ST. GEORGE, UTAH — Micro trips have emerged as one of the leading travel trends for 2019, with over 60 percent of Americans planning to take at least one weekend getaway this year and more than 40 percent planning multiple micro trips. Red Mountain Resort, a premier wellness and adventure destination in St. George, Utah, invites travelers to maximize the micro trip with a bursting calendar of fitness and wellness classes, adventure excursions and spa offerings.
Conveniently located just two-hours from Las Vegas, Red Mountain Resort is a quick and easy weekend getaway for nearby cities in Utah, Arizona, California and more. Red Mountain Resort’s ideal location paired with its variety of programming, make it easy to pack a week’s worth of activities in just two days.
“Our goal at Red Mountain Resort is to offer guests a personalized and transformative experience, no matter the length of stay,” shares Tracey Welsh, General Manager, Red Mountain Resort. “The continued development of our daily activity calendar allows guests to choose from a wide range of programming – from cooking demonstrations, hiking, astrology and more – to create customized travel itineraries that fit into a shorter time frame.”
A full lineup of offerings can be viewed on the resort’s Events Calendar. See below for a few highlights.
Snow Canyon E-Bike Adventure – The perfect way to explore the beauty of Snow Canyon, bike riders can choose their difficulty level by utilizing an electric pedal assist. Gliding through the red stone and white sand of the dramatic desert vista, the E-Bike tour is a thrilling outdoor adventure that can be customized to meet the needs of each guest – no matter their skill level.
Stargazing – Offered weekly, the resort’s stargazing puts the beauty of the desert sky on full display. Guests can use telescopes to see moons, nebulas and planets, while learning general astronomy information. Stargazing is complimentary for guests on Red Mountain’s inclusive retreats.
Canyoneering/Rock Climbing/Rappelling – For adrenaline seekers, the resort’s rock climbing, sunset rappelling and canyoneering offerings make adventure programming easily accessible for the weekend guest. Each led by an expert guide, these excursions allow guests to explore Utah’s famous red rock country from one-of-a-kind vantage points. Coordinated entirely by the resort, all guests need to bring is a sense of adventure.
Yoga in Snow Canyon – Guests can combine the stunning landscape of Snow Canyon State Park with their yoga practice in this one-of-a-kind offering at Red Mountain Resort. Taking place among the red rock cliffs, brilliant blue skies and petrified sand dunes, the serene and beautiful location calms the mind and body.
The Red Mountain Revitalizer – The resort’s signature spa treatment allows guests to cleanse the body and prepare for their self-care journey. Beginning with a smoothing sugar scrub to wash away the old, the Red Mountain Revitalizer ends with a full body and scalp massage beneath a warm Vichy shower to nourish the new. This treatment is a great complement to a quick weekend getaway to leave rejuvenated and refreshed.
Guest Presenters – Red Mountain Resort features a rotating lineup of guest presenters, each bringing their expertise to the resort. Upcoming seminars include Leslie McGuirk’s All About Mercury (April 18-22); Andrea Hanson’s Holistic Energy Healing (May 2-6); and Ilana Levitt’s Women’s Empowerment Series (May 9-13).
The bestselling Essential Retreat includes daily guided hikes, healthy life and fitness classes, three healthy, gourmet meals a day and personal discovery seminars. Rates start at $335 per person, per night. Guests can upgrade to the Ultimate Essential Retreat and take advantage of the Sagestone Spa and the many offered excursions with an included $150 credit per person, per night in addition to the Essential Retreat’s offerings.
About Red Mountain Resort
Nestled in Southwestern Utah’s red rock bluffs, Red Mountain Resort is a one-of-a-kind active destination retreat, inspiring guests to pursue health, wellness, balance and joy. With one of the country’s most breathtaking natural settings as its backdrop, the resort features a comprehensive selection of fitness classes and programs, outdoor and hiking adventures, nutritious cuisine and personal discovery seminars. The award-winning Sagestone Spa & Salon provides an array of unique spa services. Red Mountain Resort is conveniently located 30 minutes from St. George Municipal Airport and two hours from Las Vegas McCarran International Airport, allowing visitors an easy commute. For reservations and information, call toll-free at 877.246.HIKE, or visit RedMountainResort.com.