Category Archives: Local Activities

MysteriesofEgypt

A Historic Staycation

Getaways to historical places create experiences you’ll remember for a lifetime. However, such getaways take a significant amount of money, time, and planning. If you long for a vacation that combines history with relaxation and fun, you don’t have to leave the country. A trip to the Natural History Museum of Utah and a stay at the Anniversary Inn’s Mysteries of Egypt suite will cure your curiosity and wanderlust. Continue reading

LostinSpace

A Staycation in Space

Have you ever wondered what it would be like to venture into space? While scientists and innovative entrepreneurs are working on making space travel for leisure a possibility, there’s plenty of things you can do right at home. The Ott Planetarium is an excellent budget-friendly place to go if astronomy is your thing. Cap off your weekend by relaxing in a very special suite at the Anniversary Inn, and you’ll have an incredibly awesome space themed staycation. Continue reading

FireandIceBoise

Escape the Heat – go on a Staycation

Summer may be winding down, but it’s still plenty hot outside. If you’re trying to sneak in one last getaway before the season ends, plan a staycation in town and enjoy some of the area’s best gems. There are few better ways to beat the heat than having a soda fountain treat, and Goody’s in Boise offers some of the best. To top off your weekend and make your staycation truly memorable, check into the Anniversary Inn’s Fire and Ice suite. Continue reading

JungleSafariSuite

A Wild Staycation in the Jungle

Going on a safari can provide the adventure of a lifetime, but it also costs a bundle. If you’d like to enjoy the sights and sounds of nature, see incredible animals, and take some time off to relax and unwind, you don’t have to head to a faraway locale. Instead, take advantage of all the wildlife Salt Lake City has to offer at the renown and beloved Hogle Zoo. Paired with a stay at the 5th  South Anniversary Inn’s exotic Jungle Safari suite, you’ll have a wild time that you’ll remember for years to come. Continue reading

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