There is nothing more wonderful than reuniting with the entire family on a vacation getaway where you can concentrate on each other in an intimate atmosphere. At Select Registry, we love to put together our recommendations, and this time we’ve chosen a few delightful Inns that we feel are just the right places for bringing your loved ones together:
Picture a glorious, mountain Inn sitting within a dense forest in the High Sierras. This beautiful location will put you right near Yosemite National Park, making it an ideal setting for bringing the family together for adventure and exploration. A four-diamond AAA property, McCaffrey House offers guestrooms filled with Amish quilts, fire stoves, private baths, and even pet friendly rooms so that four-legged members of your family don’t feel left out. With stunning views of the forest, each room boasts exquisite furnishings and art collected throughout the owners’ travels. Mornings bring a full, country, complimentary breakfast in the gorgeous dining room, featuring culinary delights created with love and care. Then venture forth to take advantage of hiking, viewing the abundant wildlife, and engaging in other memorable adventures. At the end of the day, you can gather the family together in the Gold Country Room to deepen bonds and catch up on each other’s lives.
Enter the circular drive with a view of Chesapeake Bay and a private beach to find a splendid walled garden lined with 65-year-old boxwoods, and you will know that you’ve arrived at Great Oak Manor. The spacious guestrooms and public rooms of this Maryland bed and breakfast promise soft sheets, down featherbeds, luxury bathrobes, and the finest spa amenities to make you and your family’s stay complete. The Inn is decorated with stunning Oriental rugs and boasts an 850-volume library, beautifully appointed common rooms, and 1200 feet of waterfront lawn from which you can enjoy the awe-inspiring sunsets that take place along Maryland’s eastern shore.A gourmet, complimentary breakfast is served, with silver and china in the elegant dining room or on the terrace where you can view the bay, is yours with your room rate Take your afternoon refreshments in the Chesapeake Room and an evening port or sherry in the Music Room where you can gather family members around to share the love. Culinary classes, garden tours, beaches, bike paths, art galleries, antique shops, and so much more are yours for the asking at this Maryland bed & breakfast. With so much to do, each one of you will be creating great memories to take home and cherish.
This 180-year-old Colonial mansion situated on the northeastern side of Crotched Mountain offers breathtaking views of the majestic Piscatagoug Valley. Formerly a stop on the Underground Railway for slaves escaping to Canada, the Inn is comprised of 13 guestrooms, nine working fireplaces, two dining rooms, a dining room filled with bookcases, a meeting room, and inviting sitting rooms. On the grounds you will find a deliciously refreshing swimming pool, along with vegetable and flower gardens that supply the Inn with food and decoration. Good home cooking is what you will find with each morning’s complimentary breakfast and for light fare in the evening, The Winslow Tavern offers a wonderful menu on Saturday nights. During the day you can enjoy the walking and ski trails through the woods, along with many local attractions including Mount Monadnock, the most climbed mountain in North America, and Greenfield State Park for swimming, fishing, canoeing, camping, and picnicking. You can also take the family to the Tilton Outlet Mall, the Sharon Art Center, or for a few hours of antiquing to change the pace.
Rose Hill Manor is known for its stunning views of Texas hill country. Featuring 12 private suites and cottages with spacious sun porches, decks, verandas, beautiful bathrooms, luxury linens and robes, and Gilchrist and Soames bath amenities. This Four-Diamond bed & breakfast puts you and your family in seventh heaven. Mornings bring a three-course, complimentary breakfast, and evenings offer fine dining with a menu made from fresh, seasonal ingredients. Walk to the local winery for a free tasting, visit the state and national parks, adventure on the local rivers and lakes, and go horse back riding or hiking, and you will be able to say that you had the best vacation in years while reuniting with family members in this wonderful locale.
A luxury Inn on 3.5 acres in Jackson Hole, this is an excellent place to bring the family together. Built in 1995 with enormous 200-year-old logs from Yellowstone National Park, which were rescued from the great fire of 1988, the bed & breakfast consists of more than 6,000 square feet of luxury, including the Great Room with a three-story river rock fireplace and baby grand piano.Guestrooms are a treat as most of them have private fireplaces, decks or porches, and jetted spa tubs, and all are decorated with exceptional taste and attention to detail. Comfort and tranquility are the order of the day, and you will have plenty of space to enjoy reconnecting with family members as you ease into the life at this peaceful spot. When the weather permits, the outdoor deck facing the Grand Teton Mountains is a perfect spot for hosting your family reunion, offering the perfect setting for getting back together again. The Inn’s “4250 Bistro” dinners are served when four or more guests request it, offering a four-course meal along with a selection of fine wines. Complimentary breakfasts are yours each morning, helping you to prepare for a day of adventure. Near the Snake River and Grand Teton National Park, there is more than enough to do here. Take a wildlife safari; go fly fishing, white water rafting, horseback riding, or biking. In winter, enjoy a horse drawn sleigh ride through National Elk Preserve where you can see buffalo, antelope, mountain sheep, fox, wolves, ducks, geese, and eagles in their natural habitat. The town of Jackson offers lovely galleries, fine restaurants, and shops. Nearby Granite Hot Springs is the place to go in cold weather as you can soak in the 104-degree healing waters surrounded by snow and towering granite mountains. With plenty of trails to explore, you will be sure to return to the Inn ready for a good night’s sleep in preparation for another day of enjoyment and family celebration.
For more information on these and other great family vacation getaways, contact Select Registry today!