9 Remote Getaways

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The Num-ti-Jah Lodge, Lake Louise, Alberta, Canada

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Sandys, Bermuda. With 84 individual cabins built on stilts over the ocean, you can't get air any fresher than at this laid-back, independent Bermuda hotel. But the water is the focal point at 9 Beaches — so named for the number of pink-sand enclaves on the hotel's 18 acres — and you can kayak, snorkel, scuba, sail or use one of the hotel's pedal boats. Through May 23, the resort is offering Friday nights free with a five-night stay. And to commemorate Bermuda's 400th anniversary this year, guests can also get $400 off a minimum four-night stay. Rates start at $280 per night. Sandys, Bermuda; 866-841-9009

Greenough, Montana. This is the way camping was meant to be: big canvas tents, with proper beds and tables and chairs, and fireside glasses of wine with pan-roasted trout. The Resort at Paws Up calls it "glamping." Still, if you prefer sleeping within four solid walls, the resort also has 28 houses, all set on 37,000 acres of Montana wilderness. Through May 22, rates start at $465 per night for two guests, including all meals; from May 23 to June 16, rates start at $565 per night, with meals. Greenough, MT; 800-473-0601

Adirondacks, New York. The historic Sagamore Hotel located on Lake George in New York's Adirondack State Park isn't exactly a get-away-from-it-all kind of place. It's a full-service resort, with golfing, sailing and fishing. But it's located on it's own 70-acre island. Should you get lucky and snag a fish in that lake, the hotel's chef will filet it and put it on ice for you to take home at the end of your trip. Rates start at $159 per night, with your third night free (that offer is good through June 30). Stay in the main lodge, with its newly renovated rooms, and spring for a lake view. 110 Sagamore Road, Bolton Landing, NY; 800-358-3585 (See 10 things to do in New York City.)

Tucson, Arizona. In Arizona's Sonoran desert, at the foot of the Santa Catalina mountains, is the 80-acre Westward Look Resort. It was a working dude ranch in the 1940s and 50s, and is now an adobe-style hotel offering biking, hiking, horseback riding, tennis and a full-service spa. Through May, rates start at $199 per night, including breakfast. But if you can stand the blistering heat, check out the resort in summer, when rates dip to $89, including breakfast. 245 East Ina Road, Tucson, AZ; 800-722-2500

Chetek, Wisconsin. Canoe Bay, two hours from Minneapolis and six hours from Chicago, is set on 280 wooded Wisconsin acres with three spring-fed lakes. It's a Relais & Châteaux property, so it's guaranteed to be luxurious — with breakfast delivered to your room, gourmet set menus ($75 per person) in the lakeside dining room, a full spa, and use of canoes, kayaks and hiking trails — and not cheap. But there's currently a 25% off package, which offers rooms at $500 per night for two, including a complimentary cottage upgrade, breakfast in bed, dinner for two in the lakeside dining room and floral bouquet. Chetek, WI; 800-568-1995 ext. 4


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