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August 2021: Discover Romance, Mystery, and City Escapes
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August 2021
Historic Hotels Worldwide®, a collection of 300 historic hotels in more than 45 countries, is dedicated to promoting heritage and cultural travel to prestigious, historic hotels around the world.
Historic Hotels of America®, the official program of the National Trust for Historic Preservation for recognizing and celebrating the finest historic hotels across America, has grown to include the finest historic hotels across the United States of America, including 44 states, the District of Columbia, the U.S. Virgin Islands, and Puerto Rico.
Our August 2021 edition brings you romance from around the world, spotlights the versatile state of New York, a glitz and glam mystery question, and vacation rates you don't want to miss!
Thank you for continuing this journey of preservation and celebration of historic hotels alongside us. We are thrilled to share August’s highlights and invite you to Discover and Explore
Historic Hotels Worldwide® That Provide The Perfect Backdrop For Your Romantic Proposal
From views of the Eiffel Tower in the city of love to cozy hideaways in a romantic oasis in the heart of a bustling city—there are many unique and memorable places for a proposal. 
Full of noteworthy and romantic settings, here is The 2021 Top 25 Historic Hotels Worldwide for a Romantic Proposal list.
Historic Hotels Worldwide® 
City-Center Experiences
Discover the dozens of prominent cities around the world that are home to historic hotels that are hundreds of years old.
Historic Hotels of America®
Waterfront Experiences 
Explore these historic hotels that reside along the shorelines of America’s finest beaches, lakes, and rivers.
Historic Hotels of America® Destination Spotlight: New York
From the bustling metropolis of New York City to noteworthy cultural attractions and miles of beautiful countryside further north in Upstate, New York’s diverse character makes it a wonderful place to experience a memorable vacation. 
Bear Mountain Inn
(1915)
JW Marriott Essex House
New York (1931)
Inns of Aurora
(1833)
A fabulous contemporary of the great National Park lodges, this iconic, rustic mountain retreat is situated at the base of Bear Mountain and overlooks the shores of Hessian Lake.
An oasis of class and elegance on the edge of Central Park, the hotel's inspiring location in the cultural heart of New York City offers stunning views of Central Park and the famous city skyline.
Listed in the National Register of Historic Places, The Inns of Aurora is a unique collection of five boutique hotels in a storybook setting in the heart of the Finger Lakes Region.
Best Available Rates!
Members, donors, supporters, and volunteers of the National Trust for Historic Preservation, its historic sites, and its affiliates or of organizations deemed Friends of Historic Hotels of America® save up to 30% off the Best Available Rate at participating hotels.
The Buccaneer
(1653)
U.S. Virgin Islands
Ledges Hotel
(1890)
Hawley, PA
Wentworth by the Sea
(1874)
New Castle, NH
History Mystery
Which Historic Hotel hosted the first Academy Awards in 1929?
A: The Plaza, NY
B: The Hollywood Roosevelt, CA
C: The Martinique New York on Broadway
D: La Valencia Hotel, CA
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