Last-Minute Labor Day Getaways
Summer is rapidly drawing to a close. But there’s still time to plan your last-minute Labor Day getaways! We’ve rounded up a few of your best options below, from the Pacific Northwest to the beaches of Mexico.
Denver City Escape
With a myriad of activities to experience in and round Denver, Le Méridien + AC Hotel Denver Downtown is the place to stay. Hotel guests can take advantage of the hotel’s UNLOCK Denver program by showing their room key card to receive perks throughout the city such as access to the Clyfford Still Museum, cider tastings at Colorado Cider company, wine tasting at Infinite Monkey Theorem, two-hour complimentary bike rentals and much more. And did we mention that Le Méridien Denver Downtown is home to Denver’s highest open-air rooftop bar, 54thirty Rooftop? Make sure to stop by and order #Thatviewthough.
Rocky Mountain Getaway
The only thing that could make a late-summer getaway to Rocky Mountain National Park any better? Staying at YMCA of the Rockies. Located just outside of the park, YMCA of the Rockies offers lodge and cabin-style accommodations for groups of all sizes. Better yet, the Y provides guests access to a number of outdoor adventures including horseback riding, rock climbing, whitewater rafting, fishing, archery and much more.
Central California Wine Weekend
Nestled directly between Los Angeles and San Francisco, SLO CAL is a Central Coast gem boasting more than 250 wineries spread among two major wine grape-growing regions—Paso Robles and the San Luis Obispo wine country. More than 40 wine grape varieties grow in SLO CAL, producing internationally acclaimed wines that can be sampled at more than 100 tasting rooms, each with its own character and vibe. Designated wine trails and clustered tasting rooms make it easy to explore SLO CAL’s wineries, whether for an afternoon or a Labor Day weekend of tasting.
Pacific Northwest Retreat
With the natural beauty of the spectacular Northwest region as a backdrop, Sunriver Resort delivers a variety of activities that allow guests to feel like they are back in summer camp. Guests can enjoy a splash at The Cove pool, go biking on over 40 miles of paved trails, soak in a whirlpool under the stars, or get closer to their favorite constellation in the state-of-the-art Sunriver Observatory. From trail rides out of Sunriver Resort’s own Stables to raft float trips down the Deschutes River, Sunriver something to inspire everyone this Labor Day Weekend.
Colorado Swim & Stay
Just opened in December 2018, Gaylord Rockies is Colorado’s largest combined resort and convention center and boasts 1,501 guest rooms; 22,000-square-feet of aquatic experiences including the indoor and outdoor pools, lazy river and three waterslides; miniature golf; bike rentals; eight dining options; and the state’s largest television screen outside of a sports complex. Take a splash in Gaylord’s 22,000-square-feet of aquatic experience including the indoor and outdoor pools and lazy river with their Swim & Stay Package that has been extended through September.
All-Inclusive Mexico Adventures
A quick flight from many major U.S. cities, Mexico is an easy escape for travelers looking for a tropical Labor Day getaway. With several properties located throughout Mexico, Occidental Hotels + Resorts is the place to stay. Not only do the resorts provide guests with an all-inclusive stay, but they also take the hassle out of planning adventures such as scuba diving, exploring ancient Mayan ruins, sailing and more.