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When that Go Go's "Vacation" song keeps running through your head, "Vacation, all I ever wanted, Vacation, had to get away," you know you need a break from the stresses of day-to-day life. But it's winter 2021, and although some had high hopes for the "all clear" to take off on adventures with their spouse or family, health experts are holding up the caution sign when it comes to air travel, cruises and prolonged trips during the continued COVID-19 pandemic. So what's a person to do?
A spontaneous staycation might be just the ticket for providing a much needed mental and physical break. If you have a weekend or a few days off and don't want to spend hours driving to your destination, consider staying close and taking a fun break at a local destination such as Station Park, the popular shopping, dining, and entertainment hub in Farmington.
A staycation in Farmington? Absolutely! The growing community in Davis County is central to ski resorts along the Wasatch Front, Lagoon Amusement Park, Antelope Island State Park, and the George S. and the Dolores Doré Eccles Wildlife Education Center at Farmington Bay, among others.
Gracious hotel accommodations are available at the 108-room Hyatt Place at Station Park with everything you need for staycation fun including a large pool and hot tub, and guestrooms and suites featuring plush beds, big-screen HDTV, a sofa or sofa-sleeper and bathroom vanities with granite countertops. (And If you just have to get a little work project out of the way, there's a convenient work center in the guest room with free Wi-Fi and remote printing.)
And the Hyatt Place is surrounded by Station Park's huge variety of shopping, entertainment and dining options to delight couples and families, including a gorgeous new Tucanos Brazilian Grill right next to the hotel, the stylish new Nino Viejo –Tapas Bar, the popular P. F. Chang's, Twig's Bistro and Martini Bar, Blue Lemon and Johnny Rockets to name a few. Station Park also features a large Cinemark movie theater complex, As You Wish pottery studio, and more than 100 retailers including REI, Nordstrom Rack, H & M, Hip and Humble, Barnes and Nobel, Buckle and J. Jill, and the newly opened Cotton On & Cotton On Kids and Nino Viejo. Retailers opening soon include Ramen Haus, Purple Mattress, Massage Envy, M. Vince Nail Spa, HOTWORX and DM Fashion.
According to an article in CNBC Make It, Anna Whitehouse, founder of the flexible work campaign, Flex Appeal, said, "No one can work non-stop and be productive, particularly in the context of a global pandemic…You need to take a break before you break."
Enter to win a well-deserved break at "Staycation Station Park" and the Hyatt Place in Farmington. And, P.S., don't forget that Valentine's Day will be soon upon us, and the Hyatt Place has a Romance Package for couples Feb. 12 –14 that includes the hotel stay, dinner for two from the hotel restaurant including complimentary room service, complimentary sparkling cider in your room with champagne flutes, two in-hotel St
As Whitehouse added in the CNBC interview, "While it may not be the vacation abroad that you hoped for, downtime regardless is not just a 'nice to have,' it's essential."