Hot Springs to Visit This Fall
While there is a lot to look forward to when the leaves change, like cozy sweaters and pumpkin-flavored sweets, it’s hard not to reminisce on the pleasures normally reserved for the warmer months of the year. But don’t let the cooler temps put a damper on things. You can still enjoy some of the best parts of summer, like taking a dip into crystal blue waters. But rather than trying to cool off from the heat, you’ll want to dive into it. This fall, treat yourself with a visit to one of these natural hot springs found around the world.
Picturesque Lake Louise isn’t the only thing drawing visitors to Banff National Park. With the backdrop of the majestic Canadian Rockies, it’s difficult not to have your breath taken away while soaking in these hot springs.
Described as a 19th century ghost town, Dunton Hot Springs takes glamping to a whole new level. An intimate resort located in the San Juan Mountains, book the Well House Cabin which was built around a hot spring for a steamy getaway.
The Thermae Bath Spa is fed by the only natural thermal springs to call Britain home. Take a dip in the same waters as the Romans did thousands of years ago. The spa itself offers a variety of treatments for its guest including watsu, a full body treatment which incorporates shiatsu massage and stretching, and is performed in the warm waters.
With its volcanic geography, Japan is home to thousands of hot springs known as onsens. These traditional Japanese springs often have bathing facilities and inns, known as ryokans, located nearby for visitors to relax and unwind in. After a day on the slopes at Hodaigi Ski Resort, enjoy soaking in the warm waters of the springs indoors or outdoors at the Takaragawa Onsen just a short drive away.