Disconnect and Reconnect at Loews Hotels

Live! By Loews - Arlington. Photo courtesy of Loews Hotels

With the astute awareness that Americans are increasingly valuing experiences over material items, Loews Hotels & Co offers travelers the opportunity to disconnect from the hustle and bustle of life this holiday season by reconnecting with those who matter the most.

Loews new, brand-wide initiative, “Disconnect and Reconnect," celebrates the art of togetherness via special programming throughout Loews properties across the country. Travelers are invitied to experience the true meaning of the holiday season with curated intentional activities and locally inspired, seasonal sweets, designed to encourage guests to forgo holiday shopping stress in favor of the gift of one’s presence. A sampling of excursions includes:

Millennium Park, Chicago. Photo by Muzammil Soorma

Visit Chicago's iconic Millennium Park: For guests staying at Loews Chicago Hotel, head to the city’s urban oasis for a twirl around one of two free ice skating rinks, both of which offer views of the city skyline covered in snow.

Gather at 'the Library.” Complete with plush seating, a fireplace and, of course, books to enjoy, the Library at Loews Kansas City Hotel is the perfect backdrop for cozy evenings spent chatting with loved ones.

Desert Sunrise at Sabino Canyon, Tucson. Photo by Dulcey Lima

Hike the Catalina Mountains: Travelers staying at Loews Ventana Canyon Resort reconnect while exploring miles of hiking trails within the Catalina Mountains and the Tucson Sonoran Desert. 

Sail San Diego Bay: Visit the Loews Coronado Bay marina for a relaxing day on the water with family and friends.

Sunset over San Diego Bay. Photo by Blake Guidry

Additionally, Loews hotels offer seasonal sweet treats to further encourage happy memories. Inspired by the local flavor of each destination, each will be available throughout the season. A selection of the festive bites include:

Key Lime Cakesicle (Loews Coral Gables Hotel): A vanilla and key lime pound cake on a stick, dipped in white chocolate, and garnished with baked and torched mini 'merenguitos' (mini meringues).

Dark Chocolate Peppermint Cheesecake (Loews Chicago O'Hare): A festive twist on a classic cheesecake, this delicacy is full of peppermint flavor with a subtle chocolate finish.

Carrot Cake Stack (Live! By Loews - Arlington): a Texas-sized portion of seasonal flavor featuring maple cream cheese, candied pecans, preserved cranberries, and a warm glaze poured tableside.


Loews Regency Hotel, New York City. Photo courtesy of Loews Hotels

Gingerbread Cookie Baked Alaska (Loews Regency Hotel): featuring marshmallow fluff and vanilla candy cane crunch.

Pretty in Peach (Loews Atlanta Hotel): A peach shortbread cookie with a peach glaze and pink croquant pearls.

Fran Endicott Miller

Fran Endicott Miller is a luxury focused freelance feature and travel writer for a variety of lifestyle publications and websites, editor-at-large for, senior contributor to Napa Valley Life Magazine, and a California editor for luxury travel concierge service Essentialist, specializing in the Napa Valley. Prior to her journalism career she held positions in the fields of politics, te...(Read More)

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