Staycation at the Four Seasons St. Louis

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Although this cold weather makes it seem like summer will never get here, I am gearing up for lots of fun summer vacations.  I have a few trips being planned with the kids, and I'm having lots of fun planning family vacations for clients.  Europe seems to be a really popular choice this year.  However, all that traveling can get exhausting!

One of my favorite summer traditions is the weekend my husband and I spend at the Four Seasons St. Louis.  It is really a fabulous hotel!  Even though our travel time is no more than 15 minutes, it feels like we are getting away.  

We always start the weekend with an outstanding massage at their spa.  If you haven't been to their spa, you must go.  It is truly the best spa in St. Louis.  It isn't cheap, but it is a bargain compared to many resort spas I've experienced.

The Four Seasons Pool is fantastic!  It has a great atmosphere with good music, service and drinks.  It has a very nice pool with lovely views of the Arch and downtown.  Since the pool is located in the 7th Floor (I think), there is always a nice breeze to camouflage the sweltering St. Louis heat.  

Sometimes, we stay at the pool all day, even enjoying dinner on the pool deck.  Other times, we will enjoy a delicious dinner at the Four Seasons restaurant, Cielo, and spend a bit of time at the casino or at a show there.  Last summer Tracey Morgan happened to be in town.  We were able to get free tickets in preferred seating due to a no show.

The hardest part of this staycation is finding a weekend that isn't already booked.  The summers seem to get shorter every year.