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Mother-Daughter Getaways, From $375

A summertime spa retreat in Scottsdale and a tour with a picnic in Colorado's Mesa Verde National Park.

Mesa Verde National Park, from $375 per room per night
The aptly named DIVAcation will drop you into the peaceful scenery of Mesa Verde National Park in the southwestern corner of Colorado, near the Four Corners. The nation's largest archaeological preserve, the park features amazing cliff dwellings and more than 4,000 ancient sites. You'll stay in a Kiva Room with a private balcony at Far View Lodge, the only in-park accommodations. The package also includes full breakfast buffet daily, a private tour of an ancient park site with a picnic lunch, and a wine-pairing dinner for two. Other perks are a spa welcome basket and a $50 retail voucher redeemable in the gift shop and restaurant. Rates start at $749 per room for two nights (or $375 per room per night). When Apr. 17-Oct. 21, 2008. Details Based on double occupancy; no single bookings. Add $140 for each additional night and $175 for each additional adult. Does not include 8.6 percent lodging and food tax, $5 per night utility fee, or $4 per person tour fee. Contact 888/896-3831,

Scottsdale, from $543 per room per night
Relax naturally with the Willow Stream Relaxation Package at the Fairmont Scottsdale Princess. In addition to accommodations, the package includes a $200 spa and restaurant credit per person per night. The spa's design is drawn from nature's primary elements—air, water, earth, wood, and fire—which you can experience in the spa's traditional service (mud wrap, aromatherapy, mineral bath, and warm massage). Another perk of the spa is the rooftop pool with the view of the majestic McDowell Mountains. Rates start at $543 per room per night. When May 21-Sept.10, 2008. Add $81 for travel before May 20. Details Based on double occupancy; no single bookings. Does not include 11.92 percent room tax and hotel gratuities. Seven-day advance booking for spa reservations is highly recommended to guarantee availability, and an 18 percent gratuity is automatically added to the bill for spa treatments. Contact 800/344-4758,

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