Hotels in U.S.
The three-year-old Miami masterpiece, boasting Yabu Pushelberg-designed interiors, hosts a well-manicured crowd keen on high-end shopping and beachfront yoga and fitness classes from cult trainers Tracie Wright Vlaun and Christopher Vlaun.
Evidence of The Vendue’s history as an 18th-century warehouse can still be seen in many of the property’s 84 guestrooms, such as original wood beams and historic Charleston brick. The otherwise modern hotel, only a year old, has a strong dedication to the city’s arts.
Like the 21c Museum Hotels Group did with Louisville, Cincy’s historic urban core has been revitalized. A neglected, 100-year-old downtown building has been transformed into a chic hotel and contemporary art space with rotating exhibitions.
No amusement park necessary at this resort: the fun is in the breathtaking Hawaiian backdrop of lush rainforests and turquoise lagoons. Like all Disney ventures, guests of all ages are well-attended and entertained.
The Venetian, on the Las Vegas Strip, isn’t the only place where Italy is re-created in Nevada’s Mojave Desert. Consider Ravella, a sprawling, 349-room resort on the shores of Lake Las Vegas, just 17 miles east of Sin City.
This oceanfront property has 15 unfussy rooms with bright accent walls, 42-inch plasma TVs, and private decks overlooking the waves.
Guests can relax on front porch rockers, jump into a 44-jet Jacuzzi, or take complimentary bikes for ride along neighborhood streets.
Tagged with a historical marker, this central brick building was originally built in 1928 and now houses 55 polished rooms with large windows, flat-screen TVs, and plush robes.
Bed down in one of five cheerful guest rooms—all with private baths, period furnishings and complimentary WiFi—at this historic home (it was the city’s first boarding house) in downtown Lake Charles.
This Louisiana plantation-style mansion was built in 1912 with grand iconic columns and a wrap around patio and porch. Of the five accommodation options, all outfitted with antique furnishings, families should opt for the spacious two-bedroom carriage house for its kitchen and pool access.
It’s hard not to have fun at this well-appointed resort on 28,000 acres. There’s a water park and 180 miles of nature trails as well as seasonal activities such as dive-in movies and build your own s’mores.
There are five rooms, some of which have private balconies overlooking the property’s graceful live oaks, at this B&B housed in a 1909 mansion.
Rachel Ashwell of the popular Shabby Chic design line is behind this 46-acre B&B with seven accommodation options (cottages, lodges, manors, and barns) smartly outfitted with mismatched furnishings and chandeliers and amenities such as claw-footed tubs and iPod docking stations.
All 42 rooms at this marina-front property have new beds, furnishings, and a fresh coat of paint. In-room fridges and microwaves are great family amenities, as are complimentary WiFi and the continental breakfast. Guests are also within walking distance of local restaurants and shops.
Bed down in one of three cabins—some with rustic wood paneled walls, four-poster beds, and kitchenettes—on this 18-acre B&B outside of Blanco. Gourmet breakfasts are delivered in a picnic basket.