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No. 1 Umstead Hotel and Spa, Cary, NC

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Score: 91.36

This tranquil property, minutes from downtown Raleigh, is on a three-acre lake surrounded by tidy trails just one mile away from William B. Umstead State Park. Don’t miss the resort’s signature afternoon tea in the art-filled lobby lounge—complete with a Dale Chihuly glass sculpture and a harpist who performs each Wednesday through Sunday.

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No. 1 Umstead Hotel and Spa, Cary, NC

Score: 91.36

This tranquil property, minutes from downtown Raleigh, is on a three-acre lake surrounded by tidy trails just one mile away from William B. Umstead State Park. Don’t miss the resort’s signature afternoon tea in the art-filled lobby lounge—complete with a Dale Chihuly glass sculpture and a harpist who performs each Wednesday through Sunday.

Courtesy of the Umstead Hotel & Spa

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