We had a super fun time at the 2010 International Snow Sculpture Festival. However, my favorite part of the weekend was when we arrived at the Mount Princeton Hot Springs Resort. The ever so lovely Mr. Sweet Greens had booked us a night at this lovely mountain top hot springs and inn and it was fantastic.
The drive to Mount Princeton was lovely, full of trees, deer and big horned sheep. When we arrived, I was ready to soak the day away in the hot springs. I wasn’t sure what to expect, however I was hoping that it would be comfy and hot. I was very, very surprised and delighted to find that the hot springs are in the river. Yes, you heard me right, in the river. Can you imagine? It was perfect. There were a dozen or two hot pots all along the river, that were the perfect size for sitting or laying and soaking. We had the most amazing time, lounging in the river. The combination of steaming hot water with small spot of cold, were fantastic. Eben had a blast exploring the rocks and climbing up and down the rocks to get to the springs. There is something magical about being outside in super cold temperatures, yet perfectly happy in the lovely hot river. Delightful.
This is the view that I woke up to on Sunday morning. Mr. Sweet Greens checked us into the cliffside lodge, complete with king sized bed with a fluffy duvet and 8 pillows. Heaven.
How about you lovely readers, do you have hot springs in your area? Which ones? Which hot springs have you visited that you love. I have visited several, and Mount Princeton Hot Springs are by far my fave. We are planning to go back in the spring so that we can hike, bike, fish and take Eben river rafting. Doesn’t that sound fun?
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