Destinations

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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Bentleyville Christmas | December 9 – 11, 2019

Registration for this trip is now closed. Please call Hammer Travel for options.

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Hawaii | January 7 – 13, 2020

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Complete Universal Studios | January 27 – 31, 2020

Did you know that legendary movie director Steven Spielberg makes an appearance in Men in Black: Alien Attack, wearing a Jurassic Park baseball cap and reading a newspaper? When shot, the figure lowers the newspaper to reveal a triple-headed alien.

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Disney Extravaganza | February 3 – 7, 2020

This trip is at full capacity and no longer taking registrations. Please call Hammer Travel for options.

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Arizona’s Old West | February 17 – 21, 2020

Did you know that the age of a saguaro cactus is determined by its height?

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San Antonio | February 24 – 28, 2020

Did you know that the San Antonio River Walk spans more than 15 miles?

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Florida Spring Training | March 2 – 6, 2020

Did you know the the “T.C” from the Mascot TC Bear stands for Twin Cities? This is also why the team is called the Twins – for the twin cities of Minneapolis and St. Paul.

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Florida Beach Vacation with Safari | March 9 – 13, 2020

Did you know that the Bird Gardens is a free flight aviary that has over 500 tropical birds from around the world flying all around inside?

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Great Wolf Lodge & MOA | March 30 – April 1, 2020

Did you know the Mall of America has a gross area of 4,870,000 sq ft or 96.4 acres, enough to fit seven Yankee Stadiums inside?

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Disney World / Cruise | April 22 – 27, 2020

This trip has reached full capacity and no longer taking registrations.

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Cancun, Mexico | April 27 – May 1, 2020

Did you know that you won't burn your feet on the sand in Cancun? The 14 miles of shimmering white sands found in this stunning city are actually made of crushed coral, meaning it will naturally feel cool underneath bare feet - despite however hot the weather!

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Detroit, MI | May 4 – 8, 2020

Did you know that in 1878 Henry Ford built his first steam engine, at age 15?

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New York City | May 11 – May 15, 2020

Did you know that the Statue of Liberty was delivered in 350 pieces?

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Nashville’s Best | May 18 – 22, 2020

Did you know that Nashville was founded on Christmas Eve 1779?

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Spa Getaway | May 27 – May 29, 2020

Did you know, the nails of the hand you use more grow faster? For righties, that is the right hand and for lefties – the left.

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Badlands & Mount Rushmore | June 8 – 12, 2020

Did you know that in order to get travelers to stop in Wall, SD, a sign was put up along the highway offering free ice water to thirsty travelers? That was a success, they serve over 5000 ice waters daily!

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Wisconsin Dells | June 15 – 17, 2020

Did you know that the Dells welcomes approximately 4+ million visitors annually?

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Vikings Training Camp | TBD 2020

Did you know that Tommy Kramer passed for 490 yards on 11-2-86 as a member of the Vikings? His record still holds to this day.

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Green Bay Packers Training Camp | TBD 2020

Did you know that the Green Bay Packers have played in their original city longer than any other team in the NFL?

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Alaskan Cruise | August 13 – 21, 2020

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?

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Niagara Falls | August 17 – 21, 2020

Did you know that roughly 90% of the fish that plummet down the falls survive?

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All Things Hershey | August 24 – 28, 2020

Did you know that chocolate milk is an effective post work-out recovery drink?

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Colorado Experience | September 14 – 18, 2020

Did you know that the Rocky Mountains are 76 million years old?

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London, England | September 22 – 28, 2020

Did you know that London attracts 27 million visitors every year and is the most visited city in Europe?

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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.

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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?"

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Branson Road Trip | October 5 – 10, 2020

Did you know that Branson has over fifty theaters and 60,000 theater seats?

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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.

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Disney’s Halloween Magic | October 19 – 23, 2020

Did you know that 10.5 tons of candy is handed out per night at Disney's Halloween Party?

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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.

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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?

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