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The Best Vacation Packages in the Carolinas

By Travel Savvy

We've got the Carolinas on our mind, and not just for the sweet tea and biscuits. These states offer lots of gorgeous countryside from the idyllic mountains down to the bucolic valleys, and excellent family-friendly resorts that make vacation planning easy. Just in time for getaway planning, here are a few of our favorite destinations in North Carolina and South Carolina.

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Westglow Resort and Spa

Pisgah National Forest, 224 Westglow Cir, Blowing Rock, North Carolina

www.WestGlowResortandSpa.com

(828) 295-4463

Once the summer retreat for Elliott Daingerfield, one of America’s best-known landscape painters, Westglow Resort & Spa is situated on 42-acre estate in the Grandfather Mountain and the Blue Ridge Mountains region of North Carolina. The shining star of this award-winning property is the Greek Revival-styled Manor House in which many of Daingerfield original furnishings and works of art reside. The all-inclusive luxury resort is also known for their on-site holistic spa--ranked #2 in “Travel + Leisure’s 2016 World’s Best Awards: Top Ten Destination Spas.”

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Earthshine Mountain Center

Pisgah National Forest, 1600 Golden Rd, Lake Toxaway, North Carolina

www.EarthShineDiscovery.com

(828) 862-4207

Ready to reconnect with your loved ones and with nature? This family-friendly all-inclusive getaway gets rave reviews for being rustic in all the right places, and resort guests describe it as fun, interactive, and welcoming. Nested deep in the Blue Ridge Mountains, Earthshine Mountain Center's cozy mountain lodging, savory meals, and exciting outdoor adventures keep your family engaged and entertained without technology (rooms are TV-free zones.) Pack your active wear as guests are invited to challenge themselves to high ropes, wall climbing, archery, hiking, and much more!   

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Belmond Charleston Place

The Shops at Belmond Charleston Place, 205 Meeting St., Charleston, South Carolina

www.Belmond.com/Charleston-Place

(843) 722-4900

Come see why Condé Nast Traveler Readers' Choice Awards has recognized the Charleston area as the "No. 1 Small U.S. City" for the fifth consecutive year! Located in the city's famous historic district, Belmond Charleston Place offers the best mix luxury and old-world charm, complete with grand staircases and chandeliers. Guests have full access to amenities like a rooftop pool that overlooks downtown Charleston, a state-of-the-art fitness center, award-winning dining options and a collection of acclaimed retail shops--ranging from Godiva to Gucci--right at their fingertips. Check out the property's packages and offers that are listed here.

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Omni Hilton Head Oceanfront Resort

23 Ocean Ln, Hilton Head Island, South Carolina

www.OmniHotels.com

(843) 842-8000

It's all about the water at the award-winning (12 awards and accolades to be exact!) Omni Hilton Head Oceanfront Resort, located on Hilton Head Island in South Carolina. Guests can romp on the island’s 12 miles of white sandy beaches, or choose to frollick in one of the property's three different pools, children’s splash zone, two hot tubs and plenty of plush private cabanas.

If sitting by the water isn't exciting enough, head out on the hotel's lagoon system made for kayaking and canoeing, or pedal down bike trails, play on one of 25 tennis courts or swing your way across the golf courses. While not a typical all-inclusive, make the most of your vacation time with the resort's many special offers and add-ons. Check these special vacation package deals out here.

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