Whether you’re looking for a spot near the beach, a resort dedicated to couples, or a place to simply kick back and relax, the options are endless across our top picks of the best resorts in the U.S.
Take a look at our top picks for the best resorts in the U.S. You won’t be disappointed.
Best resorts in the U.S. for couples
Salish Lodge and Spa in Snoqualmie, Washington – immerse yourself in nature
Located about 30 minutes drive from Seattle, adjacent to the spectacular Snoqualmie Falls, the Salish Lodge and Spa offers an opportunity to immerse yourself in the relaxing natural beauty of the Northwest without sacrificing luxury. The newly-renovated rooms all have gas fireplaces and soaking tubs as well as spectacular views of the falls or forest.
Facilities include a Jack-Nicklaus-designed golf course, a full spa,
Woodstock Inn and Resort in Woodstock, Vermont – a timeless, elegant resort
Another one of the best resorts in the U.S. for couples is the Woodstock Inn and Resort, located in the beautiful and romantic Green Mountains of Vermont. This classic resort, designed by Mary and Laurance Rockefeller, features individually-decorated rooms, many with hardwood floors, canopy beds, and wood-burning fireplaces.
Amenities at this resort include multiple restaurants, an 18-hole championship golf course, 60 miles of hiking trails, a ski center, and a fly-fishing program. And of course you’re just a few steps away from the many unique shops, restaurants, and art galleries in downtown Woodstock.
Best luxury resorts in the U.S.
The Post Ranch Inn in Big Sur, California – fall asleep to the sound of the ocean
Situated just off scenic Pacific Coast Highway, midway between Carmel and San Simeon, the Post Ranch Inn features a collection of guest rooms and cottages with unparalleled views of California’s breathtaking coastline and mountains. All 39 guest rooms are set in a secluded location with features such as wood-burning fireplaces, circular balconies, heated floors, and private outdoor hot tubs. Room rates here include a gourmet breakfast, wireless Internet access, and a variety of complementary activities like nature hikes and yoga.
Amenities at the Post Ranch Inn include two infinity swimming pools, a fitness center, a full spa, and a restaurant with floor-to-ceiling windows overlooking the ocean.
The Lodge at Edgewood Tahoe, Nevada – unwind on the shores of Lake Tahoe
Voted the number one luxury resort in the U.S. by Travel + Leisure magazine last year, this two-year-old resort is located right at the shores of Lake Tahoe with views of the mountains. It’s as lovely a setting as you’ll find anywhere in the U.S. For winter vacationers and ski buffs, the guest rooms at the Lodge at Edgewood Tahoe all feature wood-burning fireplaces to keep you cozy and warm and a heated pool and hot tub to relax your muscles after a long day on the slopes. Summer guests can play the 18-hole championship golf course or enjoy a day-trip to a nearby sand beach.
All 154 guest rooms and suites here feature a private deck or terrace, a soaking tub, and a walk-in shower in addition to the fireplace. Other resort amenities include a full European-style spa and three restaurants.
Best luxury beach resorts in the U.S.
The Island Bay Resort in Key Largo, Florida – make the most this beach location
Atop anyone’s list of the best luxury beach resorts in the U.S. is the Island Bay Resort in Key Largo, Florida, located halfway between Miami and Key West. This resort features a collection of luxury one-bedroom cottages, all with wrap-around decks, fully-equipped kitchens, BBQ areas, and wireless Internet access.
Amenities at the Island Bay Resort include a large, white sand beach, kayak and paddleboard rental, laundry facilities and a bocce ball court.
Four Seasons Resort Maui at Wailea – a luxurious Hawaiian resort
No list of the best luxury resorts in the U.S. would be complete without mentioning at least one resort in Hawaii. One of our favorites is the Four Seasons Resort Maui in Wailea. Located along the beach on the southwest part of the island, this resort features more than 300 guest rooms and suites, all with private lanais, wireless internet access, large soaking tubs,
Amenities at this resort include an infinity swimming pool with luxury cabanas, access to a wide stretch of white sand beach, an 18-hole championship golf course, a spa and fitness center, and five restaurants and bars.
Best mountain resorts in the U.S.
Stein Eriksen Lodge Deer Valley in Park City, Utah – a room with a view
The Stein Eriksen Lodge Deer Valley in Park City, Utah is a Norwegian-style ski lodge with dramatic views of the Wasatch Range. Located about 30 miles from Salt Lake City, this resort features a variety of individually-decorated guest rooms and suites, all with dark wood furniture, Nordic color schemes, and marble bathrooms. Some units have stone wood-burning fireplaces and full gourmet kitchens.
Amenities include a 23,000-square-foot spa with 16 treatment rooms, two restaurants, a coffee shop, two swimming pools, an entertainment center, a movie theater, and a ski services center. The resort’s mid-mountain location makes it the perfect ski-in/ski-out resort.
The Little Nell Resort in Aspen, Colorado – a skier’s paradise
Another of the best mountain resorts in the U.S. is The Little Nell Resort, located at the base of Colorado’s Aspen Mountain. The only five-star resort in Aspen, The Little Nell Resort features 92 guest rooms and suites, all with unique floor plans, gas fireplaces,
Amenities at The Little Nell Resort include a ski concierge desk, a heated outdoor swimming pool and Jacuzzi, a health and fitness center, a gift boutique, a children’s playground, and four restaurants and bars. This ski-in/ski-out property gives you access to the mountain before it opens to the public and offers Snowcat Powder Tours of the mountain.
When you’ve decided on the best luxury U.S. resort for you and your family, it’s time to book a dependable Blacklane airport transfer to take you from the airport to your luxury resort.