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Spring getaways and giveaways with PEEPS and the Gaylord National Resort

Spend a spring getaway at the Gaylord National along the Potomac River.
Spend a spring getaway at the Gaylord National along the Potomac River.
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Signs of spring include daffodils, tulips and … PEEPS! Those sweet pink, yellow and purple sugar-coated marshmallow bunnies and chicks are always a sign that Easter is on its way. The Gaylord National Resort and Convention Center, just outside of Washington, D.C. in National Harbor, Maryland, has partnered with the PEEPS company to offer a sweet package and sweepstakes giveaway perfect for spring break getaways.

Enjoy a weekend getaway with PEEPS and the Gaylord Nationa.
Just Born Company

The Gaylord National Easter/PEEPS package includes:

  • One night room accommodations with an early check-in starting at 1:00
  • PEEPS kids’ craft activity on Saturday at 3:30 p.m.
  • PEEPS Easter egg hunt for children age 12 and under, with PEEPS prizes on Saturday at 5:00
  • $50 resort credit – can be used at Relache Spa and/or for food and beverages at the resort
  • $10 gift card to the PEEPS and Company store in National Harbor – Yes, a whole store full of PEEPS stuff! I have been to this magical place and, let me assure you, it is packed with PEEPS paraphernalia, sweet treats and other candy brand from the Just Born company.
  • One welcome PEEPS treat bag

Please click here to learn more about this spring travel offer as well as to book a reservation.

Hotel guests can participate in a free PEEPS Pursuit scavenger hunt. Search high and low for plush versions of PEEPS in the atrium and main lobby area of the resort. All participants who complete the pursuit will win a free treat from the PEEPS and Company store, redeemable April 1 through April 20, 2014. There will also be a chance to win a large plush PEEP or bunny.

Spring Spa Fun

On Saturday and Sundays (April 5-6 and April 19-20), mini spa-goers will get an extra special treat. Children ages five to 10 that experience the Princess Manicure or Princess Pedicure can choose from an assortment of PEEPS sparkling, candy-scented nail polish. Each child will also receive a PEEPS nail polish kit at the end of their session. The Princess Manicure is $25 and the Princess Pedicure is $35.

Easter Weekend at the Gaylord National

Easter Sunday Brunch will be offered at Pienza, one of the Gaylord’s on-site restaurants, on Sunday, April 20 from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Held in the beautiful garden setting of the19-story glass-enclosed atrium, Sunday Brunch includes fresh-baked pastries, made-to-order omelets and much more. There will also be a special appearance from PEEP, the cuddly character from PEEPS and Company.

Cost of the Easter brunch is $56 for adults and $25 for children ages three to 11. Reservations are recommended and can be made by calling 301-965-4000.

“PEEP-tastic” Easter Giveaway

Gaylord National Resort Facebook fans can enter to win a “PEEP-tastic” Easter Giveaway Sweepstakes from Friday, March 14 through Sunday, April 13. The grand prize winner will receive:

  • Overnight stay for four in an executive suite at the resort on April 19
  • Kid’s participation in the Easter PEEPS craft and egg hunt
  • The ultimate PEEPS candy Easter basket from Just Born, Inc
  • Easter Brunch at Pienza

Simply click on the Sweepstakes tab on the Gaylord National’s Facebook page, “like” the page and enter an email address to be notified if you are the winner. Good luck!

About the Gaylord National

The Gaylord National Resort and Convention Center is part of the Marriot Group of hotels that includes the Gaylord Palms in Kissimmee, Florida; the Gaylord Texan in Grapevine, Texas and the Gaylord Opryland in Nashville, Tennessee. The National is the largest, non-gaming hotel and convention center on the East Coast. Opened in 2008, and only eight miles from Washington, D.C., it is located along the banks of the Potomac River in the beautiful National Harbor area.

For more information about any of the Gaylord National’s packages and activities, please visit

This Sightseeing Examiner is a big fan of Gaylord Hotels. Beautiful landscaping, flower-filled atriums, seasonal decorations, fun kids’ activities and spectacular Christmas events like ICE! make Gaylord hotels a great place to escape for a long weekend, quick getaway or even just a day trip. Did I mention there’s a PEEPS store just a walk away? Check out this Pinterest page for lots of PEEPS fun.

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