All posts by Jessica Garrett

Jessica Rose Garrett earned a Master's Degree in Art History from Columbia University. After living in New York City, she returned to Utah with a passion for city life and desire to explore all Salt Lake has to offer. Whether you live in Salt Lake, Logan, or Boise, or happen to be passing through, read about her suggestions for the perfect anniversary or staycation here on the Anniversary Inn blog and make your "time on the town" memorable.
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A Beautiful Garden Staycation

The arrival of spring brings gorgeous flowers and ample opportunity to enjoy the outdoors at its most lush and beautiful state. If you’re planning a staycation, consider incorporating the beauty of nature to create a relaxing, rejuvenating getaway. A visit to the Idaho Botanical Garden in Boise will provide a fun day filled with walks among the blooms and the chance to attend exciting events. Pair this with a stay at the Anniversary Inn’s Country Garden Suite and you’ve got the perfect springtime staycation. Continue reading

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A Staycation for Book Lovers

Books have the power to truly transport our lives, if only temporarily, and provide the imagination a thrilling experience like no other. You won’t find many communities more passionate and active than book lovers, and a literary tour can make for an exciting staycation. If browsing a lively independent bookstore and enjoying the company of fellow literary lovers if your idea of a fun, relaxing time, you should make a trip to Salt Lake City’s Weller Book Works part of your next getaway. Combined with a reservation at the Anniversary Inn’s Savannah Nights Suite, it can be the staycation of a book lover’s dreams. Continue reading

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Go to Europe…on Staycation

A European vacation filled with fabulous art, great food, and luxurious suites is many people’s idea of a perfect getaway. If you want to get the same feeling without splurging or taking weeks off work, try planning your own cultured staycation. After a trip to Logan’s Nora Eccles Museum of Art and a night in the Anniversary Inn’s European Honeymoon Suite, you’ll feel like you’ve had a cosmopolitan adventure. Continue reading

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A Staycation on the Water

While some people hear the word “staycation” and envision a local spa, museum tour, or indoor entertainment, nature lovers and those who relish being active in the outdoors have a different idea of what makes a great vacation. If you’d like a lively way to get refreshed and unwind on your next staycation, try a trek to Lost Lake in Boise followed by a stay at the Anniversary Inn’s Lighthouse Suite. Continue reading

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A Bouncing, Swinging Staycation

Taking a staycation this spring is the perfect way to add a bit of adventure and excitement to your ordinary routine. As the weather warms up, it can be a challenge to find activities that are family friendly, enjoyable by parents and children, and affordable. Two Boise options include visiting Jump Time, an awesome indoor trampoline center, and having a stay at the Anniversary Inn’s Treasure Island Suite. Continue reading