Celebrate July 4th at These Luxury Destination Hotels

Celebrate July 4th at These Luxury Destination Hotels

Whether diving into a pool party at Perry Lane Hotel’s rooftop in Savannah, partaking in a barbeque at The Inn at Mattei’s Tavern in Los Olivos, or working out with the FireCracker Boot Camp at Eau Palm Beach Resort & Spa, these luxury properties are offering the ultimate red, white, and blue experience.

The West Coast: 

Stanly Ranch, Auberge Resorts Collection | Napa Valley, CA

Get into the 4th of July spirit with a perfect summer weekend at Stanly Ranch. Relax by the main spa pool in a private poolside cabana with a glass of rosé in hand, followed by friendly lawn games with the whole family by the kids’ pool. Enjoy live music, barbecue, and the second annual pie-eating contest, which will award the winner with a $100 credit to the signature restaurant, Bear.. The weekend promises to be full of a fun and festive time with loved ones

The Inn at Mattei’s Tavern, Auberge Resorts Collection| Los Olivos, CA

Celebrate the Fourth of July at The Inn at Mattei’s Tavern, Auberge Resorts Collection with live music and Executive Chef Rhoda Magbitang’s whole pig roast at Mattei's Tavern. Starting at 2pm on property, Spend the afternoon listening to live music as you sip on local wine and play lawn games, then feast alongside family and friends, enjoying everything from roasted pig and green papaya salad to baked beans and pineapple upside down cake. Tickets begin at $55, and can be booked here.

La Quinta Resort & Club | La Quinta, CA

Offering a sprawling desert getaway dotted with 41-climate controlled pools, this 4th of July at La Quinta Resort guests can toast to the summer of the spritz at the adults-only Plunge Pool where “summer chill” festivities include a refreshing Aperol Spritz pop-up serving signature Aperol Spritz cocktails and a welcome Aperol spritz upon arrival on select weekends. The Aperol spritz cocktails are served with a slice of citrus from the property’s many orange trees, and the partnership a perfect match for summer in the sun. Additional summer programming includes seasonal cucumber melon spa treatments, new chilled culinary specials at each of the dining outlets, dive-in movies at the Main Pool, and more.

Hyatt Regency Huntington Beach | Huntington Beach, California

A sprawling, Spanish-inspired resort that sits on the golden sands of Surf City USA, Hyatt Regency Huntington Beach is a sun-soaked escape for 4th of July travelers. As the only property in Huntington Beach boasting direct beach access via pedestrian sky bridge, guests can have some of the first access to Huntington Beach’s Independence Day Parade, the largest patriotic festival west of the Mississippi. Independence Day in Huntington Beach starts with a 5K Surf City Run, followed by all-day parade festivities around the iconic Huntington Beach Pier before culminating with a Fireworks over the Ocean Extravaganza. With direct beach access, hotel guests can get some of the best seats in the house for a dazzling firework display.

The South: 

Perry Lane Hotel | Savannah, GA

This 4th of July, soak in exquisite views of the cityscape from Savannah’s best rooftop bar, Peregrin at Perry Lane Hotel, A Luxury Collection Hotel, Savannah. The top rooftop will be hosting a pool party including FUNBOY floats,  hand-crafted frozen cocktails, a mimosa moment, and more. The pool party promises to be the celebration of the city..

Eau Palm Beach Resort & Spa | Palm Beach, FL

The Forbes Five-Star oceanfront resort, Eau Palm Beach Resort & Spa, is known for its distinctive amenities, impeccable service and unexpected experiences, which has been further amplified thanks to the recently debuted property-wide renovation that features brand-new culinary destinations, refreshed pool areas and outdoor cabanas, a new kids club, and so much more. Whether booking Fourth of July staycation or traveling for the long weekend, there’s no better place to celebrate Independence Day than Eau Palm Beach. Below, please find all of the exciting July 4th happenings at Eau Palm Beach:

  • Loggers Kids Club: On July 1, the Loggers Kids Club will host an Uncle Sam Jam from 11am-12:30pm featuring activities, bounce houses and treats. From 7:30-9pm on Saturday, the Kids Club will host a Family Movie Night featuring Puss in Boots.
  • Going for Gold: Just because it’s vacation doesn’t mean you can’t stay active! On July 4, guests can participate in Eau Palm Beach’s all-day Run 4 on the 4th to win a prize for guests who run 4 miles. From 11am-12:30pm on Sunday, guests can flex their skills on the court with the Firecracker Boot Camp.
  • Stars, Stripes & Sips: The fun doesn’t stop there, as Stir will also offer a Great American Whiskey Tasting on July 4th at 4:30pm where guests will taste some of the finest whiskey varietals in the country!

Ponte Vedra Inn & Club and The Lodge & Club | Ponte Vedra, FL 

Jump into July 4th at the historic AAA Five Diamond Ponte Vedra Inn & Club! The property has been a storied refuge since 1928 for outdoor recreation, family vacations, holidays and more. Be a part of the storied family tradition of Independence Day in Ponte Vedra Beach. The sprawling beachfront property on Northeast Florida’s Atlantic Coast promises a refined stay with limitless opportunities for the Fourth of July! Enjoy an oceanfront cookout, beach games, sandcastle contest, face painting, dive-in movie, and an atmosphere of gracious southern hospitality – all just steps from the finest beach in North Florida. Other world-class amenities available include a championship golf course, an award-winning 30,000 square-foot Spa, legendary tennis courts and nearly a dozen unique dining experiences, exclusive to resort guests and members. Ponte Vedra Inn & Club features coastal-inspired décor and a variety of unique room types located in ten low-rise Florida-style buildings. Most of Ponte Vedra Inn & Club’s 262 well-appointed guest rooms and suites feature dazzling ocean views, including newly renovated oceanfront accommodations at Summer House and St. Johns House, which were completed in August. Ponte Vedra Inn & Club and its sister property The Lodge & Club make up a charming oceanfront boutique luxury experience delivering sublime accommodations each facing the ocean with private terraces, and many with high-ceilings and in-room fireplaces. Guests staying at each of the properties have complete freedom to dine at any of the restaurants across both properties or enjoy activities and amenities at both from tennis to golf, spa, reciprocal pool access, and more. Limited availability remains, make your reservations today!

Big Cedar Lodge | Ridgedale, MO

This July 4th, trade sandy shores for Missouri’s Ozark Mountains and lakes for a true nature retreat, perfect for families looking for a festivity-filled, patriotic 4th-of-July weekend. Dive right into All-American activities fit for the whole family at the award-winning wilderness resort Big Cedar Lodge. Big Cedar Lodge, the iconic 4,600-acre wilderness resort, is offering a jam-packed weekend of festive activities as families reunite and enjoy the resort’s “Best Summer Ever” season. During the weekend leading up to July 4th, check out the several activities available to guests, including the Mad Hatter Tea Party, Archery Tag, Hoop Dee Doo (event including short boat ride from Bent Hook Marina followed by a tram ride that will take us to the Swimmin’ Hole Lawn), and finally a Black Light in the Night Scavenger Hunt. Then, on the day of July 4th, activities on the water include a Lady Liberty Brunch Cruise, with mimosas and a plated brunch, and Lady Liberty Dinner Cruise, an Independence Day Picnic, complete with thrilling games, fun inflatables, a daring air show, live entertainment, and more, and finally a fireworks show. For those traveling from afar or nearby, stop by the Wonders of Wildlife National Aquarium (voted the #1 aquarium in America by USA Today) for some additional adventurous fun!

Thompson San Antonio - Riverwalk | San Antonio, TX 

This fourth of July, Thompson San Antonio - Riverwalk is offering the perfect setting to beat the heat and spend time with friends and family at the hotel's luxurious Cenote Pool Deck with multiple daybeds for lounging, private cabanas complete with a bottle of bubbly, and a poolside bar with craft cocktails and delicious bites. Afterward, dine at the hotel's signature restaurant Landrace, helmed by San Antonio celebrity chef and James Beard Award finalist Steve McHugh, or continue the celebration at The Moon's Daughters, a charming rooftop restaurant & bar inspired by the Greek goddess of the moon overlooking the San Antonio skyline.

Bishop’s Lodge, Auberge Resorts Collection | Santa Fe, NM

Santa Fe’s luxury, restored property Bishop’s Lodge, Auberge Resorts Collection is inviting travelers to celebrate Fourth of July weekend with adventure. Throughout the weekend, the local western apparel boutique Dixon Rand will pop up on-site with Southwest-inspired retail products. The resort will be holding morning yoga movement classes and evening movies outside at the Stables. The intimate, onsite Horseshoe Gallery will be artfully alive with new works by various local artists and daily late afternoon a la carte craft classes specializing in leather crafting and more in Two Dogs Cafe. On July 2, the property’s signature restaurant SkyFire will be hosting a lively brunch that has become even more spirited with their barbecue-inspired menu, with festive stations set up from brisket to hot dogs, grilled corn, hamburgers and more.

The Northeast: 

White Barn Inn, Auberge Resorts Collection| Kennebunk, Maine

A beloved local landmark for over 150 years, White Barn Inn, Auberge Resorts Collection is synonymous with warm New England hospitality, rustic charm, and uncompromising attention to detail. Located just a 90-min drive north of Boston in the charming coastal town of Kennebunkport, Maine, White Barn Inn has been a beacon of superb hospitality since the 1860s, serving as a cherished retreat for guests since the days of the civil war. This Fourth of July, revel in the energy of this historic landmark with family and loved ones. Relax on the Kennebunk coast and enjoy classic Independence Day activities poolside like the July 4th All-American barbeque featuring sumptuous BBQ dishes, local beer and cocktails ($75 adults/$45 children). Choose to spend an idyllic and patriotic weekend in Kennebunk and sail the Kennebunk Coast, go on a Maine lobster adventure, enjoy a Farm to Cocktail class at the Barn Bar, explore the town's best antiques, vintage finds, and fresh coastal bites and finish the perfect summer day with s’mores by the fire pit. Spend your Fourth of July weekend at White Barn Inn enjoying the outdoor infinity pool, coastal views, award-winning spa, two restaurants, convenient access to fine shopping and art galleries in Kennebunkport, as well as a variety of experiences from bike riding to local apple orchards to traditional Maine lobster bakes. Find a full Fourth of July in Kennebunk itinerary here!

The Vanderbilt, Auberge Resorts Collection | Newport, RI

Looking for the quintessential summer destination? From beautiful beaches to gilded-age mansions, Newport Rhode Island is where be and The Vanderbilt, Auberge Resorts Collection is where to stay. Join The Vanderbilt this Fourth of July for a perfect summer night spent on the Roof Deck - only for $150! Take in sweeping views of Newport Harbor and get a front row seat to the annual harbor fireworks show at the best 4th of July celebration in town. Guests will be able to enjoy an open bar and light bites as they take in the sounds of live entertainment at a night to remember. Guests will also have the opportunity to stay the night and enjoy breakfast for two with exclusive VIP amenities when booking a suite on July 4th for an all-American getaway with loved ones. Call 833.242.8850 or book online.

Wildflower Farms, Auberge Resorts Collection | Hudson Valley, NY

An oasis within reach just 90 minutes from New York City, this July 4th, escape the concrete jungle and immerse yourself in nature. The perfect retreat for the entire family with experiences like hiking, botanical baking and farm sessions as well as festive activities like the Maplehouse Barbecue on Sunday, July 2nd, a whipped cream eating contest on July 4th and lawn games, sparklers and kites, guests will feel right at home. Additionally, cool off from the summer sun and enjoy a poolside experience nestled in the embrace of verdant meadows, with sweeping views of the Shawangunk Ridge.

Up North:

The Lodge at Blue Sky, Auberge Resorts Collection | Park City, UT

This Fourth of July weekend, spend time with family at The Lodge at Blue Sky with various nature-immersive experiences in adventure, culinary and wellness, including Gracie's Farm Stand market with organic produce grown on Blue Sky's onsite farm; a family musical yoga class at the cliffside wellness concept, Edge Spa; art classes for the little ones at Little Vaqueros camp; and a cowboy-inspired barbeque featuring traditional lawn games, craft cocktails, elevated mountain fare and live music.

Goldener Hirsch, Auberge Resorts Collection | Deer Valley, UT

Kick off your 4th of July weekend with live music at Deer Valley’s outdoor Independence Day tribute concert, alpine adventures, and unique experiences at Goldener Hirsch, Auberge Resorts Collection. Guests can enjoy popsicles and colorful cocktails on the Sky Pool rooftop while taking in the surrounding mountainscape and crisp alpine air; learn the art of mixology with an intimate class complete with bar tools and guidance from the resort’s mixologists; embark on a luxury boating experience with spirits and small bites while the captain takes you on a scenic ride on the Jordanelle Reservoir; or relax under the stars with a movie night and festive treats including, fresh popcorn, Bon Bon Bon chocolate, and warm s’mores. Additionally, guests are invited to the Historic Main Street 4th of July parade featuring vibrant floats, community art, and upscale boutiques, followed by an American cookout on the patio with live music and sparklers.

Madeline Hotel & Residences, Auberge Resorts Collection | Telluride, CO 

This 4th of July weekend, Madeline Hotel & Residences, Auberge Resorts Collection, is hosting their Third Annual Alpine Cookout on July 1. Honoring the spirit of Southwestern fare, the cookout draws visiting famed chefs from the four corners and beyond including Pitmaster and CEO/owner of Meat Church Chef Matt Pittman, Salt Lake City celebrity Chef Viet Pham, Texas all-star Chef Dean Fearing, collaborating with the Madeline Culinary tour de force including Lonnie Shepard, Juan Carlos Flores Valles, Aldo Duran, and Executive Chef Bill Greenwood, who will be opening his own restaurant, Greenwood’s Ridgway, this summer serving rustic Colorado cuisine.

Shore Lodge | McCall, Idaho 

Shore Lodge, an award-winning resort in McCall, Idaho, is a quintessential lakeside lodge with unrivaled summer activities that will set this Fourth of July apart from the rest. Located just 2.5 miles from Boise, Shore Lodge offers a small-town escape, breathtaking scenery, and endless opportunities to explore the great outdoors, including paddle boarding, kayaking, and sailing on Payette Lake, whitewater rafting excursions, riding ATVs through Idaho’s backcountry, spectacular climbing spots, over 500 miles of hiking and biking trails, and horseback riding through the rugged mountains. Guests looking for more laidback luxury can enjoy indoor/outdoor saltwater immersion pools, a year-round swimming pool and hot tub, nearby natural hot springs, the resort’s theater and game room, and exclusive access to play at the private residential community, Whitetail Club’s, award-winning golf course, which was named one of America’s 100 Greatest Courses for Golf Digest. Finish the day with an all-American classic – s'mores on the beach, backdropped by stunning lake and mountain views.

And More: 

Esperanza, Auberge Resorts Collection | Los Cabos, MX 

The award-winning beachfront property, Esperanza, Auberge Resorts Collection, is the perfect family getaway to enjoy Independence Day with a classic All-American BBQ followed by an oceanfront firework display. Families and friends will enjoy grilled favorites like pork ribs and sausage, pulled pork, wings, burgers and hot dogs, and sides like mac-n-cheese, coleslaw, and potato salad, then top it off with an assortment of ice creams and sorbets. The resort offers a variety of group activities such as three outdoor pickleball courts, stand-up paddle boarding lessons, an immersive one-of-a-kind bike tour to San Jose's magnificent Vidanta Beach, and an Auberge Adventures menu of only-in-Cabo land and sea experiences.

Chileno Bay Resorts & Residences, Auberge Resorts Collection | Los Cabos, MX

Celebrate the star-spangled banner in all its glory with a beachside BBQ dinner at Chileno Bay Resorts & Residences, Auberge Resorts Collection. Guests will enjoy rich, roasted, smoky flavors prepared by the hotel’s award-winning culinary team, complete with specialty cocktails, live music, and an unforgettable firework show. From exceptional dining to outdoor excursions on the beach, Chileno Bay has something unique for everyone in the family this summer.

Hacienda AltaGracia, Auberge Resorts Collection | Pérez Zeledón, Costa Rica

Across the 180 acre property - play, exploration, and education are the mainstays of the luxury experience, for all guests, and with a kids club boasting rich programming - no one in the family will be left out of the fun. Created to embody a holiday at the expansive estate of a friend, stays at Hacienda AltaGracia, Auberge Resorts Collection include more so travelers can spend more time exploring the lands or themselves. Inclusive of all meals, non-alcoholic beverages, weekly adventures, and wellness programming, guests discover our unique blend of well-being and immersive experiences. This Fourth of July at AltaGracia, the masters behind Mexico City’s famous Masala y Maiz (June 30 - July 7) will be at the property collaborating with the culinary team for a series of immersive activities from an edible garden dinner to tasting experience. The hotel will also host a special coffee hosting of AltaGracia’s very own coffee crop, a stretching workshop and Tamale making class. Entertaining kids? AltaGracia’s new children's rope course, El Jugando, provides children with the freedom and confidence to explore their inner adventurer and Caligo is the property’s new enclosed butterfly garden where guests can discover the world of butterflies – from a pupa to the beautiful fluttering creature. Both children and adults will delight in learning about the life cycle of these amazing insects and viewing various species within the enclosed garden.

​​Mauna Kea Residences | Kohala coast, Island of Hawai’i

Located on the stunning Kohala Coast of Hawaii’s Big Island, Mauna Kea Residences offer the perfect destination for the whole family to celebrate the Fourth of July this year. Mauna Kea Residences boast dozens of luxurious residences for short or long-term vacation rentals within the iconic Mauna Kea Resort that range from 2 to 7-bedroom condos, townhomes, and estates. With private pools and lanai spaces complete with outdoor kitchen appliances, families can enjoy refreshing ocean breezes, while making new memories overlooking panoramic ocean, golf course, and mountain views. Rental guests also receive exclusive access to two pristine Big Island beaches, three stunning pools, the award-winning seaside tennis club, two fitness centers, two golf courses, and Mauna Kea Resort’s nine dining outlets. Those looking for a new experience this year can attend the Mauna Kea Lū’au to enjoy a dazzling show of talented dancers and musicians, while indulging on the Island’s most delicious bites, including kalua pig, poi, poke, and laulau. Mauna Kea Residences offer the ultimate sophistication and luxury while providing the perks of resort living, sure to make this year’s holiday one to remember.