1. Lake Placid, N.Y.
Request the "Check-In To Check-Out Package" at the Lake Placid Lodge and leave all your electronics at the door. Spend two nights in-front of a fireplace in a cozy cabin and during the day go hiking in the mountains and swimming in the lake.
2. Pioneertown, Calif.
Escape to the remote California desert and stay at the Off-grid itHouse, which runs on solar power. Check out abandoned Pioneertown, which was built in the 1940s as a backdrop for Old West movies.
3. Rangeley, Maine
In Western Maine, rent a romantic cabin in the woods, overlooking a stream. Explore the area by hiking in the beautiful mountains, walking through misty lupine meadows, and canoeing on serene lakes.
4. Canyonlands National Park, Utah
Let go by riding rapids on the Colorado River through 2,000 foot cliffs. Contact Cataract Canyon to arrange a trip through Canyonlands National Park.
5. Chinati and Cienega Mountains, Texas
Stay at Cibolo Creek Ranch, which is located on 30,000 acres that spread across the Chinati and Cienega mountains. Situated in the remote Big Bend, this place offers amazing star watching at night. During the day, find buffalo, elk, and antelope, and walk through adobe forts.
6. Little Palm Island, Fla.
Access this remote island in the Florida Keys by boat or seaplane and then dive into a national marine sanctuary overflowing with diverse sea life and beautiful coral reefs. Sleep at the elegant Little Palm Island Resort and Spa, which features romantic bungalows.
7. Spider Lake, Wis.
Rent a rustic log cabin built in 1923 that is surrounded by the beautiful Chequamegon National Forest. Explore the gorgeous woods by foot, mountain bike, snowshoes, or cross-country skis.
8. Grand Canyon National Park, Ariz.
Stay at the El Tovar Hotel, which was built in the park in 1905 and has hosted notable guests Teddy Roosevelt and Albert Einstein. During the day, hike the rim of the canyon and at night witness awe-inspiring stargazing.
9. Big Sur, Calif.
Treebones Resort offers campsites, yurts, and even a treehouse nest for couples to get cozy in. Visit the California coast's beautiful beaches and cascading cliffs.
10. Wrangell and St. Elias Mountains, Alaska
Stay at the Ultima Thule Lodge in the middle of the 18,000 foot Wrangell and St. Elias mountain ranges. In this remote area, powder ski on the mountains or go down rapids on the glacier-fed Chitina River.
11. Na Pali Coast State Park, Hawaii
Hike or take a boat into this isolated valley on Kauai. During the day explore the lush mountains and at night camp beside the beach.