Some people like to get into the holiday spirit by escaping the hustle and bustle of the malls, the traffic and the crowds, for a cosy getaway where they can reflect on what's really important.
Here are a few inns which have the kind of warm atmosphere that can ignite your hoiday spirit:
THE HOTEL STRASBURG, Strasburg, Virginia, is a supurb inn that exhudes old time elegance. Located in Virginia's lovely Shenandoah Valley, the Hotel Strasburg offers a romantic experience with stylish Victorian rooms and fine dining. For information, log on to: www.hotelstrasburg.com.
THE RELUCTANT PANTHER, Manchester,
Vermont, offers country hospitality to the sophisticated traveler. Just minutes away from Manchester's classy shopping area, this inn has a warm atmosphere and an excellent restaurant.
Log on to: www.reluctantpanther.com.
THE WINDHAM HILL INN, West Townshend, Vermont, is a wonderful
country escape. Its hilltop
setting, cosy New England atmosphere, and fine dining experience will put you in a festive mood. Log on to: www.windhamhill.com.
THE THREE MOUNTAIN INN, Jamaica, Vermont, will provide you with the quintessential Vermont experience, with its New England decor, period antiques,
and gourmet restaurant. Log on to: www.threemountaininn.com.
THE MOUNTAINTOP INN AND RESORT, located in Chittenden, Vermont, gives you sleigh rides, cross country skiing, snowshoeing and excellent dining in a welcoming New England atmoshere. Log on to: www.mountaintopinn.com.
THE COPPER BEECH INN, Essex, Connecticut, is close-by, but a world away from the stress many of us feel during the holidays. Fine dining and an elegant atmosphere combine for a memorable getaway experience. Log on to: