided tour of the city in a car equipped with a preprogrammed GPS and an HD Video Camera.

Book it! 1-855-Bugster (284-7837),


Williamsburg, Va.

Immerse yourself in the Revolutionary City with a stay at the Williamsburg Lodge.

Steal: The Spring Getaway Package — good from March 22-June 13 — includes daily breakfast at the hotel restaurant, length-of-stay tickets for Colonial Williamsburg’s Revolutionary City and art museums, plus a $100 resort activities card to use toward dinner, shopping, a spa treatment, or on the green. Rates start at $125/night.

Experience: From the charming lantern-lined hallways of the Williamsburg Lodge, launch yourself into the ultimate 18th century experience. Nearby, visit Colonial Williamsburg, Jamestown settlement, Berkeley plantation, historic Yorktown and Busch Gardens.

Book it! Williamsburg Lodge: (757) 220-7976,


Scottsdale, Ariz.

The Fairmont Scottsdale Princess celebrates its 25th anniversary with Early Bird Specials, and includes daily food and beverage credit.

Deal: Discounted room rates start at $125 and include a $25 daily food and beverage credit. Book by April 30 to stay between Memorial Day and Labor Day.

Experience: Sedona and the Grand Canyon are just a short drive away. Hot air ballooning and jeep tours are also nearby.

Book it! (480) 585-4848,


Myrtle Beach, S.C.

You can’t beat this steal at the Captain’s Quarters resort in Myrtle Beach.

Steal: Starting at $53/night, enjoy expansive on-site amenities plus a game of bowling per day at the onsite Entertainment Center. You’ll also get a Vacation Member Benefits card, which offers savings at Myrtle Beach’s most popular restaurants, attractions, shows and shopping through May 3.

Experience: Captain’s Quarters resort features 14 pools, an outdoor water park, shipwreck lagoon for kids, live entertainment, a 232-foot indoor lazy river, video arcade and five whirlpools.

Book it!: 1-800-495-8570, Click on specials at

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