Winter Historic Getaways from Historic Hotels of America(R)

WASHINGTON, Jan. 12 /PRNewswire/ — Take time to enjoy the wonders of winter — plan a romantic getaway, ski the mountains or explore a great southern town. Historic Hotels of America is offering nearly 60 getaways with packages to beat the winter blues.

The winter specials and packages from Historic Hotels of America are featured at http://www.historichotels.org/page/WinterGetaways.htm. The following are selected samples.

River Street Inn, Savannah, Ga.

Enjoy a Paula Deen Trolley Tour and get to know the South’s favorite cooking enthusiast — Paula Deen with this Savannah’s Fare Package. Sip evening wine and champagne, accompanied by hors d’oeuvres, chocolates at turndown and in-room Godiva coffee. (Available through March 15, 2006; $210 per couple, per night for two-night stay.) Visit http://www.historichotels.org/hotels/River_Street_Inn.htm

Cranwell Resort Spa & Golf Club, Lenox, Mass.

Cranwell’s Romance Package includes overnight lodging, candlelight dinner, champagne and chocolate-dipped strawberries, full country breakfast and use of the spa. (Available through April 30, 2006; $329 per couple midweek. $369 per couple weekends.) http://www.historichotels.org/hotels/Cranwell_Resort_Spa_and_Golf_Club.htm

Wort Hotel, Jackson Hole, Wyo.

Escape with this Jackson Hole Ski Package which includes a three-night stay in a deluxe room, two-day lift ticket at Jackson Hotel Mountain Resort, complimentary ski shuttle and storage, full breakfast each day, use of the Jacuzzi and fitness room and hot beverages in the hotel lobby apres ski. (Available through March 30, 2006; $516 per person, based on double occupancy, includes all taxes.) http://www.historichotels.org/hotels/The_Wort_Hotel.htm

Mohonk Mountain House, New Paltz, N.Y.

Indulge in friendship with this Girlfriends’ Midweek Getaway. Enjoy a choice of $125 worth of spa treatments, use of steam sauna, mineral pool and solarium. Savor chocolate treats, a midnight snack, 10% outlet coupon book, fitness classes, ice-skating or cross-country skiing, three meals daily and afternoon tea and cookies. (Available through March 23, 2006; $364 per person, per night Sun.-Thurs., double occupancy, two night minimum stay required.) http://www.historichotels.org/hotels/Mohonk_Mountain_House.htm

Historic Hotels of America, a program of the National Trust for Historic Preservation, has identified more than 200 hotels that have faithfully maintained their historic integrity, architectural and ambiance. To be selected for this prestigious program, a hotel must be at least 50 years old, listed in or eligible for the National Register of Historic Places or recognized as having historic significance. Reservations can be made though Historic Hotels of America http://www.historichotels.org/.

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