I know there are many pros to going to a writing retreat, not the least of which is interacting with the faculty. Many writers rave about the Highlights for Children Workshops for the lovely setting and rustic cabins with good food.
This is Highlights' rustic cabin:
But this is my "rustic cabin":
Hmmm, maybe I should offer workshops here? :)
"I may not have gone where I intended to go, but I think I have ended up where I needed to be." ~ Douglas Adams