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2006 To
p 10 Romantic Bed and Breakfasts and Country Inns: Inns featured at and in American Historic Inns guidebooks

January 12, 2006 – Laguna Beach, Calif. – American Historic Inns, Inc., publisher of more than 2.5 million bed & breakfast guidebooks, and companion Web site have announced the “2006 Top 10 Romantic Inns.” This marks the 13th straight year that the prestigious award has been given.

Inns were selected for their unique sense of place, luxurious decor, hospitality and overall romantic mystique. The 2006 Top 10 include mansion-style villas with panoramic red rock views in Sedona, Arizona; a rustic Rocky Mountain retreat in Vail, Colorado; an historical estate set on 20 wooded acres on Maryland’s Eastern Shore; and a luxurious seaside resort in Spring Lake, New Jersey.

2006 Top 10 Romantic Inns
The Inn at Bowman’s Hill – New Hope, Pa.
Adobe Grand Villas – Sedona, Ariz.
Santa Ynez Inn – Santa Ynez, Calif.
Brampton Bed & Breakfast Inn – Chestertown, Md.
Grand Victorian B&B Inn – Bellaire, Mich.
Sea Crest by the Sea – Spring Lake, N.J.
Butler House on Grand – Des Moines, Iowa
Savory Inn & Cooking School – Vail, Colo.
Bissell House Bed & Breakfast – South Pasadena, Calif.
Washington Plantation Bed and Breakfast – Washington, Ga.

All 10 inns are included with full descriptions, photos and links to additional information at In addition to the 2006 Top 10 Romantic Inns, more than 18,000 other bed & breakfasts are featured on the Web site. Listings include full text descriptions written by staff writers, rates, guest room details, historic interest, types of meals, amenities, nearby activities, publicity the inn has received and many other items of interest.

Besides being listed at, most of this year’s 2006 Top 10 Romantic Inns are included in American Historic Inns’ two publications: Bed & Breakfasts and Country Inns, 17th edition and The Official Guide to American Historic Inns, 9th edition. Details about each of these award-winning publications can be found at

These guidebooks can be purchased at most bookstores or directly from American Historic Inns, Inc. The prices of the guides are: Bed & Breakfasts and Country Inns ($21.95) and The Official Guide to American Historic Inns ($16.95). Included in the book is one “Buy One Night, Get One Night Free” coupon that can be redeemed at any of the inns listed in the book. Orders may be sent to American Historic Inns, Inc., P.O. Box 669, Dana Point, CA, 92629. Please include $4.00 for the first copy, plus $1 for each additional copy, for shipping and handling. Readers can also visit to order, or call American Historic Inns, Inc. at (800) 397-INNS or (949) 497-2232.