Staying in any of these cozy B&Bs will make your trip better

Quick Notes:

  • There are top-notch bed and breakfasts in cities across the United States

  • Cozy accommodations and great food make a bed and breakfast exceptional

  • These bed and breakfasts offer launching points for memorable local adventures

There’s nothing like a weekend getaway to relax you. A stay in the right bed and breakfast makes it even better. The cozy accommodations. The home cooked food. The chance to mingle with other guests over breakfast or enjoy afternoon wine and snacks at the end of a day out. All of these can make a bed and breakfast experience stand out in comparison with other lodging options.

Though almost all bed and breakfast experiences are good, there are some that stand out among the rest. Below, we have a list of some of the most well-regarded and award-winning bed and breakfasts in the U.S. If you have a chance, try to include one of these gems as part of your weekend away.

Williams House: Amelia Island, FL

This property, located in one of Florida’s quaintest islands, contains ten guest rooms that include many of the amenities you’d expect in any good B&B. Stained glass windows? Check. Antiques? They’ve got that too. However, what sets this lodging apart from others may be its food. There’s a full menu that goes well above standard kitchen fare and will make you want to linger long after your plate is cleared.

Soniat House: New Orleans, LA


One of the most interesting aspects of any visit to New Orleans is appreciating the City’s unique architecture. From the mansions in the Garden District to more tightly packed French Quarter homes, there is nothing quite like it in other parts of the country. When you stay at the Soniat House, you’re able to experience this architecture from the inside out. The residence includes three historic townhouses with balconies and courtyards that overflow with southern greenery. The southern-inspired breakfast includes biscuits and jam as well as New Orleans chicory Cafe-Au-Lait.

John and Olivia’s Bed and Breakfast Inn: Schuyler VA

This Waltons themed bed and breakfast is located in the town that the decade-old television gem took place. With each room named after a different character in the series, and its proximity to the Waltons’ museum, it’s a dream stay for fans of the show. To top things off, all of the rooms have a cozy, 1930’s era charm and the breakfast isn’t too bad either.

The Inn at Weathersfield: Perkinsville, VT

This B&B is located in a 1792 mansion with a dozen fireplace-inclusive guest rooms and a farm-to-table restaurant. All food is sourced from within 20 miles and the restaurant’s dining options include blueberry pancakes, breakfast meats, and omelets. It is the perfect base to use as an adventure in leaf-peeping during the fall, or year-round country-road driving and antique shopping.

Antiga Inn: Santa Fe, NM

This bed and breakfast can be your perfect access base to one of the most charming cities in the Southwest.

Santa Fe is known for its art (Georgia O’Keefe is one of many notable artists from the city), plaster fireplaces burning pinion wood, Native American-inspired rugs, and Southwestern cooking that includes red and green chile, cinnamon chocolate, and more. At this 1906 historic inn, you can enjoy easy access to all of this from your room. Each of the lodging spaces was recently renovated and a top-quality breakfast is served each day that will give you the best possible start to your adventures.

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