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Island House Hotel Named Historic Hotels Top 25 Romantic Places

For Immediate Release
February 13, 2020

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

WASHINGTON–(BUSINESS WIRE)–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 

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®

The Graham Georgetown, Tapestry Collection by Hilton

Mauna Kea Beach Hotel

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


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