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The Omni Homestead Resort


Original Property Opened: 1766

For over two and a half centuries, The Omni Homestead Resort has offered genuine Southern hospitality amid the Allegheny Mountains, boasting beautiful accommodations, championship golf courses, and an expansive conference center. A designated National Historic Landmark, this luxury resort offers modern amenities without compromising its historic charm.

Address: 1866 Homestead Drive, Hot Springs, VA 24445
Nearby: Allegheny Mountains, Cascades Gorge, Allegheny Springs

Grand Hotel

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Original Property Opened: 1887

Grand Hotel beckons guests to a bygone era of old-world hospitality and charm. Family owned for three generations, this National Historic Landmark is one of the finest summer resort hotels in the world. Enjoy 386 guestrooms, modern amenities, 18 holes of golf, shopping, Astor's Salon and Spa, or sitting in a rocking chair on the world’s longest porch.

Address: 286 Grand Avenue, Mackinac Island, Michigan 49757
Nearby: Fort Mackinac, Old Mackinac Lighthouse, Butterfly Houses

The Palmer House Hilton

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Original Property Opened:1871

Situated in Chicago's iconic Loop District, The Palmer House Hilton historic city-center landmark boasting Beaux Arts architecture, a two-story, gilded lobby with a formal staircase, marble- topped tables, velvet seating, and a ceiling mural depicting Greek mythology.

Address: 17 East Monroe St., Chicago, IL 60603
Nearby: Millennium Park, Willis Tower, Magnificent Mile

La Fonda

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Original Property Opened: 1922

La Fonda is a Santa Fe landmark, just steps away from history and art museums, a variety of galleries and shops, historic churches and, of course, the Plaza. The historic inn's Pueblo-style architecture features thick wood beams, latilla ceilings, and carved corbels.

Address: 100 East San Francisco St., Santa Fe, NM 87501
Nearby: Georgia O’Keeffe Museum, Palace of the Governors, Santa Fe Opera

The Fairmont Hotel San Francisco

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Original Property Opened: 1907

A Beaux Arts-style property, The Fairmont Hotel San Francisco is situated atop Nob Hill offering panoramic view of the city and the Bay. The grand hotel was designed by celebrated architect Julia Morgan, and features 591 guest rooms and suites, elegant meeting spaces, and impeccable service.

Address: 950 Mason Street, San Francisco, CA 94108
Nearby: Golden Gate Bridge, Alcatraz Island, Fisherman's Wharf

The Willard InterContinental, Washington DC


Original Property Opened: 1960

Located in the heart of the nation's capital, near the White House, The Williad Intercontinental epitomizes luxury hospitality as the choice destination for refined comfort and attentive service for world leaders and the social and political elite.

Address: 1401 Pennsylvania Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20004
Nearby: White House, Smithsonian Museums, The National Theater

The Fairmont Copley Plaza

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Original Property Opened: 1912

A landmark in Boston's historic Back Bay, The Fairmont Copley Plaza, was constructed on the original site of Boston's Museum of Fine Arts. Boasting French and Venetian Renaissance architecture, this AAA four-diamond hotel offers 383 lavish guest rooms and exquisite hospitality.

Address: 138 Saint James Avenue, Boston, Massachusetts, 02116
Nearby: Museum of Fine Arts, The Freedom Trail, Newbury Street


West Baden Springs Hotel


Original Property Opened: 1902

An architectural marvel, West Baden Springs Hotel is a turn-of-the century National Historic Landmark offering 246 exquisitely appointed rooms, a world-class spa, championship golf, and a wide array of dining and entertainment options.

Address: 8538 West Baden, West Baden Springs, IN 47469
Nearby: Paoli Peaks, Indiana Railway Museum, Spring Mill State Park

Mountain View Grand Resort & Spa


Original Property Opened: 1865

Situated in the heart of the White Mountains, Mountain View Grand Resort & Spa affords AAA Four Diamond luxury and comfort with refined acommodations and a wide range of amenities and activities, including golf and skiing.

Address: 101 Mountain View Road, Whitefield, NH 03598
Nearby: Santa's Village, The Cog Railway, Weeks State Park

Jekyll Island Club Hotel


Original Property Opened: 1887

A stately Victorian landmark, Jekyll Island Club Hotel boasts luxury accommodations set among the vibrant natural landscape of Jekyll Island. Protected from extensive development, the island affords miles of beaches and lush forests, lending a scenic and intimate experience.

Address: 371 Riverview Drive, Jekyll Island, GA 31527
Nearby: Cumberland Island, Fort King George, Okefenokee Swamp Park

Cranwell Resort, Spa and Golf Club


Original Property Opened: 1894

The Cranwell Resort is as rich in history as it is with hospitality. Over the years, the historic inn has hosted the likes of Harriet Beecher Stowe, Oliver Wendell Holmes, the Vanderbilts, and President William McKinley.

Address: 55 Lee Road, Lenox, MA 01240
Nearby: Berkshire Scenic Railway Museum, Capitol Steps at Cranwell

The Bishop's Lodge Resort & Spa


Original Property Opened: 1918

The Bishop's Lodge Ranch Resort & Spa provides guests with the complete Santa Fe experience with luxury accommodations, exceptional dining, an award-winning spa, and on-site recreational activities, including trails which connect to the Santa Fe National Forest directly behind the resort.

Address: 1297 Bishop’s Lodge Rd., Santa Fe, NM 87504
Nearby: High Road to Taos, Rio Grande Gorge, Santa Fe Opera

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Hotel Monteleone


Original Property Opened: 1886

Commanding the elegant Royal Street, Hotel Monteleone is boasts luxury historic accommodations surrounded by its famed grandfather clock, glittering chandeliers, polished marble floors, and gleaming brass appointments.

Address: 214 Royal Street, New Orleans, LA 70130
Nearby: Royal Street, St. Louis Cathedral, French Market

The Lenox


Original Property Opened: 1900

One of the first hotels built in Boston's Back Bay, The Lenox boasts a century-long reputation for excellent service and accommodations, delivered with a personal and intimate atmosphere. Situated in Copley Square, the Italiante structure offers easy access to the city's best attractions.

Address: 61 Exeter St., Boston, MA 02116
Nearby: Newbury Street, Fenway Park, Boston Symphony Orchestra

The Heathman Hotel


Original Property Opened: 1927

The Heathman Hotel is a downtown landmark, built in the popular Italian Renaissance style, with its dramatic interiors renovated in grand Art Deco style, affords a unique and beautiful setting for true luxury hospitality.

Address: 1001 SW Broadway at Salmon, Portland, Oregon 97205
Nearby: Portland Art Museum, Tom McCall Waterfront Park, Forest Park

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The Gettysburg Hotel, Est.1797


Original Property Opened: 1797

Playing witness to the historic three-day battle and other pivitol moments of American history, The Gettysburg Hotel is truly an integral landmark, rich in heritage and time-tested hospitality amid a refined setting.

Address: One Lincoln Square, Gettysburg, PA 17325
Nearby: David Wills House, Majestic Theatre, Gettysburg Battlefield

Williamsburg Inn


Original Property Opened: 1937

Regarded among the world’s greatest inns, the Williamsburg Inn is the crown jewel of the Colonial Williamsburg hotels, offering luxurious accommodations adjacent to the country’s most celebrated live interactive history museum.

Address: 136 E. Francis Street, Williamsburg, VA 23185
Nearby: The Revolutionary City, Historic Jamestowne, Kimball Theatre

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