AMERICA’S 50 GREAT HIDEAWAYS AND GETAWAYS

GET TO KNOW OUR VERY SELECT LIST OF HIDEAWAYS AND GETAWAYS

ALABAMA

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It’s hard to be old and new at the same time. It’s also hard to be in the city and the country at the same time. But the Renaissance Birmingham Ross Bridge Golf Resort and Spa does both. Learn more…

ARIZONA

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Magical is a very good word to describe L’Auberge de Sedona, selected #1 in Arizona by Condé Nast Reader’s Choice. There’s a fantasy quality to it, like it couldn’t be real. Learn more…

 Copy (2) of Tanque Verde Ranch - photo 1 - sidebarTanque Verde Ranch in Tucson, Arizona is a wonderful place to be a part of the rugged beauty of the American southwest. And it’s a really special western hideaway. Learn more…

ARKANSAS

Copy of Eureka Springs - photo 1You’d never expect in your longest day to find this beautiful Victorian village nestled almost all alone in the grandeur of the Ozark Mountains of Arkansas.  The whole town is on the National Register of Historic Places. Learn more

CALIFORNIA

Copy of Cambria photo  1 CV01_BurtonDriveCambria is happily situated along the coast line of middle California.  It is three square miles of quaint vacation time charm.  And it has been there quietly filling visitors with joy for over 100 years. Learn more…

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Santa Catalina is the full name of this magnificent island 22 miles off the coast of southern California. Learn more…

Copy of CordeValle  Resort exterior photo -1When CordeValle Resort uses the word luxury it isn’t kidding. It begins with its location in California’s magnificent wine country. Learn more…

Copy of Copy of Del Coronado photo 1When you arrive at the Hotel Del Coronado on Coronado Island in California, off the shores of San Diego, you have to stop for a bit to take its grandeur in before you go in.
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Copy of Lake Arrowhead Resort photo 1 - Aerial Summer-ViewThe Elegant Lake Arrowhead Resort and Spa at inspirational Lake Arrowhead in the mountains of southern California is an idyllic place to absorb the natural beauty of the surroundings. Learn more…

Copy of Madonna Inn night photo 1For over 50 years there has been a remarkable inn on the central coast of California. The Madonna Inn. Its reputation for originality and comfortable luxury is worldwide. Learn more…

Solvang, California Solvang feels like northern Europe, yet in the heart of California.  In 1911, three Danish-American educators founded Solvang (sunny field in Danish) as a 9,000+ acre enclave in the verdant Santa Ynez Valley. Learn more…

Copy of Bacara Resort & Spa, Santa Barbara, CAAn unmistakable and inviting warmth takes hold of you as you approach Bacara Resort & Spa. And it only grows once inside this uniquely beautiful Southern California getaway. Learn more…

COLORADO

Copy 2 of The Little Nell photo 1 - Hotel ExteriorThe Little Nell hotel in Aspen, Colorado is nothing but big when it comes to providing vacation pleasure for its guests. It is Aspen’s only Five-Star resort hotel. Learn more…

                                         

FLORIDA

Copy of Marco Island Beach Ocean Resort - Photo 1Marco Beach Ocean Resort in Marco Island, Florida is exceptional in every way. Each guest has its own one or two bedroom suite with private balcony or garden terrace.
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GEORGIA

Copy of Sea Island Resort (The Cloister) - photo1Sea Island luxury resort in Georgia has an 80 year tradition of making its guests feel as though they belong.  It’s a vacation haven. Learn more…

HAWAII

Copy of Fairmont Hotel Resort on Maui - Day photoThe Fairmont Kea Lani, Maui is as beautiful a site as the island itself.  It is 22 acres of tropical pleasure from the minute you arrive until the minute you say a reluctant Aloha. Learn more…

Copy of Four Seasons photo 10 - cq5dam.web.1280.720How do you add to Paradise?  The Four Seasons Resort and Spa on the Big Island of Hawaii figured it out. Learn more…

Copy of JW Marriott Ihilani  Resort & Spa on Oahu in Hawaii - photo 1Take a deep breath because the JW Marriott Ihilani Resort & Spa is going to take it away. It’s Oahu’s dream resort to be sure.
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As you start your drive on the Hana Highway in Maui to the truly magical town of Hana you will begin a journey that will astound you as you… Learn more…

INDIANA

Copy of Fench Lick - photo 1The two magnificent period hotels that are home to visitors to Indiana’s French Lick Resort are spectacular places to begin one of the best travel experiences you can have. Learn more…

MAINE

Copy (2) of The White Barn Inn photo 1 - wbi_exterior_sideWith The White Barn Inn in Maine it’s a question of where do you start with pleasure that never ends.  And it’s been that way for 150 years. Learn more…

MASSACHUSETTS

Copy of WAUWINET photo 1 - DHUKMJ8TThe Wauwinet Inn on Nantucket Island in Massachusetts sits exclusively and elegantly at the point of the island between Nantucket Bay on one side and the Atlantic Ocean on the other. Learn more…

MICHIGAN

Copy of Bay Pointe Inn photo 1The Bay Pointe Inn in Michigan is a happy discovery to make. It’s one of those places that you want to tell everyone about because you can’t get it out of your mind.
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Copy of Grand Hotel photo 2The Grand Hotel on Mackinac (MAC-in-awe) Island in Michigan is where the 1980 now classic film “Somewhere in Time” was shot. That makes sense because everything about this astonishing hotel will make you feel that you are in fact somewhere in time.
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MONTANA

Copy of Triple Creek Ranch photo - Lodge in the FallTriple Creek Ranch in Montana is a remarkable resort.  Mix a cattle drive with french cuisine and Nordic skiing in one place and you’ve only begun to understand this Majesty of hideaways in the mountains. Learn more…

NEVADA

Virginia City small photo 1 - walking_tourDon’t miss settling in for a memorable getaway in Virginia City.  It is the real thing.  The real silver and gold mining town of the old west looking pretty much the way it was.  It was here that what is known as the Comstock lode made Virginia City the countries biggest producer of Silver Ore ever.
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NEW HAMPSHIRE

Copy of Twin Lakes Villare photo, Lodge - 01-June-2007-Thea-Dodd-008Twin Lake Village in New Hampshire is as enchanting as its name.  And the Kidder family has been keeping it that way for 114 years.  That’s right, same family.  So they have a lot of experience in delivering what your family wants.
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Copy of Wentworth by the Sea - photo 1It all began in 1874 on the beautiful New Hampshire coast. It quickly became a magnet drawing distinguished guests world wide. But in 1982 Wentworth by the Sea was almost torn down, luckily for everyone, it was saved and restored to glory. And what glory. Learn more…

NEW MEXICO

Copy of Ojo Cleiente Resort photo - 1entryOjo Caliente Resort and Spa, 6,200 feet into the high desert of New Mexico is a unique resort to be sure. It’s not only the beauty of  its southwestern architecture or the solitude of its setting that inspires.  It is the reason for its existence that does it.  It is where it is and what it is because of what’s under it. Learn more…

NEW YORK

Copy of Mohonk Mountain House Fall 06 - photo 1The Mohonk Mountain House in upstate New York is a castle, shown in this photo by Jim Smith Photography.  Yes I’m serious, it’s a staggeringly gorgeous Victorian castle the likes of which you won’t see anywhere else in hideaways large or small.
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	/The Point Resort in the Adirondack Mountains of New York is an unusual high-end very exclusive hideaway where you can live like a Rockefeller.  In fact, one of them did.  This is the very spot on which William Avery Rockefeller erected his home. Learn more…

Copy of The Sagamore Resort - photo 1The great tradition of The Sagamore Resort began over one hundred years ago on picturesque Green Island on beautiful Lake George in the Adirondack Mountains of upstate New York. It remains today one of the nation’s premier resorts. Learn more…

NORTH CAROLINA

Copy of The Sanderling Resort photo - aerial-4Start making your plans for next spring when The Sanderling Resort in North Carolina will have completed its renovation and be even more special than it is now. It’s situated along the  barrier islands called The Outer Banks. Learn more…

Copy of The Greystone Inn - Photo 1 - GSI - Miss LucyThe Greystone Inn rests comfortably on the banks of a beautiful private lake in the gorgeous Blue Ridge Mountains of North Carolina. It is uniquely large and small at the same time. While appealingly intimate it offers the amenities of a full scale resort. Learn more…

OREGON

Copy of Sunriver Resort photo 1 - Aerial-1Sunriver Resort in Oregon residing enchantingly at the foot of the Cascade Mountains is a wonderful discovery to make. Picturesque is too small a word for the spectacular beauty that envelops you the minute you arrive at this special hideaway. Learn more…

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Restful, Rural and Refreshing, the three R’s of the Lodge at Suttle Lake in Oregon.  You can certainly be as busy as you want to be during your stay, but everything you do is wrapped in the mood of mental and physical relaxation. Learn more…

PENNSYLVANIA

SKYTOP LODGE - 8815_250x128The Skytop Lodge in the beautiful Poconos Mountains of northeastern Pennsylvania is a proud member of the National Trust Historic Hotels of America.  Since opening in 1928 it has been a favored getaway for generations of visitors.  The gentle heights of Skytop Lodge are as inspiring as they are soothing. Learn more…

SOUTH CAROLINA

Copy of Kiawah Island Resort photo - Sanc_Beach_AerialKiawah Island Resort in South Carolina is like several great resorts in one.  Cradled spectacularly alongside its own pristine beach this elegant vacation spot offers you three distinctly different and equally splendid choices of lodging facilities. Learn more…

Copy of The Inn at Palmetto Bluff photo 2The Inn at Palmetto Bluff in South Carolina is an original in every way.  It’s a wonderful mix of southern charm and natures gentle creation.  More than anything it’s a state of mind.  This is a resort built within the land, not on top of it.  It joins the land it doesn’t replace it. Learn more…

TEXAS

Escondida front night -  small PhotoEscondida Resort in Texas is as intimate as it is charming.  If you want to feel alone together in the peace and pleasure of a special place you want to visit Escondida Resort and Spa.  You’ll think only you discovered it. Learn more…

Copy of The Woodlands Resort, TX photo 1 -pool-overview_sm-skyThe Woodlands Resort in Texas is packed with fun for the young and young at heart and everybody else. Though only half an  hour outside of Houston you will believe you have really escaped the city. Learn more…

VERMONT

Copy Hawk photo-2-indexInnSunsetHawk Mountain Inn is sitting invitingly on 1,200 acres in the majestic Green Mountains of Vermont; the little state that’s big in beauty everywhere you look.  But you need look no further than Hawk Mountain Inn for a truly unforgettable Vermont vacation. Learn more…

Copy (2) of Woodstock Inn and Resort -  photo 2The Woodstock Inn & Resort in the tiny village of Woodstock, Vermont sits right in the middle of one of America’s most captivating little towns. It was the winner in 1997 of The Ladies Home Journal’s contest to name the “Prettiest town in America. Learn more…

VIRGINIA

Copy of The Homestead photo 1 - exterior_gallery_fullThe Homestead mountain resort in the Allegheny Mountains of Virginia is everything you would hope it to be.  The hotel is a marvel to behold.  It is flanked in all directions by nature’s grandeur.  Its modern elegance and its rich history are joined by the best in Southern hospitality. Learn more…

 Copy of The Tides Inn Air - photo 1The Tides Inn in Irvington, Virginia on Chesapeake Bay is a golfers’ and boaters’ prize.  But it doesn’t stop there.  Families (big people and little people)  Love birds (the human kind) and everybody else will agree the prize is also theirs once they experience the vacation joys that await them here. Learn more…

WASHINGTON

Copy of san-juan-islands-photo-1Approaching the clustered San Juan Islands off the coast of Washington from the air provides the first of the many visual feasts you will experience once you are among them.  San Juan Island is a very unique world itself and an exceptionally inviting place to bring the family. Learn more…

WEST VIRGINIA

Copy of The Greenbrier photo 1 - ExteriorWhat makes The Greenbrier Resort in West Virginia different? Well, it’s just about everything. To begin, when you have 710 rooms, suites and guest houses on 6,750 acres, 10 lobbies in the hotel, so many fine dining restaurants they’re called a Collection (13 to be exact), a 40 acre farm that provides the freshest produce for all of those restaurants – yes, you are different. Learn more…

WISCONSIN

Copy (2) of osthoff lawn with logo full picThe Osthoff Resort in Wisconsin is the great American Midwest at its greatest.  Whether a family or a couple it’s meant just for you. And it doesn’t matter the season you choose because it lays out its welcoming mat all year long. Learn more…

WYOMING

Copy of Paradise Guest Ranch Chuckwagon EveningThere’s nothing like a days end chuckwagon dinner at the Paradise Guest Ranch in Wyoming.  If this place is what paradise is like I’ll have some please.  For over 100 years, that’s right for more than 100 years guests have been coming and then coming back again for the dude ranch experience of their lives. Learn more…

Copy of Four Seasons Jackson Hole - photo 1The Four Seasons Resort in Jackson Hole, Wyoming and the Grand Tetons have a lot in common. One of them is nature’s display of mountain majesty. The other is an example of a truly majestic resort. And they sit side by side in a natural wonderland. Learn more…

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