Utah is a western state in USA known for its beautiful landscape, rich cultural heritage and wonderful culinary scene. Something that really draws tourists to Utah is the abundance of national forests and state parks within the area. Outdoor enthusiasts have the chance to spend their time outside hiking in the mountain ranges or indulging in some of their favourite water sports, such as rafting and kayaking. Besides the outdoor activities, there are also museums, galleries and shopping malls for you to shop your heart out. Utah is definitely a great vacation spot for anyone! If you are planning on a trip to this state, check this article out for some of the best staycation spots in Utah, USA!
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For a refreshing stay in Salt Lake City’s downtown district, take a little break at Grand America Hotel. This deluxe hotel provides you with the relaxation you need with its full-service spa, hot tub, and sauna. What’s more, you’ll get to soak in two distinct heated pools. There is a seasonally open outdoor pool with a shallow end as well as a year-round indoor pool to enjoy. To catch up on your workout routine, you can always hit the on-site gym.
As for the elegant rooms and suites, each is fitted with a flat-screen TV, free WiFi, a marble bathroom, and a balcony. The three restaurants will surely delight you with their delectable European and American fares.
Those who want to take a break at the rugged foothills of Utah have Sundance Mountain Resort as an excellent retreat. Besides the sweeping views, this property will also have you feasting on good food as it features two in-house restaurants and a bar hosting live music every weekend. Your senses will be equally pampered in the spa and wellness centre offering a broad range of massages and yoga classes.
While every room here is equipped with free WiFi and plush bedding, nothing beats a stay at one of its suites that come with a fireplace, well-fitted kitchen, and patio overlooking the mountains. Your fur babies can tag along too since the resort is pet friendly.
The Best Western PLUS Canyonlands Inn is located in Moab city centre. Besides its convenience, most of the rooms are also cosily equipped with a plasma screen television, carpet and a bathtub. The hot tub, outdoor pool and fitness centre are also accessible during the day, so guests will definitely enjoy a comfortable stay in this property. If you are up for an adventure in nature, Arches National Park is only 12 kilometres (7.5 miles) away!
Located in Hurricane, Comfort Inn & Suites offers simple, minimalistic rooms that caters to travellers who are looking for a nice and cosy place to stay during their trip. Besides an indoor pool and fitness centre, the hotel also features a lounge, spa and wellness centre to ensure that guests have a full-on enjoyable holiday experience during their stay. There is also a daily buffet or American breakfast provided for guests.
Situated in Hurricane, Clarion Inn & Suites Hurricane offers affordable accommodation. Equipped with a swimming pool and a fitness centre, you can be sure to get a great workout in, even during your vacation. Rooms are connected to a private bathroom.
There is a supermarket just 1.6 kilometres (1 mile) away from the hotel and, since a microwave is accessible to all guests, you won’t have to travel too far for a meal if you are tired. If you have some extra time, you can also take a leisurely stroll in Sand Hollow, just 4.8 kilometres (3 miles) from the property.
The St. Regis Deer Valley is located in Deer Valley and offers a cosy accommodation for guests on a vacation in the area. This luxurious hotel provides guests with all the facilities they need for a comfortable and luxe vacation. They have a hot tub and a sauna for guests to relax in after a long day. The modern rooms are also equipped with a plasma screen television, private bathroom, a desk and a minibar. Visit during the winter and you can even get a scenic view of the snow-covered pine trees, right in front of you!
The Best Western Plus CottonTree Inn is located in Sandy and is one of the best accommodation choices if you are visiting the city, as it is only a 20-minute drive from downtown. The property is also conveniently located near some of the must-visit landmarks of the region.
Rooms feature wooden furniture and large windows that bring in the natural sunlight in the morning. Guests definitely won’t want to miss out on the home-cooked breakfast, featuring eggs, waffles and potatoes, that the Best Western Plus CottonTree Inn is known for.
The Days Inn by Wyndham Moab is located in the city centre and it offers affordable accommodation and a comfortable vacation experience to all travellers. You’ll find basic amenities here, such as a hairdryer, cable television and a work desk.
This property is a great find for business travellers or guests who are working during their vacation. Arches National Park is a convenient 10-minute drive from the accommodation. If you want to enjoy one of the best local experiences, you can also visit the Moab Farmers Market, situated about 300 metres (984.3 feet) away from the property.
With 381 beautifully furnished rooms, an on-site restaurant and a bar, the Radisson Hotel Salt Lake City Downtown is definitely one of the best choices if you are planning on a vacation to Salt Lake City. You’ll only be a short distance from nearby attractions, such as the Salt Lake Art Center and the Tabernacle, all less than a kilometre (0.6 miles) away from the property! The hotel is also well-equipped with a fitness centre, indoor pool and a hot tub for those who want to get their workout in.
The Hampton Inn Salt Lake City/Sandy is a great accommodation choice for guests and travellers who are into skiing since they are located near the various ski resorts in the area. For those who just want to take a break and relax on their vacation, you’ll be pleased to find a hot tub and an indoor pool on the premises. Craving a barbecue with your friends? Good news, because and there are barbecue facilities provided for guests. And, if you want to shop for barbecue ingredients, Target is only a kilometre (0.6 miles) away.
Located in Salt Lake City, the capital of Utah, Hotel RL Salt Lake City is a modern hotel that houses a massive 393 rooms. It is only 8 kilometres (5 miles) from the Salt Lake City International Airport and the hotel goes all out by providing airport transfers to their guests. This property is conveniently located near attractions such as the Salt Lake City and County Building and the CLA Cars International Antique Auto Museum of Utah.
Little America Hotel Salt Lake City is conveniently located in the city centre and features over 850 rooms! The rooms are decorated with rustic and vintage-looking furniture to give guests a cosy home away from home experience. There are also both indoor and outdoor swimming pools that are easily accessible to hotel guests. If you are looking to shop your heart out, this properly is only about a kilometre (0.6 miles) away from City Creek Center, the most well-known shopping area in Salt Lake City!
Experience the beauty of Utah
With so many different awesome accommodation choices available in Utah, you’re bound to find a suitable one that fits your needs and budget. It is also a city with varying views throughout the different seasons, so you’ll be able to experience the beauty of the city at any time of year. The hotels in this list are popular because of their splendid location, great services and amenities. However, they might fill up fast so it would be wise to book your accommodation in advance before your trip!
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