At Hammer Travel, we work tirelessly to provide our travelers with a wide variety of unique destinations, so that everyone can find the perfect travel opportunity they’ve been after. While our trips come in all shapes and sizes, our travel principle stays the same: To provide a kind, respectful, safe environment that consistently promotes fun and learning.
We are excited to provide thrilling destinations throughout the Midwest, as well as across the country. Whether you’re after an autumn road trip to see the foliage in Duluth, Minnesota or a sun-filled vacation in southern California, we’ll take you there. Explore our destinations below to learn more about our trips for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities.
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Hawaii | January 4 – 10, 2018
The Wizarding World of Harry Potter | January 16 – 20, 2018
Arizona Dude Ranch | February 5 – 9, 2018
WWE RAW – Des Moines, IA | February 5 – 6, 2018
"You know I'm the best performer in ring in the world right now" - Roman Reigns. Find out for yourself!
Disney Extravaganza & Star Wars | February 20 – 25, 2018
Did you know that the Ewok language is a combination of Tibetan and Nepalese?
Hollywood Movie Madness | February 26 – March 2, 2018
Did you know that anyone can nominate a celebrity for a star on the walk of fame? But the star must agree.
Florida Spring Training | March 5-10, 2018
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Florida Beach Vacation with Safari | March 19 – 23, 2018
Did you know that Florida has more than 8,460 miles of tidal shoreline, second only to Alaska.
Dallas NASCAR | April 6 – 10, 2018
Stadiums for NASCAR venues can hold up to 170,000 spectators – this is much more than for any other sport in North America.
Disney Cruise and Magic Kingdom | April 11 – 16, 2018
Did you know that the Disney Cruise Line ships use the familiar first seven notes of the “When You Wish Upon a Star” song melody as their horn signals.
New York City | April 30 – May 4, 2018
Did you know that at 772 miles long, the New York City subway system is 81 miles longer than the state’s 641 mile thruway system.
Las Vegas and the Grand Canyon | May 7 – 11, 2018
Did you know that the skywalk is the world’s highest man-made structure, standing at 2,300 ft.
San Francisco & Santa Cruz | May 14 – 18, 2018
In Alcatraz, cells were smaller than a closet: In B & C blocks, the cells were 5 feet by 9 feet, with a toilet and small sink (cold running only). Today's walk-in closets are about 6 feet by 6 feet, or bigger.
Minnesota Twins Road Trip to Kansas City, MO | May 28 – 31, 2018
Did you know Paul Molitor played for the Toronto Blue Jays before joining the Twins?
Ladies Only Spa | May 30 – June 1, 2018
Did you know that Manicures have been around for over 4000 years?
Badlands & Mount Rushmore | June 11 – 15, 2018
Do you know which presidents are on Mount Rushmore? George Washington, Theodore Roosevelt, Thomas Jefferson and Abraham Lincoln
Wisconsin Dells | June 20 – 22, 2018
Did you know that Wisconsin Dells has the largest combined waterpark resort in the nation? The indoor and outdoor waterpark space is equal to twelve football fields!
Door County, WI | July 23 – 26, 2018
Did you know that between mid-July and mid-August, Door County’s cherry crop will turn from a golden yellow to a deep red?
Vikings Training Camp | TBD
Did you know that the new Vikings training facility will have five outdoor fields, and an outdoor stadium that can hold a possible 6000 fans?
Green Bay Packers Training Camp | August (TBD)
Did you know that you will need to jump 5'11" to do a Lambeau Leap behind the goalposts, and 6'2" by the corners of the stadium?
Alaskan Cruise | August 16 – 24, 2018
Did you know that Alaska has 33,000 miles of coastline?
Seattle | September 10 – 14, 2018
Did you know that Seattle is home to the world’s first gas station?
Branson Road Trip | September 17 – 22, 2018
Did you know that Branson has more theater seats than Broadway in New York City?
Old West Getaway | September 24 – 27, 2018
Did you know that horses can sleep both lying down and standing up?
Duluth Fall Colors | September 26 – 28, 2018
Did you know that people who live on the equator or central area of the planet never experience autumn?
Nashville & Memphis | October 1 – 6, 2018
Did you know that Tennessee earned it's nickname, "The Volunteer State" for it's participation in the Battle of New Orleans during the War of 1812? The state also deployed more National Guard soldiers during the Gulf War than any other state in the nation.
Chicago by Rail | October 2 – 5, 2018
Did you know that four states are visible from the top of the Willis Tower (formally the Sears Tower) - Indiana, Illinois, Michigan, and Wisconsin?
New Orleans | October 8 – 12, 2018
Did you know the correct pronunciation is New Or-linz, not Nawlins and certainly not New Orleenz!
Disney’s Halloween Magic | October 22 – 26, 2018
Did you know there are 190 individually themed carved pumpkins that adorn the balconies and windowsills of Main Street, U.S.A.?
Orlando Dolphin Encounter | November 9 – 13, 2018
Did you know that Dolphins can recognize themselves in the mirror, and they love to admire themselves?
Las Vegas, NV | November 12 – 16, 2018
Did you know there is a secret city under Las Vegas that is inhabited by nearly 1000 people in a massive tunnel system that runs under and around the Casinos.
Disney World / Cruise | December 5 – 10, 2018
Did you know that the anchor on the Disney Magic weighs 28,200 pounds – about the same as three full-grown elephants?
San Diego, CA | December 17 – 21, 2018
Did you know the Hotel Del Coronado is the country’s largest wooden structure. It featured the first electric-lit outdoor Christmas tree in 1904?