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Best All-Inclusive Resort (2021)

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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. 

  • The Lodge on Little St. Simons Island

    The Lodge on Little St. Simons Island
    Little St. Simons Island, Ga.

    Guests of The Lodge on Little St. Simons Island on Georgia's Golden Isles have 7 miles of pristine beach and 11,000 acres of undeveloped wilderness to explore. The resort is only accessible by boat, and there are never more than 32 overnight guests, making this a truly serene retreat. Naturalist-led activities include birding, hiking, kayaking, fishing and cycling. Rates include three daily meals, non-alcoholic beverages, boat transfers and all activities on the island.
    Photo courtesy of Little St. Simons Island

  • C Lazy U Ranch

    C Lazy U Ranch
    Granby, Colo.

    The traditions of the American West are alive and well at C Lazy U Ranch in Colorado. This luxury guest ranch offers 43 rooms of varying sizes, including three bedroom cabins ideal for families. Visitors to this four seasons property can go horseback riding, practice cattle pushing, hike, mountain bike, cross country ski or go snowshoeing between hearty, family-style meals.
    Photo courtesy of C Lazy U Ranch

  • Mustang Monument

    Mustang Monument
    Wells, Nev.

    Proceeds from stays at the Mustang Monument Wold Horse Eco-Resort in Nevada benefit the wild mustang populations that call the property home. Rates include meals, spa treatments and numerous adventures and activities, like horseback riding, guided hikes, roping lessons, rock climbing and crafting classes.
    Photo courtesy of iStock / georgeclerk

  • Castle Hot Springs

    Castle Hot Springs
    Castle Hot Springs, Ariz.

    Castle Hot Springs in the spectacular Sonoran Desert centers on three hot springs pools tucked into a secluded canyon. Guests of the resort enjoy plenty of inclusive amenities, including farm-to-table meals, gratuities and activities ranging from yoga and guided hikes to archery lessons and farm tours.
    Photo courtesy of Castle Hot Springs

  • Triple Creek Ranch

    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

  • Magee Homestead

    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 Executive Chef Ulfet Ralph, cocktails served poolside and luxury accommodations within nine historically restored cabins.
    Photo courtesy of Magee Homestead

  • Rocking Horse Ranch

    Rocking Horse Ranch
    Highland, NY

    The family-owned Rocking Horse Ranch Resort is only ninety miles north of New York City, but this modern-day dude ranch/summer camp is the ultimate getaway from city life. Their herd of 120 horses and 500 acres of trails are suitable for all ages and skill levels. A dizzying array of water activities, games, and entertainment cover all the bases for the entire family.
    Photo courtesy of Zeiss4Me // Getty Images

  • Grand Hotel

    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

  • Migis Lodge at Sebago Lake

    Migis Lodge at Sebago Lake
    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 at Sebago Lake

  • Lake Austin Spa Resort

    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

The top 10 winners in the category Best All-Inclusive Resort are as follows:
  1. The Lodge on Little St. Simons Island - Little St. Simons Island, Ga.
  2. C Lazy U Ranch - Granby, Colo.
  3. Mustang Monument - Wells, Nev.
  4. Castle Hot Springs - Castle Hot Springs, Ariz.
  5. Triple Creek Ranch - Darby, Mont.
  6. Magee Homestead - Saratoga, Wyo.
  7. Rocking Horse Ranch - Highland, NY
  8. Grand Hotel - Mackinac Island, Mich.
  9. Migis Lodge at Sebago Lake - South Casco, Maine
  10. Lake Austin Spa Resort - Austin

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

Congratulations to all these winning resorts!

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