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Island House Hotel named to Historic Hotels of America Top 25 Romantic Places

February 13, 2020

The Historic Hotels of America 2020 Top 25 Historic Hotels for a Romantic Proposal Announced

Historic Hotels are the perfect place for celebrating special occasions that create lifelong memories and are the ideal location for a romantic proposal. These special milestones celebrated at historic hotels include romantic getaways, the ideal place to propose, the destination for the perfect wedding, the getaway for a memorable honeymoon, and the location to celebrate a special anniversary.

“Every day is Valentine’s Day at Historic Hotels of America. We are pleased to announce the Historic Hotels of America 2020 Top 25 Historic Hotels for a Romantic Proposal. These romantic historic hotels range from intimate to grand and opulent”

Here is a listing of the top 25 Historic Hotels that provide the perfect backdrop for your romantic proposal:

Island House Hotel (1852) Mackinac Island, Michigan
For over a century and a half couples have said I will, I do, and I still do on the grounds of Island House Hotel. Located within the Mackinac State Historic Park, one might pop the big question on the terrace or the porch of the historic Island House Hotel with a spectacular view of boats gliding into the harbor, and carefree bicyclists wheeling and horse-drawn buggies moseying past on the street below. More intimate moments are found in the hideaway garden behind the hotel. Historic charm and timeless elegance bring love birds back to Island House Hotel year after year to celebrate weddings, reunions, anniversaries, and vow renewals: passing these traditions on to each generation.

The Omni Homestead Resort

Blackburn Inn 

Grand Hotel Golf Resort & Spa

Battle House Renaissance Mobile Hotel & Spa

The Sayre Mansion

Mohonk Mountain House 

The Peabody Memphis

St. James Hotel

General Morgan Inn & Conference Center

1886 Crescent Hotel & Spa

Basin Harbor(1886) Vergennes, Vermont
Basin Harbor is a family-owned resort set on the stunning shores of Lake Champlain in Vermont. It is easy to reach, yet remains remote and peaceful. Basin Harbor is steeped in tradition and there’s no better tradition than the joining of two families. This 700-acre resort has a variety of locations that provide the perfect backdrop for engagements and weddings. From the Orchard Garden, filled with flowers and greenery to the Lodge Lawn with panoramic views of Lake Champlain and the Adirondack Mountains, there are plenty of places for someone to get down on one knee.

Jekyll Island Club Hotel

Ledges Hotel 

Lake Yellowstone Hotel & Cabins 

XV Beacon 

The Otesaga Hotel and Cooper Inn 

Francis Marion Hotel

Ashland Springs Hotel

Fairmont Sonoma Mission Inn & Spa

Ojai Valley Inn 

Omni Shoreham Hotel 

The Hotel Hershey® ceiling.

The Graham Georgetown, Tapestry Collection by Hilton

Mauna Kea Beach Hotel

“Every day is Valentine’s Day at Historic Hotels of America. We are pleased to announce the Historic Hotels of America 2020 Top 25 Historic Hotels for a Romantic Proposal. These romantic historic hotels range from intimate to grand and opulent,” said Lawrence Horwitz, Executive Director, Historic Hotels of America and Historic Hotels Worldwide. “Proposing at a historic hotel is a wonderful opportunity to create an ever-lasting memory and increases the chance that the answer will be ‘yes.’ From historic destination resorts with romantic gardens to city-center legendary historic hotels, each provides the setting, the backdrop, and the ambiance for making and hearing yes to the perfect proposal.”

About Historic Hotels of America®

Historic Hotels of America is the official program of the National Trust for Historic Preservation for recognizing and celebrating the finest Historic Hotels. Historic Hotels of America has more than 300 historic hotels. These historic hotels have all faithfully maintained their authenticity, sense of place, and architectural integrity in the United States of America, including 44 states, the District of Columbia, the U.S. Virgin Islands, and Puerto Rico. Historic Hotels of America is comprised of mostly independently owned and operated historic hotels. More than 30 of the world’s finest hospitality brands, chains, and collections are represented in Historic Hotels of America. To be nominated and selected for membership into this prestigious program, a hotel must be at least 50 years old; has been designated by the U.S. Secretary of the Interior as a National Historic Landmark or listed in or eligible for listing in the National Register of Historic Places; and recognized as having historic significance. For more information, please visit HistoricHotels.org.

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