02/20/2013 07:13 am ET Updated Apr 22, 2013

Where America's Old Money Stays and Plays (PHOTOS)

Want to live like a Rockefeller on your next vacation? Want a voyeuristic peek into the world of the rich and powerful?

These iconic resorts across the country -- from a Gilded Age Palm Beach estate to a Newport mansion to a Long Island Gold Coast castle -- will make you feel like your blood runs blue. Just remember not to comment at length on the beauty of the place. Give an approving nod and ask for tea.

-- Kelsey Blodget,

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