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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Vikings Training Camp | TBD 2021
Did you know that the Vikings are arguably the most successful NFL franchise to never win a Super Bowl?
Green Bay Packers Training Camp | TBD 2021
Did you know that the Green Bay Packers have played in their original city longer than any other team in the NFL?
Niagara Falls | August 16 – 20, 2021
Did you know that roughly 90% of the fish that plummet down the falls survive?
Alaskan Cruise | August 19 – 27, 2021
Did you know that besides the dining room, modern cruise ships often contain one or more casual buffet-style eateries, which may be open 24 hours and with menus that vary throughout the day to provide meals ranging from breakfast to late-night snacks?
All Things Hershey | August 23 – 27, 2021
Did you know that chocolate milk is an effective post work-out recovery drink?
Colorado Experience | September 13 – 17, 2021
Did you know that the Rocky Mountains are 76 million years old?
Old West Getaway | September 21 – 24, 2021
Did you know that you can tell if a horse is cold by feeling behind their ears? If that area is cold, so is the horse.
London, England | September 21 – 27, 2021
Did you know that London attracts 27 million visitors every year and is the most visited city in Europe?
Duluth Fall Colors | September 27 – 29, 2021
Did you know that One of the most stunning signs of autumn is the turning of the leaves. The shorter days are a sign to trees to begin to prepare for winter. During winter there is not enough light for photosynthesis to occur, so as the days shorten throughout autumn, the trees begin to close down their food production systems and reduce the amount of chlorophyll in their leaves.
Branson Road Trip | October 4 – 9, 2021
Did you know that Branson has over fifty theaters and 60,000 theater seats?
San Diego | October 11 – 15, 2021
Did you know that the San Diego Zoo was also heavily shown in the 2004 Will Ferrell movie “Anchorman: The Legend Of Ron Burgundy?” However, the scenes were filmed at the old Los Angeles Zoo, not at the San Diego Zoo as depicted.
Disney’s Halloween Magic | October 18 – 22, 2021
Did you know that 10.5 tons of candy is handed out per night at Disney's Halloween Party?
MN Wild Getaway | TBD – 2021
Did you know that in 1998, the Wild name was chosen as a tribute to the state's wildlife and outdoors reputation?
Orlando Dolphin Encounter | November 12 – 16, 2021
Did you know that Dolphins use echolocation to find food and navigate? This is a natural version of radar.
Disney Cruise and Magic Kingdom | December 8 – 13, 2021
This trip is full. Registrations are no longer being accepted. Please call Hammer Travel for options. 952-277-2461
Bentleyville Christmas | December 13 – 15, 2021
Did you know that over 15,000 pounds of free hot chocolate is served each year to those that visit Bentleyville?
Hawaii | January 11 – 17, 2022
Did you know that in Hawaiian dialect, Waikiki is translated as "spouting waters"?
Star Wars & Superhero’s | January 24 – 28, 2022
Did you know that Disneyland's opening day was a disaster? The temperature was 115 degrees and the water fountains weren't working due to a plumbers strike!
Disney Extravaganza | February 7 – 11, 2022
Did you know that Disney World has a secret underground trash system?
Jamaican All-Inclusive vacation | February 21 – 25, 2022
Did you know that Jamaica produces the most music per capita?
Arizona’s Old West | February 28 – March 4, 2022
Did you know that Arizona, among all the states, has the largest percentage of its land set aside and designated as Indian lands.
Florida Spring Training | March 7 – 11, 2022
Did you know that Joe Mauer .347 in 2006 and won the AL batting title?He beat out Derek Jeter who batted a mere .343!
Emerald City Comic-Con | March 2022-TBD
Did you know that the comic-con actually started in 1970 in a basement?
Spa/Mall of America | March 28 – March 30, 2022
Did you know that nails are made out of the same stuff as hair?
New Orleans | April 4 – 8, 2022
Did you know that Mardi Gras masks aren’t just for fun? It’s illegal to ride on a Mardi Gras float in New Orleans without one.
Disney Cruise and Magic Kingdom | April 6 – 11, 2022
Did you know that Each Disney ship has it's very own fairy godmother? The Wonder has Tinker Bell, the Fantasy claims Mariah Carey, the Dream has Jennifer Hudson, and the Magic gets Patty Disney (the first wife of Roy Edward Disney, Walt's nephew).
Las Vegas and the Hoover Dam | April 25 – 29, 2022
Did you know that an entire city was created just for people working on the dam?
New York City | May 9 – 13, 2022
Did you know that the first pizzeria in the United States opened in NYC in 1895? YUM!
Grand Canyon by Rail | May 16 – 20, 2022
Did you know that the rock found at the bottom of the Grand Canyon is around 2 billion years old?
Nashville’s Best | May 23 – 27, 2022
Did you know that President Richard Nixon performed on the Grand Ole Opry during its first show at the new Opry House in 1974? He played “God Bless America” on the piano.
Badlands & Mount Rushmore | June 13 – 17, 2022
Did you know that the carving of Mount Rushmore started on October 4, 1927, and finished 14 years later on October 31, 1941?
Minnesota Twins Getaway | TBD 2022
Do you know the official MN Twins colors? Navy blue, red and white!
Wisconsin Dells | June 27 – 29, 2022
Did you know that the Dells welcomes approximately 4+ million visitors annually?