Top 5 Luxury Destinations in the USA

Sometimes you don’t need to travel far to find your dream destination and the USA can truly pull out all the stops when it comes to luxury living. With a glorious landscape covering everything from rising Rocky Mountains to remote beaches, charming seaside towns and the bright lights of urban cityscapes, finding your own heavenly retreat in the United States can be blissfully simple.

Take a glimpse at these five destinations delivering perfection to the one percent.

Maui

For the ultimate escape boasting outstanding natural beauty, five-star decadence and divine dining, Maui is at the top of the list. With diamond carved resorts offering cascading spa pools, personal beach cabanas and dazzling suites you can rest easy in paradise.

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Lose yourself in the lush verdant greens of Maui’s rainforests, swim in sacred pools, and walk through the silver veils of waterfall and discover some of the best black sand beaches in the world. For foodies, Maui is a destination that will have your taste buds tingling with evocative fresh island sushi, dark and devilish coffee and exotic jeweled fruits to feast on.

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New York City

Every luxury imaginable is laid out on a silver platter in the city that never sleeps – NYC. Fifth Avenue is one of the world’s most iconic shopping streets and the chic boutique windows are sure to tempt you in a smorgasbord of cultural offerings that ensures that you can have your fill of high-class galleries, exciting museums, historic landmarks and la crème de la crème in Broadway shows.

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When it comes to exquisite accommodation, the Waldorf offers mesmerizing views of Central Park and as for fine dining you can order up a lobster and caviar pizza at Nino’s.

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Aspen

Aspen has long been the snow coated playground of the rich and the famous with its Swiss chalets, alpine bistros and world-class spa resorts. The scenic mountain town offers dramatic peaks to ski down in the winter, kaleidoscope colors in the autumn and soft lit hikes and swimming holes in the summer.

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The Snowmass, St Regis Resort and Hotel Jerome all provide extraordinary accommodation with jaw dropping suites and lavish wellness spas for soothing tired muscles. Dining out in Aspen is an art form with truffle fries at the Ajax and afterhours cocktails at Jimmy’s.

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Napa Valley

The Napa Valley is a whisper on the lips for those who adore fine wines, inspired dining and the grace of the Californian landscape. As far as bespoke destinations go, the Napa Valley can boast a delectable array of boutique hotels, open cellar doors and world-class restaurants.

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Sip a crisp chardonnay as you rise above the vineyard vistas in a hot air balloon, book a table at the darling Meadowood and swirl a few glasses at the prestigious Kenzo Estate winery. Old world European markets offer heady ripened cheeses, artisan oils and plump olives and night or two at the Auberge du Soleil will leave you feeling rejuvenated.

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Naples Florida

Home to millionaire’s row, streets filled with achingly trendy boutiques and Michelin starred restaurants; Naples in Florida knows how to hit the spot. With the bright sunshine pouring down on the marina, the bright and airy feel of the city and blissful beaches to boot, you know you have stumbled upon something special. This area is renowned for its extravagance but seems to carry it well.

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Prestigious golf courses, rooms at the Ritz Carlton and with eateries like Wylds and Mereday’s, you can indulge in absolute finery on the Florida shore.

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Roxanne Genier

Luxury Brand Management Consultant at Roxy Genier
Roxanne or Roxy, founder of Luxe In A City, was nominated as one of the Top 5 Luxury Travel Bloggers by the readers of USA Today. Aside from overseeing this luxury travel blog, she spends her time teaching how to perfect the feeling of luxury to authentic niche brands while traveling the world with her family.
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