The Most Charming Small-Town Bed and Breakfasts in Every State
Ready to hit the road this summer? The most charming bed and breakfasts in every state are mostly historic, largely romantic, and all-around endearing.
Alabama: Bama Bed and Breakfast
Run by two former teachers, Bama Bed and Breakfast in Tuscaloosa, Alabama, is one of the top bed and breakfasts in the hometown of the University of Alabama. It’s especially popular on football weekends for Crimson Tide fans, as its located just two blocks from Bryant-Denny Stadium. The 1823 antebellum home is Southern elegance at its finest, staying true to its history. Stay in the 1950s Sweet Home Alabama suite, which pays tribute to the days of malt shops and Elvis. Find out the best vacation for you based on your personality type.
Alaska: Copper Whale Inn Bed & Breakfast
The main house of Copper Whale Inn Bed & Breakfast in Anchorage, Alaska, is one of the few structures that survived the great 1964 Anchorage earthquake. It has 15 guest rooms with views of the Cook Inlet. Enjoy breakfast in the cozy living room, which features a stone fireplace. The 11-mile Coastal Trail is only a block away, and restaurants, museums, and shopping are within walking distance.
Arizona: England House Bed & Breakfast
Breakfast is served on the sun porch at England House Bed & Breakfast in Flagstaff, Arizona, full of “out West Victorian charm.” Fill up on a gourmet healthy breakfast and fresh-baked treats before heading out to explore Flagstaff’s historic downtown area, within walking distance of the hotel. Grab a glass of wine and head to the back deck come nightfall—Flagstaff is the world’s first International Dark Sky Place, which means it has ideal conditions for stargazing. You’ll also want to check out ten stunning places to sleep out under the stars this summer.
Arkansas: Tiffany’s Bed and Breakfast
Tiffany’s Bed and Breakfast in the Ouachita Mountains region near Hot Springs, Arkansas, has no cell phone service and no TVs—and that’s precisely the appeal. Each of the three guestroom accommodations is located on the second floor of the log-cabin inn. Unplug in the property’s 60 acres of woods, or visit in early June to catch the annual Hot Springs Music Festival.
California: Boat Bed & Breakfast
Step aboard one of seven yachts converted into dockside accommodations at Boat Bed and Breakfast in San Diego. Each boat has state-of-the-art amenities and ample deck space to kick back and enjoy your favorite beverage as you watch the sunset or take in views of Point Loma and Downtown San Diego. Continental breakfast is included with each night’s stay, and guests also receive discounts to nearby restaurants that are within walking distance from the dock.
Colorado: Queen Anne Urban Bed & Breakfast
In Denver, enjoy an eco-friendly stay at Queen Anne Urban Bed and Breakfast. Each room has a private hot tub and views of downtown, and some have cozy fireplaces. The most Instagrammed room here is the Aspen, which has an original mural of an alpine forest covering the walls and a Victorian turret ceiling. Breakfasts are made with products from local vendors, and the daily evening happy hour has complimentary Colorado wines and cheese. Don’t miss more unusual places to stay with 12 of the world’s strangest and most unique hotels.
Connecticut: Inn at Stonington
The romantic Inn at Stonington, located along the waterfront in Stonington Borough, Connecticut, is within walking distance of quaint restaurants, shops, and galleries. Relax in the luxuriously appointed guest rooms, most with gas fireplaces and soaking tubs, or talk with the concierge about enhancements for making your stay more enjoyable, such as a massage in one of the two tranquil spa rooms on the property.
Delaware: The Towers Bed & Breakfast
Originally built in 1783, The Towers Bed & Breakfast in Milford, Delaware, was dramatically remodeled in 1891 and in the early 19th century was home to poet John Lofland. It was later owned by Delaware’s governor during the Civil War. Today, one of the most beloved rooms in the pink home is the Rapunzel Suite on the third floor, which has a ten-foot ceiling and delightful views of downtown Milford from its porch.
Florida: Beachfront Bed & Breakfast
As its name implies, Beachfront Bed & Breakfast is located directly on the beach in beautiful St. Augustine, Florida, ten minutes from downtown. The main oceanfront beach house features five guest rooms, and the cottage behind has an additional three rooms. An outdoor heated pool and Jacuzzi provide a place to continue relaxing after a day of sun and sand.
Georgia: Kehoe House
A restored 1892 Renaissance Revival mansion is home to Kehoe House, a luxury, adults-only bed and breakfast located in the historic district of Savannah, Georgia. Gourmet breakfasts are cooked to order, and hors-d’oeuvres and wine are served in the parlor every evening from 5 to 7 p.m., followed by coffee and desserts from 8:30 to 10 p.m. Also included in every stay is complimentary turndown service with homemade cookies.