In need of a weekend vacation? They’re perfect for in-state road trips and can be the best way to de-stress and get away from the hustle and bustle of the region.
Lucky for you, U.S. News & World Report recently released its annual “50 Best Hotels” list—including hotels in major cities like Chicago, Hawaii and New York. The list is calculated using factors like industry accolades, guest opinions and star ratings. And this year, three Virginia hotels made the list. Find your next U.S. News & World Report-approved hotel stay, below.
Rank: No. 43
The ideas of luxury and mountainside don’t always intertwine, yet at Primland in Meadows of Dan, Virginia, you’ll experience the very best of that combination. The rustic, farm-like resort is recognized as a retreat for world-class golf and gourmet dining, with an on-site observatory and outdoor activities on-site, showcasing its picturesque location in the Blue Ridge Mountains. While on the property, guests have the option to choose rooms with mountain views, or something less traditional, like a mountain home, cottage or a treehouse. // 2000 Busted Rock Road, Meadows of Dan
Rank: No. 42
While it once was a plantation house in the 1700s and 1800s, the Inn at Willow Grove has since transformed to a luxury resort and spa with just 25 elegant rooms and suites in the manor house and surrounding cottages. The hotel maintains its history through its antique-style interior design, and also its old-school way of life. Guests have the opportunity to participate in activities like horseback riding, exercise on the nearby walking trails, fishing and so much more. According to U.S. News & World Report, The Inn at Willow Grove is the second best hotel in all of Virginia. // 14079 Plantation Way, Orange
Rank: No. 40
The quaint Inn at Little Washington is best known for its Michelin-starred restaurant, featuring three tasting menus curated by acclaimed-chef Patrick O’Connell. In addition to the restaurant’s gourmet food and romantic setting, guests will be taken back in time with the Inn’s 23 bedrooms and suites. The entire vibe of the site feels European, traditional and elegant at the same time, all set in the historic town of Washington. // Middle and Main Streets, Washington
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