Beyond the traditional paths travelers explore are the routes scarcely visited but through extensive adventure, LA Travel Magazine has compiled the 10 Best North American Hotels & Resorts of 2014. From Sin City to the Great White North and south of the U.S. border this list is filled with off the beaten path lodging surrounded by diverse beauty and culture.
The 10 Best North American Hotels & Resorts of 2014 are:
- Jade Mountain, St. Lucia
- Grand Del Mar, Del Mar
- Broadmoor, Colorado Springs
- Santa Barbara Beach Resort, Curacao
- Rimrock Resort, Banff
- Wedgewood Hotel and Spa, Vancouver
- Venetian, Las Vegas
- Hotel Valencia Santana Row, San Jose
- Sandy Lane, Barbados
- The Breakers, Palm Beach
Unexpected luxury can be experienced at the all-suite Venetian Hotel in Las Vegas, the world’s largest five-diamond resort. Themed after the famous Italian city, the resort provides an authentic Venetian atmosphere for thousands of visitors daily.
Experience the culture of Curacao while staying in The Santa Barbara Beach & Golf Resort situated between the Caribbean Sea and Spanish Bay. As one of the best-kept secrets in the Caribbean the island of Curacao is the perfect setting for a resort known for private beaches and relaxation. The hacienda-style compound offers a tropical setting with an abundance of modern luxury.
Combining romance with a peaceful setting is simple when staying at the Wedgewood Hotel and Spa in Vancouver. A boutique hotel with top of the line luxury amenities, this family-run property provides top rated restaurants, a full-service award winning spa and an ideal downtown location.
Discover your inner child during any number of activities at The Grand Del Mar in San Diego. Play a round of golf at The Grand Golf Course, a challenging Tom Fazio-designed 18-hole par- 72 course fit for all levels of play. Or head to the Equestrian Center for lessons and trail rides at the 20,000-square-foot facility.
While some destinations may be considered common, rest assured, the experience with these properties are anything but ordinary.