From Sea to Shining Sea! Top US Vacation Travel Packages
By Philantopia on November 29th, 2023 | Categories: Blog, Uncategorized

While overseas destinations are always a favorite with donors, there are many enchanting and exciting travel locales right here in the United States! For some donors, applying for or renewing their passport could be an obstacle, or they simply might prefer to take a trip that feels more like a quick getaway.

Whatever the reason, there’s lots to celebrate — Philantopia offers auction travel packages from coast to coast, and even in between! Your donors will feel like they’ve scored the trip of a lifetime, and they won’t even have to think about getting through customs.

Check out the packages below, and as always, be sure to touch base with one of our travel auction experts. Our team of pros will expertly guide you to choose the best travel packages for your particular nonprofit and donor base demographic.

Miami Magic Vacation — Miami, Florida

There is no place like Miami! The colors, the sounds, and the balmy ocean air make Miami, Florida the perfect warm-weather destination any time of year. This package for two includes four nights at the Berkeley Park Hotel in South Beach, daily breakfast, and a $500 Visa gift card for food and shopping. Your donors will simply love the rooftop pool with captivating views of the astounding Miami beach skyline! Just blocks from Miami’s world-famous beach, visitors will have no shortage of fun activities lined up. Cultural gems like the Bass Art Museum, Botanical Gardens, Fillmore Theater, Miami City Ballet and Convention Center are all within walking distance. Don’t forget the sunscreen! [READ MORE]

New York City Broadway Experience — New York, New York

From the moment your donors step off the plane, they’ll feel the zing of electricity in the most exciting city in the world! New York is a worldwide icon for a reason: the arts and culture, the incredible food, and the melting pot of people make this city an irresistible draw. Not to mention the great American tradition of musical theater! Your donor plus a special someone will enjoy two orchestra or front mezzanine tickets to your choice of current Broadway shows (tickets subject to box office availability)! Plus, a three-night stay at a four-star hotel in the heart of the city. Have a hot dog or some roasted nuts, catch a show, and get inspired by everything NYC has to offer. [READ MORE]

Las Vegas Getaway at the Wynn Hotel — Las Vegas, Nevada

What happens in Vegas, stays in Vegas! The city of sin has never looked more beautiful than at the award-winning Wynn Hotel on the Las Vegas strip. Whether your donors want to try their hand at the poker table, catch a show, take in the culinary delights of Las Vegas, or simply lounge by the pool and enjoy the spa, this getaway is sure to be an unforgettable experience. Every element of the Wynn Hotel was designed for ultimate comfort and convenience, and your donors can expect to be treated like royalty. Award-winning chefs from around the world are waiting to delight their guests, and the Wynn Hotel offers an unrivaled collection of stores and boutiques — a shopper’s dream come true! [READ MORE]

Santa Monica Beach Getaway — Santa Monica, California

Explore the beautiful beaches of Southern California with a four-legged friend on this decadent visit to one of the most memorable beach towns in the U.S.! Pets are welcome at the Fairmont Miramar Hotel & Bungalows, so tell your donors to pack up Fido for this one-of-a-kind vacation. This package for two includes a three-night stay, daily complimentary breakfast, a $500 gift certificate for use at the luxurious Exhale Spa or Miramar restaurants, bars, or coffee shops, and access to Miramar’s exclusive Beach Club and Beach Cruisers. Nestled atop the scenic bluffs of the Pacific Ocean and set on five expansive acres of beauty, your donors will find themselves deeply relaxing and soaking in the sunshine with this unique vacation package. [READ MORE]

Santa Fe Cooking, Art, and Culture — Santa Fe, New Mexico

Prepare your taste buds for one wild, satisfying ride! Santa Fe is known for its incredible culinary delights, and this very special travel package includes a gift certificate to The Santa Fe School of Cooking, an internationally acclaimed culinary school specializing in American Southwest foods. Your donors will stay at the only Native American-owned hotel in downtown Santa Fe, where they will enjoy a relaxed yet deeply immersive experience in the world of art, architecture, music, and food. Two guests will experience a four-night stay at the unforgettable Hacienda, a secluded and exclusive retreat featuring lavish rooms and suites and an extensive collection of Native American art representing New Mexico’s 19 pueblos and other tribes across the U.S. [READ MORE]

New Orleans Home of Jazz Culinary Vacation Tour — New Orleans, Louisiana

The Big Easy, known for its history, jazz, Creole cuisine, riverboats, and of course, epic Mardi Gras celebrations, is a city that will enchant your donors unlike any other. Your donors will step into a world rich with culture on this vacation, staying at the Windsor Court Hotel, the Hyatt Centric French Quarter, or the Maison Dupuy Hotel for three nights. The package includes a dinner jazz cruise with lavish Creole buffet, choice of either the Gray Line New Orleans Super City tour or a Swamp and Bayou Sightseeing Boat tour, as well as a three-hour cooking demonstration at the New Orleans School of Cooking. New Orleans is a city of music and flavors, and it won’t disappoint! [READ MORE]

Philantopia Has the Best Travel Auction Packages for Your Next Nonprofit Fundraiser

Our team of travel and fundraising experts is focused exclusively on helping your nonprofit raise money at your next fundraising event. Reach out to our team today to learn more about how our travel packages will work at your next live or silent auction, raffle, or sweepstakes — we can’t wait to learn about your cause and find out how to help!