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Over the past few weeks, we've begrudgingly gotten back into our fitness routine (sore muscles, ahoy!), laid off the holiday season's many sugary treats (tear), dived right back into our hectic work schedule, and survived the polar vortex. Yes, it's been quite the month. But, let’s face it: January is definitely the Debbie Downer of the calendar year. And, while we don't want all of that discipline and willpower to go to waste, a relaxing weekend getaway might be just what we need to soothe away those pesky winter blues. That, plus copious amounts of chamomile tea, a doughnut, and maybe a full-body massage. Okay, and definitely a five-star spa treatment — who are we kidding?
So, if you're also hankering for a little extra R and R, we're sharing six spirit-boosting travel recommendations straight from our local R29 editors. Yep, there's a countryside B and B, a rad ski-lodge destination, an ah-mazing mineral-pool spa, and more — and they can also be yours for the booking. After all, staying close to home does have its perks. You've got all the trappings of a tip-top vacation but without the worry and hassle of flight delays, lost luggage, or jet lag. So, how about it? A work-free, computer-less, indulgent two-night stay at one of our staffer's personal faves. If only they packed for us... Oh, wait — they did that, too.