• Beyond the Border: The Heartland Spa & Fitness Resort

     
    FROM THE Fall 2015 ISSUE
     

    The spa and fitness center moves north.

The Heartland Spa & Fitness Resort is now headed north. Originally opened in 1983 in Gilman, the spa has now relocated to Bella Vista Suites in the resort town of Lake Geneva, Wisconsin. The boutique-style hotel focused on wellness retreats has 39 units, and each room has a private Jacuzzi for guests to enjoy. A short drive from Chicago, the Heartland Spa offers guest services that are centered on creating healthier lifestyles. With packages that include one-, two-, three-, five- and seven-night inclusive stays (or a oneday option with no room stay), options include fitness classes, deliciously healthy meals and relaxing spa treatments like Reiki and acupuncture. Guests can enjoy group classes and wellness experiences and learn from health experts in a beautiful and soothing environment. 

Located in the heart of the Fort Worth Stockyards National Historic District, Hotel Drover, an award-winning Autograph Collection Hotel by Marriott, focuses on simple pleasures and genuine hospitality. Kick-off your boots and stay awhile with 200 rustic-luxe rooms and suites. When ready, grab a hand-crafted cocktail or cold beer and wander outside to The Backyard at Hotel Drover, an outdoor oasis, with creekside seating, outdoor games, and seasonal live music.

 

In 1927, Hilton Hotels founder Conrad Hilton said, "Abilene, Texas will be well prepared to handle large conventions and please the most fastidious visitor." Nearly 95 years later, Abilene has fulfilled this vision and is excited to welcome back the Hilton family of hotels in the heart of Downtown Abilene with a recently announced DoubleTree by Hilton.

 

Temperatures are starting to dip in Seattle, but if you want to get in one last outdoor gathering before winter, consider The Rooftop at WeWork Cap Hill. Located on the penthouse level on 11th Avenue near Seattle’s storied Pine and Pike Streets, the space offers inviting landscapes and spectacular views of the surrounding mountains. Capacity: 74.  Bring sweaters and scarves!