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Discover the Best Mountain Town Resorts in the US

Find your perfect getaway with luxurious accomodations, year-round activities, fine dining and breathtaking scenery at these top mountain town resorts.

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Photo: Cloudland at McLemore Resort

Experience the Ultimate Luxury at Top Mountain Town Resorts

Need an escape from the everyday? Get away to a mountain town resort for fresh air, scenic beauty and outdoor adventures for every season, whether you're into birdwatching, sunning by the pool or snowboarding. We've rounded up 15 of the top mountain town resorts in the US that offer luxurious accommodations in spectacular surroundings. Cast your line into a clear, cold stream for mountain trout, golf on a world-class course, indulge in a rejuvenating massage or soak in a bubbling hot tub under a sky filled with stars. These top mountain town resorts will keep you as busy — or as relaxed — as you want. Shown here: Cloudland at McLemore Resort, Curio by Hilton.

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Photo: Corey Stovin/Cloudland at McLemore Resort

Cloudland at McLemore Resort, Rising Fawn, Georgia

When you dip into the heated infinity pool or the hot tub at Cloudland at McLemore Resort, you're practically floating above the clouds. This cliff-edge resort sits atop Lookout Mountain in Rising Fawn, Georgia. If golf is your game, play 18 holes at The Highlands, an award-winning course set 2,300 feet above sea level, or head to the six-hole Cairn, designed by renowned architect Bill Bergin, for family play and short games. Set to open in fall 2024: The Keep, a walkable course on the eastern edge of the mountain. Unwind fireside with a handcrafted cocktail in the lounge, shown here, or dine at one of the on-site restaurants or coffee shops. Spa amenities include steam rooms, saunas, a cold deluge shower and hydrotherapy lounge; the fully equipped fitness center has a Peloton spin room. Before settling in for the night, browse the curated library, play board games or peer through the telescopes at the natural beauty of the Cumberland Plateau and McLemore Cove.

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Blackberry Farm, Walland, Tennessee

Indulge in fine dining and relax at peaceful Blackberry Farm, located in the foothills of the Great Smoky Mountains. This resort is known for its outstanding farm-to-table dining, and guests can sign up for cooking classes and wine tastings. Choose from outdoor activities like archery, clay shooting, fly fishing, paintball or hiking; guides and equipment are available. Each of the 68 accommodations, which include historic rooms, cottages and multi-bedroom houses, is furnished with art and fine antiques. Practice your yoga and barre and experience fast-paced cardio activities at The Wellhouse or treat yourself to spa treatments. (There's even a Blackberry Bloomers Junior Spa.) Three award-winning restaurants at this hotel in the mountains serve everything from haute cuisine to foods indigenous to the Smokies, like smoked North Carolina trout, sausage gravy on buttermilk biscuits and custard tarts made with wildflower honey.

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The Resort at Paws Up, Greenough, Montana

There’s nothing rough about roughing it at The Resort at Paws Up, even though it’s on a real working cattle ranch on 37,000 acres of unspoiled wilderness in the foothills of Western Montana's Garnet Mountains. Book a rugged but luxurious home (with the amenities of a five-star hotel) or a safari-style glamping tent (available from May to mid-October, also with all the comforts you could want). Also on the property: the green o, a unique getaway that offers upscale, secluded tree houses with spectacular forest views. Lewis and Clark once explored this land; today, Paws Up invites guests to choose from approximately 70 outdoor adventures, including fly fishing (10 miles of the Blackfoot River run through the property), hiking, swimming, sport shooting and more. Let kids abandon their screens for supervised activities like mountain biking and wrangling. The resort is about 35 minutes northeast of Missoula, in Blackfoot Valley. Rates include one round-trip transfer to or from Missoula International Airport for each home or tent you reserve and all daily transportation on the property.

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