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Time is too precious to waste on the commonplace.
Visit America’s National and State Parks to discover the recreation and beauty of the landscape while staying at historic hotels that combine culture and history with comfortable lodging and magnificent views.
Imagine a table for two overlooking the rim of the Grand Canyon, or a round of golf with a view of the Panamint Mountains in Death Valley. Visit Zion National Park and follow the paths where the native pioneers once walked, or enjoy the majestic views of Crater Lake. Whichever park you visit, the adventure awaits! The hotels located in the National and State Parks combine dramatic settings and landmark buildings with exceptional service. You are sure to have extraordinary stay.
| Arizona |
The Grand Canyon National Park
A powerful and inspiring landscape, the Grand Canyon is a unique combination of geologic color and erosional forms. The canyon is vast in size and scope. The views are breathtaking and the vistas are awe-inspiring. While you visit, stay at the following accommodations located in the park:
- Bright Angel Lodge & Cabins (1935) was listed in the National Register of Historic Places in 1982, features great panoramic vistas, and is known to be the hub of the South Rim.
- El Tovar (1905) was listed in the National Register of Historic Places in 1974 and on May 28, 1987, El Tovar was designated by the U.S. Secretary of the Interior as a National Historic Landmark. This hotel is considered the premier lodging facility at the Grand Canyon with elegant gift shop and delicious dining in the El Tovar dining room.
- Phantom Ranch (1922) located on the north side of the Colorado River is the only lodging facility located below the canyon rim in the Grand Canyon National Park. Open year round, this park is accessible only by mule, by foot, or by rafting the Colorado River.
- Grand Canyon Railroad (1901) Set out for an adventure to one of the most epic destinations in the world - the Grand Canyon. Ride the rails to the rim and experience living history on a turn-of-the-century train featuring fully restored railroad cars in six classes of service. Enjoy entertainment from roaming musicians who serenade passengers, attendants that share historical and regional knowledge, and maybe - just maybe - an old fashioned train robbery. Step aboard and step back in time on your way to the Grand Canyon.
| California |
Death Valley National Park
Death Valley National Park has a harsh climate as it is the hottest and driest of the National Parks in the United States. Death Valley National Park is the second lowest point in the western hemisphere. Stay at the park at the Inn at Furnace Creek, which boasts the world’s “lowest golf course” at 214 feet below sea level.
- The Inn at Death Valley (1927) was listed in the National Register of Historic Places in 1980. The inn has remained an elegant hideaway for more than 85 years. Open from mid-October to mid-May, guests may experience fine dining in one of the world’s most remote settings or relax by the spring-fed pool on site.
| Montana |
Glacier National Park
Glacier's National Park boasts pristine forests, alpine meadows, rugged mountains, and spectacular lakes. With over 700 miles of trails, Glacier is a hiker's paradise for adventurous visitors seeking wilderness and solitude. While visiting Glacier National Park, stay in the following accommodations located in the park:
- Lake McDonald Lodge (1914) Lake McDonald Lodge is a picturesque destination situated on the eastern shore of the magnificent Lake McDonald in Glacier National Park.
- Many Glacier Hotel (1915) Many Glacier Hotel is situated on the shores of Swiftcurrent Lake offers 215 charmingly rustic guestrooms with modest amenities and old-world style accommodations.
| Oregon |
Crater Lake National Park
Crater Lake National Park includes a deep pure lake, surrounding cliffs almost 2,000 feet high, a picturesque island, and a tumultuous volcanic past. While visiting, stay at the charming and rustic Crater Lake Lodge
- Crater Lake Lodge (1915) is located on the edge of one of the country’s crown jewels – Crater Lake. The lodge boasts 71 comfortable and private guestrooms with an atmosphere reminiscent of the original 1920’s era lodge. The Crater Lake Lodge was listed in the National Register of Historic Places in 1981.
| Utah |
Zion National Park
A prominent feature of the park is majestic Zion Canyon. The park's unique geography and variety allows for unusual plant and animal diversity. Zion National Park includes mountains, canyons, rivers, and natural arches. While visiting Zion National Park, stay at the only lodging facility located in the park, Zion Lodge.
- Zion Lodge (1923) was listed in the National Register of Historic Places in 1987. The Lodge was designed in the 1920s by architect Gilbert Stanley Underwood and built by the Union Pacific Railroad. Zion Lodge is the only lodging facility located in Zion National Park. The lodge is surrounded by the beauty of Zion Canyon.
| Wyoming |
Yellowstone National Park
Yellowstone National Park is known for its wildlife and its many geothermal features including the Old Faithful Geyser, one of the most popular features in the park. While visiting the park stay at one of two historic accommodations.
- Lake Yellowstone Hotel (1891) was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1991. The hotel has been extensively renovated and restored to its 1920s grandeur including historic ambiance and adjacent rustic cabins.
- Old Faithful Inn (1903) was designated by the U.S. Secretary of the Interior as a National Historic Landmark on May 28, 1987. The Inn is an icon of national park architecture and was listed in the National Register of Historic Places in 1973. This rustic style lodge is adjacent to the world famous Old Faithful Geyser.