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Readers vote Grand Hotel America's best all-inclusive

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Mackinac Island winner offers historic appeal and a charming setting

We're not sure which is more appealing: being in a stunningly beautiful place, or not having to think about money once you arrive. The combo of the two is a winning recipe for a relaxing vacation.

  • Grand Hotel
    Mackinac Island, Mich.

    Guests at the Grand Hotel on Mackinac Island might find themselves on rocking chairs on the world's longest porch overlooking the Straits of Mackinac. This historic hotel opened in 1887 to cater to summer vacationers from Chicago Montreal and Detroit. Room rates are inclusive of three daily meals.
    Photo courtesy of Grand Hotel Mackinac Island

  • The Lodge at Woodloch
    Hawley, Penn.

    The Lodge at Woodloch, an all-inclusive, adults-only spa resort in the heart of the Pennsylvania Poconos, invites guests to step away from the whirlwind of life to refocus. Guests enjoy a full-service spa and a wide range of classes and activities – everything from meditation, yoga or spinning to painting, cooking or wine tasting.
    Photo courtesy of The Lodge at Woodloch

  • The Ranch at Rock Creek
    Philipsburg, Mont.

    Situated in a picturesque Montana valley, The Ranch at Rock Creek offers 29 accommodations during the summer season. Dude ranch guests can learn to fly fish on a Blue Ribbon trout stream, ride on horseback to the Top of the World, go for a swim or soak in the outdoor pool and hot tub, or set out on a geocaching adventure.
    Photo courtesy of The Ranch at Rock Creek

  • Magee Homestead
    Saratoga, Wyo.

    This all-inclusive Relais & Châteaux property in southern Wyoming offers adults-only ranch vacations, complete with a la carte Western-inspired meals from Chef de Cuisine AJ Buchanio, cocktails served poolside and luxury accommodations within nine historically restored cabins.
    Photo courtesy of Magee Homestead

  • Club Med Sandpiper Bay
    Port St. Lucie, Fla.

    One of the country’s only truly all-inclusive resorts, Club Med Sandpiper Bay caters to active travelers. It’s located in between Miami and Orlando along the St. Lucie River where beach and swimming activities are available. Expert pros in the resort’s multi-sport Club Med Academy are on hand to coach beach volleyball, tennis, golf and fitness for those who want to improve techniques.
    Photo courtesy of Club Med

  • Migis Lodge
    South Casco, Maine

    The 35 cottages of Migis Lodge are spread across 125 acres of pine forest on the shores of Sebago Lake. Guests love this lakeside retreat for its numerous recreational options, including waterskiing, kayaking, sailing or having lunch on a private island. Nightly rates include everything but alcoholic beverages and motor boat rentals.
    Photo courtesy of Migis Lodge

  • Lake Austin Spa Resort
    Austin

    Lake Austin Spa Resort is an award-winning destination spa tucked away in the beautiful Texas Hill Country, offering more than 100 treatments alongside luxurious accommodations, gourmet meals, a variety of fitness activities and special programs. Many of the thoughtfully-appointed guest rooms have been completely updated, and dogs are allowed in the cottages. Rates include three gourmet meals daily and a variety of fitness activities and daily events, from yoga and paddle boarding to culinary classes and life skills workshops.
    Photo courtesy of Lake Austin Spa Resort

  • Miraval Arizona Resort & Spa
    Tucson

    Oprah was the first to make most people aware of Miraval, a luxury resort that allows guests to immerse themselves in well-being, 24/7. The comprehensive wellness program incorporates exercise, healthy food, meditation and sleep. Aside from its emphasis on mind, body and spirit healing, the hotel offers a luxurious stay in a one of Tucson's most scenic open desert areas.
    Photo courtesy of Miraval Arizona Resort & Spa

  • Triple Creek Ranch
    Darby, Mont.

    A luxury guest ranch in Western Montana, Triple Creek Ranch offers an all-inclusive vacation experience complete with stunning scenery, plush accommodations in private log cabins and outdoor activities throughout the year. The menu of activities includes horseback riding, fly fishing, hiking, archery, lawn games, skiing, snowshoeing and even equestrian skijoring.
    Photo courtesy of Triple Creek Ranch

  • The Resort at Paws Up
    Greenough, Mont.

    Pristine wilderness and thoughtful luxury join forces to create an exquisite guest experience at The Resort at Paws Up. This Montana resort sits on a 37,000-acre working cattle ranch with a range of accommodations (from luxe private homes to glamping sites) and activities. Horseback riding is the signature experience, but guests can also mountain bike, fly fish, geocache or partake in an authentic Montana ranch activity.
    Photo courtesy of The Resort at Paws Up

The top 10 winners in the category Best All-Inclusive Resort are as follows:

  1. Grand Hotel - Mackinac Island, Mich.
  2. The Lodge at Woodloch - Hawley, Penn.
  3. The Ranch at Rock Creek - Philipsburg, Mont.
  4. Magee Homestead - Saratoga, Wyo.
  5. Club Med Sandpiper Bay - Port St. Lucie, Fla.
  6. Migis Lodge - South Casco, Maine
  7. Lake Austin Spa Resort - Austin
  8. Miraval Arizona Resort & Spa - Tucson
  9. Triple Creek Ranch - Darby, Mont.
  10. The Resort at Paws Up - Greenough, Mont.

A panel of experts partnered with 10Best editors to pick the initial 20 nominees, and the top 10 winners were determined by popular vote.

Congratulations to all these winning all-inclusive resorts!

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