There’s no such thing as the perfect vacation, but there is such a thing as the vacation that’s perfect for you. As we think about escaping our homes this summer, let’s take a look at some amazing places in the US.
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Let’s take a look at some of my favorite destinations and hotels in the US.
The Cloister at Sea Island, GA
Opening early June 2020
Savor distinctive luxury and reclaim nature’s timeless rhythm as a guest of the Forbes Five Star Cloister at Sea Island. Located on the coast of Georgia, overlooking the Atlantic Ocean, The Cloister offers an array of family and individual activities — from rejuvenating massage services and fitness classes at the 65,000-square-foot Forbes Five Star Spa at Sea Island to a historic shooting school, championship golf and seaside Beach Club. Cloister guests experience genuine Southern hospitality and world-class lodging with gracious service, natural beauty and legendary recreation along five miles of private beach.
Montage Palmetto Bluff
Opening June 4, 2020
With Savannah and Hilton Head just minutes away, you might be drawn to explore. But it will be hard to find a reason to leave Montage Palmetto Bluff, a gracious and serene Lowcountry escape set along the beautiful May River with 200 guest accommodations, eight dining experiences and three pool venues. This is a sporting paradise with golf, tennis, boating, biking, kayaking, fishing, sporting clays, equestrian activities and more. After your free activity, rejuvenate in the world-class Spa Montage.
Ranch at Rock Creek
Opening June 1, 2020
Surrounded by 6,600 acres of ranchland, The Ranch at Rock Creek offers an all-inclusive “true west” experience complete with breathtaking scenery and activities as limitless as the Montana sky. Take advantage of long summer days to fly-fish, ride horseback or hike. Winter activities include snowmobiling, cross-country skiing and horse-drawn sleigh rides. Accommodations comprise nine Western-themed guestrooms in The Granite Lodge, multi-bedroom log homes and luxurious canvas cabins on Rock Creek. Prime organic beef, elk, bison and fresh fish grace the table in the evening, along with vegetables and herbs grown in gardens on-site.
Brush Creek Ranch
Opening June 7, 2020
Go wild in style at The Brush Creek Luxury Ranch. Through its front gates lie 30,000 unspoiled acres, where you can reclaim a sense of independence while riding trails, driving cattle, fly-fishing or hiking 12,000-foot Medicine Bow Peak: The adventures at this all-inclusive, authentic working cattle ranch are near-endless. Accommodations include 42 luxurious, timbered rooms, with open-hearth fireplaces and plush amenities. Families can spread out in 19th-century, restored log cabins with decks, full kitchens and expansive views.
Napa farmhouse inn
Opening June 1
Located in Sonoma-Napa wine country is the Farmhouse Inn, one of the world’s most highly rated resorts. The 25-room boutique luxury hotel blends the outdoors and indoors with two-sided gas fireplaces, private patios, open-air hallways and plenty of communal outdoor spaces. In addition to the spacious suites, the Farmhouse Inn boasts a 3,000-square-foot spa and Michelin-star restaurant, offering magical cuisine featuring fresh, seasonal, locally sourced ingredients. Enjoy a stay at Farmhouse Inn while exploring the best wineries in California!
Opening May 14
The 4,200-acre Blackberry Farm is a working farm and romantic hideaway in the heart of Tennessee’s Great Smoky Mountains. Explore the property on horseback, via old-fashioned carriage, by canoe and mountain bike or on intimate walking trails. Quieter pastimes include a massage at The Wellhouse, reading in a hammock or fly-fishing in Hesse Creek, one of the best spots in Tennessee. Food and wine take center stage at The Barn, where multicourse menus feature the bounty of the farm’s bakery, butchery, creamery and extensive wine cellar of 160,000 bottles. Be sure to take part in one of Blackberry Farm’s cooking schools’ or wine events.
The Henderson in Destin
Opening May 14, 2020
Dazzling, white sandy beaches greet guests to The Henderson, the most elegant and opulent anchor of the Henderson Beach Resort in sunny Destin, Florida. With a focus on connecting to the natural beauty surrounding the hotel, the furnishings, architecture, and location itself provide the perfect backdrop for the ideal beach getaway. From a sunrise over the Emerald Coast to an evening spent with a cocktail in hand on a private balcony, The Henderson caters to every traveler’s needs.
Backroads Family Adventure through Yosemite, Yellowstone, or Bryce Canyon
Starting back mid-June
Backroads offers deluxe biking, walking & hiking, multi-adventure and family vacations around the globe PLUS active river & ocean cruising, culinary tours, and snow adventures. All Backroads trips are fully escorted by 3 – 4 trip leaders and 2 support vans while guests travel at their own pace, enjoying exhilarating activities, cultural encounters, scenery, camaraderie and fun.
The Breakers Palm Beach
Opening May 22
Celebrate in unapologetic luxury, seaside glamour and genuine service at this revitalized Palm Beach paradise. Bask in four refreshing pools, a private beach, luxurious poolside bungalows for daytime rental and a lively mix of watersports. Savor irresistible dining at nine restaurants, including the newly-transformed Seafood Bar, and delight in renowned shopping. Enjoy championship golf and tennis, an exquisite spa, family activities and complimentary access to the indoor-outdoor oceanfront fitness center. For a more intimate atmosphere, Flagler Club — an exclusive 25-room “hotel-within-the hotel” — offers a customized experience.
The Ritz Carlton, Amelia Island
Poised on a bluff overlooking the Atlantic, The Ritz-Carlton, Amelia Island is a haven of unspoiled coastal beauty and Southern charm. Surrounded by an 18-hole championship golf course, this resort provides impeccable service that makes every guest feel pampered. Whether barefoot on the sand or enjoying the warmth of a beachside fire, you will find this to be the perfect hideaway. Nothing is more effortless or more restorative than a visit to The Ritz-Carlton Spa, which offers an array of special services, including body treatments, massage therapies, facials and salon services inspired by natural seaside elements.
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Hello! I’m Emily, the Owner of We Travel Luxe, boutique travel agency in Nashville, Tennessee. I help our clients see the world and help deliver unique experiences, adventures, and unforgettable moments that will last a lifetime! Please connect so we can start planning YOUR special experience!