For the Weekend – Five Perfect Spa Getaways
Finding a reprieve from the humdrum of our daily lives doesn’t always have to look like a week-long trip. In fact, we encourage you to embrace the weekend getaway! The following vacation spots are spread across the United States and offer the kind of pick-me-up that is sure to get you through the work week.
Willows Lodge - Washington
Located in the northwest by way of Woodinville, Washington is the splendor of Willows Lodge. This beautiful, modern lodge just outside of Seattle has been called a Pacific Northwest oasis–and oh, how it is! Not only do they offer meal options paired with the finest wines from around the globe at The Barking Frog Restaurant.
To enjoy more scenic surroundings, take a stroll through the captivating gardens and during the evening, head over to the fireside lounge to unwind from the day.
Offering an assortment of treatments, The Spa is a must-visit. Try the Red Carpet Facial or level up with the Aromatic Thai Herbal Ball massage–heated herbal balls are used to massage, relieve muscle pain, joint discomfort, and overall tension. This blend of Swedish Effleurage, Thai massage, and hot stone massage, aims for complete satisfaction and restoration.
Buttermilk Falls - New York
Northeast residents, take a drive or short flight to Buttermilk Falls located in Milton, New York. This secluded area is made for optimal recharging. Boasting a quaint bed-and-breakfast aesthetic, visitors can stay in one of their historic buildings. Shed your stress away at their spa, or check out Millstone Farm. Located across from the breathtaking Swan Pond, you’ll find a flurry of friendly peacocks at their animal rescue sanctuary. Additionally, a full organic experience awaits you at the onside orchards, the Kitchen Garden, and livestock barn. If you get hungry, Henry’s Restaurant at the Farm uses fresh produce and fresh eggs to create culinary masterpieces. Attention pet parents: This locale offers pet-friendly lodges!
Mansion on Forsyth Park - Georgia
Down by the southern coast is Mansion on Forsyth Park, an elevated experience replete with charm. Their spa services are water-inspired and they also offer a wide array of cooking classes meant to cater to particular food preferences. Further expand this culinary ride by also trying out fresh, coastal dishes before immersing yourself in the local culture beyond the Mansion walls. For ambient music and cocktails visit Bösendorfer Lounge or take a stroll through the nearby art gallery. Beyond the Mansion walls.
Sage Hill Inn and Spa - Texas
Southcentral residents won’t want to miss out on Sage Hill Inn and Spa, located a short and scenic drive outside of America’s most delightfully “weird” city, Austin, Texas. Offering all the bed-and-breakfast feels, this luxury resort is a hidden gem. Reinvigorate at the Garden Spa before indulging in a three course meal made with quality ingredients, one hundred percent farm-to-table. The menu is carefully curated and items are paired with some of the best local wines. Add to this full sensory experience by hiking, swimming in the natural pool and waterfall, and riding horseback.
Boulders Resort and Spa - Arizona
Making our way toward the desert, we have Boulders Resort and Spa in Scottsdale, Arizona. This desert-to-table offers six different dining opportunities on site with each dining space unique, but styled around particular elements of Southwestern cuisine. Their massive 33,000 square-foot spa offers gorgeous views of the ancient boulders that rise from the landscape. Try the clay massage or meditative trek around the organic garden and labyrinth to engage in the kind of grounding only nature can offer.