7 Luxury Resorts for a Sans-Beach Summer Vacation

by Holly Riddle

Mar 11, 2019
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  • Beaches not really your thing? A relaxing summer getaway is still possible without even leaving the country. Head to one of these seven resorts perfect for a memorable, fun and luxurious vacation, with nary a grain of sand in sight. © Omni Hotels & Resorts
  • Bedford
    In sleepy Bedford, Pennsylvania, the Omni Bedford Springs Resort is as historic as it is luxurious. The hotel was first established in 1806 and features a world-class spa, golf course and outdoor activities through the summer. © Omni Hotels & Resorts
  • Just a short drive from New York City, Mohonk Mountain House offers something for everyone with 85 miles of hiking trails, a golf course, tennis courts, a stable and daily afternoon tea. © Jeff Stein | Dreamstime.com
  • The Grand Hotel claims the world’s longest hotel porch, but there are plenty of other reasons to love this historic and luxurious Mackinac Island property. Enjoy a round of golf, pickleball, lawn games and trips into town for shopping and tours. © Helgidinson | Dreamstime.com
  • While Death Valley might not sound like the most inviting destination, The Oasis at Death Valley is more than welcoming. Originally the Inn at Death Valley, opened in 1927, the new Oasis property includes two hotels, a luxury boutique inn and the larger, family-oriented ranch. © Jason P Ross | Dreamstime.com
  • Vermont resorts aren’t only for ski season. The Equinox Golf Resort & Spa in Manchester is beautiful year-round, with fun activities every day regardless of weather, from skiing to off-roading, fly fishing to horseback riding. Plus, the hotel is known for its superb food and beverage program. © Lei Xu | Dreamstime.com
  • New York’s Sagamore Resort sits in the Adirondacks on Lake George. The 1883 hotel is beloved by guests who’ve returned to the property for generations. Famous faces that have graced its guestrooms include the Vanderbilt family. © Carol Bell | Dreamstime.com
  • Omni Mount Washington Resort
    The Omni Mount Washington Resort is a longstanding New England retreat, welcoming presidents and celebrities to its New Hampshire location since 1902. In addition to the expansive spa, recently renovated golf course and multiple dining options, guests also enjoy one of the longest zip line tours in New England. © Wangkun Jia | Dreamstime.com


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