Joe Batt's Arm, Newfoundland, Canada
Fogo Island Inn is a luxurious hotel with eye-catching design, and is set in an austere landscape hundreds of millions of years old off the northeastern coast of Newfoundland - in the heart of "Iceburg Alley." From March to June, the inn offers a front-row seat to massive floes heading down Iceberg Alley from Greenland to the North Atlantic. In summer, there is offshore birding and whale-watching, fishing, biking and visits to fishermen and craftspeople.
Big Sur, California
Set on a cliff overlooking the Pacific Ocean, this luxury, contemporary, ranch-style hotel is 1.6 miles from the Henry Miller Memorial Library. The rustic-chic rooms, suites and tree-houses have private decks with mountain or ocean views, and wood-burning fireplaces. They also have free minibars and WiFi, plus iPod docking stations. Some have indoor and outdoor spa pools.
Saranac Lake, Lake Placid Area, New York
The Point is a world apart. An all-inclusive resort property on the edge of a shining mountain lake. A Great Camp of the Great North Woods, built by William Avery Rockefeller a century ago as his family's private home. Today The Point is a resort like no other, a magnificent log retreat full of priceless art and fine antiques, where guests gather as the high society of the Gilded Ages once did at vibrant house parties deep in the forest.
Fernie, British Columbia
For 25 years Island Lake Catskiing has been at the top of the list of must ski destinations for every serious skier or boarder. Vast, spectacular terrain topped with 40 feet of snow consistently makes for some of the best skiing in the world. Island Lake is the ultimate destination for luxury catskiing, spacious rooms with soaker tubs, five star cuisine, full service spa and guest service second to none.
Set in the the Willamette Valley, world-renowned for its Pinot Noirs, this fabulous spa hotel is within 10 miles of dozens of wineries and 2.3 miles from Chehalem Glenn Golf Course. The Allison Inn & Spa is an idyllic Oregon luxury resort with spacious accommodations, a signature restaurant, full-service spa and event facilities.
Set on 70 acres of panoramic natural terrain, Enchantment Resort stands at the doorway of secluded Boynton Canyon. This resort is surrounded by red rock formations known for inspiring the mind, body and spirit. Endless activities for all ages and every interest, from golf and hiking to body sculpting and mountain biking.
Photo Credit to Fogo Island Inn, Post Ranch Inn, The Point Resort, Island Lake Lodge, The Allison Inn & Spa, Enchantment Resort