Scenic Mountain Escapes For Brilliant Minds

Three new and renovated resorts nestled in three breathtaking mountain regions invite visitors to take in the wonders of the natural world. Montana’s Spanish Peaks, Colorado’s Rocky Mountains and Garden of the Gods and New York’s Catskill Mountains draw the adventurer within all of us.

Whether attendees are avid skiers or would prefer to take in bright starry skies from the comfort of the indoors, these resorts offer the ideal space to for an inspiring meeting experience.

The Sky is the Limit

A lodge room at the new and renovated Montage Big Sky
Montage Big Sky

Montage Big Sky is infused with alpine charm, framed by Montana’s Spanish Peaks Mountain Range and only a 45-minute drive from Yellowstone National Park. The resort recently unveiled its newest six-bedroom residence, ideal for a special incentive trip. The Yellowstone Grand Residence, at 8,145 sq. ft., is designed with an open floor plan. It includes an outdoor jacuzzi, a billiards room and a private entrance. The two-story Lone Peak Grand Residence includes private ski-in/ski-out access along with an expansive dining area, a customized ski room and a media room.

A stay at the residences includes a wealth of luxurious amenities, including a personal guest relations ambassador, a consultation with a chef and sommelier, a private dinner for up to 12 guests, a daily après ski snack basket and more.

The resort as a whole offers 12,870 sq. ft. of meeting and event space made up of a dividable grand ballroom, a large boardroom and numerous smaller executive rooms.

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Heaven on Earth

A suite at Garden of the Gods Resort and Club overlooking the Colorado Mountains
Garden of the Gods Resort and Club

Garden of the Gods Resort and Club completes a property-wide $40-million renovation. The redesign aims to draw attention to the scenic mountain surroundings and the resort’s namesake natural landmark, the Garden of the Gods public park.

Lodge rooms and suites all offer views of the Garden of the Gods and the Rocky Mountains, complimented by soft grays, warm taupes, neutral browns, bronze, and light blue and green accents. The resort completely transformed the Grand View Restaurant by incorporating oak wood flooring and natural materials such as stone, leather and copper, alongside twinkling chandeliers, to create a distinct experiential dining experience that invites the outdoors in. While dining at the restaurant, visitors enjoy unobstructed views of the Garden of the Gods park’s incredible rock formations.

The resort offers over 22,000 sq. ft. of indoor and outdoor event space. Attendees can also enjoy the 27-hole championship golf course. The resort prides itself especially on its 31,000-square-foot wellness center, STRATA. There, board-certified doctors, nurses and therapists offer wellness experiences and holistic medicine, including everything from sensory floatation experiences to neuromuscular chiropractic care.

Starry Skies and Mountain Nights

a guest room in The Rounds at Scribner's Catskill Lodge
The Rounds at Scribner’s Catskill Lodge

Scribner’s Catskill Lodge unveils The Rounds, a collection of 11 luxurious 12-sided cabins. Each features outdoor cedar soaking tubs, fireplaces, and a central oculus designed for stargazing from the comfort of the indoors. The Catskill Lodge enjoys a prime natural location, surrounded by woodlands and overlooking Hunter Mountain. It opened in 1966 to serve as a comfortable base for those seeking to explore New York’s Catskills or escape to a rejuvenating natural environment.

Brooklyn- and Wyoming-based design firm Post Company designed The Rounds with the long legacy of hut systems as a space of refuge and rest for travelers in mind. The Rounds cabins are designed in two configurations, standard or suite. Each includes a curated collection of contemporary and vintage furniture pieces. The Rounds stand on the Northern boundary of the property and center around a central building, the Apex Lodge, a communal space for gathering, dining and entertainment. All guests staying at The Rounds can access Scribner’s communal spaces, amenities and restaurant.

Groups seeking to partake in the enriching environment offered at Scribner’s Lodge can rest easy knowing the property offers a range of meeting and event spaces, amenities and offerings for corporate and business groups.

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