• Steamboat Springs Introduces New Activities

     
    POSTED September 5, 2017
     

>> Live-action escape rooms are a new form of interactive entertainment, and Steamboat Springs has welcomed the addition of The Crooked Key. Teams use their communication skills and follow the clues to crack the puzzle and escape from one of two themed rooms in 60 minutes or less. The rooms accommodate groups of eight comfortably.

>>Maverick Mini Golf, an 18-hole miniature golf course debuted this summer near the base of the Christie Peak Express and Preview chairlifts. The course design incorporate local landmarks, such as the iconic Steamboat Barn, Fish Creek Falls, Nordic ski jumps and Rabbit Ears. 

>>Outlaw Mountain Coaster, expected to operate yearround, is located near Christie Peak Express lift and rises between 4 and 40 feet above the ground with dips, waves, turns and 360-degree circles. Individuals ride the sled and then slide down the rails with the ability to control the sled’s speed through a braking system. 

Richmond, the capital of Virginia, is a city rich in history. It’s here, in 1775, that Patrick Henry famously declared “Give me liberty or give me death.” And while the extensively renovated Hilton Richmond Downtown can’t trace its roots back quite that far, it is housed in the historic former Miller & Rhoads department store, which dates back to the end of the 19th century. 

 

Every planner wants to create experiences that make meeting attendees feel they’re on top of the world. If you’re planning a meeting in northwest North Carolina, you can achieve that with a visit to Grandfather Mountain. Soaring 5,946 feet and estimated to be 300 million years old, with some rock formations dating back 1.2 billion years, the peak off the Blue Ridge Parkway near Blowing Rock, is accessible by vehicle and by a paved road.

 

Sheraton Dallas Hotel has introduced a new outdoor event space under its new event programming, Dare to Outdoors. The hotel’s catering team has partnered with Pacific Plaza Park, a 3.7-acre green space in Downtown Dallas. The park features a 31,950 square-foot lawn space and permanent seating, as well as night-sky friendly lights for star-watchers. Three food truck power outlets are available and standard outlets are located throughout the park.