A Romantic Getaway At A Historic Inn
These days romance has been redefined by commercialism and it seems that the only way we can get romantic is by going to the most glamorous hotels, eating at the finest restaurants, pampering ourselves at the most stylish establishments and all in all just spending big. But what ever happened to the simple pleasures in life?
Next time you plan a romantic getaway pull out a map, a history book and locate America’s great historic destinations. Whatever aspect of America’s historic past that interests you, chances are there’s a quaint historic inn waiting to play host.
Staying at a historic inn offers you an opportunity to get more personally acquainted with your destination. Of course, you can include as much or as little history as you like. But the idea of being transported to another time is itself romantic. You may end up sleeping on a bed from last century and meet hosts whose families have lived in the area for generations. Getting closer to history makes you get closer to your own history. That’s romantic.
Historical inns may not have all the comforts of a modern hotel. The wallpaper may be peeling and the toilet may be leaking, but most travelers to these destinations don’t seem to mind about such details. Being surrounded by historic buildings, cozy restaurants, and antique stores adds a touch of class that makes up for the lack of five-star service.
Staying at a historic inn at some of America’s unique historic destinations is the perfect romantic getaway. History is about our personal attachment to the world we live in. It touches the heart in the same way that romance does.