Munro Mansion The historic Greek revival Munro Mansion bed and breakfast was once a station on the Underground Railroad. Steeped in history, Munro mansion is located on the famous Old Sauk trail. Relax playing the on site grand piano, find a good book in the library or just enjoy the resident Scottish Terriers. Each of the guest rooms is unique. George's Room features a wood frame queen-sized bed. After stepping out of the two-person Jacuzzi, settle in by the gas fireplace for a carefree evening of cable television. The furnishings also include two comfortable wingback chairs. Clara's room is complete with a queen-sized bed and a double Jacuzzi. Period furniture, including a writing desk completes the ambience. The wooden bed in Alyce's room has a floor to ceiling curtain that accents the pink quilt. Although modernized, the furnishings give the feel of a pre civil war era. On the ground floor for those that find it difficult to manage stairs is Julia's room. The crystal chandelier will dazzle even in the daylight hours because of the two corner windows. We find here a queen-sized sleigh bed and business writing desk and private bath. Enjoy your morning coffee on the outside porch or take the chill of the evening off in front of the fireplace. Margaret's room features a queen-sized four-poster bed. The ambience is complete with period furniture. The Cottage room is furnished in the classic English cottage style with a queen-sized bed and private bath. Sit back and relax in the wicker rocker by the warmth of the fireplace. The General's room is fitted out as the civil war room as any General would have his home decorated. A pair of wingback chairs flanks the queen-sized bed. The ambience of the room is completed with the decor fit for any civil war historian. Mountain Memories Situated on top of one of Georgia's famous mountains, Mountain Memories bed and breakfast offers a majestic view of the Georgian mountains. From the gazebo, your room or out on the deck, the only word to describe the view of the sunsets or lake Chatuge, is magnanimous Fall in love all over again on a romantic getaway in one of the six rooms or even a private cabin. The Lovers Suite holds a white washed, pencil post king bed with a bedside Armoire. The complete lovers fantasy comes complete with terry robes, candles and a rubber ducky. A sleeper sofa accentuates the romantic king bed and the gas log fireplace. But no room is complete without the rubber ducky. Decorated in green and burgundy, the Southern Pine Suite boasts a four-poster king bed, sleeper sofa and coffee table. The first two-room suite we encounter is the Sunset Suite. A queen sized bed and ruffled end tables occupy one room with a futon, coffee and end tables in the other. No mountain retreat would be without a self-named room, so we now enter the Mountain Mist Suite. Joining the queen-sized bed is the armoire and chaise lounge and two-person shower. The last of the rooms is the Queen Anne Suite. Upon entering we notice the queen bed alcove and sleeper sofa. This mountain resort also has cabins to rent. Stone Creek Cabin has the authentic look of a log house as the settlers lived in. Hiawasse Heights Cabin offers a panoramic view of the mountains of Georgia. The View cabin lives up to its name, as the majesty of the sights is breathtaking. Bring a video camera because that is the only way you will be able to explain the view. All the cabins offer an unobstructed view of Lake Chatuge and the flowing Georgia countryside. Mountain Laurel Inn Hidden high in the mountain near Mentone, Alabama is Mountain Laurel Inn. By using the rustic look, Mountain Laurel Inn blends in with the surroundings on Lookout Mountain. This is a hikers dream. Full sized windows put forward breathtaking views of the surrounding woods, or just relax in one of the rocking chairs on the porch. There is even a separate guesthouse with a number of rooms, every one with its own separate entrance. One of the more exclusive features of Mountain Laurel is the coffee placed outside each guest's door. After the morning eye opener, step into the dining room for a full sized breakfast that starts with a variety of breads and continues with everything from breakfast pizza to decadent French toast. The wildflower room celebrates the well-known wildflowers of the region. Spring is brought out by the large quantity of Mountain Laurel and Lady Slippers. Alabama has only one ski slope and it is shown in the motif of the ski room. The wildlife neighbors are well represented in the deer room, including Canadian Geese and wild turkeys. Come to the bridal room for your first or fiftieth honeymoon. This room is next door to the Mentone Wedding chapel. For parties of three there is the apartment room upstairs. This is the only two room groupings on hand. In the primary room is a queen-sized bed but a trundle bed and kitchenette is in the other room. Full enjoyment of the area is complete with hiking and biking. For the more adventurous, take hold of a pair of the bikes that are on hand or go by horseback to do some sightseeing. Check out the loads of antique stores and take home gifts for all or just a few keepsakes as a reminder of a wonderful vacation. Lost Creek Ranch and Spa Located between Grand Teton National Park and Bridger Teton Forest, in Wyoming, is an incredible family vacation spot called Lost Creek Ranch and Spa. Your vacation will start off right with the complimentary transportation they offer from the nearby airport. Rates for the ten cabins and twenty rooms include all meals. That is just the beginning. Children under the age of six stay completely free and staff will provide cribs upon request. During the day, there are supervised children's activities so the adults may enjoy some time on their own. Activities include a heated pool, whirlpool, exercise equipment, tennis, hayrides, lawn games and a game room. Ridding instruction is available for both children and adults. The spa offers a sauna and team room as well as massage. What a wonderful way to spend the evening after a long day of vigorous activity. Each of the cabins includes a private porch, refrigerators and fireplaces. Picnic tables provide a nice outdoor experience for the whole family. The staff will also do your laundry free of charge so you can spend your time doing more enjoyable things. Dinners are served family style and offer two choices each evening. Breakfast can be either a full continental one or your choice from a large menu. Lunch is served buffet style and offers a large variety of choices. Kids can either eat with their parents or enjoy a special kid's dinner with their newly found friends. They have a special menu of kid-favored food to choose from with the second option. Not only is the staff highly trained in their particular occupation, but Lost Creek Ranch offers something found rarely elsewhere, a one to one staff and guest ratio. No matter what you need or want, there is always someone ready and willing to accommodate your wishes. Levy-East House When you think of Louisiana, the first picture is of a French style of architecture. The Levy-East House bed and breakfast however is a three-story Greek revival structure. Located in the historic Natchitoches landmark district, it was recently totally restored and renovated. The antique furnishings that adorn the building throughout were in the home for over one hundred years. At first glance one would expect to see the plantation owner, dressed in his white suit and walking stick to be sitting on the expansive front porch sipping mint Juleps and instructing the staff in their daily duties. Each of the rooms is adorned with period furnishings and lush appointments. We have seen the outside but now it is time to check out our sleeping accommodations. Our first stop is the Wendy Lynette Suite. Taking center stage is the enlarged bed with the hand crocheted quilt. All the furnishings are Victorian walnut. A bed designed for royalty is matched with a marble top dresser and armoire. Enter the private bath and enjoy the whirling waters of the Jacuzzi. Ascending the stairs to the third floor we enter the Vintage Rose Suite. The antique walnut bed and dresser have been in the family for over 100 years. The lace curtains on the windows accent the soft ambience of the room. The Judy Colette Suite displays fabulous Eastlake furnishings circa 1880. A ceiling to floor crown canopy presents the antique bed in all of its finery. Also on the third floor we encounter the Cottage Suite. In the parlor is the television and wet bar allows a most cordial welcome to your guests. Fashioned after an English cottage we find furnishing of wicker. The queen-size bed is draped with a duvet cover and pillows and presents a view of the large magnolia tree situated just outside the window. Lazy L Taking a page out of western naming conventions, the Lazy L in Willow Creek, Delaware was built specifically as a bed and breakfast. The Lazy L is ideal for the birdwatcher in you. The marsh comes alive with Eagles, Osprey, and Herons. Enjoy nature's beauty from the screen porch or indoor lounge. This three-story delight is also pet friendly. There are five spacious rooms in addition to a private cottage. The Nature Room is above average in size for a bed and breakfast. With a queen sized sleigh bed, it offers a superb view of Red Mill Creek. On the second floor is the Lighthouse room. In addition to the large double windows for an excellent view, there is an alcove in which to store your beach gear. Also on the second floor is the Mermaid room and shares two rooms with the others on this floor. From here you are offered an excellent view at the front of the Lazy L. On the lower level is the Key West Room. Adjacent to the Key West room is a large sitting area and a walk out patio that it shares with the Flamingo room. The lounge area of the Flamingo room comes complete with all the kitchen amenities. Sit on the deck and enjoy the sunrise or just enjoy the ducks out on the creek. Unique to the Lazy L is a small private cottage lovingly called Cottage in the Dog Run. The full sized complimentary breakfast includes such luxuries as quiche and crepes along side the full compliment of fruits and breads. After a hearty breakfast, head down to the creek and spend the day kayaking. If you prefer the less intimidating activities a heated swimming pool, hot tub, and pool table are provided. To complete the nature enjoyment, a picnic area is also provided. Lake View Cottage Lake View Cottage is a traditional bed and breakfast Inn located in the foothills of the White Mountains, between the Lakes Region and Mount Washington Valley, just south of Conway and North Conway. Here you can experience the romance of a getaway weekend with luxurious candlelight breakfasts and Jacuzzis in a number of the rooms. Silver Lake, New Hampshire offers beautiful sunsets. Grampa David's Room has a king size bed canopy bed, antique period furniture including an oak armoire. From the sitting room you may step out onto the porch with a glorious view of the lake where you may enjoy being served breakfast weather permitting. The large bath includes a two person Jacuzzi , separate shower and reproduction fixtures. Grampa Earle's Room, on the second floor, has a sitting room, a queen size bed, antique floral wallpaper in greens and rose with detailed painting of the woodwork and brass door hardware. The private bath has a corner Jacuzzi for two and a separate shower. This is the best view in the house where you can wake up to the crimson sunrise over the lake. Helen's Room, also on the second floor, sunny yellow was used for this bright room with windows on three sides. The wicker furniture and details contribute to the airy feeling of this queen size bedroom. A photo of Aunt Helen's cat, Chippy, watches over you while you sleep. The large bath has a shower big enough for two including two showerheads and two seats!! The Rose Room has a queen size sleigh bed with a view overlooking the lake and gardens. The reproduction wallpaper in this room matches the original. The brand new bath has a four foot jetted shower and reproduction fixtures. The Lake View Cottage is truly a paradise for romantics or those who are romantic at heart. Lake Placid Lodge Located on the shores of beautiful Lake Placid, in New York, this is the perfect spot for couples on their honeymoon-or for men (or women) who want to pop the question. He staff here will gladly help make this the most memorable experience of a lifetime. This lakeside lodge is a charming Adirondack retreat. Built in the 1920's at or near the water's edge, these cabins have all been skillfully renovated to include king or queen-size featherbeds, large stone fireplaces, sitting areas, pleasing to the eye rustic furniture and wet bars. All have lush bathrooms, with enormous soaking tubs and spacious separate showers. Gigantic picture windows expose out of this world lake and mountain vistas. A full Adirondack breakfast is included for all visitors. Whether you visit in winter or summer, there is always something to do. Winter can have you participating in a dog sled ride, skiing or ice fishing. Summer provides opportunity for hiking, boating, playing gold, fishing, horseback riding or tennis. For the couples, you can take a canoe out to a private island for a leisurely day alone together. For those who want to cozy up inside, the cabins offer working fireplaces, in-room modem links and a wet bar. The tubs are large and perfect for a nice long hot bubble bath. While all the cabins are spectacular, one stands above the rest. Owl's Head is a very special cabin. Set just a step or two from the edge of the lake, the cabin's private porch is fringed by a small, tumbling brook. The room has a vast hand-crafted stone fireplace and a king-size featherbed shaped from a tree. In the vast bathroom, there is a two-person jacuzzi jet tub, a dry sauna, and a six-headed steam shower. This spacious, one-room suite is the most luxurious and romantic. Inn on the River An extraordinary visit awaits you at the Inn on the River in Glen Rose, Texas. We all know Texans like to do everything in a big way and this extends to their hospitality. It is a place where the constant flow of interruptions is replaced by a quietly flowing river, and the harsh sounds of city traffic give way to those of singing birds. The Inn, which is selected as a Texas Historical Landmark, is stylishly furnished to make available the ultimate in comfort. No two rooms are the same, but every one is beautifully decorated with an historic armoire, excellent European linens, a feather bed and a goose-down comforter. Each and every one of the rooms has a private bath. And, you will find irresistible the fact that the rooms do not have televisions to inundate you with the news of everyday life. When it is time to have a little excitement, take a plunge in the mineral water pool, play croquet or volleyball, cruise around town on one of the mountain bikes, or simply sit by the river and slow down for a while. Bird watching from the Adirondack chairs overlooking the river is a much loved pastime of Inn on the River guests. Binoculars and bird watchers' guides are accessible. The Glen Rose Sanctuary is just a short walk away. The Glen Rose region offers a broad assortment of leisure opportunities, including the Bird Watching Sanctuary, Fossil Rim Wildlife Center, Dinosaur Valley State Park, The Brazos River, which is perfect for canoeing and fishing, horseback riding, fishing or boating on Lake Granbury and antique shopping. Don't allow a visit to Texas pass without spending at least one day at the Inn on the River. It may not be your most exciting stop, but it will certainly be one of your best. Highland Glen Lodge Moose don't have their own bed and breakfasts, or do they? Don't be surprised to find these Alaskan natives visiting Highland Glen Lodge in Anchorage, Alaska. This quaint Tudor mansion belies the elegance within. Your first view makes you think you've stepped off American soil and straight to the English countryside. Highland Glen Lodge is in the shadows of the Chugach Mountains with breathtaking views of the rugged mountains and Cook Inlet. The English theme carries through to the breakfast fare. You are treated to a blend of English/Scottish country dining mixed with the flavor of the Alaskan frontier. After a delightful breakfast join your family and guests in the Great room. Relax over coffee on the plush furnishings. Floor to ceiling windows offer a spectacular view of the Alaskan countryside. For your first or fiftieth honeymoon, a stay in the Highlander room is a must. Not only is there a king sized bed, but also a tower and a balcony. You can go from the lounge into the double Jacuzzi for added enjoyment. To make the honeymoon complete, in room breakfast is available. The Glen View room also has a king sized bed with a beautiful view of Cook Inlet. Planning on having three or more in your party? Then The Birchwoods has the extra room with a twin bed. For the ultimate in a family or group gathering, the three room Woodlands Suite is just what you are looking for. There is a private sauna, one king sized bed and two queen sized. Alaska may seem to be the last frontier with civilization many miles away; each room does have Internet access. Although out of sight of the world, you are still in close contact. All of the rooms come complete with a hot tub and access to the roof patio lounge. Genoa House Inn Historic Genoa, near Lake Tahoe and Carson City in the foothills of the Sierra Nevada, is Nevada's oldest settlement. It is the location of the Genoa House Inn, an authentic Victorian home listed in the National Register of Historical Places. The house has been restored to the charm and tranquility of an earlier time. The Rose Room is accented in mallard green and burgundy, has a hand-made barn wood queen-size bed, and is furnished with Victorian antiques. This spacious room has a private balcony and large, stained glass windows. The Blue Room is accented in a soft gray-blue with mahogany antiques and a queen bed. The private bath in the hall is equipped with a Jacuzzi tub and an overhead shower. The Garden Room offers a queen bed and is accessed by a gentle path leading across the yard to a covered porch with a private entrance. Take a relaxing bath in the claw foot bathtub. Early in the morning, your choice of coffee or tea is delivered to your door, followed by a full breakfast served either in your room or in the sunlit dining room. Genoa is an image of the Old West, with a panoramic view of the abundant Carson Valley and the nearby mountains. Genoa's local activities consist of soaring, ballooning, and bicycling in the Valley. The allure of the old town invites you to a casual walk, touring the Victorian homes and antique buildings with their various businesses, from Nevada's oldest saloon to nearby David Walley's Hot Springs. Genoa House is only minutes away from surrounding attractions: everything from skiing and boating at Lake Tahoe to the historical sights of Virginia City. Capture its charm with your camera or just your heart. Whatever you do, this place will forever remain a part of your fondest memories. French Creek Ranch Custer, South Dakota, is home to the rustic French Creek Ranch Bed and Breakfast. As expected from this part of the country, you won't find frills and lace here. What you will find is a laid-back place with plenty of comfort and the great outdoors. There are not many bed and breakfasts where you can bring your own horse and have it taken care of during your stay. At the French Creek Ranch, your horse will be pampered as much as you are. French Creek Ranch offers quiet privacy yet easy access to the countless wonders of the Black Hills. The ranch sits in a high mountain meadow with French Creek running through it overlooking the awesome views of the nearby Needles formation. French Creek Ranch is adjacent to the Black Hills National Forest, allowing hikers, bicyclists or horse riders easy access to the Forest's thousands of acres. And by traveling just a short distance, guests can access beautiful mountain bike trails. Other nearby attractions include the Crazy Horse Memorial, Wind Cave National Park, Jewel Cave National Monument and of course, Mount Rushmore. There are three guest rooms to choose from. The Cowboy Room is Rustic Western themed, with queen-size lodge-pole bed, private bath just across the hall, large walk-in closet, and a beautiful view of nearby Needles. The Cowgirl Room is Southwestern themed, queen bed, private bath, walk-in closet, and a gorgeous view of the Hills. The Lakota Room is American Indian themed room with queen bed, private bath, double closet and a garden view. A full breakfast, ranging from traditional ranch breakfasts to innovative Southwestern entrees, is served every morning at 8 a.m. in the Ranch's main dining room. Horse guests get a wondrous meal of fresh oats. For a stay a bit out of the ordinary, visit French Creek Ranch. Fox Manor Fox Manor Historic Bed & Breakfast Inn is located in Kingsport, Tennessee. Upon arrival, you will become aware of the original carriage steps used by passengers to disembark from their horse-drawn carriages. This is your earliest hint that you have arrived at a truthfully only one of its kind and historic inn. Eight cozy fireplaces, eleven ceiling fans, central air conditioning, complimentary wireless high speed internet, a quiet parlor for reading or watching television, candlelight breakfast, afternoon tea, and a wonderful dessert gift shop are all features of this wondrous inn. Each room features plush down comforters, thick robes, queen or king sized beds, wine buckets, ironing boards, a television, VCR and DVD players. The private baths all have Egyptian towels and hair dryers and lighted makeup mirrors. The Cottage is a very cozy residence separate from the main house. It features a private bath with oversized shower, queen-sized bed and a large work desk. Amenities also include a small refrigerator, microwave, television/dvd/vcr and telephone. The Cottage is perfect for the extended stay business traveler or a haven for honeymooners. Guests are invited to enjoy afternoon refreshments at the authentic 300 year-old English Pub Bar. This wonderful room is furnished with plush leather sofas, a big screen television and a 28-foot hand-painted wall mural. The Parlor offers quiet Victorian elegance and the warm glow of fire. For quieter moments, the Library has a cozy fireplace and a large selection of books and magazines. There is a television with VCR, and a wonderful music system with surround sound. The ceiling in the Dining Room was painted by a professional artist who captured both the design and color scheme in the fabrics and wall coverings. The vast china and teapot collection gathered on travels abroad is displayed in the built in cabinets. Deutshce Strasse Old world charm is marvelously reflected in this building built in the Frank Lloyd Wright style. Deutshce Strasse Bed and Breakfast is the 1884 home that was renovated in 1915. Old world charm is displayed throughout your experience in the great north. Guests are welcomed in the welcome room on the main floor with its grand piano and period architecture. As you step into the formal dining room you will imagine you have entered a chalet on the Alps. This feeling carries through to the living room and the candlelit marble fireplace. As you mount the stairs to your room, you will forget you are in Minnesota. The king size bed with the ornate scrolled metal head and footboards may not indicate this is the Castle room but the suit of armor in the sitting area for two gives it away. The private bath comes complete with a pedestal bath and rain shower. The Crystal room boasts a queen-sized antique brass bed. Crystal accents complete the room's ambience. Step into the two-person whirlpool tub with the original ceramic floor and wall tile. This room was originally the master room. The queen-sized four-poster bed is most prominent in the Flower room. Even the headboard has flowers. We find, in the private bath, a shower and an original pedestal sink. Ivy outlines the canopy frame of the queen-sized bed in the Ivy room. Grab a book and cuddle up by the fireplace on the cool evenings. The private bath includes a shower with three showerheads that is referred to as a full-body shower. The Black Forest room is two rooms decorated with items from the black forest region of Germany. This room also boasts a full bath and a room with a hot tub and fireplace. Don't miss the cuckoo clock on the wall in this room! Clifton -- The Country Inn Charlottesville, Virginia, is home to the elegantly landscaped grounds of Clifton -- The Country Inn. This 1799 country inn exudes southern refinement with its uniquely decorated rooms and gracious service. Every one of the fourteen of the room are filled with antiques, have wood burning fireplaces and views of the manicured grounds and private lake. A complimentary full breakfast will start any visitor's day off on a positive note, as will the coffee that is available in each and every room. Activities include a pool, whirlpool, lawn games and lighted tennis courts. Clifton also offers in-room massages, custom picnic baskets and private dinners in their gazebo. The seven rooms and suites situated in the main house are extremely comfy, yet stylish. The diverse, but equally striking, views from these rooms include Monticello Mountain, cascading waterfalls at the pool, and gorgeous lawns and flowering gardens. These rooms are furnished with antique stuff, Waterworks fixtures and spa jet showers. All rooms offer the finest in modern amenities including high-speed Internet access. The facilities are totally non-smoking. Clifton's three Livery Cottages were fashioned from an original dependency on the property. The building offers a huge deck, ideal for taking in the view of the private lake. Each of these rooms features a separate sitting area and exceptional antique soaking tubs in the restrooms. If you choose to wander off the grounds, you can take a tour of Monticello, go horseback riding, enjoy a walking tour of the historic downtown Charlottesville area, take in a game of golf or do some rafting. The possibilities are endless. One thing you won't want to miss is a tour of the multitude of vineyards in the area. This tour alone is a day long event and well worth the time. Some of the state's finest vineyards call this area home. Chateau Du Sureau A fairy tale awaits you in Oakhurst, California, just minutes from Yosemite in the foothills of the Sierra Nevadas at Chateau du Sureau. Everything from the European style stucco building to the life-sized chess board will evoke a feeling of being transported to another place and time. Wrought iron gates emblazoned with the Château's elegant crest open to reveal the stately 9000 square foot stucco Inn, complete with a stone turret, Parisian balconies and shuttered windows, all on nine acres of meticulously landscaped park grounds. Walking paths, fountains, a swimming pool, a bocce court and a life-size chess set add to the natural cachet and charm of the area. Once inside, guests are quickly enveloped in the Château's extraordinary European hospitality. It was Erna's desire to bring the traditions and hospitality of Europe's grand houses to the States and she has truly captured it here. Chambermaids, attired in black dress and white linen aprons, present baskets of refreshments and tea. There is no front desk, no check in, no credit card imprinting (only a hand written bill discreetly presented before guests leave) and no televisions in the guest's rooms. Each guest room is individually decorated and named for restorative herbs that can be found growing on the property. Erma's Elderberry House, one of the finest restaurants, is located on the property for your dining pleasure. The Chateau du Sureau offers a complimentary full breakfast to each guest and also provides coffee in each room. Besides the ten rooms within the main building, there is also a two bedroom villa available for those who wish more privacy. The Chateau du Sureau offers exercise equipment, a pool, lawn games and several balconies for your enjoyment. The facilities is totally non-smoking. With the peaceful surroundings available here, you may make this your only destination. Casa Escondida Chimayo, New Mexico is home to the lovely Casa Escondida. Situated in a sheltered, country location, Casa Escondida ("hidden house") is in addition handy to historic Santa Fe, quaint Taos, the ancient ruins of Bandelier National Park, the cultural magnificence of Native American pueblos, soothing hot springs, inspiring landscapes of Abiquiu and many other wonderful sites. Every one of the rooms is filled with handpicked antiques and accented in a rustic southwest style. Some rooms offer amenities such as an antique wood stove, private patio, fireplace, private deck or oversized bathtub. Architectural elements, such as kiva fireplaces, wooden tongue & groove ceilings, saltillo tile floors and wooden vigas, all add to the warmth and rustic charm of Casa Escondida, which is fairly similar to a southwestern country inn. Four of the eight guest rooms are set to allow pets. Casita Escondida is a comfy, one-bedroom, adobe suite detached from the main house. It provides the ideal private retreat. At night, take pleasure in the glow of your living room kiva fireplace. It has one queen bed in the sleeping area as well as, one daybed in the living area that converts into two twin beds if desirable. The living area also features a full kitchenette and access to a private deck with quaint views of pastures and foothills. Saltillo tile floors and vigas communicate the feel of old New Mexico. Just the thing for extended stays or families. They gladly provide puppy-perks. Upon arrival, you will discover a delectable doggie treat awaiting you, in your room. During your stay, your dog can indulge in a "bottomless bag of biscuits". Just ask your human for refills. If you forget your pet bed, a rug will gladly be provided. No deposit is required, but an extra fifteen dollars per night is charged. Canoe Bay Rice Lake, Wisconsin is home to the beautiful Canoe Bay. This secluded 280-acre wilderness spot may seem an unlikely place for luxury at its finest, but this resort delivers just that. Guests can choose between one of the five rooms within the main building, a four-room lodge or one of the several cabins available. All exhibit either Adirondack or Frank Lloyd Wright inspired decor. Each is also located in either a completely wooded or lake view area. The exceptional restaurant provides breakfast in bed, gourmet lunch baskets and a daily changing four-course dinner menu. All rooms come complete with TV, cable and VCR and some include a refrigerator and microwave. Coffee is provided in all rooms. Activities include picnic tables along the lake, cross country skiing, golf, ice-skating, exercise equipment and a spa. Equipment is provided for kayaking, canoeing and row boating. Enjoy a day fishing for bass or just relaxing on the water. For those wishing an indoor activity or on days when weather may prohibit being outdoors, an extensive library of hardcover books and magazines allows guests to catch up on their reading. The Inn is the go-to spot in the evening, where you'll find the best food in the region served in their lakeside Dining Room. Sneak a peek, too, at their extensive red wine collection on display in the gorgeous Wine Cellar Room. Cottages offer extreme privacy; choose stand-alone or duplex-style. All accommodations are fully outfitted with fireplace, private deck, King bed, whirlpool-for-two, audio/video system, and mini-fridge. And direct lake views are the rule! No children are allowed at this facility, so it is a perfect adult getaway for couples that need some time alone together. Romance is never more alive than in the private surroundings of this wooded wonderland. And you thought Wisconsin only had cheese. Blueberry Pointe on the Lake Chepachet, Rhode Island is a beautiful place. Blueberry Pointe on the Lake fits in well with the beauty. Every Blueberry Pointe on the Lake room features the tranquility and splendor of lakefront backdrop, a private bath, ultra-plush mattress, designer linens and towels, and a famed gourmet breakfast. They furthermore include complimentary wine, hot tub use, a private beach, and kayaks, canoe, and paddle boat. Birds flourish on Sand Dam Reservoir in the summer. The protection of the lake becomes a meeting place for mallards and geese. The kingfisher dives into the lake, beak first, and captures fish. Nesting herons squawk and flap up into the wind after victorious frog feasts. Blueberry Pointe land is bordered by Nature Conservancy land which links acres of woodlands to neighboring ponds, wetlands, and forests all the way to the Connecticut border. The staff has maps, field guides and binoculars to borrow, and they offer a reservation service for local activities and restaurants. The Sunrise Suite is a bright accommodation with a separate private bath, tub and dual showerheads. The bedroom and sitting area has a queen size bed strewn with plush pillows. A TV with DVD and a stereo system are included for your enjoyment. One special amenity in the Sunrise Suite is this antique cast iron faux fireplace on a tiled hearth surrounded by a custom built mahogany mantel. The spacious Moonlight Suite is located on the second floor of the main house and comprises the master bedroom, a private bath, and a sitting area/library. The Master Suite is lit by a wall of windows capped by a large half-round. The view to the grounds and the lake beyond is inviting yet promotes privacy. These are just two of the rooms available at the Blueberry Pointe. There is a room to suit nearly every preference. Blue Heron Inn Idaho is more than just mines and potatoes. Located on the south fork of the Snake River is The Blue Heron Inn. It's rustic exterior gives way to unmatched luxury and hospitality. Many of the neighbors will be seen walking by, such as moose and deer. Making their home in the nearby woods one can find Squirrels, Marmots, raccoons, beavers and foxes. It is not uncommon to see Blue Herons fishing for their next meal in the nearby Snake River or see eagles and osprey flying overhead. Nothing about Idaho is small as can be seen by the size of the rooms at the Blue Heron Inn. The namesake room, The Blue Heron Suite is larger than some houses, or so it appears. The king size bed in the center of the room facing the French doors takes up less than a quarter of the space. For those chilly Idaho nights there is even a river rock fireplace. At first glance, the decor of the Canyon Suite is reminiscent of the southwest. One is reminded of the Navajo when the king sized bed is first viewed. The French doors open to a private balcony allowing breathtaking views of the south fork of the Snake River. The ducks of the same name inspired the Mallard room. A handmade quilt adorns the log bed and is accompanied by the pine furniture. For a more private retreat, the Carriage house is a second floor room attached to the innkeeper's residence. Since we are in the west, the Bunkhouse Suite is expected. You will think you've stepped into history with all the log furnishings. The handcrafted pine queen sized bed is the centerpiece of the Southfork Suite. Idaho's state bird is honored in the Blue Bird Suite. Here we find a brass bed with a marble topped dresser. Big Island Mountain View Inn The surf and sand may define Hawaii, but it was the volcano's that created these paradise islands. The largest of the islands also has the longest name of its resort, Big Island Hawaii Bed and Breakfast Mountain View Inn. We are stopping at a four-acre garden and fishpond estate in full view of Mauna Kea, the tallest mountain in the world. In this most tranquil setting are some of the worlds most exotic plants and flowers. Native to the islands are Ohia and rose apple trees and rivaling the fragrant magnolias of the east we find heliconia, ginger and anthuriums. Even the suites are a reminder of the flora of the region. Our first stop is in the Cherry Blossom Suite. The new side room addition comes complete with coffeemaker and complimentary native Kona coffee. As would be expected, this room overlooks the Cherry Blossom tree as well as the fishpond and estate garden. A colorful quilt covers the king sized bed and a matching one is on the twin bed/sofa. The red and burgundy decor of the Heliconia suite is reminiscent of the native flowers and has a view of the heliconia flower nursery. Enjoy your morning coffee in deep padded chairs around the glass top table. Even with the king sized bed there is still enough room for just relaxing. A comfortable queen sized bed is the centerpiece of the Lehua room. This most calming room also offers a tranquil view of the side garden. If your sleeping preference runs more to twin beds then the plumeria room is for you. This is a bright and airy room with a beautiful view of the side garden. Enhance your stay by visiting the art studio home of Jane and Linus Chao. Stroll through the gardens or just select your favorite romance novel and have a seat in the gazebo. Benner House Victorian elegance is alive and well in Weston, Missouri. Benner House is the former home of George Shawhan, the owner of McCormick Distillery. This elegant home now has the spirits of romance ingrained. Built in the lovely Victorian Queen Anne style, it is the last word in beauty and grace. The four queen sized suites are well appointed with all the luxuries a king or queen would ever want. Surrounded by Victorian antiques each suite is a delightful mix of the old and the new. By all outward appearances you have traveled back in time to the turn of the twentieth century. Then the CD/alarm clock brings you back to the present. Neither you nor your partner will want to leave the comfort of the big brass bed in the Garden view Suite. If the timely elegance of oak is more in line for you, then the Riverside Suite is where you want to be. For the truly romantic, roses adorn the Rose Balcony Suite. Relive the old world in the Bridgewater Suite, complete with antique Iron bed. Benner House is a two-story bed and breakfast with wrap around porches on both levels. As you enter the first floor you are immediately enmeshed in the style and charm of the reception area with its original, yet restored, fireplace. Go through to the dining room and marvel at the Murano Venetian Chandelier. The solarium has floor to ceiling windows that accent the Rattan and white wicker furnishings. There is even a library with a large variety of reading material and games as well as a large color television. Early risers can stroll through the hospitality Bistro and marvel at the tin ceilings while enjoying their morning coffee. Here you will truly see the European touch with the grapes and wine decorations. Averill's Flathead Lake Lodge A family vacation beyond your wildest dreams awaits you at Averill's Flathead Lake Lodge in Bigfork, Montana. This ranch covers two thousand acres in the Rocky Mountains, just south of Glacier National Park. The ranch is family operated, so they know what a family is searching for. This is evident right down to the rates, which are different for each age group. The categories are divided into adult, thirteen to nineteen, six to twelve, three to five and under three. All rates include meals and various activities. The activities available include supervised children's activities for kids from six through teenagers. Families can enjoy horseback riding, lake cruising and trail hiking. If you've ever wanted to know what it was like to work on an authentic dude ranch, here's your chance-visitors can participate in cattle roping and various other workings around the corral. This isn't the end of the activities by far. There is a heated pool, rec room and private beach. Why not try your hand at white water rafting? The water is also available for lake cruises, boating, raft trips and water skiing. There is a private beach at your disposal, complete with picnic tables and grills. For horse lovers, riding instruction, horse competitions, team roping, team penning and even a family style rodeo are just some of the fun events offered in the rodeo area. Riders will enjoy morning, evening, and half-day rides through mountain country and rolling timberland with spectacular vistas. If all this weren't enough, there are barn dances, a children's overnight campout, a bonfire on the beach, complete with s'mores and singalongs, and much more. After a day of all that activity, you can even get a massage for those tired muscles. This is truly one vacation spot the whole family can enjoy together!! Atwood House Built in the neoclassical Georgian revival style, Atwood House welcomes you. Step into the parlor and marvel at the elegance of midwestern luxury. This is a page straight out of the days of the railroad baron's. The setting is complete with the player piano and period furniture. The staircase is reminiscent of the mansions built by the cattle barons, right down to the chandeliers. No visit to the capital of Nebraska is complete without a stop at the Atwood house. Newlyweds will be most attracted to the three-room Atwood Suite. Enjoy the leather sofa in the living room as you relax by the fire crackling from the real wood that it burns. In the bedroom are the three-piece walnut and marble Victorian king-sized bed and ornate walnut wardrobe. The roman style bath features a two-person corner heart-shaped whirlpool tub. This suite is as large as some homes so nothing is crowded here. The western aristocracy is well reflected in the Beals Suite. Center stage here is the three-piece walnut tester king-sized bed. The ambience is aptly set with the Victorian furnishings. Enter the bath and relax in the two person Jacuzzi with handheld shower. Located just next to the main house is the three-room Carriage suite. The sitting room boasts a vaulted ceiling and leather queen-sized hide-a-bed. The king-sized bed in the bedroom is located next to the French doors of the bath that features a two-person aquatic whirlpool. The Frank A. Little Suite has an L shaped layout that separates the bedroom area from the living room area. The three-piece walnut bedroom set features a high-backed carved king-sized bed. The bath area features a corner shower and claw foot tub and pedestal sink. Sink into the rocker in the living area and relax with your favorite magazine. The Gilbert Inn A romantic Queen Anne Victorian home built in 1892, the Gilbert Inn, in Seaside, Oregon, will capture your heart and imagination at first sight. The Gilbert Inn has an idyllic setting -- being in one of the North Coast's most trendy seashore towns. Seaside, with its historic boardwalk and turnaround on the sea is a great vacation destination. Shops, restaurants, beaches, parks, museums, it's all here and within easy walking distance. Upon entering this special Queen Anne Victorian you are transported back into yesterday. The Gilbert Inn, built in 1892, still looks much the same as it did back then, the large fireplace in the middle of the parlor; the natural fir tongue and groove ceilings and walls all through the house still hold on to their warmth and charm. The ten guests accommodations are inspired by the classic Victorian era and mirror charm and style from the past. Every room offers lovely decor with queen sized beds, down quilts, cozy comforters, period furnishings and our family heirlooms all mingled together to make the emphasis on comfort. The Gilbert Inn is one of the few bed and breakfast establishments that offer discounts not only to AAA members and seniors, but also to active military personnel. All of the rooms feature private bathrooms, color television, telephones, and DVD players with complimentary DVD's available and includes a full breakfast. The original Gilbert Cottage is now a "country style" suite and features a large bedroom, sitting room and full bath. This is the 1880's Suite. Emma's Room has natural fir ceiling and walls frame and the cherry wood four-poster bed makes it complete. Alexander's Room features a claw-foot bathtub. The Turret Room features old fir ceilings and walls and "turret" windows. Every one of the other rooms also have their own unique features.
The Burn Mr. John P. Walworth, planter, alderman, and president of Planters Bank, built the Burn in 1834. What appears from the front to be just 1 1/2 stories tall is actually a 3-story antebellum home. Since 1978 this historic home has been one of the finest bed and breakfasts in Natchez, and it continues to be a central attraction for visitors who look for comfortable accommodations in a quiet, beautiful atmosphere. Part of what makes The Burn a premier vacation destination is their scenery. A shaded patio overlooks a two-acre garden, and brick walkways give way to camellias, azaleas, dogwoods, and lots of quiet space. The waters of a full sized pool summon one to take a cool, soothing dip before dinner. The Burn presently has five guestrooms from which to choose. All have their own private baths and cable TV, with access to wireless Internet and a luxurious, full-size pool. A quaint single bed complements the ornate queen bed. There's plenty of living space in The Lucy Room, and since it's in the main house, it's the closest to breakfast! This guest room features a dressing room and bath with a shower over the tub. The Douglas Room is a handsome, quiet, garden level room that boasts a queen-size bed. The room opens to the outside covered brick patio and a private courtyard with fountain. Make your way to breakfast, the gardens and pool in just a few steps. The very ornate king size bed is the main feature of Laura's Room, which shares the upper floor with Ernestine. There's a large bath with a shower over the tub. This accommodation also opens to the covered balcony that overlooks our private courtyard. Clara's Room, like The Douglas Room, is on the ground floor. It's large enough to hold a very comfortable king size bed. The windows look out over the garden, and the room opens to the covered patio and private courtyard. Tall Timber Resort Durango, Colorado, is the home of one of the best family resorts in the country, Tall Timber Resort. The historic Silverton train, which winds through scenic forests and canyons, is one of only two ways to get to this hideaway. The other way is by helicopter. The accommodations are just as inspiring as the way you arrive. Two-story condominium units with rustic wood paneling and stone fireplaces include three meals a day and round-trip transportation from Durango. Besides the daily three meals, coffee is available in all rooms. Children between the age of three and twelve stay for half the price. Cribs are provided free for all who wish one. Box lunches are made available for those adventurers who wish to go on available helicopter picnics. Other activities include numerous hiking trails and cross country skiing. For those preferring quieter activities, there is an indoor/outdoor pool, a library, lawn games a whirlpool and a sauna. Then there is the adventure of a lifetime for the most adventurous at heart, the zip line adventure. With the aid of a Sky Ranger, a guest dons his or her harness and is safety checked. It takes about four and a half hours to soar between 32 stainless steel platforms by traversing over a mile of helicopter-grade stainless steel cable through 27 ponderosa pines, allowing time to relax in the trees to enjoy a gourmet lunch. Spans range from 50 feet to 500 feet apart, soaring guests through Aspen forest and even across the Animas River. There are breathtaking views along the way, and each platform offers something different, including being air-lifted by a helicopter hoist, and having a Sky Guide rappel guests down to the forest floor. There truly is something for everyone at Colorado's Tall Timber Resort. It is one vacation your family will talk about for years. Sugar Beach Inn The very geography of Florida allows it to have sandy beaches on two oceanfronts. Sugar Beach Inn overlooks the serene waters of the Gulf of Mexico. Looking more like a southern plantation you expect to see the Grande Dame on the veranda sipping mint Juleps. Even the sunshine state has cool evenings but with four fireplaces, the chill is quickly dispelled. Step through the white picket fence and observe Sugar Beach Inn's three floors decorated with the natural foliage of the area. Upon entering the front door there are five Victorian based rooms. The luxurious four-poster is the centerpiece of the Jasmine Suite. With it's own fireplace and a view of the gulf from the sitting room, this is the master suite. Upon arising from the white wrought iron queen sized bed, step to the veranda for a breathtaking view of the gulf. Following through with our aromatic tour, we come to the Rose Suite. This is the ideal romantic suite with the private rose red bathroom and accentuated with luxurious linens. The brightest, most cheery room is the Sunflower Suite. Here you will find many fun accessories and the queen canopy bed. On the main floor we come to the Rosemary Suite with a choice of a king sized bed or two twin beds. Step out to the veranda to enjoy a close up view of the dunes. Start the day with a complimentary gourmet breakfast in the stately dining room. The area is awash in curiosity and antique shops. Sugar Beach Inn is close to many golf, sailing or other water sport locations. Complete your day by dining Al Fresco upon the sugar white sands of the beach. Lay a towel or a beach chair out and be thoroughly amused by the antics of the dolphins just beyond the breakers. Bridgeford House Spring down to Eureka Springs, Arkansas to visit Bridgeford House. Southern hospitality mixes with Victorian charm awaits you at this charming Queen Anne Eastlake home. Situated in the middle of Eureka Springs, Bridgeford house provides a beautiful setting for murder mysteries. From your room, enjoy delightful views of the famous springs as well as the surrounding mountains. The secret garden of this 'Painted Lady' has helped this historic bed and breakfast win many awards. 1884 Bridgford House is listed on the register of historic places. The five rooms remind you of a southern plantation. Red cedar is the choice of accruements in the Garden View bathroom. The four-poster bed looks to be straight out of Tara. From here you have an excellent view of the secret garden. For a ladies only retreat, the Rosewater has a queen and twin beds and can easily accommodate two or three people. There is a Jacuzzi for two and a large deck with a view of the valley and 'Christ of the Ozarks'. For the secret seafarers, the Captain Bridgeford has a majestic four-poster queen bed. The bath has an extra large claw foot bathtub and antique fireplace. The Georgiana is a romantic three-room suite designed for royalty. This is the perfect place to celebrate an anniversary or on your honeymoon. The center of the Mary Bridgeford suite is the queen-sized bed complete with canopy. A sumptuous breakfast awaits you in the richly appointed dining room. Don't forget to check out the free cinnamon scones and other treats awaiting you in your room. Chelsea, the resident sheltie, provides free entertainment. Many art emporiums and massage parlors surround Bridgeford House. It is also on the route of the trolley car and horse drawn carriages. Antique shops abound for your shopping pleasure. Eureka Springs welcomes one and all. Spencer House Spencer House Bed &Breakfast is located in historical downtown Erie Pennsylvania. Step back in time for a restful stay in our restored Victorian home. When it was built in 1876, the Victorian home at 519 West Sixth Street was one of the showiest homes in the city. The original woodwork is one of the most eye-catching features of the interior, along with the 12-foot ceilings and interior folding shutters. Guests are invited to relax in the elegant parlor, with its beautiful fireplace and baby grand piano, or select a good book from the well-stocked library. The Treetop Suite skims the treetops and looks on both the front and rear of the house. A queen-sized bed with floor-to-ceiling canopy gives a very romantic atmosphere to the room. The original marble sink, a lovely window seat, book nook, and sitting area provide you with space to meet all you needs. The bathroom has an original over-sized tiled shower. The Captain's Quarters takes on the theme of Erie's shipping industry with a room fit for the Commander himself. A king sized bed in a room filled with old world charm gives way to a Cape Cod style bathroom complete with a two person Jacuzzi tub and separate shower. The Kenya Room houses a collection of artwork from Africa. This beautiful room decorated in soft greens, has a gas fireplace and the original armoire. There are two full-sized beds and a sitting area to take pleasure in quiet conversation. The bathroom next door has a large claw foot tub with a shower for relaxing night soaks at the end of the day. These are but three of the seven choices visitor's have within this elegant building. Plan on staying some time to see all the surrounding area has to offer. Canyon Villa Bed and Breakfast Inn Sedona, Arizona is home to the gorgeous Canyon Villa Bed and Breakfast Inn. With the red rock countryside as a background, this comfy inn blends Mediterranean sophistication with rustic southwestern accents. Each and every one of the eleven guest rooms includes breakfast and afternoon hors d'oeuvers. French doors in every one of the rooms open to reveal private balconies or patios. Just about all of these offer direct views of either Courthouse Butte or Bell Rock. A number of the guest quarters also have working fireplaces for those cozy evenings inside. This inn makes a great couple retreat, as the Canyon Villa Bed and Breakfast Inn only allows children over the age of eleven. The ancients planned with great exactitude sacred places on the earth to mark and celebrate the passing of one season into the next. In a similar way, Canyon Villa was laid out with the exact purpose of perfectly capturing and framing the visual feast of Sedona's Red Rocks. This luxury Sedona bed and breakfast is a place to just be...to breathe...to join in or retreat in complete solitude. The choice is yours and our caring staff will gently enable all that you desire for your beyond-memorable experience. Sedona is the perfect place from which to base tours of the area and other attractions in northern Arizona including the Grand Canyon. * Visit Tlaquepaque, a cleverly built arts and crafts village with wonderful galleries, shops and restaurants. * Visit Jerome and see Montezuma's Castle and Tuzigoot National Monument on the way. * Take a hike in Boynton Canyon, lunch at Enchantment Resort and visit Palatki Ruins. * Visit Red Rock State Park * Drive yourself, take a guided coach tour or ride the Grand Canyon Railroad on a day trip to the Grand Canyon. Visit the I-Max Theater while you're there. * Visit Walnut Canyon, Sunset Crater, the Museum of Northern Arizona or Lowell Observatory. Richmond Hill Inn Romance isn't hard to come by at the Richmond Hill Inn located in Asheville, North Carolina. Nestled in the Blue Ridge Mountains, the Inn features 37 well-appointed rooms in the historic Mansion, Croquet Cottages, and Garden Pavilion. The focus in on the main building, a Queen Anne style mansion originally built in 1889. Enjoy the serenity and beauty of Victorian gardens with waterfalls, a mountain brook, and spectacular flower displays. After your complimentary breakfast, explore Biltmore Estate, the Blue Ridge Parkway, or downtown Asheville. Located inside the Mansion and on a national scale known for its ground-breaking cuisine and all-embracing wine selection, Gabrielle's restaurant is one of the few restaurants in the state to be given the esteemed AAA Four Diamond Award every year. Woven amongst the buildings are six acres of stunning Victorian gardens bordering an added forty wooded acres with walking trails. The formal Parterre Garden at the Garden Pavilion is formed after the great parterres of the Victorian age uncomplicated, geometrically landscaped gardens with paths between the beds. Beginning just off the porch of the Mansion and cascading downward the natural slant of the grounds into a succession of tiny pools, the mountain brook flows to a nine-foot waterfall in the Parterre Garden. Take pleasure in the panoramic view of the Parterre Garden from the lofty terrace that sits on top of the waterfall. On the other side of the terrace, look at Japanese koi fish swimming in the middle of water plants in a pool. Sitting in close proximity to the waterfall and listening to the resonance of rushing water, it's hard to envision a more peaceful background. The Richmond Hill Inn is a must visit place for anyone seeking a peaceful vacation hideaway, complete with all the finest gardens to be found in North Carolina. Wild Turkey Inn One of the most unusual bed and breakfasts is found in historic Galena, Illinois. This is a nature lovers delight. The Wild Turkey bed and breakfast uses a farmhouse theme. Set on 26 acres of some of Illinois most scenic land. Flocks of wild turkeys roost in the trees surrounding the farmhouse. The neighbors are very quiet. Sitting on the back porch you can watch the deer and many varieties of birds that live in the abundant trees and dine from the many feeders below. The wild turkey is so passionate about the wildlife that its three bedrooms are named after some of the local variety of birds. On the first floor is the bluebird room. The three-piece Eastlake bedroom set is adorned with a hand made quilt on the queen size bed. For convenience, there is a private attached bath. Moving upstairs we find the Cardinal. One of the more unusual features here is the fact that it can accommodate two or three people since there is a twin bed in addition to the queen sized one. This room is fully adorned with antiques. Like the bluebird it has a private bath just one step outside the room. For a gorgeous view of the valley, step into the Gold Finch room. All oak furnishings accent the queen-sized bed. Relax on the deck or take your coffee to the screened in porch. After a hearty breakfast, hike down to the pond and contemplate trying to catch some of the big mouth bass or just take in the breathtaking view. For a real challenge, there is always biking with through the hilly terrain, they even furnish the bikes. During the summer months swimming is available at the pond or nearby is a heated pool. This is horse country so nearby is Shenandoah riding center. White Lilac Inn The White Lilac Inn, built in 1880, is situated in a peaceful corner of Spring Lake, New Jersey, just a stone's throw from Wreck Pond and four blocks from the Atlantic Ocean. Guests can take pleasure in swimming, boating, cycling, antiquing, golf and tennis or give up the hectic pace for quiet moments on one hundred and eighty feet of verandas. Built with a Southern accent, The White Lilac Inn has triple-tiered porches. It is decorated in eclectic Victorian style. The Inns beautifully prearranged guest rooms and suite, offer an assortment of amenities such as, fireplaces, double whirlpool tubs, air conditioning and private porches. Vermont Cabin is whimsical and fun and located on the third level. It has a Queen size brass bed, private bath with shower, cable TV/VCR, ceiling fan, central air and a cozy electric fireplace. Gatsby's Getaway is situated on the third floor with winter views of the pond. A silver-gray, black-white pallet adds to the Art Deco style. With both Queen and twin beds, (there is room for a third person) TV/VCR, ceiling fans, central air. Comfy swivel chairs sit by the fireplace. The private bath has a double whirlpool tub, shower and even a mini fridge to chill your champagne. The Victorian Treasure Suite is decorated in gentle hues of champagne and gold. This two-room suite offers a queen size brass bed, cable TV/VCR, air conditioning, private porch, two fireplaces and private bath with whirlpool and shower. The Room at the top is a wonderful tree-top hideaway with a Queen bed, fireplace, whirlpool tub for two, sliding glass doors to a private balcony with a view of the pond, cable TV/VCR, A/C, ceiling fan and a private bath with shower. Enjoy your stay in one of these or take your pick of the White Lilac Suite, The Loft, Bonnie Brae or Jessica's Garden. Each is just as charming as the rest. Twin farms The New England states offer many fine bed and breakfast establishments. One of the finest can be found in Woodstock, Vermont -- Twin Farms. This 1795 country inn, set on three hundred acres of gardens, forests and meadows, offers guests a restful retreat from their busy lives. Rates at this establishment are totally inclusive of all meals, wines, and beverage and recreation equipment. Activities include canoeing, swimming, fishing, tennis, skiing and biking. Guest rooms contain televisions and in room modem links. The grounds hold exercise rooms, a sauna, Japanese furo tubs and a rec room. Outside you can enjoy both cross-country and downhill skiing or take a day hike on one of the hiking trails. Guest can choose to stay in one of the four rooms within the two-story inn itself or opt for one of nine cottages, each with its own unique details. One of the favorites is the Log Cabin. This is an exemplary cabin (If log cabins usually incorporated a beautiful dressing room, a sybaritic shower and a stunning Rumford fireplace made of river rock). Made of hand-hewn hickory and oak and decorated throughout with a whimsical dog theme, this is a nineteenth century homestead turned romantic retreat. Local artisans carved the twig work on the handsome cabinets and the granite surfaces. The Cabin dogs, from paw print rug to the dog head finials on the king size bed, offer comfort, grace and warmth in the peace of the pine forest This is just one of the nine individually designed and decorated cabins available. There truly is one for every taste. In addition to the cabins and four rooms within the main building, Twin Farms offers two suites that can accommodate two couples each. They will even help you arrange a house party if you desire to have one. The White Barn Inn If you seek a luxury getaway where you can feel pampered constantly, look no further than The White Barn Inn in Kennebunkport, Maine. Twenty-five rooms are tucked away amidst this inn's lush greenery, which includes perennial, herb and vegetable gardens. Each room includes continental breakfast, afternoon tea and added touches of luxury such as fresh fruit, terry robes, fresh flowers and CD players. Some rooms feature fireplaces private whirlpools within the room. The beautifully designed, natural stone and heated swimming pool at The White Barn Inn & Spa features a reverse-edged waterfall to soothe guests and compliment the Inn's tranquil environment You may enjoy your lunch beside the pool or indulge yourself in a massage in one of the private cabanas set up there. If you would rather enjoy more active pursuits, try your hand at the golf course or use one of the complimentary bicycles or canoes to spend the day exploring the area. Have the staff pack a picnic hamper and spend the day outdoors. For those wanting extra pampering, there is a spa with a carefully chosen selection of body wraps, massages and beauty treatment packages, your Spa Director is also on hand to tailor make your personal journey into revitalization. Dinner itself adds to the luxury. Encompassing two restored barns dating from 1860's, the restaurant offers a rustic decor; candle lit crisp white linen tables and the classic views from our floor to ceiling picture window. The menu changes weekly and is a mixture of wild game and seafood. The area of Kennebunkport, Maine, offers many activities-from beaches to shopping. There are the maritime and trolley museums, art galleries and a fabulous antique shop. This is the perfect setting for a honeymoon, whether it is your first or second. Romance and pampering abound in the White Barn Inn. The Inn at Perry Cabin Located in charming St. Michaels, Maryland, is The Inn at Perry cabin. This colonial mansion is perched along Metes River, a tributary to Chesapeake Bay. Relaxing recreation options, including sailing, golfing and riding in horse-drawn carriages, surrounds it. All forty-one guest rooms are each individually furnished in its own particular theme. English and early American antiques are elegantly offset by understated, classic Laura Ashley fabrics and wallpapers. Luxury that is comfortable and cozy with the atmosphere conducive to rest and unwinding. All rooms feature television, VCR and cable, as well as modem links. A full breakfast is included. There is an indoor pool, sauna and steam room for guests, as well as access to massages and health club privileges. Tennis and golf courses are nearby. For those who have their own boat, the Inn at Perry cabin offers docking space. Places to visit nearby include Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum, The Ward Museum of Wildfowl Art, St Mary's Square Museum, the Country Comfort Farm, The Amelia Welby House, Washington DC, Mount Vernon and Arlington National Cemetery Tours, Bay Hundred Peninsula and the Blackwater National Wildlife Refuge. One of the best things about the Inn at Perry Cabin is the abundance of gardens. The grounds at The Inn at Perry Cabin have been cultivated for almost 200 years. The circa 1816 hotel is even home to the state's oldest Holly tree. Dating back to the early 1800's, the tree is located beside the front entrance and serves as the official Christmas tree of St. Michaels. There are rooms which feature gardens on their terraces and a kitchen garden from which the Inn's chefs harvest fresh herbs daily. Throughout the grounds, visitors will discover a greenhouse and several other gardens. There is even a complimentary course given at times on how to create a lovely container garden. This is a popular workshop. The Homespun Inn The Midwest is the breadbox of the world. It is also home to farmers and just regular folk. Playing on that theme is the Homespun Country Inn located in Nappanee, Indiana. The appearance of the all American Farmhouse is enhanced by quarter-sawn oak in the entry and first floor common rooms. Stained glass windows add a prism effect on sunny mornings. Each of the two parlors on the main floor have an ongoing jigsaw puzzle or just select a book for some relaxing reading. Making this inn unique are the guest rooms named in honor of the original 1902 occupants. Frank and Alma Brown's room is named after the original owners. A lavender and sea foam green motif surround the queen-sized bed. The farmhouse look is completed with the three drawer mirrored dresser. Also on the second floor is Wilma Terwillinger's room. The Browns niece's room has an adjoining private bath and a queen-size bed. Even one of the lodgers taken in by the Brown's has earned a room. Miss Allman's room is accented in blue. Schoolhouse memorabilia surrounds the queen-size bed. Climbing to the third floor the Brown's granddaughter has lent her name to Jodi's room. Apropos for a granddaughter, we find twin beds, a private bath and a decor of mauve, blue and cream colors. Also on the third floor is another granddaughter. Sally's room holds a queen-sized bed and a pullout sofa. Each of the rooms is decorated with photos of the original occupants. Early risers are treated to coffee and flavored teas in the dining room. A full breakfast is also served by candlelight at 8:30. Step outside and enjoy the calming effect of the porch swing. This is Amish territory and not an uncommon sight to see their horse and buggy's pass by. The Rhett House Inn One of the most beautiful bed and breakfast establishments in South Carolina is The Rhett House Inn, located in Beaufort, South Carolina. A film site for several popular movies, this seventeen room, white pillared bed and breakfast is wrapped in spacious verandas where guests can relax and take in lush garden surroundings. The beautifully restored 1820 plantation house is meticulously maintained, filled with antiques, oriental rugs, fresh flowers and fireplaces. The property borders the Intracoastal Waterway, and offers plenty of outdoor recreation. This includes tennis and golf as well as various water activities such as swimming. The Rhett House Inn offers full complimentary breakfasts and afternoon refreshments. The room all offer televisions and VCRs and health club privileges are available. Guest in July will be able to attend the annual Water Festival in Beaufort. Not to be left out, those who happen to be around during the month of October will be able to attend the Shrimp Festival. These are only two of the activities this great area offers. Today, tabby ruins, historic forts, elegant homes, majestic plantations and Gullah culture and cuisine are reminders of Beaufort SC's 500-year history. Horse-drawn carriages make their way leisurely through the narrow streets of the historic region, one of only three National Historic Landmark Districts in South Carolina and shrimps boats can frequently be seen gliding past Waterfront Park with the day's catch. All rooms in our Beaufort South Carolina Hotel have cable television, wireless internet access, compact disc player, and private bathrooms equipped with hair dryers and robes. Many of the rooms feature fireplaces, private balconies, and jetted tubs. Guest rooms in the historic cottage have private entrances and porches-perfect for a romantic getaway in South Carolina. The Rhett House Inn in Beaufort, South Carolina, will definitely have visitors experiencing southern hospitality at its finest. The Railroad Inn This country was built as the railroads made tracks across this country. Stop by the historic Railroad inn in Essex, Iowa and be steeped in Railroad lore. There are four guest suites with private baths. You'll even find a period age claw foot bathtub. From the outside you will expect to be stepping back to the past when the railroad was king. The Railroad Inn is a restored 1902 hotel nestled on SW Iowa Highway 48. From the outside it appears just as it did when it was first built, thanks to some well done restoration. Each of the four rooms is a suite. In the Colonial bedroom is the Jacuzzi and to really feel the times there is a claw foot bathtub in the Rembrandt room. For the folk that like to just lounge, there are a king sized bed with a lounge chair in the Hickory room. The Victoria Suite is for the people that like to cook their own in the kitchenette. Feast upon a delicious breakfast then stop over to the Bradley room to lounge around a cozy fireplace. This is where the west starts so it is to be expected that a good murder mystery would be a part of your visit. You can talk over the subtleties of the selected murder mystery while enjoying the local wine tasting or for the lover in you, the chocolate tasting. During your stay, enjoy the surrounding sites like the art galleries and aquariums. This is a historic town so you can easily go home with suitcases loaded down with antiques from the nearby shops. To complete your visit check out the various historic tours that is offered. But there is so much going on that you'll have to stop at the gift shop to take a memory home with you. The Landmark Inn Tis the dream of many to spend the night in a bank. Well that opportunity has just presented itself via The Landmark Inn, in Oberlin, Kansas. The 1886 bank of Oberlin has been converted into the modern bed and breakfast now called the Landmark Inn. The name even celebrates two major events, the opening of the US land office and the founding of the bank of Oberlin. Each of the rooms celebrates a special landmark or person in Oberlin or Kansas history. Meals are served in the teller room restaurant. After the bank failed, the building became the county courthouse. In honor of this, we have the Judges Chambers Suite. Mauve, green and purple wallpaper and curtains surround the tall walnut queen-sized bed. A Victorian settee completes the bedroom and a claw foot tub occupies the bath. Named after the founder of the bank, the R.A. Marks Suite has a spoon carved queen-sized bedroom set. There is also a vintage Murphy bed. Named after the furniture style of the room, the Cottage Victorian Suite is filled with stenciled pine furnishings. The antique appearing gas fireplace lends its name to The Fireside Suite. Here we find a full sized canopy bed and a bath covered with antique advertising items. There is also a sitting room with Victorian furniture. The Carriage house Suite is a two-room suite with a mission style queen-size bed. The sitting room is adorned with wicker furniture and a second pull down bed. The Ad Astra Suite is so named because of the state motto, "To the stars through difficulties." Fully handicap accessible, this room is done in blues and mauves. Finally we have arrived at the Courtyard Suite. Here we find a queen-size antique brass and cast iron bed. There is also a two person Jacuzzi for gentle relaxing. The Inn of Chagrin Falls The Inn of Chagrin Falls in Chagrin Falls, Ohio, was built in 1927. It has transformed, yet remained much the same, with restored fountains and beautiful gardens. This bed and breakfast boasts fifteen different rooms for guests to choose from. The rooms come with their own private baths and telephone and cable service. You can choose from a room with a queen sized bed, a queen sized bed and fireplace, a king Sized bed and fireplace, or the luxurious room with king sized bed, fireplace and Jacuzzi. The Boardroom provides a confidential and only one of its kind location to hold small meetings and warm dinners for up to twelve. The adjacent Gamekeeper's Taverne will meet a diverse and inventive menu, extensive wine list and top-notch service. State-of-the-art equipment including overhead projection systems and Internet access are also part of this room. Each room what's more includes a hair drier, iron and ironing board, cable television and free wireless internet access. A continental breakfast will have you starting your morning off full of energy and good cheer. Homemade cookies and bottled water will make you feel pampered throughout your stay. The staff will in addition be more than glad to help you arrange car service, make local dinner reservations and set up floral deliveries. They are set to help accommodate small wedding parties as well as family reunions and individual couples and families. For a place with Victorian charm and comfort, yet not a lot of fuss, The Inn of Chagrin Falls is the perfect place. You will feel pampered but not smothered; welcome yet at home. The area is beautiful and you will find yourself enjoying the quiet activities all within easy distance of The Inn of Chagrin Falls. This is yet one more of Ohio's little known surprises. XV Beacon While Boston, Massachusetts has a variety of places t stay, none can compare to that of XV Beacon. For guests who look forward to the utmost level of hospitality and service from comfort hotels, Boston offers the just what the doctor ordered place to stay experience at Fifteen Beacon. Located in a 1903 Beaux Arts Building that juxtaposes cutting-edge technology with astonishing Jeffersonian styling, Fifteen Beacon is a sophisticated landmark hotel that combines first-class personal service with the intimacy of a private residence. However, even Fifteen Beacon's panache cannot put in the shade the Bostonian magnetism radiated in each of its 60 guestrooms. Its history, romance and key location make Fifteen Beacon the perfect place to stay for anyone visiting Boston. Every hotel floor has seven guest rooms and contains either a two-room suite or adjacent quarters that can be transformed into a two-room suite, so with the intention of no two rooms being alike. Tennis and golf are nearby and each guest enjoys health club privileges. All guest rooms feature a functioning gas fireplace, a queen poster bed, twenty-seven inch television, five disc CD player with CD library available, a full minibar, working desk with dual line speaker phone, a cordless phone, DID phone and fax lines as well as a color printer/scanner/fax machine. Bathrooms contain a four- inch LCD TV, heated towel racks, made to order bathrobes and slippers, spanking new bath amenities as well as rainforest showerheads. Whirlpool tubs are to be had in the Traditional, Studio and Suite room categories. Cribs are provided for those who request one. Breakfast and the daily newspaper are also included for all guests. No trip to Boston, Massachusetts can possibly be complete without a stay at the wondrous XV Beacon, where history meets modern convenience. You will certainly want to return again and again. Wildflowers Farm Situated in the heart of Kentucky's western Waterlands is Wildflowers Farm bed and breakfast. Secluded within the oaks in a small valley, Wildflowers Farm is on twenty wooded acres with the creeks almost coming up to the front door. This is a birdwatchers paradise because of this natural wonderland of the forests, creeks and natural preserve. Wildflowers Farm offers breakfast in your room complete with candlelight ambience. The guest rooms reflect the natural country living of the area. The Treehouse Suite is located of course in the tops of the trees. Through the French doors is the bath fit for the most regal of guests. Here you'll find, under the chandeliers, a double Jacuzzi. The canopied bed and elegant furnishings makes this ideal for your romantic getaway. With an outside hot tub, Under the Oaks Suite boasts very luxurious appointments. The decor is Roses and the view is stunning. The canopied bed envelopes you in luxury fit for the most royal of visitors. The bath features a large tiled and marble shower built for two. Select your favorite wine and enjoy the great outdoors in the hot tub. Wildflowers Inn even caters to the nautical side of life. By the Sea suite overlooks the valley and is as spacious as a captains quarters should be. The queen bed is under the vaulted ceiling and faces the floor to ceiling windows. Relax on the spacious front porch and watch the wildlife stroll past. Hike through the woods and observe the vast variety of birds that call these woods home. Rent a bike and glide through the trails and byways of the twenty acres of wooded bliss. For the sports minded, Wildflowers Farm is only minutes away from some of the best golf course this country has to offer. There are three state parks within a twenty-minute drive. Wildernest Inn Located high on West Virginia's Spring Mountain, twelve miles South of Petersburg, Wildernest Inn is a special bed and breakfast. Accommodations consist of six wonderfully decked out bedrooms each with private baths, situated on the second floor. There is a sitting room and adjoining deck with spiral staircase that brings you to the main deck below. The dining room, great room, decks and bedrooms in the back of the Inn have outstanding westward views overlooking the South Mill Creek Lake and the mountain ranges beyond. Front rooms overlook forest where deer can often be seen. Meals can be served inside or on the covered deck, where individuals are capable of enjoying stunning sunsets and afterward pleasure in the quiet/private hot tub beneath sparkling star-filled skies (towels and robes provided). For your comfort the Inn has air conditioning and heat and features ten-foot ceilings, as well as skylights and hardwood floors throughout the first floor. The Great Room has comfortable leather couches, rockers and recliners where you are welcome to put your feet up, relax next to the fire with a book, look at Direct TV, DVD or possibly take in the impressive views. The Lodge situated nearby Wildernest Inn happily accommodates up to twenty people and is air-conditioned and heated. Accommodations consist of seven bedrooms, four with queen beds and three with queen beds and double bunks. The Main Bedroom has a private bathroom with Jacuzzi tub, and there are two more full bathrooms. The sitting room has comfortable sofas, large screen TV, VCR and satellite TV. There is a fully equipped kitchen and dining room. A huge recreation room with fireplace and pool table is easily "modified" to meeting room. A roomy rear deck with comfy porch furnishings and grill is perfect for those warm nights! There is furthermore a great sheltered pavilion for outdoor activities. The Turning Leaf Inn Deep in the mountains of Southeastern Oklahoma is a mountain lake bordered by national forests, state parks; clear running streams and the sort of seclusion that has to be experienced to be accurately treasured. Beaver's Bend Getaways is a gathering of privately owned top of the line cabins offering modern amenities in relaxed settings and just minutes from outdoor fun! Tucked among the cabins is The Turning Leaf Inn. The focal point of The Turning Leaf Inn is a ample, relaxing rear porch, ideal for star gazing in the hot tub or enjoying the splendor of the out-of-doors. A scrumptious breakfast served in your room, at the table, or out on the deck is included. And to top it all off, homemade desserts are delivered to your door in the evening. Situated on a gorgeous wooded acre, only minutes from Broken Bow Lake and Beavers Bend State Park, the Turning Leaf Inn is one of the most recent places to stay alternatives in the area. Featuring two suites with king sized beds and two standard rooms with queen sized beds, the Turning Leaf Inn offers comfort and silence unlike anything you've experienced. The Oak Suite brings a mix of reds, golds and browns and swirls them together to generate an ambiance that invites you to stay a short time. The tall, dark sleigh bed, private porch with a welcoming swing, and private bath with a shower and Jacuzzi tub makes this just the place for a romantic couple's getaway. The Oak Suite also boasts a private sunroom of its own with a luminous gold snuggler chair and a tall bistro-style table for two. The Pine and Willow Suites share a bathroom and are perfect for two couples or family groups. Whether you are a couple looking for privacy or a family looking for a cozy getaway, The Turning Leaf Inn has something for you. The Sunnyside Inn The tiny town of Yakima, Washington, is home to The Sunnyside Inn. The Sunnyside Inn Bed & Breakfast at the Fordyce House was built in 1919 by Dr. W.E. Fordyce and his wife Ruth Waite Fordyce to serve as his office and residence. Today, after extensive renovation, the Fordyce House continues its history of service entertaining guests, making tired travelers at ease and titillating the palates of guests with many Yakima Valley specialties. The mixture of sunshine, irrigation water and rich volcanic dust has seen Sunnyside and the vicinity about it turn into the "Fruit Bowl of the Nation" in the production of agricultural foodstuffs. The excellence, amount, volume, taste and color are unequalled. Each of the thirteen rooms is attractively decorated in a warm country manner; and each and every one has its own private bath along with color television, phone, and daily maid service. Eight of the rooms feature double occupancy with Jacuzzi bathtubs and are a grand place to sit back, unwind and chill out following your day of fun in the sun. The Lola room features the original fittings from this historical 1919 home. In the morning you will discover a full country breakfast served in the dining area, which includes muffins, pastries and fresh specialties chosen from the plentiful harvest of the Yakima Valley. Take pleasure in things hot off the griddle such as ham, bacon or sausage. The Sunnyside Inn Bed and Breakfast is located where you can easily visit famous area wineries, farms, orchards and historical sites and experience small town eastern Washington life. There is much to see and do in the valley and you may want to stay longer than originally planned: with nearby golf, tennis, fishing, shopping and so much more to do, you will definitely be find small town living boring. The Riverwind Inn Nestled in the scenic lower Connecticut River valley is The Riverwind Inn. Even before stepping inside you will feel like you have stepped into our colonial past. From its wrap around porch to the vine covered railings you almost expect to see the emergence of the original patriots. Let's step inside to see what our gracious hosts have to offer us. Ascending the stairs to the third floor we come to the aptly named Moonlit Suite. With a queen sized bed there is also a full sized bed in an alcove for that occasional additional guest. There is even a sitting room and a double Jacuzzi to add to the comforts. With its mahogany four-poster bed and colonial furnishings the Champagne and Roses suite is ideal for the romantic side. If your tastes run towards the classics, then Zelda's room is truly taken from The Great Gatsby. This two-room suite features a brass queen sized bed. The decor of rose hearts within a field of blue is found in the Hearts and Flowers suite and is complete with the four-poster bed. Echoing our puritan beginnings, twin four-poster double beds accent the Quilt room. On the first floor we find the Willow Room with its white iron and brass queen sized bed. Truly American is the Smithfield Suite with its red, white and blue quilt on the high converted rope double bed. With wallpaper by Raymond Waites and a collection of cottage country pine, the Harlow Suite is simple elegance. The headboard of the queen-sized bed has painted panel insets that echo the graceful floral motif of each corner of the room. The Riverwind Inn provides a full complimentary country breakfast to jumpstart your day of shopping and sightseeing. Located amid some of the most historic parts of New England, the shops abound in the many small villages of the area. There is also some very excellent theater nearby. Red Canyon Lodge Just outside Parowan, Utah, is a tiny, yet spectacular bed and breakfast, the Red Canyon Lodge. They are situated just minutes north of Cedar City at the foundation of Brian Head outside the town of Parowan and sit at six thousand feet in elevation, in a gorgeous basin bordered by the Beaver Mountains to the north and Brian Head Mountain to the east. Red Canyon Lodge provides the amenities of now with the ambiances of an old fashioned western Log Lodge. The accommodations all contain personal Jacuzzi baths with shower and are warmed with forced air radiant heating. All rooms have a great picture window with breathtaking view. The Red Canyon Lodge has a Great Room that boasts a huge two-story masonry fireplace, which you can sit by and take pleasure in. You can withdraw to the library up in the loft area, which is just the thing for reading, playing board games and puzzles or just sitting and enjoying the panoramic view. Each morning between 8:30-9:30 am you will take pleasure in an entire country breakfast and in the afternoons complimentary beverages and appetizers are served in the roomy dining area. Visit the Great Room and unwind after your day of visiting the conveniently located Southern Utah State and National parks and monuments, nationally renowned Tony Award winning Shakespeare Theater or the Neil Simon Festival or enjoy many events going on throughout the year in nearby towns. There is always something going on in the local area, including a nearby ski resort you can visit for the day. The limited size of the Red Canyon Lodge makes it feel like you are home, without the work that comes with being there. Visit for the local activities or to get away from it all. Whatever the reason, you won't be disappointed. Old School The Old School Bed and Breakfast of Arnegard, North Dakota, is a unique place to stay. It was one literally a schoolhouse. In 1963, due mainly to waning enrollment, the county voted to close the high school. Elementary classes were held at the school until 1976 when the school was closed for good. A small time afterward, the building was deeded to the city of Arnegard. Some time after that, the city deeded the building and a portion of the school grounds to a group known as The Friends and Alumni of the Old School. During the period that this group owned the facility, there was a roller skating rink, rural library and meeting areas located within the building. It has undergone a great deal of restoration and renovation for the purpose of housing a Bed & Breakfast. All room offer a Jucuzzi whirlpool tub and Select Comfort Sleep Number beds. In addition to the four room, Primary Grades, Lower Grades, Intermediate Grades and Upper Grades, the Old School Bed and Breakfast offers a game room, library, media room and reading room. The small but intimate library contains in the neighborhood of five thousand volumes with everything from textbooks, fiction and non-fiction dating as far back as the late 1800's to a considerable assortment of paperback books. A good number of the books will be available for you to read during your stay with some of the more rare editions put behind glass for preservation. Some of these more collectable books include all of the Dick and Jane readers along with the teacher's editions. If you select a paperback to read and do not finish it during your stay with please feel free take it with you and leave a twenty-five cent donation so the inn can keep well stocked in paperbacks.
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