Welcome!

Wearables Authors: Elizabeth White, Mehdi Daoudi, Dan Blacharski, Liz McMillan, Yeshim Deniz

News Feed Item

20th Annual 2013 Top 10 Romantic Inns

SAN JUAN CAPISTRANO, Calif., Feb. 13, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- New adventures often bring couples closer together and exploring a new area or town can be both refreshing and romantic. American Historic Inns, publisher of 60 editions of Bed & Breakfast Guide Books and iLoveInns.com, have chosen the 2013 Top 10 Romantic Inns. This is the 20th year the publishers have announced their coveted award, the most prestigious in the industry.

(Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130213/LA59893)

The inns below offer romantic locations and lovingly created environments that deeply touch the hearts of guests and are ideal selections for celebrating anniversaries, proposing, eloping or just rekindling couples' romantic fires.

Massachusetts - Land's End Inn
Land's End Inn, set on Gull Hill at the tip of Provincetown, Massachusetts, offers unique panoramic ocean views and guest rooms are filled with lavish architectural details and decor such as domed ceilings, private balconies, Tiffany lamps and premier fabrics. For extra romance, add fresh flowers, a massage, or champagne. Enjoy breakfast from the garden as you watch the ships in the harbor then stroll the beaches and the quirky downtown.

Pennsylvania - The Inn at Bowman's Hill
At The Inn at Bowman's Hill in New Hope, Pennsylvania it is always summer in the orchid conservatory and you can celebrate any season at the gated five-acre estate. Witness the regrowth of nature in spring, watch the ruby-throated hummingbirds in summer, admire the changing leaves in autumn, and listen to the crackle of the open hearth log fire in winter. Rates include a chef-created multi-course breakfast. Add a special touch by ordering champagne, chocolate-covered strawberries, or roses for your room.

California - The HammerSky Inn
HammerSky Inn in Paso Robles rests in a secluded vineyard with picturesque views of rolling hills and lines of vines. You can swing on the front porch or soak in the hot tub, sit at a picnic table enjoying a bottle of wine from the tasting room across the driveway, or cook a tantalizing entree together in the gourmet kitchen. Snuggle up in a robe in your guest room with views of the vineyard before setting out to tease your taste buds with samples from wineries throughout the region.

Washington - Wye Not Getaway
Wye Not Getaway in Port Orchard, on the banks of Wye Lake, offers a Finnish sauna for two and with only two guest rooms, it's easy to feel like you are the only people in the world. Take the rowboat from the floating pier or sit on a hammock or Adirondack chair listening to the quiet of the lake. Request a picnic lunch (where you can tuck in an engagement ring), fresh flowers, or hand-dipped organic chocolates.

Ohio - Sebring Mansion Inn
The Sebring Mansion Inn and Spa in small-town Sebring, Ohio caters to your romantic wishes with a Downtown Abbey-like setting. Elegance abounds with stained glass windows, dazzling chandeliers, unique architectural details, and garden fountains. Find relaxation at its finest in the indoor pool or walk on the heated pathway to the outdoor therapy pool. Guest rooms feature king beds, fireplaces with remote controls, Jacuzzi tubs, and fine linens. There are 7,000 square feet of decks and porches for private conversations with your loved one.

Virginia - The Fort Lewis Lodge
The Fort Lewis Lodge in Millboro is at the foot of the Shenandoah Mountain. The 3,200-acre mountain farm teems with the natural beauty of mountain vistas and wild flowers. Cuddle on one of the porches of the Riverside House at dusk to watch the mist rise off the river toward a dreamy sky. Vegetables from the inn's gardens help to create a farm-fresh breakfast and dinner, which is included with all accommodations.

Louisiana - The Bocage Plantation
The Bocage Plantation in Darrow, 20 minutes from Baton Rouge, is an American Greek Revival mansion with ties to Christopher Columbus and colonial history. The elegant bed and breakfast is graced with a clock signed by Tiffany and Rembrandt Peale and Thomas Sully paintings. A fine made-to-order breakfast is served on Limoges china with crystal glassware. Luxurious guest rooms feature bathrooms with steam showers, marble floors, granite countertops, and warm terry bathrobes.

South Carolina - Wentworth Mansion
Wentworth Mansion in Charleston is a grand, downtown inn filled with Italian crystal chandeliers and hand-carved marble fireplaces. The inn offers a special place for couples to propose, the cupola, complete with amazing views and often the setting for couples' photos. The mansion's former stables have been converted into a rejuvenating spa with exposed beams and rustic beauty.

Nevada - A Cowboy's Dream
A Cowboy's Dream in Alamo, Nevada offers a secluded, desert hideaway to renew your love. Relive the legacy of Annie Oakley or the Duke in a romantic, cowboy-inspired guest room with wood floors and Wild West decor. Share a bubble bath in a claw foot tub or hold hands as you make wishes under the star-filled sky. The porch, fireplace, and piano beckon lovers to kick off their boots, relax, and unwind.

Oklahoma - Shiloh Morning Inn
Shiloh Morning Inn in Ardmore provides an oasis with walking trails, hammocks, and park benches on 73 acres. Four secluded cottages have personal hot tubs, a deck or porch, and a large indoor space to spread out. A three-course breakfast is served in the main house dining room each morning. You may never want to leave your room with the Romantic "Night In" Package including a dozen roses, and a private dinner.

To see previous selections, go to iloveinns and review all the Top 10 Romantic Inns selected during the past 19 years. You're sure to find an enticing inn to make your spirits soar and that will create a fond memory for years to come.

Land's End Inn, Provincetown, Mass.
The Inn at Bowman's Hill, New Hope, Pa.
The HammerSky, Paso Robles, Calif.
Wye Not Getaway, Port Orchard, Wash.
The Fort Lewis Lodge, Millboro, Va.
The Bocage Plantation, Darrow, La.
Wentworth Mansion, Charleston, S.C.
A Cowboy's Dream, Alamo, Nev.
The Sebring Mansion, Sebring, Ohio
Shiloh Morning Inn, Ardmore, Okla.

Visit http://www.iloveinns.com/ and browse through the 19,000 Bed and Breakfasts and country inns that specialize in other events and locations that may interest you. Many of the properties listed above are also in the best-selling bed and breakfast guidebook Bed & Breakfasts and Country Inns with a Buy-One-Night-Get-One-Night-Free Certificate. ILoveInns also offers Bed and Breakfast Gift Certificates, a perfect solution to help celebrate any occasion.

About American Historic Inns and iLoveInns.com
American Historic Inns, Inc. (www.iloveinns.com), founded in 1981, is the leading publisher of bed and breakfast guidebooks, with more than 2.5 million bed and breakfast guidebooks sold, and is the parent company to iLoveInns.com, a top bed and breakfast and country inns directory. iLoveInns offers a free iPhone application http://www.inntouch.com/ with 6,000 inns covered.

CONTACT:  Deborah Sakach, +1-949-481-7276, [email protected]

SOURCE American Historic Inns

More Stories By PR Newswire

Copyright © 2007 PR Newswire. All rights reserved. Republication or redistribution of PRNewswire content is expressly prohibited without the prior written consent of PRNewswire. PRNewswire shall not be liable for any errors or delays in the content, or for any actions taken in reliance thereon.

@ThingsExpo Stories
With major technology companies and startups seriously embracing IoT strategies, now is the perfect time to attend @ThingsExpo 2016 in New York. Learn what is going on, contribute to the discussions, and ensure that your enterprise is as "IoT-Ready" as it can be! Internet of @ThingsExpo, taking place June 6-8, 2017, at the Javits Center in New York City, New York, is co-located with 20th Cloud Expo and will feature technical sessions from a rock star conference faculty and the leading industry p...
SYS-CON Events announced today that Juniper Networks (NYSE: JNPR), an industry leader in automated, scalable and secure networks, will exhibit at SYS-CON's 20th International Cloud Expo®, which will take place on June 6-8, 2017, at the Javits Center in New York City, NY. Juniper Networks challenges the status quo with products, solutions and services that transform the economics of networking. The company co-innovates with customers and partners to deliver automated, scalable and secure network...
New competitors, disruptive technologies, and growing expectations are pushing every business to both adopt and deliver new digital services. This ‘Digital Transformation’ demands rapid delivery and continuous iteration of new competitive services via multiple channels, which in turn demands new service delivery techniques – including DevOps. In this power panel at @DevOpsSummit 20th Cloud Expo, moderated by DevOps Conference Co-Chair Andi Mann, panelists will examine how DevOps helps to meet th...
SYS-CON Events announced today that Hitachi, the leading provider the Internet of Things and Digital Transformation, will exhibit at SYS-CON's 20th International Cloud Expo®, which will take place on June 6-8, 2017, at the Javits Center in New York City, NY. Hitachi Data Systems, a wholly owned subsidiary of Hitachi, Ltd., offers an integrated portfolio of services and solutions that enable digital transformation through enhanced data management, governance, mobility and analytics. We help globa...
@GonzalezCarmen has been ranked the Number One Influencer and @ThingsExpo has been named the Number One Brand in the “M2M 2016: Top 100 Influencers and Brands” by Analytic. Onalytica analyzed tweets over the last 6 months mentioning the keywords M2M OR “Machine to Machine.” They then identified the top 100 most influential brands and individuals leading the discussion on Twitter.
SYS-CON Events announced today that Hitachi, the leading provider the Internet of Things and Digital Transformation, will exhibit at SYS-CON's 20th International Cloud Expo®, which will take place on June 6-8, 2017, at the Javits Center in New York City, NY. Hitachi Data Systems, a wholly owned subsidiary of Hitachi, Ltd., offers an integrated portfolio of services and solutions that enable digital transformation through enhanced data management, governance, mobility and analytics. We help globa...
Most technology leaders, contemporary and from the hardware era, are reshaping their businesses to do software in the hope of capturing value in IoT. Although IoT is relatively new in the market, it has already gone through many promotional terms such as IoE, IoX, SDX, Edge/Fog, Mist Compute, etc. Ultimately, irrespective of the name, it is about deriving value from independent software assets participating in an ecosystem as one comprehensive solution.
The explosion of new web/cloud/IoT-based applications and the data they generate are transforming our world right before our eyes. In this rush to adopt these new technologies, organizations are often ignoring fundamental questions concerning who owns the data and failing to ask for permission to conduct invasive surveillance of their customers. Organizations that are not transparent about how their systems gather data telemetry without offering shared data ownership risk product rejection, regu...
NHK, Japan Broadcasting, will feature the upcoming @ThingsExpo Silicon Valley in a special 'Internet of Things' and smart technology documentary that will be filmed on the expo floor between November 3 to 5, 2015, in Santa Clara. NHK is the sole public TV network in Japan equivalent to the BBC in the UK and the largest in Asia with many award-winning science and technology programs. Japanese TV is producing a documentary about IoT and Smart technology and will be covering @ThingsExpo Silicon Val...
SYS-CON Events announced today that SoftLayer, an IBM Company, has been named “Gold Sponsor” of SYS-CON's 18th Cloud Expo, which will take place on June 7-9, 2016, at the Javits Center in New York, New York. SoftLayer, an IBM Company, provides cloud infrastructure as a service from a growing number of data centers and network points of presence around the world. SoftLayer’s customers range from Web startups to global enterprises.
Five years ago development was seen as a dead-end career, now it’s anything but – with an explosion in mobile and IoT initiatives increasing the demand for skilled engineers. But apart from having a ready supply of great coders, what constitutes true ‘DevOps Royalty’? It’ll be the ability to craft resilient architectures, supportability, security everywhere across the software lifecycle. In his keynote at @DevOpsSummit at 20th Cloud Expo, Jeffrey Scheaffer, GM and SVP, Continuous Delivery Busine...
Bert Loomis was a visionary. This general session will highlight how Bert Loomis and people like him inspire us to build great things with small inventions. In their general session at 19th Cloud Expo, Harold Hannon, Architect at IBM Bluemix, and Michael O'Neill, Strategic Business Development at Nvidia, discussed the accelerating pace of AI development and how IBM Cloud and NVIDIA are partnering to bring AI capabilities to "every day," on-demand. They also reviewed two "free infrastructure" pr...
SYS-CON Events announced today that T-Mobile will exhibit at SYS-CON's 20th International Cloud Expo®, which will take place on June 6-8, 2017, at the Javits Center in New York City, NY. As America's Un-carrier, T-Mobile US, Inc., is redefining the way consumers and businesses buy wireless services through leading product and service innovation. The Company's advanced nationwide 4G LTE network delivers outstanding wireless experiences to 67.4 million customers who are unwilling to compromise on ...
SYS-CON Events announced today that Super Micro Computer, Inc., a global leader in compute, storage and networking technologies, will exhibit at SYS-CON's 20th International Cloud Expo®, which will take place on June 6-8, 2017, at the Javits Center in New York City, NY. Supermicro (NASDAQ: SMCI), the leading innovator in high-performance, high-efficiency server technology, is a premier provider of advanced server Building Block Solutions® for Data Center, Cloud Computing, Enterprise IT, Hadoop/...
Judith Hurwitz is president and CEO of Hurwitz & Associates, a Needham, Mass., research and consulting firm focused on emerging technology, including big data, cognitive computing and governance. She is co-author of the book Cognitive Computing and Big Data Analytics, published in 2015. Her Cloud Expo session, "What Is the Business Imperative for Cognitive Computing?" is scheduled for Wednesday, June 8, at 8:40 a.m. In it, she puts cognitive computing into perspective with its value to the busin...
NHK, Japan Broadcasting, will feature the upcoming @ThingsExpo Silicon Valley in a special 'Internet of Things' and smart technology documentary that will be filmed on the expo floor between November 3 to 5, 2015, in Santa Clara. NHK is the sole public TV network in Japan equivalent to the BBC in the UK and the largest in Asia with many award-winning science and technology programs. Japanese TV is producing a documentary about IoT and Smart technology and will be covering @ThingsExpo Silicon Val...
The 20th International Cloud Expo has announced that its Call for Papers is open. Cloud Expo, to be held June 6-8, 2017, at the Javits Center in New York City, brings together Cloud Computing, Big Data, Internet of Things, DevOps, Containers, Microservices and WebRTC to one location. With cloud computing driving a higher percentage of enterprise IT budgets every year, it becomes increasingly important to plant your flag in this fast-expanding business opportunity. Submit your speaking proposal ...
SYS-CON Events announced today that CollabNet, a global leader in enterprise software development, release automation and DevOps solutions, will be a Bronze Sponsor of SYS-CON's 20th International Cloud Expo®, taking place from June 6-8, 2017, at the Javits Center in New York City, NY. CollabNet offers a broad range of solutions with the mission of helping modern organizations deliver quality software at speed. The company’s latest innovation, the DevOps Lifecycle Manager (DLM), supports Value S...
The age of Digital Disruption is evolving into the next era – Digital Cohesion, an age in which applications securely self-assemble and deliver predictive services that continuously adapt to user behavior. Information from devices, sensors and applications around us will drive services seamlessly across mobile and fixed devices/infrastructure. This evolution is happening now in software defined services and secure networking. Four key drivers – Performance, Economics, Interoperability and Trust ...
With billions of sensors deployed worldwide, the amount of machine-generated data will soon exceed what our networks can handle. But consumers and businesses will expect seamless experiences and real-time responsiveness. What does this mean for IoT devices and the infrastructure that supports them? More of the data will need to be handled at - or closer to - the devices themselves.