As temperature begin to reach freezing, there is nothing better than the healing waters of mineral hot springs. Let this be your hot springs and spas guide for the new year! Whether you are sore from a day out on the slopes or you’ve just had a long week, the mineral water in nearby springs can be just what you need.
The First featured location where you can enjoy a day of relaxation is the scenic David Walley’s, Hot Springs. Located in the magnificent Sierra Foothills, this is one of Genoa’s main attractions. If you are looking for a quiet getaway, David Walley’s is the place to be! Complete with a full-scale resort, this Nevada retreat is the perfect combination of tranquility and beauty. There are five natural mineral pools, sauna, and steam rooms to accommodate different needs. Heated by geothermal groundwater, these pools are steamy all year long.
The next featured spot is the beautiful Sierra Hot Springs. Located just 30-minute from the North Shore, this remote area is the perfect place to kick back and relax. The Sierra Hot Springs a historic landmark which makes this a unique setting. Much like David Walley’s this location is also complete with a lodge for a delightful weekend getaway. This geothermal treasure has been utilized for nearly 150 years and will continue to be a desired location for years to come! Here, the spring water is calm and soothing to help ease any stress you might have. The 24hr pools are truly a must visit site.
Another nearby geo-gem is the Grover Hot Springs. This wonderful hot spring/ pool setting is the perfect place for the whole family! Just a short 30-minute drive from Christmas Valley, this is the ultimate place to take a dip. The Grover Hot Springs State Park is located right off of Highway 89. Unlike the other two option, this location offers a low-cost entry fee for both adults and youth. This location is the perfect place for some affordable relaxing fun! The Grover Hot Springs offer the best deal in the area while supporting California state parks. High in Alpine County, the springs are situated in a 700-acre forest that surrounds you!
last but not least is the Steamboat Hot Springs Healing Center and Spa! This unique geothermal wonder is more than just your average hot spring! Just South of Reno, on old highway 395, this location is the perfect getaway on those cold winter nights. This state registered landmark has been in use for many generations and will be for many more to come. Because this is a designated historical site, these hot springs have a rich history that tells a story in itself. As early as the 1800’s, natives of the land and travelers passing through would come to use the springs and take advantage of their healing properties. Steamboat Hot Springs also has a wonderful alternative health treatment center that provides services such as aromatherapy, massages, facials, detoxifying mud wraps, light therapy, energetic healing and much more.
Be sure to make the most out of the new year and soak it up at one of these featured hot springs! By taking the time to kick back and relax you will be able to reduce stress and live a healthier life.