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5 hotel tours for art, history, or nature lovers

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WALDORF ASTORIA

New York

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The Landmark Tour focuses on Art Deco architecture and history. Includes lunch at Peacock Alley or Oscar’s Restaurant.

10:15 a.m. on Thu, Sat. Reservations required. $50. 212-872-1275, www.waldorfnewyork.com

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GRAND WAILEA

Maui, Hawaii

Guided tours of the resort’s art collection include more than 80 paintings, sculpture, graphics, murals, and artifacts in the NaPua Gallery and throughout the property. 10 a.m. on Tue, Fri. Free.

800-888-6100, www.grandwailea.com

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AMWAY GRAND PLAZA

Grand Rapids, Mich.

Self-guided historical tour includes The Pantlind Lobby, circa 1913, featuring one of the world’s largest gold-leaf ceilings. Free.

800-253-3590, www.amwaygrand.com

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JW MARRIOTT IHILANI RESORT AND SPA

Oahu, Hawaii

On Reef and Ray Adventure program, tour saltwater ponds with sharks, stingrays, starfish, sea urchins, and sea cucumbers. Includes reef shark feeding and interaction with Hawaiian rays. Adults and children ages 4-12, $35.89-$44.79.

808-679-0079, www.ihilani.com

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ROME CAVALIERI

Rome

Self-guided mp3 tour of over 1,000 art objects in the hotel’s private collection including Old Masters, contemporary art, French antiques, rare tapestries, sculpture, and ceramics.

011-39-06-3509-1, www.romecavalieri.com

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