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Perfect Winter Getaways, for Less

NEW YORK -- President's Day weekend is around the corner - a great time for a quick getaway with the family.

And if you think you can't afford it, think again - there are some amazing winter travel deals just waiting for you to take advantage of, as Travel + Leisure magazine International Editor Mark Orwoll explained on "The Early Show on Saturday Morning."

The following descriptions were prepared, at least in part, with information from and assertions made by those offering the deals:


DEAL: from $65 per room, double occupancy/ 3rd night free

Wyndham Orlando Resort's "Harry Potter" Deal

Wizarding World of Harry Potter Special - Buy 2 Nights, Get 3rd Free!

Come to the Wyndham Orlando Resort and experience the thrilling, new Wizarding World of Harry Potter at Universal Studios, just two miles away from your room. Don't be a muggle - take advantage of our special rates, starting as low as $65! And now - if you buy two nights, you get the third night free! And you can upgrade to a spacious Junior Suite for only $30 per day.

Offer Includes:
Discounted overnight accommodations
Buy two nights, get the third night free
To Book: Click the link below to book online or call 877-999-3223 and mention this offer to your Wyndham representative.

Skiing in Oregon

DEAL: from $159 per night / must be 3 nights/ room accommodates 2 adults & 2 children

Sun River Resort's Ski-Free Stay-Free Deal

Here's a new Mount Bachelor deal at Sunriver Resort -- about $159/night (two adults and two children in room) at Sunriver Resort and includes kids ski free at Mount Bachelor.

Colonial Williamsburg

DEAL: from $75 per person/per night

Colonial Williamsburg's American Stories Package

Colonial Williamsburg is partnering with the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, and The Chautauqua Institution to put on Storm on the Horizon, a conference (open to the public with separate admission) about the various components of unrest that led to the Civil War.- Keynote speakers include

Pulitzer Prize winners, professors, and Colonial Williamsburg interpreters George Washington, Thomas Jefferson and James Madison as they share their personal concerns and questions about the Union. The conference is Feb. 18-19.

Colonial Williamsburg's American Stories Package is a two-night package priced from $75 per person, per night, including accommodations at the Williamsburg Lodge, daily breakfast, and length-of-stay ticket to Colonial Williamsburg's Historic Area and Art Museums.


DEAL: from $115 per night/double occupancy


Jakes, one of the Island Outpost hotels, is utterly funky, full of hippie chic, worlds away from the formulaic mega resorts on the opposite side of the island. One great thing about Jakes is its affordability: even in high season, you can get a room from $115 for double occupancy. Another great thing is the property's support of the local culture. Monthly Farm Dinners celebrate local sustainable farms and are held in the field of a nearby farm at tables set in white linen and surrounded by lanterns. Plan your stay to coincide with one of the upcoming Farm Dinners (February 19, March 19, April 16, May 14, and June 11) and get a stronger taste of the local culture than you would at most beach hotels.

Old Montreal

DEAL: from $115 1st NIGHT/ 50 percent off 2nd NIGHT

Montreal Winter Sweet Deal

Tourisme Montreal is offering a Winter Sweet Deal with 50 percent off hotel nights at over 20 participating hotels. - Available over President's Day, rates starts at just $115 for the first night and 50% off the second ($58) (now through May 31).- While you're there, check out the Montréal High Lights Festival, an annual celebration of food and culture that runs Feb 17-27, with more than fifty distinguished chefs, cultural events, indoor/outdoor concerts, and a spectacular light show.