Sunset proudly presents our 2021 Travel Awards to honor the folks in hospitality who have continued to provide unparalleled service during such a challenging period in travel.

Hiking couple and dogs at Zion National Park, courtesy of Greater Zion Convention & Tourism Office
Greater Zion Convention & Tourism Office

We picked this year’s awards from submitted entries, ranging from accommodations and transportation options to places to eat and drink. Think of it as a guide for whenever you’re ready to travel—whether now or later. Above all, it’s a thank you to those working tirelessly to adapt and keep us safe, and even finding time to innovate along the way.

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The List of Winners

REI Arizona Backpacking–Aravaipa Canyon Guide
The Last Blockbuster on Earth211 NE Revere Ave., Bend, OR 97701http://www.bendblockbuster.comDesirable Destination
Negranti Creamery1211 Pine Street, Paso Robles, CA 93446http://www.negranticreamery.comSweet Treat
Adelaide L’Auberge Del Mar1540 Camino Del Mar, Del Mar, CA 92014 Hotel Redesigns
Three Creeks Brewing721 S Desperado Court, Sisters, OR 97759 Destination
Deschutes Brewery Public House1044 NW Bond St., Bend, OR 97703 Destination
Cascade Lakes Brewing Co.1441 SW Chandler Ave. #100, Bend, OR 97702 Destination
Boss Rambler Beer Club1009 NW Galveston Ave., Bend, OR 97701 Destination
Backwards Distillling Company139 West 2nd Street, Suite 1B, Casper, WY 82601 Distiller
JW Marriott Scottsdale Camelback Inn Resort & Spa5402 E Lincoln Dr, Scottsdale, AZ 85253https://www.camelbackinn.comDinner with a View
ADERO Scottsdale13225 N Eagle Ridge Dr, Scottsdale, AZ 85268 with a View
Visit Central Oregon57100 Beaver Drive, Bldg 6, Suite 130 Sunriver, OR 97707 Destination
Visit Hood RiverPO Box 1842, Hood River, OR 97031 Lover’s Destination
The Dining Room at Salish Lodge & Spa6501 Railroad Ave SE, Snoqualmie, WA 98065 with a View
Lincoln Steakhouse & Bar5402 E Lincoln Dr, Scottsdale, AZ 85253http://www.lincolnsteakhouse.comDinner with a View
SkyTop Lounge at ADERO Scottsdale13225 N Eagle Ridge Dr, Scottsdale, AZ 85268http://www.aderoscottsdale.comDinner with a View
VAGA Restaurant & Bar2100 N Coast Hwy 101, Encinitas, CA 92024http://www.vagarestaurant.comDinner with a View
Amangani1535 NE Butte Road, Jackson, WY 83001 Lodging
Camp Sarika by Amangiri1 Kayenta Road, Canyon Point, UT 84741 Outdoor Retreats
Under Canvas Lake Powell–Grand Staircase555 South Jacob Tank Rd, Big Water, UT 84741 Outdoor Retreats
AutoCamp Yosemite6323 CA-140, Midpines, CA 95345 Outdoor Retreats
Yonder Escalante2020 West UT-12, Escalante, UT 84726 Outdoor Retreats
AutoCamp Russian River14120 Old Cazadero Road, Guerneville, CA 95446 Outdoor Retreats
The Park Hyatt Aviara Resort7100 Aviara Resort Drive, Carlsbad, CA 92011 Hotel Redesigns
Kaimana Beach Hotel2863 Kalakaua Ave., Honolulu, HI 96815https://www.kaimana.comIsland Refresh
Kona Kai Resort & Spa1551 Shelter Island Dr., San Diego, CA 92106https://www.resortkonakai.comRad Hotel Redesigns
Ka'anapali Beach Hotel2525 Ka'anapali Parkway, Lahaina, Maui, HI 96761https://www.kbhmaui.comIsland Refresh
Four Seasons Resort Hualalai72-100 Ka'upulehu Drive, Kailua-Kona, HI 96740 Refresh
Sage Lodge55 Sage Lodge Dr., Pray, MT 59065 Lodging
Rush Creek Lodge & Spa at Yosemite34001 Highway 120, Groveland, CA 95321 Lodging
Schweitzer10000 Schweitzer Mountain Rd, Sandpoint, ID 83864https://www.schweitzer.comSlopeside Retreats
The Eddy Taproom & Hotel1640 8th St., Golden, CO 80401 Camp
The Blake at Taos Ski Valley116 Sutton Place, Taos Ski Valley, NM 87525 Retreats
Salish Lodge & Spa6501 Railroad Ave SE, Snoqualmie, WA 98065 with a View
Gravity Haus Breckenridge605 South Park Avenue, Breckenridge, CO 80424 Retreats
The Cloudveil112 Center Street Jackson, WY 83001 Camp
Viceroy Snowmass130 Wood Road, Snowmass Village, CO 81615 Retreats
Wild Rose Thai150 NW Oregon Ave., Bend, OR 97701 Destination
5 Fusion & Sushi Bar821 NW Wall Street #100, Bend, OR 97701 Destination
Sisters Coffee Co.273 W Hood Ave., Sisters, OR 97759 Destination
Glacier National Park & Preserve2850 E. Camelback Rd. Suite 240, Phoenix, AZ 85016 Escapes
Olympic National Park & Preserve2850 E. Camelback Rd. Suite 240, Phoenix, AZ 85016 Escapes
Denali National Park & Preserve2850 E. Camelback Rd. Suite 240, Phoenix, AZ 85016 Escapes
The Resort at Paws Up40060 Paws Up Road, Greenough, MT, 59823 Camp
Holbrooke Hotel212 W Main St, Grass Valley, CA 95945https://holbrooke.comCool Retro Redos
Campfire Hotel721 NE 3rd St., Bend, OR 97701https://www.campfirehotel.comMighty Motels
The Arizona Biltmore2400 E Missouri Ave., Phoenix, AZ 85016 Hotel Redesigns
Fairmont Miramar Hotel & Bungalows101 Wilshire Blvd., Santa Monica, CA 90401https://www.fairmont-miramar.comCentennial Seaside Getaway
Inn at the Pier601 Cypress St, Pismo Beach, CA 93449https://www.theinnatthepier.comWine Country Escapes
L'Auberge Del Mar1540 Camino Del Mar, Del Mar, CA 92014 Hotel Redesigns
Mar Monte Hotel1111 East Cabrillo Boulevard, Santa Barbara, CA 93103https://www.marmontehotel.comRad Hotel Redesigns
Dr. Wilkinson’s Backyard Resort & Mineral Springs1507 Lincoln Ave, Calistoga, CA 94515 Retro Redos
Roman Spa Hot Springs Resort1300 Washington St., Calistoga, CA 94515 Spas
Nobu Ryokan Malibu22752 Pacific Coast Hwy, Malibu, CA 90265 Spas
Golden Door777 Deer Springs Rd., San Marcos, CA 92069 Spas
Noble Riot1336 27th St., Denver, CO 80205 Wine Bar
Carneros Resort and Spa4048 Sonoma Highway, Napa, CA 94559https://www.carnerosresort.comWine Country Escapes
Milliken Creek Inn1815 Silverado Trail, Napa, CA 94558 Country Escapes
Flamingo Resort2777 4th St., Santa Rosa, CA 95405https://www.flamingoresort.comRad Hotel Redesigns
Poetry Inn6380 Silverado Trail, Napa, CA 94558 Hotel Redesigns
The Lodge at Sonoma1325 Broadway at Leveroni & Napa Roads, Sonoma, CA 95476 Hotel Redesigns
MacArthur Place Hotel & Spa29 E MacArthur St., Sonoma, CA 95476 Hotel Redesigns
Glendeven Inn & Lodge8205 N. Hwy 1, Little River, CA 95456https://glendeven.comPark Lodging
Granada Hotel & Bistro1130 Morro St., San Luis Obispo, CA 93401 Country Escapes
Stables Inn730 Spring Street, Paso Robles, CA 93446 Motels
Cuyama Buckhorn4923 Primero Street, New Cuyama, CA 93254https://www.cuyamabuckhorn.comMighty Motels
Skyview Los Alamos9150 US-101, Los Alamos, CA 93440 Motels
Oasis by Hoopes Vineyard6204 Washington Street, Napa, CA 94558 Worth a Visit

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