10 Amazing Places to Unwind

Forbes lists 10 US getaways from Maui to Maine
By Jim O'Neill,  Newser User
Posted Mar 10, 2008 3:00 AM CDT
Canoe Bay, Chetek, Wis.   (Canoe Bay)
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(Newser) – Americans need a vacation—badly—with fewer than two-thirds of workers using their allotted time last year, reports Forbes. But not everyone's idea of fun is vegging out . Here are top-notch US getaways for those who like active travel:

  • Kapalua Resort, Maui, Hawaii: Golf, bird-watching and a marine-life preserves.
  • Golden Door Resort, Escondido, California: Feel revived at the nation's top stand-alone spa.
  • Walden Country Inn and Stables, Aurora, Ohio: Ride horseback on 32 acres of trails.

  • CordeValle, San Martin, California: Sample from the on-site winery and enjoy a Swedish massage.
  • White Barn Inn, Kennebunkport, Maine: Light a cozy fire and savor the Atlantic views.
  • Canoe Bay, Chetek, Wisconsin: Frank Lloyd Wright-inspired resort offers canoeing, kayaking, hiking and award-winning wines.