Hammer Travel


Our Story

Since opening its doors in 1923, our passion for providing quality services for adults and children with intellectual disabilities has helped thousands experience life to its fullest. Almost 100 years later, our mission remains true to our founder, Alvina Hammer’s vision: We are a community of people who respect an individual’s abilities, help them reach for opportunities, and realize dreams.

We are excited to further our mission of providing travel opportunities for people with intellectual disabilities from around the country, who are interested in traveling. Hammer Travel does this by offering a variety of inclusive vacation packages, as well as customized vacations for individuals or groups.


Our Mission

To provide people with intellectual disabilities the opportunity to experience life to its fullest.

Our Vision

We believe having access to secure travel opportunities, plays a crucial role in each person’s quality of life. Travel promotes individual growth by enhancing social inclusion, providing learning opportunities and strengthening self-confidence.

Our Values

Our trip leaders all have a residential services background and are able to provide the best possible care to support your needs. Each trip provides the traveler opportunities to learn about the world while enhancing independence and self-confidence. Our trips are designed to promote individuality and create a unique experience for each traveler.

For more detailed trip information please contact Ann Martinka at 877-345-8599 or amartinka@hammer.org
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