COVID-19 has undoubtedly changed our lives. I can't even take my boys when I go grocery shopping! International travel is on hold for the foreseeable future. Does this mean that we can't travel? For now, yes. But soon states will slowly start opening back up, and when they do, we will be able to scratch our wanderlust right here at home. Here are the best honeymoon resorts in the Continental USA.
Mirror Lake Inn Resort & Spa in Lake Placid, NY
Family-owned since the 1930s, Mirror Lake is one of the most welcoming resorts in New York. Located in picturesque Lake Placid, Mirror Lake is a haven for lovers of nature. Take advantage of complimentary kayaks or rowboats for a romantic sail on the lake. Hike or bike the plentiful trails.
Little Nell Resort in Aspen, CO
The Little Nell is not one of the best luxury resorts in Aspen; it is the best resort in Aspen. Period! Surrounded by the gorgeous Rocky Mountains, Little Nell is ideal for anyone hungry for adventure. If you aren't the adventurous type, sip cocktails as you take in the scenery from the rooftop bar area.
Omni Grove Park Inn in Asheville, NC
If you crave classic comfort with a modern twist, look no further than the lovely Omni Grove Park Inn. For over a century, the Omni has been showcasing Southern Hospitality in the stunning Blue Ridge Mountains. Don't miss the subterranean spa or the championship golf course.
Amangani Jackson Hole in Jackson Hole, WY
Overlooking the majestic Grand Tetons and meandering Snake River is the stupendous Amangani Jackson Hole. This 40 suite ultra-luxury is the crème de la crème of Jackson Hole resorts. Take in the crisp air as you explore the backcountry of the Old West.
Auberge du Soleil Resort in Napa Valley, CA
Napa Valley world renown for wineries, Michelin rated restaurants, and stunning scenery. Nestled in the heart of Napa Valley is the incredible Auberge du Soleil Resort. Take the wine train so that you can hop from vineyard to vineyard and sample all the tasty wines.
Woodstock Inn & Resort in Woodstock, VT
Cosied on the banks of the Ottauquechee River, lies the adorable Woodstock Inn & Resort. This resort dates back to the founding of the village in the 18th Century, so history abounds. But you won’t want to miss the Woodstock Brewery or the spa. Don’t leave without purchasing a homemade quilt!
Little Palm Island in the Florida Keys
Do the Keys count as the continental US? Even if it doesn't, I couldn't leave this elegant adults-only resort. Little Palm Island will appeal to any couple that desires romance and unrivaled luxury on a lush tropical island.
Mohonk Mountain House in New Paltz, NY
There is no wrong time to go to Mohonk, but the area is perfect in the Fall. The whole area explodes in color. This Victorian Castle, located in the wilderness, is a mere 2 hours outside of New York City. It begs you to discover the great outdoors with hiking, biking, and rock climbing. No worries if you want to be less active; lovely gardens with gazebos beckon you to wander about the resort.
Amangiri in Canyon Point, UT
Situated near the Grand Staircase Escalante, Amangiri fits seamlessly into miles of red rock county. This ultra-exclusive gem is perfect for anyone that wants to fit some adventure into their holiday. Hike and climb the colorful rock canyons or sit by the world-famous pool. It is also featured in Honeymoon like Emily Ratajkowski at Amangiri Resort.
Twin Farms in Barnard, VT
Smack dap in the middle of a lush, Vermont landscape lies the delightful Twin Farms. Three hundred acres of wildflowers and pine and maple trees. But the real draw is dinner. Your sumptuous gourmet experience begins with a champagne and then segues into a multi-course feast. Ingredients are locally sourced with produce grown at the farm itself. Twin Farms is in Best Luxury All-Inclusive Resorts in the World.
The Resort at Paws Up in Greenough, MT
Paws Up will let you customize your entire experience. Stargaze, snuggle and make S’mores outside your luxe tent. They only have six tents at the Cliffside Camp overlooking the Blackfoot River. Ask your butler to book a hot-air-balloon ride above millions of ponderosa pines. This resort is in 30 Best Luxury All-Inclusive Resorts in the World. The Continental USA has tons of incredible resorts that anxiously await the return of guests. Now, it is the perfect time to discover all the hidden gems of the good old USA. This blog is Part 1 of my Best Resorts in the Continental USA. I know there will be at least a Part 2, but I think there will be a Part 3 also. I had to leave a lot of gorgeous resorts off this list!