When you’re planning a vacation, nothing beats the comfort of a top-rated inn or bed and breakfast. However, not all home away from homes are created equal. Select Registry does the research so you don’t have to; From spa retreats and warm beaches to sophisticated cities and the great outdoors, choose from hundreds of options to find the perfect place to stay.
Continental United States
You’ll find the largest concentration of luxurious bed and breakfasts along the East Coast, from Florida to Maine. Select Registry also highlights the best options along the West Coast and around the Great Lakes, with high-quality bed and breakfasts scattered throughout such states as Texas, New Mexico, Colorado, Arkansas and Missouri.
If your ideal vacation includes lazy days full of surf,sandand sun, you’ll find plenty of bed and breakfasts in the South, including Florida, Georgia, South Carolina, North Carolina and Virginia. In addition to warm beaches, you can check out historic Colonial and Civil War sites in such cities as Williamsburg, Virginia; St. Augustine, Florida; Savannah, Georgia; Charleston, South Carolina; and Wilmington, North Carolina. If hiking and nature are more your speed, plenty of innkeepers have set up shop in the Blue Ridge Mountains. History buffs may enjoy staying at one of New England’s many bed and breakfasts. From seaside villages to historic Colonial sites, visit carefully vetted inns throughout Massachusetts, Rhode Island, Maine, Vermon, Connecticut and New Hampshire b&b's.
If the West Coast calls your name, book a room at one of the historic bed and breakfasts in Washington, Oregon or California. Enjoy museums, art galleries, whale watching and wine tastings at famous vineyards, as well as views of the Pacific Ocean, the Olympic Mountains or the Cascade Range. Depending on where you stay, you can easily visit such attractions as Golden Gate Bridge, Yosemite National Park, Santa Barbara, Crater Lake National Park, Palm Springs and Laguna Beach.
Texas offers a handful of high-quality bed and breakfasts conveniently located near such historic cities as Corpus Christi, San Antonio, Austinand Dallas. Colorado boasts a few inns near Boulder, Denver and Colorado Springs, while New Mexico offers bed and breakfasts near Albuquerque, Taos and Santa Fe. Most large cities have high-quality bed and breakfasts nearby; examples include Sedona, Chicago, Springfield, Cincinnati, Columbus, Milwaukee, Kansas City, Little Rock, Nashville and Atlanta. Canada While Select Registry mostly focuses on bed and breakfasts in the United States, a few Canadian inns made the list. As of January 2012, the list includes options in Ontario, British Columbia and Quebec. Check the website often for new additions.
Don’t just visit Select Registry to find the best accommodations. Explore the website’s additional features. Foodies and cookbook collectors, for instance, will enjoy browsing the site’s Select Recipes. This comprehensive list comes from innkeepers generous enough to share their famous recipes. Whether you’re planning brunch, a formal event or an intimate dinner for two, choose from rich desserts, specialty drinks, gourmet side dishes and delicious entrées, as well as unusual breakfast recipes. Culinary Delights If you’re a wine aficionado, Select Registry can help you find bed and breakfasts that offer impressive wine cellars. The registry includes locations that have earned the prestigious “Wine Spectator” magazine’s Award of Excellence. Since each inn is unique, you can expand your culinary horizons with every trip. Select Registry locations offer everything from French food and authentic German dishes to fresh seafood and regional delicacies. Most Select Registry bed and breakfasts offer full-service dining. To meet the registry’s high standards, inns without full-service kitchens must offer nearby fine dining establishments.
Select Registry inns offer more than just a place to lay your head. They also offer beautiful settings for destination weddings, receptions and honeymoons, as well as family reunions, anniversary parties and class reunions. Select venues can accommodate 10 to 300 guests, which makes them perfect for intimate gatherings, formal fundraisers and casual family events. Select Registry also offers inns equipped with dedicated conference centers and onsite catering for social events, business trips and small retreats. Use Select Registry’s search features to plan an event that will impress your guests. Book luxuriously decorated suites, schedule spa visits or make reservations at award-winning, on-site restaurants.
A Trusted Resource
Visit Select Registry’s Gift Shop to buy the latest edition of the “Distinguished Inns of North America.” The registry has published the bed and breakfast guidebook, which features a directory of the crème de la crème of lodgings throughout the U.S. and Canada, for more than four decades.
Treat Someone Special
Select Registry’s Gift Shop also offers gift certificates to help you plan an elegant birthday, anniversary or retirement surprise. Since the certificates are valid at nearly 400 Select Registry locations, recipients have plenty of bed and breakfasts to choose from when they use their gifts. This unusual present will satisfy everyone, from bookworms and aspiring beach bums to avid golfers and outdoor enthusiasts. Employers can use the registry’s corporate program to treat hard-working employees to a relaxing getaway. Each certificate includes a copy of the “Distinguished Inns of North America” guidebook.
Plan Your Trip
Use Select Registry’s website to customize your trip to suit your budget, as well as your preferences. Browse an extensive list of packages and specials so you can plan your meals, shopping, entertainment and spa trips ahead of time. Find an inn that will welcome your four-legged companion, provide a room with a fireplace and a jetted tub, or schedule a carriage ride and dinner for two. Use Select Registry’s Events Calendar to find activities that fit your vacation schedule. Narrow your options with the Find an Inn feature, which lets you search by location, price and amenities. For more details on the most distinguished bed and breakfasts, visit www.selectregistry.com. Check the website often for updates. For any further information please do not hesitate to contact us.