If the thought of yet another day of rain makes you want to reach for a glass of wine, why not do it the Maryland way?
Where: Gaylord National Resort & Convention Center. 201 Waterfront St., National Harbor, MD. 301-965-4000
What’s special: Need a mid-month treat next month? At the fourth annual Wine and Food Festival at National Harbor, sample over 150 different wines, beers, spirits, and food; attend seminars by world-renowned chefs; and enjoy live music and entertainers. Visit the Cooking Light Pavilion and food truck court, experience salt-tasting, and enjoy live demonstrations at the Belgian Café on the VIP pier. The resort’s 1.5-acre glass-covered atrium offers stunning views of the Potomac River, a 20,000-square foot fitness center and spa, indoor/outdoor pools, multiple restaurants and eateries, and a rooftop nightclub.
The deal: The National Harbor Wine & Food Festival VIP Hotel Package includes deluxe room accommodations; a two-day VIP pass to the festival (including two-day admission, goodie bag, express entry into the event, full access to the VIP pier, and specialty tastings); self-parking; and resort fee. The package price for one night is from $227 per person, two nights from $332 per person. To book, call 301-965-4000; Hudson Valley Magazine readers receive 10% off when they book using the code “NHFWF10.”
When: May 14-15