Category Archives: Local Activities

JoaniesDiner

Drive-In and Dine-In on Staycation

The key to planning a great staycation isn’t spending a lot of money or doing something extravagant. The best staycation is planned by employing a little creativity and seeking out the unexpected. Most people enjoy movies, but few are able to go to an authentic, old school drive-in. Coleman’s Motor-Vu Drive-In is one the last remaining drive-in theaters in the country, and it’s been around since 1947. If watching films is your thing and you want to make your staycation special, try catching a flick, grabbing a bite to eat, and then spending the weekend at the Logan Anniversary Inn’s Joanie’s Diner suite. Continue reading

HayloftSuiteBoise

A Patriotic Staycation

The Fourth of July is a prime time to explore the town and celebrate our country’s storied history. To enjoy the summer weather and get the most out of your time off, forget about traveling out of town this Fourth of July. Instead, have fun at the city’s many events, marvel at the festive fireworks show, and book a few days at the Anniversary Inn’s fantastic Hayloft Suite. Continue reading

LakePowellLogan

A Staycation on the Lake

Summer often inspires people to travel to a place where they can venture into the water, explore nature, and fully enjoy the sunny weather. Fortunately for those in Utah, you don’t have to go far to experience all of this and more. Logan is host to a wealth of natural sights and attractions, including Hyrum State Park. Combine a visit there with a weekend stay at the Anniversary Inn’s Lake Powell Suite and you’re guaranteed to have an amazing staycation. Continue reading

CapitalRetreat

A Staycation, Presidential Style

Creating the perfect staycation doesn’t always mean finding a nearby resort or theme park. Those who enjoy sightseeing, historical buildings, and museums know that touring landmarks can be a wonderful way to have a memorable time — who says learning can’t be fun? If this type of staycation is up your alley, try going to the Utah State Capitol in Salt Lake City. Pairing this activity with a stay at the Anniversary Inn’s stately Capitol Retreat will not only be fun, but provide the ideal setting for rest and relaxation. Continue reading

CountryGardenSuite

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