Winter retreats can be as relaxing and enjoyable as those taken during the warmer months, as long as you choose a locale that has plenty to offer. The oft-messy weather does not mean you have to spend your vacation chilled, however, unless that is your goal. Here are five reasons you should stay at the Grand Sierra Resort this winter.
- Spa Escape
Escape the rough conditions of winter by booking a getaway at the spa and fitness center. You can rejuvenate at their full-service facility with body wraps, massages, and facials, amongst other options. Choose a full package for ultimate pampering.
- Ski and Snowboard
If you equate winter with being outdoors and on the slopes, then you’ll be happy to know the region averages over 500 annual inches of snow. There are 12 ski and snowboard resorts that are easily accessible nearby. In fact, you can even find yourself on slopes that boast Olympic fame, as Squaw Valley once played host to the winter games. Whether you are an amateur just getting the hang of the sport or a veteran looking for challenging terrain, you easily find trails that are right for your skill level.
- Bowling Center
The lanes on the road might be messy, but the lanes in the bowling center are clear and ready for fun. In addition to having 50 lanes that offer computerized scoring, professional instruction is also available. Check out the center on a weekend night and you’ll be privy to cosmic bowling, which includes a lights-out environment and glow-in-the-dark balls, walls and flooring. To keep your energy up while getting strike after strike, the Spare Time snack bar provides plenty of eats while the bar serves up adult beverages that can be enjoyed while your party has a friendly game of billiards on one of the nearby pool tables.
- Grand Theatre
If you prefer a thriving nightlife, you will find plenty of evening entertainment without having to leave the warmth convenience of the resort. The large, on-site theater presents show in the realms of music, sports, dancing, and even culinary arts and science. You will find classic entertainment here as well as contemporary acts. Sink into the wide, luxury seats in the recently renovated space and enjoy the fact that there is not a bad view in the house.
For a full-fledged recreational center, FunQuest is accessible just a few floors away. In the 40,000-square foot space, you can lose yourself in well over a hundred video and arcade games, play laser tag, or ride a mechanical bull. Multi-story climbing structures and bounce houses are available for the little ones. Are you looking to get competitive with a few friends or family members? Battlefield LIVE allows you to take part in more action adventure than if you were to simulate a Tom Cruise flick.
Grand Sierra Resort is an ideal way to spend a few days during the winter months tapping into your easy-going side and refreshing your spirit. Whether you want to stay cozy indoors or get out and tackle the slopes, there are
Grand Sierra Resort, November 2006 a plethora of entertainment and activities waiting for you.