alloween in Arkansas
Through Oct. 31, nights at Horseshoe Canyon Ranch in Jasper, Ark., start at $144 per adult double. Fee includes three daily meals, horseback riding, skeet shooting, zip-line rides, fishing, and rock climbing. Contact: Gohcr.com
Humpback whales in Hawaii
November is humpback whale season in Hawaii. United Vacations’ five-night trips to Lahaina, Maui, include round-trip flight from Los Angeles and car rental. Prices start at $1,866 for two for travel by Nov. 13. Contact: Unitedvacations.com
The Ritz-Carlton in Washington, D.C., offers a $50,000 package for Jan. 17 through 21. It includes accomodations, two tickets to the presidential inauguration parade and ball, a designer jewelry piece, and a 24-hour chauffeur. Contact: Ritzcarlton.com
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