FARMINGTON, Pa. -- The Nemacolin Woodlands Resort & Spa here is
sporting a fresh look for the spring.
Accommodations at the 275-unit property are either in Chateau
LaFayette, the lodge or one- and two-bedroom townhouses.
As part of its sprucing up, guest rooms in the lodge and the
town houses were refurbished with new window treatments, carpeting
Improvements also were made to the resort's two golf courses,
Mystic Rocks and the Links.
Duffers will find upgrades to the cart paths, refurbished
signage and renovated rest rooms.
At the Links, the course's landscape was redone and the height
of the fairways was altered for better contrast on each hole.
The property, about a 90-minute ride south of Pittsburgh, also
introduced a series of "integrated experiences" for guests.
These are weekend activities that target mothers and daughters,
best friends, couples and even the nonadventurous "scaredy
The Mother-Daughter Vacation is designed as a bonding
opportunity complete with spa treatments. The event takes place
June 25 to 26 and Nov. 11 to 13.
Activities for the Best Friends weekend include rolling sushi,
palm reading and belly dancing. The dates for that program are July
13 to 15, Sept. 7 to 9 and Sept. 28 to 30.
Couples Mountain Escape offers couples a chance to reconnect by
rock climbing, clay shooting and learning massage techniques.
The retreat is set for June 15 to 17 and Aug. 17 to 19.
Adventure Challenge is a women's-only getaway that has
participants scaling rock walls and trekking through an obstacle
When the workout is done, it's time to hit the spa for
The program takes place June 3 to 6, July 1 to 3 and Oct. 7 to
Scaredy Cats aims to challenge those who consider themselves
"chickens." Activities include riding on a horse and shooting
sporting clays. Yoga is offered for those who get too stressed.
The event is set for Aug. 26 to 28, Sept. 9 to 11 and Oct. 26 to
The resort offers a variety of additional programs through
October, including golf, family and midweek packages.
To book, call (800) 422-2736 or visit the Web at www.nemacolin.com.