Gaylord Hotels across the country offer guests new and expanded programming for winter 2021. Gaylord Rockies in Colorado; Gaylord Palms in Florida; Gaylord Opryland in Tennessee; and Gaylord Texan in Texas, are participating in the experiences.
There are a variety of indoor and outdoor activities with social distancing precautions in place.
Brand new for 2021, Gaylord Hotels debuted its Winterfest event at Gaylord Opryland, Gaylord Rockies and Gaylord Texan. The winter-themed event features indoor and outdoor activities, plus live entertainment. At Gaylord Opryland guests are invited to enjoy light displays, tubing, ice skating and ice bumper cars. There is a live Fire & Ice Skating Show featuring champion skaters performing jumps, spins, throws and lifts. Take part in a scavenger hunt to earn special prizes. Gaylord Rockies also offers guests outdoor winter activities as well as a winter-themed light show. Opt for a seasonal spa treatment at the property’s Relâche Spa. Gaylord Texan invites guests to a full lineup of live and socially distanced shows. Choose from magic shows, interactive improv performances and musical performances.
Gaylord Palms’ popular Pirate and Princess weekends returns for 2021. The family-friendly event features a pirate show, pirate speakeasy experience, pirate pool party and treasure hunt.
Programming operates during the following dates:
- Gaylord Opryland: Thursday–Sunday, through March 21
- Gaylord Palms: weekends through March 7
- Gaylord Rockies: daily through Feb. 28
- Gaylord Texan: Friday–Sunday through Feb. 28
With indoor dining finally (mostly) reopened in Philadelphia, my mom, sister and I were able to enjoy a day roaming around the city, eager for a warm place to enjoy a late lunch after a cold day out and about. For anyone who recently enjoyed the creativity and ingenuity of the city’s outdoor winter dining, an indoor space with heat, cozy furniture and rich wood walls is a much-appreciated semblance of normalcy.
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Theme parks are a great way to escape reality as most offer different worlds in each section. Guests can explore different worlds, from their favorite TV show and movie franchises to much-loved video games. Mario and friends have been beloved video-game favorites for decades, and they finally get their own section of Universal Studios Japan.
Although FaceTime, Zoom and other forms of virtual communication have helped during these difficult times, sometimes it just doesn’t feel like enough. Let your friends and family know you are thinking of them by sending something personal, so they will have a piece of you with them.