Looking for a little R&R inspired by Mother Nature herself? Then head over to Carson Valley and the world-famous 1862 David Walley’s Hot Springs Resort.


Surrounded by the beautiful Sierra Nevada Mountains and only a short drive from Lake Tahoe, this divine destination will leave you refreshed, rejuvenated and ready to take on the world.


Recommended Resort: 1862 David Walley’s Hot Springs Resort. This rustic and romantic getaway gives you the authentic Sierra experience with all the comforts of a five-star resort.


Beautifully appointed with leather sofas, crafted wood furniture and framed historical images, your guest room accommodations offer you a melding of local flavor with modern touches.


Many rooms also offer stone fireplaces for cozy nights by the fire. And you can’t beat the views outside, with mountains and forests as far as the eye can see. If you fall in love with the area, you can also inquire about vacation ownership and turn your weekend visit into a year round adventure.


Check In: 2001 Foothill Road
in Genoa, Nevada. 775-783-0788, davidwalleys-resort.com


Check Out: The activities. The resort’s location in Carson Valley makes it prime destination for enjoying all the natural treasures of the region. From world-class skiing and snowboarding in the winter season, to golfing, hiking, fishing, biking, horseback riding and more in the warmer months, there’s no shortage of adventures to be had here.


And if you’re in the mood for something a little more “cosmopolitan,” the casinos and attractions of South Lake Tahoe are a short drive over the crest. If you get a hankering for some local dining, the resort restaurant and saloon await your patronage.


Don’t Miss: The Hot Springs. World-renowned for their healing powers, the natural hot springs found at the resort are a prime draw for visitors and locals alike.


In addition to the six hot spring pools, the resort has spiced things up and added an array of spa amenities, like an outdoor swimming pool, steam rooms, dry saunas, a fitness room and more.


We guarantee a weekend spent at David Walley’s will do wonders to your mind, body AND soul.

Blog post by Real Weddings Magazine’s Always a Bridesmaid Columnist, Darren Elms.

Photos courtesy of 1862 David Walley’s Hot Springs Resort.

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