Gotta get those steps in? It’s easy at these seven hotels whose fitness offerings reach beyond the boring walls of the hotel gym.
Los Angeles, California
For movie buffs and the pop culture-obsessed, head out with General Manager Ed Virtue as part of his “Adventures with the GM” program. With new GoPros and Garmins in tow, guests will be led on urban hikes to iconic sites like the M*A*S*H* filming site in Malibu, the Hollywood Sign and the bat cave from the 1950’s Batman.
Discover the beauty of Portland at River’s Edge, which overlooks the Willamette River and is located on the Willamette Greenway Trail. When headed north, the trail leads to Downtown Portland/Washington Park or venture south to Willamette Park and Portland Kayak Company, where River’s Edge guests can score discounted kayak rentals.
Park City, Utah
Situated less than five minutes from Park City’s celebrated Main Street, Montage Deer Valley provides the perfect location for those looking to explore. From hiking and mountain biking, to golf, outdoor concerts and fly-fishing, there’s plenty of opportunities to stay active in this alpine oasis. The resort even offers group fitness classes and on-site nutritional counselors so you can reach those 10,000 steps both at and away from the hotel.
With its new collaboration with Seattle-based Brooks Running Company, Edgewater Hotel is giving guests a reason to lace up their shoes and hit the trails. In fact, the hotel is providing complimentary running shoe rentals and urban and hiking trail maps. With its prime location on the edge of Pier 67, the hotel is in walking distance of downtown with views of the Olympic Mountains, Elliott Bay and the stunning Northwest Sky.
San Francisco, California
Guests of Hotel Bijou can explore the lesser-known sights of San Francisco plus a brand new renovation, scheduled for completion this August. The hotel is partnering with fitness instructors to lead active guests in workouts around the city, a perfect alternative to a boring hotel gym.
Palm Springs, California
Recently debuting a slick new look in December, the boutique hotel gives guests the opportunity to hike the world’s largest fan palm oasis in Palm Canyon, the tranquil and intimate Andreas Canyon and the wandering Murray Canyon. For a refreshing finish to a long hike, opt for Tahquitz Canyon, which features a 40-foot waterfall upon completion. Afterwards, retreat back to the hotel and hole up at Melvyn’s Restaurant, a Palm Springs institution and former Rat Pack hangout.
San Francisco, California
For high-tech fitness choices, Stanford Court has plenty to keep guests moving. It not only has a brand new 24-hour fitness center with Peloton bikes and Kinima.fit virtual personal training, but they also offer guests a curated high-tech walking tour of Nob Hill and Chinatown. Or jump on one of the on-site New Albion bicycles and head out with a custom bike map.