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Recharge Your Spring Adventures With Fully Electric Audi Excursions

Immerse yourself in the beauty and wonder of the natural world with specially curated getaways in our fully electric Audi e-tron house cars.

Published on: August 17, 2023
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At 1 Hotels, we’ve always believed in truly exploring the wonder of the world around you, taking the time to fully immerse yourself in the natural beauty, local customs, and rich cultures that surround our sanctuaries. Together with our partners at Audi, we’ve curated an exciting program that allows you to do just that—while treading lightly on the planet.

Audi Excursions completely reimagine the test-driving experience, giving you the chance to experience the incredible power of the Audi e-tron while bringing you to new corners of the world you might not otherwise see during your stay with us. From an award-winning winery atop Long Island’s sweeping bluffs to the breathtaking botanical gardens on Kauaʻi’s North Shore, we’ve curated thoughtful Audi Excursions that bring you to some of the most beautiful and dynamic places around our sanctuaries.


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Brooklyn Bridge

Get closer to nature in the heart of Brooklyn, adventuring to Prospect Park in the fully electric Audi e-tron. Take a scenic 3.5-mile horseback riding tour or simply take the time to relax and restore surrounded by the park’s greenery and serenity.

Make your way to the Brooklyn Botanic Garden, occupying a vast 52 acres within Prospect Park with a lush oasis of native flora and fauna, a Japanese Garden pond, and so much more. Refuel at the Yellow Magnolia Café with their creative selection of vegetable-centric small plates, heartier entrées, and plant-focused desserts before you head back to your urban sanctuary.

Central Park

Take a drive to the charming and historic village of Greenport on Long Island, soaking in the coastal beauty and serenity. Venture up to Kontokosta Winery to indulge in tastings of award-winning wines perched above the island’s sweeping bluffs. Dig a little deeper into Long Island’s unique history during a tour of the Railroad Museum, and finish your island adventures with a fresh waterfront meal and live entertainment at Claudio’s on Main Street.

Nashville

Take our fully electric Audi e-tron house car on a captivating adventure to the flourishing fields of Bloomsbury Farm, where owner and “farm’her” Lauren Palmer will take you on a private tour of its thriving fields.

Explore the expansive grounds and learn how Lauren grows local, organic produce for 1 Hotel Nashville and other Nashville locals. Take home your very own CSA (Community Supported Agriculture) basket of Bloomsbury Farm produce and bring it to 1 Kitchen, where Culinary Director Chris Crary will prepare a farm-fresh meal with your produce of the day.

South Beach

Explore Miami’s natural beauty and bounty with an Audi Excursion to the gorgeous waterfront neighborhood of Coconut Grove, full of abundant gardens, sparkling marinas, and chic shops.

Stroll through the neighborhood’s vibrant streets, wandering into gorgeous galleries and local cafés, or rent bikes to ride along the blooming Coconut Grove Bike Path. To learn more about the neighborhood’s cultural history, take some time to explore The Vizcaya Museum and Gardens, a lavish European-inspired estate and National Historic Landmark. If you’re visiting on a Saturday, wander through the Coconut Grove Organic Farmers Market to get a fresh supply of local fruits, veggies, grains, seeds, and beyond.

West Hollywood

Explore the natural beauty and bounty of Southern California by taking our fully electric Audi e-tron house car to the iconic Hollywood Sign. Choose from a range of routes to hike the hills, so you can feel close to nature as you look out at sweeping views of the city. To fuel your on-the-go adventure, we’ll pack lunch, snacks, and PATHWater in a sustainable 1 Hotel tote bag.

San Francisco

Venture to the Presidio, a stunning national park site next to the Golden Gate Bridge, showcasing dense trails, flowing creeks, and rich history. Take your pick from a number of hiking trails and scenic overlooks that boast panoramic views of the bridge. During your hike, be sure to seek out the Wood Line installation, a curvy line of branches tucked into a grove of eucalyptus trees created by world-renowned artist, Andy Goldsworthy.

Take some time to renew your energy in Tunnel Tops Park, a 14-acre green oasis located in the heart of the Presidio. We’ll pack a gourmet Terrene picnic with 1 Hotels refillable PathWater bottles to enjoy as you spend your day immersed in nature.

Hanalei Bay

Explore the natural beauty and bounty of Kauaʻi with an Audi Excursion to the Limahuli Garden & Preserve National Tropical Botanical Garden. Discover the breathtaking beauty of this sacred haven that’s overflowing with vibrance and history.

Home to dozens of endangered plants and tropical birds found nowhere else on earth, Limahuli Garden tells a beautiful story of Hawaiian ancestry. Take the time to tour its 17-acre botanical garden and 985-acre nature preserve, seeing a new side of Kauaʻi through the sweeping views, indigenous traditions, and biodiverse spaces protected within this ethereal puʻuhonua (place of refuge).

Chocolate fan? Recharge your excitement for adventure and connect with the essence of Kauaʻi and the unique flavors that define Lydgate Farms, an award-winning haven renowned for its lush botanical gardens and vibrant cacao groves. This immersive journey invites you to explore the art and science behind chocolate, from discovering the health benefits of cacao to participating in an interactive guided tasting tour that showcases the transformation of raw cacao into exquisite chocolate. 

Lydgate Farms offers more than just a glimpse into the world of chocolate making; it's an adventure that blends the wonder of nature with the delicate craft of chocolate. As you delve into the heart of the cacao groves and beyond, you'll find yourself enveloped in the island's heritage and the farm's commitment to sustainability. 

Toronto

Dive into Toronto’s urban charm and natural wonders by taking our fully electric Audi e-tron house car to some of Toronto’s premier sustainable shops, including KOTNHorses Atelier, and Uncle Studios.

Further afield, the Roam Niagara Experience invites guests to venture into the picturesque Niagara Wine Region. From the comfort of the fully electric Audi e-tron, led by a Certified VIP Ontario Tour Guide, you’ll get an intimate look at the vineyards that dot the landscape, taste exceptional wines, and enjoy the breathtaking views that define the area.


Electrify Your Explorations

With multiple Audi Excursions available in Brooklyn Bridge, Central Park, Nashville, South Beach, San FranciscoHanalei Bay, and Toronto and discover new ways to travel with care to the hidden gems that surround our sanctuaries.

In addition to Audi Excursions, you can always take a ride in our Audi e-tron house cars across all sanctuaries, or test drive the car yourself at any location in the US to experience the power of this incredible green transportation option.

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