Photo Source: Holiday Inn Capitol, Washington DC
The Holiday Inn Capitol in Washington DC is the most convenient choice among downtown Washington DC hotels. When traveling to the nation’s capital, visitors always cast their vote for the full-service comfort and convenient location of the Holiday Inn Capitol – Washington DC. Only minutes from the city’s most popular museums and monuments, the hotel’s inviting accommodations feature classic décor and soothing color patterns sure to please even the most discriminating traveler. Visitors are also sure to delight in the hotel’s close proximity to landmarks such as the Smithsonian Institution and the US Capitol. And business travelers always appreciate the hotel’s central location near the Metro and Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport. In addition, there’s a full array of recreational opportunities, both on the premises and nearby.
Photo Source: The Pitcher Inn, Warren
The Pitcher Inn in Warren, Vermont is picturesque and typically New England. And its town Warren is a classic Vermont village ringed by mountains. A town with tales to tell and beauty to spare. Only five minutes from the legendary Sugarbush and Mad River Glen ski resorts, in Warren, a woodstove warms the general store and people come from far and wide for the Independence Day parade. The Pitcher Inn’s celebrated restaurant, 275 Main, is a marvel onto itself. Local beef, quail and rabbit, heirloom tomatoes and handmade cheeses, tender greens from nearby farms, locally gathered wild mushrooms and native apples are some of the elements used to bewitching effect by executive chef Sue Schickler and her team. And Tracks is The Pitcher Inn’s lively, firelit tavern, a popular gathering spot where guests recount the day’s exploits amid craft beers and the hidden gems of the wine world.
Photo Source: Druids Glen Resort, County Wicklow
The Druids Glen Resort in County Wicklow, Ireland is a luxury 5 Star hote set on 400 acres of rolling countryside, nestled between The Wicklow Mountains and the Irish Sea. Affectionately known as “The Garden of Ireland,” Co. Wicklow is a real treasure with its magnificent mountains, long sandy beaches, rivers, lakes and forests. The perfect destination for a family holiday, a weekend getaway or an active break, Co. Wicklow is also an ideal destination for any corporate, incentive or special event. With both location and scenery as its primary benefits there is an abundance of cultural hotspots and places of historical interest for visitors to explore and enjoy in a magnificent setting. With easy access from Dublin’s city centre – Wicklow is conveniently located between Rosslare and Dun Laoghaire ferry ports, and with excellent routes by coach and motorway from Dublin Airport. And with Alpine style lounges, roaring fires, and unsurpassable views, Druids Glen Resort brings the outside very much inside.
Photo Source: The Grove Hotel, Boise
The Grove Hotel in Boise, Idaho is the only AAA Four-Diamond-rated hotel in Boise, ID. From its dynamic downtown setting, this intimate retreat represents a more casual level of luxury, delivered by a friendly staff as comfortable bringing breakfast to your room as it is arranging your whitewater-rafting trip down the Boise River. Attached to the 5,000-seat CenturyLink Arena and adjacent to the Boise Centre, The Grove puts visitors just steps from the city’s best shopping and restaurants. When it comes to dining, the creative energy and aromas flowing from the open-plan kitchen of Emilio’s Restaurant offer a vibrant complement to a New American menu highlighted by the freshest seafood, choice meats and local, organic produce. When it comes to relaxation, the Grove’s contemporary yet casual living room setting with a fireplace and live piano music – just right for spur-of-the-moment cocktails and casual grazing – also includes a special sushi menu. Be sure to try the signature Grapefruit Martini!
Photo Source: Ghost Mountain Inn, KwaZulu-Natal [and Mkuze.org]
The Ghost Mountain Inn in KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa is the ideal location from which to explore the array of wildlife and coastal reserves in Maputaland and the Elephant Coast. Nature enthusiasts will appreciate the abundance of wildlife and the scenic splendours of this rich and diverse region during game drives, guided walks, cultural excursions and boat cruises in the company of knowledgeable rangers. Back at the hotel, the spa offers a range of skin and body treatments and healthy lunches in a tranquil environment. Visitors who prefer the relaxing sound of birdsong and the warmth of the African sun will find their respite at the poolside within the glorious gardens of Ghost Mountain Inn. When hunger strikes, seasonal menus with local ingredients are combined with traditional favourites and served either in the Dining Room, outdoors on the terrace, or under the stars in the traditional Boma. And at Roy’s Bar , a comfortable place to meet other travellers over a cocktail or gin and tonic, or just to unwind and enjoy the comfortable African decor, visitors may also enjoy a glass of wine from the inn’s award winning wine list whist taking in the view of the swimming pool and gardens.
Photo Source: Tenaya Lodge at Yosemite, Fish Camp
The Tenaya Lodge at Yosemite in Fish Camp, California is an all-season destination located just two miles from Yosemite National Park’s south entrance. The resort features AAA Four-Diamond accommodations, including Lodge Rooms and Three-Diamond Cottage Rooms, offering the cozy feel of a mountain retreat with the amenities of a world-class resort. A full-service spa with 12 treatment rooms, men’s and women’s steam rooms and saunas, relaxation rooms, fitness center, signature organic treatments and a spa boutique with local and organic product lines. Two indoor heated pools, a newly expanded outdoor pool area complete with a zero-entry main pool and adjacent kids’ splash pool, poolside cabanas and café. And Tenaya Lodge’s dining options range from the casual to the candlelit with five dining venues, on property, featuring fresh, local, sustainable cuisine. In addition to Yosemite National Park hiking, biking, climbing, and sightseeing, this mountain resort features archery, racquetball, rock climbing, swimming, kids’ camp, sledding, ice skating and guided hikes. Enjoy!
Photo Source: Blair House Inn, Wimberley
The Blair House Inn in Wimberley, Texas is a gourmet bed and breakfast inn offering lodging and fine dining accented by casual elegance, Texas hospitality and glorious sunsets. In other words, the perfect location for a Romantic Weekend Getaway! And the artists’ community of Wimberley, known as the Star of the Texas Hill Country, offers visitors a variety of art galleries and boutiques. Overall, this fine Texas Hill Country inn creates an environment that replenishes the soul, recharges the spirit, and strengthens the bonds of love and fellowship for both those who are newly in love, and those who have been together on a life-long journey. Visit often.