|By PR Newswire||
|February 13, 2013 05:49 PM EST||
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.
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
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