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 Rockin’ Staycation in Boise

Planning a staycation in Boise means you have tons of entertainment options to choose from. Music lovers will find that the summertime provides ample opportunity to catch great live performances, especially at the Idaho Botanical Gardens. A weekend of outdoor concerts combined with a stay at the Anniversary Inn’s Biker Roadhouse suite will make an awesome staycation that you’ll talk about for years to come. Continue reading

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Go on a Safari…while on Staycation

An exotic vacation on safari would be an amazing adventure, especially for families and couple who love animals and the outdoors. There is just one problem: it’s a huge task and an enormous expense to go on safari overseas. The solution? A creatively planned staycation that combines all of the exciting elements of a safari with the comforts of home. A trip to the Willow Park Zoo in Logan and a night at the Anniversary Inn’s incredible African Safari Suite can be just the thing to satisfy your wanderlust. Continue reading

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A Staycation in the Wild West

There are many things you can do to fill your staycation with fun activities, especially in the Salt Lake City area. If you’re looking for a mix of entertainment, sightseeing, and a bit of education, This Is The Place Heritage Park is an ideal way to spend the day. Pairing your trip to the park with a stay in the 5th South Anniversary Inn’s Wild West Suite will make for a very memorable themed getaway. Continue reading

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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