If you need to get away but you don’t want to travel by train or plane right now, a staycation might be just what the doctor ordered.
Bed-and-breakfasts are some of the best types of lodging for staycations in the NoVA area. They’re cute, they’re quiet, they’re usually in smaller towns a bit further from the hustle and bustle of DC, and a lot of them have rich histories. Check out these local B&Bs for your next getaway.
L’Auberge Provencale Bed and Breakfast, White Post
You’ll find many beds-and-breakfasts in Virginia’s wine country, and L’Auberge Provencale is not only on a winery, but has an acclaimed French restaurant on the property, La Table Provencale. In addition, the rooms here are actually more luxurious than cozy, with provided fluffy robes and flat-screen TVs.
Hidden View Bed and Breakfast, Hillsboro
This five-room bed-and-breakfast, listed as a luxurious B&B, is located in the middle of the countryside. It even has its own pool (which could be better put to use in the summer, but still, adds to the luxury factor). There are also plenty of different interesting features and things to do nearby, including breweries, parks, rivers, antique shows, and casinos, to name a few.
Historic Rosemont Manor, Berryville
If you’re looking for a stay at a place with rich history and a spectacular view of the Shenandoah Valley, look no further than Historic Rosemont Manor. This B&B hosts quaint teas in its Manor House (they’re unfortunately sold out through January 8 right now), and there are several other sunny parlors and historic rooms to sit in and relax.
Stone Gables Bed and Breakfast, Leesburg
As its name suggests, this B&B is one of the last stone gabled barns in Loudoun County, which was converted into a house in the 18th century. The grounds and rooms themselves might be “magical,” according to guests–there are four rooms, all but the loft have stone walls, and all of the rooms have a rustic feel–but the food is also a reason to visit. The kitchen rotates breakfast offerings, such as housemade pop tarts, and can arrange to have a chef come in and cook four-course dinners for guests.
Red Fox Inn, Middleburg
The Red Fox Inn has been in the middle of Middleburg since 1728, making it easy to explore shops, boutiques, and local restaurants during the day. But this B&B also has its own acclaimed restaurant, the Tavern at Red Fox Inn, which features Virginia and Old World wine pairings and excellent food with seasonal dishes.
Photo courtesy Red Fox Inn & Tavern
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