2021 Travel Awards: Mighty Motels
A roadside renaissance is in full swing, and these moteliers make us want to pull over.
There’s lots of room to store your gear in these recently refreshed digs in Bend, Oregon. You can rent a tube to float down the Deschutes River, right at the front desk. CAMPFIREHOTEL.COM
SKYVIEW LOS ALAMOS
Midcentury modern meets the Old West at this 33-room motel on a hillside overlooking the Santa Ynez Valley. The 1950s pool is still intact, and there’s a vineyard onsite. SKYVIEWLOSALAMOS.COM
Upscale rodeo vibes abound at this Santa Barbara County gem, where you can settle into the heated pool or barrel sauna with views of the sunset. CUYAMABUCKHORN.COM
The name says it all at this horse-inspired motel just outside Paso Robles, where 19 rooms and a quaint, six-person bunkhouse are decidedly farmhouse chic. STABLESINNPASO.COM
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