Today we kick off summer. Memorial day weekend has always marked the start of summer. For many summer vacation has begun and for the rest of you, summer break is just around the corner. Time to start planning your summer vacation trips. These are great opportunities for family bonding and memories.
Summer Fun at the Hyatt Regency Chesapeake Bay Resort, Spa, and Marina
Now you have the task of figuring out where to go and what to do for your summer break. I recently had the chance to take my family to the Hyatt Regency Chesapeake Bay Resort, and I highly recommend it for a great family trip. There is so much to do. First, I want to mention how much we love that this is a pet-friendly resort. They have pet-friendly rooms that how sliding door right outside to walk your pet. This was a huge plus because it allowed us to bring our dog, Cash. They even had a pet pet set up for him, a food and water bowl, and even some treats for him. You can tell by the picture he LOVED them!
Now the drive into the resort is just beautiful. You drive in through their wildlife preserve and get a great peak at some of the wildlife we saw some deer and turkeys! The staff told me they have come out and seen deer just playing and lounging on the front lawn of the hotel. What a sight!
Then when you pull through the trees and see the hotel, it's just beautiful! Plus I am always happy with valet parking it's one less thing to handle when you have 4 kids and a dog to chase after!
The first thing I noticed about my room was the view. It was beautiful, and the chairs on the patio were perfect for watching sunsets with a glass of wine.
We stayed in a suite that had adjoining rooms, so while the kids had their own room and beds (and thankfully bathroom!) we all had shared living space, which was great because I could stay up and work and not keep the kids awake.
Upon arrival we were given a list of activities that were going on that weekend including dive-in movies (movies by the pool) and smores making at the big fireplace!
They have smores packs available as well. The night we got in we took advantage of dinner at one of their restaurants (as in they have more than 1) and then made some smores and went to came back to the hotel room to find this.
Yep, that would be our dog passed out in our bed. He was enjoying the trip as much as we were! The next day we took full advantage of everything the resort has to offer. My day started off with a massage at their Spa. Just walking in it's very relaxing.
Walking around the resort, I kept getting side tracked by the views here.
Hubby was drooling over the gold course the whole time. The views from the course are breathtaking.
My husband loved the hot tub, but I loved just spending time in the pool area! The top picture is the view from the pool.
This aerial shot shows the full outdoor pool are much better.
On my walk, I found this fantastic spot to watch the sunset over the water!
They have so much more to do right on site, like a 3-mile walking trail around the resort, a nature preserve, their own beach, water sports, game room, scenic tours and more.
Aside from all the activities at the Chesapeake Bay Resort, there is so much to do in the area. We loved visiting the Blackwater National Wildlife Refuge, Harriet Tubman Museum (and getting out NPS passport stamp!), Richardson Maritime Museum, Neild Museum and Herb Garden, and the Harriet Tubman Birthplace Marker.
Have you ever stayed at the Hyatt Regency Chesapeake Bay Resort? What was your favorite part?