The Splashiest Pools Around
- Go shark spotting
The Golden Nugget in Las Vegasboasts a 200,000-gallonshark aquarium in the middleof its tri-level pool. If watchingfrom the outside isn't excitingenough, you can ride thewaterslide through a glasstunnel in the middle of theshark tank. Rooms from $69(goldennugget.com).
- Get steamy
The Soda Spring pool at the OjoCaliente Mineral SpringsResort & Spa in northern NewMexico is fed by a hot spring,so the water is always warm-96 degrees! Rooms from$109 (ojocalientespa.com).
- Make the scene
If you prefer to avoid the sun, dipyour toes indoors in the lobbypool at New York's Hotel QT.With a swim-up bar andunderwater music, this isa true watering hole. Roomsfrom $215 (hotelqt.com).
- Swim your laps
Few hotel pools are big enough for aworkout, but Miami's Nationalhas plenty of room: At 205feet long, it's ideal for laps.And with a smaller leisure poolin back drawing most of theguests, you won't have toshare your lane. Rooms from$295 (nationalhotel.com).