Experience Guide: 8 Ways To Play

Your paradise, your way. Learn which destinations will give you the experience that you’re after, so you can have a fantastic vacation every time. Whether it’s relaxing on the sand, sailing toward the setting sun, or a leisurely hike to the bar, pick the experience that best suits your vacation vibes — and get going.

1. Beach Bum Vibes

When you’re in search of sun-kissed bliss, look no further than the beach. The salty, sandy atmosphere at 45+ beach resorts is just what you need to refresh and recharge. Slow down and enjoy island time at Margaritaville Vacation Club by Wyndham - St. Thomas, complete with snorkeling. If you have the kids in tow, try Club Wyndham Ocean Boulevard in Myrtle Beach, complete with a lazy river. Club Wyndham at Waikiki Beach Walk in Honolulu is great for beach bums and shoppers alike. And Florida is always a good choice — Club Wyndham Clearwater Beach is luxurious and right on the beach.

2. Sweater Weather

Winter ski resorts have a certain magical quality to them. The snow-blanketed landscapes inspire a child-like wonder as you take on the task of building the best snowman or teaching your kids to make their first snowball at one of 20+ ski resorts. Club Wyndham Smugglers’ Notch Vermont has a variety of kid’s activities and ski programs ideal for beginners. For a more upscale experience, head to Club Wyndham Park City for great skiing in a picture-perfect mountain town. Both in Colorado, Club Wyndham Steamboat Springs and Club Wyndham Pagosa offer the classic ski and hot springs combo for the ultimate in relaxation.

3. Downtown Happy Hours

Cities have long been the vacation destination of choice for those seeking a lively atmosphere. From museums to culture to tasty food, choose one of 30+ city resorts follow your bliss. When it comes to your appetite, Nashville means business with its Southern offerings and bars near Margaritaville Vacation Club by Wyndham Nashville. Club Wyndham Harbour Lights in San Diego is the perfect blend of SoCal culture, museums, and theme parks. And if you’re looking to museum-, memorial-, or monument-hop, Club Wyndham National Harbor in Washington, D.C. and Club Wyndham Midtown 45 in New York City are the best places to visit.

4. Lucky By Nature

If you’re ready to go “all in” on vacation, a casino destination is the place to be. And at one of the 15+ resorts near casinos, a good time is in the cards. In Las Vegas, place your bets on Margaritaville Vacation Club by Wyndham - Desert Blue, a fun resort just off The Strip. Beyond the casinos, you can stroll the Boardwalk and relax on the beach at Club Wyndham Skyline Tower in Atlantic City. Back the right horse in Pompano Beach, Florida — Club Wyndham Palm-Aire is a half-mile from harness racing at Isle Casino Racing. And if you have a good poker face, Club Wyndham Riverside Suites in San Antonio has a variety of poker and card clubs.

5. Lakeside Lounge Life

There’s something special about the peace and serenity a lake brings to your vacation. Mornings out on the dock. Afternoons swimming in the sun. And evenings relaxing at one of 25+ lake resorts. Pursue a unique experience at a glowing, bioluminescent bay near Margaritaville Vacation Club by Wyndham - Rio Mar in Puerto Rico. For some of the best lake R&R, head to Club Wyndham Grand Lake in Oklahoma. For the perfect combination of golfing and swimming, try Club Wyndham Lake Marion in South Carolina. Or, take your lake vacation to new heights at Club Wyndham South Shore in Lake Tahoe, the largest alpine lake in the U.S.

6. No Mountain High Enough

For peak adventure, mountains are the way to go. The wild, rugged scenery sparks that sense of exploration in your soul. From hiking to biking to photographing, there’s something for everyone at the 25+ mountain resorts. For a classic national park trip, head to Club Wyndham Smoky Mountains in Tennessee or Club Wyndham Angels Camp in California for rock climbing at Yosemite. If you want to try mountain biking, Club Wyndham Park City in Utah has over 400 miles of trails, plus plenty of bars to hang out in when the day is done. In North Carolina, Club Wyndham Resort at Fairfield Mountains is perfect for a round of mountain golf and hiking to waterfalls.

7. Time To Tee Off

Sometimes, all you want to do on vacation is play a round in paradise. So make sure you pick one of 60+ resorts near some of the best golf courses. Club Wyndham Cypress Palms in Orlando is near all the magic of Disney’s golf courses. With a golf pro shop on-site, Club Wyndham Dye Villas in Myrtle Beach is surrounded by four celebrity-designed golf courses. In Phoenix, Arizona, The Legacy Golf Resort’s on-site 18-hole championship course designed by Gary Panks has consistently been named one of the best in the city. And Hawaii is more than beautiful beaches. Practice on the putting green at Club Wyndham Ka Eo Kai, then pick one of Princeville’s three tropical golf courses.

8. Current Situation: Thrills

When you’re in search of man-made adrenaline, look no further than the crazy coasters, family activities, and beautiful worlds of theme parks near 25+ resorts. With over 10 big-name parks to choose from, Orlando is the best choice for a theme park experience — Club Wyndham Bonnet Creek is even on Disney property. Club Wyndham Anaheim in California is right around the corner from the Disney parks, too. For some more local flavor, try Silver Dollar City in Branson near Club Wyndham Mountain Vista, or Busch Gardens in Williamsburg near Club Wyndham Kingsgate.

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