Do you want your next vacation to be relaxing and rejuvenating rather than hectic and stressful? Wellness travel is one of the top travel trends of 2023. Although there’s no one definition for what “wellness travel” actually means, it encompasses travel that promotes physical, mental, and spiritual well-being.
Below we’ve outlined the top wellness destinations in the United States for 2023 that will allow you to reset and restore your mind, body, and spirit.
A wellness destination could include anything from a yoga or meditation retreat, an all-inclusive resort with an emphasis on wellness, a luxury spa getaway, or a city break in a destination that’s known for its healthy lifestyle and outdoor activities.
The wellness tourism market is predicted to reach $1.09 trillion by 2026, according to a recent industry report. As demand for this industry increases, North America is leading the pack in the top regions around the world for wellness travel.
These are some of the best destinations across the United States for the ultimate wellness getaway.
1. Sedona, Arizona
Sedona has long been a popular wellness destination known for its “energy vortexes” that attract travelers interested in spiritualism, mysticism, and healing.
For those who enjoy nature, Sedona offers great hiking among its striking rock formations and some of the best stargazing in North America. Sedona is also home to several luxury resorts and spas. Its mild winter weather makes this a great getaway for escaping the cold during the long winter months.
2. The Berkshires, Massachusetts
On the East Coast, the Berkshires of Massachusetts is a relaxing getaway perfect for wellness travel.
You can slow down and unplug while getting back to nature and enjoying a quieter pace of life in this scenic mountain region. The Berkshires is a destination known for its outdoor activities, gorgeous fall foliage, farm-to-table restaurants, and resort.
3. Malibu, California
Malibu, California is just an hour away from Los Angeles, but this beach town is a world away from the hustle and bustle of the city.
Known for its luxury resorts, spas, healthy restaurants, and wellness retreats, Malibu is one of the top wellness destinations on the West Coast. Surfing enthusiasts will also enjoy Malibu, known for its great waves.
4. Kauai, Hawaii
Kauai is considered one of the best destinations in Hawaii, and it’s not hard to see why. This Hawaiian island is absolutely stunning, and it makes for a great wellness getaway.
Stay at one of the island’s many luxury resorts, where you can start every day with a healthy, fresh breakfast before leisurely making your way to the spa or lounging by the pool or beach.
For outdoor enthusiasts, Kauai is one of the top islands in Hawaii for hiking, thanks to its lush landscape and dramatic peaks.
5. Park City, Utah
Park City is synonymous with skiing and snowboarding, and it’s true that this resort town is bustling during the winter months. Some of the top ski resorts in the country are located in Park City.
But this Utah town is a year-round destination for wellness enthusiasts. During the summer, golf courses, hiking, and other outdoor activities draw in visitors.
And there’s no shortage of luxury resorts and spas in Park City, along with healthy and delicious restaurants.
6. The Catskills, New York
Another one of the best East Coast wellness destinations in the U.S. is the Catskill Mountains in upstate New York.
Just a few hours from New York City, this mountain region is the perfect place to escape for a relaxing wellness getaway.
The Catskills is a region known for its great hiking, stunning scenery (especially during the fall), and abundance of luxury resorts, spas, and wellness retreats.
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