Right in the heart of Bar Harbor, Maine on Mount Desert Island, which is home to the famed Acadia National Park, sits the beautiful Yellow House Inn. With its sophisticated and gracious allure, the inn is the perfect spot to wile away summer hours, enjoying all of the amenities and activities that are offered. Yellow House guestrooms are each named after the large summer cottages that were built in Bar Harbor during its Golden Era. Choose the one that suits your style and revel in the fine bed linens, plush cotton towels, private bath, air conditioning, antiques, artwork, and so much more. A delicious breakfast awaits you in the morning, readying you for a day of relaxation and exploration. The summer months are filled with so much to do, from simple strolls on the historic shore path to the plethora of activities at Acadia National Park. Whether it is kayaking, biking, boat rides, guided tours, or rock climbing, you can get as much exercise as you wish while enjoying the breeze and fresh air. The Inn provides off street parking so you can park your car easily, and then let your feet take you to visit all of the nearby attractions. From weekly band concerts on the green to exhibits, galleries, museums, shops, and exceptional restaurants, Yellow House is only a few steps away from it all. Take time in the evenings to unwind on the porch, and you will have the summer getaway experience you’ve been dreaming of.
Lodge on Lake Lure
Lake Lure, North Carolina is located in the Blue Ridge Mountains, and this magnificent lodge sits in the spectacular Hickory Nut Gorge. This is one of the largest canyons in the Eastern United States, spanning 14 miles with the Rocky Broad River flowing through it and emptying into Lake Lure. Its magic has called many film productions to use the area as a backdrop, and summertime is one of the best times to see why. The Lodge on Lake Lure displays a Southern hospitality combined with a truly cosmopolitan style. Featuring 17 rooms right on the waterfront, each one is decorated in a luxurious style, with views of mountains, the lake, or gardens and each with its own feel and flavor. Enjoy all of the amenities, including premiere mattresses, plush bathrobes, and antique writing desks, and if you want to bring your pet, simply book either the Barnwood or Secret Garden room and with an extra cleaning fee, Fido can be by right your side. The lodge’s Tree Tops Dining Room offers fine dining with beautiful views. Just inside the main entrance of the lodge, you can enjoy a panoramic view of the lake and Blue Ridge Mountains with both indoor and outdoor seating, including alfresco dining on veranda. With a rotating seasonal menu made with locally produced foods, the kitchen will also accommodate special dietary needs with advanced notice. Late summer is the time to take advantage of the many activities on the lake. The lake features a marina, a sandy beach, and a boardwalk. Additionally, you can take off to nearby Hendersonville for great shopping, visit Chimney Rock State Park with its quaint shops and local eateries, see top tier plays at the Flat Rock Playhouse, and get up close and personal with the Bluegrass scene in Lake Lure, Chimney Rock, and Asheville. Golfers will appreciate the nine hole Donald Ross Municipal Golf Course just a short walk from the Lodge, as well as two champion 18-hole courses just short drive away.
Trout Point Lodge
In the Canadian wilderness of Kemptville, Nova Scotia you will find an elegantly rustic hideaway boutique resort called Trout Point Lodge. Located in the Southwest portion of Canada’s largest UNESCO Biosphere Reserve, the Lodge is surrounded by Acadian forest and rivers. Ecologically sensitive, it has been awarded the Canada Select 5 Star rating, attesting to its affinity with the land and wildlife. Every spacious room and suite overlooks the water, with the private cottages sitting lakeside. Fitted with luxurious bedding, cozy seating areas, Occitane amenities, and handcrafted furniture, the lodge itself is appointed with inviting public areas and wood-burning fireplaces for the cooler nights. Eating at the Lodge is a treat in itself, with its local market-based French Acadian cooking that incorporates traditional recipes with seasonal delicacies. Accompanied by an excellent wine list, it is no wonder why the Trout Point dining rooms are always full. Staying at the Lodge is a truly therapeutic experience, with mineral water coming from the taps, pure air, and no nighttime light pollution. Take a bath in the forest or soak in the healthful tannin-rich waters of Tusket River, and you will feel revived and ready for anything the day may bring. Trout Point Lodge offers many activities, such as cooking classes, whale watching, sea kayaking, as well as taking advantage of the beaches, golf, and the neighboring historic towns. With “Romance in the Wilderness Packages,” you can experience the perfect summer getaway with your mate and take away precious memories.
The Barn Inn Bed and Breakfast
Millersburg, Ohio is Amish country, and the Barn Inn Bed and Breakfast presents the best in comfort and hospitality inside a community that is known for the same. Just two hours from Cleveland and Columbus, you will be surrounded by country charm in an intimate setting that offers terrific amenities. Sumptuous beds, plush linens, private baths with tubs and showers, and six suites offering Jacuzzis or jetted tubs all add to the restful effect this lovely inn has on its guests. Enjoy breakfast every morning with traditional Amish country cuisine that features a delicious rotating menu and then go out to explore all the local attractions. Horse drawn carriages, cultural sites, farmers’ markets, handicraft shops, plays, musicals, festivals, and Amish school auctions are just some of what you will find nearby. Book a small wedding, corporate retreat, family gathering, or any other type of special event and you will be accommodated by excellent service. The Inn provides the perfect space for entertaining your friends and family in an atmosphere conducive to joy and celebration. Select Registry features these and other inns that are popular during the late summer season. For more information, please contact us today!