Staying on top of your fitness routine on the road isn’t always easy. Here, we shed light on some ways to add fun and sun to your workout this spring while staying at Valencia Hotel Group luxury boutique hotels.


Exploring Valencia Hotel Group’s unique destinations doesn’t mean your workout routine can’t fit in your suitcase. Sightsee in stride out the doors of your hotel, get outside your comfort zone with new experiences like standup paddle boarding, or take advantage of how locals get their fitness on with the likes of outdoor yoga and boxing classes. Below are just a few of the ways and stays that’ll have you actually excited to work out while traveling – so don’t forget to pack your gear!

Spring into Wellness on the Road in 6 Valencia Hotel Group Destinations

Getting Lean on The Green [College Station, TX]

Steps from Cavalry Court and The George sits Century Square’s sprawling outdoor area, The Green, where, along with concerts and events, free fitness classes are frequently led by expert instructors. Take advantage of these workout sessions during your stay, whether you’re attending a Texas A&M sporting event (Gig ‘em Aggies!) or exploring the historic landmarks around College Station. From morning yoga to some high high-impact kickboxing under the sun, the variety of these free classes are endless – just head to the Century Square event page to see the fitness fun going on during your visit.

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Cavalry Court | The George

More Than a Walk in the Park [Houston, TX]

Along with a fully equipped on-site fitness center in each, Hotel Sorella CITYCENTRE and Hotel Alessandra’s convenient location in the heart of Downtown Houston not only boast notable eateries and entertainment just steps away but also plenty of ways to get active outdoors. And walking distance from Hotel Alessandra is two of Houston’s nicest parks. Buffalo Bayou Park, 1.5 miles northwest, is a 160-acre green space that boasts walking trails along with boat and bike rentals. And a seven-minute walk southeast will bring you to Discovery Green, the 15-acre park that offers regular activities like yoga, group runs, and a seasonal roller rink.

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Hotel Alessandra | Hotel Sorella CITYCENTRE

Spring into Wellness on the Road in 6 Valencia Hotel Group Destinations

Shop & Walk [San Jose, CA]

When staying right along Santana Row (the city’s stroll-wrothy 42-acre urban area), all you have to do is head outside to walk, shop, and explore the many galleries, stores, dining, and entertainment. Beyond the ideal location, Hotel Valencia Santana Row offers the De-Stress Diffuse Package for those looking to unwind in their room with an ultrasonic diffuser and relax in the tub with soothing bath salts. Another option is the Travel Fit… Travel Well Package that stocks your room with the Travel Fit essentials like a yoga mat,  small balance ball, and resistance band, plus, fresh juice, fruit, and essential oil to keep you fueled and focused during your Cali retreat.

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Hotel Valencia Santana Row

Spring into Wellness on the Road in 6 Valencia Hotel Group Destinations

Your Own Outdoor Gym [San Antonio, TX]

Thanks to the city’s recent park movement, it’s never been easier to explore the area while getting a full body workout. Over thirty of San Antonio’s public parks now have fitness equipment and stations along the paths and trails so you can stop, sweat, and stroll on wherever and whenever you choose. With 220 sunny days a year, odds are you’ll find the perfect opportunity to explore the city’s green areas and the variety of fitness machines that accompany them (think: Rowing machines, cycling machines, overhead presses, and seated leg presses, all sprinkled throughout your trek). Don’t know where to start? Try Lockwood Park, just a quick 1.4-mile jogging warmup away from Hotel Valencia Riverwalk.

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Hotel Valencia Riverwalk

Spring into Wellness on the Road in 6 Valencia Hotel Group Destinations

A Workout on the Water [Irving, TX]

You may know the area for its arts and entertainment outlets, but just a mile south of Texican Court in Irving, Texas, you’ll also find the scenic Lake Carolyn where you can walk, jog, sunbathe, and try out Stand Up Paddle North Texas. Your lake day will double as a fitness fix when paddle boarding – it’s a great low-impact workout that hits your core and other muscles in ways you may not feel during, but surely will the next day. Rent a board and paddle along the azure 125-acre lake or sign up for one of the fitness classes the combine yoga and SUP, for the ultimate blend of balance and core workout. During the spring months, classes and rentals are offered from Tuesday through Sunday. After a few hours on the water, bask in your post-workout glow with some sunbathing on the grassy hills surrounding the lake.

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Texican Court

Endless Exploration [Austin, TX]

While you’ll certainly get your steps in while exploring the BBQ joints and live music venues that have made Austin one of Texas’s top tourist destinations, consider stretching your legs with a run through a little natural oasis right in the middle of the city and just two miles north of Lone Star Court. Balcones District Park and Walnut Creek Metropolitan Park are just two of the city’s 300-plus public parks and green spaces. What makes them unique is that they sit side by side on either side of the Mopac Expressway. Combined they offer more than 350 acres of waterfalls, sports fields, and wooded trails perfect for a leisurely morning jog or a more challenging afternoon hike.

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Lone Star Court