With more and more travelers taking road trips and exploring the United States, socially-distant lodging has seen a boom in popularity. Private villas, cottages, cabins and bungalows are all great options to help adventurers keep their distance while gaining new experiences. This list has accommodations that vary in price, size and location across the United States, so you’ll be able to find the perfect rental for your next getaway.
Business Insider ~ ” JW Marriott Scottsdale Camelback Inn Resort & Spa – Paradise Valley, AZ.
Spread over 125 acres between Paradise Valley’s Camelback and Mummy Mountains, the JW Marriott Scottsdale Camelback Inn Resort & Spa boasts 453 rooms with casita-style entrances in the Sonoran Desert. With private grounds for hiking and meditation, the resort also offers the Camelback Golf Club with 36 holes of championship golf, plus six tennis courts, a 32,000-square-foot spa, four swimming pools, and seven restaurants and lounges. A lobby with original handmade brick adobe walls dating from the 1930s adds to the Southwestern charm.
Each of the 453 pueblo-style casitas features either garden patios or balconies, kitchenettes, and JW Luxury Bedding pillowtop mattresses and duvets. Some rooms, such as the Deluxe Pool Suite, include private plunge pools. The decor is warm and muted, with wooden-beam ceilings, ample natural light, and bronze and stone accents. Pets are welcome, too.
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Westgate River Ranch – Kissimmee, FL. The largest dude ranch East of the Mississippi, Westgate River Ranch is a luxury glamping resort located on 1,700 acres along central Florida’s Kissimmee River, an hour south of Orlando. The resort offers glamping tents and luxe teepees, plus a personal concierge to cater to your every whim.
Socially-distanced accommodations are plentiful, including air-conditioned 651-square-foot luxe teepees with living rooms, dining areas, and full bathrooms with walk-in showers. There are also 705-square-foot one-bedroom cottages that also include air conditioning, a living and dining room, a full bathroom with a combination shower and tub, screened-in patio, and a kitchen.
A myriad of fun activities are offered from scenic horseback riding and fishing in the Kissimmee River, to camp-like pursuits with archery, rock climbing, and zip-lining. Guests can also dip in the pool, bungee jump, play mini-golf or tennis, enjoy a full-service marina with airboat rides and pontoon boat rentals, ride a mechanical bull, and visit the petting farm for pony rides.
If you’re considering taking a road trip to one of these exciting destinations, make sure you bring a copy of our 2020 Military Travel Guide USA™!
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** Please note: Due to the impact of COVID 19 on travel, we encourage people to always plan trips in accordance with the guidance provided by government and health officials.