Westfields Marriott Washington Hotel Offers Family Summer Vacation Packages to Northern Virginia

July 16, 2008 (PRLEAP.COM) Travel News
Chantilly, Va. July 16, 2008 As prices for gasoline skyrocket and Washingtonians are opting to spend less time in the car on weekends, area families are discovering the Westfields Marriott Washington Dulles hotel in Northern Virginia near Washington DC. This kid friendly hotel is offering summer vacation packages including the Marriott Kids Passport vacation package, providing families with all the tools to discover nearby Northern Virginia attractions and uncover hidden treasures around the nation's capital. Filled with adventures and maps for young families and kids, the Marriott Kids Passport summer vacation package rates start at $174. This special Marriott package includes kids' breakfast and dessert, an in-room movie, complimentary parking, and up to four Metro passes. Cars Eat Free is another Marriott hotel vacation package offering guests a weekend getaway with great rates from $119, and a free $25 gas card reward to help beat the burden of the pump.

"Getting away for a luxurious weekend doesn't have to include fighting traffic, overspending on gas, or traveling hundreds of miles," said Regan R. Linke, general manager of Westfields Marriott Washington Dulles. "We're seeing more and more locals enjoying weekends with us and discovering the excitement and beauty of their own backyard."

Evoking the charm of magnificent colonial estates, the recently renovated Westfields Marriott Washington Dulles hotel combines elegant accommodations with exciting resort activities, such as its own nearby Westfields Fred Couples signature golf course. The AAA four-diamond resort-style property located just outside Washington, D.C. in Chantilly, VA offers a relaxing retreat set among acres of nature preserve, but is minutes away from some of Northern Virginia's most popular summer family-friendly centers including the National Air and Space Museum's Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center, Wolf Trap for the Performing Arts and the Manassas National Battlefield.

Kids and parents can get nose-to-nose with a space shuttle, at the Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum's Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center, just five miles from the resort. Or families can get a living history lesson at Manassas National Battlefield, the site of two great battles in the American Civil War, about 15 minutes away from Westfields Marriott Washington Dulles hotel. Nearby, Wolf Trap for the Performing Arts offers families live music for just about any taste. Sit under the stars and watch the hit musical "Jesus Christ Super Star," or take in a concert by Harry Connick, Jr. or "The National Symphony Orchestra."

To learn more about Westfields Marriott Washington Dulles' summer packages, or to make a reservation, visit www.westfieldsmarriott.com.

Westfields Marriott Washington Dulles is a AAA four-diamond resort-style property, which includes a conference center and facilities to handle a variety of special events. Conveniently located near Washington, DC, and Dulles Airport in the midst of a 26-acre nature preserve, the award-winning property features 327 guestrooms, 8 beautiful suites and 40,000 square feet of meeting space. The hotel is also home to relaxing recreational options typical of a resort, including a full-service spa and the nearby Westfields Fred Couples signature golf course. For more information, please visit www.westfieldsmarriott.com.