When:  September 15-17, 2017


Where:  Morgan’s Wonderland, San Antonio, TX www.morganswonderland.com


Why:  So that Rett syndrome families of all ages and all abilities on the spectrum can have a destination vacation together, with the safety and familiarity and support of those who understand. Take the plunge! Travel!  With some planning, everyone is sure to have a good time. If your child has a bad day, you’ll be in company who have
been there and can lend a helping hand. Learn from each other, bond, allow our girls, boys and siblings a chance to develop their own lasting friendships.


Travel:  To be arranged and covered by each individual family, including airfare, hotel, meals, entertainment, and car rentals. There are no shuttles between the hotel and Morgan’s Wonderland.


Hotel:  2 locations to suit every family’s needs.  Note: our group rates include up to 4 guests per room.  Online rates may be less than those below, but they will then charge a fee for each additional person in the room so please book with our group!


The Drury Inn & Suites San Antonio Northeast location is $101/night, complimentary parking, and less than 2 miles from Morgan’s Wonderland. To reserve, go to the hotel website, click on RESERVATIONS, then in top left area click on “Enter a group number” and follow prompts from there.  The Northeast location Group number is 2313294, or call 1-800-325-0720 and refer to the Rett syndrome Group number 2313294.


The Drury Plaza Hotel San Antonio Riverwalk is $159/night, valet parking is $23+tax per night, is about 12 miles from Morgan’s Wonderland and is located right on the famed tourist Riverwalk. To reserve, go to the website, click on RESERVATIONS, then in top left area click on “Enter a group  number” and follow prompts from there.  The Plaza Hotel Riverwalk Group number is 2313298, or call 1-800-325-0720 and refer to Group number 2313298.


Cutoff date to reserve is Aug 15th, but the hotel could fill so reserve soon!  I encourage you to call the 800 number to reserve so that you can discuss what type of room configuration would best suit your family.


Both the Drury Inn and the Drury Plaza Hotel include these fun FREE benefits for overnight guests:
•  Hot breakfast daily 6-9:30a weekdays and 7-10a on weekends
•  Drinks and hot snacks 5:30-7p.m. every evening at their “5:30 Kickback®”
•  Wi-Fi throughout the hotel
•  Soft drinks and popcorn in the lobby every day from 3-10 pm
•  On-Site business center, fitness center or pool


Weekend plan:


Friday:
  Arrive and check-in
  Self-arranged small group dinners at Riverwalk restaurants


Saturday:

 Adventurous fun together at Morgan’s Wonderland 


o  Discounted park admission day for Rett syndrome families


o  Admission fees: Diagnosed children (all ages) are free, each additional guest TBD, but will be less than $30 for the day which includes admission to both Morgan’s Wonderland      AND Morgan’s Inspiration Island (the new all abilities water park – pack for splashing good fun!)


o  Additional activities:  the Conference Center is reserved 10am – 3pm for a Rettsyndrome.org sponsored group BBQ lunch and leisure networking “downtime”. Plan your own group dinners with friends you’ve made and walk around San Antonio’s famed Riverwalk – we’ll put together a list of recommendations


Sunday:


Relax at the hotel, prepare for departures, or stay on your own to enjoy the area. Many families are  planning on Sea World in San Antonio on Sunday


Facebook Group:  Start meeting up with others, share travel tips, and make weekend plans with others now!  Ask to Join the FB Group “Rett GetAway 2017”


Questions? Please contact Paige Nues at pnues@rettsyndrome.org