Grove Park Inn Resort & Spa (Asheville, North Carolina; tel. 800/438-5800 or 828/252-2711; www.groveparkinn.com): The premier resort of the state has sheltered everybody from Thomas Edison to F. Scott Fitzgerald, and the big names still check in. The hotel is continually upgraded, and it is said to be just as grand as it was on the day it opened in 1913; it even boasts a $14-million, full-service spa.
Note: This information was accurate when it was published, but can change without notice. Please be sure to confirm all rates and details directly with the companies in question before planning your trip.