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12 Stunning American Hotels You'll Want To Live In Forever

America, the beautiful...

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Why stay: This resort is tucked away in the foothills of the Smoky Mountains. And staying at Blackberry Farm is like getting a big slice of southern hospitality, topped with homemade churned butter.

What to do: Explore the 9,000 acres of farmland, which includes a charcuterie, bakery, larder, and animals like chickens, sheep, and llamas roaming the grounds. They offer activities like gardening, cooking classes, and tracking truffles so that your visit feels authentic to the farm.


Why stay: If you love the outdoors, but don't love camping, then consider TreeHouse Point the best glamping you can get without a tent.

What to do: There are hiking and walking trails, so you can explore Fall City. And TreeHouse Point offers relaxing massages, as well as yoga by the river — talk about being one with nature.

Why stay: This all-inclusive resort means that you never have to leave the beauty of this restored ghost town. Each log cabin features its own special amenities — outdoor showers, wood burning stoves, copper tubs, and riverside views — to make your stay uniquely yours.

What to do: Horseback riding, fly fishing, hiking, rafting, and trail rides, are all perfect for a summer stay. While in the winter, there's skiing, snowshoeing, snowmobiling, and ice skating.


Why stay: If the breathtaking views of Montana mountains, meadows, trout ponds, and a fishing creek don't draw you in, then the amenities will. You can stay in the main lodge, their renovated 19th-century barn, one of their glamping cabins, or even a log home, and still enjoy the ~finer~ things in life, like the chef's tasting menu or a spa treatment.

What to do: Archery, clay pigeon shooting, and horseback riding are just a few of the outdoorsy options offered at The Ranch.


Why stay: St. Simons Island is a private 10,000 acre spot with privately owned guest rooms and cottages known as The Lodge. Those rooms feature wraparound porches with rocking chairs, and outdoor showers that help you be one with nature.

What to do: If strolling along the seven miles of untouched beach isn't enough for you, the island provides "Naturalists," who can give you guided wildlife tours, take you fishing, boating, or bird watching.

Why stay: Sun-drenched guest rooms, and embracing the indoor-outdoor California style of architecture make Auberge du Soleil a relaxing and cozy stay. Not to mention their amazing packages, which take care of any planning you'd have to do.

What to do: You can go wine tasting in the valley, or stay at the resort and enjoy the carefully curated selection from Auberge's wine director.


Why stay: An authentic Hawaii experience in the comfort of an all-inclusive resort? Yes, please! Located in Hana, on the southern tip of Maui, this retreat combines the beauty of the island with luxury experiences.

What to do: Eat traditional Hawaiian cuisine, take a 'ukulele class, try Hawaiian throw net fishing, or indulge at their award-winning spa.


Why stay: If you're looking for total seclusion, then booking at this remote resort is where it's at. Their contemporary suites are individualized and hard to choose from, with amenities like a private rooftop terrace, private lap pool, and outdoor dining areas, among other things.

What to do: Since Amangiri is close to a number of protected parks (Zion National Park, the Grand Canyon, and Bryce Canyon) there are plenty of outdoor activities to choose from. Whether it's rafting on the Colorado River, taking a scenic hot air balloon tour, or exploring the desert on horseback, you won't be short of things to do.