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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Old West Getaway | September 22 – 25, 2020
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.
Duluth Fall Colors | September 28 – 30, 2020
Did you know that Americans typically refer to this time of year as “fall,” while the British use the word “autumn?"
Branson Road Trip | October 5 – 10, 2020
Did you know that Branson has over fifty theaters and 60,000 theater seats?
Wisconsin Dells | October 12 – 14, 2020
Did you know that the Dells welcomes approximately 4+ million visitors annually?
San Diego | October 12 – 16, 2020
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.
MN Wild Getaway | TBD
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 6 – 10, 2020
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 2 – 7, 2020
Did you know that nearly 4,226 feet of garland is used to adorn the banisters, archways, and balconies of the Disney Cruise ships for the holiday sailings?
Bentleyville Christmas | December 14 – 16, 2020
Did you know that over 15,000 pounds of free hot chocolate is served each year to those that visit Bentleyville?
Hawaii | January 5 – 11, 2021
Did you know that in Hawaiian dialect, Waikiki is translated as "spouting waters"?
Star Wars & Superhero’s | January 25 – 29, 2021
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 8 – 12, 2021
Did you know that Disney World has a secret underground trash system?
Arizona’s Old West | February 15 – 19, 2021
Did you know that Arizona, among all the states, has the largest percentage of its land set aside and designated as Indian lands.
Jamaican All-Inclusive vacation | February 22 – 26, 2021
Did you know that Jamaica produces the most music per capita?
Florida Spring Training | March 1 – 5, 2021
Did you know that the Minnesota Twins won the pennant in 1965, 1987, and 1991? Maybe the next will be 2021?
Emerald City Comic-Con | March 2021-TBD
Did you know that the comic-con actually started in 1970 in a basement?
Great Wolf Lodge & MOA | March 29 – 31, 2021
Did you know the Mall of America has it's own zip code? 55425!
New Orleans | April 5 – 9, 2021
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.
Las Vegas and the Hoover Dam | April 12 – 16, 2021
Did you know that an entire city was created just for people working on the dam?
Disney World / Cruise | April 21 – 26, 2021
Only 1 spot remaining!
Nashville’s Best | May 3 – 7, 2021
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.
New York City | May 10 – 14, 2021
Did you know that the first pizzeria in the United States opened in NYC in 1895? YUM!
Grand Canyon by Rail | May 17 – 21, 2021
Did you know that the rock found at the bottom of the Grand Canyon is around 2 billion years old?
Spa/Mall of America | May 24 – May 26, 2021
Did you know that nails are made out of the same stuff as hair?
Badlands & Mount Rushmore | June 14 – 18, 2021
Did you know that the carving of Mount Rushmore started on October 4, 1927, and finished 14 years later on October 31, 1941?