Category Archives: Local Activities

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

SavannahNights

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

EuropeanSuite

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

CountryGarden

Taking in the Tulips on Staycation

Of all the flowers that bloom in Utah, tulips are one of the most popular. They’re gorgeous, can be seen in a rainbow of colors, and look stunning when gathered in large displays. If you enjoy flowers — especially tulips — and are looking to have a relaxing spring staycation, head to the Annual Tulip Festival at Thanksgiving Point. To make your time even more memorable, pair the outing with a stay at the Anniversary Inn’s Country Garden Suite. Continue reading

TreasureIsland

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