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50 In 50: Best Staycation Hotels In Every State

By Leah Freeman-Haskin

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No matter the reason, sometimes a staycation at a luxurious hotel down the street is just what you need for an affordable getaway. Here are the best options to consider in each state.

Alabama

Renaissance Montgomery Hotel & Spa at the Convention Center in Montgomery is the place to pamper yourself at their full-service spa, offering renewing massages, facials, and pedicures.

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Alaska

Hotel Captain Cook in Anchorage is where you can enjoy 4-star luxury right down the street.

Arizona

Enchantment Resort in Sedona is where you’ll move and be moved through a unique and powerful connection to nature, exhilarating adventures, deep relaxation, and the feeling of awe and wonder again and again.

Arkansas

Crescent Hotel and Spa in Eureka Springs is Perched high above the Victorian village of Eureka Springs, Arkansas – recognized by the National Trust for Historic Preservation as one of America’s Dozen Distinctive Destinations.


California

Rancho Valencia Resort & Spa in Rancho Santa Fe offers unbeatable 5-star luxury.

Photo via ranchovalencia.com

Colorado

At The Little Nell in Aspen, head straight to the outdoor heated pool and Jacuzzi that is surrounded by beautifully landscaped gardens overlooking Aspen Mountain. 

Connecticut

The J House Greenwich in Greenwich boasts high-tech guest rooms, world-class dining, exquisite banquet rooms, and attentive service.

Delaware

Hotel Du Pont in Wilmington is a timeless hotel with refined detail and elegance.

Florida

The Seagate Hotel & Spa in Delray Beach is where the beauty of the beach meets the sophistication of the city in a boutique hotel near the ocean and far beyond your expectations.

Georgia

Four Seasons Hotel Atlanta is modern luxury steeped in Southern charm. Some of the rooms include deep soaking bathtubs for ultimate relaxation.

Photo via fourseasons.com/atlanta

Hawaii

Hotel Wailea, Relais & Châteaux in Wailea is a peaceful, adults-only hotel with views of the ocean and volcanic mountains.

Idaho

The Grove Hotel in Boise is the only AAA Four Diamond full-service hotel in Boise. The Grove Hotel upholds its reputation as the city’s premier hotel by offering luxury without sacrificing comfort.

Illinois

The Langham, Chicago earned the spot of the #1 luxury hotel in the US by TripAdvisor’s Travelers’ Choice Awards.

Indiana

French Lick Springs Hotel in French Lick is nestled among the hills of the Hoosier National Forest offering a truly peaceful getaway in nature.

Iowa

Hotel Julien in Dubuque is an elegant boutique hotel that marries modern amenities with historic charm in the heart of the Old Main District.

Photo via hoteljuliendubuque.com

Kansas

The Raphael Hotel, Autograph Collection in Kansas City is a luxury boutique hotel that will make you feel like you’ve left the city.

Kentucky

The Brown Hotel in Louisville has a rooftop garden where you can sunbathe and relax while sipping on your favorite cocktail.

Louisiana

Hotel Monteleone in New Orleans is located in the historic French Quarter. The hotel boasts luxurious rooms with a timeless style.

Maine

The Press Hotel, Autograph Collection is located in Portland. Head to their spa, Akari, for a customized service.

Maryland

Four Seasons Hotel Baltimore is a modern, urban retreat, positioned at the edge of Baltimore’s Harbor East, with a host of luxurious amenities such as a five-star spa and a rooftop pool.

Photo via fourseasons.com/baltimore

Massachusetts

InterContinental Boston overlooks the waterfront and the spa has an indoor heated lap pool and a steam room, and you can savor creative cocktails in their stylish RumBa bar.

Michigan

Detroit Foundation Hotel offers evening events and renowned dining in the perfect downtown location.

Minnesota

The Saint Paul Hotel offers comfort, style, and elegance with timeless rooms and award-winning dining.

Mississippi

Monmouth Historic Inn & Gardens in Natchez is an early 19th-century antebellum mansion set in 26 acres of manicured gardens. Monmouth Historic Inn & Gardens is a National Historic Landmark.

Missouri

The Elms Hotel & Spa in Excelsior Springs is an iconic destination. The Elms Hotel & Spa is renowned for its beautifully appointed Excelsior Springs accommodations, lavish amenities, lovely grounds and gardens, and standard-setting service.

Photo via elmshotelandspa.com

Montana

Big Sky Resort located in Big Sky is the perfect place to ski or just relax and stay warm by the fire.

Nebraska

Magnolia Hotel Omaha is designed after a palace in Florence, Italy to make you feel like royalty during your stay.

Nevada

Gold Creek Inn Bed & Breakfast in Nevada City is all about nature and relaxation. The 1861 Victorian home has a private, multi-use, “Zen” outdoor space with relaxing spa-like facilities.

New Hampshire

The Centennial Hotel in Concord offers 4-star luxury. Voted a Top Hotel in New England, Centennial boasts being the most unique historic hotel in Concord.

New Jersey

Borgata in Atlantic City has everything you are looking for in your staycation getaway including luxurious hotel accommodations, an expansive selection of casino and poker games, world-class restaurants, thrilling entertainment and nightlife, an award-winning spa, and more. 

Photo via theborgata.com

New Mexico

Eldorado Hotel & Spa in Santa Fe offers a rooftop pool, spa, and celebrated dining options.

New York

The Knickerbocker in Midtown Manhattan is the first luxury hotel in Times Square giving you the true New York experience and an entire world of options right outside your door.

North Carolina

The Umstead Hotel and Spa in Cary is 5-star luxury with a breathtaking landscape where you can escape the outside world.

North Dakota

Hotel Donaldson in Fargo is a laid back hotel with art-inspired rooms, beds you’ll linger in, artisan cuisine paired with spirited spirits and friendly, experienced staff members that create a memorable experience.

Ohio

Renaissance Toledo Downtown Hotel in Toledo provides a prime waterfront location in the heart of downtown.

Photo via marriott.com

Oklahoma

21c Museum Hotel Oklahoma City is a contemporary art museum, a 135-room boutique hotel with spacious guest rooms reminiscent of a loft apartment in New York’s Soho neighborhood, a cultural civic center, and the home of Mary Eddy’s Kitchen x Lounge.

Oregon

The Allison Inn & Spa in Newberg is nestled amidst the lush natural beauty of Oregon’s Willamette Valley. The Allison Inn & Spa offers visitors an unmatched resort experience and the perfect escape from reality.

Pennsylvania

The Inn At Leola Village in Leola is the perfect romantic escape for a weekend staycation.

Rhode Island

The Vanderbilt, Auberge Resorts Collection in Newport is where Gilded Age glamour and modern-day luxury come together, just minutes from the waterfront.

South Carolina

Montage Palmetto Bluff in Bluffton is located along the scenic May River in South Carolina’s Lowcountry, Montage Palmetto Bluff. The resort features an extensive nature preserve, two picturesque villages featuring nine Southern-inspired dining options, a riverfront marina, and a golf course.

Photo via montagehotels.com/palmettobluff

South Dakota

The Lodge at Deadwood is where you’ll find the best lodging, fantastic dining, and most entertaining casino experience in Deadwood, South Dakota.

Tennessee

The Hermitage Hotel is Nashville’s original hotel built in 1910. Where history meets elegance, this hotel is one of the most cherished hotels in Tennessee.

Texas

Hotel Emma in San Antonio was once a 19th-century Brewhouse. Now, it’s an extraordinary 146-room riverfront hotel.

Utah

The Grand America Hotel is located in the heart of Salt Lake City, making it a convenient option for your staycation away from home.

Vermont

Hotel Vermont in Burlington near the shores of Lake Champlain is both rustic and modern with every detail taken care of to ensure your staycation.

Photo via hotelvt.com

Virginia

The Jefferson Hotel in Richmond will make you feel like royalty. This 5-star hotel is synonymous with elegance and pure luxury. 

Washington

Willows Lodge in Woodinville offers the perfect laid-back vibe for a solo getaway or couple’s trip.

West Virginia

Stonewall Resort in Roanoke offers special events, spa specials, and more to make your staycation just right.

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Wisconsin

The Edgewater in Madison serves as an urban resort steps away from eclectic shops and Madison institutions that make the downtown scene so vibrant.

Wyoming

Teton Mountain Lodge & Spa in Teton Village combines the rustic style and warmth of a grand mountain lodge with modern décor. The hotel features spacious suites with breathtaking views as well as on-site dining with modern cuisine.

Photo via tetonlodge.com
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