Highly Rated All-Inclusive Resorts You Can Find In America

While all-inclusive resorts have always been a popular option for travel to Mexico, the Caribbean, or even Europe, it's not a concept that immediately comes to mind when booking U.S. travel. But did you know that some of the world's best all-inclusive resorts are right here in the States? The U.S. has plenty of all-inclusive resorts, where everything from yoga to cocktails to waterskiing is all included in one price. In fact, all-inclusive resorts are more popular than ever as travelers realize the ease of planning for one destination all at one price.

These resorts are consistently ranked among the best in the U.S. by travel experts and regularly receive glowing reviews from travelers. In addition, most of these resorts consistently win annual recognition by top travel publications for their comprehensive activities, delicious dining options, and exceptional guest experiences. Many of these all-inclusive resorts have been around for decades, upholding traditions like nightly campfires, weekly bingo, or pre-dinner cocktail hours. Whether you're dreaming of a dude ranch vacation or a week spent on a lake in Maine, these American resorts offer accommodations, dining, and activities all for one price.

Blackberry Farm

This five-star resort in the Smoky Mountains is frequently lauded as one of the best resorts in America for its rural setting, luxurious accommodations, and extraordinary culinary programs. Located in the Great Smoky Mountains in Eastern Tennessee, Blackberry Farm is set on 9,200 acres of countryside. The resort's expansive property includes a farm, a butcher, a creamery, and an orchard, all focused on sustainable practices. Guests at Blackberry Farm stay in suites, cottages, or stand-alone houses. The decor is luxurious yet understated, and many accommodations have stone fireplaces and porches with rocking chairs to take in the view.

Blackberry Farm has a host of year-round activities like hiking, cycling, tennis, and horseback riding. The resort's Smoky Mountain Sports Club offers clay shooting, archery, and paintball. A family-friendly resort, Blackberry Farm has Camp Blackberry for kids, while The Wellhouse Spa offers treatments inspired by the Smoky Mountain region, like the Appalachian Body Purification treatment. Guests can also attend wellness classes, including yoga, meditation, and Reiki.

While Blackberry Farm has a wealth of daily activities for guests, the resort emphasizes culinary experiences, from cooking classes to wine tastings. Guests can visit the on-site brewery, attend culinary demonstrations, or even take a farmstead tour. While many activities come with an extra fee, the all-inclusive rate at Blackberry Farm includes three meals per day and pantry snacks.

Migis Lodge

This cabin-style resort on Maine's Sebago Lake has welcomed guests since 1916. Located an hour north of Portland, Migis Lodge is a historic resort that embraces nostalgia. Indeed, the resort's emphasis on tradition is a big draw for its repeat guests, many of whom have been coming for generations. Guests are encouraged to dress for dinner, meet for pre-dinner cocktails during the nightly wine and cheese hour, or participate in weekly activities such as family bingo and a lakeside lobster bake.

Accommodations at Migis range from historic inn rooms to three-bedroom log cabins, all with rustic elegant decor. Many have lake views, fireplaces, and screened-in porches. Activities at Migis include everything from sailing and kayaking to waterskiing, fishing, and paddle boarding. Many guests return to Migis for their comprehensive children's program, where kids can attend an all-day camp-like environment with games, crafts, swimming, and a weekly talent show. Children can dine with their parents in the lodge or eat in the kids-only dining room.

Apart from the weekly lobster bake, dining at the resort is in the main lodge, with multi-course dinners and a massive dessert buffet. At lunch, guests can choose from a daily lakeside cookout, picnic, or sit-down meal in the lodge. All-inclusive rates cover three daily meals and snacks, pre-dinner appetizers, children's programming, and all water activities.

Mohonk Mountain House

Located in New Paltz, New York, Mohonk Mountain House is a Victorian-style historic resort nestled in the Hudson Valley. A member of the Historic Hotels of America, Mohonk Mountain House is an enduring favorite of guests who have voted it one of America's best all-inclusive resorts.With a lakeside location and 8,000 acres of nature to explore, the resort offers a variety of outdoor activities in all seasons. In the summer, guests can enjoy hiking, sailing, lake swimming, golf, tennis, and rock climbing, while winter offers ice skating, cross-country skiing, and snow tubing. Almost all activities, with the exception of carriage rides, horseback riding, and spa treatments, are included in the daily room rate. The resort also has a large indoor pool that is open year-round.

Accommodations at the resort are decorated in Victorian style, many with gas fireplaces and lakefront balconies with rockers to enjoy the view, while dining is in the main dining room or at the casual lakeside Granary restaurant. Rates at Mohonk Mountain House are all-inclusive, with three meals per day, including afternoon tea and most activities.

Alisal Guest Ranch

Alisal Guest Ranch is a luxury dude ranch nestled in California's San Ynez Valley on more than 10,000 acres. Open since 1946, the ranch is known for its horse riding but also has activities like golf, swimming, biking, hiking, and archery. Accommodations at Alisal Guest Ranch range from standard rooms and studios to ranch-style cottages and cabins, with the largest sleeping up to 12. The stylish decor is Western-inspired and was updated by renowned designer Nathan Turner. 

Dining at the resort is offered in various settings, from the signature Ranch Room and Creekside Restaurant to the Grill at the Alisal River Course. Casual options include the Chuckwagon Grill lunch spot and the Waggin' Tongue Bar. In the summer, large outdoor barbecues are held weekly, including rodeo barbecues that accompany a show by the ranch's wranglers. The all-inclusive rate includes breakfast and dinner daily, most activities, and beer and wine. Since the ranch is in the heart of Santa Barbara wine country, shuttles to nearby vineyards are also included in the rate.

Woodloch Pines Resort

Located in Pennsylvania's Pocono Mountains, Woodloch Pines Resort offers up to 30 daily adventures and activities, all included in one price. Accommodations at Woodloch Pines are classic hotel rooms and suites with up to two bedrooms, many with lakefront views. Larger groups can book one of the 70 rental homes at the resort that range from three to six bedrooms.

Amenities at Woodloch Pines include indoor and outdoor pools, a climbing wall, an adventure playground, tennis courts, a fitness center, and an arts and crafts room. The resort's lake provides year-round activities such as water skiing, ice skating, swimming, fishing, and boating. The resort also boasts unusual activity options for kids, such as the indoor splash pad, go-kart track, and bumper boat pond, to go with a full-service kids club.

Guests at Woodloch Pines are required to book a two or three-meal plan per day, which includes most activities in addition to nightly entertainment. The resort's night activities include magic shows, live bands, movie nights, and bingo.

Triple Creek Ranch

Triple Creek Ranch is a luxury ranch in Montana's Bitterroot Valley in the shadow of the Rocky Mountains. Recently voted the #1 Resort and Hotel in Montana by U.S. News and World Reports, Triple Creek Ranch is an adults-only resort with many year-round activities.

Summer activities include horseback riding, tennis, hiking, fishing, and whitewater rafting. During the winter months, skiing, snow tubing, snowboarding, and dogsledding are available. The resort's focus on luxury ensures that several bespoke activities, such as artisanal candle making, wine tastings, fly casting lessons, and working cattle rides, are all included in the experience.

Accommodations at the resort are luxury log cabins with living areas, fireplaces, and Molton Brown amenities. Larger cabins have private hot tubs and come with a golf cart during the summer months. A Relais & Chateaux resort, Triple Creek Ranch is known for its gourmet cuisine and culinary experiences. Three meals per day, including house wine, beer, and spirits, are included in the rate, as well as most resort activities.

The Tyler Place Family Resort

Tyler Place in Vermont is a unique resort modeled like a family-style summer camp. Families can stay busy all day with a field house, dining hall, pool complex, and activities organized by age groups from babies through teens. Located on Lake Champlain, Tyler Place takes advantage of its lakefront location by offering a variety of watersports, including sailing, tubing, canoeing, fishing, and swimming. On land, guests find basketball and tennis courts, archery, mini golf, a driving range, and a ropes course.

Accommodations are cabin style, many with lakefront views, screened-in porches, and kitchenettes. Unlike many all-inclusive resorts, Tyler Place only accepts bookings from Saturday to the following Saturday to encourage building relationships among its guests and a sense of community among the campers; travelers who wish to visit Tyler Place must book a full week in order to experience the resort.

While families can dine together at breakfast each morning in the dining hall, dinner is designed for kids to enjoy meals with their fellow campers. Adults can meet for pre-dinner cocktails before eating buffet style in the dining hall or on their own. After dinner, families convene again for a full schedule of night activities like campfires, singalongs, movies, and bingo.

Bungalows Key Largo

Florida's newest all-inclusive is Bungalows Key Largo, an adults-only resort in the heart of Key Largo. The resort was constructed in 2019 and was devastated by a fire a few months later, but now the resort is back and better than ever.

Accommodations are, as the name suggests, specifically individual bungalows, ensuring that every guest enjoys privacy and plenty of space. Waterfront bungalows have views of the Intracoastal Waterway, while garden bungalows are hidden in lush tropical greenery. All come with terraces, outdoor showers, soaking tubs, sitting areas, and spa-style bathrooms.

Bungalows Key Largo has two pools and various watersports like water trikes, kayaking, paddle boarding, and snorkeling. For an added cost, guests can book private sails on a catamaran or even excursions to Everglades National Park. The resort's floating tiki bars also offer a fun way to explore the water with other couples. Yoga and wellness classes and a full-service fitness center are available.

The resort has six different dining options, including the waterfront Fish Tales restaurant, the Sunset Tiki Bar, and a Hemingway-themed bar. The all-inclusive aspect at Bungalows Key Largo covers three daily meals, all cocktails, beer, and wine.

Skytop Lodge

Skytop Lodge is a grand stone manor-style hotel set on 5,500 acres of mountaintop in the heart of the Poconos Mountains. A member of the Historic Hotels of America, the resort's primary inn has been welcoming guests since 1928. Rooms and suites at The Lodge have traditional decor, while The Inn rooms are designed in a contemporary rustic style, with many boasting golf course views. The cottages at Skytop Lodge have fireplaces, porches, and living areas, and many cottages are located along the resort's natural stream.

Skytop Lodge is a family-friendly resort with year-round activities. In the summer, guests can enjoy golf, tennis, outdoor pools, hiking, and boating on the resort's lake. For an additional cost, guests can visit the Outdoor Adventure Center and get the adrenaline flowing on the zipline or test their skills on the ropes course. During winter, Skytop Lodge is ideally situated for skiing, snow tubing, snowshoeing, ice skating, and ice fishing. The resort also has two pools and a large fitness center.

For an all-inclusive option, choose the resort's Modified American Plan, which covers breakfast and dinner in three different restaurants, as well as most activities. Skytop Lodge is popular around the festive holidays when the resort offers themed activities like Breakfast with Santa and a grand fireworks display.

C Lazy U Ranch

Consistently voted as one of the best dude ranches in America, C Lazy U is a luxury ranch in Granby, Colorado, just two hours from Denver in the Rocky Mountains. Guests at C Lazy U stay in luxury cabins and enjoy three gourmet meals daily, plus snacks and wine, beer, and cocktails, all for one nightly rate.

Daily activities include horseback riding, cattle drives, swimming, yoga and fitness, hiking, tennis, and mountain biking. The resort has a zipline and ropes course, an Orvis fishing center, archery, and trap shooting. For an additional price, guests can book off-site experiences or treatments at the C Lazy U Spa. In the winter, the ranch offers cross-country skiing, tubing, snowmobiling, and ice skating.

Dining at the ranch varies by season. During the in-season summer months, families share meals at breakfast and lunch, then go their separate ways for dinner. Adults enjoy multi-course gourmet meals in the dining room while kids dine with their friends and counselors. After dinner, guests of the ranch enjoy nightly entertainment like live music, ice cream socials, campfires, and rodeos.

The Lodge on Little St. Simons Island

Located in the Golden Isles of Georgia, just north of Jacksonville, Florida, The Lodge at Little St. Simons Island is a nature-lover's paradise. The resort's moniker, 'Where Nature is Luxury,' sums up the experience at this low-key, luxury resort that feels miles away from civilization. Accessible only by boat, the resort can only host 32 guests at a time, so its intimate nature provides a relaxing escape.

Guests can stay in one of six cottages with private porches and rustic elegant decor. Guests can also choose to stay in the 1917 hunting lodge, which has antique cedar furniture and historic decor. Additionally, the entire resort is available to book for large parties, family reunions, and group gatherings. Activities on the island focus on exploring the 11,000 acres of private wilderness. Guests can hike, bike, fish at their leisure, or be assisted by one of the island's six on-site naturalists. The resort also has a saltwater pool and multiple beaches.

Dining at the resort features farm-to-table gourmet cuisine, with most of the produce sourced from the resort's garden. The Lodge on Little St. Simons Island is also known for its green initiatives and has several renowned educational programs for guests focused on conservation.

Twin Farms

America's most luxurious all-inclusive resort is set on 300 acres in the Green Mountains of Vermont. Twin Farms takes the concept of all-inclusive to extremes, with every experience completely tailored to a guest's desires. In the mood for a woodland picnic? Want to enjoy pre-dinner cocktails on your cabin's porch? Or perhaps you'd like to ski on the resort's private mountaintop? At Twin Farms, no wish is too grand, and it's all included in one price.

Guests stay in one of 28 themed cottages or suites. The Meadow Cottage has a whimsical Moroccan theme, with tented ceilings and terracotta floors. Perch Cottage is set beside a stream and features antique fish decoys, a copper soaking tub, and antique furniture. In summer, guests can hike, bike, and swim or canoe in the resort's pond. During winter, ice skating, skiing, and sledding are available.

Dining at Twin Farms is completely tailored to a guest's likes or dislikes, and a detailed request sheet is required by guests in advance of arrival. Meals feature locally sourced meat, dairy, and vegetables and can be served in the dining room, by the pond, or in a guest's cottage. The resort also specializes in custom picnics, which can be presented anywhere on the property, including the resort's private treehouses. All meals, wine pairings, spirits, and most activities are included in the daily rate.