Airports are no longer famous for just plate-sized cinnamon rolls and sitting in the same chair for hours on end. Many are on a major health kick, offering nutritional food choices and ways to stay fit and active while waiting for a flight. Check out these 7 airports leading the way in travel fitness:
Baltimore/Washington International Thurgood Marshall
Baltimore Airport is home to the very first ROAM Fitness, a 1,175 sq. ft. gym with cardio equipment, free weights, yoga gear and more. The gym also offers showers that can be rented out in 15 minute increments, bathrooms and towel service. They even offer workout clothing and shoe rental.
Price: $25/day; monthly and annual memberships available
The Hilton Chicago O’Hare sits in the middle of the O’Hare airport and boasts a gym, the Hilton Health Club, that includes cardio machines with its own TV monitors, free weights, a steam room, a jacuzzi and a lap pool.
Price: Free for overnight hotel guests; $20/day for non-guests
In a partnership with Evolution Yoga, the yoga room at Burlington International airport offers a tranquil space for travelers to stretch out and relax while traveling. The designated yoga area, situated atop the rooftop of the parking deck, also provides ample space to walk and get some fresh air.
Minneapolis St. Paul
Starting with an initiative to provide employees with a place to unwind during lunch and after work, the Minneapolis airport offers a 1.4 mile path throughout the airport.
Las Vegas McCarran
Right beneath the baggage claim at Las Vegas McCarran airport, you’ll find ZeroLevel, a wellness center offering group fitness classes, personal training, sleeping and massage rooms, showers and healthy drink and snack choices.
Price: $25/day + additional fees for specialty services
Located in the McNamara Terminal, the Westin Detroit’s fitness studio includes cardio machines and bikes with live spin classes daily.
Price: Free for overnight hotel guests; $15/day for non-guests
Dallas Fort Worth
Along with yoga studios at terminals B and E, travelers in Dallas can also head over to the Grand Hyatt DFW hotel, connected to the airport, and enjoy what the 24-hour fitness center has to offer. The fully-equipped gym boasts numerous cardio and strength machines, free weights, a steam room, showers and a rooftop pool.
Price: Free to those staying at the hotel; $30/day for non-guests
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