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America's hotel sector is dominated by Hilton, Wyndham, and Marriott. However, some of the country's most attractive hotels are individually owned.

 LodgeMagnolia Creek Lodge in Alabama's southeastern region has plenty of Southern warmth and charm. Aside from the common areas, the rooms have luxurious range.

Cottonwood, Magnolia Creek

Enjoy some of Alaska's most stunning scenery at this family-run ranch bordering Denali National Park. Expect lots of wood and modest.

Alaska's Denali Grizzly Bear Resort

Castle Hot Springs Resort was created in 1896 to take use of the region's natural springs. It was closed after a series of fires.

Morristown's Castle Hot Springs Resort

This small, boutique hotel has just nine suites and beautifully blends old and new. It was built in 1892, making it the oldest building on Bathhouse Row  receives hot water.

Hotel Hale, Hot Springs

This chic Palm Springs hotel will transport you to St Tropez. Inspired by the French Riviera in the 1960s, it has striped loungers, light coastal-themed rooms.

Calif.: Dive Palm Springs

The Lodge at Flying Horse is a AAA Four Diamond hotel. It looks like a Tuscan villa with the Rocky Mountains in the background.

Colorado Springs: The Lodge at Flying Horse

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