A Spa-Spangled Good Time
Norwich Inn hit the ground running with its 1929 opening and became a favorite for the rich and famous, including George Bernard Shaw, Frank Sinatra and the Prince of Wales. Hilary Swank and Chris Rock have been seen at this eastern Connecticut compound in recent years, and it’s no surprise – this Inn features a classic Georgian Colonial revival design and spa surrounded by gardens, manicured lawns and a golf course.
Grove Park Inn Resort & Spa: One of the American South’s oldest and modern famous grand resorts, the Asheville, North Carolina-based resort (image at left) has attracted 10 presidents, including Barack Obama (First Lady Michelle Obama visited, too). Highlights include an 18-hole championship golf course (originally opened in 1899) and a 43,000-square-foot spa built underground. Read more.