When a quick getaway that makes for relaxation and recreation is calling, there’s no doubt the Auburn Marriott Opelika Resort and Spa at Grand National will deliver. The 221-room property in Opelika, Alabama, at roughly an hour-and-a-half drive from Atlanta, includes biking and jogging trails and the Robert Trent Jones Golf Trail with three courses and 54 holes; golf lessons are even available. The property’s Spa at Grand National offers massages for couples and individuals, facials, nail services, makeup and more.
Ready for a swim? Take your pick from indoors, with a heated option, or outdoors, and when you want to just lounge near the water, rent a cabana with privacy drapes and flat-screen televisions. The younger ones can stay busy on a kiddie slide or in the water splash zone.
Back inside, enjoy some fun and games in the property’s recreation center that includes video games, badminton, Frisbee golf and more. Thanks to its remote setting, you’ll definitely feel as if you’ve escaped the everyday no matter how long your stay.