Sometimes it's about getting the right kind of vacation.


It was only a couple weeks ago that I took Noah to Disneyland. On trips like that, you have to get the most out of your money so it’s GO GO GO GO GO GO GO, sleep, GO GO GO GO GO GO GO, sleep, GO GO GO GO GO GO GO.

When I came home I was almost more stressed than before we even left. And so, when Westin offered to send Noah and me to their San Antonio resort for a few days, I jumped at the chance. I mean…three days of poolside relaxation and fun? It was just the mental relaxation that we needed.

So, I loaded Noah up and we headed to San Antonio.

When we got into our (very nice) room, a tray of cookies and milk was delivered, along with a suggested itinerary.  There were loads of kid activities suggested, courtesy of Westin La Cantera’s Discovery Junction. However, there was one thing that stood out the most.

Free time.

And we used that free time to get our vacation off on the right foot. We ate our cookies. Drank the milk, and then crashed together for a nice long nap on their signature Westin Heavenly Beds.

Sometimes it’s about getting the right kind of vacation. Sometimes it’s about getting a break from busy. A break from activities. A break from having to think about much of anything.

And Westin gave us exactly what we needed exactly when we needed it.

Dan Pearce, Single Dad Laughing

P.S. Do you ever feel like you need a vacation from your vacation?

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