Warmer months are upon us, which means it’s time to start thinking about this year’s travel plans (if it hasn’t already crossed your mind). 2023 is the year to treat yourself and book a vacation like no other, and we’re here with a guide to kickstart the journey to some unforgettable spots across the U.S.! Whether your style is relaxing in a vintage trailer or staying in an actual castle, there’s a trip in here that’s calling your name.
Kimberly Creek Retreat – Ashland, NE
What they’re known for: Kimberly Creek Retreat offers a range of glamping cabins, pods, and geo-domes on 20 acres of secluded woods. Guests are able to remove their daily stresses and immerse themselves fully in nature with activities like hiking, visiting nearby state parks and safari parks, and more.
Posthotel Leavenworth – Leavenworth, WA
What they’re known for: Posthotel Leavenworth is located on the river, amongst the mountains in the Bavarian town of Leavenworth, WA. This 21+ hotel is no stranger to luxury with stunning views, wellness area with nap rooms, and extensive spa options – and don’t forget about the swim-out saltwater pool!
Best Friends Roadhouse – Kanab, UT
What they’re known for: If you’re the type of person who can’t travel without your furry four-legged companion, then Best Friends Roadhouse is for you. This hotel is completely pet-friendly (and even expected to join), and not just limited to dogs, as they welcome cats, too! Additional pet amenities include pull-out dog beds, dog washing stations, pet splash zones, and more.
McMenamins Kennedy School – Portland, OR
What they’re known for: Kennedy Elementary School opened it’s doors in 1915, and soon became abandoned. The McMenamins group took over the space, renovating it to one of Portland’s most unique hotels and is now McMenamins Kennedy School. Enjoy a beer in a classroom, discover aged whiskey in detention, or enjoy a movie in an old auditorium… The options are endless!
Post Ranch Inn – Big Sur, CA
What they’re known for: Post Ranch Inn is the place for you if you’re looking to unplug and connect with nature. This hotel is built along the California coastline and features locally inspired decor. To truly connect guests with relaxation, the luxurious rooms do not have televisions or alarm clocks.
The Kentucky Castle – Versailles, KY
What they’re known for: The Kentucky Castle is a formerly “cursed” castle that was passed hands many times before it’s final completion. Now, it features over 15 guest accommodations, a farm-to-table restaurant with ingredients from the Castle Farm, and a spa. If you’ve ever dreamt of staying in a real life castle, now’s your chance.
Lost Hill Lake – Saint Clair, MO
What they’re known for: While Lost Hill Lake started out by hosting events, they’ve started to include an unforgettable glamping experience. Guests can stay in a houseboat, multiple school buses, and different campers. Group packages are also availables for excursions like bachelorette parties, birthday trips, family reunions, etc.
The Roxbury – Roxbury, NY
What they’re known for: The Roxbury is truly a one-of-a-kind stay, located in the Catskill Mountains of New York. The bespoke themed rooms, cottages, and suites are impeccably detailed and whimsical for interests ranging from superheroes to Dracula.
Wylder Hotel Hope Valley – Hope Valley, CA
What they’re known for: Wylder Hope Valley’s mission is to welcome adventurers with open arms to enjoy the true beauty of Sierra Nevada. You can choose to stay in your own accommodations by camping in a tent or RV, or upgrade for a unique experience in a cabin, yurt, or lodge large enough to host a family. Amenities include concert series in the winter and summer, hiking, moonlight tours, saunas, and more.
Hotel Luna Mystica – El Prado, NM
What they’re known for: Hotel Luna Mystica is a vintage trailer hotel and starlight campground. Each trailer features it’s own deck, comfy bed, bathroom, and kitchen facilities. What’s even better is that the hotel is located only twelve feet away from the Taos Mesa Brewery!
And now, it’s time for you to make a tough decision – where will you be booking for the trip of a lifetime? Make sure you have the Yelp app downloaded so that you can follow our ten one-of-a-kind lodging experiences Collection and pick which spot is best for you!