Massachusetts: Omni Parker House
Massachusetts’ capital is known for its many historic sites, so it’s no surprise the city of Boston has a range of historic hotels, including the Omni Parker House. While the original was built in 1855, the current hotel replaced it in 1927, resurrected on the exact same plot of land. It holds the title of “Longest Continuously Operating Hotel in the United States.”
Michigan: Grand Hotel
You’ll feel like you stepped back in time when you visit the Grand Hotel, established in 1887, on Mackinac Island. Horse-drawn carriages and bicycles are the norm on the grounds of the hotel and the island as a whole, which has a ban on “horseless carriages.” The hotel is home to the world’s longest front porch, coming in at a whopping 660 feet, with breathtaking views of Lake Huron. Don’t miss these 9 other small towns that will have you feeling like you’re in Europe.
Minnesota: The Saint James Hotel
The Saint James Hotel opened its doors on Thanksgiving Day 1875 and prides itself on having been family-owned ever since. Located in Red Wing on the banks of the Mississippi River, it has hosted everyone from past presidents to Mark Twain to Bob Byland.