By Caroline Hallemann
May 16, 2014

With the school year winding down, kids of all ages are counting the days until summer vacation. But when the last bell rings, no one’s more deserving of a little rest and relaxation than the teachers.

For the second year in a row, Austin-based website is honoring these educators’ hard work by offering them a host of discounted summer getaways.

With perks ranging from reduced room rates to special teacher appreciation packages including free massages, wine, cooking classes, and other amenities, the Travel for Teachers program has nearly doubled since its inception last year and now includes over 170 inns in 41 states and 7 countries.

For a complete list of “Travel for Teachers” discounts, visit

Caroline Hallemann is an assistant digital editor at Travel + Leisure. You can find her on Twitter at @challemann.