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Top Nature Resorts in the USA

  1. Club Med Sandpiper Bay, Port St. Lucie, Florida
Club Med Sandpiper Bay

Club Med Sandpiper Bay is located just two hours from Miami. It is actually a collection of resorts on the east coast of Florida. Room rates start from $350 per night. Other than the amazing accommodations, the resort offers outdoor sports like sailing, kayaking, golf, and paddle boarding. Other activities like basketball, table tennis, volleyball and yoga are also offered. It is also the perfect place for indulging in some delicious meals. Club Med Sandpiper Bay is also one of the few resorts in America which offers toddler and infant care at an extra charge.


  1. Paradise Guest Ranch, Buffalo, Wyoming
Paradise Guest Ranch

The Paradise Guest Ranch has been entertaining and hosting guests for over 100 years. Most people come here for some horseback hiding. Some others come for indulging in fishing or simply for gazing across the serene meadows. Outdoor enthusiasts often opt for hiking among meadowlarks and wildflowers. Whatever their reason might be, guests keep coming back to this ranch. It is located in its own valley inside the Bighorn National Forest and is surrounded by acres of forest. The abundance of trails is such that you would never have to hike the same trail twice. You can hike throughout the day and retire to your cozy cabin in the evening. Or you can join other guests and indulge in some dancing at the resort’s saloon.


  1. Dunton Hot Springs, Dolores, Colorado
Dunton Hot Springs

Dunton Hot Springs is a beautiful town which has been transformed into a boutique resort. Surrounded by mountains, it is located inside a rocky and rural area of Colorado. Rates start from $10,465 for two adults for five nights. As you approach the resort, you might think that you are looking at something straight out of a magazine. The owners of the resort have spent decades in renovating and modernizing the resort. Book any of the family packages and you will get full guided hiking tours. You will also get two days of unlimited mountain biking, ice skating and cross-country skiing. The Mesa Verde National Park is located just an hour away from the resort and is a popular attraction for guests.


  1. Travaasa Hana, Maui, Hawaii
Travaasa Hana

For a long time Travaasa Hana has been considered one of the best resorts in Hawaii. Formerly known as Hotel Hana Maui, it has been voted as the best boutique hotel and the best romantic getaway a number of times. Located in the small town of Hana, Travaasa Hana is surrounded with palm trees and grassy fields. As you wake up in your room every morning, you will be greeted with bright sunshine. Rates start from $925 per night for two adults along with two children. The Hamoa Beach is located nearby and offers great swimming facilities.


  1. Woodloch Resort, Hawley, Pennsylvania
Woodloch Resort

Woodloch Resort is located on the scenic Lake Teedyuskung. It is nothing less than 1000 acres of pure entertainment for the whole family. With several indoor and outdoor activities for both the summer and winter months, Woodloch almost has the feel of a amusement park. The summers have hiking, zip-lining, and biking; the winter months offer ice-skating, snow-shoeing, and snow-tubing. The resort also offers go-carts, miniature golf, and bumper boats.  Rates start from $311 for 2 adults and 2 children.


  1. Lodge on Little St. Simon Island, Little St. Simon Island, Georgia
Lodge on Little St. Simon Island

The Lodge on Little St. Simon Island is often described as a crown jewel of the Golden Isles. Surrounded with acres of wilderness and golden beaches, the lodge is the perfect place for some relaxation and exploration. It is a privately owned resort and is accessible only via boat. Because of its exclusivity, the lodge has retained an unhurried pace of life. Living at the lodge is like having a whole island to yourself as there are a limited number of guests. It feels more so because it’s the only resort on an island of 10,000 acres! Rates start at $1050 per night.


  1. Rancho de los Caballeros, Wickenburg, Arizona
Rancho de los Caballeros

If you want to completely escape from city life and its hurries and pressures, then the Rancho de los Caballeros is for you. It is quite a historical ranch located toward the north of Phoenix. Family-owned and operated since 1948, it offers various amenities and activities. You can indulge in anything ranging from getting a hot stone massage to riding a horse. There is also wandering through a desert and playing a round of golf. Rates start at $600 per night for  two adults and two children.


  1. Sugar Bay Resort and Spa, St. Thomas, US Virgin Islands
Sugar Bay Resort and Spa

The Sugar Bay Resort and Spa is the only all-inclusive resort on St. Thomas. It covers an area of 31 acres and is surrounded with lush greenery. Staying at the resort means you get to see extensive views of the Caribbean Sea. As a guest, you can enjoy the hot tub and the three swimming pools. You also get free access to the sailboats and the kayaks. And that is not all — you also get access to a secluded beach and to the resort’s snorkeling equipment! If you get bored of any of these things, then head straight to the casino in the resort.


  1. Mayan Dude Ranch, Bandera, Texas
Mayan Dude Ranch

Mayan Dude Ranch is spread over an area of almost 350 acres near the Medina River. The ranch is surrounded with hills and scenic trails. Staying at the ranch means you get to have an authentic taste of western hospitality. Behind all the western warmth, there are plenty of modern amenities and facilities as well. The resort owners refer to their hospitality as ‘horsepitality’ and that’s definitely something to look forward to. Rates start from $480 per night for two adults and two children.


  1. Skytop Lodge, Skytop, Pennsylvania
Skytop Lodge

The Skytop Lodge, in spite of its name, is located firmly on the ground. It can be truly described as a timeless retreat and as an adventurous resort. The lodge has been operational since 1928 and is considered by many to be the ultimate sports destination. The Skytop Lodge is spread over 5500 acres in the Poconos. As a guest, you will be able to participate in several enjoyable outdoor activities.  It offers virtually unlimited amount of sports activities. Other than hiking, you will be able to go for ice-skating, sledding, cross-country skiing, fishing, bicycling, paddling and even tobogganing. Snowshoeing, and kayaking are also offered. And of course there is daily golf for an extra charge.

Originally posted 2017-05-18 09:39:37.

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