U.S. News & World Report has announced its fifth annual "Best Hotels of 2015" list, and Rancho Valencia Resort & Spa took the top U.S. spot.
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2. Lodge at Sea Island, Georgia —
Georgia's Lodge at Sea Island offers miles of private beaches, five-star dining and "camp" for the children so you can play together -- and separately for a bit.
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3. Inn at Palmetto Bluff, South Carolina —
Enjoy the natural beauty of South Carolina's Lowcountry at the Inn at Palmetto Bluff, a Montage Resort.
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4. Allison Inn & Spa, Oregon —
Explore Oregon's wine region while relaxing in luxury at the Allison Inn & Spa, which hosts its own art collection and a gardening blog.
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5. Four Seasons Hotel Seattle —
Four Seasons Hotel Seattle is one of two Four Seasons properties on the Top 10 list, and its location can't be beat. It's located in downtown Seattle near the excitement of Pike Place Market. Guests can enjoy spectacular views of Elliott Bay and Puget Sound.
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6. The Langham, Chicago —
The Langham, Chicago, which has 13 floors of a 52-story tower designed by famed architect Mies van der Rohe, has been named to many "best hotels" lists since its 2013 opening.
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7. Grand Del Mar, California —
California's Grand Del Mar offers fine dining, golf and spa treatments at this elegant resort in northern San Diego county.
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8. The Canyon Suites at The Phoenician, Arizona —
The Canyon Suites at The Phoenician, Arizona, offers golf, fine dining, spa treatments and the choice of hypoallergenic and dog-friendly rooms at this boutique hotel.
9. Four Seasons Hotel Chicago —
The Four Seasons Hotel Chicago is the second Four Seasons property and the second Chicago hotel on the Top 10 list.
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10. The Jefferson, Washington D.C. —
The Jefferson, Washington, D.C., offers the elegance of a boutique hotel in the nation's capital. But it also offers tributes to Thomas Jefferson around the property, including documents with the famed U.S. President's signature.