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Year in Review: The Top Lists of 2021

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Top Lists Of 2021
It is that time of year when we reflect on the past and get ready for the future! There were many exciting moments throughout 2021 at Historic Hotels of America and Historic Hotels Worldwide. Please join us in reminiscing through the year and
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Historic Hotels of America® & Historic Hotels Worldwide® 2021 Awards of Excellence Winners Announced
Historic Hotels of America and Historic Hotels Worldwide are pleased to announce the winners of the 2021 Historic Hotels Awards of Excellence. The Historic Hotels Awards of Excellence recognize and celebrate the finest historic hotels and hoteliers from across the United States of America and from around the world.
From over 260 nominations, the awards committee evaluated and after careful consideration selected the following 2021 Award Winners. Congratulations to all!
The 2021 Awards of Excellence was held at The American Club (1918) in Kohler, Wisconsin on November 11, 2021.
The 2021 Top 25 Historic Hotels of America® Most Magnificent Gingerbread Displays
French Lick Springs Hotel (1845)
Historic Hotels of America offer travelers many memorable ways to experience holiday traditions. 25 of these legendary hotels, resorts, and inns have created magnificent gingerbread displays to delight and inspire guests. From life size gingerbread houses to creations with animation and sound effects, these historic hotels are the place to feel the holiday spirit. 
The 2021 Top 25
Historic Hotels of America®
Most Haunted Hotels
Historic Hotels of America offers travelers spectacular experiences and stories to take home with them, but some offer more than the usual textbook history. These historic hotels are locations for ghost tales of Revolutionary War soldiers, jilted lovers, unexplained footsteps, as well as friendly spectral bellhops. For believers and skeptics alike, these hair-raising tales add another unique facet to each prestigious historic hotel on the list presented here.
Hotel del Coronado (1888)
The 2021 Top 25 Historic Hotels of America®
Most Historic Golf Courses
From the lowest elevation course in Death Valley and wind-swept greens on barrier islands, to courses that wind through the rugged terrain of the White Mountains, Historic Hotels of America has a unique collection of the most beautiful, prestigious, and iconic golf courses where many champions have learned to play golf, competed, and made history.
The 2021 Top 25 Historic Hotels of America® Most Magnificent Art Collections
Historic buildings are themselves works of art, but the historic buildings dating back over 300 years are not always the main event. Hotels across the country that have combined elegant hospitality with museum quality art collections boasting furniture, paintings, sculpture, augmented reality, fountains and more.
The 2021 Top 25 Historic Hotels Worldwide®
For A Romantic Proposal
The 2021 Top 25 Historic Hotels Of America®
For A Romantic Proposal
Historic Hotels are the perfect place for celebrating special occasions that create lifelong memories. These special milestones celebrated at historic hotels include romantic getaways, the ideal place to propose, the destination for the perfect wedding, the getaway for a memorable honeymoon, and the location to celebrate a special anniversary.
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Members, donors, supporters, and volunteers of the National Trust for Historic Preservation, as well as its historic sites and its affiliates or of organizations deemed Friends of Historic Hotels of America® all save up to 30% off the Best Available Rate at participating hotels.
The Hermitage Hotel
Nashville, TN
InterContinental Mark Hopkins Hotel (1926)
San Francisco, CA
Historic Hotel Bethlehem
 Bethlehem, PA
Official 2021 White House Christmas Ornament
The official 2021 White House Christmas Ornament is available at 15% off the retail price. This special offer, available through December 31, 2021, is provided by the White House Historical Association.
National Trust's Historic Sites' 2021 Gift Guide
It’s the most wonderful time of the year: shopping season! Deck the halls and support the National Trust’s Historic Sites. You'll find gifts for everyone on your list with the 2021 Gift Guide this holiday season.
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