A Monopoly-inspired lodge bundle, new and refreshed motels, and a pocket-size UV-C mild sterilizer

Going crazy at home? Take your gaming skills to a new level with the Game Night package from Kimpton Marlowe Hotel. Inspired by the new Cambridge edition of the popular Monopoly game with historic landmarks like Kimpton Marlowe, the Game Kation Pack is ideal for couples and families and a great gift idea for the vacation. The package includes an overnight stay in a newly renovated guest room (with views of the Charles River and the Boston skyline). Your own Cambridge edition of the Monopoly game; Cylinders filled with popcorn and candy; free parking for one car; and more. Bring the family dog ​​for pet-friendly amenities like a plush dog bed and dog treats. When you travel with a Scottish Terrier (one of Monopoly’s legendary game pieces), you will receive a 50 percent room discount at the checkout. With rates starting at $ 200 per night for 2 or 4 guests, bring the kids with you. Available until April. 800-825-7140, www.hotelmarlowe.com/exclusive-offer/?p=monopoly

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NEW BUILDING / NEW HOTEL IN FORT LAUDERDALE

When you’re ready to travel again, take a chic, sunny vacation – without breaking the bank – at the Hyatt Centric Las Olas Fort Lauderdale. As the first new hotel on Las Olas Boulevard in more than 70 years (it opened in April), the 238-room full-service hotel is located in the newly built 100 Las Olas Tower, the tallest downtown building in the heart of the city’s business Circle. Travelers can relax by a rooftop pool with an expansive terrace and the Elev8 Rooftop Bar with great views of the skyline. Enjoy international dishes and handcrafted cocktails in the Harborwood Kitchen & Bar on the lobby level. Visit some of the area’s best beaches, parks, and restaurants with outdoor dining. To ensure the safety and wellbeing of guests, the hotel follows strict security protocols that require face masks or covers in indoor public areas of the hotel and when moving outside. Rates from $ 127 to $ 187 per night. 954-353-1234, www.hyatt.com/en-US/hotel/florida/hyatt-centric-las-olas-fort-lauderdale/fllct

DC MAKEOVER

If you’re heading to Washington DC for celebrations in January and beyond, check out the newly renovated The Dupont Circle Hotel. A member of the Doyle Collection, a family-owned Irish luxury hotel group, updates include a state-of-the-art bar and restaurant designed by designer Martin Brudnizki, blending contemporary style with a 1950s aesthetic that pays homage to the building’s mid-century beginnings. and a new lobby and penthouse suite that brings a sense of nostalgia inspired by Irish designer Clodagh’s childhood in the west of Ireland. Additionally, all of the guest rooms have been redesigned to reflect the newly designed spaces using natural materials and soothing earth tones. At Dupont Circle, you’ll find plenty of outdoor seating on lush patios with parasols, heaters, and all-weather awnings. Room rates start at $ 325; Penthouse suites start at $ 1,500. 202-483-6000, www.doylecollection.com/hotels/the-dupont-circle-hotel

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UV-C LIGHT POCKET STERILIZER

Whether you are traveling to the store or far from home, it is now more important than ever to keep surfaces and personal items clean. UV Care USA has introduced a pocket-sized UV-C light disinfectant that is easy to take on the go. Eliminate harmful germs, bacteria, viruses, allergens and molds in the restaurant, on the plane, in the classroom, on your phone, your laptop keyboard, door knobs and much more with the help of UV-C light technology, a chemical-free cleaning method. Simply open the device, press the power button for five seconds, and let the light shine within a quarter of an inch of the surface or object to be disinfected. Powered by four AAA batteries or a mini USB cable. $ 42.99. theuvcare.com/products/uv-care-pocket-sterilizer

PLAYSET TEACHES TOTS OF ART

We may not take our children and grandchildren to museums these days, but that doesn’t mean we can’t introduce them to the imaginative worlds of visual arts and culture. Citispots complements its Museum Tour Playsets (featuring classic artwork) and introduces its new Modernist Edition, teaching children about famous artists and their works, including Jacob Lawrence, Frida Kahlo, Piet Mondrian and Jackson Pollock. Includes a flexible magnetic whiteboard to display six magnets of famous paintings. 20-page board book about art and artists; double-sided play mat so that children can follow the book and “visit” every artist in their studio; and two wooden museum lecturer figures. Age 3-7. $ 45. Add-ons include coloring books, sticker packs, magnet extension packs, and books. $ 6- $ 20. cityspotsonline.com

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