Raise your hand if you’d love to be on vacation right now.
We can’t all run away right now, but that doesn’t mean we can’t start planning our next getaway, right? Luxury retreats for vacations of all kinds are dotted throughout the midwest.
From beachfront inns to luxury, urban hotels, the perfect vacation for you is waiting below. Here are some of the most stunning luxury & boutique hotels in the Midwest.
Brown Hotel | Louisville, KY
The Brown Hotel is a Louisville institution. The hotel has been in service since 1923 and blends exceptional architectural features with unparalleled hospitality. If you’re searching for the perfect getaway that comes with incredible food, The Brown Hotel is the choice for you.
During your visit, you can order the Hot Brown, a world-famous dish invented at The Brown Hotel in 1926. The sandwich has been featured in the New York Times, the Wall Street Journal, the Los Angeles Times and dozens of other media outlets.
West Baden Springs Hotel | French Lick, IN
Ready for a relaxing trip? This luxury hotel was built over a century ago and used to be called the “Eighth Wonder of the World.” Your jaw will drop when you walk into the stunning atrium, the focal point of the entire hotel.
A short trolley ride away, you’ll find the French Lick Springs Hotel and the casino. Relax, unwind, and forget about your busy life. You deserve it.
Larsmont Cottages on Lake Superior | Two Harbors, Minnesota
Sometimes, you just wanna get away and enjoy nature. Larsmont Cottages offer stunning views of the largest and most pristine Great Lake, Lake Superior. The charming cottages are tucked away on 40 acres of private woods, offering 1,300 feet of Lake Superior beachfront shoreline to explore.
Guestrooms can be booked individually or as part of the 3-bedroom cottages. With kayaking and hiking in the summer and saunas and winter sports in the colder months, you can visit any time of year and have a fantastic time.
Lodge at Geneva on the Lake | Geneva, OH
Looking for a trip full of waterfront views, good wine, and beautiful sunsets? The Lodge at Geneva-On-The-Lake is a stunning destination located along the shores of Lake Erie. Spend the day splashing around at the beach, soaring on ziplines, lounging by the pool, or touring nearby wineries.
Shinola Hotel | Detroit, MI
A weekend of perfectly crafted cocktails and urban strolls is waiting for you at the Shinola Hotel in Detroit. Explore Motor City from the comfort of this luxury boutique hotel. There’s so much to see around Detroit, but good luck pulling yourself out of this breathtaking, perfectly appointed hotel.
The American Club Resort Hotel | Kohler, WI
Looking for five-star lodging & spa experiences and world-class golf? Although it was originally constructed in 1918 as a dormitory for workers of Kohler, The American Club was reborn in 1981 as a five-star, five-diamond destination resort hotel.
If you’re specifically looking for a great golfing vacation, get excited. Guests have access to the Sports Core Health & Racquet Club, as well as the ability to book advanced tee times on the iconic Whistling Straits and Blackwolf Run.
Deer Path Inn | Lake Forest, IL
The Deer Path Inn is bringing English innkeeping to Chicago’s North Shore. Let go of your stress over a cup of tea, stroll through the perfectly manicured English garden, or unwind in the comfort of your luxury room. This trip is about relaxation, so don’t be afraid to jump right in.
Castle in the Country | Allegan, MI
For those craving a genuine bed and breakfast experience, a drive up to Michigan’s Castle in the Country may be in order. From fresh-baked bread prepared by Innkeepers Ruth & Herb to romantic horse-drawn carriage rides through stunning fall foliage, this is the definition of a relaxing bed and breakfast experience.
The Victorian manor has recently undergone a modern makeover. This is not your grandmother’s bed and breakfast, my friends.
Sundara Inn & Spa | Wisconsin Dells, WI
With spa treatments and wellness activities, Sundara Inn & Spa is all about relaxation. Located within an 80-acre pine forest, the Inn is the perfect place to unwind and reconnect with nature. Nearby, guests will find hiking, biking, paddleboarding, kayaking, winter sports, golfing, fine dining, and more.
Hotel Breakers at Cedar Point | Sandusky, OH
Round up the kiddos, pack up the car, and get going! It’s time for a weekend full of fun, adventure, and good times at Cedar Point. Hotel Breakers is the perfect resort for a fun family getaway.
In addition to its obvious proximity to the park, the hotel has an incredible pool area, access to the beach, an arcade, and more. It’s the perfect place to lay your head after a long day of riding some of the world’s most impressive roller coasters.
Grand Hotel | Mackinac Island, MI
There may not be a more beautiful, timeless hotel than the Grand Hotel at Mackinac Island. Since opening in 1887, Grand Hotel has enveloped guests in elegance. Whether you’re attending Afternoon Tea in the parlor, dressing up for dinner, or being whisked off in a horse-drawn carriage, you’ll be swept away to a bygone era at Grand Hotel.
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