Simplicity is the genius of the all-inclusive resort, especially when you bring the kids along. Though not as common in the United States as in places like Mexico and the Caribbean, more and more US resorts are adding all-inclusive plans and improving their offerings when it comes to food and amenities. From authentic dude ranches to tropical-beach sanctuaries and mountaintop retreats, we’ve chosen some of the best all-inclusive resorts in the country—because low maintenance means low stress, and isn’t that why you’re on vacation?
By Deb Hopewell
Deb Hopewell is a freelance writer and editor whose travel stories have appeared in Fodors.com, TravelandLeisure.com, FourSeasons.com, Yahoo Travel, and the San Jose Mercury News, among others.