America's Most Charming Inns
These American inns are as historic as they are charming and luxurious.
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When travelers recount experiences at their favorite inns, their memories usually come down to one detail: a fresh-from-the-oven blueberry muffin, a hot water bottle tucked between the sheets on a cold night, a well-timed umbrella before the rain. The more boutique inns you have the pleasure of visiting, the more unforgettable moments you’re likely to collect.
These 17 boutique properties deliver top-notch service, delicious food (marquee chefs, on-site cooking schools, and organic gardens are commonplace), and doses of Americana. Take the Hob Knob inn, a quintessential Martha’s Vineyard inn whose family history and ultra-welcoming style has permeated the surrounding area. Or Santa Fe’s Inn of the Five Graces, where Afghan, Tibetan, and Native American art come together in a truly American display of melting pot diversity.
Our favorite inns will take you across the country in the most personal, spectacular of ways—and no doubt make for a slew of new memories to share.