National Plan for Vacation Day is coming up on January 25. This annual holiday created by U.S. Travel Association is celebrated to encourage Americans to commit all their PTO for the year ahead and provide inspiration as they plan how to spend them. 

If you’re looking to commune with nature, and hiking, biking, climbing, swimming, kayaking, and other outdoor activities are part of your idea of a great vacation, you’ll want to check out the below Sonesta destinations. At these hotels, you’ll be surrounded by opportunities to enjoy the great outdoors, while also enjoying comfortable guest rooms and plenty of relaxation.

These Sonesta hotels are begging to spend your PTO. Save up to 15% when you book at least 7 days ahead of your arrival. Learn more and book now.

Sonesta Denver Downtown

The Mile High City is breathtaking in many ways, and the best way to see it is from Sonesta Denver Downtown. Colorado is known for its natural beauty, and no matter what season you visit in, you’ll find fun ways to stay fit and get fresh air in and around the city, from skiing, hiking, and biking, to garden tours, and more. Add Denver Botanical Garden and City Park to your itinerary when you visit.

Sonesta Bee Cave Austin

Surrounded by Texas Hill Country, Sonesta Bee Cave Austin offers a running/walking trail right on the property, and an outdoor pool not-to-be-missed. In close proximity you’ll find plenty of opportunities to enjoy outdoor fun, including swimming and hiking at Hamilton Pool Preserve and all of the activities that Lake Travis has to offer, including sailing, ziplining, tubing, boat rentals, and more. For an easy and beautiful walk near the hotel, check out Bee Cave Sculpture Park.

Sonesta Suites Scottsdale Gainey Ranch

Our desert oasis in Scottsdale tempts you to spend your entire stay outside, with its gorgeous outdoor pool and lounge areas, and with its spectacular location; the Sonoran Desert is right outside the door. There are over 400 miles of well-maintained hiking trails and 200 golf courses in the area, giving ample opportunities to get moving. If you love adventure, you’ll find hot air ballooning, rock climbing, and target shooting, in addition to many other outdoor activities.

Read more in our Plan For Vacation Day blog series, and start planning your next getaway!

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