Nestled in resort towns perhaps better (if unfairly) known for their winter ski slopes than their stunning summer scenery, these mountain homes lure luxury travelers seeking to escape the heat in a high-altitude sanctuary. Here are this summer’s top 5 luxurious mountain vacation rentals:
Overlooking Lake Jordanelle in a private gated community at Deer Valley Resort, this six-suite mountain home is a quiet oasis ideal for a private retreat or summer socializing. Explore nearby hiking and biking trails, or relax around the fire pit, wine lounge or theater. Main Street Park City is less than 10 minutes away, and live concerts at Deer Valley Resort are just five minutes away.
A luxurious oasis in the heart of the Teton Village, this 6-bedroom cabin draws wilderness seekers with its striking scenery and frequent wildlife. During a given visit, you might see deer, elk, a fox or even the occasional bear. The rustic abode is also within walking distance of shopping in the village.
A true summer escape, Laughing Waters combines Lake Tahoe’s mountain scenery with classic waterfront entertainment. Let the kids run free in the roomy yard, lounge on the pier, or take your boat out for a lazy cruise on the lake. (Boat not included in rental.) With a main estate and lake house, this cheerful vacation spot is ideal for family reunions.
This North Carolina hideaway offers beautiful mountain views from 4,000 feet above sea level. The Blue Ridge haven features an indoor Jacuzzi, outdoor hot tub, game table and wrap-around deck.
A spacious hideaway in the heart of Old Town Park City, this 5-bedroom villa is steps from Main Street for easy walking access to festivals, concerts, fine dining and shopping. Lift-served hiking and biking via the Town Lift is also an easy walk away. After a day of exploring Park City, relax in the hot tub or a drink on the patio. For inquiries, call 1-877-773-1117 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.