Summer is quickly coming to an end…have you done everything you set out to? Took the kids to the pool, check. Friends over for a barbeque, check. Choose today to slow down those all-too-short sunny months that seem to move faster by the year, and grab this chance to come away from Summer 2014 with a lifelong memory. Omni’s pulled together these 11 memorable activities – We hope you’ll agree they are just a few of the #OmniSummerStories still to be written.
On WaterFire evenings, downtown Providence is transformed by one hundred bonfires that burn just above the surface of the three rivers that pass through the middle of downtown Providence in Waterplace Park- Don’t miss the last full lighting of Providence’s WaterFire this month.
Omni Providence Packages – WaterFire Schedule
Photo by Drew Christhilf, courtesy of WaterFire.org.
2. Fly Fishing on the Cascades
Some of the best Virginia fly fishing is offered on the beautiful private waters of the Cascades Stream. Anglers will experience a renowned trout fishery while floating through some of the area’s most scenic landscape.
Homestead Packages – Homestead Fly Fishing
3. Offroading at Omni Bedford Springs
Step onboard the “Segway X2” off-road glider and take off on trails around Omni Bedford Springs Resort for an exciting journey to remember, or enjoy a 2-person UTV guided tour that will take you on some of the more remote trails including Red Oak Lake and Black Spring.
Omni Bedford Springs Packages – Resort Activities
4. 68th Annual North Carolina Apple Festival
Head over to the 68th Annual North Carolina Apple Festival in Hendersonville, North Carolina. The festival features food, entertainment and arts and crafts for the whole family to enjoy.
Omni Grove Park Inn Packages – Apple Festival
Photo by Drew Christhilf, courtesy of ncapplefestival.org.
5. Paddleboarding on Lake Carolyn
Escape the city and explore the waters of vibrant Lake Carolyn from the view of a stand-up paddleboard. DFW’s Omni Mandalay Hotel at Las Colinas offers this perfect combination of exercise and relaxation.
Omni Mandalay Packages
6. Virginia is for Lovers (of History)
Whether you are a history enthusiast or a novice, your visit to Richmond, Virginia, will become a treasured memory you will share with your family for many years to come. Immerse yourself in the history and the beauty of Richmond with the Virginia is for Lovers (of History) Package.
7. COOLinary Orleans
Enjoy the delectable creole cuisine that New Orleans has to offer with the COOLinary Orleans event featuring Omni Royal Orleans’ very own Rib Room.
Royal Orleans Packages
Royal Crescent Packages – COOLinary Orleans
8. Bao Bao’s Birthday Party
Come celebrate the 1st birthday of the zoo’s giant panda cub, Bao Bao, who’s birthday is August 23rd. Zoo visitors can wish Bao Bao well by decorating a birthday card and eating Chinese noodles, a tradition symbolizing long life. Bao Bao is only the second surviving cub born at the National Zoo since the first pandas arrived in 1972.
Omni Shoreham Zoo Package Details
9. Off The Grid
Photo courtesy of Stark Insider
10. Witness College Football History
Don’t miss the opening of the long-awaited College Hall of Fame in Atlanta. Conveniently located adjacent to the Omni Hotel at CNN Center, this 94,000-square-foot attraction features historic and contemporary artifacts, interactive multimedia displays, children’s activities and more.
Atlanta Packages – College Football Hall of Fame
11. Meet Scuba Steve, and Swim Like a Mermaid
Scuba dive with Scuba Steve or learn to swim like a mermaid in the pool at the Omni Orlando at Championsgate.
|Edited by Jay Cooney, Omni Hotels & Resorts.
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