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50 In 50: Best Spas and Wellness Centers In Every State

By Bianca Lambert

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Whether you’re looking to spend a full day of pampering at a day spa or looking for a mini-getaway at a resort, we’ve compiled a list of must-visit spas and wellness centers in each state.

Alabama

Symmetry MedSpa: Founded by a Howard University Medical School graduate, this Montgomery Medspa provides non-abrasive treatments like traditional facials along with peels and Rejuvapen therapy to keep your skin looking fresh.

Alaska

Ice Spa: Located in Anchorage, this highly-rated spa uses Alaska seaweed and glacial silt to bring native elements to their spa experiences.

Arizona

L’Apothecary Spa at L’Auberge de SedonaNestled in Sedona’s Red Rock territory, this spa offers traditional treatments such as facials, body treatments, massages. But if you’re feeling adventurous, try their signature Forest Bathing experience

Arkansas

Turtle Cove Spa: If you’re a fan of holistic therapy, this Mountain Harbor Resort spa offers six options.

California

Violet J Spa and Wellness: This black-owned spa is a favorite among San Jose locals, offering massages and skin care treatments like microdermabrasion.


Colorado

Broadmoor Spa: This award-winning spa takes wine to new heights with their “Wine Down” treatment that uses the antioxidant benefits of vino to help the skin glow from the inside out.

Connecticut

The Elemis Spa: With 22,000 square feet filled with fifteen treatment rooms and a full-service salon, you’ll find just the service you need to relax and recharge.

Delaware

Edward’s Wellness & Skin Care: From body wraps to Brazilian toe massages—this Wilmington spa’s goal is to restore balance in the mind and body.

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Florida

Tierra Santa Healing House: Here is where wellness and the environment collide. Tierra Santa uses ethically sources indigenous ingredients for their hand-blended products used during treatments that go from body rituals to holistic therapies.

Georgia

Celestial Spa: This Atlanta-based spa is located on Cascade Road and offers spa packages personalized for ladies and gents.

Hawaii

The Kahala Spa: Kahala Spas’ Signature Experiences begin with a traditional Ho‘omaka Foot Ritual that offers a Hawaiian Alaea Sea Salt foot soak to go along with the nine treatments the spa offers.

Idaho

The Coeur d’Alene Resort: With a dedication to wellness and relaxation, you can book a day at the spa and learn to make Kombucha all in one visit.

Illinois

Veola’s Day Spa and Wellness Center: Located in Chicago’s Beverly Hills community, this spa and wellness center offers massages, body wraps, and hydrotherapy.

Indiana

The Woodhouse Day Spa: This Carmel, Indiana spa has thirteen treatment rooms along with private relaxation lounges, and if you want to have an international experience while you decompress, be sure to enjoy their wellness treatments that incorporate seaweed from Ireland.

Iowa

The Sanctuary: With glowing reviews on Yelp, Google, and Facebook — it is safe to say this Cedar Rapids spa is not to be missed. 

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Kansas

 Ultimate Escape Day Spa: If you want to try infrared technology with your traditional services, this Overland Park spa is your spot.

Kentucky

Soular Massage Wellness Center: Whether you’re looking for aromatherapy, a Swedish massage, or a traditional Japnese technique, you’re in for a day filled with relaxation if you stop by this wellness center.

Louisiana

NOLA Organic Spa: Most of us go to NOLA for the party, but if you’re looking for a little rest and relaxation, don’t skip this spa.

Maine

The Spa At Cliff House: This 9,000 square foot luxury spa boasts ocean views and a host of treatments for the ultimate self-care.

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Maryland

The Ivy Hotel:  You don’t have to leave the comfort of your room because the Ivy will bring the spa to you.

Massachusetts

Canyon Ranch: If you’re on a quest to take control of your health, Canyon Ranch offers programs for weight loss, spiritual wellness, and life management.

 Michigan

Beach House Day Spa: Host a girls day filled with massages and bubbly at this Birmingham, Michigan day spa.

Minnesota

Embury Spa: Located in Minneapolis, this spa offers services in the comfort of the Loews Hotel.

Mississippi

Spa Innovations: Located in Jackson, Mississippi, this black-owned spa is a local favorite.

Missouri

Big Cedar Lodge’s Cedar Creek Spa: This St.Louis spa is known for its cottage that offers glass floor bathrooms with a  private balcony steps away from the resort.

Montana

The Sage Lodge Spa: Located in Pray, Montana, this luxe resort gives you the option to fly fish in the morning and relax at the spa in the afternoon.

Nebraska

Faces Day Spa: If you’re looking to try a chemical peel, this Omaha spa has a wealth of great reviews.

Nevada

Lime Spa: If you want to get away from the Las Vegas strip, head over to Reno for a spa day.

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New Hampshire

Christmas Farm & Spa: Located in Jackson, New Hampshire, this beloved spa is a great place to catch your breath and get pampered.

New Jersey

The Sea Spa at Congress Hall: Rejuvenate yourself with massage therapy or a facial or treat yourself and opt for both. 

New Mexico

Ten Thousand Waves: If you enjoy the Japanese spa experience, this Sante Fe spa will be your refuge.

New York

Aire Ancient Baths: You don’t drink wine here. Instead, you soak in it after an hour-long massage.

North Carolina

Asheville Salt Cave: Have a therapeutic salt cave experience at this family owned and operated spa in Downtown Asheville.

North Dakota

Salt Cave Wellness Relaxation Center: Whether you’re in need of a massage, meditate, or just to get away from the hustle and bustle of life, this wellness center has your back. 

Ohio

Replenish: The Spa Co-Op: This black-owned Columbus, Ohio spa offers traditional beauty and skin services, yoga, and acupuncture.

Oklahoma

Udånder: This three treatment room spa has an aromatherapy steam room, a Finnish dry sauna, soaking tubs, and a communal relaxation area.

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Oregon

The Allison Inn & Spa: Located just twenty-five miles downtown Portland, this highly rated spa not only offer spa services but hosts acres of lush gardens and vineyards ready to be explored before or after your spa service.

Pennsylvania

The Mansion at Noble Lane: With seven treatment rooms, the Noble Lane offers a wealth of services, even giving non-overnight guests a chance to enjoy a complimentary hour using the gym, pool, and sauna amenities.

Rhode Island

OH! Spa at Ocean House: This five-star spa offers their guests’ personalized spa experiences along with world-class service and amenities. 

South Carolina

The Spa at Belmond Charleston Place: Located in Charleston, this signature spa offers several experiences along with hair and makeup services.

South Dakota

Red Rock River Resort Hotel and Spa: Located in Hot Springs, this all-inclusive resort offers spa services starting at $30 for a 30-minute Swedish-style massage.

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Tennessee

Feathers Spa At The Peabody: This Memphis, Tennessee full-service spa offers all of your favorite services along with their highly-rated Ashiatsu Barefoot Massage. 

Texas

Koffee Day Spa: Offering facial treatments, massage therapy, and med-spa services, Koffee Day Spa is a go-to for Dallas residents.

Utah

Amangiri: Utah offers luxury spa resorts like Amangiri, located in Canyon Point, that makes the state a relaxation destination. 

Vermont

The Spa at The Equinox: This Manchester Village, 13,000 square foot full-service spa offers service to its guests and day passes to non-guests that grant access to the pool, sauna, hot tub, and steam room, and treatments.

Virginia

The Salamander Resort & Spa: The 23,000 square foot spa and wellness center offers 14 treatment rooms, a couple’s spa suite, year-round access to their Infinity-edge spa pool along with a full-service salon that will take care of your hair, makeup, mani and pedi needs.

Washington

Elaia: This eco-friendly Seattle spa is equipped with 12 treatment rooms and offers facials, massages and body treatments.

West Virginia

Greenbrier Mineral Spa: This White Sulphur Springs spa boasts that it is the only mineral spa in the world to be awarded the coveted Five-Star rating from Forbes’ Travel Guide. We think that’s enough reason to give their amenities a try.

Wisconsin

Kneaded Relief Day Spa: This black-owned spa, located in Madison, offers a full menu of spa and wellness services.

Wyoming

SpaTerre Jackson Hole Spa: This ten room Teton Village spa is filled with fireplaces, two couples treatment rooms, and a wet treatment room with a Vichy waterfall.

Washington, D.C.

Paris Alexander Day Spa: This Dupont Circle spa has been a local gem since 1994 and is known as one of the best places to receive a facial in the nation’s capital.

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