Get away for a weekend of relaxation, rejuvenation and fun activities at one of these properties that offer something unique. Enjoy romantic gourmet dinners, candlelit baths and rose petal turn-downs.

If you are looking for weekend getaways for couplesfrom specific cities, we've already written about amazing weekend escapes from New York City, San Francisco, Seattle, Atlanta, San Diego, Los Angeles, Chicago and other cities. Here are some of the best romantic weekend getaways in the United States.

1. River Terrace Inn

River Terrace Inn
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River Terrace Inn is a gorgeous Napa resort located approximately 10 minutes on foot from the city's quaint downtown district, offering convenient access to the region's top wineries and vineyards via the nearby Napa Valley Wine Train. Elegant guest rooms and suites offer stylish amenities such as pillowtop mattresses with goose-down duvets, flat screen televisions, and complimentary wireless internet, while upgraded rooms feature luxuries such as whirlpools baths and riverview balconies. For an additional resort fee, guests can enjoy local Napa wine tastings, discounts on Wine Train excursions, and access to the resort's exclusive cooking club. Enhanced continental breakfast is served up daily at the ALBA Restaurant and Bar, which also showcases fine wine country meals throughout the day. Other amenities include a 24-hour fitness center, in-room massage services, and complimentary loaner bikes for exploration of the region's attractions.

1600 Soscol Ave, Napa, CA 94559, Phone: 707-320-9000

2. Two Bunch Palms

Two Bunch Palms
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Two Bunch Palms in Desert Hot Springs, California is a unique couples getaway with its own source of mineral water. The resort has newly renovated rooms on 77 acres, including 13 suites with outdoor patios. Wellness Spa has 19 treatment rooms, mud baths and water therapy pools.

Immerse yourself in the healing waters of the Grotto and enjoy a diverse selection of treatments such as outdoor massages, watsu, clay masks and mud therapy. If you are looking for romantic weekend getaways for spa lovers, Two Bunch Palms is a great place to visit.

67425 Two Bunch Palms Trail, Desert Hot Springs, CA 92240, Phone: 760-329-8791

3. Weekend Getaways for Couples: Winvian

Weekend Getaways for Couples: Winvian
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Winvian in the Litchfield Hills of Connecticut is set on 113 acres with a lush forest and lakes, enough to attract anyone wanting to escape the hectic city life. But this retreat didn't stop there - the owners hired 15 architects to come up with totally unique guest cottages. Each has a different shape and theme, such as the Greenhouse for plant lovers, the library for the book worm, and the helicopter cottage that resembles a hangers, ideal for aviation fans.

You can visit the spa for a luxurious couples massage, have a romantic dinner and enjoy an array of outdoor activities. The romantic inn is located about two hours from New York City and Boston, a quick weekend getaway from both cities. Activities that couples can enjoy together include hiking, biking, horseback riding and snow-shoeing in the winter.

155 Alain White Rd, Morris, CT 06763, Phone: 860-567-9600

4. Weekend Getaways for Couples: Gale South Beach

Weekend Getaways for Couples: Gale South Beach
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Only a block from Miami's glorious South Beach and a short walk to the Art Deco Museum in the heart of the Art Deco District, Gale South Beach is Miami’s upscale, elegant 1941 art deco hotel with one of the most beautiful rooftop pools and lounge areas in the city. Art deco-style touches are visible everywhere, from the spacious, gleaming lobby to the comfortable, opulent rooms. All rooms have vintage furnishings, luxurious marble bathrooms, flat-screen TVs, free Wi-Fi, and iPod docks. Some rooms have balconies or curved windows. The large rooftop deck is a fabulous relaxing oasis, and the beach is just around the corner. The hotel’s Dolce Italian restaurant offers gourmet food and an outdoor café, and the Regent Cocktail Club mixes interesting new and classic cocktails.

1690 Collins Ave, Miami Beach, FL 33139, Phone: 305-673-0199

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5. Ashland Springs Hotel

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Located in the heart of the charming village of Ashland in the Rogue River Valley, Ashland Springs Hotel is a beautiful reminder of a more gentle past which has been an Ashland landmark since 1925. Carefully restored with old-world elegance, this magnificent beaux arts-style hotel welcomes guests in its lovely, spacious rooms and suites which have been decorated with a lot of care and good taste.

The rooms offer all modern amenities such as free Wi-Fi, fridges, private luxury bathrooms and flat screen TVs. A Cozy gathering space with a fireplace encourages mingling and storytelling. The hotel's restaurant serves a complimentary continental breakfast and delicious comfort food made with fresh seasonal ingredients for lunch and dinner.

212 E Main St, Ashland, OR 97520, Phone: 541-488-1700

6. Weekend Getaways for Couples: Blackberry Farm

Weekend Getaways for Couples: Blackberry Farm
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Blackberry Farm is a luxury getaway situated in the foothills of the Great Smoky Mountains of Tennessee. The resort offers great mountain views, comfortable ambiance, a spa and fabulous cuisine. Throughout the year, the hotel hosts cooking classes with famous guest chefs. Activities include fly fishing, tennis, horseback riding, cycling, clay shooting, paddle sports, hiking, archery, garden tours and cooking demonstrations. Fly fishing is available on Hesse Creek on the 4,200-acre property and nearby in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park. The resort also offers a fly fishing school. Treatments at the Farmhouse Spa include Swedish and sports massage, reflexology, Shiatsu, body treatments, facials, and beauty treatments. Private spa rooms have scenic meadow and mountain views.

There are 62 guest rooms and suites, decorated with English antiques, art pieces and feather beds. The guest rooms are situated in five separate areas, including the Main House, Guest House, Holly Glade Cottages, Cove Cottage and Gate House. All of the cottages have a living room, a romantic fireplace and a stone veranda with signature rocking chairs. Guests dine at the Main House in the Laurel, Mountain, Rhododendron and Azalea dining rooms as part of the Full American Plan. The property is located ten minutes from the Great Smoky Mountains National Park. Enjoy the outdoors, beautiful scenery and a picnic lunch in Cades Cove. Summer is the best time to visit the area because of warm weather. You can fly to Knoxville's McGhee-Tyson Airport and rent a car at the airport. The property is about 1 hour by car from downtown Knoxville. Expect holiday weekends to be busy, especially Easter, Memorial Day and Labor Day. Rates start at US $645 per night (plus tax and service charge) with a required two-night minimum stay. Room rates include a Full American Meal Plan with breakfast, lunch and dinner. There is complimentary on-site fly fishing, hiking, mountain biking and tennis.

1471 West Millers Cove Road, Walland, TN 37886, Phone: 865-984-8166

7. Hammock Beach Resort in Florida

Hammock Beach Resort in Florida
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When temperatures in the rest of the country drop, head to the scenic Hammock Beach Resort in Florida. Set on a long stretch of a sandy beach, the resort offers spectacular golf, its own marina and three swimming pools. Book a room at the Harborside Inn at Hammock Beach Resort to enjoy the best water views and spa bathtubs.

200 Ocean Crest Dr, Palm Coast, FL 32137, Phone: 386-246-5500

8. Ocean House

Ocean House
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Built on the grounds of an iconic resort, Ocean House is a luxurious hotel set high on a bluff overlooking the Atlantic Ocean. Situated 14 miles from Mystic Seaport, Ocean House features beautifully appointed guest rooms with individual charm, romantic beds dressed in deluxe linens, and en-suite bathrooms with soaking tubs, and walk-in showers. Studio rooms have sleeper sofas and fireplaces, and luxury suites boast spacious living rooms, kitchenettes, and private terraces. Modern amenities in guest rooms include flat-screen televisions, coffeemakers, mini fridges, and complimentary wireless Internet, and luxurious facilities include an elegant restaurant and a bistro, a private beach with butler service, and an exclusive spa with an indoor swimming pool and two hot tubs. Additional guest services include cooking and yoga lessons, complimentary afternoon snacks, and a guest shuttle for visiting attractions in the area.

1 Bluff Ave, Westerly, RI 02891, Phone: 401-584-7000

9. The Essex Resort & Spa in Vermont

The Essex Resort & Spa in Vermont
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New England offers many romantic weekend spots, perfect for those who are looking to get away from New York and Boston. The Essex Resort & Spa in Vermont is one of the top luxury getaways in Vermont, with two restaurants serving delicious innovative cuisine. Guest rooms and suites are decorated in charming New England style. They have been recently renovated and offer a flat-panel HD television, new 300-thread count linens, and an ihome audio system. Fireplace mini-suites are a great choice for couples because they have a whirlpool tub and a sitting area in front of a fireplace.

70 Essex Way, Essex, VT 05452, Phone: 800-727-4295

10. La Jolla Hotel and Spa in Southern California

La Jolla Hotel and Spa in Southern California
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Estancia La Jolla Hotel & Spa in Southern California is a great getaway from Los Angeles, San Francisco and San Diego. Guests are accommodated in elegant rooms and suites with balconies overlooking the gardens or the pool.

The hotel spa is one of the best spas in the area, offering 7 indoor treatment rooms or private bungalows. Couples can book massages on their romantic getaway. Relax in the saltwater pool, next to the outdoor heated pool, in the Eucalyptus Steam Room and Relaxation Area. The outdoor relaxation garden is available before and after treatments. The hotel has a newly remodeled fitness center.

9700 N Torrey Pines Rd, La Jolla, CA 92037, Phone: 855-430-7503

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11. Weekend Getaways for Couples: The Homestead Resort in Virginia

Weekend Getaways for Couples: The Homestead Resort in Virginia
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The Homestead Resort in Virginia is built around the healing hot springs which have been drawing vacationers for generations. Two hot springs from the surrounding Allegheny Mountains flow onto the hotel property, allowing you to bathe in this natural source. The pools are named for Thomas Jefferson, who visited the resort in 1818.

The resort is home to the world-renowned Canyon Ranch SpaClub (opening in the spring of 2013) following the philosophy of Canyon Ranch in Tucson. The new spa is a perfect place for a relaxing trip. The Homestead Resort offers romantic rooms and suites with large windows overlooking the surrounding nature. In addition to the hot springs, there is golf, tennis, historic tours, indoor pool, games, shopping and a theater.

7696 Sam Snead Highway, Hot Springs, VA 24445, Phone: 800-838-1766

12. The Inn at Perry Cabin in Maryland

The Inn at Perry Cabin in Maryland
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The Inn at Perry Cabin is a charming colonial mansion in coastal Maryland with rooms decorated in 19th century style. Linden Spa, named after a tree that grows on the resort grounds, offers a menu of nurturing therapies that utilize local ingredients. Couples can unwind next to the infinity-edge pool after dotoxing in the steam room. The spa sells the organic products so that you can bring the scents from the vacation back home with you. The hotel offers the "Linden Spa Experience" package which includes luxury accommodations, a spa credit, daily breakfast and many resort activities, including kayaking, garden tours and wine tastings.

308 Watkins Lane, St. Michaels, MD 21663, Phone: 800-722-2949

13. Sanctuary on Camelback Mountain in Arizona

Sanctuary on Camelback Mountain in Arizona
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Sanctuary on Camelback Mountain has a spa and a gourmet restaurant. Relax by the pool, visit the meditation garden, and join fitness classes in the movement studio. There are 105 luxury casitas to choose from, featuring spectacular views of Paradise Valley and the mountains. In the evening, couples can enjoy a romantic sunset from their private patio. Accommodations feature Frette linens, plush robes and in-room Fonte Coffee.

If you are looking for active ideas, take a look at the resorts of Arizona. Rancho De La Osa offers cooking classes, horseback riding, hiking and mountain biking. The guest ranch is located southwest of Tucson at the base of the sacred Baboquivari mountains and bordering the Tohono O'odham Indian Nation. Enjoy Southwestern cuisine in the romantic hacienda dining room, secluded outdoor courtyard or under the stars at a cookout. Choose from 18 adobe guest rooms - ask for a room with a wood burning fireplace. Each guest room has a porch with mountain views. Rates include meals and activities.

5700 East McDonald Drive, Paradise Valley, AZ 85253, Phone: 855-245-2051

14. Ocean Key Resort in the Florida Keys

Ocean Key Resort in the Florida Keys
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Visit the sunny Florida Keys to enjoy romantic sunsets, gourmet dinners and stylish accommodations. Ocean Key Resort has rooms and suites with stunning ocean views. Relax on your private terrace overlooking the ocean while you listen to the sounds of the water and the birds. In the evening, the resort restaurant serves delicious food with spectacular water views. A weekend in the Keys is not complete without a massage at the spa which offers treatments from around the world. Book one of the 600-quare-foot suites with a private balcony overlooking the Gulf of Mexico. The suites are furnished with rich textiles, eclectic furnishings and decor that complements the stunning views of Key West. Order room service and take a relaxing bath in the whirlpool tub.

0 Duval Street, Key West, FL 33040, Phone: 305-296-0701

15. Acqualina Beach Resort in Florida

Acqualina Beach Resort in Florida
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Acqualina is located between Miami and Fort Lauderdale in Florida which makes it a quick trip from both cities. Guest rooms at Acqualina have spectacular ocean views. If you want more space, book a one-bedroom oceanfront Classic Hotel Suite which measures 1,010 square feet in size plus the terrace. The suite has a king-size bed, writing desk, separate living room, two flat-screen TVs and an entertainment unit.

17875 Collins Avenue, Sunny Isles Beach, FL 33160, Phone: 305-918-8000 

16. Weekend Getaways for Couples: Post Ranch Inn in Big Sur

Weekend Getaways for Couples: Post Ranch Inn in Big Sur
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The Post Ranch Inn is an ideal romantic hideaway for anyone looking to relieve stress, rejuvenate tired muscles, and relax in one of the inns luxurious rooms. Located just off Highway One in Big Sur California, the property provides its guests with their choice of 30 uniquely styled accommodations, a diverse range of relaxing spa treatments, and award winning dinning, all with great views of the Pacific Ocean.

Each one of the rooms is unique and features a wood-burning fireplace, an indoor spa tub and private deck. To encourage relaxation there are no alarm clacks or televisions in the rooms, but each room does have a digital music system with forty-five channels. The ideal spot for a swim, the basking pool is kept at a comfortable 104 degrees and has sweeping views of the Pacific Ocean. Couples on can choose to have a couples massage in their room or at the spa. For couples with a little more energy you can take a Couple's Massage class. In the class, couples will learn basic massage techniques to help each other release built up tension. After a calm, quiet, relaxing day you can have dinner at the Sierra Mar Restaurant.

47900 CA-1, Big Sur, CA 93920, Phone: 800-527-2200

17. The Inn at Rancho Santa Fe

The Inn at Rancho Santa Fe
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The newly renovated Inn at Rancho Santa Fe is a historic getaway with a great restaurant, 3,000 square foot spa and lush gardens. Couples enjoy taking romantic walks through the hotel gardens, dining at the new Morada restaurant and sampling many different activities that the area has to offer. The inn is just minutes from Del Mar, Solana Beach and La Jolla where you can explore beaches, restaurants and boutiques.

5951 Linea Del Cielo, Rancho Santa Fe, CA 92067, Phone: 858-756-1131

18. RiverPlace Hotel in Portland

RiverPlace Hotel in Portland
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If you want to enjoy some of the best views of the river in Portland, Oregon, check into the RiverPlace Hote. The 4-star boutique getaway is a member of Kimpton Hotels which are known for their pet-friendly services, kids' amenities and eco-conscious practices. The property is a heaven of warmth and intimate hospitality, offering plush interiors that make you feel like you are staying in a grand home. Guests who love care, comfort and charm will fall in love with the elegance and modernity.

The property is close to the Hawthorne Bridge, KOIN Building, Athletic Club and the Ira Keller Fountain Park. Local attractions also include the Portland State University and the Pioneer Courthouse Square. The property offers in-room spa services, including facials, massages and body treatments which utilize organic, natural and wild-crafted ingredients. Guests receive complimentary access to the Athletic Club a block away. There is a romantic courtyard patio and a grand Ballroom for weddings and other celebrations.

There are 84 rooms and suites to choose from, all adorned in classic decor. Some rooms look out to the courtyard or the river, while others provide good views of the city. There are separate wood-burning fireplaces and full kitchens in the riverfront suites. These accommodations are fully equipped for modern-day travelers who are used to the best amenities and luxuries. Special touches include a pillow menu with a choice of different sizes and shapes. Pacific Northwest dining is at its best at the Three Degrees restaurant which serves lunch, dinner and breakfast overlooking the river. Recipes are prepared with local, seasonal and fresh ingredients. Dinner time is particularly popular among the guests and Portland locals because of the sparkling lights of the city in the background. The restaurant has a separate private dining facility for groups of up to 30 diners. Three Degrees Bar & Grill offers a wide selection of wines, cocktails and other beverages from Oregon and around the world. The bar turns into a hot chocolate and coffee lounge in the mornings. Every evening there is the "wine hour" between 5 and 6 pm. Guests can sit back and relax in the teak rocking chairs or on the heated wrap-around porch to enjoy stunning river and city.

1510 SW Harbor Way, Portland, OR 97201, Phone: 888-869-3108

19. Weekend Getaways for Couples: Windsor Court Hotel

Weekend Getaways for Couples: Windsor Court Hotel
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In New Orleans, a city filled with French and Spanish history, this stylish hotel stands out with its English manor ambiance. Located in the heart of the business district, the Windsor Court Hotel has a stunning rooftop pool, great restaurants and five star accommodations. Inside, guests find 17th and 18th antiques, period reproductions, and rooms with original works of art. There are 316 rooms and suites with scenic views of the Mississippi River and the city skyline. If you are planning a special celebration, splurge on the Presidential Suite on the 22nd floor of the hotel, especially popular with celebrities. The Presidential Suite has a secluded terrace with spectacular river views, a library, full kitchen and a baby grand piano.

Work out at the health club which has a steam room, sauna and massage facilities. Ask about the Duet Suite at the spa. The outdoor pool and sundeck are a great place to unwind with a view. Traditional Afternoon Tea is served daily at Le Salon, accompanied by live music. The Grill Room serves innovative southern cuisine in an elegant setting, and offers an extensive wine list.

300 Gravier Street, New Orleans, LA 70130, Phone: 504-523-6000

20. Joule Hotel in Dallas

Joule Hotel in Dallas
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Although the iPad may be all the rage right now, hotels across the country are adding libraries where guests can sit down with a good book. The Joule’s expansion, completed in 2014, includes a Taschen library and a luxurious spa. Visitors are able to purchase Taschen books, choosing from a wide selection of limited editions and unique volumes. The Joule is a sophisticated city hotel located in the heart of downtown Dallas, Texas which merges historical architecture with modern style. The property is housed in a revitalized 1920’s Neo-Gothic building. There is an elegant rooftop pool and subterranean cocktail salon Midnight. Nearby, you will find many shops, restaurants, nightlife and museums. A complimentary Audi house car to makes you sightseeing a breeze. Choose from 160 guest rooms and suites, many with panoramic city views. Accommodations feature Merbau wood floors, leather headboard, and imported custom Italian woodwork. There is a 47 inch HD TV, Apple TV, 24-hour room service, selection of Taschen books and other special touches. Browse adult getaway ideas: 23 Best Things to Do in Dallas.

1530 Main Street, Dallas, TX 75201, Phone: 214-748-1300

21. Wentworth Mansion in Charleston, South Carolina

Wentworth Mansion in Charleston, South Carolina
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The Wentworth Mansion is a luxury getaway in the heart of downtown Charleston, South Carolina. The hotel offers attentive service, fine dining and elegant decor, featuring hand-carved marble fireplaces, Tiffany stained glass windows and detailed woodwork. After a day of exploring historic Charleston, exchange stories with other guests in the Harleston Lounge, curl up with a book in the Rodgers Library, or indulge in a relaxing treatment at the spa. Book a side-by-side massage in the couples treatment room at the spa. Guest rooms and suites have king size beds and whirlpools, and most have working gas fireplaces. The elegant Circa 1886 restaurant serves contemporary cuisine and offers a wine list with 280 bottles. The menu at the restaurant changes seasonally, incorporating local produce and seafood.

149 Wentworth St, Charleston, SC 29401, Phone: 888-466-1886

22. Lake Placid Lodge

Lake Placid Lodge
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A five-hour drive from New York City and Boston, Lake Placid Lodge is a romantic getaway surrounded by the Adirondack Mountains and the picturesque Lake Placid. Spend a relaxing weekend hiking, fishing, horseback riding and mountain biking. In the summer, guests can go swimming, fishing, kayaking, canoeing, and electric boat rides on the lake. In the winter, take dog sled rides, go ice fishing, cross country skiing and snowshoeing. At the end of the day, request an in-room massage in front of the large stone wood-burning fireplace in your room.

The lodge has 17 guest room and 17 lakefront cabins decorated in a luxurious yet rustic style. In addition to a fireplace, most rooms have deep-soaking tubs, double headed showers and scenic views of the surrounding lake and the mountains - a beautiful setting for a couples' getaway. Each guest room is unique in layout and design, and some guests request the same one every time they return to the lodge. The restaurant serves innovative New American cuisine with a French twist and local organic farm ingredients. Adirondack breakfast and afternoon tea are included in the room rate. If you are looking for unique couples' getaways in the Adirondacks, Lake Placid Lodge is a great weekend idea.

144 Lodge Way, Lake Placid, NY 12946, Phone: 518-523-2700

23. Loews Coronado Bay in California

Loews Coronado Bay in California
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Loews Coronado Bay is a scenic getaway set on its own private island across from San Diego. Have a romantic dinner enjoying an orange sunset over the Coronado Bay while dining on gourmet French cuisine at the resort restaurant.

4000 Coronado Bay Road, San Diego, CA 92118, Phone: 619-424-4000

24. The Westin Stonebriar Hotel & Golf Club in Texas

The Westin Stonebriar Hotel & Golf Club in Texas
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The Westin Stonebriar Hotel & Golf Club is a great getaway for those who want to play, eat, drink and relax Texas-style. The hotel has 301 rooms and suites with floor-to-ceiling windows and plush beds. The Presidential Suite has a large balcony overlooking the pool and golf course while the Chairman’s Suite has a living room complete with fireplace, a whirlpool tub, and a full kitchen. Play a round of golf at the Frisco Golf Course, designed by Tom Fazio, or get your exercise at the Fitness Studio. Have fun in the 200-foott, lagoon- style outdoor pool with waterfalls, a waterslide, and a steamy whirlpool. The resort has several dining options, including Peter’s Café, and Herd & Hearth which serves poolside meals. Grab a cocktail or light meal at Ernie’s Bar.

1549 Legacy Drive, Frisco, TX 75034, Phone: 972-668-8000

25. The White Barn Inn in Maine

The White Barn Inn in Maine
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The White Barn Inn is located in Kennebunk Beach, Maine, 80 minutes from Boston and 30 minutes from Portland, Maine. The property features a AAA Five-Diamond Award restaurant, elegant rooms and a reverse-edged outdoor heated swimming pool. Guests can get a massage in one of the private cabanas located poolside. After getting pampered, explore the coast by bike or in a canoe. There are 25 rooms, including four garden rooms and seven luxurious suites - all are elegantly decorated and have a fireplace. Each room is appointed with fresh flowers and plush terry robes.

The AAA Five-Diamond Award restaurant is housed in two restored barns featuring nineteenth century antiques and oil paintings. While the restaurant seats 120, guests can reserve the Wine Room for private dinners of up to 14 people if you are planning a special celebration. Poolside lunch is served in season featuring sandwiches, salads and brick oven pizzas.

37 Beach Avenue, Kennebunk Beach, ME 04043, Phone: 207-967-2321

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