The Best Staycations in Every State
Sometimes, the best vacations are ones that don’t require a passport or even a plane ticket: They’re in spots that can be found in your state—or one nearby. Click through to find close, easy, and fun staycation options.
If you’re looking for a romantic getaway, we’ve got the perfect spot for you. Named one of the most romantic vacation spots in Alabama by Crazy Tourist, Gorham’s Bluffs is right on the Tennessee River where you can kayak or have a picnic with that special loved one. Plus every room has a cozy fireplace and a hot tub.
Named one of the best lodges in Alaska by Forbes, the Ultima Thule Lodge is the perfect place for when you really want to get away. It takes a six-hour drive and a 90-minute flight to get to the five cabins, but you’ll be thankful that you did. Luxury accommodations and the best outdoor adventures Alaska has to offer and you’ve got yourself a dream staycation. If you’re traveling to Alaska, make sure you follow this travel checklist.
Looks like you have to live in Arizona if you want to live out your mermaid dreams. According to North Valley Magazine, the most unique staycation in the state is The Phoenician. Located in Scottsdale, the hotel offers Aquamermaid School where guests can learn to swim like a mermaid in 60-minute sessions.
The 21C Museum Hotel in Bentonville is every minimalist’s dream with its clean aesthetic and it houses an art museum for cultured folks looking to appreciate creativity.
It’s pretty hard to compete with California beaches. One of the best staycations is the small town of Laguna Beach where the water is crystal clear and not usually packed with tourists. One of the best places to stay is at the Montage, which has a cliff looking over the Pacific for a killer view.
A good staycation doesn’t have to be expensive. According to 303 Magazine, staying at a place like Steamboat Springs for just about $60 a night and go on hikes, ski, or utilize one of the hot springs.
The Litchfield Inn is the quintessential New England colonial home. Come for the incredible property, but stay for the fun activities, like a hot air balloon ride, around the area. Don’t miss these charming bed and breakfasts in each state.
Hotel Rehoboth is a great place to stay for a beach getaway. It’s walking distance from every place you need to visit, including restaurants, the boardwalk, and shops.
Voted as the number one place to have a staycation on Wallet Hub, Orlando is the home of arguably the best amusement parks in the United States. Disney World, Harry Potter World, and Universal Orlando—you will never be bored.
The Barnsley Resort is truly magnificent. Located in north Georgia, the 3,000-acre estate offers everything from horseback riding to luxurious spas to guarantee the ultimate staycation for anyone who lives in the south. Check out these stunning hiking trails all over America.