Restorative trips shouldn’t be restricted to warmer climes. Instead, Portlanders can just cruise up I-5 (or hit Amtrak or Bolt or our seemingly limitless direct flights) to Seattle, where the bustling Capitol Hill neighborhood offers some serious renewal. The urban epicenter of Seattle nightlife is packed with hedonistic bars and restaurants but is also an ideal destination for a multiple-choice winter health retreat. You’ll find modern spas, peaceful yoga studios, leaf-laden juice bars, bountiful brunches atop gluten-free biscuits, and even a few alt-sweet shops for a touch of conscientious hedonism.
This article appeared in the January 2016 issue of Portland Monthly.