We went on a wild goose chase (pun intended) across the internet and dug deep into the reviews on TripAdvisor to bring you the absolute best options out there. No need to settle for anything less than amazing when it comes to your next hunting trip!
You can explore the great outdoors in comfort by staying at any of these luxury hunting lodges all across America. Let’s check them out.
1. Honey Brake, Larto, Louisiana
Honey Brake is so much more than just a hunting lodge. People have even booked their weddings at this luxury location. You can fish, enjoy water sports on Larto Lake, check out their gun club, and, of course, hunt. The lodge offers 20,000 acres to explore on the old Louisiana Delta Plantation. After a long day outside, kick back with a five-star meal back at the lodge overlooking the lake.
2. Flying B Ranch, Kamiah, Idaho
The Flying B Ranch has everything from big game and wingshooting to corporate entertaining and top-tier dining. Check their calendar before planning a trip, as they provide an extensive schedule of the various types of game you can hunt during your stay. When you’re ready to kick back, enjoy a cocktail in the lounge or gourmet cuisine that celebrates some of the game you may have just spent your day hunting. They even have on-call massage therapists at the lodge.
3. The Resort at Paws Up, Greenough, Montana
If you’re craving a National Park experience, check out The Resort at Paws Up. You have the option of sleeping in a tent here, but why do that when you can stay in one of the charming Big Timber Homes? The resort offers luxury homes and camping, as well as a spa, horseback riding, activities for kids, multiple restaurants, and, of course, shooting. You might even catch one of their special events during your stay.
4. Barnsley Gardens, Adairsville, Georgia
The 3,000 acres of breathtaking scenery at the Barnsley Gardens earned a Conde Nast Traveler Readers’ Choice Award as one of the Top 10 Resorts in the South. It’s no surprise why. The grounds are stunning, and the resort offers so much more than just a beautiful backdrop. They have a beer garden, an 18-hole golf course, a spa, shooting grounds, a lake, and multiple restaurants.
5. Three Forks Ranch, Savery, Wyoming
If you’re looking for a resort that crosses untamed wilderness with five-star luxury, Three Forks Ranch might be for you. There’s a trout stream, gourmet dining, health programs, fly fishing, even archery. You can get so much more than a few days of hunting out of a stay at Three Forks. Get your fill of nature during the day, and return to the luxury accommodations to refresh in the evening.
6. Grey Cliffs Ranch, Madison Valley, Montana
Montana has no shortage of stunning outdoor landscapes, so it’s no surprise to find another Montana resort on this list. This one is just 30 minutes from Bozeman and offers panoramic views and gourmet cuisine among luxury accommodations. The 8,000-square-foot lodge near the Madison River has 5,200 acres for you to explore. Sprinkle in some fly fishing and horseback riding with the rest of your adventure.
7. Harpole’s Heartland Lodge, Nebo, Illinois
If you’re a fan of hunting whitetail, upland, waterfowl and turkey, you need to check out Harpole’s Heartland Lodge. It has some of the best hunting territory around for that game. You can also hunt quail and pheasant. Afterward, kick back at this relaxing resort that offers river tours, luxury cabins, comfortable lodges, a bed and breakfast and more. Some folks even plan their weddings here.
8. Joshua Creek Ranch, Boerne, Texas
Just 45 minutes northwest of San Antonio you’ll find Joshua Creek Ranch, with miles of the spring-fed Joshua Creek to enjoy. It has won numerous awards, such as the 2018 Orvis Wingshooting Lodge of the Year award. That’s thanks to its combination of luxury accommodations and terrific hunting. Whether you’re there for the whitetail deer and turkey or the fly fishing and kayaking, you’ll find something to enjoy at Joshua Creek Ranch.
9. Libby Camps, Millinocket Lake, Maine
This one might not look like a luxury lodge at first glance, but that’s because the main dining lodge was built in 1968 and still retains that classic aesthetic. Don’t let that humble introduction fool you. There are several luxury cabins to choose from here. And when you’re ready to head out, you can hunt grouse, moose, whitetail deer and black bear. Or try some fly fishing and some of the family activities on site.
10. Deer Creek Lodge, Sebree, Kentucky
Deer Creek Lodge started as a whitetail hunting lodge, but has since expanded to include all kinds of activities, including trophy bass fishing, golf, sporting clays and wing shooting. Stay right beside the lake in a luxury lodge, or cozy up in the Big Horn Bungalows. No matter where you stay, you can enjoy gourmet dining and so much more on this stunning property.