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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Hawaii | January 3 – 9, 2019

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

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Complete Universal Studios Orlando Experience | January 21 – 25, 2019

Registration for this trip is closed. Please call Hammer Travel for options. 952-277-2461

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Arizona’s Old West | February 4 – 8, 2019

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

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Disney Extravaganza | February 18 – 22, 2019

This trip is full and registration is now closed. Please call Hammer Travel for options. 952-277-2461.

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San Diego | February 25 – March 1, 2019

Did you know that scientists believe that the polar bear evolved from a common brown bear ancestor about 200,000 years ago?

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Florida Spring Training | March 4 – 8, 2019

This trip is full and registration is now closed. Please call Hammer Travel for options. 952-277-2461.

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Las Vegas | March 25 – 29, 2019

Did you know that weddings are the second-largest industry in Nevada, with gambling being number one?

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Emerald Coast of Florida | April 15 – 19, 2019

Did you know that the white sand beaches are mainly old coral beds that have been beaten down by waves until only small particles are left?

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Disney Cruise and Magic Kingdom | April 24 – 29, 2019

This trip is full and registration is closed. Please call Hammer Travel for other options. 952-277-2461

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Historic Virginia | April 29 – May 3, 2019

Did you know that by 1994, Colonial Williamsburg had 3,500 employees, which was more than twice the original town's population during the Revolutionary Era?

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Nashville’s Best | May 13 – 17, 2019

Did you know that the most famous music venue in Nashville, the Ryman Auditorium, was built in 1892 and is nicknamed the “Carnegie Hall of the South”?

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New York City | May 20 – May 24, 2019

Did you know that New York City is the most linguistically diverse city with over 800 languages spoken, and 4 in 10 households speak a language other than English?

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Minneapolis Spa | May 29 – May 31, 2019

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 10 – 14, 2019

Did you know the Badlands erode at a rate of one inch per year?

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Wisconsin Dells | June 17 – 19, 2019

Did you know that the United States’ first indoor water-park opened in Wisconsin Dells in 1989?

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Minnesota Twins Road Trip to Kansas City, MO | June 19 – 22, 2019

Did you know that Kansas City has more BBQ restaurants per capita than any other US city?

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Vikings Training Camp | TBD

Did you know that the Vikings won their first regular season game ever, beating the Chicago Bears 37-13 in 1961?

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Green Bay Packers Training Camp | TBD

Did you know the current waiting list for season tickets is 40 years?

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Alaskan Cruise | August 15 – 23, 2019

Did you know that Juneau is rather unusual among US Capitols in that there are no roads connecting the city to the rest of Alaska?

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All Things Hershey | August 19 – 23, 2019

Did you know that all Hershey Kisses used to be wrapped by hand?

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Branson Road Trip | September 16 – 21, 2019

Did you know that Branson has the world's largest toy museum?

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Duluth Fall Colors | September 23 – 25, 2019

Did you know that the red, yellow, gold and orange colors are hiding in the leaves all summer long? The colors just can’t be seen in the summer because of all the chlorophyll in the leaves.

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NASCAR Charlotte | September 27 – October 1, 2019

Did you know that during a race a NASCAR driver can lose as much as 10 pounds from body sweat? They must stay hydrated or they can lose their ability to focus.

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Grand Canyon by Rail | September 30 – October 4, 2019

Did you know that the Grand Canyon is around 6000 feet deep?

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Old West Getaway | September 30 – October 3, 2019

Did you know that a new person to the Old West was called a tenderfoot, pilgrim, or greenhorn?

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Texas State Fair | October 7 – 11, 2019

Did you know that The Texas Star is the tallest Ferris wheel in the Southwestern United States?

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Hollywood Movie Madness | Oct. 14 – 18, 2019

Did you know that There are 17 fictional celebrities with Walk of Fame stars? They include: Mickey Mouse, Bugs Bunny, Snow White, Woody Woodpecker, Big Bird, The Simpsons, Rugrats, Kermit the Frog, Donald Duck, Godzilla, Winnie the Pooh, The Munchkins, Shrek, Tinker Bell, The Muppets, Snoopy and Minnie Mouse.

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Disney’s Halloween Magic | October 21 – 25, 2019

Did you know that 2019 will mark 25 fantastically fun years of Mickey’s Not-So-Scary Halloween Party?

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Orlando Dolphin Encounter | November 8 – 12, 2019

Did you know that dolphins communicate with each other by clicking, whistling and other sounds?

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Dollywood Delight | November 18 – November 22, 2019

Did you know the park wasn't always called Dollywood? It originally opened in 1961 as a small tourist attraction called Rebel Railroad.

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Disney Cruise and Magic Kingdom | December 4 – 9, 2019

Did you know that there are over 100,000 ornaments and floral arrangements that help make the ship festive?

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Bentleyville Christmas | December 9 – 11, 2019

Did you know that Bentleyville was created by MN resident Nick Bentley?

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