Try a Spa “Daycation” at Vail’s The Sonnenalp

The Sonnenalp Hotel in Vail Village, Colorado has created a locals only experience so guests can enjoy the day the Sonnenalp way. For daycation reservations please contact 970-479-5404 or email spa@sonnenalp.com. My family has visited this amazing place, and we absolutely LOVED our time here.  You can see more about The Sonnenalp in my article I wrote for TravelingMom:  Sonnenalp Hotel - A European Getaway in Colorado. The Sonnenalp Daycation $275 50 Minute Spa Treatment 10 Minute Oxygen Bar Treatment Lunch at the Bully Ranch (alcohol not included) Daypass for the indoor/outdoor pool, steam rooms, sauna, whirlpools and solarium PHOTOS The Sonnenalp Daycation Experience   Your pampered day at Vail's The Sonnenalp Hotel Spa will include the following: Spa Treatment One 50 minute spa treatment from the Sonnenalp Spa. Full spa menu here. Top choices include:  Head and Toes Thai Poultice Massage - Indulge in this warm herbal compress massage based on … [Read more...]

Easy Family Hike in Vail, Colorado

Nestled in a valley, conveniently located right along Colorado's I-70, is the high altitude mountain town of Vail. In the winter, people flock here from all over the world for the epic skiing. But summer in Vail has it's charms too, including numerous hiking trails which offer the opportunity to enjoy the breathtaking alpine beauty in a warm weather season (my personal preference over cold and snow!) Vail has done an excellent job of offering hiking information for the area - including trail maps, hiking trail descriptions, and directions on how to find the trailheads.  You can even download a copy of the Vail Hiking Guide, which is what my family used on our recent hiking expedition in the area. Easy Family Hike in Vail, Colorado We had a late start, so selected a shorter trail.  I loved how easy it was to find (literally 2 minutes from the interstate exit), and it turned out to be a fun and easy family hike:  Trapper's Run. This spring and summer Colorado has … [Read more...]