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2018 | Vacation Packages Offering custom travel for adults with intellectual & developmental disabilities.

(877) 345-8599

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Our Story Our Mission Hammer Travel is an extended service of Hammer Residences, Inc. Since opening its doors in 1923, Hammer’s passion to provide quality services for adults and children with intellectual disabilities has helped thousands experience life to its fullest. More than 95 years later, the mission of Hammer Residences remains true to Miss Hammer’s vision. Hammer Residences will remain a community of people who respect an individual’s abilities, whose collective spirit makes dreams come true, and whose innovations continue to lead the way. Hammer Travel became a natural extension to further this vision. Hammer Travel

Providing People with Intellectual & Developmental Disabilities the Opportunity to Experience Life to its Fullest

Our Vision We believe meaningful travel plays an important role in the quality of life and that everyone should have the opportunity to experience it. Travel promotes intellectual growth, social inclusion, independence and self-confidence. Hammer Travel is dedicated to making the travel experience memorable and pleasurable for each person we serve.

Our Values Respecting Abilities Our trip leaders all have a residential services background and are able to provide the best possible care to support our travelers’ needs. Reaching for Opportunities Each trip provides opportunities to learn about the world while enhancing independence and self-confidence. Realizing Dreams Our trips are designed to promote individuality and create a unique experience for each of our travelers.

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was created to provide and support travel opportunities for people with intellectual & developmental disabilities around the country who are interested in traveling.

Hammer Travelers circa 1960

Offering custom travel for adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities.


2018 January . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .2 Hawaii The Wizarding World of Harry Potter

February . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2 NEW TRIP! Arizona Dude Ranch Disney World / Star Wars Hollywood Movie Madness

March . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2 Twins Florida Spring Training Florida Beach and Safari

April . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .3 NEW TRIP! Dallas NASCAR Disney World and Cruise New York City

May . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3 Las Vegas / Grand Canyon Experience San Francisco / Santa Cruz Ladies Only Spa Vacation

August . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .4 Packers Training Camp Alaskan Cruise

September . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5 Seattle Branson Road Trip Old West Getaway Duluth Fall Colors

October . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6 Nashville/Memphis Chicago by Rail New Orleans Disney’s Halloween Magic

November . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6 Orlando Dolphin Encounter Las Vegas

December . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6 Disney Cruise and Magic Kingdom NEW TRIP! San Diego

June . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4 Badlands / Mount Rushmore Wisconsin Dells

July . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4 NEW TRIP! Door County, WI Vikings Training Camp

Travel Key Traveling by Vehicle: Meet and depart from Hammer Central Office, 1909 E. Wayzata Blvd. Wayzata, MN 55391 Traveling by Airplane: Meet and depart from the Minneapolis/St. Paul Airport, (MSP)* Traveling by Cruise Ship

Traveling by Train *Other airports can be accommodated; call for details.

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2018 JANUARY Hawaii: January 4-10 Beaches, Luau, Pearl Harbor, Polynesian Cultural Center, and the Dole Pineapple Plantation. $3595 | Register by: 10/6/17

The Wizarding World of Harry Potter: January 16-20 Universal Studios, Universal Islands of Adventure, Ride the Hogwarts Express. $2395 Register by: 12/1/17

FEBRUARY NEW TRIP! Arizona Dude Ranch: February 5-9 Horseback riding, swimming, sauna, moonlit bonfires, singalongs, animal/nature programs, line dancing, and more. $2395 Register by: 11/22/17

Disney Extravaganza/Star Wars: February 20-25 Disney’s Orlando Hollywood Studios with Star Wars attractions, Magic Kingdom, and Animal Kingdom. $2695 Register by: 1/15/18

Hollywood Movie Madness: February 26-March 2 Warner Brothers Studio Tour, Walk of Fame, Hollywood Wax Museum, and Home of the Stars tour. $2395 Register by: 1/12/18

MARCH Twins Florida Spring Training: March 5-10 Two Minnesota Twins pre-season games, Everglades boat tour, and fun in the sun. $2395 Register by: 12/5/17

Florida Beach and Safari: March 19-23 Busch Gardens with Serengeti Safari, warm sunny beaches, and other area attractions. $2295 Register by: 2/2/18

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2018 APRIL NEW TRIP! Dallas NASCAR: April 6-10 Cowboy 300, O’Reilly Auto Parts 500, and sightseeing in Dallas. $2395 | Register by: 1/5/18

Disney Cruise and Magic Kingdom: April 11-16 Disney’s Magic Kingdom and a 3 night Disney Cruise to Nassau and Castaway Cay. $2795 Register by: 1/11/18

New York City: April 30-May 4 Broadway show, Statue of Liberty, Times Square, 9/11 Memorial, and more. $2395 Register by: 3/16/18

MAY NEW TRIP! Las Vegas/Grand Canyon Experience: May 7-11 Hoover Dam, Grand Canyon Sky Walk, cruise Lake Mead, and walk the famous Vegas strip. $2295 | Register by: 3/23/18

San Francisco/Santa Cruz: May 14-18 Alcatraz Island, Fisherman’s Wharf, Chinatown, Golden Gate Bridge, and the Santa Cruz board walk. $2395 Register by: 3/30/18

Minnesota Twins Road Trip: TBD See 2 Minnesota Twins games and explore the city they play in. $950 Register by: TBD

Ladies Only Spa: May 30-June 1 Manicure, pedicure, hair style, and shopping at the Mall of America. $650 Register by: 4/16/18

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2018 JUNE Badlands/Mount Rushmore: June 11-15 Mount Rushmore, Deadwood, Wall Drug, Chuck Wagon Dinner Show, Custer State Park, and the Badlands National Park. $1150 Register by: 4/27/18

Wisconsin Dells: June 20-22 Water Parks and the Tommy Bartlett Show $750 Register by: 5/8/18

JULY NEW TRIP! Door County, WI: July 23-26 Washington Ferry, Cherry Tree ride, Cana Island Lighthouse, and The Farm. $1150 Register by: 6/8/18

Vikings Training Camp: TBD - depending on training schedule Vikings practice, opportunity to meet and greet players and get autographs. $650 Register by: 6/15/18

AUGUST Packers Training Camp: Date TBD - depending on training schedule Packers practice, Packers Hall of Fame and a tour of Lambeau Field. $650 Register by: 6/22/18

Alaskan Cruise: August 16-24 Cruise the Inside Passage of beautiful Alaska. Embarkation city: Seattle, WA $3595 Register by: 5/10/18

“Nick has a keen sense of adventure & a deep desire to build relationships. He loves the independence these trips afford him - and so does his family!�

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2018 SEPTEMBER Seattle: September 10-14 Space Needle, Harbor Tour, Aquarium, Pikes Place Market, and more. $2295 | Register by: 7/27/18

Branson Road Trip: September 17-22 Multiple shows, shopping, local cuisine, and the John Wayne Birthplace Museum in Winterset, Iowa $1995 Register by: 8/3/18

Old West Getaway: September 24-27 Horseback rides, wagon rides, fishing, Root Beer Saloon, pontoon rides, and karaoke. $1150 Register by: 8/10/18

Duluth Fall Colors: September 26-28 North Shore Scenic Railroad, Duluth Aquarium, scenic drive along Lake Superior and Canal Park. $650 Register by: 8/12/18

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2018 OCTOBER Nashville/Memphis: October 1-6 Country Music Hall of Fame, Graceland, Beal Street, the Grand Ole Opry and Ryman Auditorium $2295 Register by: 8/17/18

Chicago by Rail: October 2-5 Sky Deck, Shedd Aquarium, Navy Pier, the Bean, and Chicago-style pizza. $1495 | Register by: 8/17/18

New Orleans: October 8-12 French Quarter, Mississippi paddle boat ride, Louisiana swamp tour. Enjoy some of the country’s best food and music. $2295 Register by: 8/24/18

Disney’s Halloween Magic: October 22-26 Mickey’s Halloween Party, Disney’s Hollywood Studios, and Magic Kingdom. $2395 Register by: 9/7/18

NOVEMBER Orlando Dolphin Encounter: November 9-13 Discovery Cove Resort with Dolphin Encounter, Aquatica Water Park and Sea World $2495 Register by: 9/25/18

Las Vegas: November 12-16 Las Vegas Strip, world-class shows, Fremont Street, and plenty of celebrity impersonators. $2195 Register by: 9/28/18

DECEMBER Disney Cruise and Magic Kingdom: December 5-10 A day at Magic Kingdom and a three night cruise to Nassau and Castaway Cay. $2795 Register by: 9/6/18

NEW TRIP! San Diego: December 17-21 World-famous San Diego Zoo, Safari Park, and Sea World. $2395 Register by: 11/2/18

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INCLUDED IN YOUR TRIP • Airfare from Minneapolis/St. Paul airport. Additional fees may apply to travelers from other airports. • All meals. • Staffing at a ratio of 1:4. (A 1:1 ratio can be requested; call for details.) • Lodging (Everyone guaranteed their own bed). • All advertised attractions.

SERVICES AVAILABLE TO YOU Prepayment Plans: If you know you want to travel in the future, but haven’t made up your mind yet, you can pay in advance for any travel option. After coordinating your payment with Hammer Travel, you can decide where to travel at a later date! Customized Vacations: If you prefer to travel by yourself or exclusively with a group of friends, contact us and we will work with you to put together an allinclusive trip package. PCA Discount: If you sign up 4 individuals on the same trip, you may send a PCA at no additional cost. Travelers needing a 1:1 ratio can bring their own PCA at a discounted rate.

REFUND AND CANCELLATION POLICY All cancellations and changes must be made in writing (letter, fax, or email). Cancellation refunds will be calculated on the date the written notification is received by Hammer Travel. Cancellation Deadlines: • Prior to trip registration date: Full refund, less $150 processing fee and any pre-purchased items pertaining to the vacation package. • Up to two weeks after trip registration date: Less the deposit, and possible refund as determined by Hammer Travel. • Two or more weeks after trip registration date: No Refund available. 7


Hammer Travel Destinations

SEATTLE

MEMPHIS

ARIZONA

GRANDCANYON

PACKERS

NEWORLEANS

DUDERANCH

BADLANDS

VIKINGS BRANSON ALASKA

CALIFORNIA CHICAGO DULUTH 8

NASHVILLE

HALLOWEEN LASVEGAS CRUISE

HARRYPOTTER DISNEYWORLD

HAWAII

HOLLYWOOD BEACH

DALLAS

NEWYORKCITY

GRANDCANYON

SPA

DELLS

NASCAR

SANFRANCISCO


REGISTRATION FORM To register please complete the form below and mail it to: Hammer Travel, 1909 Wayzata Blvd., Wayzata, MN 55391 Or fax this form to: (952) 473-8629. Registration can also be done on our website: HammerTravel.org TRAVELER’S INFORMATION Traveler’s Legal Name:_________________________________________________________ Birth Date:___________________________________________________________________ Street Address:_______________________________________________________________ City:____________________________________ State: __________ Zip: ________________ Trip Destination:______________________________________________________________ Trip Date:____________________________________________________________________ Primary Contact:______________________________________________________________ Contact Phone Number:________________________________________________________ Contact Email:________________________________________________________________ Staff Ratio:  1:4  1:1 (Please call for additional information) Wheelchair:  No  Yes If yes, it the wheelchair:  Manual  Electric  

Check (enclosed) Credit Card (Pay online or by phone)

Payment Amount: ________________ •

Registration is not complete until payment and signed guardian consents have been received.

Full payment is due by the trip’s registration deadline.

Payment plans are available. Please call for details.

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1909 E. Wayzata Blvd. Wayzata, MN 55391 1-877-345-8599 HammerTravel.org

Offering custom travel for adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities.

Hammer Travel Brochure 2018  
Hammer Travel Brochure 2018